Tibetan herbalism carries a rich and sophisticated history of traditional use. A Tibetan herbal formula often includes more than 20 unique ingredients, and sometimes more than 100! These ingredients can generally be grouped into three classes:
1. A major group of ingredients that target specific area(s) in the body
2. A secondary group that supports and sustains the effects of the first group
3. A third group that helps balance the first two groups
Published: February 20, 2015
During the cold, short days of winter it’s all too easy to become vitamin D deficient. The lack of sunlight and increased time spent indoors attribute to lower vitamin D levels and can lead to increased risk for bone and cardiovascular damage. Find out what you can do to keep your vitamin D levels up and keep your body’s systems working for you all season.
Published: February 18, 2015
In addition to regular exercise and a healthy diet, there are a number of specific foods, herbs and supplements that can help support proper blood flow and promote long-term cardiovascular health.
Published: February 13, 2015
Most of us need extra immune support during the winter – this we know. But to reach optimal health this time of year, there are a number of additional steps we can take, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Greater vitality and overall wellness can be reached by following time-honored practices that align us with nature to deeply nourish body, mind and spirit.
Published: February 11, 2015
Your heart works non-stop, but it's all too common to take it for granted. February is American Heart Health Month, so it's an excellent time to remind ourselves about the importance of cardiovascular health -- not just this month, but all year long.
Published: February 4, 2015
Keeping your mind sharp requires more than just a daily Sudoku puzzle. New research shows that an active body is just as important for maintaining an active mind. This week’s article focuses on the top methods to maintaining mental longevity.
Published: January 30, 2015
Spices do more than just boost flavor in food. They can also have a multitude of added health benefits. From cellular wellness to detoxification and heavy metal removal, find out which spices can assist wellbeing and how to maximize the results of these common botanicals.
Published: January 20, 2015
Arsenic is everywhere, from its natural occurrence in soil and plants to pesticides, lumber and glass. It can infiltrate water supplies, particularly in rural areas. We can’t avoid it, but there are steps we can take to actively detoxify our bodies.
Published: January 7, 2015
The New Year is a perfect time to clear the clutter and detox your home for improved health and vitality. In doing so, we can reach a greater level of spaciousness, organization, clarity and overall wellness.
Published: January 2, 2015
One of the best ways to care for ourselves, increase our healing capacity, and enhance our connections to others is through mind-body practices. Today, scientific research is exploring these fascinating relationships, and confirming what ancient spiritual disciplines have been teaching for thousands of years.
Published: December 30, 2014
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.
Published: December 23, 2014
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.
Published: December 19, 2014
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.
Published: December 17, 2014
The amazing health benefits of garlic.
Published: December 15, 2014