Herbal Medicine

What can I do naturally to help my Scleroderma? And Automimmunity in General…

by in Autoimmune Diseases, Herbal Medicine, Kitchen Sink April 23, 2008

For those of you unaware of what scleroderma is, first let’s review that scleroderma is an autoimmune disease that results in progressive fibrosis of the system as collagen connective tissue fibers overgrow and become deposited inappropriately in the blood vessels. Symptoms typically begin with Raynauds (lack of blood flow to fingers, pallor, pain and paresthesaias) […]

Garlic’s Many Uses

by in Heart Disease, Herbal Medicine February 5, 2008

Garlic, botanically known as Allium Sativum, is used for reducing high blood pressure, preventing age-related vascular changes, reducing reinfarction and mortality post-MI, decreasing LDL (bad) and VLDL cholesterol, and increasing HDL (good) cholesterol for coronary heart disease. Garlic is also used in Chinese medicine for diarrhea, amoebic and bacterial dysentery, tuberculosis, bloody urine, diphtheria, whooping […]