The completion of the encyclopedia after two years of intense work, compiled by five shamans with assistance from conservation group Acaté, is a historical and critical first step towards mitigating existential threats to healing wisdom and self-sufficiency. It is a true shamanic encyclopedia, fully written and edited by indigenous shamans, the first to our knowledge of its kind and scope. The ultimate objective of the initiative is the integration and enhancement of ‘Western’ health delivery with traditional practices. Tribes in the region depend upon rainforest for survival but this relationship extends beyond a utilitarian reliance; there is a spiritual link to the forest, a sense of interconnectivity. For the broader conservation movement, we know that there is a strong correlation between intact ecosystems and regions of indigenous inhabitation, making strengthening of indigenous culture one of the most effective ways to protect large areas of rainforest.
While it might sound strange at first — ditching your shoes and digging your toes into the dirt or sand, or strolling across some pesticide-free grass — there’s evidence that this can be greatly beneficial for health by lowering free radical damage(also called “oxidative stress”), stress, inflammation and pain.
Although herbal remedies shouldn’t be solely relied on to treat your anxiety (it is imperative to pair this treatment with behavioral/psychological therapy by yourself or with a professional), it is an effective, cheap and healthy way of supplementing your well-being.
When you woke up this morning, you did so with an entirely new body part—at least in the eyes of science. You can’t see it or touch it, but it will play a crucial role in understanding neurological diseases and immunity. The discovery, published in Nature, has shaken up the scientific community. This find is the neuroimmunological version of stumbling across a unicorn.
California’s mandatory vaccine bill has passed both houses & is heading for Governor Jerry Brown’s desk. Please call his office at Phone: (916) 445-2841 or Fax: (916) 558-3160 & urge him to veto this dreadful bill. You can also Email him via the link: https://govnews.ca.gov/gov39mail/mail.php. This goes against the notion of informed consent, enshrined in the Nuremburg Code, and subjects the genetically susceptible to possible extermination. The Nuremburg Code wanted us to never again be subjected to forced experimentation without informed consent.
Want to lose abdominal fat, get smarter and live longer? New research that periodically adopting a diet that mimics the effects of fasting may yield a wide range of health benefits.
Dr. Axe: Here are my top five natural ways to lower blood pressure, and by the way, it’ll happen fast! Some plans can take months to see results. With my tips, some of which revolve around anti-inflammatory foods, you can see results in just one day.
Miso soup acts as a powerful antioxidant, protecting cells from free radical attack, radiation, and chemical pollutants. According to a review article from the National Cancer Institute and research at the Children’s University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany: Genistein, a plant-based isoflavone found in soy, delivers a one-two punch to cancer cells by reducing their ability to from new blood vessels and by attacking the cells reproduction mechanism. Without a growing blood supply, and unable to make new cells, the cancer slowly shrinks and dies.
Scientists have paved a path that’s had tremendous impact on a new understanding of health and medicine – in some cases, even predicting how long we live. While industry focuses on devices that can be sold as the next new medicine, some scientists have been uncovering the effects of ancient medicine – mind-body-spirit practices such as yoga, meditation, tai-chi and even energy healing on psychological, neural, immune, and endocrine outcomes for patients with PTSD, cancer, and cardiovascular disease. Exciting new discoveries continue to be made everyday.
By: What To Eat | Everyday Health Memorial Day weekend officially kicked off barbecue season! As your calendar quickly fills up with outdoor parties and cookouts, the menu tends to fill up with juicy burgers. While they’re delicious, standard beef burgers are high in unhealthy saturated fat and sodium, and should be enjoyed in moderation. […]
Quantum biologists have found that love sent through conscious intention has transformative effects on the human DNA molecule, causing it to unwind and heal itself when in the presence of loving energy when it is directed at the molecule. “Specific thoughts and intentions are generated by the brain/mind and are used to frequency modulate the coherent bio-fields from the heart.”
Honey is much sweeter than sugar and is far better for you – it is inexpensive, naturally sweet, delicious AND healthy! Here are 40 incredibly healing ways to use honey everyday.
Over 30 million people in America suffer from thyroid malfunction. Coconut oil is truly a jam-packed therapeutic bullet that can tackle even some of the most health destroying conditions, including thyroid problems. It is rich in fatty acids, which support metabolism and provide energy.
As discussed in a recent New York Times article,3 there’s a “Goldilocks zone” in which exercise creates the greatest benefit for health and longevity: “Two new, impressively large-scale studies4,5 provide some clarity, suggesting that the ideal dose of exercise for a long life is a bit more than many of us currently believe we should get, but less than many of us might expect.”