August 2, 2010
- Natural Ways to Treat Anxiety and Depression
The most effective way to treat anxiety and depression may be to buy Valium or Prozac and begin treatment that way. For many people this is the answer to their prayers as the meds work quickly to relieve symptoms of anxiety and depression.
For some people, however, turning immediately to medication is not the optimal solution. [...]
July 7, 2010
- Natural Teas to Treat Impotence, and other Natural Methods
Don’t turn to Viagra so quickly! There are other, safer impotence treatments that work equally as effective as generic Viagra and other prescription ED treatments.
Using natural herbs to treat impotence dates back thousands of years. It’s safe, it’s easy, and it’s a tradition!
Try these herbal impotence treatments:
1. Ginkgo biloba – This will improve your memory [...]
June 20, 2010
- Treat Digestion Problems with 100% Natural Herbal Teas!
Digestion problems can be pretty debilitating even when they aren’t considered severe in the medical world. Let’s face it; if you have heartburn, acid reflux, or other digestive issues, it can be pretty hard to go about your day normally. You will probably try just about anything to get your stomach feeling normal again. Below [...]
May 23, 2010
- Herbal Tea Ingredients and How You can Benefit from Them
Digestive health, women health, reproductive health, insomnia treatments, erectile dysfunction treatments, depression and anxiety treatments—you name the condition and I’ll set you up with a 100% natural tea to soothe your condition. Listen, I’m not claiming to be some miracle worker—I would never recommend drinking tea in place of going to the [...]
March 14, 2010
- The Medicinal Benefits of Kava Kava
Kava Kava (or just kava) is a sacred root that hails from the islands in the South Pacific. It has many uses—ranging from spiritual to medicinal—and comes in many forms, such as tea, powder, and pills. You can even chew on the actual root and its leaves—in fact, that’s the most effective way of deriving [...]
March 4, 2010
- Aloe Vera: Why It’s Good For You
Aloe vera used to be a sunscreen soother, and nothing more, but now, nutritionists, doctors, and consumers themselves are singing praises for other health benefits of aloe vera.
What is aloe vera?
Aloe vera is a succulent plant found mainly in Africa and the Caribbean. It thrives in dry climates and survives by holding all the liquid [...]
February 25, 2010
- Herbal Hair Loss Solutions
In a society where physical appearance is of utmost importance, dealing with hair loss can be very difficult and can greatly affect your self-esteem and confidence level. Although is it normal to shed some hair as part of the normal cycle of hair growth and loss, some people may experience more than normal hair loss.
January 3, 2010
- Ginseng: The Key To Wellness?
With all that it is said to treat, is ginseng really the all around wellness miracle herb that it claims to be? The Chinese have been using it for centuries to increase energy, but today it has been known to help in treating stress, increasing alertness and mental clarity as well as reducing fatigue, increasing [...]
December 7, 2009
- Fall Asleep Naturally with Herbs
I have a chronic insomnia problem and I’m not a pill taker. While I have been known to take an Ambien or two every so often, it’s definitely not one of my preferred sleep aids. I’m more likely (as you know) to turn to natural sleep aids to help me fall asleep than I am [...]
November 23, 2009
- Garlicky Goodness: How Garlic Can Save You
Besides adding an incredible burst of flavor to your stir fry, garlic can actually help you fight disease by boosting your immune system and bolstering heart health. Add garlic to any meat, poultry, fish, or vegetable dishes for a healthy kick that could save your life!
• Garlic can help lower blood pressure, prevent blood clots, and [...]
July 5, 2009
- Treat Yeast Infections Naturally
One of the most prominent complaints in the field of women’s health is yeast infections. Although today there are many medications available to treat yeast infections such as Diflucan and a variety of suppositories, before our grandmothers had medicines, what did they use ladies? That’s right natural remedies. Here are some of the old school [...]
- Essential Oils for Stress and Anxiety
You have probably experienced times in your life when you felt stress resulting from events that were job related, relationship-induced stress (such as marital problems, death of a spouse, or divorce), and or money problems. While it may not seem major, soon, you may start feeling anxious, your heart starts racing, you sweat and tremble, [...]
May 26, 2009
- Ginseng is Nature’s New Big Anti-Inflammatory
Even if you’re not an herb person, you’ve surely heard of the famous ginseng. Both types of the root, American and Panax (Asian) ginseng are taken orally by many for various general health purposes. Ginseng serves as an adaptogen, aphrodisiac, nourishing stimulant, and form of treatment for type II diabetes, as well as erectile dysfunction [...]
May 25, 2009
- Ginger Quells Chemo Related Nausea
Here’s another bit of complementary health information: in the largest study of its kind yet, researchers have found that just a smidgen of purified ginger in supplement form (one-quarter teaspoon to one-half teaspoon of the spice each day) could reduce chemotherapy-related nausea by 40 % on the first day of treatment when used in combination [...]
May 11, 2009
- St. John’s Wort for Depression
Depression affects all too many members of our population and now with the economic recession, I am certain that the numbers of depressed people among us are just going up. We all know about the commonly prescribed anti-depressants like Paxil and Zoloft, but did you know that there’s an herbal remedy that’s been shown to [...]
April 10, 2009
- Remember Bilberry
Meet Bilberry. Both its dried and fresh fruit have a sweet and slightly astringent taste that I adore, though most find it odd. It’s been in use for nearly a thousand years in European herbalism and its long been consumed as a traditional food. Yes, bilberry has been an herbal staple since the Middle Ages [...]
April 6, 2009
- Japanese Herbs Heal GI Disorders
It goes without saying that everyone has his own opinion about herbal medicine. Whether they believe in it, whether they have ever tried it and to what extent and even which branch of herbalism one feels closest to. Interestingly, I have found that many people, even when skeptical, will often turn to herbs when suffering [...]
March 31, 2009
- Triphala: Ayurvedic Daily Tonic
Triphala is one of the most commonly used herbal blends in Ayurvedic medicine and I love it because it is simply put, it is a cure for so many ailments. The three fruits contained in Triphala; Haritaki, Amalaki and Bibhitaki, each correspond to one of the three humors or doshas of Indian Ayurvedic medicine. According [...]
March 13, 2009
- Making Herbal Teas
We’re going to be talking a lot here about the benefits of herbs of all kinds and you should know that there are several ways to take herbs. Just walk into your local herb shop and you’ll see capsules, tinctures or extracts and bulk herbs. And when in bulk, they come as leaves, roots and [...]
February 19, 2009
- Singing Praise for Ginseng
I’m a huge fan of Ginseng especially when I’m feeling sluggish or in need of an herbal pick-me-up. Its been used in Chinese medicine for thousands of years to restore energy and I always feel like I’m getting infused with some ancient Chinese wisdom when I drink my Ginseng drops in a cup of tea. [...]