Ayurveda is a 5,000-year-old medical system that uses natural and holistic approaches to keeping your mind, body and spirit healthy. Is it right for you?
There’s so much more to lavender than just it’s soothing scent. Here’s what you should know about this perennial plant, including its many health benefits, how to use it and the best form to take it in.
Beyond smelling great, used correctly, essential oils can also help improve your mood and health. With a variety of types and scents, essential oils can help you relax after a long day.
Black cohosh has been used since ancient times, but only recently has it come to be known as a possible combatant of hot flashes, the most common and uncomfortable symptom of menopause. Here’s what it is, how it’s used and what it can and can’t do for you.
Kratom is one of those plants that you may assume is a safer, natural alternative to other drugs. But don’t be fooled: There’s a dark side to kratom-derived pills, powders and teas. An integrative medicine specialist explains why “natural” doesn’t always mean safe when it comes to kratom.
There’s been a lot of buzz around ashwagandha these days. So what is it and does it really work? Learn more from an integrative medicine specialist.
Both your ancestry and ethnicity offer clues about your health risks. Find out how much they contribute to the big picture.
Qigong is rooted in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) principles which state that qi, or energy, is present in everyone’s body. Learn more about the benefits of this ancient practice.
The internet is awash with suggestions to lower the stress hormone cortisol — but are they sound?