Hydrastis Canadensis – Goldenseal
Fun Fact: Hydrastis is known as an old American Indian medicine plant and has been in use since the 1800’s. In the south, Hydrastis is often referred to as Yaller Root. Actions: Hydrastis acts as a bitter, anti microbial, laxative, anti-inflammatory and emmenagogue (stimulates blood flow to the pelvic region). The active constituents of Hydrastis […]
Dr. Pate’s Healthy Happy Gut Guide
You are what you eat, well at least that’s what they say, but is it true? Yes, in fact it is. Scientist have found that different diets create different gut flora, which in turn affects our overall health. Your gut is home to trillions of bacteria and approximately 70% of your immune system. When your […]
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Fall into Health
Fall is upon us, which means cold and flu season is here. A proactive approach to warding off cold and flu can make your season a bit jollier. A few simple ways to prevent the sniffles this year include: Regular Hand Washing – most cold and flu strains are spread by direct contact. By washing […]