Juice made from the açaí berry is an excellent source of essential fatty acids, fiber, and antioxidants. But does it live up to the hype? Read More
Acupuncture is among the oldest healing practices in the world. As part of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), acupuncture aims to restore and maintain health through the stimulation of specific points on the body. Read More
The National Institutes of Health noted that there is enough scientific evidence of acupuncture's efficacy to warrant its use in certain clinical situations, including as a therapy for chronic low back pain and osteoarthritis management. Read more.
Aloe vera has been hailed as beneficial for everything from minor burns to irritable bowel syndrome. Read More
Aronia melanocarpa, otherwise known as the chokeberry (not to be confused with chokecherry), is a small dark purple fruit that has just begun making a name for itself in the health-food world. Commercially, aronia juice has become increasingly popular in the United States and is available in many large grocery stores. Read More
Historically, astragalus has been used in traditional Chinese medicine, usually in combination with other herbs, to support and enhance the immune system. It is still widely used in China for chronic hepatitis and as an adjunctive therapy in cancer. It is also used to prevent and treat common colds and upper respiratory infections and has also been used for heart disease. Read More