Doctor's Prescription for Yoga!
More doctors—including those with traditional Western training—are prescribing the ancient practice of yoga to their patients. With a growing body of research proving yoga’s healing benefits, it’s no wonder.
Given rising health care costs and challenges, experts agree yoga is a safe, affordable complementary therapy. “Health care providers and the yoga community need to continue to reach out to people who suffer stress and high rates of lifestyle-related Read more...
Natural Aspirin Tea
1 ¾ cup filtered water
1 Twig Tea bag
½ Umeboshi plum or ½ teaspoon umeboshi plum paste
1 tablespoon Kuzu
2 drops good quality Tamari
Bring the water to a boil in a small stainless steel pot. Turn off the heat and add the tea bag to steep for 5 minutes. Remove the tea bag. Put the umeboshi in the pot and stir until dissolved. Place the kuzu into a drinking cup and mix with 2 tablespoons cool water. Slowly stir the kuzu and water into the pot and watch it thicken. Read more...
Scientific research on coconut oil has revealed health benefits that affect your entire body, inside and out.
You’ve heard good things about it and now you have a tub of it sitting in your pantry. So how do you use coconut oil?
1) Cooking at High Heat – Some oils are unsafe to cook with at high temperatures, coconut oil is a great alternative. Check out our Guide to Cooking Oils to find the healthiest cooking oils for whatever meal you are creating.
2) On Toast Instead of Butter – Read more...
Halloween, and the upcoming holidays can play havoc with well laid dietary resolutions. Fortunately, Umeboshi plums (Ume) from Japan is our best friend against a host of haunting upsets!
When picked in salt and purple shiso leaves, it becomes umeboshi. Ume has an amazing ability to balance and brace the system.
It has extensive documentation (some ancient, some recent) showing its effectiveness in cleanly evacuating radioactive strontium 90 from the body, in relieving coughs and nausea, Read more...