Burdock root has been used for centuries (over 3000 years) in China and in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) for "purifying the blood", but in this post we will discuss the actual ways burdock works on improving the body.Read More
In this post, we will discuss the benefits of Java (Orthosiphon stamineusis), my experience with Java, and where to get the best form.Read More
Biofilms (sometimes described as "cities for microbes") are glue-like membranes produced by microbes (bacteria, fungi and yeasts) to protect themselves being discovered by our immune system, among other functions (described below).
In this post, we're going to go over what diet and supplements (as well as advanced techniques) can be used to prevent and/or kill unwanted biofilms from common bacterial and fungal pathogens.Read More
Fluoride is a trace element, but it is found in our daily exposure more than a "trace".
In small amounts, it appears to be okay.
The problems with fluoride appear to be in chronic use of it over long periods of time, and/or being exposed to a high dose of it in a single instance.
Apart from skeletal tissue and teeth, fluoride can cause changes in the kidneys, liver, thyroid, parathyroid, pituitary gland, testis, muscle tissues, stomach, brain, neurons, and immune system.
I have mild dental fluorosis, probably from drinking too much fluoridated water, using fluoridated toothpaste, along with taking fluoride at the dentist to protect my enamel.Read More
Ziziphus jujuba (jujube or Chinese dates), a plant in the family Rhamnaceae, is used in several Asian countries as a food and traditional medicine for over 3000 years.
The different parts of the Jujube plant (seeds, fruit, leaves, roots, etc) have different functions on the body.Read More