COVID CONSTIPATION

By:  Donna Easto, C.H., H.C., M.H., Certified Herbal Educator Covid-19 has resulted in considerable changes to our day-to-day activities.  The need to stay home and remain isolated from others is the main cause behind something being dubbed ‘quarantine...

STRESS AND ADAPTOGENS

ADAPTOGENS By: Donna Easto, C.H., H.C., M.H, H.Ed. This article highlights a few members of one of my favourite group of herbs: Adaptogens. Adaptogens specifically support the body from the toxic effects of stress, which is anything that taxes the body, from illness...

HERBS FOR OLDER MEN

It seems daily we see a new herb or supplement advertised for older women. Menopause has become a “prime target” for the pharmaceutical and supplement industries. But, what of older men? There’s little “buzz” around the areas of health-related supplements for ageing...

WHAT TO DO IF YOU OVERDO

• Think you might overdo? First rule:  take one taxi-cab or uber before the party and another after.  Whether it’ll be one alcoholic drink or three, 70-120 mg of Milk Thistle seed extract taken before drinking will help protect your liver. At the party,  stay...