Monthly Archives: December 2014

Warming Winter Tea

Warming Winter Tea

From Food.com. More info and full recipe here. Ingredients 4 cups water 3 slices fresh ginger, cut 1/4-inch thick 1 inch piece licorice root 1 1/2 inches piece cinnamon sticks 1…Read more
Winter Heart Health

Winter Heart Health

Winter is an important season to care for heart health. Cold weather, lack of sunshine, holiday excess, stress, and sedentary habits all take a toll on the cardiovascular system. Fortunately, we can do a lot to support this critical area of health during the winter, and all year long.
The Mistletoe Tradition

The Mistletoe Tradition

Mistletoe has a rich folkloric history. Most of us associate the plant with the celebration of Christmas and the winter holidays. And of course, kissing beneath the hanging sprigs…But the use of mistletoe goes back to ancient cultures including the Greeks, Norse and Druids, who revered the plant for its powerful health benefits and ritual symbolism.
Music and Healing: A Celebration of Life

Music and Healing: A Celebration of Life

Music and sound are some of the world’s first medicines, used by traditional healers to cure illness and regain one’s spirit. Learn how music can improve numerous areas of health, in an uplifting article by ecoNugenics founder and formulator, Dr. Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc.
Ten Immune Boosting Foods

Ten Immune Boosting Foods

With cold and flu season ramping up, a healthy diet matters more than ever. Here’s a list of 10 foods and common kitchen ingredients to help supercharge immunity and boost overall wellness in the process.
Boost Energy the Natural Way

Boost Energy the Natural Way

Most of us in today’s fast paced world are dependent to some degree or another on caffeine and artificial energy stimulants, including sugar. In the cold winter months, these habits seem to intensify as we push through our to-do lists when all we want to do is stay home by the fire.
Boost Immunity with Probiotics

Boost Immunity with Probiotics

Healthy internal flora — our "microbiota" — perform numerous tasks that affect digestion, immunity, metabolism, even mental health. Life would be quite difficult, perhaps impossible, without them. Read more.
Soothing Sore Throats Naturally

Soothing Sore Throats Naturally

Most sore throats are caused by viruses, yet reports show that many people are mistakenly prescribed antibiotics for the pain and discomfort. Luckily, there are a number of natural remedies that can be used alone or with other treatments, to help fight both bacteria and viruses, while supporting the body's natural healing abilities.