Natural Remedies

The Winter Is Coming: Colds Edition

As calendar summer is approaching its end, fall season is starting to manifest its presence … at first slowly and then progressively more. Why talk about fall now? Well, due to big seasonal swings in barometric pressure, temperature and wind, the biggest surge in human rhinovirus infections occurs in the fall. Given the approach of… Continue reading The Winter Is Coming: Colds Edition

Natural Remedies

Oil Pulling

Concept of oil pulling “Oil pulling” or “oil swishing” is a natural remedy rooted in Ayurvedic medicine that aims to improve oral health. In fact, there are some studies validating oil pulling as an effective adjunctive! dental technique.   How – to 1)      Take 1 tbsp. of sesame / coconut oil and put it into your mount… Continue reading Oil Pulling

Natural Remedies

Love at First Spike: Acupressure Mat

Acupressure mat: What is it? Acupressure mat is a self-applied acupuncture device commonly made of a foam mattress covered with cotton and embedded with hard plastic disks containing protruding spikes that stimulate specific areas in the body to bring pain relief and help with other issues. Acupressure mats attract the same crowd as acupuncture; however,… Continue reading Love at First Spike: Acupressure Mat