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It’s Another Attack on Herbs and It Makes Me Mad


I was aghast after reading the Consumer Reports post which just revealed 15 herbs which they feel are dangerous for you.  Their headline reads “15 Supplement Ingredients to Always Avoid” and goes on to say “These supplement ingredients can cause organ damage, cardiac arrest, and cancer.” 

Man, that just scares the bejeebers out of you, […]

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5 Medicinal Ice Cube Recipes to Help You Lose Weight



I bet some of you drink pure filtered water and try to get your friends and relatives to do the same but they won’t listen. Drinking water instead of soda can be the fastest, simplest way to lose weight and improve health. Why? 

Because we all need fresh water to dilute poisons in our body […]

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Coptis May Help MARCoNS, Hashi and Diabetes

Sometimes I come across the weirdest things that are amazingly helpful, like Coptis chinensis.  This herb is used frequently in Chinese medicine (Huang Lian), especially to treat diabetes.  One constituent was shown in 2016 in a study (Journal of Food and Medicine) to prevent formation of Advanced Glycation End (AGE) products which basically age you […]

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8 Ways to Save Your Brain, Learn Faster & Calm Down

Last December, I forgot where I parked my car at the mall and I had to go find a security  man to drive me around and find it. Well, that’s embarrassing.  At first I thought someone stole my Subaru, but that just didn’t make sense. Who would steal the 4 year old dirty one, I […]

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Licorice Helps Chronic Fatigue and Heartburn

Licorice root is an herbal remedy often used in Chinese traditional medicine. It’s ancient, and was used by the Greeks and Romans for many health concerns such as ulcers, sore throat, asthma, depression, menopause, arthritis, heartburn, gastrointestinal concerns of all sorts and various viral infections (like hepatitis and the flu). Unfortunately, licorice candy (mmm, Twizzlers) […]

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Rules for Using Essential Oils

IT STARTS TODAY A free online event, you just need your computer or device to listen so please go sign up for the biggest summit of 2015 on essential oils: CLICK HERE. No joke, I probably have more than 18 little bottles of essential oils in my house. They are in every room, on top of […]

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Natural Remedies that Help From Head to Toe

I’ve been a pharmacist for 25+ years now. Let’s face it, I know the good, the bad and the ugly drugs. I realize we need some of them, yet I know that others are not very useful, or worse, they are harmful. So today I’ve decided to share the best remedies that help from head […]

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Frankincense and Myrrh Still a Wise Gift of Health

Around the holidays, we are reminded of the most famous gifts in history, frankincense and myrrh, carried by the wise men. Today, perfumes, incense and candles are often infused with these two wonderful aromas. Both frankincense and myrrh have medicinal properties, so holistic practitioners suggest these for patients as dietary supplements and essential oils for […]

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Thyroid Hormone Help: How To Boost Your Thyroid Naturally

Dear Pharmacist, I’m very tired and weak without my thyroid medicine. Now, I’m concerned about the thyroid shortage and worried that there will not be medication for me. What else can I do? – M.K., Gainesville, Florida Click To Read This Article

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These Herbs Work Like Medicine

Dear Pharmacist, What are popular medications, and their natural counterparts? –A.T., Dallas, Texas Answer: This is a great question, and there’s a lot of different things that come to mind. For example, when I think of popular medications, I think of allergy drugs (antihistamines), pain relievers, antacids, blood pressure drugs, cholesterol reducers and sleeping pills.  […]

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