Posts From Michael Vertolli, RH

The Best Herbs & Vitamins

October 1, 2011

To Bolster Your Defences A major health concern that has come to the forefront in the last decade is the evolution of new varieties of...

Red Clover: A Detoxifying, Cancer Fighting, and Hormone Balancing Herb

June 1, 2011

Late spring is an amazing time of year. Here in Ontario, June tends to be our greenest month, when the fields and forests have a...

STURDY BURDOCK – Potent Herbal Medicine Clears Inflammation

October 1, 2010

Burdock root has many important medicinal uses. First and foremost, it is an excellent depurative or detoxifying herb. As a result it benefits any chronic...

Restoring Healthy Menopausal Rhythms – The Holistic Approach

May 1, 2010

This has been quite an unusual spring so far. It has been much sunnier and warmer than is typical for this time of year, as...

Herbal Allies for Spring Liver Cleansing

April 1, 2010

One of the most important factors that contribute to the many health problems which we suffer from is toxicity. Our body produces its own toxins...

Prostate Health: Herbs for Treating Inflammation

December 1, 2009

Probably the most common men’s health issue that I’m asked about in my practice is inflammation or enlargement of the prostate. Sadly, these and other...

Natural Protection from H1N1

September 1, 2009

Prepare Yourself for the Coming Plagues – Without the Use of Drugs There has been a lot of hype in recent years about the potential...

Spotlight on Shepherd’s Purse

April 1, 2009

Excellent Spring Tonic for Circulation Now that spring is here, I find it exhilarating to go for a walk each day and see all of...

Restoring Hormonal Harmony with Fertility-Friendly Herbs and Lifestyles

February 1, 2009

It always shocks me how many people hate winter. As a Canadian, to hate winter is to condemn ourselves to feeling miserable a good portion...

Lemon Balm

September 1, 2008

Ease Your Way into Autumn with this Soothing Herbal Medicine September is a time of transition. In the natural world, it is the transition from...

Hawthorn Herbal Ally for the Heart and Mind

May 1, 2008

Now that spring is in full swing, I am blown away by the incredible diversity of plant life that grows all around us. I remember...

Adaptogen Herbs: Give Yourself a Late Winter Boost with These Valuable Therapeutic Herbs

March 1, 2008

Living in Ontario, by the time March comes around it can sometimes seem like winter is never going to end. I love winter and have...

News Briefs – December 2007

December 1, 2007

CAN THIS VITAMIN SLOW AGING? New research has suggested a possible link between vitamin D and a slowing down in the aging of cells and...

Heal Your Thyroid Naturally

December 1, 2007

Canadians, like members of most Western societies, are living longer and there are those who would like us to believe that this is largely the...

Spotlight on Yellow Dock: Soothing, Anti-Inflammatory, and Cleansing

November 1, 2007

Now that the fall colours have passed their peak and most of the leaves have fallen, things are going to look a little barren until...

Back to School Immune Boosting for Kids

September 1, 2007

Now that the summer holidays are over, many parents are concerned about colds, flu and various other “germs” that their children will be exposed to...