We all know that sluggish feeling of not getting enough sleep. Sleeplessness is truly a drag, especially since we need to spend about 1/3 of our life sleeping. During sleep, the body’s parasympathetic nervous system is switched on (“rest and digest”). It is a time during which the body repairs … [Read more...] about Herbs For Sleep [Top 3]
Best Herbs For Stress [Top 3 For 2019]
Chances are you can identify some of your own stress symptoms. Maybe your heart races, your stomach churns, you hold tension in certain areas of your body, or you feel a general sense of being overwhelmed and feeling helpless. All of these “symptoms” are part of the fight-or-flight response that … [Read more...] about Best Herbs For Stress [Top 3 For 2019]
Medicinal Mushrooms for Immune Support
Mushrooms are often associated with mystery. They are indeed fascinating, being neither plant nor animal, yet having characteristics of both. In ancient times mushrooms were regarded as magical, as people could not figure out how they were produced. Could they also be magical when it comes to … [Read more...] about Medicinal Mushrooms for Immune Support
Stress Management: How Medicinal Mushrooms Can Help
You may have heard of herbal adaptogens, which is a class of substances that work with the body to help it adapt and to promote balance (homeostasis). Adaptogens are well regarded for helping people to handle and manage stress and fatigue. Adaptogens do so in a way that regulates … [Read more...] about Stress Management: How Medicinal Mushrooms Can Help
Nootropic Herbs For Brain Health
Nootropics: Brain Health Support Whether you are a student studying for an exam or an adult wanting to improve your memory, you are not alone in wanting to promote and protect your brain health. In today’s age, more and more people are seeking out ways to enhance brain function and prevent, and … [Read more...] about Nootropic Herbs For Brain Health
Natural Alternatives to Testosterone Replacement Therapy
Testosterone, touted as the “manly” hormone, is the most powerful androgen. Androgens are a group of steroid hormones whose name fittingly is derived from the Greek word for “man-maker.” The Role of Testosterone Testosterone is well-known for its role in muscle growth, male pattern hair growth, … [Read more...] about Natural Alternatives to Testosterone Replacement Therapy
Women’s Herb Guide for Better Sex: Increase the Passion
Do you want to have better sex and more passion in your life? Concerned about your low sex drive and want to do something about it? You aren’t alone. In our culture sex is often an awkward topic of conversation and creates a lack of meaningful dialogue. The truth is that there are millions of … [Read more...] about Women’s Herb Guide for Better Sex: Increase the Passion
Testosterone & Men: The Correlation between Healthy Testosterone Levels and Overall Well-Being
Testosterone, “T”, is a male’s best friend. Responsible for what we consider to be all the “manly” characteristics, testosterone is behind the sexy deep voice, muscular build, and that ever-growing facial hair. Widely known as the male sex hormone, it is no wonder that testosterone is produced … [Read more...] about Testosterone & Men: The Correlation between Healthy Testosterone Levels and Overall Well-Being
Herbs For Social Anxiety
The events of today’s world can be traumatic, and even the pace of everyday life can be cause for social anxiety. Who hasn’t experienced it? All too often we put up with the stresses that cause anxiety while forgetting that we have the power to take actions that can create more peace … [Read more...] about Herbs For Social Anxiety
What is Type 3 C – Diabetes? And How Can You Prevent It?
Have you ever heard of Type 3c Diabetes? Compared to diabetes type 1 and type 2, it is not as well-known, yet it ought to be recognized more. Here’s why: research shows that type 3c diabetes is often misdiagnosed as type 2, which leads to improper treatment. Type 3c diabetes is surprisingly … [Read more...] about What is Type 3 C – Diabetes? And How Can You Prevent It?
Top Five Chinese Herbs for Heart Health
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both women and men. This fact alone proves that our heart health is central to life itself. Western medicine focuses on heart health mostly from a physical standpoint. Our heart is the center of our circulatory system—pumping blood … [Read more...] about Top Five Chinese Herbs for Heart Health
How to Lose Weight Naturally: Does Dieting Work?
When it comes to weight loss, we all know the drill. You finally decide to take it seriously and set a strict diet for yourself. Maybe initially, you even see some results, but over time most people fall off the wagon and end up right back where they started… and are left with the feelings of … [Read more...] about How to Lose Weight Naturally: Does Dieting Work?
How to Get a Legendary Body
How does one achieve a legendary body? It all starts with making healthier choices and creating better habits. There are tons of ideas out there on how to get in the best shape—and perhaps we make getting and staying in shape much more complicated than it should be. Using scientific evidence, … [Read more...] about How to Get a Legendary Body
Lack of Sleep Wreaks Havoc on the Brain
Sleepless Nights... We all know how they make us groggy and grumpy in the morning, but have you ever considered the physiological effects of insufficient sleep? The science and effects of sleep deprivation are scary! Research shows that sleep deprivation wreaks havoc on hormonal function and … [Read more...] about Lack of Sleep Wreaks Havoc on the Brain
Yin Within the Yang: The Importance of Testosterone in Women’s Health
Understanding Testosterone and the Hormonal Ecosystem Testosterone—it’s in all of us! This hormone is important for male sexual function increased muscle mass, and has also been known to stoke male aggression. You may also know that it has many interesting health implications for people of both … [Read more...] about Yin Within the Yang: The Importance of Testosterone in Women’s Health
Fight Fatigue and Increase Your Energy
Your energy level can be a major indicator of the state of your health and well-being. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) the concept of chi, or energy, is synonymous with life itself; hence, it is also referred to as our life force—the body’s vital energy. While chi is invisible there is a … [Read more...] about Fight Fatigue and Increase Your Energy
Use Your Gut Instinct: Navigating the Holiday Season
In Chinese elemental theory, fear is the emotion associated with the Winter season. When observing the winter time, we see that things slow down and even freeze. The natural world is in a state of contraction and condensation. It is a time for conserving energy. While the world outside us is … [Read more...] about Use Your Gut Instinct: Navigating the Holiday Season