What IS Spirulina? Spirulina is a type of blue-green algae that grows in both fresh and saltwater. It’s also commercially produced for use in food and supplements Spirulina is one of the earliest photosynthetic organisms dating back 3.5 billion years!

True holistic medicine does not just cover up symptoms!

True holistic medicine does not just cover up symptoms! If Traditional Chinese Medicine heals the root cause of illness then why should we ever skip diagnosing and treating the root cause? TCM is in part an energy medicine, and in part a physical medicine. It is also in one part a mindfulness practice, and another … Continue reading True holistic medicine does not just cover up symptoms!

Nootropic herbs in Ayurveda & TCM

Nootropic herbs in Ayurveda & TCM Nootropic herbs are COGNITIVE ENHANCERS Medhya Rasayanas are group of medicinal plants described in Ayurveda (Indian system of medicine) with multi-fold benefits, specifically to improve memory and intellect by specific action (Prabhava). Medha means intellect and/or retention and Rasayana means therapeutic procedure or preparation that on regular practice will boost … Continue reading Nootropic herbs in Ayurveda & TCM

 Small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) & TCM

If you experience significant improvement in IBS symptoms after administration of antibiotics, or experience constipation and worsening of IBS symptoms upon increasing the amount of fiber in the diet, and experiences worsening of symptoms upon taking a probiotics, or and using proton pump inhibitor medications for heartburn.

Probiotics, prebiotics, postbiotics, microbiome, our bodies & the soil microbiome

What are probiotics? Probiotics are organisms that live inside of all of us, and on us, that provide beneficial function for our health, regulate our immune system, our mental wellbeing, and are vital for our survival. There are THREE different TYPES of organisms: Beneficial, Commensal, & Pathogenic. An imbalance in the microbiome (Gut) can lead … Continue reading Probiotics, prebiotics, postbiotics, microbiome, our bodies & the soil microbiome

What is a Doctor of Traditional Chinese medicine?

Just as Western medicine has been influenced by European philosophy, so has Traditional Chinese Medicine  been influenced by the Ancient Chinese philosophy of Taoism. In order to properly understand Traditional Chinese Medicine, it is necessary to understand Taoism. It is impossible to understand TCM from a western medicine, or western philosophical starting point. Taoism is a system of sciences, not a religion.

Bacopa Monnieri | Nootropic herbs

Bacopa Monnieri (Herba Lysimachiae, Lysimachia, Asian Moneywort Herb, Loose Strife Herb) is an ancient herb used in Ayurvedic medicine to enhance brain function. Several studies have found that

PC 6, the Heart Boundary Point

This gate is your bodyguard who protects the innermost depths of your heart.

Your Total Guide To Adaptogens | Part 7 | Rhodiola Rosea

Rhodiola has also been used by Buddhist monks to enhance their spiritual powers, their powers of focus, as well as their physical endurance.