In looking for ways to give a fuller shape to my sense of a sentient and living universe, I have often used the word “wholeness”. I like that word because a whole shapes a relationship between all its parts bringing them to a fullness and new expression. But even that connectedness can grow stiff when it […]
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 […]
New research reveals that lifestyle factors play a significant role in protecting your brain as you age. You can reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias by eating right, exercising, staying mentally and socially active, and keeping stress in check.
Can high doses of vitamin D prevent, treat or delay a wide variety of conditions and diseases affecting virtually every part of the body? This question gets to the heart of the vitamin D debate. On one side of the debate are researchers who for years have been advocating higher intakes and blood levels of […]
Over 30 years of applied research, collaboration with academic research and feedback from patients and therapists – have led him to find the correlation between certain frequencies and positive effect of reducing pain, stress and various illnesses symptoms.
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.
A voluntary code of ethics has been proposed and advertising would enlist the help of retailers in avoiding the sort of advertising that preys on people desperate for help. Such regulations offers a middle ground on which herbal medicines can stand.
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.
Commercially prepared herb tea bags contain only about one-seventh (1/7) the amount of herbs per pint of water as fresh from the garden herbs.
Grinding or powdering them seems more efficient, but it tends to release the herbs oils and to make them weaker medicines in the long run.