Arnica may have grown in popularity on social media and the press lately, but it’s nothing new to those already in the know. You might be more familiar with this flower’s common names which include leopard’s bane and mountain tobacco.
It can be just as fun for children to plant a garden and watch it grow as it is for adults. Try these tips to get your kid outdoors and excited about veggies!
In the spirit of nature, everything is connected. This is also true when it comes to the health of people and the planet. Homeopathy is a natural form of medicine that sources ingredients from the earth and it remains one of the most eco-friendly and sustainable options today. As the world’s leading manufacturer of homeopathic
Itchy eyes? Sneezing? Runny nose? That’s when you know it’s hay fever season. And if those bothersome symptoms strike, there’s one homeopathic medicine you can look to for relief — Galphimia glauca. A Mighty Medicinal From Histaminum to Apis mellifica, there are several homeopathic single medicines providing relief for all sorts of allergic conditions. But
Getting a good night’s rest can be challenging for women during the “change of life.” In this post, Heidi Weinhold, ND, offers advice on using homeopathy instead of hormones to address menopausal sleep problems. For more tips and advice, visit DoctorHeidi.net. Hot flashes are one of the common signs of menopause and a very real sleep
Tired of the pain and suffering of period cramps? Take control of discomfort with the aid of Caulophyllum thalictroides. Prepared from the blue cohosh plant, this homeopathic medicine provides PMS and menstrual cramp relief for monthly cycles. Nature’s Blue Beauty Found among mountains and lowlands of the United States and Canada, Caulophyllum thalictroides, or blue
Sneezing, sniffling, and scratchy throats are the telltale signs of a cold. While they may be more widespread in winter, you can catch a cold any time of year. Adults average two to four colds per year, while children experience as many as 10. Prevalence among children seems to be related to their high exposure
If you suffer from occasional bouts of heartburn, you probably have a list of “No-no” foods to avoid. For example, hot wings are double trouble as an indigestion trigger. Not only are they slathered in a spicy sauce, but they’re also fried which makes them harder to digest. You don’t have to say so long
With so much going on with the pandemic, it’s easy to forget that we’re also in the midst of flu season. Influenza activity was unusually low in the U.S. last year, thanks in large part to COVID mitigation efforts like mask-wearing, handwashing, and social distancing. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),
Getting sick is never pleasant, but body aches and soreness from flu or severe colds can make the experience even worse. When the immune system mounts an attack against viruses, it causes weakness and pain in your muscles and joints as it fights off infection. Getting plenty of rest is the key to your recovery.
Does bedtime feel like a battle in your household? It’s common for kids to fight sleep for several reasons — excitement, upsets, or bad dreams, just to name a few. But spending hours at their bedside trying to settle them down is exhausting. Kids need their shuteye, and so do parents. In fact, trouble sleeping
Traveling around the holidays can elicit feelings of stress and agitation. Past family gatherings, canceled flights, rushing, and pleasing can all add to high tension levels. Today, holiday travel can mean a short drive to grandma’s house or a hectic five-store excursion to find the perfect gift. “In addition to taking time to breathe, you
“Go to sleep, go to sleep, go to sleep, my dear baby.” These are some of the words sung to one of the world’s most famous bedtime melodies, Brahms’ “Lullaby.” The nightly ritual of singing infants to sleep has been around for thousands of years and spans many cultures. But just because you’re all grown
Caregiving can be one of the greatest gifts you can provide for a loved one, but it can also be overwhelming when you have other responsibilities to juggle. In this post, Heidi Weinhold, ND, talks about which homeopathic medicines caregivers can turn to for help navigating the stress and exhaustion of this demanding role. For
Daylight saving time often poses challenges to bedtime routines. Whether you spring forward and lose an hour of sleep or fall back and gain an hour, it disrupts your natural sleep pattern. The adjustment may be even tougher for families this year, as many are already struggling with work-induced sleep problems from the pandemic. A
Your body’s temperature can tell a lot about your health. For example, fever is one of the most common signs of an illness, such as a flu. But feeling your forehead isn’t enough – you need a thermometer to really check. Nowadays, digital thermometers are a mainstay, providing faster and more accurate results than their
COVID-19 reminded us of the importance of hand hygiene. As we begin to move beyond the pandemic, don’t forget that washing your hands can also keep you from getting a cold, flu, or stomach bug. However, you want to make sure you’re doing it right. Did you know only 5% of bathroom users wash their
Back pain, whether in the upper or lower back, can be quite bothersome and make even the simplest of daily tasks more difficult. Lower back pain, also referred to as lumbago, is more common and affects millions of Americans every year. It can be triggered by overuse or injury, or it can be a chronic
In this article, guest writer Alicia Gordon offers practical ways to ease pain and stiffness when arthritis strikes in your feet. Arthritis is a common health issue among older adults, with around 30% of those aged 65 and older experiencing arthritis in some form, especially in the joints in their legs. A study from the American
Zinc does a body good — really good! In fact, it’s an essential nutrient found throughout the cells in our bodies to support many different functions that go unseen. But do you know what zinc can do for you in homeopathic form? A Mighty Mineral People need zinc to stay healthy. As a trace mineral,