Herbal Pharmacist Blog

One of the more popular questions I receive is, "What can I do to lose weight?".  Unfortunately, there are a lot of people who claim to eat right and exercise and still struggle with their weight.  As a 58-year-old male, I have noticed the same...

Regardless of age, going back to school season is a great time to make sure you have a few of the essential health areas covered. We need to focus on four areas:  Immune Health, Stress, Sleep, and Memory/Focus. This blog will dive into what supplements...

Attention all e-gamers, you need to take a hard look at adding supplements to your daily routine.  The demands of e-gaming can negatively impact your health and your performance while playing.  This blog will cover several areas e-gamers should consider supplementing their diet to repair,...

Recent studies show that we may need to focus on our body's ability to produce BDNF to maintain, improve and repair brain health. While starting with an acronym isn't always the best attention grabber, knowing the acronym has something to do with brain health should...

I introduced you to PEA and its many proven health benefits in a previous blog. The question often comes up of how PEA compares to CBD.   The battle of the three-letter acronyms starts here! PEA stands for Palmitoylethanolamide, and CBD stands for Cannabidiol. We can...

Most people reading this article for the first time have never heard of PEA.  Please don't feel bad because I hadn't heard much about it until the last year or so.  This article will focus on this amazing ingredient and why you should add it...

History The first mention of the use of Chaga comes from the 16th century, and its use in Russia. Chaga was used in a variety of ways, including general well-being, internal cleansing, and curing and preventing diseases in general.[i] While we can’t say that Chaga treats...

In a previous blog, I wrote about the advancements in technology and how these innovations contributed to making our supplements better. However, it is good to note where and how your herbs are grown may impact their effectiveness.  When we factor in different growing conditions,...

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 in...

We often hear about mental illness, but not mental wellness. Is the concept of mental wellness new to you?  Consider this; mental wellness is about how all aspects of your life, i.e., social, emotional, physical, spiritual, intellectual, and how they collectively impact your overall state...