“If you feel uncomfortable with the idea of self-medicating, I respectfully suggest you root out and possibly reconsider the beliefs that underlie these feelings. Boundless numbers of us in this society are extremely intelligent human beings, fully capable of making excellent decisions about our lives, particularly when given access to valid information as a base […]
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“Let food be your medicine, and medicine your food.” – Hippocrates The above age old advice from Hippocrates, the father of medicine, still holds true today. Contemporary nutritional therapists believe that most states of ill-health, barring accidents and trauma, can be treated effectively with diet. In the case of the common cold they suggest a […]
Since there is no quick cure for the common cold, the best approach is prevention. You can, in a sense, catch a cold from yourself. When your immune system weakens from factors such as stress and/or poor diet, viruses can take hold. Once a cold has a firm grip on you it is hard to stop. […]
Maintaining a healthy immune system is the best protection against the common cold. If you have a history of recurrent colds every year it may be indicative of a weakened immune system Basically you can experience 3 types of immune failure. Infections The first is infection, and for many of us, this is the most […]
Is it safe to use a rooting hormone when propagating medicinal herbs? As with anything else in life there are different points of view. As far as herbs are concerned the purists argue that applying a rooting hormone, irrespective of it being natural or artificial, is contrary to what we are trying to achieve. It’s like eating […]
When you know what causes your common cold it becomes relatively easy to treat it effectively. But there are conflicting points of view. In this post we examine the causes of your cold from the perspective of your MD and from the perspective of the herbalist or traditional healer. How you prevent and treat your […]