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!

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

Opioids are killing the American Family, AND the American Dream

Drugs are what destroyed this country, drugs destroyed families from the ground up for a few generations, it hasn't stopped, and it now looks like irreparable damage. Stop the opioid epidemic.

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.

Medicinal Mushrooms and Nootropic herbs

Herbs have been researched and for thousands of years in many cultures, and in Chinese culture, this research has been documented as well, so we know a great deal about the brain enhancing qualities of herbs.

Healing meditations:

What would it feel like if this problem was completely solved, or healed or restored? What if it was already perfect? If there had never truly been a problem there to begin with? Begin to imagine That the solution to this situation was created long before the situation even happened? Imagine that you just stepped out of the way for a little while and that now  It is already done Can you feel what it is like? Deep into the core of your being, with every fiber, feeling wellbeing Experience healing, with deep meditation

Your Total Guide To Adaptogens | Part 4 | Salvia

The use of Dan Shen in China has a much longer documented history, and traditional uses have been for anti-inflammation, anti-oxidation, anti-tumor, anti-atherogenesis, and anti-diabetes as well as gynecological uses including mastitis. The use of Dan Shen is indicated if there is for example "Blood Stasis" present, which is a diagnostic pattern in Chinese medicine. In order to avoid unwanted side effects of herbal medicine it is important to understand pattern diagnosis, so according to Chinese medicine some contraindications are cases of "Blood Deficiency, or Yin Deficiency" and typically, if this herbs is needed, other herbs are added to prevent unwanted side effects. Dan Shen should be used with caution in cases where there is no Blood Stasis. Dan Shen is not a "one size fits all" adaptogen, but nonetheless, it has powerful effects on the cardiovascular system.

Your Total Guide to Adaptogens | Part 3 | Astragalus

In traditional Chinese medicine, Astragalus is often combined with other herbs, and that is always true for TCM, and that is where the thousands of years of DOCUMENTED use surpasses the uses of the West, and the understanding of exactly WHAT Astragalus should be combined with, and WHEN, is a skill that rests exclusively in the hands of doctors of Traditional Chinese Medicine. For all the research that is being done, it isn't likely that the West will catch up anytime soon, and the reasons for that is simply that it takes time to conduct studies.

Natural Treatments for Autoimmune Disease

Autoimmune disorders like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, IBD, multiple sclerosis, Type one diabetes, Guillain-Barre syndrome, chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy and psoriasis etc. are on the rise, with almost 50 million Americans suffering from these disorders.