10 Things Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Your Blood Test

Learn more about your blood test results — and your health — by discussing your blood work with your doctor. A typical routine blood test is the complete blood count, also called CBC, to count your red and white blood cells as well as measure your hemoglobin levels and other blood components. This test can uncover … Continue reading 10 Things Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Your Blood Test


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 veins. … Continue reading What Is Butcher’s Broom?

What Is Sophora Japonica?

  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 of being used to promote optimal … Continue reading What Is Sophora Japonica?

What Is Witch Hazel?

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 benefits of this special plant are the … Continue reading What Is Witch Hazel?

Natural Hemorrhoid Remedies – Ozonated Olive Oil

Ten million Americans suffer from hemorrhoids, according to a study done by the Cleveland Clinic. [1] And these are only the cases that have been reported, so the actual number is likely much higher. It’s estimated that 80% of adults will suffer from hemorrhoids during their lifetime. The good news is that as uncomfortable as an itching, burning, … Continue reading Natural Hemorrhoid Remedies – Ozonated Olive Oil

The Health Benefits of Mimosa Pudica for Hemorrhoids

Mimosa Pudica is a small evergreen that grows in Brazil, Asia, Africa, and India. The plant has a number of nicknames, including shameful plant, touch-me-not, and sensitive plant. Mimosa Pudica earned these names because of an interesting quality- its leaves close when they’re touched. In Ayurvedic medicine, Mimosa pudica is known as lajjalu and its … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Mimosa Pudica for Hemorrhoids