by Dr. Sonica Krishan,
ATH Co-Editor of Ayurveda
The heat is on and we are perspiring ! Hot and scorching summers make us all the more vulnerable to heat related disorders like prickly heat, excessive perspiration, occasional dizziness, sun burns and loss of strength and stamina...
Editor's Note from Sonica Krishan: The heat is on and we are perspiring ! Hot and scorching summers make us all the more vulnerable to heat related disorders like prickly heat, excessive perspiration, occasional dizziness, sun burns and loss of strength and stamina. In this article I have provided with some handy hints and Ayurveda Herb Remedies that could help you to keep your cool in the hot season! Namaste
by Kath Bartlett, MS, LAc
I learned a couple of herbal poison ivy remedies in a Kitchen Herbs class I took a few years back. I don't have any feedback as to efficacy, so please add comments with your experiences.
There are two easily accessible Chinese herbs that treat poison ivy. Both are weeds that are ubiquitous in the summer...
Editor's Note: Try these natural poison ivy remedies and please leave feedback as to efficacy.
Editor's Note: Dr. Maryam Mahanian takes us on a trip through a traditional chinese medicine store and explains some of the most commonly used medicinal herbs.
by Dani Spies
From Andrea D'Amore: Being that this recipe is entirely raw, you get all of the valuable vitamins, nutrients and enzymes that are a part of these plants, completely untouched by the heat of cooking. The fresh, raw, vegetables and herbs in this recipe offer huge flavor and a wide range of healing properties.
The corn, not often eaten raw, is sweet and crunchy and while it adds a great flavor and texture to this salad it is also adding the heart healthy benefits derived from the bran...
by Dylan Warren-Davis, MNIMH,
Whilst still a student of herbal medicine in London in the late ‘70’s I was invited with my mother, Ann Warren-Davis, FNIMH, who was only one of three herbalists in London at the time, to the pre-opening of my brother’s night club in South Kensington...
Editor's Note from Dylan Warren-Davis: Questioning the conventional scientific view of herbs.
by Stella Byrne,BSc (hons), MNIMH,
When I first started practising herbal medicine in South Wales 35 years ago, I was struck by my easy acceptance...
Editor's Note from Dylan Warren-Davis: There is currently a growing trend in biotech companies trying to grab hold of key medicinal herbs and patent them. However it is important to see that herbs belong to the culture that has traditionally used them and that they belong to their common heritage of the people, this is why it is important to respect herbal knowledge within the culture from which it has evolved. A Welsh Herbal presents the herbs used within the Welsh herbal tradition.
Editor's Note: Rickvanman explains the basic principles and procedure of preparing an infused oil with herbs and also states the difference between Essential Oils and Infused oils. He makes it easy.
by Robert Pendergrast, MD
Adrenal fatigue is frequently the problem when a patient comes to me with a chronic sense of exhaustion, need for more than the usual amount of sleep, anxiety, dizziness, and loss of appetite. Sometimes eating is disordered so that foods are overused in an attempt to regain energy or feel an elusive sense of wellness...
Editor's Note: Stress is a fact of life in many people’s lives. Here are a few tips on medicinal herbs that are good stress protectants. Of course simplifying your activities, diet and relationships are also key components to a less stressful lifestyle.
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