Category Archives: Herbal Remedies

Ashwagandha – The Indian Ginseng

Ashwagandha – The Indian Ginseng Name: Ashwagandha, Ashwaganda, Withania Somnifera, Winter Cherry. Ashwagandha is extensively used in Ayurveda as a superb remedy for nervous exhaustion. It is often called Indian Ginseng for its tonifying properties. Unlike ginseng it is not … Continue reading

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Shatavari – Support for Sexual Health

Shatavari – Support for Sexual Health Common Name: Indian Asparagus, Asparagus Racemosus Sanskrit and Hindi Names: Shatavari, Satavar, Satmuli, Sitavari Traditionally it is one of the most effective herbs for supporting both male and female reproductive health. This herb is … Continue reading

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Warts

Warts Warts are common viral infections and can occur in all three doshas. Viruses are all around us but only when  immunity is low can they take over and cause warts or another skin growths. Two factors are crucial in … Continue reading

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Aerobic Oxygen – the Holistic Alternative to Antibiotics.

Aerobic Oxygen – the Holistic Alternative to Antibiotics. Aerobic Oxygen is Stabilized Negative Ions of Oxygen in a Liquid, Non – Toxic Form. It is well known that Oxygen is a healer, a cleanser, and a source of energy to every cell … Continue reading

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Turmeric – The Yellow Wonder

Turmeric – The Yellow Wonder Turmeric (Curcuma longa, Jiang huang, Haridra) is a perennial herb of the ginger family. It has been used in Southern Asia and the Middle East for millennia not only for culinary purposes. Ayurveda and Chinese … Continue reading

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Herbal Remedies that Support Anti – Cancer Therapy

Herbal Remedies that Support Anti – Cancer Therapy Cancer is probably the most feared disease in the modern world, although heart disease still comes first in the number of fatalities. Every time someone is diagnosed with cancer two questions arise: … Continue reading

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Arthritis – the Modern Plague

Arthritis – the Modern Plague More and more Americans are affected by joint pain. The problem gets worse year by year, and has reached epidemic proportions in the last 40 years. Almost all of us have a friend or relative … Continue reading

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Ayurveda on Jet Lag

Ayurveda on Jet Lag Traveling disrupts our biological clock and internal rhythms. Movement, air – conditioned environments, and increased altitude increase Vata (the space and air dosha).  Dehydration, sluggish digestion, insomnia, hotheadedness, anxiety, spaciness, jet lag, exhaustion, irritability, disorientation, and … Continue reading

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SAVE DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS

SAVE DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS Dear readers, I got this message forwarded by a friend of mine. Please read and take action! Diana Hsieh (Ph.D, Philosophy, CU Boulder) Senator Durbin presented his legislation on the Friday July 1th. The Alliance for Natural … Continue reading

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Pearl Powder – an Excellent Treatment for Acne

Pearl Powder – an Excellent Treatment for Acne We spend a lifetime living in our skin. The skin is the border between our inner and outer world, the first impression the outer world has of us. The condition of the … Continue reading

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Holistic Treatment of Menopausal Symptoms

Holistic Treatment of Menopausal Symptoms When I wrote my first post about Menopause, I realized that the topic is too large to cover it all in one article. Here is more information on the holistic approach to menopausal transition. See … Continue reading

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Menopause – A Great Time for Rejuvenation

Menopause – A Great Time for Rejuvenation There is nothing constant in the world except for changes. Night becomes day; spring replaces winter; a child grows up and becomes an adult… Wisdom is not to wrestle with this fact but … Continue reading

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Reishi (Lingzhi) – the Sacred Mushroom

Reishi (Lingzhi) – the Sacred Mushroom The Reishi (Japanese name), Ganoderma (Scientific name), or Lingzhi (Chinese name) mushroom has been used for more than 2,000 years, making it one of the oldest mushrooms known to have been used medicinally. Generally, … Continue reading

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Wild Oregano Oil – the Mediterranean Miracle

Wild Oregano Oil – the Mediterranean Miracle What qualities do we look for in a remedy? It must be effective, which means our disease must be cured without side effects. The second desirable quality is: it must be affordable, which … Continue reading

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Herbal Remedies for Prostate Problems

Herbal Remedies for Prostate Problems There are many herbs used by both Ayurveda and Chinese medicine. The yin – yang theory of Chinese herbalism and the dosha theory of Ayurveda provide a similarly balanced approach to the understanding of health, … Continue reading

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