Healing Our Mothers

healing our mothers

In the northeastern USA there is a fairly common plant that has a squarish stem that is sturdy and strong almost akin to a human spine. Surrounding this stem are little clusters of pink and/or lilac flowers. When looking at these flowers one cannot help but think of a little heart protruding from a human chest. Extending horizontally from the […]

The Secret to Love and Health

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Indigenous Puerto Rican Taino’s had a traditional ballpark known as the Batey. Inside the Batey the medicinal healer and teacher of ancient knowledge would share stories, lead traditional dances and begin ceremonial games. One of the games was to throw a resin ball up and whatever team let the ball fall would lose. This game was considered sacred, and would […]

Spring Detox – Five Tips from Ancient Societies for a Smooth Transition into the Green Season

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By: Dr.Carina Lopez and Kath Saxby Eastern theory suggests that the universe and our bodies are united as one. Each season is paired with corresponding organs in our body. Thus, ancient healers would use each season to nourish or detoxify its correlated organ for disease prevention and better health. They connected the liver with the spring. According to eastern traditions, […]

I Feel A Tingle!

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Rosemary, a fierce community activist, was used to tough political situations, but what she was about to experience was a lot more personal being diagnosed with Metastatic Ovarian Cancer.  At age 55, Rosemary was faced with battling through Metastatic Ovarian Cancer, her doctors deciding the best course of action being to perform a complete hysterectomy. Through the process, they also found to […]

DIY (Do IT Yourself) Hair Gel

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Common hair gels contain chemicals that have a long list of side effects, like Dandruff, Hair Loss, Dehydration, Discoloration and Damage.  A common ingredient in gel is crospovidone (PVPP), which is found via autopsies to cause pulmonary vascular injury. Do we really want to put that in our hair?

Joy For the New Year: Take two capsules of happiness twice daily.

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Joy, age 61, came to see me for asthma attacks, dry eyes and mouth, cysts in her liver, insomnia, chronic fatigue, dizziness, heartburn and burning urination. These symptoms began after her mother had a stroke and Joy took responsibility for her. Soon, Joy was diagnosed with Sjogren’s disease, an autoimmune condition that causes inflammation of the lungs, kidney and live lead […]