Versatile Herbal Medications
Herbs can help with many of the problems we run across in life. Insect bites, a sore throat and upset stomachs can all be dealt with… and with items you may already have in your kitchen.All About Lavender – Using Essential Oils at Home
Lavender has been used for centuries for different ailments. Most everyone knows what lavender smells like, but do you know all the benefits of using lavender. Whether you are looking to soothe an ongoing skin concern or sleep better at night, lavender might be the essential oil you need for optimal health and wellness.Herbs, The Foundation of Medicine: Dang Gui (Angelica Sinensis)
Dang Gui or Tang-Kuei is being marketed by many herb and supplement companies and they are selling a lot of it. It is no wonder – Dang Gui is an important and valuable Blood tonifying herb in the Chinese pharmacopeia…Herbs, The Foundation of Medicine
Since the beginning of time, herbs have been important for man. As early people foraged for food, discovering which plants were edible, they also found plants with medicinal qualities. These medicinal plants were highly valued as they gave people a means of treating health problems. This article discusses one of the most commonly used Chinese herbs, ginseng.How to Choose an Acupressure Mat
Over the past few years, acupressure mats (also known as spike mats, nail mats or Swedish mats) have become an increasingly popular device to self-treat a whole series of conditions, ranging from back pain to poor blood circulation. What Is Acupressure? Acupressure (not to be confused with acupuncture) is an ancient, non-invasive, healing technique based on the application of physical pressure on specific points along the body.The Holistic Approach to Viruses, Bacteria, Parasites and Fungus
This article provides specific information on a holistic approach to ridding the body of viruses, bacteria, parasites and fungus. It discusses methods to boost the immune system, boost the immune system and target microbes for destruction. It provides detailed information on diet, exercise and supplements.Herbs, The Foundation of Medicine: Treating Summer Heat
Overheating in the summer is something we all have to be cautious of. Excessive heat due to overexposure to the sun or being in a hot room without adequate ventilation can cause problems such as heat exhaustion, heat cramps, and/or heat stroke. Chinese herbs can be used to treat overheating with simple herbal remedies.Using a Pendulum During Reiki Healing Sessions
How does a Pendulum work? How can I use it during Reiki healing sessions? Are Pendulums reliable? How do I know how to read the movement of my Pendulum?Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment of Acute Intermittent Porphyria (AIP)
Porphyria is a group of inherited disorders in which affected individuals have a deficiency of certain enzymes which convert chemicals known as porphyrins into heme. Heme is a protein substance which is present in almost all body tissues but is most commonly found in red blood cells, bone marrow, and liver. A faulty and incomplete conversion of porphyrins results in a buildup of these substances in the body and causes symptoms such as abdominal pain, constipation, vomiting, muscular pain, high blood pressure and an increased heart rate. Cutaneous manifestations of the disease result in itching and skin rash. Severe manifestations of this condition result in convulsions, confusion and hallucinations.Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment of Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS)
Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) refers to a group of blood disorders resulting from a dysfunction in the bone marrow. This causes ineffective blood production resulting in symptoms such as anemia, fatigue, recurrent fever, heart disease, and bleeding from different parts of the body. A reduction in the immune response of the body can result in recurrent infections which may have a fatal outcome. In the late or severe stage of the disease, the patient may suffer from shock and serious secondary infection which may cause death. When there is no known cause of the disease, it is known as primary MDS. This condition is known as secondary when it results from known causes such as chemotherapy, radiation therapy, viral infection, exposure to chemicals, and having a genetic disposition to the disease.Resveratrol Benefits – 3 Great Benefits of It!
Resveratrol is a substance that is being sold as a dietary supplement and it’s advertised in certain foods. Discover what it really is, what it can do for someone.How Ayurveda Can Regulate Cholesterol
Cholesterol is one of the essential components for a healthy life. It is the structural component that is required to make cell membranes, vitamin D, hormones, and substances that help in digestion.