Archive for September, 2011
Most homeopathic remedies come in liquid or pill form. There are a few simple rules that will increase their therapeutic effect. For pills, do not swallow; place on or under the tongue instead. They should not be touched by hand as the chemical residue remaining from soap and hand cream will contaminate them. Instead, they [...]
Some people who take warfarin (Coumadin) to prevent blood clots now have the option of monitoring its effectiveness with home monitors instead of regular visits to a blood lab. A new study suggests that home testing may allow people to control blood thinning better than they can with lab testing.
While the war rages over whether comfrey is safe for internal use, the value of its external application is still peerless. Native Americans mix powdered comfrey, powered Oregon grape root and green clay to make a healing, soothing salve (see recipes). Comfrey cream or ointment is soothing and healing for the skin and is especially [...]
Used as a healing herb before 400 B.C., comfrey has long been regarded by herbalists as the ideal herb, so universally that of the hundreds of herbs used for healing, another name for comfrey is “healing herb.” English herbalists consider comfrey to be the most powerful healing agent in the plant world, and 17th century [...]
From Master Scuba Diver Trainer Verena Sandstede, here is a look at recreational scuba diving from training and certification to equipment and other types of scuba diving. This is the complete guide for anyone curious about scuba diving.
These successful trail representatives spoke of strong community support and involvement. Hikers and mountain bikers acted as watchdogs informing the private property owners about squatters on their land. Trail volunteers donated the physical labor to prevent landslides on threatened private property and generally helped trail neighbors out in times of need. Trail supporters banded together [...]
Supplements On the other hand, we have natural food supplements. The FDA does not regulate these substances and they don’t require a physician or pharmacist to purchase them. The only quality check is the manufacturer, which is required to ensure that the food supplements they produce are safe.
Thirty years ago most people didn’t take vitamins, or what we now call -’Food Supplements.’ During this time, those that did take food supplements were considered somewhat ‘off’ or belonging to the longhaired, tie-dye wearing, V.W. van-driving persuasion.