When someone in your family gets sick, Ginger Gold Immune Syrup can help them overcome it more quickly – and, giving it to other family members can help prevent the infection from spreading through the entire household! It is also an excellent immune tonic for those who are frequently exposed to high numbers of germs, such as those who lecture, travel, teach, or work in public service, and is indicated for anyone who gets frequent colds or flus.
Are you trying to conceive but having difficulty? You’re not alone – approximately 1 out of every 7 couples have difficulty getting pregnant, and it’s been shown that the reproductive health of both partners is equally important. Fertility – the ability to conceive and carry a pregnancy to term – is directly related to our hormonal health, specifically our reproductive hormones. Two of the most vital aspects for ensuring optimal female fertility and increasing the opportunity to conceive, are regular… Continue reading
Undoubtedly one of the most unique of flowers to behold, Passion Flower is a wonderful relaxing herb to both the mind and body. For those suffering from insomnia, Passion Flower helps reduce the amount of time it takes to fall asleep, as well as helps one to stay asleep so that you get a deeper, more refreshing sleep.
Nettles have traditionally been used primarily as a nutritive tonic to fortify the blood, either dried and drank as a tea, or the young shoots of springtime eaten freshly steamed – they’re one of Nature’s most nutritious, and delicious, “medicines”! Nettles is also a natural diuretic and helps the body to rid itself of water by increasing urine output (this is the mechanism by which it functions as a ‘blood cleanser’). Nettles can be considered with any condition that would… Continue reading
What Can You Do to Improve Sleep Quality – Naturally? Practicing simple “sleep hygiene” can help prepare you for a more restful and refreshing sleep each evening: • Stop caffeine consumption by 2 p.m. (caffeine has a half-life of 5-6 hours, so we need to give it time to get out of our system) • Unplug from the TV or computer at least 1 hour before bedtime (preferably longer). This will give your nervous system a chance to rebalance from… Continue reading
Native to North America, Black Cohosh is a distinctive ‘woman’s remedy.’ It is probably best known for its exceptional ability to relieve hot flashes and other symptoms associated with menopause; however, it is also of benefit for other conditions associated with the female reproductive cycle, including PMS. Black Cohosh helps stimulate delayed menses and relaxes uterine smooth muscle to reduce menstrual cramps. It is commonly combined with Chaste Tree and Dong Quai to help re-establish regular monthly cycles, especially after… Continue reading
Everyday, we’re exposed to literally thousands of toxins – from drugs such as alcohol, to hormones and antibiotics in our food, to pesticides and chemicals in our water and environment – all of which end up passing through the liver. Along with its important role in detoxification, which is the metabolism of substances to render them harmless (or less harmless) in the body, the liver is involved in hundreds of other functions including protein synthesis, the production of bile, the… Continue reading
As well as providing its distinctive flavor and color to curries and other foods, Turmeric’s versatility extends from the spice rack to the medicine chest, like no other! No wonder that in Indonesia, Turmeric is known as the “Queen of All Herbs,” and in the Ayurvedic tradition of India, why Turmeric has been used medicinally for over 4000 years. Turmeric is long-recognized as one of nature’s most powerful medicines. Some of its many health benefits include:
So named for its hooked thorns that remarkably resemble a cat’s claw, this South American vine has traditionally been used for its exceptional anti-inflammatory and rejuvenative properties. Cat’s Claw is one of our best-loved herbs for joint inflammation, especially that associated with rheumatoid and psoriatic arthritis, conditions which have an autoimmune component to them. This is where our immune system fails to recognize our own self as ‘self’ and, instead, starts to treat it as ‘non-self,’ and mounts an immune… Continue reading