Plants have the ability to synthesize a wide variety of chemical compounds that are used to perform important biological functions, and to defend against attack from predators such as insects, fungi and herbivorous mammals.
There are a bunch of herbs that can be found in your backyard. I know for many, these weeds can be an eyesore, but an experienced herbalist, or newcomer knowing what to look for, can save a few dollars or more at the herbal store. Chickweed acquired its name because chickens love to eat it. […]
According to the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, Naturopathic medicine is based on the belief that the human body has an innate healing ability. Naturopathic doctors (NDs) teach their patients to use diet, exercise, lifestyle changes and cutting edge natural therapies to enhance their bodies’ ability to ward off and combat disease. NDs view the […]
Traditional Chinese medicine is about equality and balance. It encompasses yin and yang. They are two opposing, but complementary forces. Keeping the balance between yin,the feminine force, and yang, the masculine force, keeps a body healthy. If something is out of balance, then the body is ill. Unlike Western medicine, TCM sees the body as […]
There are many different types of herbs that can be used to build a medicinal herb garden and while it may take getting your hands dirty and some time, it will be incredibly rewarding when you reap what you sow.
Acupressure A traditional technique of Chinese origin, acupressure therapy has been practiced for several centuries to treat a variety of diseases. It is often included in massage therapy training. Acupuncture The Chinese believe putting needles in certain locations can rebalance one’s qi to provide relief. The stimulation of certain nerves, muscles and connective tissues can […]
After hours on the internet, I found an herb from South America called Chanca Piedra.
Natural Remedies and Therapies for Rheumatoid Arthritis
While Crohn’s disease may at first seem intolerable, one can combat it with holistic treatment and by becoming aware of food triggers.