Naturally Clear Skin and Herbal Skin Detoxification

The skin, as many of us know, is the largest organ of the body, and yet it often is overlooked when considering detoxification.  Irritation, redness, itchiness, rashes and dryness are just some of the problems that may arise in the skin indicating that there may be a problem on the interior of the body. But attacking the problem from the interior is not the only solution; addressing the exterior of the body, and providing another route for toxins to [...]

Herbs, Foods, and Tips for Optimum Liver Health

The liver is one of the most important organs in the body. As the largest internal organ, it is no surprise that the liver plays many vital roles in the operation and maintenance of a healthy body.  The liver acts as the primary filtration organ in the body as well as producing a number of vital hormones, secretions, and blood components, which makes maintaining a healthy liver a top priority for anyone concerned about overall health. One of the easiest [...]

Detox for Health, The Correct Way

There is alot of talk out there about detoxification. Doing a detox on your body has become a pretty common thing for you to hear. Unfortunately, this has led to some misinformation out there and alot of possible 'snake oil' products out there. Lets look at some detox information that will help you choose whats right for you. Your MAIN area of toxins is stored in your large intestine, or colon. The job of your small intestine is to take [...]

Herbs for Liver, the Organ Not the Stinky Dinner with Onions

A few months before the birth of my son, a routine check-up revealed a slightly elevated bilirubin level in my blood.  The liver filters bilirubin from the blood, so elevated levels can indicate poor liver function.  Since my level was only slightly elevated, I jumped into action.  Research pointed me toward a reduction or elimination of alcohol, and a daily supplement of Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum). Milk Thistle is an herb that has been used for over two thousand years [...]

Cancer- Herbs to go with your Western Treatments

When facing a serious situation such as cancer, patients are willing to do anything. People fly to Mexico for non-approved chemo treatments, fly to Europe for secret healing secrets, and see alternative health practitioners for anything from herbs to some type of crystal healing. This 'flight or fight' type personality that takes over cancer patients end up turning those looking upon the situation into skeptics and critics. Despite what many people think, Oriental Medicine is ran in a way [...]