You have bacteria living in your digestive tract. Sounds gross, I know, but actually it’s good. They’re friendly bacteria, or ‘probiotics’ that help keep bad bacteria and yeast from growing in your gut. Common strains include Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium. Friendly bacteria also help make vitamin K, which is essential for normal blood clotting, plus they’re important for immune system […]
Growing up in a Chinese household, my mother would give us fresh ginger to help fight off health issues such as headaches and stomach issues. She would cook with it and use it medicinally by rubbing fresh ginger to our foreheads to extract toxins or give it to us in tea when our stomachs bother […]
By working the reflexology intestinal reflexes in the direction of peristalsis can help move contents through the gastrointestinal tract. The relaxation induced by reflexology helps the body switch over to the parasympathetic nervous system, which supports the entire digestive process. What can Reflexology do for you? • Reflexology promotes the harmonious contraction and relaxation of […]
Inflammation is your body’s first response of body inflammation the immune system of infection or irritation – whether from your diet, lifestyle or environment. Think of what happens when you catch a cold. You may experience inflammation in the form of a fever as your body heats up to eradicate the effects of the invading […]
Our skin is our largest organ. Not only does it protect us from the elements, bacteria, toxins from entering our bodies, but it also keeps our organs from falling out of our body. Studies have shown that stress and gut inflammation can damage the protective function and integrity of the epidermal barrier.