Top 12 herbs for weight loss

Source: Top 12 herbs for weight loss by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  If you want to lose weight, get fit, or reduce bloat, the only long-term strategy to ensure lasting success is by changing how you eat and increasing your activity level. However, several herbs and spices can help your fitness journey by boosting your … Continue reading Top 12 herbs for weight loss

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How to Treat and Prevent Diabetes

In New Paradigms in Diabetic Care, we discover the best medicines for avoiding diabetes or treating it. It should come as no surprise to anyone that magnesium deficiency leads directly to the diabetic condition and the same can be said about bicarbonate deficiencies. Dr. Jay Shubrook writes, “Most people associate diabetes with excessive sugar intake … Continue reading How to Treat and Prevent Diabetes

The Health Benefits of Collinsonia Root

Source: The Health Benefits of Collinsonia Root by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  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 … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Collinsonia Root

What Is Butcher’s Broom?

  Source: What Is Butcher’s Broom? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  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 … Continue reading What Is Butcher’s Broom?

What Is Witch Hazel?

Source: What Is Witch Hazel? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  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 … Continue reading What Is Witch Hazel?

The Top 8 Cooling Spices for Summer

Source: The Top 8 Cooling Spices for Summer by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Also known as pitta (or fire season), summer heat can lead to excess skin irritation, acne, rashes, sweating, and even heat stroke. To keep the body cool during the summer months, ancient Indian medicine (Ayurveda) recommends consuming spices that promote … Continue reading The Top 8 Cooling Spices for Summer

The History of Gravel Root

Source: The History of Gravel Root by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Gravel root is a powerful therapeutic plant that’s popular in traditional medicine. Generally a mauve- or white-colored flowering perennial, gravel root can primarily be found along the East Coast of North America and Canada. Gravel root can sometimes be found as far south as … Continue reading The History of Gravel Root

6 Herbs to Enhance Female Libido

Source: 6 Herbs to Enhance Female Libido by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Aphrodisiacs have been used throughout history and many ancient aphrodisiac mixtures are still popular today. When it comes to herbal aphrodisiac supplements, male sexual health products are often the most abundant in supply. Regardless of the focus on male sexual health products, … Continue reading 6 Herbs to Enhance Female Libido

4 Health Benefits of Dokudami

Source: 4 Health Benefits of Dokudami by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Dokudami is a perennial herb native to Japan, China, and Korea. It has a long-standing culinary use in Asian cooking and has been used for centuries in Ayurvedic traditional medicine. It’s believed to offer positive benefits to the immune system and respiratory tract. However, … Continue reading 4 Health Benefits of Dokudami

The 7 Best Herbs for Women’s Health

Source: The 7 Best Herbs for Women’s Health by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Herbs are widely used by people all over the world, mostly by those seeking alternatives or adjuncts to traditional pharmaceuticals. While no one herb will solve every health issue, the research shows that specific chemicals within certain herbs have the … Continue reading The 7 Best Herbs for Women’s Health