Could the Pill Lower a Woman’s Sex Drive?

Women who use hormonal contraception such as birth control pills may be at higher risk for having sexual problems than women who use no contraception or non-hormonal contraception, a new study suggests. The research isn't the first to find such a link, said Dr. Irwin Goldstein, director of sexual medicine at Alvarado Hospital in San … Continue reading Could the Pill Lower a Woman’s Sex Drive?

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About Ayurveda

Ayurveda is "The mother of all healing arts" on our planet, because it predates all healing systems and all forms of natural medicine. It was developed in India some 5,000 to 10,000 years ago. Knowledge of Ayurveda has been recorded in two of the vedic texts: the Atharva veda, and the Rig veda, which are more … Continue reading About Ayurveda

What Are the Benefits of Spagyric Extracts?

Source: What Are the Benefits of Spagyric Extracts? by Dr. Edward Group  Not everyone has the means or stomach to bite into a turmeric root every day to harness its power. This is where many consumers opt for a dehydrated, powdered, or distilled version of the herb to take as a supplement. This captures some benefit but … Continue reading What Are the Benefits of Spagyric Extracts?

Organic Oregano Oil and Warts

Source: Organic Oregano Oil and Warts by Dr. Edward Group   Warts can be more than just unsightly or annoying growths that appear on the feet, hands, or elsewhere on the body. They can become very painful, spread to other areas on the body, and, in the case of a plantar wart outbreak, even inhibit your ability to … Continue reading Organic Oregano Oil and Warts

The Health Benefits of Collinsonia Root

Source: The Health Benefits of Collinsonia Root by Dr. Edward Group   Collinsonia canadensis, also known as Canada horsebalm, hardhack, horseweed, richweed, ox-balm, and stone root, is an herb in the mint family. Historically, it has been used for improving circulation and congestion, especially in the bowels and throat. It has also generated much interest for being helpful … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Collinsonia Root

What Is Camu Camu?

Source: What Is Camu Camu? by Dr. Edward Group Camu camu, or Myrciaria dubia, is a fruit tree native to the Amazonian rain forest. It grows as a small shrub alongside the river and produces berries that resemble cherries. Like many other Amazonian fruits, camu camu has earned quite a bit of interest due to its active … Continue reading What Is Camu Camu?

Health Benefits of Perilla Frutescens

Source: Health Benefits of Perilla Frutescens by Dr. Edward Group   Perrilla frutescens, commonly referred to as perilla, is a food and traditional medicine in Asian countries, particularly Japan and China. A member of the mint family, the leaves are used in Chinese herbal medicine for symptoms of asthma and cough and contain calcium, iron, and vitamin C. … Continue reading Health Benefits of Perilla Frutescens

What Is Butcher’s Broom?

Source: What Is Butcher’s Broom? by Dr. Edward Group   Butcher’s broom, or Ruscus aculeatus, is an evergreen like shrub with a long history of use in Europe for promoting circulatory system health. Among other benefits, butcher’s broom helps tighten blood vessels and capillaries, which has generated interest for use against varicose veins. It’s also been shown to … Continue reading What Is Butcher’s Broom?

What Is Sophora Japonica?

Source: What Is Sophora Japonica? by Dr. Edward Group Sophora japonica, otherwise known as Japanese pagoda tree, is native to eastern China and Japan. Its beautiful white flowers make it a prized ornamental tree all over the world. But, it’s not only beautiful, it’s also very beneficial to the circulatory system. Sophora japonica has a documented history … Continue reading What Is Sophora Japonica?

What Is Witch Hazel?

Source: What Is Witch Hazel? by Dr. Edward Group   Hamamelis virginiana, better known as witch hazel, is a tall shrub native to the United States and Canada. It has a long history of use by the Native Americans as a traditional phytotherapy for hemorrhoids, varicose veins, and other circulatory system problems. Subsequent research has shown that the … Continue reading What Is Witch Hazel?