Amazing Cloves and Clove Oil

It’s the weekend (or, like me, you are on vacation in the middle of the ocean) and your tooth starts to hurt. The pain has become so bad you can not eat, can not concentrate and whoa! you can not even enjoy yourself and have fun. What’s a gal or guy to do?

Let me let you in on a secret: you can temporarily mitigate the pain and suffering with oil of clove, an inexpensive and readily available essential oil. Here is what you do: Read more…

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Lower your cholesterol with Turmeric

Turmeric is an Eastern Asian yellow plant whose root is powered and used as a spice and food-coloring agent traditionally in curry. It has been used for centuries in China to treat gastrointestinal ailments and inflammation.

The active ingredient is curcumin, which has been known for a long time for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Recent studies have consistently shown that it has the ability to substantially reduce LDL and triglyceride levels. One study concluded that LDL cholesterol was lowered anywhere between 1/2 and 1/3 of the subjects consuming turmeric in comparison to those who are not consuming it. Read more…

Dong Quai for Menstrual Issues

*Read important precautions at bottom!

Dong Quai is a very potent herb that can induce the menstrual cycle. It has been used for thousands of years in Chinese medicine.

If you have a history of irregularity, and want to regulate yourself without having to turn to dangerous pseudo-hormonal oral contraceptives, then this is definitely your herb of choice.

It increases circulation in the uterus and affects the body’s estrogen production, signaling your uterus to start sloughing.

It also acts as a blood thinner, so it’s helpful in cramp relief while on your period. Read on for use instructions and doses…

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