Healthy Way Issue 40
Recommendations for Breakfast. If you want to do justice to the physical and mental demands of today's world, you must do all you can to obtain and eat natural wholefoods containing plenty of nutrients and vitamins.
Allergies - in our time, allergies are increasing uncontrollably and it is officially accepted that the contamination of our modern environment has created a climate propitious for the development of such illnesses.
Off you go on holiday, when a small but persistently irritating health niggle makes its malign influence felt. It's a strange phenomenon that relatively small problem can cause so much misery - a cold sore, a blister or muscle pain..
The American Saw Palm, Sabal serrulata, seldom reaches more than one metre high. It has gleaming fresh green fan shaped leaves and possesses a fruit which has been used medicinally for centuries.
Sleeping problems come in many different forms. As a nation, we're increasingly tired and find it easy to fall asleep when we shouldn't. But when it comes to climbing into bed, we've never been more awake!
Two research papers show that Echinacea is effective in the prevention and treatment of colds and flu. The prestigious papers from the Cochrane Library and Clinical Therapeutics contrast the negative findings that had previously received publicity.
The microcirculation is the part of the body's circulation between the veins and the arteries and, whilst blood is flowing through this part, it feeds oxygen and other nutrients to the surrounding tissues and organs.
Nowadays if we want to know what the weather is like, we simply turn on the television or look at a newspaper. But not so long ago, people, especially farmers, had to rely on their own knowledge of the seasons.
Frangula, or Alder Buckthorn, has sometimes been called Purging Buckthorn, which offers an idea of its traditional use. The purging in question is from the lower rather than the upper part of the body, and centres on the bowel.
Alison Cullen answers readers' questions on a variety of ailments and herbal remedies.