How do two or more herbs interact with each other in an herbal medicine? This question captures the idea of synergism and the purpose of Innovative Chinese Medicine (ICM). Synergism itself belongs to the ancient practice...
USAConfirmed: 34,315,873Active: 5,319,295Recovered: 28,381,623Death: 614,955
FranceConfirmed: 5,737,810Active: 134,144Recovered: 5,493,259Death: 110,407
RussiaConfirmed: 5,193,964Active: 275,722Recovered: 4,792,169Death: 126,073
ItalyConfirmed: 4,243,482Active: 162,409Recovered: 3,954,097Death: 126,976
SpainConfirmed: 3,733,600Active: 143,369Recovered: 3,509,730Death: 80,501
GermanyConfirmed: 3,722,295Active: 58,239Recovered: 3,573,600Death: 90,456
MexicoConfirmed: 2,452,469Active: 269,992Recovered: 1,952,382Death: 230,095
ChileConfirmed: 1,468,992Active: 47,397Recovered: 1,391,016Death: 30,579
AustraliaConfirmed: 30,247Active: 148Recovered: 29,189Death: 910
New ZealandConfirmed: 2,708Active: 27Recovered: 2,655Death: 26
Uncaria rhynchophylla (Latin name: Uncariae Ramulus cum Uncis; Chinese name: Gou Teng) is a traditional Chinese herb, the use of which can be traced back more than a thousand years. A more comprehensive description of the plant and...
It’s not enough to say you don’t eat meat or that you are vegetarian. When it comes to vegetarianism, there are a garden variety of types. No time in history has what you eat played such...
American Ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) has long been used in the natural medicine practiced by Native Americans. Today it’s also a popular herb in Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine to boost energy and fight colds and illness. It’s...
Introduction Do you know why you get sick while someone else you know might rarely become ill? Your childhood friend Tom and you are driving to a restaurant for lunch in the same car. Tom (the...
According to the statistics on the CDC website, every year about 8% (with a range of 3% to 11% ) of the U.S. population would get sick with the flu and become symptomatic, and if including...
According to National Institute of Health: Office of Dietary Supplements (NIH ODS), Multivitamins-minerals (MVMs) first became available back in the 1940s and has been a popular dietary supplement ever since with more than one-third of all...
According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Organic Trade Association (OTA), the sale of organic food and products has been on the rise in the last decade. Organic sales were an estimated...
Aspirin is the most commonly used medicine in the world. In most cases, aspirin is taken as a pain killer. However, not many are aware that aspirin has another beneficial function, particularly taking the daily low...
It’s the holiday season! That means celebrations with family, friends and co-workers. It also means time for holiday foods which may not be healthy holiday foods. Now, while that plate of cookies, cakes and sweets may...
Medicine continues to evolve. Yet, any “newness” to holistic medicine shows just how far off-track medicine went with the advent of science and technology. The trend back to a holistic approach to medicine reflects an understanding...
The history of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) began long before the origin of the philosophy of yin-yang. Two early texts, The Yellow Emperor’s Medicine Classic and Classic Herbal Medicine, appeared as early as 2,500 BCE. The Yin-Yang theory didn’t...
We know exercise is good for the body. It turns out, it is also really good for the brain, especially the memory. Research shows it’s not just older people who experience the benefits; exercise benefits memory in...
When you see the word “natural” labeled on a product, what is your interpretation of what makes that product natural? Merriam Webster defines the adjective of natural as, “existing in nature and not made or caused...