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‘Mushrooms of Immortality’: Reishi Mushrooms an Ancient Medicine for Modern Diseases

Elizabeth Renter, Natural Society Waking Times In China, reishi mushrooms have earned the nickname, “The Mushrooms of Immortality,” and if their longstanding reputation is any indication, this nickname could be appropriate for a few different reasons. Some archaeological evidence points to reishi mushrooms having been used as far back as 7,000 years ago, and with good reason. The

Plant Medicine Masters & Guaria De Osa Retreats: A Talk with Jonathon Miller Weisberger

Terra Celeste Waking Times Editor’s Note: Jonathon Miller-Weisberger is the author of Rainforest Medicine. He offers sacred plant medicine retreats at his remote eco-lodge in the jungles of Costa Rica guided by elder master-shaman of the Secoya tribe from Ecuador. You can find out more about his upcoming transformational events, here.  The Secoya elders, legendary

Let Fruit Be Your Medicine: Watermelon’s Remarkable Health Benefits

Sayer Ji, GreenMedInfo WakingTimes Watermelon is so much more than just a highly refreshing summertime treat. From the perspective of a growing body of clinical research, it is a truly medicinal food. Only this month, research published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry found watermelon juice is an effective remedy for reducing the recovery heart

The Myth of Alternative Medicines

Tracy Kolenchuk, Guest Writer Waking Times The world seems to be divided on medicines… There are the medicines your doctor recommends, and ‘alternative’ medicines.  Doctors typically recommend ‘patent’ medicines (although they might not use that name). Some doctors promote ‘natural medicines’, others prefer ‘Chinese medicines’, others like ‘traditional’ medicines. It seems there are many different types

How Do the Chinese Treat Arthritis?

Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, YMAA Waking Times The best way to treat arthritis is to prevent it from happening. However, if it has already occurred, then the appropriate course is to prevent it from getting any worse, and then to rebuild the strength of the joint so that it can resume functioning normally. Generally speaking, if

CDC’s ‘Nightmare Bacteria’ Reveals Need for Natural Medicine

Sayer Ji, Green Med Info Waking Times According to a recent CDC report titled, Lethal, Drug-resistant Bacteria Spreading in U.S. Healthcare Facilities, drug-resistant germs called carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriacea, or CRE, are on the rise and resistant to all, or nearly all of the antibiotics within the conventional drug armamentarium. The CDC describe CRE bacteria as a “triple

Chinese Plant Compound Wipes out Cancer in 40 Days, Says New Research

Anthony Gucciardi Waking Times A little-known plant with a truly bizarre name is now making headlines as a cancer killer, with the compound of the plant vanishing tumors in mice with pancreatic cancer. Known as the ‘thunder god vine’ or lei gong teng, the Chinese plant is actually integrated into Chinese medicine and has been

Health Benefits of Tai Chi – A Chinese Art

Michael Auryn Waking Times Tai Chi was developed nearly one thousand years ago as a way to enhance the flow of vital energy in the body, with the health benefits of tai chi being one of the main reasons people still practice the technique today. In its earliest days, it was a secret teaching, passed

The Chinese Secret to Long Life

Prevent Disease With all the stories from China about dangerous toys, environmental abuses, crowded and dirty cities and widespread poverty, it’s hard to imagine how the Chinese can live to a ripe old age. But they do, with spectacular success, boasting of a life expectancy surprisingly close to that in the United States. China manages

China’s Ancient Solution to the Crisis in Modern Medicine

Today, there are few clinical situations in China where either traditional Chinese medicine or Western methods are delivered alone. For example, in many rural clinics, acupuncture, herbal medicine, and massage are easy and inexpensive to deliver, but Western medicine is difficult and expensive to provide. A few specialty institutions in large cities exclusively use technological Western diagnostic methods, and follow up with primarily Western intervention procedures. However, most institutions that focus on Western methods typically have acupuncture, massage, and herbal medicine also available to reduce pain, mediate the side effects of medications, and support patients with regulation of sleep, bowel disturbances, pain, anxiety, and nausea.

Calm Anxiety Naturally: 7 Top Substances

GMI Research Group – In the face of the mounting costs of anxiety in the U.S. and globally, here are seven substances that act as natural anti-anxiety agents.

The 7 Chakras – Portals to Cosmic Awakening

Anthony O’Flynn – The chakras are our energetic blueprint. The knowledge of the chakras is a critical component to genuinely understand the nonphysical energy body.

The 2020 Qi Gong Global Summit

Waking Times – This 4-day summit comes at the perfect time, as we individually and collectively look for alternative, home-based ways to keep healthy and active.

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