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A Good Night’s Sleep: Without Drugs

Many people in our society suffer from insomnia for no apparent cause. In "A Good Night’s Sleep: without drugs" Barry Bittman, M.D. defines a little understood condition, sleep maintenance insomnia, as a condition characterized by more than 30...

Herbal treatments at a store

Guidelines for Using Essential Oils and Herbs

Because essential oils are concentrated, highly potent substances, a working knowledge of how to use them safely is vital to the success of your efforts. The potential hazards of an essential oil depend on the compounds in the oil, the dosage and...

Flowers with mortar and pestle - natural flower remedies

Bach Flower Remedies

The world of natural treatment also includes natural emotion-balancing flower preparations. This system of healing was developed by Dr. Edward Bach (1897-1936). Dr. Bach believed that physical problems were secondary to emotional problems, that...

Homeopathy and Natural Remedies

Homeopathy

Homeopathy is a system of treatment that uses minute amounts of plant, mineral, and animal substances to stimulate the defensive systems of the body in a very subtle way. It is widely used in Europe, but not as well known in the United States. The...

Doctor holding X-ray for health bones, not osteoporosis

Healthy Bones

Osteoporosis is a clinical condition which is characterized by a high susceptibility to bone fracture. It is due to excessive bone loss and decreased bone density. The "disease" occurs most commonly in post-menopausal women because of reduced levels...

Beans are a lysine-rich food

Lysine

Lysine is found in most protein food sources but is not as readily available from the grain cereals or peanuts. Lysine is particularly high in fish, meats, and dairy products and higher than most other amino acids in wheat germ, legumes, and many...

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Herbal Programs for Women’s Health

Herbal and nutritional supplements have long been used traditionally in treating and enhancing women's health according to Janet Zand, OMD, L.Ac. Zand shows how premenstrual syndrome, menopause, and other difficulties can respond favorably to...

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