Category: Alternative Medicine

Massage A Hands-On Approach to Feeling Good. Part 1

December 2nd, 2011 — 10:07am

Nothing can compare to the human touch when it comes to pain relief and stress reduction. No longer considered a luxury for the elite, massage therapies and bodywork have become powerful tools for physical rehabilitation and have proven beneficial in the treatment of many conditions such as arthritis, bursitis and back pain. Continue reading »

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The Time for Tea Post 3

October 18th, 2011 — 6:08am

Although witch hazel is an extremely old-fashioned remedy, it is still very popular. Witch hazel has been known to assist one with stopping excessive bleeding during menstruation, and hemorrhage from the uterus, stomach, lungs or bowels. It will also restore poor circulation. Women can benefit from this plant if they have a bout with vaginitis when used as a douche. Continue reading »

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The Time for Tea Post 2

October 10th, 2011 — 6:35am

The berries, flowers and root are used for medicinal and cosmetic benefits. An ointment made of bee wax and the elderberry flowers can be exceedingly beneficial in applying to scars from burns or scalding, in order to heal up potential scars. This herb is known to soothe the respiratory tract, lower fever and stimulate circulation. Continue reading »

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The Time for Tea Post 1

October 3rd, 2011 — 9:15am

As the leaves begin to change color, and the sun sets earlier in the day, with cooler temperatures, it becomes the time of year for many people to enjoy more frequent cups of hot herbal tea. Herbal teas offer an enjoyable and highly beneficial alternative to that second cup of coffee, black tea or soda pop. Continue reading »

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