Dandelion is one of those plants we tend to think of as a weed. But few people regard dandelion for its forgotten use as a medicinal herb. For centuries, perhaps even millennia, this “weed” was highly prized in ancient China as well as in Tibetan medicine and the Ayurvedic healing tradition for its use as a natural liver detoxifier and diuretic and to treat gallstones, eczema, and even cancers.
I’m always surprised when I find that a common ingredient I keep around the house anyway has an undercover health benefit. In our spice racks, we have many potent flavoring agents – sweet, salty, and bitter – but only one of them, Cinnamon, has been in the news lately as a natural preventative agent against high blood sugar and cholesterol.
Whenever we’re in the middle of flu season, which lasts from about November to March, this time of year certainly reminds us that the flu can be terrible. The aches, pains, and sheer mucus production sap your strength, turn you into a social pariah, and make you feel miserable for weeks
Holy Basil is an ancient herb that is known as ‘Tulsi’ in its homeland of India. This herb’s name literally means “matchless” and its benefits have been documented from around 3000 years ago and are mentioned in the classic Indian Ayurvedic text that deals with natural healing.
Victims of Erectile Dysfunction should first consult their physicians to rule out any organic disease or drug interactions. If the cause is psychological, which is about 10 to 20 %, then counseling may be the best answer. Ultimately, sufferers of psychological ED should realize that sex is an act which begins between the ears (in the mind).
Aromatherapy is an alternative therapy, which uses essential oils, each of which has specific curative qualities. The essential oils help patients to calm down, stimulate the immune system, improve the appetite, and some help in mitigating the pain in stiff joints. Typically, aromatherapy contains an array of brown bottles containing small quantity of essential oils.