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.

About Healing With Herbs

There are many people who regard herbal healing as superstitious based, antiquated or hocus-pocus.

Population Of Elders Is Exploding

How will families, communities and governments respond to the needs of the rapidly growing elderly population? Some nations experienced more than a doubling of average life expectancy during the 20th century.

Dementia Is A Growing Global Crisis

Many experts agree that environmental factors and unhealthy lifestyle choices are increasingly responsible for inhibiting brain activity.

Lasik Surgery Update

Satisfaction with ones surgeon is key; it strongly predicts overall satisfaction with laser eye surgery, even more so than where the surgery is performed.

Harkin Waxes Wise on Health Care Reform

Comprehensive health reform legislation is our opportunity to change the paradigm. We are going to extend health insurance to every American and we are going to give our citizens access to a 21st century health care system – one that is focused on helping us to live healthy, active, happy lives.

Native Americans Preparing for Healthier Health Services

The object of the program is to teach members to embrace lifestyle changes that will help them reasonably lose weight, exercise more and eat healthier.

Introduction to How to Use of Crystals for Healing

A brief introduction to using crystals and gemstones to assist in healing to facilitate and spiritual growth.

Skullcap: Use in Natural Medicine

Ocmulgee skullcap is a better inhibitor of glioma in rat brain cells than the well known Chinese herb Scutellaria. It is on the USDA list of threatened plants. See German Journal on Herbal Medicine, 2009 (Skuhl’ kap) Scientific names: scutellaria laterifolia, scutelaria baicalensis Common names: American scullcap, blue pimpernel, blue skullcap, helmut flower, hoodwrot, haung-qin, […]

The Care and Cleansing of Therapeutic Gemstones

Avoid smoking and wearing synthetic perfume when wearing therapeutic gemstones, especially porous stones. The fumes can interfere with the free flow of a gemstone’s energy.