Heart palpitations can be very uncomfortable. Effective treatments are hard to find and often involve harsh pharmaceuticals (like beta-blockers) or surgically cauterizing the heart. There are, however, a few excellent herbal options you can employ for managing heart palpitations.
Ayahuasca is a blend of 2 Amazonian plants, brewed to produce one of the most psychoactive substances in the world. It's commonly used in the treatment of drug addiction, chronic depression, and anxiety disorders but has also seen a surge in global interest for non-medical reasons.
Catuaba is the common name of over 8 unrelated species of plants. Learn the difference between these species so that you know which ones to use and which ones to avoid.
Bitters are one of the mainstays for herbal medical practice. The bitter flavor has the ability to stimulate the vagus nerve, and triggers the release of bile into our duodenum. Triggering this response is useful for a surprising range of benefits in the human body.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is one of those conditions we still remain fairly uncertain of. It is more of a set of complex symptoms than it is a real diagnosis, yet it is incredibly common. What we do know about IBS is that it tends to have certain patterns in the lifestyles of those affected. Knowing these patterns, and understanding the mechanism of many of the symptoms, we can find ways to either stop them altogether or reduce the severity and and duration of outbreaks.
A new drug is showing promise towards the treatment of Alzheimers.
Here is my perspective as an evidence based herbalist and some suggestions for where we could focus our research to make it even better.
Migraines are a bane to all who experience them. Here is some insight as to using feverfew to treat and prevent them.
There are a few different methods of reducing your chances of heart disease, which is the leading cause of death in America and Australia, and the second leading cause of death in Canada [1, 2 ,8]. By consuming the following herbs regularly over a long period of time, along with a healthy diet, and exercise, you will be able to significantly reduce your chances of developing this deadly disease.