Anti-Spasmodic Herbs

Spasms are when a muscle in your body contracts, or activates, with out reason. If you have ever had diarrhea you know the feeling as your bowels start to contract when they do not need to-leading you to the bathroom. It is not just the colon that can have spasms. Muscles through the entire digestive…

Sound Sleeping Techniques

  If you saw the post last week about exercise and meditation preparations for sleep, we have already started to talk about some ways to support falling asleep. Again, getting exercise and meditating regularly can help prepare your body for sleep by changing your circulation and muscle activity. Altering your mental state with meditation can help calm your…

Anti-Rheumatic Herbs

Rheumatism is an old word and is not often talked about by modern doctors now. Rheumatism, in short, is the old word for arthritis. This is a very common challenge as individuals get older and get less and less movement. The joints start to deteriorate and pain often ensues as bones can start to rub…

Step Up to Better Sleep

Focusing on sleep this February has been great for me to do. I always have weird sleep schedules as the sun starts to come back to the northern hemisphere. Today I want to talk to you about a few techniques to help you prepare for bed. I often go out dancing in the evening. While…

Anti-Microbial Herbs

You have probably heard the word antimicrobial before but what does it mean. The word antimicrobial is an over arching term meaning that something is antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal, the three different classes of microrganisms. Most herbs that have these actions have a stronger impact on supporting the immune system but some do have toxic…

Woes of Waking Up

If you read my post last week about sleeping during the winter time you have already started to hear about my woes of waking up. I am sure many of you have had similar experiences. Trying to wake up with sunlight or no sunlight. Adjusting to the time of the year and daylight savings time….

Anti-Inflammatory Herbs

I would be greatly surprised if you have not taken an anti-inflammatory herb or drug in your life. It is the ‘cool’ thing to do. So many symptoms we experience from our illnesses are due to inflammation so we are always needing anti-inflammatory products. If you are eating a healthy diet, rich in various colored…

My winter sleep schedule

When the sun comes up early I can get up early. Woah its winter time. That is not so much the case. My body loves being on a regular sleep schedule but the winter is disastrous to it. After day light savings time I am never quite the same until we switch back again. Right…