Monthly Archives: November 2011
Winter weather brings pretty, shimmering snow, evenings inside snuggling to stay warm,
and, often, it signals illness: flus, coughs, colds, and generally feeling run down. Here is a list of natural remedies to keep in your “Winter Kit” so that you can stay healthy all through the season.
This Chinese blend is a top favorite for working against viruses and keeping the immune system healthy. With herbs like Dandelion, Cinnamon, Ginseng, and more, it creates an unfavorable environment for viruses, helps proper microbial balance, supports detoxification, and promotes a healthy respiratory tract. Take 2-3 capsules per day during the … Read More
Intestinal health is a key component of naturopathy, and allergies are no exception to this
principle. Allergies begin when the intestines are too permeable (i.e., toxins leak out of the
intestines because of poor dietary habits and signal an “allergic” response) and also, when
there is not enough friendly bacteria to regulate the functioning of the immune system
within the intestines.
To heal the intestines (and allergies), the amino acid l-glutamine is
a must. L-glutamine strengthens the immune system and is the most needed nutrient for intestinal repair. It is available in capsule form from Nature’s Sunshine.
Small Intestine Detox … Read More
Each year, we are hearing that this year is the worst allergy season ever. And, there are reasons it keeps getting worse. Pollen levels are increasing, pollen seasons are getting longer, and more people are developing allergies for a number of reasons. For example, this year’s fall allergies will most likely last up to 27 days longer than average in the northernmost parts of North America, extending even into November in some areas, a new study suggests.
Both spring and fall allergies tend to cause the same symptoms, such as sneezing, itchy eyes, and a runny nose, but their triggers … Read More