Monthly Archives: October 2017

Herb Dosing, Purity and Other Standards to Keep in Mind

There are literally hundreds, if not thousands, of herbs that have been used to promote health and reduce disease suffering for thousands of years. These herbs are staples in some cultures, being consumed as a part of their daily diet, while in others they have been used as a means of medicinal intervention. Most of us have heard the term “herbs”, while only a smaller percentage think beyond being used as a culinary boost.  To that smaller percentage, being more aware of the healing properties possessed by some herbs, the ability to use those herbs comes with knowledge, not just about function, but about purity and other standards.  No two herbs are alike and even more, in today’s market, no two herbs of the same name are likely identical in function, purity or even true identity.  There are a few things to keep in mind before we cast judgement on herbal abilities through just reaching for what is available on the store shelf.  (more…)

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Things I Find Incredible

As a practicing veterinarian, in 2006, I was diagnosed with a condition that was all too common in my patients, cancer.  In reality, the form of cancer, being in my bladder, was also a very common site in my companion animal patients, so I was familiar with it in many regards.  Since that time, I have become almost obsessed to an extent, in researching not just options for better management, but also health in general, realizing the many faults in my own personal life regimen.  In this pursuit, which is really one of knowledge, I have become well aware of many truths and likewise many opportunities in intervention, things that I have come to find quite incredible. Do we have to suffer or do we have a choice in the matter? (more…)

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Cur-OST Silver Products; Putting Choice Into Your Hands

We are proud to announce the release and availability of our Cur-OST® Silver products!  Health is a matter of choice and each person is an individual, with different needs and desires.  Through proper selection of individual ingredients, you can now create the perfect supplement regimen to fit your needs! (more…)

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Herbs, Health and Longevity. Part two

Herbs have been used for centuries not just to support health, but enhance energy, vitality, tonify a weakened body and aid in recovery from disease.  In a prior article, we discussed the basics of herbs, but here in part two, I’d like to get a little deeper into the ‘how’s and why’s’ regarding some more specific herbs, taking a closer look at various applications. (more…)

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Why herbs are important to health and longevity. Part One

Herbs have been around for centuries, used in various medicinal cultures including Ayurvedic and Traditional Chinese Medicine. They are also a part of many cultures, being included in the daily diet and used as a part of medicinal therapy.  Their roots are deep, but over time we have lost our perception in their value, instead leaning more on pharmaceutical therapy.  Through the proper use of herbs, being applied to our health and overall life, we can often get to the underlying ‘root’ problem, bringing about balance and restoring many aspects of our well being, often well beyond what medications can offer. (more…)

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