HERBAL PHARMACIST BLOG

  • by Fiber 101 Most of us now understand that fiber should be an essential part of our everyday diet. However, most people don’t know that there are two types of fiber: Soluble and Insoluble. They are both critical for health. What’s the difference? Simply put,......

  • by How Does Stress Impact the Digestive System? First and foremost, it is essential to understand that the brain and your digestive system (gut) are in constant communication.  There are more nerves in your gut than in the entire spinal cord.[i]  When your body is......

  • by Are you on the wheel of New Year’s Resolutions?  Does this sound like you: you start one in January and never finish the goal, so you start over again the next January?  Why wait until the new year to start. As we look forward......

  • by Regarding “Men’s Health,” two areas are at the top of the list: genitourinary (reproductive organs and urinary system) and cardiovascular health.  The genitourinary system receives a lot of press with the abundance of commercial advertisements around prostate health and ED (erectile dysfunction).  The primary......

  • by Necessity is the mother of invention (innovation), a commonly used proverb when someone comes up with a way to do things better or hasn’t been done previously.  This proverb is not limited to ultra-technical fields and is now quite the driving force for innovation......

  • by When we think about body recovery, the first thing that comes to mind can be different for each of us.  For me, I think about recovering from a workout.  Others may think about recovery from a medical condition.  This blog will focus on two......

  • by Menopause is the natural decline of female reproductive hormone production and the conclusion of a woman’s menstrual cycle. It usually begins sometime in the 40s or 50s. Common menopause symptoms include hot flashes, brain fog, vaginal dryness, chills, night sweats, weight gain, irregular periods,......

  • by When builders build a home, they usually start with a solid foundation and then work up from there. The same is true concerning taking care of your body and overall health. For example, since digestion plays a significant role in your overall health, starting......

  • by Let’s face it; the liver is the primary organ in the body that often gets overlooked when it comes to health. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, the liver is responsible for the smooth flow of emotions, Qi, and blood. Therefore, it is the organ......

  • by Hippocrates was credited with saying, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” He was an important figure in the history of medicine because he was among the earliest to assert that natural processes caused diseases.   The idea of what we eat......