Archive for the ‘Herbal Medicine’ Category

Becoming an Herbal Medicine Convert

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

When my son Logan was 10 months old, he suffered his first ear infection. A common ailment, I know, but it still took me a little by surprise. My wonderfully healthy, not in day-care, breast-fed boy with an ear infection? But it was true and our family doctor promptly prescribed a treatment.


Herbal Remedies ARE Medicine

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

Herbs are really great! They are naturally occurring substances, (mostly plants); they have been used for centuries; have no side effects and are certainly safe, right?

Naturally occurring? Yes, in most cases. Used for centuries? Yes, by numerous cultures as an integral part of their medicine and healing systems.


Herbal Pink-Eye Cure

Monday, September 12th, 2011

When my son was four, he got conjunctivitis, commonly known as pink eye. This highly contagious, incredibly itchy condition of the eyes is quite common in children, especially in these times of ubiquitous day care. Because pink eye is a bacterial infection, it is easily cured with a topical penicillin ointment that can be obtained by prescription. (more…)

Healthy Living with Aromatherapy

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Aromatheraphy is the art of using oils extracted from aromatic plants to enhance beauty and be healthy . Through a process of distillation the aroma of rose petals, lemon peel, berries, etc., is captured into liquid known as essential oils.

The sense of smell is awakened by the power of aromatheraphy. The use of clary sage is found to be emotionally uplifting. Place a few drops in a fragrancer to enjoy a mood-lifting experience. For increased vitality sprinkle a few drops of rosemary and geranium oils into bathwater. Many have found rose oil to be relaxing when rubbed on the neck, hands and wrist. A few drops of essential oil may be placed on a cotton ball to inhale. Try inhaling peppermint to calm an upset stomach. The peppermint oil may also be mixed in honey water and sipped from a spoon. (more…)

Hair Again – Baldness Treatment

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

A cure for hair loss can be considered the last straw after trying to do other things.

Hair loss and embarrassment ends up reducing the assurance rank. We begin to notice that we are getting older. Once hair is gone it is nearly impossible to grow it back, but we can fight back with hair replacement. It is essential to be careful before we have an assessment to halt and prevent hair loss.

Herbal Medicine: Herbs and Herbal Supplements

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

Herbs and herbal supplements have skyrocketed in popularity the past decade. 25% of United States adults report taking an herbal supplement. While this hot trend may seem new to some, herbal medicine is actually one of the oldest known forms of healthcare.

Many people turn to alternative medicine, including herbal supplements, because they want something less invasive, gentler on their systems and readily available. Many are looking for some benefit without the common side effects of prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs. Supplements often address the underlying cause instead of just treating the symptom.