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.
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.
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. […]
Ayurvedic medicine is one of the world’s oldest medical systems.
Essential oils are the cornerstone of aromatherapy and are employed to help soothe both the body and the mind.
A migraine headache, often described as an intense throbbing or pulsing on one side of the head, is commonly accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. Find natural medicine for treating migraines.
After hours on the internet, I found an herb from South America called Chanca Piedra.
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 […]