Honey Garlic for Cold and Flu Prevention & Treatment


Garlic… Is a powerful immune-booster.  It is very effective against bacterial, viral and fungal infections. Garlic contains a compound known as allicin, which has been shown to help lower cholesterol levels, prevent blood clotting, and has been shown to have anti-cancer properties and anti-microbial The antibiotic qualities of garlic appear to be a direct result of the allicin produced from raw, Continue Reading

Intermittent Fasting for Health


Intermittent fasting is not a diet, it’s a pattern of eating.  It doesn't change what you eat, it changes when you eat it. Humans have actually been fasting throughout evolution. Sometimes it was done because food was not available (famine) but also because most major religions have long maintained that fasting is good for the soul. Fortunately (or ironically, unfortunately) most of us Continue Reading

Cold and Flu Season Quiz!


Which of the following scenarios depicts the most healthy individual?  a.  A 36 year old mother of three young children comes to the office for help with a common cold.  This is the first cold she's had since March of 2014 and she believe she caught it from her youngest daughter. b.  A 50 year old male (dragged into the office by his wife...) proudly states that it has been at least 10 or 15 Continue Reading

Health Benefits of Cinnamon


Cinnamomum verum or "True" cinnamon Cinnamon, one of the first trade spices of the ancient world, is highly delicious and powerfully medicinal! Cinnamon is one of the oldest tonic plants on the globe. It's been used medicinally for thousands of years, dating back to before the great pyramids of Egypt were built.   The plant can reach heights of up to 30 feet.  The leaves are deep green and Continue Reading

I am a homeopath.

Yes, I am a naturopath...trained in the arts of tradition chinese medicine and acupuncture, botanical medicine, physical manipulation, nutrition, hydrotherapy, lifestyle counseling, homeopathy and many other natural therapeutics.  But above all else, I am a homeopath. What is the difference between naturopathy and homeopathy? Naturopathy is a system of medicine that encompasses loads of healing Continue Reading

Wellness Step 2: A little bit of peace….

Once asked by a famous Mr. Marley, 'could you be love?'  I can now assuredly answer, yes. There was a time when I didn't think it was possible for me to love and be loved so easily, yet, my story carries no more weight than anyone's story:  grief from loved ones lost, heartache, perceived failure and missed opportunity, stress and dissatisfaction.  I've had enough heartache to earn a lifetime Continue Reading

Wellness Step 1: Diet


It's interesting....we all know the benefits of eating a healthy diet (disease prevention, improved energy, better sleep, enhanced sex drive, overall sense of wellness) and yet, not all of us choose to eat heathfully.  This isn't a phenomenon that I've seen only in my patients, it's also something in my personal life that I am continually striving to improve.   Even though it's been years since Continue Reading