How to Make Medicinal Teas

How to Make Medicinal Teas

Posted by on May 23, 2018 in Blog

The best herb to use is the one you have. If you have no herbs, use water. —Cascade Anderson-Geller, Herbalist The best way to consume herbal medicine is to sip it continually throughout the day. If possible, consider brewing 3-4 cups (or a days-worth) at a time and carry it in a portable thermos or […]

Seed Cycling: Natural Hormone Balancing for Men & Women

Seed Cycling: Natural Hormone Balancing for Men & Women

Posted by on May 15, 2018 in Blog

Seed cycling is a practice used by naturopathic doctors for adding plant seeds to the diet according to a lunar schedule. Seed development occurs in response to the normal rhythms of nature, including lunar and seasonal cycles. Just as in other creatures, human metabolism and hormone levels are affected by lunar phases, so consuming seeds […]

How Do Naturopathic Doctors Diagnose & Treat Digestive Complaints?

How Do Naturopathic Doctors Diagnose & Treat Digestive Complaints?

Posted by on May 11, 2018 in Blog

The gastrointestinal (GI) system plays an essential role in your overall health. Often, imbalances in the digestive system lead to symptoms elsewhere in the body, including the nervous system, immune system, and skin. Trained to treat the whole person and address the root causes of symptoms, naturopathic doctors (NDs) excel at treating GI conditions. They […]

What Advanced Nutrition Training Do Naturopathic Doctors Receive?

What Advanced Nutrition Training Do Naturopathic Doctors Receive?

Nutrition is often a pivotal component of an individual’s journey toward optimal health. Poor diet is also the leading preventable risk factor for disability or early death in the United States.[1] However, despite this and rising rates of obesity, diabetes, and other nutrition-related diseases, many U.S. healthcare providers are not adequately trained to address nutrition in […]