We all have our own version of a medicine cabinet. For some, having a medicine cabinet means opening up a bathroom cabinet whilst bottles upon bottles of prescription drugs fall out. For others (I fall into this category) it means herbal tinctures, glycerites, supplements, oils and tea! My medicine cabinet is an amazing collection of…… Continue reading The Making of an Herbal Medicine Cabinet
This is a must read report that every pediatrician and parent should review about health issues associated with exposures to mycotoxins. Because my health was severely affected by mycotoxins I am extremely passionate about sharing my research with others. Unfortunately there is not appropriate medical training regarding the damage caused by mold and mycotoxins, this report…… Continue reading What Every Pediatrician & Parent Should Know about the Health Issues Associated with Mold/Mycotoxins
I often get asked this question when I am speaking or when I am around friends with little ones. So I am going to give you a quick example of what a sick day in our home looks like, using my self as the victim and a few of the many treatments and approaches I…… Continue reading What do I do when the family is sick with a cold?
My sister just stopped by in a panic because my 5-year-old niece was coughing non stop all day and she suffers from asthma. She has been working on changing their diet and determining her triggers but for today she wanted me to mix up something quick and effective to help my niece stop coughing. My…… Continue reading Herbs for Cough and Respiratory Health
Source: Los Angeles Times Researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, are reporting the findings of experiments with mice that indicate exposure to bisphenol-A, or BPA, during pregnancy may increase the chances of asthma in the child. The chemical, used in plastic bottles, linings of cans and other products, has been linked to…… Continue reading Health News: Study finds a link between BPA and childhood asthma
Yes I said thyme as in the green herb that we often use to make savory dishes. Thyme isn’t just a delicious herb to season with, it makes a great tea to boost immunity, rid the body of infectious bacteria/viruses and has great astringent properties. Thyme is an aromatic herb. It boasts antiseptic properties…… Continue reading Do you have Thyme?