With springtime right around the corner, many of my seasonal allergy patients have been calling, wondering what to do in advance of the season and what to do when allergies strike. The first idea is to...
USAConfirmed: 25,953,062Active: 9,839,833Recovered: 15,679,314Death: 433,915
RussiaConfirmed: 3,756,931Active: 511,888Recovered: 3,174,561Death: 70,482
FranceConfirmed: 3,079,943Active: 2,786,685Recovered: 219,152Death: 74,106
SpainConfirmed: 2,733,729Active: 2,676,930Recovered: ?Death: 56,799
ItalyConfirmed: 2,485,956Active: 482,417Recovered: 1,917,117Death: 86,422
GermanyConfirmed: 2,163,113Active: 264,723Recovered: 1,844,000Death: 54,390
MexicoConfirmed: 1,771,740Active: 285,591Recovered: 1,335,876Death: 150,273
ChileConfirmed: 706,500Active: 26,017Recovered: 662,460Death: 18,023
AustraliaConfirmed: 28,780Active: 1,868Recovered: 26,003Death: 909
New ZealandConfirmed: 2,290Active: 65Recovered: 2,200Death: 25
The Mystery of Cupping Therapy As Michael Phelps darted toward his 19th Olympic gold medal during the 100-metre freestyle relay at the 2016 Rio Olympics, all people could focus on were the dark purple circles on...
A New Year means a new you right? Time to renew your gym membership or dust off that yoga mat you haven’t used in ages. Exercise isn’t the only thing that can help you with your health though,...
The legend of tea begins with its discovery in 2737 B.C. when dried leaves landed in a boiling cup of water that was being served to the Chinese emperor (iced tea wasn’t made until 1904!). Since...
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (February 2016), 1 in 3 adults in the United States do not get enough sleep. Lack of sleep was most prevalent in...
Overview Pharmaceutical name: Rehmannia glutinosaChinese name: Shu Di HuangLatin Name: Radix Rehmanniae PraeparataEnglish Name: RehmanniaFamily: Scrophulariaceae Traditionally, Rehmannia is regarded as a “top grade” herb in China and has very high medicinal value. Rehmannia refers to...
Overview Pharmaceutical name: Margaritiferae Concha ustaChinese name: Zhen Zhu MuEnglish Name: Mother of PearlFamily: PteriidaeStandard species: Hyriopsis cumingii (Lea); Cristaria plicata (Leach); Pteria martensii (Dunker)Salty, cold, and heavy in weight, Mother of Pearl is the inner...
Chinese name: ?? (huán? qí); Pharmaceutical name: Astragali Radix; English name: astragalus root. Family: Fabaceae. Standard species (classification), Astragalus membranaceus (FISCH) BGE. Var. mongholicus (BGE.) and Hsiao Astragalus membranaceus (FISCH.) BGE. Explanation of name: huán? “yellow” and qí” the top one”. Astragalus is among the most popular used herbal medicine in TCM and...
Overview Pharmacological Name: Prunellae Spica Standard Species: Prunella Vulgaris English name: Prunella, Selfheal spike All-Heal, Self-Heal and Woundwort arethe common names for this low maintenance,, low-growing perennial herb.Prunella can growall over the world, like in Europe,...
Highlights Danshen, also called red sage, has been used for centuries to treat a wide range of medical issues from high cholesterol to diabetes. There’s some evidence that its benefits aren’t just based on old wives’...