Tongkat Ali: Snapshot

Tongkat Ali has been touted as a formidable libido enhancer for men. However, its main attributes are in fertility and physical output.

Herbal Properties: The 4 Elements

Choosing the right herbs can be daunting. We take an introductory look at how the traditional Greek Element theory, helps us to see patterns of Heat, Cold, Moisture and Dryness to determine the correct herbal choice.

An Introduction to Iatrogenesis

Iatrogenesis is the inadvertent and preventable induction of disease or complications by the medical treatment or procedures of a physician or surgeon. In this guest post, Dr McKibbin DC shares his thoughts and perspective.

Valerian: Snapshot

Valerian useful for disorders such as restlessness, nervousness, insomnia, hysteria, menstrual problems,
headaches, and nervous stomach. The German Commission E has approved valerian for restlessness and sleeping disorders based on nervous conditions.

Reishi: Snapshot

Reishi is probably the most widely available medicinal mushroom in the world. It is available not only as a foodstuff, but also in teas, syrups, tablets, and tinctures. Do not use raw pulverised reishi. It is best to boil the mushrooms to kill any bacteria that may have been growing on them while they were being cultivated.

Dan Shen: Snapshot

Dan shen is commonly known as a heart tonic. It has been used to strengthen and tone the heart and helps it to beat in a steady, regular rhythm. It may also help the liver and stimulates the production of bile.