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Herbal Plants As Medicines

Herbal Plants as Medicines

Before the germ theory of medicine, our ancestors relied on traditional healing and treatments of common ailments. One of the oldest methods of traditional healing is the use of medicinal or herbal plants. This article will discuss the ten most common herbal plants that can be used as recommended by the Department of Health.

“I stay healthy using foods and herbs. I became interested in adaptogens many years ago because I wanted to enhance my own ability to work hard and play hard and sustain those efforts without getting sick. I work with clients who are under a lot of stress and I wanted to share with them the herbs that I knew from first-hand experience didn’t have side effects, as many drugs do.” – Leslie Korn, LMHC



Before trying any of the herbal plants for specific ailments, please consult your doctor about it. It may alter or affect any of the medications that you are currently taking. It is best to ask your doctor if this specific herbal plant can help you, for there are certain health issues that are best left to professionals, such as those needing help with an addiction of any kind.…

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Meditation for Mental Stress Relief

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Who doesn’t suffer from stress? Stress is very much a normal part of life and while it might seem easy enough for people to handle, a lot of people cannot. It’s tough because there are lots of factors that can bring on an attack of stress. We can be overworked, get little sleep or find life, in general, is overwhelming. There are truly a million different things that can stress us out and for the most part, they can be minor complaints. However, we all have different stress levels and how much we can take before we snap and it’s important to find ways to avoid snapping. We don’t want to blow up at the people we care about and in all honesty, it’s not meant! It’s the stress that’s doing the damage. It is possible to find a good stress relief and meditation is a useful avenue to explore.…

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Asian Methods of Healing


Being in chronic pain is never a good thing and yet thousands are faced with it on a daily basis. It can be truly unpleasant to deal with pain and medical conditions as it can put a big strain on your day to day life. Dr. Dana C. Avey, LMFT, says, “Millions of Americans suffer from some sort of chronic pain. Chronic pain, whether mild or severe, impacts a person daily in varying degrees. Daily. Imagine waking up every day in physical pain or discomfort. Maybe you don’t have to imagine because you’re already there. The number of people suffering from chronic pain is staggering.”

However, it does seem as though people are looking at less conventional or traditional methods and looking into things they don’t know such as Asian-style healing. Have you ever thought about Asian methods of healing? No? Well, don’t worry, you aren’t alone. There are millions who haven’t really thought about this option when it comes to their health and yet it can be pretty effective. So, which methods of healing do you have?…

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Asian Art of Self-Healing


“My belief is in whole heart healing…that is, healing of the mind, body and soul. I believe that people have the tools to help heal themselves, but with all of the toxic energy that is around us, those tools get buried or are forgotten.” – Jessica Alejandro, LMFT.

Self-healing isn’t always given too much thought when it comes to healing your body. Have you thought about how self-healing can help your overall body? Sometimes, you have to self-heal in order to deal with the pain you feel. When you have trouble with chronic pain and discomfort, you can often find a little self-healing does the trick. There are lots of impressive Asian methods to self-heal and they can help you too.…

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