Natural Medicine

6 Herbs for the Kidneys (Herbalism I)

6 Herbs for the Kidneys (Herbalism I)

There is a mystery behind using herbs. Western science has discovered the effectiveness of some plants, while others it has not; but just because a plant’s use has not yet been proven, doesn’t mean it doesn’t have one. It is a matter of time before any herb’s

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Chinese Dietary Therapy, Basic Concepts

Chinese Dietary Therapy, Basic Concepts

In this brief article, we will explore some basic concepts derived from Chinese Dietary Therapy, and learn how to apply them safely. The basics are easy to understand, and enjoyable to explore. Foods are not medicinal herbs. Most foods do not create the same dramatic effects that

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Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning

It’s happening here in New Mexico. When it does it’s truly an ecstatic time. Nature, after long months of sobriety, of containment and reserve can no longer keep it in. Branches and twigs become tumescent first, swell and finally burst forth their green ejaculate and eventually, seed.

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Detoxification, An Introduction

Detoxification, An Introduction

You change the oils and filters in your car, you wash the dishes and scrub the bathroom sink. You take a shower and you make sure to clean between your fingers. But how often do you cleanse your body from the inside? The body becomes a storage

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5 Natural Treatments for Colds and Flus

5 Natural Treatments for Colds and Flus

When you get sick from a cold or the flu, what exactly are you getting sick from? Well, both are caused by viruses, which are very small living structures that are basically a bunch of genetic material packaged into a coating. Colds may be caused by several

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13 Changes to Address Sleep Disorders: Are you dreaming of sleep?

13 Changes to Address Sleep Disorders: Are you dreaming of sleep?

How often have you said: “I’ll get it done, even if it takes all night”, or “I will make up lost sleep later, perhaps on the weekend”. I know I have, more times than I would have liked, in order to push my way through tasks or

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Identifying and Treating Candida: The Yeast Likely

Identifying and Treating Candida: The Yeast Likely

Candida are a group of commensal fungal species that are common human disease causing microorganisms. They are progressively becoming the most important fungal pathogens affecting humans, causing both internal and external disease. They occupy the mucosal and skin layers of the body resulting in local and systemic

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Chinese Herb Targets Immune System

Chinese Herb Targets Immune System

February 12, 2012 — A new discovery about a 2,000-year-old Chinese herbal remedy derived from the roots of the blue evergreen hydrangea may pave the way for a new generation of targeted treatments for autoimmune disorders. A new study suggests the Chinese herb known as Chang Shan

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Taking Homeopathic Remedies

Taking Homeopathic Remedies

Homeopathy is a system of medicine developed in the eighteenth century by the German physician Samuel Hahnemann. Unlike conventional medicine where drugs are given to work against the body and its symptoms, homeopathic remedies work with the body to help stimulate the body to heal itself. In

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What is Naturopathic Medicine?

What is Naturopathic Medicine?

Naturopathic Medicine is the science of diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease using natural therapies with a focus on optimizing health and well-being through individualized patient care and public education.   Principles of Naturopathy Primum non nocere – do no harm, effective health care with the least risk

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