Health Notes

Tips to Help you Become a Non-Smoker

Tip 1: Get rid of all your cigarettes. Clean out every ashtray in your home, office and car. Discard your matches and lighter.

Herbs for Pregnancy and Childbirth

Ideally you will have entered pregnancy in good general health and won't have any major health problems during the term. However, it is almost inevitable that you will have some minor health issues to deal with.

Pre Menstrual Syndrome (PMS) – What it is and How to Minimize It

Pre menstrual syndrome (PMS) affects up to 80% of all women at some time during their reproductive years and can rule some peoples lives.

Osteoporosis

Literally meaning ‘porous bones’, this is a chronic degenerative condition that increases susceptibility to bone fractures.

Meal Time Ideas for Vibrant Health

Fresh fruit slices or fresh fruit salad sprinkled with ground almonds. Almonds, cashew nuts or sunflower seeds soaked overnight in water and blended with fresh fruit or fruit juice and yogurt, soya milk or silken tofu.

Hypoglycemia

This is a condition of low blood sugar (glucose) which can lead to many frightening physical and mental symptoms.

Herbs to Avoid During Pregnancy

Barberry, Belladonna, Bryony, Celandine,Comfrey, Dong Quai, Ephedra (Ma Huang), Feverfew, Ginseng, Goldenseal, Juniper, Licorice, Lobelia, Male fern, etc.

Herbal Remedy Questions

What illnesses can be treated with herbs? How long will it take? What form do the remedies take? Do I have to stop taking medication from my doctor? Do I have to have my doctors permission to take herbs?

Herbal Medicine Making

This article covers storing dried herbs, making an infusion, decoction, juice, oils, poultices, compresses, capsules, tinctures, salves, etc.

Gluten Free Diet

Gluten is a protein found in some grains, mainly wheat. It has been found that many people have a sensitivity to gluten.