herbs powder and oil in bronze cups, prepared for  traditional indian ayurvedic  massage

Ayurveda in America

Ayurvedic medicine traces its roots back nearly 5,000 years; however, it is an emerging profession in America. Currently there is no regulation to practice this system of medicine in any of the fifty states. This creates a possible public health issue because there is no way to know if your Ayurvedic practitioner has the appropriate […]

Herb capsule spilling out of a bottle on wood

Modern Herbs: Did we get it wrong?

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about traditional approaches to disease, and it dawned on me; perhaps we got it all wrong with the modern approach to herbal theory. In our effort to become more accepted by modern medicine, we are focusing more and more on chemicals in herbs, extracts, and specific percentages of “active […]