cinnamon prevents prediabetes from progressing to diabetes

As many as 90 million Americans are on their way to diabetes. They are prediabetics whose blood sugar is higher than normal. The condition often progresses to diabetes, so it is crucial to stop it in its tracks. And the stopper may be a safe, simple herb you already know very well.

ashwagandha helps insomnia and non-restorative sleep

Insomnia is a common and frustrating problem that can seriously affect quality of life. A new herbal superstar is quietly rising on the horizon.

aloe vera helps irritable bowel syndrome

Of all the many disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is the most common, affecting as many as 15% of all people. That’s a lot of people who need help from this painful and uncomfortable condition. And a lot of help may come from a simple and surprising place!

green tea and curcumin may prevent oral cancer by treating oral potentially malignant disorders

Oral potentially malignant disorders (OPMD) are a group of conditions that affect the inside of the mouth. They increase the risk of cancer. Many oral cancers develop from OPMDs. A safe, simple natural treatment would be incredibly valuable. But is there one?

St. John's wort helps hot flashes and depression of menopause

Though hot flashes grab the menopause spotlight, depression is a common problem affecting menopausal women. If you knew there was a safe, easily available herb that relieved both at once, would you run out and get it?

curcumin helps osteoarthritis

90% of people over 40 have at least some osteoarthritis. Most of them are put on nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). That means that most people over 40 are on NSAIDs. The problem is, NSAIDs actually make your osteoarthritis worse because they erode the substances around the joints: they inhibit cartilage repair and accelerate joint destruction. They also cause GI bleeding and ulcers.

A safe, natural treatment would be really welcome. Could that treatment be as simple as curcumin?

fenugreek helps menopause

This herb may not be much discussed outside culinary circles, but it may be time for women struggling with menopause to start talking about it.

on-line appointment Linda Woolven counseling, herbalism, diet, recipes

Now Available for you: On-Line Sessions with Solution-Focused Counsellor, Master Herbalist and Cookbook Author Linda Woolven of The Natural Path

curcumin improves memory and fatigue in seniors

Even if your already healthy, that doesn’t mean you can’t be better! Can curcumin make your memory stronger?

peppermint and anise essential oils both help migraine headaches

Migraines can be so bad, they can be crippling. As if the throbbing headache isn’t bad enough, there can also be nausea, and every light and sound can bother you. Two new studies offer new, safe, effective help, which is welcome news because many conventional migraine therapies have poor efficacy and severe side effects.

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