How to Make Your Own Dandruff Shampoo


By Dr. Cathleen V. Carr, MA JD MscD – American Eastern Institute “Take two aspirin and call me in the morning.” Traditional Physician advice Everybody knows that aspirin is used as an analgesic to relieve minor aches and pains.  Many of us know it is used as an antipyretic to reduce fever.  Some of us […]

About organic dried blood


I’ve been using Organic Dried Blood  since my mother introduced me to it in the 60’s. Dried blood is an organic product packed with nutrients to keep your vegetables and flowers healthy and green.  There is another great use for this, to keep your plants safe from hungry pests. Blood meal is a dry non-reactive […]

October Garden Chores


Find concise, to the point information, tips and tricks for tending a garden in autumn to best advantage for the rest of the year and into the next. Don’t forget that many elders need an extra hand tending their property year around. Do the right thing and pitch in!

How often do you think about death?


In order to live a well balanced life – the holistic ideal- it is important to think about death so that we may live more fully.

Healing With Herbs, part 7, Guidlines For Brewing Herb Tea


It is far less costly and more satisfying to make your own remedies with homegrown herbs picked right from your garden. You can combine herbs to fit your own needs and tastes and make just the amounts you need. Furthermore, one can guarantee the purity of the herbs since you would know they had not been treated with any toxic chemicals.

How Long Will You Live In Good Health?


Growing Old In Good Health: The Great Disparity The lowest ‘years of healthy life’ is seen in Estonia, where the age is 59 years for men and 61 for women. In Denmark, by contrast, those values rise to 73 years for men and 74 years for women. The UK is higher than the European average […]

Ayurvedic Doshas


Ayurveda helps people heal by balancing the doshas. When the doshas are balanced, the body is in homeostasis (a state of zero change) and that is a state of perfect health. When the body is healthy it automatically repairs and protects itself. The three doshas are vata, pitta, and kapha. The doshas are three general […]