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
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.
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
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In Chinese Medicine it is called: Dong Chong Xia Cao, and it is categorized under "Herbs that Tonify the Yang" which is a pretty common category for the adaptogens. It is used for things like Tonifying the Kidneys, strengthening Yang and Jing, Nourishing Lung Yin, transforming Phlegm and stopping bleeding. It is generally used for the same things as in Western herbal medicine, with the addition of asthma, lung cancer, coughing up blood, joint pain.
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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.
Trauma and the nervous system
Trauma and the nervous system Trauma can change the nervous system so that your ability to create and sustain relationships is altered. This change can lead to a belief that love and connections aren't safe, and you may find it hard to trust others, and you may withdraw or avoid people.
“Happy hormones” and Neurotransmitters
There are 4 chemicals that our brain translates into what we call happiness. Serotonin Dopamine Oxytocin Endorphins Serotonin, dopamine, oxytocin, and endorphins are happy hormones that promote positive feelings like pleasure, happiness, and even love. Hormones and neurotransmitters are involved in lots of essential processes, like heart rate and digestion, but also your mood and feelings. They … Continue reading “Happy hormones” and Neurotransmitters
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.