Muffin Builder #265

December 20, 2023

Ashwaghanda…miracle herb

People have been using this wonderful herb for more than 3,000 years. In Ayurveda, a traditional medicine system that originated in India, it is considered a panacea of female health. In addition to boosting hormone balance in women, it calms the excited nerves and may also help to prevent certain cancers from spreading to other body parts. It is also used in western alternative medicine as a powerful adaptogen. This means it has been designed to serve the body intelligently, adapting function according to the needs of the body. How beautiful is that! It is also known as winter cherry or indian ginseng with the scientific name of Ashwagandha being Withania somnifera. It belongs to the nightshade family of plants. Its roots and leaves are loaded with the goodness of alkaloids and steroidal lactones.It helps improve:• Hormone balance. Therefore, it is a highly effective supplement for improving fertility and maintaining female reproductive health.• Memory.• Immune function. Ashwagandha causes the release of certain types of white blood cells in response to an invasion by a harmful microorganism. As a result, it […]
April 30, 2023

Maybe you’re not sick…just thirsty!

Janice Naiken When you’re dehydrated, a form of drought management kicks in apart from your innate drive for water intake. Histamine directs and operates a system that promotes water intake, redistributing the placement of water – drawing from some areas to serve others.There’s no reserve system so it works based on priority.The greater your thirst, the more intense the histamine activity, which can cause allergies, asthma and chronic pain in different parts of the body.Adopting this approach would mean chronic pains in the body not easily explained as injury or infection would be viewed first as signals of water shortage in the area of pain. First consider and rule out the pain signal as an indicator for dehydration before enlisting more complicated and possibly toxic interventions. If you need help personalising your optimal level of hydration, get in touch!