Best Herbal Remedies for Poison Ivy

Nobody wants to spend several weeks of their summer with an irritatingly itchy, unsightly and often times painful rash. But the truth is, this can happen by simply touching one toxic plant:  Poison Ivy. Keep reading to find out the best herbal remedies for poison ivy and ensure that it does not ruin your summer! Continue reading Best Herbal Remedies for Poison Ivy

Herbal Blood Thinners: Too Risky?

In the year 2007, close to $1 billion was spent by 4.2 million American adults on anti-clotting prescriptions:  a/k/a blood thinners. These drugs were purchased to treat cardiovascular disease, cancer or diabetes, and as support for post-surgical patients. Many more people are prescribed aspirin therapy, taking one per day to reduce heart disease and stroke. With the preponderance of cardiovascular diseases, insterest in herbal blood thinners is coming to the forefront. Continue reading Herbal Blood Thinners: Too Risky?