February 9, 2017

Alterative Herbs

Pictured: Alterative Herbs By: Kathy Sadowski, MS in Aromatherapy, RA, LMT, RYT Phytotherapy involves herbal medicine to treat illness.  A synergistic approach is recognized with phytotherapy in which all components of the plant play a role in contributing to its healing, not just isolated constituents.  Further, it is seen that most […]
January 19, 2018

Ginger & Turmeric for Inflammation: Golden Milk Recipe

By: Kathy Sadowski, MS in Aromatherapy, RA (ARC), LMT Ginger & Turmeric for Inflammation Both ginger (Zingiber officinale) and turmeric (Curcuma longa) are in the zingiberaceae family.  Plus, they both have been used for centuries in Asian cooking and healing remedies.  Their rhizomes (underground stems) are the primary part used.  […]
April 5, 2018


Alteratives are blood cleansing, and help the body to improve metabolic processes and thus work more efficiently absorbing nutrients, and removing wastes.   Examples of herbs include garlic, burdock, echinacea, dandelion, turmeric, holy basil, and yellow dock, plantain, and red clover.  Alterative herbs are best to be taken in small doses over […]
April 10, 2018

Dandelion Detox Tea Recipe

Drink this dandelion detox tea recipe as a gentle detox once a day for seven days.  Dandelions have a diuretic action that could be liver protective as well.  Just add hot water to one dandelion: roots, leaves and flower. Dandelion Detox Tea Recipe Instructions Pick a dandelion – including the […]
June 30, 2018

Holy Basil Pesto Recipe

Holy Basil (Ocimum sanctum), also known as Tulsi or Incomparable One, is a sacred plant of India.  Holy basil has a slightly differing taste than sweet basil that is more spicy, and this recipe offers a delicious Asian spin on a traditionally Italian dipping sauce.  Holy Basil is a significant […]