Sarsaparilla – Smilax Spp.

Herbalist Notes on Sarsaparilla: Sarsaparilla’s most enduring recommendations have been for rheumatism and psoriasis. Given these are famously hard health problems to get better from it shows how high is the regard held for this herb that it is still widely used around the world for these problems to this very day. The ancient Greeks […]

Noni Fruit – Morinda Citrifolia

Noni – Clinical Trials Science says Noni is very helpful for feeling better after C-Word, and reduces the hurtfulness of medical care (surgery, chemo).  Noni helped with hangovers, multiple infections, repairing the damage of smoking, and reducing the side effects of chemo. (1) History The fruit has been used as a food source both unripe […]

Peppermint – Mentha piperita

Peppermint – Clinical Trials Over 100 published studies.  Many identifying effectiveness with digestive issues, including constipation and nausea.  IBS trials are inconsistent, but when I looked for root cause in IBS cases, we had to eliminate infections prior to calming and settling digestive function.  One study showed that adding peppermint to your drinking water before […]

Cinnamon – Cinnamomum verum

Cinnamon – Clinical Trials Many studies validate the use of cinnamon therapeutically for blood sugar balance, and female hormone balance, including effectiveness with Menopause and PCOS.  (1) History Avicenna, in his Canon of Medicine, one of the most influential medical books in history, writes of Cinnamon being markedly heating and drying and describes it as […]

Lung Meridian – Meridian Massage

Consider for any Lung problems, problems along the meridian, or needing inspiration. Lung Meridian Points Lung 1 Middle Palace/Central Treasury. This point goes directly to the core of the spirit, giving a fresh breath of inspiration. It is as if the person is taken to the emperor himself for consolation, peace and understanding.  The point […]