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 […]

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.

Hallucinogenic Herbs: Healing with herbs, Part 9


In less developed countries hallucinogens are the favored medicines. This is because sickness and death are viewed as being a consequence of interference from the spirit world, rather than being induced physically or organically.

Healing with Herbs, Part 8: Herbal Medicines and the Law


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.

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.

Basic Caring for the Caregiver Tips


Preventive health measures are important while providing care for another person. These include immunization, all the regularly scheduled check-ups, and recommended screenings, telling your doctor you are a caregiver and talking to him/her if you are feeling depressed or nervous.