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The role of herbs throughout time

April 22, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco — Herbs have played a huge role in healing throughout the centuries, and one of the major contributors has been Egyptian medicine, which has provided some of the oldest documented remedies. From the 33rd century B.C. until the Persian invasion in 525 B.C., Egyptian medical practices were highly advanced for the […]

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Tea leaves: Flowing with the seasons reflects wisdom

October 15, 2012

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by Victoria J. Mogilner —  Farmers who plant, nurture and harvest crops, and then allow the ground to lie fallow for a period of rest, know well the significance of the seasons. Practitioners of the principles of Chinese medicine also honor the seasons, understanding that a healthy life is one that follows the seasonal cycle […]

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Colonics for safer colonoscopies

February 27, 2012

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by Amy Sanders A colonoscopy — the act of looking inside the large intestine with a camera — is easy enough. It is the clean-out preparation that must be ingested the day before that is difficult. Patients are typically told to drink several glasses of a diarrhea-inducing solution the day before the procedure. It is […]

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