Articles in: Herbs & Supplements

Here you will find a series of well-researched articles describing the health supportive benefits of many herbs, nutrients and natural supplements. Our goal is to take the herbal wisdom of the ancients and prove it with today’s modern science.

College Survival Kit – Help Your Student Thrive

College Survival Kit video

Average Reading Time: 7 minutes and 2 seconds College can be one of the most challenging times to stay healthy. Suddenly, things like basic nutrition and sleep are taken for granted, resulting in compromised immunity and making students susceptible to colds, acne, hormonal issues, and more. With six kids, two in college and three college […]

Bacopa: Memory, Mood and Focus Support


Average Reading Time: 3 minutes and 41 seconds Dealing with bouts of depression, anxiety, “senior moments,” and kids having difficulty staying on task at school has become a way of life for many Americans. While there are many factors that may be at the root of these problems, there is one herb that has recently […]

Researchers Rediscover Longevity Herb


Average Reading Time: 4 minutes and 11 seconds New research has revealed powerful rejuvenative properties of a nutrient- and mineral-rich biomass that, for thousands of years, Ayurvedic texts have held sacred for its astounding list of beneficial properties. Shilajit has been touted for millennia as the best herbal carrier of energy and nutrition into the […]

Amalaki: The Best Vitamin C Berry

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Average Reading Time: 3 minutes and 19 seconds The Indian Gooseberry, also known as amla or amalaki, belongs to a group of herbs that, according to Ayurvedic texts, promote longevity, induce nourishment, and prevent the effects of aging. Today, modern science has been equally fascinated by what one study calls “the wonder berry,” which supports […]

Iodine Doses for Optimal Benefits

lifespa image, handful of fresh seaweed, iodine

Average Reading Time: 3 minutes and 38 seconds Iodine is an essential trace element, recognized for its cornucopia of important health benefits, including the traditional role it plays in the production of the thyroid hormones T3 and T4. Thyroid hormones regulate metabolism and energy production throughout the body and, in turn, affect core body temperature, […]

Can You Get Enough Calcium From Food?


Average Reading Time: 5 minutes and 12 seconds While we tend to think of calcium as a supplement for healthy bones, new research suggests that our need for calcium goes way beyond bone health. In this article, we will discuss the new research, our calcium needs, the benefits, the risks and how to get the […]

Epic Ayurvedic Cough Syrup


Average Reading Time: 5 minutes and 39 seconds Perhaps the most irritating and lingering part of being “under the weather” is a nagging cough. You are on your way back to feeling your old self, but then without warning you can’t stop coughing. The spell can strain muscles and even throw your back out of […]

10 Reasons to Consider an Iodine Supplement


Average Reading Time: 3 minutes and 53 seconds Iodine is found in each of the trillions of cells in the human body. It is responsible for the production of all the hormones, proper immune system function, cellular protection, brain function, detoxification, thyroid function and much more. (1) Join me as I explore some very compelling […]

Perfecting Digestion with Herbs


Average Reading Time: 4 minutes and 23 seconds I have had many requests lately asking if I would write a summary of how best to troubleshoot the digestive system, and which herbs can be used to help restore digestive balance. With 74% of the American population experiencing digestive distress, (1) I write this with a […]