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Herbal Medicine (Herbalism)
Roses and our health: Much more than meets the eye 🌹

Long associated with love, beauty and the heart, the rose is also a valuable herbal medicine. Over the past year or so, I have found myself thinking that just …

Emma Hickey
Herbal Medicine (Herbalism)
How herbs can help you 🌿

Naturopaths and herbalists are extensively trained in herbal medicine and are excited by the many ways that herbs can profoundly improve health and minimise sy…

Emma Hickey
Ayurveda (Ayurvedic Medicine)
Create an Ayurvedic morning routine

Create more intention in your thoughts and actions

Wondering how to create an Ayurvedic morning routine? In Ayurveda, how you start your day influences the re…

Erica Breen
Traditional Chinese Medicine
Using Traditional Chinese Medicine to Understand & Treat PCOS

How can we use traditional Chinese medicine to understand and treat PCOS?

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is one of the biggest mysteries and confusing health diagn…

Erica Breen
Herbal Medicine (Herbalism)
Preventing and Recovering from the Common Cold, the Flu or a Viral Infection

During the winter months, up to 40% of the population can be affected by the flu, i.e. influenza virus. Unfortunately, the highest rates of infection are amon…

Khabir Southwick
Herbal Medicine (Herbalism)
Blue Lotus

The blue lotus flower Nymphaea caerulea, also known as the water lily, is a type of plant that can be found in various parts of Asia and Egypt. The blue lotus …

Stephanie Anderson
Herbal Medicine (Herbalism)
5 must-try homemade herbal tea recipes

I believe that a cup of tea can cure just about anything.

And in some cultures, it does just that.

Herbal teas have been used for thousands of years by many …

Michelle L. Raymond
Herbal Medicine (Herbalism)
Five Top Tips For A Healthy Fit Summer

It gets to the middle of the summer and we are all feeling great, the suns out, we’re getting a tan, everyone seems to be in a better mood because their body i…

Gemma Nice
Herbal Medicine (Herbalism)
What is aromatherapy and how does it work ?

Aromatherapy refers to a series of traditional, complementary therapies that use essential oils and other aromatic plant compounds. It is a holistic therapy th…

Rūt Essentials
Herbal Medicine (Herbalism)
Bug-Bye Spray: Make it yourself!

I had the pleasure and bliss to go on a mini-retreat this weekend, a sweet little Reiki getaway planned and well organized by Kate from Vibes in Ravenna Ohio. …

Amanda Dodd
Ayurveda (Ayurvedic Medicine)
Ayurveda Application & Notes

Ayurveda is a science for life, based on ancient teachings from India. Documented with emphasis on wellness. The 5,000-year-old system meaning life and knowled…

Ian Hosein
Herbal Medicine (Herbalism)
Home Clearing, Protection, and Divine Support Invocation Spray

Clearing, Protection, and Divine Support Invocation Essential Oil Recipe

Energy is a given, it is what we are made of, it’s in our thoughts, choices, and acti…

Amanda Dodd
Herbal Medicine (Herbalism)
Restore Emotional Balance and Find Calm with this Ancient Healing Art

The ancient practice of Aromatherapy is a holistic healing treatment which uses aromatic essential oils to improve the health of the mind, body and spirit and …

Sharon Kennewell
Traditional Chinese Medicine
The story behind the Chinese term for ‘nerve’

I originally wrote this in response to a colleague who suggested that the Chinese term for ‘nerve’, 神經 [shénjīng], implied that the Chinese conceived of this c…

Demi Powell
Herbal Medicine (Herbalism)
Real Facts about CBD: Is there a risk for health?

Recently, there’s been a lot of talk around CBD (or Cannabidiol oil – a herbal treatment that uses extracts from cannabis plants) – some praise its curing abil…

Demi Powell
Arabic and Unani Medicine
Medieval Islamic Medicine: Herbs, Leading Figures, Anatomy

In medieval times, Islamic thinkers elaborated the theories of the ancient Greeks and made extensive medical discoveries.

There was a wide-ranging interest in…

Demi Powell
Kampo
What is Kampo?

Kampo - magic or reality?

Many people have heard of kampo, Japanese herbal alternative medicine. The kampo method of preparing medicinal herbs was developed i…

Demi Powell
Herbal Medicine (Herbalism)
Use these herbs to treat Urinary Tract Infections

Want to get your urinary tract back on track? This tea blend is beneficial for dealing with the symptoms and the root cause (primarily, bacterial infection) of…

Demi Powell
Herbal Medicine (Herbalism)
Medicine from the Past that you can use today

The battle against drugs and drug usage rages on today and for good reason. However, with the near constant limelight that the ‘drug war’ receives today, it ca…

Demi Powell
Herbal Medicine (Herbalism)
Home Cleansing – Use These Ancient Practices

If you feel exhausted, empty, and negative all the time, your problem might not be caused by illness. Although depression is becoming more and more common in t…

Demi Powell
Herbal Medicine (Herbalism)
20 Ways to Use Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar has numerous benefits both for household and medicinal use. A lot has been written about the greatness of Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) in deal…

Demi Powell
Herbal Medicine (Herbalism)
Swollen Adenoids? Use these home remedies.

Surgery is commonly advocated for swollen adenoids, but you can also try to alleviate the swelling with simple home cures before opting for more invasive treat…

Demi Powell
Herbal Medicine (Herbalism)
Improve your Memory with Rosemary Scent

Tales from England talk about putting rosemary into the pocket of an unfaithful lover so that they do not forget their vows, while Ophelia says the herb is ‘fo…

Demi Powell
Herbal Medicine (Herbalism)
How Castor Oil Can Help You

Castor oil has been ignored by modern medicine despite a centuries old history of medicinal uses. Many regard castor oil as a toxin. But it has been used as a …

Demi Powell

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