Acidity & Alkalinity Explained – For Human Health

Acidity & Alkalinity Can Determine the Condition of the Human Body

Acidity and alkalinity must be balanced for proper health - acid rain harms forests, and excesss body acidity harms health

Acid rain is bad for the planet; excessive acidity is most harmful to the body.

The human body depends on a proper biochemical balance for health. Key to our health is a balance between body acidity and alkalinity. Acidity and alkalinity has a profound impact on physical health. Many different kinds of acids influence the body, being produced as waste and existing as essential nutrients and digestive juices.

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Curcumin: Discover The Power of Tumeric Herb

Tumeric Contains Curcumin, a Natural Antioxidant & Antinflammatory

Tumeric – Raratna Rajaiah Photo – December 27, 2009

Tumeric is Colored by Curcumin, Which Has Many Benefits to Cellular Health

Oxidative Stress and Inflammation are two of the leading dis-ease causing stressors affecting the human body. Oxidative stress leads to cellular damage and increased stress on body systems, with impacts on day to day health as well as long term wellness and longevity. Inflammation is an underlying contributor to most medical problems, involved in cancer, heart disease, arthritis and even diabetes. Fortunately, healthy living and the right herbs can help reverse or limit many of the causes and potential effects of oxidation and inflammation. Tumeric Herb, traditionally used in Ayervedic medicine contains intensely colored curcuminoid pigments that serve as the primary active ingredients in the spicy herb. Extracted from the Tumeric Rhizome, curcuminoids term used to refer to the major active constituents of tumeric root.

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Ginger for Circulation, Warmth & Digestion

Ginger is Used for Digestive Relief, Inflammation & Circulation

Ginger may relieve digestive upsets and promote better circulation - Island Healthworks

Ginger Root is a Warming Herb with Digestive & Circulation Supporting Properties.

Ginger is may be a well known culinary herb, but it is also a fairly potent and effective medicinal herb. Native to the Old World, with a long history of cultivation, this herb is known to providing a warming, stimulating effect.

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Alfalfa Herb – The Legume Superfood with Specific Nutritional Benefits

Alfalfa is a Legume Derived Food Herb with Great Targeted Nutritional Potential!

Island Healthworks features Alfalfa Herb as a dietary supplement.

Alfalfa Herb Provides Numerous Nutritional Benefits

Island Healthworks has recently featured several articles covering Heart Health, Inflammation, and Alkaline Diets for your improved health.

Inflammation is a primary cause of disease, including cancer, circulation problems and digestive distress. Any herb that has inflammation reducing potential may prove useful as part of a nutritional plan to reduce the chance of long term health complications. Prevention through nutrition is a growing field of medical research and herbs and foods such as Alfalfa may come to increasing prominence through further studies.

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Health Nuggets: Our Experience with Everflex Analgesic Cream

Island Healthworks Discusses Everflex™ Analgesic Cream

 

Experiencing Muscle Pain? Island Healthworks Discusses EverFlex for Pain & Stress

EverFlex may be recommended in cases of muscle pain and stress

Pain, inflammation and irritation of muscles, joints and tendons is an important problem facing many people. Repetitive stress injuries, single incident stresses and tired muscles are a growing problem, associated with ergonomic issues, accidents and fatigue. In our years of experience at Island Healthworks treating those affected by muscle pain, arthritis, joint complaints, inflammation as discussed in our previous article and repetitive stress injuries, we have found EverFlex analgesic cream from Nature’s Sunshine to have noteworthy results. We believe this cream may prove useful in helping our patients handle short term pain and inflammation as longer acting therapies take effect.

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Health Nuggets: The Power of Ginger

Ginger is Used for Digestive Relief, Inflammation & Circulation

Ginger may relieve digestive upsets and promote better circulation - Island Healthworks

Ginger Root is a Warming Herb with Digestive & Circulation Supporting Properties.

Ginger is may be a well known culinary herb, but it is also a fairly potent and effective medicinal herb. Native to the Old World, with a long history of cultivation, this herb is known to providing a warming, stimulating effect. Ginger encourages digestive juice production, and may be used by those seeking to address a wide range of complaints as well as pain, slow body function and congestion. The warming herb may relieve upset stomachs, flatulence and diarrhea, while nausea and vomiting may be curbed. This plant was traditionally used as an antispasmodic and indigestion inhibitor. Constipation relief may also be provided. Ginger may be used to treat dysmenorrhea, ovarian neuralgia and morning sickness. Rheumatic joint pain relief has been attributed to ginger. While scientific studies are still limited, a study by the British Journal Food and Medical Toxicology showed that inflammatory responses may be reduced by ginger.  The herb has a strong, satisfying flavor with a sweet scent, and is widely used in drinks, supplements and as a buffering herb. This plant includes potentially powerful volatile oils as well as carbohydrates, fats, trace elements, nutrient minerals and important vitamins in its rich chemical composition. Ginger may be taken as a herbal pill or enjoyed as a fresh tea for medicinal purposes. Ginger use is best accompanied by medical practitioner advice. Avoid taking while using medications without first seeking qualified help.  Quality Control is an essential consideration when choosing herbal products.

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