Articles and Q&A's

October 2010

Q: How can I get rid of the fullness and bloating after the Christmas/New Year festivities?

A: After a heavy meal take a couple of teaspoonful of Maria' Swedish Bitters by Flora. This is a herbal concentrate with natural ingredients to stimulate bowel motility and secretions.
October 2010

Q: How would homeopathic medicine enhance the benefits of vaccination?

A: Homeopathics can be used to complement vaccination. A weekly dose of Influenzinum 9CH and a weekly dose of Thymuline 9CH for 5 weeks may enhance the protection.
October 2010

Interesting Uses of Enzymes

Most people know that enzymes are for digestion. Very few people know that they can be used for inflammation, cholesterol problems, detoxification, and weight control. For these special purposes, they have to be taken in high doses and on empty stomach
October 2010

Time For Flu Shot

Influenza is a viral infection causing fever, headache, muscle aches, malaise, upper respiratory or gastro-intestinal symptoms. It is highly contagious.
September 2010

Q: I heard that enzymes work well when combined with herbs for inflammation. I have bad arthritis a

A.: Recovery® provides the building blocks for regeneration and has only weak anti-inflammatory effect. On the other hand, a good enzyme and herbs have much more direct anti-inflammatory effects.
September 2010

Q: How can I minimize the side effects of the flu shot and can I enhance its efficacy in a natural

A: The flu shot is scientifically proven to be effective in preventing influenza, but this year Health Canada has advised that only high risk individuals will be inoculated whereas the one for H1N1 will be available for everybody.
September 2010

MAHA: A new formula for Anti-wrinkle creams

MAHA stands for Matrixyl, Argireline, and Hyaluronic Acid. Matrixyl® (palmitoyl pentapeptide-3) is an amino acid that promotes the formation of collagen. When more collagen is formed, the skin will appear fuller, firmer, and tighter.
September 2010

Cat's Claw & Maca's Benefit On Arthritis

Some patients take Glucosamine, MSM (methyl-sulfonyl-methane), anti-oxidants, and herbal combinations faithfully and still do not experience any relief from their arthritic pain. This is usually due to the fact that their bodies could not utilize the raw materials to start the repairing process.
July 2010

Q: I had been using anti-wrinkle creams religiously and still could not get rid of the tram lines on

A: First, you need a really effective cream. Pick one that has collagen promoting, muscle relaxing, and water retaining ingredients, all in one like the "Urist Wrinkle and Frown Line Cream". After applying the cream, force it into the skin with an ionizing device such as the "OxyLift" machine.
July 2010

Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome are stubborn conditions related to an upset immunity. Natural medicine can help to balance the immunity and bring forth some benefit. To start a natural program, a course of cellular detoxification is needed to provide a clean working field.
July 2010

Gall Stones

Bile is generated in the liver. It flows down the hepatic ducts and then the bile duct. The gall bladder concentrates the bile and releases it when the gall bladder contracts upon stimulation by a fatty meal. Bile contains cholesterol, pigments (bilirubin), minerals and bile salts and when the flow of bile is impeded or when gall bladder function is compromised, the sediments from the bile forms mud, sand and then stones.
June 2010

Q: What is DHA good for and when should I take it?

A: Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) is one of the active ingredients of Omega 3 oils. It has been proven to be essential for central nervous system development, maintaining normal nerve functions, preventing dementia, improving cardiovascular functions, and promoting retinal health.