Category: Natural Health

Reading, ‘Riting & Rosemary

Excuse the play on an old standby, but kids going back to school reminded me of the three Rs and that led to substituting Rosemary for ‘rithmetic (I was never very good in math anyway). You see, I read about Rosemary and I am… Continue Reading “Reading, ‘Riting & Rosemary”

The Zombie Plant

Q:  What is that plant that has purple leaves and tiny pink blooms and is all over right now. I see it in large patches in fields. Is it good for anything? Cami I think you are talking about purple dead nettle, or as… Continue Reading “The Zombie Plant”

The Dark Side of Food, Herbs and Spices!

Q: I read about the grains last month, but what about nightshade plants? A friend told me I shouldn’t eat those either. Is that just tomatoes and potatoes? Marg Last month we popped your bubble about eating grains, now I guess we will continue… Continue Reading “The Dark Side of Food, Herbs and Spices!”

Healing Occurs Naturally!

Except for the ones I make, I buy my vitamins, herbs, minerals, extracts, essential oils (including Tei Fu Oil), flower essences, toothpaste, shampoo, cleaners, etc. from Nature’s Sunshine Products because they have the best quality for the best price, especially if you are a… Continue Reading “Healing Occurs Naturally!”

GERDS Self-test

  As I promised at a seminar last week, here is the GERDS “stuff”. In the book Prescription for Nutritional Healing, the following excerpt tells you how to do a self-test for stomach acid issues: “Hydrochloric acid (HCI), which is produced by the glands in… Continue Reading “GERDS Self-test”

Wonderful Wood Betony

Recently, a good friend asked me about using Wood Betony for a head injury and that got my wheels turning. After re-reading about Wood Betony in Matthew Woods’s The Book of Herbal Wisdom (one of my favorite books) I immediately started a Wood Betony… Continue Reading “Wonderful Wood Betony”

Trayfoot Jen’s Twenty-Six Ways to Live Longer…Better!

 Tai Chi: The VA is prescribing Tai Chi for Vets! Qigong: A recent study showed that older adults who did qigong regularly reduced their health care expenses by a whopping 83.4%! Now that’s efficient health care reform. Meditate. Swing arms for lung and heart… Continue Reading “Trayfoot Jen’s Twenty-Six Ways to Live Longer…Better!”

Water and Salt The Essence of Life

Yesterday, in a workshop I was teaching at Massanutten Resort, we had a discussion of the importance of salt and water in our diets. I promised those attending that I would post the name of a book on this subject, so here it is:… Continue Reading “Water and Salt The Essence of Life”

Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare Receive Opioid Prescription, Report: At Cost of $4.1B Last Year

Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare Receive Opioid Prescription, Report: At Cost of $4.1B Last Year These statistics are from a report from the Office of Inspector Genner for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. $4.1 billion is a lot of money,… Continue Reading “Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare Receive Opioid Prescription, Report: At Cost of $4.1B Last Year”

New study says Tai Chi can increase the number of stem cells!

Taipei, June 7 (CNA) Taiwanese researchers have identified one possible reason that practitioners of the martial art tai chi tout its health benefits: shadow boxing apparently reinvigorates stem cells. In a study published in the international medical journal Cell Transplantation, a research team found… Continue Reading “New study says Tai Chi can increase the number of stem cells!”

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