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(This is the third in a series of articles on some common physical changes women may experience, such as varicose veins, wrinkles or age spots, as they age and how these changes can naturally be reduced or minimized) Wrinkles and Aging Wrinkles are a natural part of aging, no doubt about that. They appear on […]Read more »
Introduction People of different ages often experience pain in the joints, excess fatigue, and low immunity. Everyone, including young generation, is struggling with low energy and fail to get through with the daily routine. Energy deficiency, fatigue, and brain fog results in decreased productivity and low quality of life. These symptoms can be prolonged in […]Read more »
For many years, essential oils have been used to help in relieving pain and inflammation. Studies have shown that many essential oils offer joint and muscle pain-relieving properties while some are even more effective than many pharmaceutical analgesics. There are many benefits associated with using essential oils in relieving pain and inflammation. Some of the […]Read more »
Herbs can be a benefit to an Olympian or the Olympian in us all and peak athletic performance starts with sound nutrition. A diet full of fruits, vegetables, and protein are essential to build and maintain the body. Small, nutrient dense meals both before and after a workout can help maintain energy and facilitate quick […]Read more »
Golden milk seems to be one of life’s great pleasures. The soothing color, spices and creamy texture are truly delicious. I like to use coconut milk to make this drink, but the milk is really just a carrier for the spices. You get to use whatever milk you enjoy best. The spices that go into […]Read more »
Though this steam recipe calls for dried herbs, it can be prepared with fresh herbs if desired. Ingredients • 2-ounces young eucalyptus leaves, dried • 1-ounce sage leaf, dried • 1-ounce juniper leaf or berry, dried • 1-gallon water Instructions 1. Place herbs in water (in a glass, stainless steel or ceramic-coated pot) and bring […]Read more »
Hot Oil Scalp Treatment Brrrrr… it is cold outside. I think this can be said across the country. Today, in Michigan, we are experiencing -25F temps when windchill is factored in. This kind of cold and the dry heat of a furnace leaves my hair dry and my scalp itchy. When this comes to call, […]Read more »
Introduction The term irregular period is relative since the experience is unique for every woman. If described in general, however, irregular menstruation can be characterized by these signs: too short or long cycles, spotting, too short or long bouts of bleeding (over 8 days), light or heavy flow, extreme cramps, severe back pain, and missed […]Read more »
A Sampling of Oklahoma Seminole Medicinal Plants Adapted from Oklahoma Seminoles: Medicine, Magic, and Religion Tawá l-akko, smooth sumac (Rhus glabra). An infusion of the outer skin of the root relieves menstrual backache in women and headache in either sex. ‘mpvkpvki holati tihvs hlakita, spiderwort (Tradescantia ohiensis). Sap from the stem, when rubbed on the penis, […]Read more »
Makes about two cups of spray. Children one year old and older can try this echinacea throat spray to ease sore throat pain. ¼ cup dried, cut and sifted echinacea root ¼ cup dried chopped licorice root 1 tablespoon organic lemon peel 1 tablespoon dried osha root 1 teaspoon dried Oregon grape root 1 teaspoon dried wild […]Read more »