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Top 25 Healing Herbs

Top 25 Healing Herbs

By TIERAONA LOW DOG, MDNature's medicineThere are times when it might be smarter to use an herbal remedy than a pharmaceutical. For example, sometimes a herb offers a safer alternative. Take chamomile: The flowers have been used for centuries as a gentle calmative for young and old alike. It's non-habit-forming and well tolerated, and a study sponsored by the University of Michigan found that chamomile extract had roughly the same efficacy as many prescription sleeping medications when given to adults with insomnia. Likewise, peppermint oil has been shown to be as effective as pharmaceutical drugs for relieving irritable bowel syndrome, but without the ofttimes dangerous side effects. And clinical studies have shown that ginger relieves morning sickness, sage can relieve a sore throat, and hibiscus tea...

Profound Author Brain Laslow Discusses His New Bestselling Book THE MARIJUANA PROJECT: A novel about medicine and morality

Stacey Chillemi: Hi Brian! Can you start by telling us a little about yourself and your book?Brian Laslow: Hi Stacey.  My name is Brian Laslow and I’ve been in the security industry for over 25 years and a security consultant for the past 15 years.  I am married with two children and live in the northeast.  I’m a soccer dad!  My book is a fiction based in fact novel about a security consultant who has a moral dilemma about taking on a medical marijuana client.  The novel discusses the medical marijuana debate as well as security issues woven within a fictional suspense story that I hope the readers will find enjoyable.Stacey Chillemi: What inspired you to write your book, “THE  PROJECT: A novel about medicine...