Category Archives: Herbal Remedies/Recipes

No Comments on TCM: Cleveland Clinic Partners with Crane Herb!

The Marlborough Wellness Center fills it’s herbal pharmacy with the quality products from Crane Herb and now the well known Cleveland Clinic will too! () So if you have been wondering about what Chinese herbs could possibly do for you, contact us and our experienced Chinese herbalist can answer any questions you may have.

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No Comments on All Natural Bug Spray and Itch-Be-Gone Available Now!

‘Tis the season for the heat, BBQ’s, and biting bugs!

I know I happen to be one of the lucky ones (as well as both my children) who when a mosquito bites my skin, I welt up something fierce and the itching is intolerable. One of my friends began my quest to find an all natural bug spray once I heard all the horrible health issues with bug sprays that include DEET...

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No Comments on Allergies, Ear Infections, Spring Fevers…OH MY!!

“The Time has come,”, the Walrus said, “To speak of many things….” -Alice in Wonderland

Ah yes, the springtime is upon us and for some of us, it can be a double-edged sword! We love the sun and the bright garden colors but dislike to the Nth degree the pollen and molds that come with it all. Sneezing, coughing, aching, stuffy head, fevers, itchy eyes, sore necks/shoulders, foggy thinking, sinus pain, leaky noses, post-nasal drip…just to name a few of the common symptoms associated with springtime environmental allergies...

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Comments Off on Licensed Herbalists Can Help You Manage Your Herbal Supplements

When you go to your Western medical practitioner, they usually ask you about your pharmaceutical medications. They want to know what you are taking and how they are interacting in your body. They are trained to manage these so that their patients can live full, healthy lives. Many doctors have begun to ask what herbal prescriptions and/or supplements you may also be taking but bottom line, that isn’t what they were formally trained to manage.
Licensed herbalists can help you manage your herbal supplements because this is what we have been formally trained to do...

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No Comments on Spicy Chicken Sandwiches with Cilantro-Lime Mayo

(excerpted from Cooking Light magazine, December 2008)

Mayo:

1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice 1 garlic clove

Chicken:

1/4 egg substitute, 3 tablespoons hot sauce (such as Tabasco), 1 teaspoon dried oregano, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 2 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, 4-1/2 ounces baked tortilla chips (about 6 cups), 2 tablespoons olive oil.

Remaining Ingredients:

4 (2 ounce) Kaiser rolls, split, 12 (1/8 inch thick) red onion slices, 4 lettuce leaves.

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No Comments on Irradiation and our Food: things that make you go hmmmm…

ok, so although I am not a licensed dietician or Naturopathic doctor, I am a conscientious practitioner and parent who wants only the best food to be ingested by clients and family. I read this article and was very happy I had invested some money and time into my local organic CSA (community supported agriculture) farm! Check it out and believe what you may…

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2 Comments on Ear infections and Garlic/Ginger

Did you know…that by placing a slice of garlic or ginger in the outside part of your child’s ear, covering it with a cotton ball, and taping it in place for about an hour, the extreme peircing pain associated with the ear infection itself can be greatly reduced without the use of pediatric Motrin or Tylenol? Great!! But there is a catch…this works best with cold conditions causing the ear infection! How do you know what kind of condition is causing your child’s ear infections? Go see an acupuncturist that has experience with pediatrics for a diagnosis and to se...

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No Comments on Acupuncture and Herbal Options

I have read so many articles on the web and in print on the hazards of using herbal supplements and medicinals that are found over-the-counter or without proper medical supervision. And I have to agree to some extent. I know many people who have used herbal medicinals without the supervision of an Herbalist or a Naturopathic Doctor, and have found themselves having side effects or not feeling any effects at all...

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