Enhancing ATP with Yang Herbs: Cistanche, Cuscutae & Cordyceps

Enhancing ATP with Yang Herbs: Cistanche, Cuscutae & Cordyceps
Chinese tonifying herbs such as Cistanche, Semen Cuscutae, and Cordyceps, which possess antioxidant and/or immunomodulatory activities are novel therapeutic agents in the prevention and treatment of age-related diseases. Pharmacological studies on Yang and Yin tonifying herbs suggest that these Yang tonifying herbs stimulate mitochondrial adenosine triphosphate (ATP) generation, through the intermediacy of reactive oxidant...

How To Heal Back Acne Naturally

How To Heal Back Acne Naturally
The back is a very large portion of the skin organ system, which means it’s also a very large area of pores and oil secretions. Back acne shares the same pathology as normal acne and is ultimately acne that develops on the back. It is marked physically by back pores that overproduce sebum and become...

Nettle Root Versus Nettle Leaf: What's the Difference

Nettle Root Versus Nettle Leaf: What's the Difference
The stinging nettle plant, also known as Urtica dioica, has been widely used in traditional herbal medicine to treat many disorders. Like many other herbs, various parts of the plant, including the leaves, stems, and roots possess medicinal properties. And in herbal medicine, knowing how each part of a plant differs from the other...

The Amazing Health Benefits of Coffee & Caffeine

The Amazing Health Benefits of Coffee & Caffeine
There a great deal of mistaken pre-conceived notions and considerations about coffee drinking. It is commonly said that coffee is a drug, and as a drug is addictive and harmful. However, this only acts as a barrier against the actual scientific beneficial effects coffee. 

Coptis & Berberine: Mitochondrial Function, Dopamine & More

Coptis & Berberine: Mitochondrial Function, Dopamine & More
Berberine is a powerful plant alkaloid, which is defined as a class of organic compounds containing mostly nitrogen atoms. This particular alkaloid has a profound, beneficial effect on human health. In fact, there is an amount of clinical research on the health-promoting effects of berberine. According to an array of various studies, berberine is...

The Truth About Anxiety

The Truth About Anxiety
The Truth About Anxiety  Anxiety is a human emotion; however, it is often referred to as a mental disorder. The truth is, like all emotions, anxiety is a normal emotion to experience, when appropriate. The problem with anxiety and all other emotional problems is when it becomes chronic and one...

Treating UTI’s with Chinese Medicine

Treating UTI’s with Chinese Medicine
  Both men and women experience UTIs; however, women are much more likely to get them, for a number of reasons. First, a woman's urethra is shorter than a man's, making it easier for bacteria to reach the bladder. Secondly, due to the nature of the vagina, sexual intercourse for...

Hydrate the Right Way: TCM Hydration Tips

Hydrate the Right Way: TCM Hydration Tips
One of the most common imbalances in people is dehydration. Given that the body is roughly 75 percent water, it makes sense that a lack of water can lead to many health problems. So, most of us make an honest effort o drink more water. However, despite drinking more water, many still remain hydrated. The truth is,...