Elderberry for cold and flu symptoms

| September 13, 2011

Short-Circuit Flu Symptoms The weather patterns are starting to change and the cold and flu season is now upon us. There are many supplements you can take throughout cold and flu season to boost your immunity and stay healthy. One of the most recognized herbs for immune system support is echinacea. In fact, many physicians […]

Supplements for heart health

| February 2, 2011

Heart disease is the largest killer in the U.S. and stroke follows closely behind.  Together they are responsible for 43% of deaths.  The most frequent cause of both heart disease and stroke is atherosclerosis, known to harden the artery walls.  Atherosclerosis can create blockages in the arteries from buildup of plaque, cholesterol, and cellular debris.  […]

Hawthorn Berries

| February 1, 2011

Hawthorn berries have long been used in Europe and China. At one time the tree was regarded as sacred and was given to a couple on their wedding day as a symbol of their love and heartfelt connection, as it is an herb that resonates with the heart on a physical and emotional level. In […]

More on the Hawthorn berry

| February 1, 2011

Hawthorn: The Cardiotonic Hawthorn berry (Crataegum species) is considered one of the oldest known remedies in European medicine to be used as a cardiotonic. It has traditionally been used in the treatment of arrhythmias, hypertension, angina, atherosclerosis, and congestive heat failure. Researchers believe the benefits of Hawthorn stem from the flavonoids it contains and its […]

Natto K

| February 1, 2010

Since the original discovery of Nattokinase in 1980 by Dr. Sumi at Chicago University Medical School, research has found it to be one of the most promising substances for the treatment of cardiovascular related diseases. Not only is it incredibly effective, but it comes from a natural food source that is safe and has not […]

Indigestion

| November 22, 2008

Now that the holiday season is here,  I think this is a good time to address the topic of digestion. While most of us enjoy the many parties and family gatherings, some of us may experience indigestion, acid-reflux, intestinal bloating, gas, constipation or even diarrhea. Here are some tips for keeping your digestive tract fairly […]

Inflammation and the immune connection

| August 2, 2008

On a daily basis we come into contact with many environmental pollutants, ranging from smog and industrial wastes to the pesticides, chemicals and heavy metals found in the water we drink and the food we eat. Do you ever stop and wonder how your body fights against all of these foreign invaders? Your immune system […]