Herbal Pharmacist Blog

For over a year now, I have made the shift back to using mostly herbs as part of my supplement program. My foundational supplements now include what are better known as tonics. In short, tonics are herbal in nature and provide nutritional support...

Lower Back Problems-Sciatica Sciatica occurs when there is pain, numbness or tingling in the lower back or down one leg. This discomfort comes from pressure on the sciatic nerve as it leaves the spinal cord into the lower back. With more severe cases, people experience pain...

A few years ago I wrote a series of articles entitled 4-Steps to building a healthier you. In those steps, I covered; how to build your own personalized supplement program, the importance of cleansing/detoxification, using Superfoods as part of your everyday diet/supplement regimen and following...

Are you getting what you paid for? I don’t often get time during my busy day to sit down and watch television, but recently was able to catch a popular health show. The segment was discussing weight loss. It is almost ironic that in...

All that special holiday food often causes even the healthiest eaters to overindulge causing heartburn, reflux, indigestion and bloating.  Perhaps you are eating too much protein, or combining the wrong foods.  Your solutions could be as simple as a few natural supplements. Indigestion can mean...

Essential oils have been used by “healers” for centuries. These oils can be used in several ways including aromatically and topically.  Aromatherapy and the topical use of these oils has been thought of by many to be a form of snake oil, but in recent...

Mental clarity issues are becoming a very hot topic these days.  Parents now come to me looking for something to help their children as well as themselves.  There are a multitude of reasons we can suffer from decreased “mental” power.  Issues like not enough sleep,...