can help in most cases, some women fear the effect that long-term drug use can have on the body, even with prescription drugs. As an alternative, a recent study has revealed a more natural way to relieve menopausal symptoms. Dr. Taulant Muka, researcher at Erasmus University Medical Center and lead author in this study, tested
A small Bend company has put a new spin on traditional Chinese remedies, thanks to a partnership with one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in China. Pacific Herbs LLC, founded by Cathy Margolin in California in 2011, packages herbal recipes that have been part of Chinese medicine for centuries, and works with TianJiang Pharmaceutical Co.
Many people who turn to traditional herbal remedies to treat their aches and pains believe that even if the treatment turns out to be ineffective, it will at least be harmless. But that’s not necessarily true, as underscored by a recent case study published in the journal BMJ Case Reports. The report, written by medical
With so many medicinal plants available with the push of a button and so many herbal resources highlighting the role herbs can play in supporting wellness, it is often easy to become overwhelmed with the possibilities for your home herbal apothecary. Here at the Herbal Academy, we offer educational materials on hundreds of herbs to
The American Heart Association has issued a statement about specific drugs and ‘natural’ remedies which some believe could have serious unintended consequences for heart failure patients. The association said on average each patient being treated for heart failure has five or more separate medical conditions and take seven or more prescription medications daily, often prescribed
1. Local Honey for Hay Fever In the summer, grass pollen can make enjoying the warm weather miserable and popping hay fever pills can have side effects. For a natural alternative I suggest eating a teaspoon of local honey harvested during the season your hay fever strikes. I also recommend taking quercetin combined with vitamin