Digestive Health, Food / Nutrition, General Wellness, Herbs, Immune Health, Mental Health, Pain management, Sexual Health

The Many Health and Wellness Benefits of Eating Celery

Celery (Apium graveolens) is so much more than a long, crunchy, low-calorie snack. In fact, it was first cultivated exclusively for its medicinal qualities and only later grown for use as a vegetable. Celery is even believed to be the plant growing near Calypso’s cave in Homer’s Odyssey (written around 850 B.C.), then called Selinon.… Read More The Many Health and Wellness Benefits of Eating Celery

Ayurvedic Medicine, General Wellness, Lifestyle

Vata Balancing in Fall & Winter

When the leaves change colors, fall from their branches, and drift away across the landscape, we are witnessing Vata in nature – the energy of movement. When the summer flowers finish their lifespan, become dry and rough, and return to the earth as primary elements we can understand the Vata characteristic of aging, cycling, and satisfying the grasp of time over matter.… Read More Vata Balancing in Fall & Winter

Diabetes, Food / Nutrition, Herbs

4 Natural Remedies for Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease in which a person’s immune system attacks and destroys the cells that create insulin in the pancreas. These cells are called islets, and they measure the amount of glucose in the body and produce the correct amount of insulin required to regulate and normalize the blood sugars.