A Brief Look At The Causes Of Ovarian Cysts

In a normal cycle, every month an egg is produced and released by the ovaries. When the follicle, the sac in which the egg is contained, matures, in response to the surge of lutenizing hormone (LH) the follicle releases an egg. The empty follicle then changes to the yellow body called corpus luteum, which produces…

Recurring Yeast Infections – You Can Cure Yourself

Whilst treating Candida also known as Candida Albicans, Yeast Infection, Candidiasis, Monila or Thrush, it is important to stop the risk of recurrent yeast infections through re-infection or cross infection. There are a number of simple measures you can put in placed to ensure this, whilst undertaking a natural yeast infection cure for the symptoms…

Making Herbal Remedies – What is a Decoction?

Making herbal remedies isn’t difficult or complicated, its just made to seem that way. If you can boil water, you can make your own tinctures, infusions or decoctions. In this article we will discuss decoctions, what are they, how are they prepared, and examples of common decoctions. Simply put, a decoction is your basic infusion…

Suffering With PTSD

Have you ever stopped to wonder what our soldiers may be going through when they come home? Many of us have heard of post traumatic stress disorder or PTSD. This is a debilitating disorder that can affect your ability to work or love normally. Many people face symptoms that can include great sadness to instantaneous…

Pet Rat Care – Bumblefoot

What is Bumblefoot? Bumblefoot is a sore or callus that forms on the bottom or underside of the rat’s foot. These sores, if not treated immediately, can rapidly turn to ulcers that are often raw and prone to bleeding. The medical term is ulcerative pododermatitis and it is a complex condition that can be difficult…

How to Recognize Acid Reflux in Children

Acid reflux in children is a real cause for concern. It drives us frantic when our children are sick and scrunched up in pain. We suffer as much as they do… but how on Earth can we help? First of all, we have to find out what’s wrong… and recognizing acid reflux in children can…

Foods that Promote Inflammation

“The more severe the pain or illness, the more severe will be the necessary changes. These may involve breaking bad habits, or acquiring some new and better ones.” -Peter McWilliams You are not helpless in your fight against inflammation! Your diet plays a major role in activating or suppressing a protein called cytokines that causes…

Gallstones Cause Disorders Of The Reproductive System

A healthy liver is an indication of overall good health. When the liver’s ducts are obstructed by hundreds and thousands of gallstones, there is congestion in the bile ducts. Female and male reproductive systems both depend largely on the smooth functioning of the liver. Gallstones in the liver obstruct the movement of bile through the…

Ventricular Tachycardia – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Ventricular Tachycardia (VT) is a condition in which the heart rate is more than 100 per minute, and the cause of this condition originates distal to the Bundle of His, from which the normal heart rhythm originates. This condition causes symptoms like giddiness, palpitations and breathlessness, and may be associated with an increased risk of…

The Raw Milk Cure

Raw milk (from cows, goats, yaks, horses, sheep) has historically been considered a superfood. It has been used both in the daily diet (often fermented) and by special groups with extra nutritional needs, like the elderly, pregnant or nursing women, warriors, and sick people. An ancient Babylon text tells how raw milk was used to…

How Do Plants Grow – The Biology of Plant Life

Plants are amazing, especially when you wonder how do plants grow. There are over 350,000 species of plants, above ground and underwater plants. Each one has to survive some harsh conditions to grow, and you can see the tenacity of plants to grow when you see them perched on the side of canyon walls, or…