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Exploring psilocybin therapy as a treatment for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

As the dark days of winter stretch out ahead of us, you may be feeling the icy grip of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). SAD, a depression caused by the reduced sunlight during winter, can make you feel groggy, unfocused, and irritable. 965 more words

Herbal Medicine

US reclassifies cannabis oil as Schedule 1 drug as UK reclassifies it as medicine

By Vicki Batts

While the United Kingdom has recently made a tremendous leap forward by acknowledging the unparalleled medicinal benefits of CBD oil, the good old United States continues to lag behind at an embarrassingly slow, essentially backwards pace. 747 more words

Herbal Medicine

The good, the bad and the ugly of traditional Chinese Medicine

By Andrew Porterfield

The 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, shared by Chinese scientist Youyou Tu for her development of an effective antimalarial treatment derived from the wormwood plant Artemisia annual, put the ancient practice of Chinese medicine under a spotlight. 938 more words

Holistic Therapies

Happy New Year

If your New Year’s day dawned among the champagne corks, streamers and overflowing ashtrays of the previous night’s celebrations, you will already know that resolutions from the night before can quickly be put into the “too hard” basket. 358 more words


Three top miracle superfoods that protect from colds and flu

By Annie Dieu-Le-Veut

We have to take especial care of ourselves during the cold months because the body needs a little extra help then to tick over properly. 900 more words

Food For Thought

Pain Relief

Amsterdam in Holland was referred to for the first time on paper in 1275 as the settlement of “Aemstelredamme” meaning ‘dam in the river of Amstel’. 449 more words


Crafty Cleavers

Our gardens contain many plants with may seem run-of-the-mill, even what we call weeds, but these plants may also contain nutritional, medicinal and culinary benefits to help keep you and your family healthy. 354 more words