- July 1st, 2013
Summertime allergies are no fun, but you don’t necessarily need to turn to pharmaceuticals to handle them. If you want to go au naturale, try a combination of stinging nettle and a neti pot. A stinging nettle supplement is derived from the leaves of the flowering plant and is found in many over-the-counter treatments. A typical dose is 600 mg for one week at the onset of symptoms.
- January 1st, 2013
For years we have been reading about and recommending nasal washes for the maintenance of good health. We know that it makes sense to clean the body’s respiratory filter and to keep the cilia healthy so they can function well. Washing with saline solution removes offending particles caught in the nose, helping prevent allergic reactions and respiratory illnesses.Overcoming fears about nasal washingBy Hana R. Solomon, MD
- September 1st, 2012
Checking the owner’s manual on nearly any engine will reveal the need to keep its air filter clean.An ancient tradition offers modern reliefBy Craig Gustafson