Viburnum prunifolium Also, Known As: American Sloe Black Haw King's Crown Sheepberry Snowball Tree Stagbush The American plant known as the black haw is native to the American continent, and it is believed to have been in traditional use for the preparation of many types of herbal remedies as well as a source of food … Continue reading Plant Profile: Black Haw
Viburnum opulus Also, Known As: Crampbark Cranberry Bush Cranberry Tree Guelder Rose Pembina Pimbina Whitten Tree Crampbark (botanical name Viburnum opulus) is basically a shrub that is indigenous to Europe as well as North America and is also found growing in the northern regions of Africa and Asia. The US National Formulary documented crampbark as … Continue reading Plant Profile: Crampbark
Some specialists say that young women are more prone than men to nutritional deficiencies, which can impact their energy levels and keep them from fulfilling their athletic potential. A study claims to have found the right supplement mix to address that issue. A new dietary supplement can help women run faster – could it be … Continue reading A Nutrient Mix That Could Boost Women’s Energy Levels.
The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland located at the front of your neck, sort of like an internal bowtie. Part of the endocrine system, your thyroid produces and secretes the hormones T4 and T3. These essential hormones regulate growth, development, and metabolism. A Closer Look at Thyroid Function The thyroid consists of two lobes … Continue reading Thyroid Health: What You Need To Know.
Want to add some lemony tang to your dish and receive essential vitamins and minerals at the same time? Garden sorrel can do the trick. All things in moderation, though. Oxalic acid contained in sorrel can lead to the formation of kidney stones if consumed in excess. History and Traditional Use Range and Habitat Garden … Continue reading Food As Medicine: Sorrel
The quest for sexual satisfaction is as old as civilization itself. Can 21st-century medicine unravel the secret? Despite good-quality clinical studies, the holy grail of aphrodisiacs remains to be found. Do aphrodisiacs have a place in our sex lives? For many couples, a happy sex life is a key to long-term happiness. But sexual dysfunction and loss … Continue reading According To Research: Aphrodisiacs: Do They Work?
Ashwagandha, also known as Indian ginseng, is an Ayurvedic herb commonly used in traditional Indian medicine. Investigations into the herb’s powerful effects on the body have sparked an explosion of interest, and research has reported the exciting potential for human health, specifically its effects on mental, physical, and emotional health. Benefits of Ashwagandha Root Ashwagandha … Continue reading Amazing Benefits of Ashwagandha Root for Women
Men who live and work in the mountains are known for their strength and endurance, and it appears there’s more to it than simply the mountain air. Shilajit, pronounced shil-ah-jeet, is an organic tar-like substance that naturally occurs in mountains around the globe, from the Himalayas to the Andes. It may not sound tasty, but as … Continue reading Benefits of Shilajit for Men and Women
Seasonal affective disorder is a type of depression that occurs in the winter in countries that are far from the equator.Also known as SAD, it is sometimes referred to as winter depression. As winter approaches, the mornings start later and the evenings begin earlier, so there is less sunlight each day. Experts say SAD is most … Continue reading Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD): Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
With just 30 days left until Christmas, stores have started to sell their festive treats and decorations. But amid the general sense of enthusiasm, many of us will experience low moods, often to a debilitating extent. Why is that, and how can we cope? Does winter bring you down every year? We give you some … Continue reading How Can You Cope with Seasonal Affective Disorder?