Treating Acne Holistically

Thu, 07/04/2019 - 02:13 -- Kyla
Acne, like all skin diseases, is a complex issue that requires a whole-body approach to treat. Dermatologists, although skilled in identifying exactly which bacteria or variant of acne, eczema, etc. is present, do not have many effective strategies for curing acne. The only options available through conventional medicine are topical steroids to suppress the inflammatory response, or the contraceptive pill to override the body’s hormonal patterns. Find out how to address this issue from a more holistic approach.

Effective Hayfever Relief with Herbs

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 13:26 -- Kyla
Hay fever is an infuriating dis-ease: itchy red eyes, runny nose, sneezing and general irritability are the trademark symptoms, although some people may also have mild fever, itchy throat or blocked ears. Hay fever is caused by an over-reaction of the immune system to something that should be only mildly irritating: airborne pollens. The most common culprits will vary from place to place, but cereal grasses and Plane Trees are big triggers in Victoria where I live. Because pollen comes from flowers and most flowers emerge in the spring, most hay fever sufferers dread the springtime months. However, some people will also have flare ups in the Autumn, especially in warmer climates. The good news is that hay fever is relatively easy to treat herbally...

Is Rosemary Our Next Superfood?

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 18:25 -- Kyla

In our passion for rare and exotic herbs and superfoods, it is easy to overlook the superfoods that might just be growing in our back yard. Rosemary falls prey to this problem, being overlooked due to its commonplace nature. However, emerging research is showing it not only has enough anti-inflammatory punch to rival turmeric, but it is also an effective anti-depressant!

SACRED SMOKE

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 18:55 -- Laura
Sacred Smoke

The essence of smoke is mystical and evocative, and is a fundamental human symbol of higher realms. Read the full article to explore the history, magic, medicine, and many cultural and spiritual aspects of this sacred practice. From Native Indians to Vikings, using Blessing Herbs, Sacred Woods, Magical Resins, Cow Dung, Moxa and much more, you will delve further than the basics of smudging.

Natural Relief from INFLAMMATION

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 13:09 -- Kyla

There is mounting evidence that chronic inflammation is the underlying cause of many (if not all) of our most prevalent degenerative diseases, including Heart Disease, Cancer, Diabetes & Alzheimer's. Inflammation is also the cause of much discomfort and pain, from Arthritis & Rheumatism, Asthma, IBS, Chrohn’s disease, menstrual cramps…and the list goes on. This article outlines many natural anti-inflammatory herbs, as well as foods and spices.

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