Reawakening Desire

Damiana (Turnera diffusa) is a tonic beloved by Mayan and Mexican women for its ability to recover sexual vitality. As an aphrodisiac, it works to soothe frazzled nerves so that you may feel more connected to your body. What damiana can offer you: As a nervine, it will calm your mind, drawing your energy from […]

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ABCDEs of Skin Cancer

It is estimated that one in five Americans will develop some form of skin cancer in their lifetime. When caught early, skin cancer is highly treatable. Learn how to detect abnormal skin lesions by following the ABCDE’s of skin cancer detection developed by the American Academy of Dermatology, and described below. If you have any […]

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Body Scrub Recipe

Try this quick and easy recipe for a creamy body scrub to help eliminate dead skin while providing deep moisture. Avocado contains fatty acids and B vitamins for sensitive skin, including eczema or psoriasis. Oatmeal softens itchy, dry, or irritated skin. Sea salt provides a mineral-rich exfoliating base to this body scrub. Ingredients 1/2 cup mashed […]

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Healthy Skin

Your lifestyle greatly influences the health and appearance of your skin.  Follow these tips to ensure that your skin is getting the most protection possible: Drink plenty of water. Staying well hydrated is essential for the skin. Drink 6-8 eight-ounce glasses of water per day. Exercise. Exercise increases circulation through the body and encourages detoxification through sweating. […]

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Wedding Day?

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Controlling Allergies

by Melissa Minoff, ND, LAc The beautiful tree in front of my house blooms with yellow “pollen puffs” every spring. I am terribly allergic to the tree pollen, and while I love the tree, it comes with a fair share of misery each year. Here are my tricks for keeping my allergies under control while the tree […]

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Fever Facts and Myths

Misconceptions about the dangers of fever are commonplace. Unwarranted fears about harm from normal fevers causes lost sleep and unnecessary stress for many parents. Let the following facts help you put fever into perspective: MYTH:  My child feels warm, so she has a fever. FACT:  Children can feel warm for a many reasons such as […]

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Spring Exercise

Tips to start your spring exercise routine You receive health benefits for every increment of exercise that you add to your day, but ideally the American Medical Association recommends that you get about one hour of exercise every day.  That may seem overwhelming at first, but if you start slow — 10 to 15 minutes twice a […]

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Benefits of Collagen

Collagen is the glue that binds us. It is a vital substance to the body providing the building blocks for wound healing, skin tone, bone strength, and cartilage, tendon, and ligament health. Collagen comes from the Greek word kolla which means glue. This glue binds proteins together to keep our skeletal structure strong, yet flexible. Who […]

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Good Supplements?

Not all supplements are created equal! In 2015, the FDA found that several large retailers of herbal supplements did not have the substance inside that the label said outside. GNC, Walmart, Walgreens, and Target sold supplements that, when tested, did not contain the stated product within the capsules/tablets and furthermore contained fillers that could be […]

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