Culinary Herbs Provide Spice and Health

by EleonoraGafton Herbs and spices have a deep history in evolution and haveplayed an integral part of in civilization. With the discovery of fire, humans realized that they couldcook food instead of just eating it raw, thus introducing the craft of cooking into the culture became the most revolutionary phenomena. Cultures realized that they couldchew cooked foods better, spend less time ... Read More »

Yoga and Grief

By Yael Flusberg Getting up the mojo to find your mat can be daunting on many days, but it is mission impossible in the midst of grieving the death of a loved one. There is no way to know how long grief will stay or when it will return. Just as often, grief shows up without warning. Grief is often ... Read More »

The Benefits of Local Bees and Their Honey

by Alison Gillespie Any warm weekend, shoppers can be found in long lines at farmers markets, waiting to buy local honey. This is even true in cities likeBaltimore, D.C. and Philadelphia,where honey often sells for $10 to $25 a bottle. In New York, one urban farming company made foodie headlines when it offered its Brooklyn-made honey for $40 a pound—and ... Read More »

Family Constellations: Healing Ancestral Wounds Within Us

There is growing evidence that we carry within us not only physical traits, but also the mental, emotional and spiritual aspects of our ancestors. Research shows that unresolved traumas from our family systems may be at the root of some of the most persistent challenges we currently face. Every individual is responsible not only to heal oneself, but in doing ... Read More »

The Curious Case of Ritalin

For millions of parents, 'back to school' means giving children stimulant drugs such as Ritalin for Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD). Faced with the choice of poor academic performance without drug treatment versus the risks of side effects, brain injury and addiction  from drugs that work identically to cocaine and speed, parents can find themselves between a “rock and a hard ... Read More »

Reconnective Healing Offers Help for Range of Motion Issues

A new study by researchers at the University of Arizona has shown definitively that, people who have range of motion limitations in their arms and shoulders show a significantly greater level of healing and pain reduction, with a 10-minute, one-time session of Reconnective Healing, than when treated with physical therapy.    This study, coupled with a highly acclaimed segment with ... Read More »

Now Offering Chiropractic Care in Tenleytown

Melissa Windsor, DC is excited to announce that she is now offering chiropractic care at Restorative Health in Tenleytown. She received her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in San Jose, California. She also has a Masters in Applied Psychology from the University of Baltimore and a bachelors degree from Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland. Chiropractic therapy ... Read More »

Thermography Screening and Free Women’s Health Seminar

Neck, Back and Beyond, an integrated healing center, will be offering a free Women’s Health Seminar on Thursday, April 24 at 7 p.m., at 10560 Main Street (Mosby Tower), Suite PH-1 in Fairfax. Appointments for thermography will be offered from Friday, April 25 through Monday, April 28 at the healing center as well. The workshop and screenings will be led ... Read More »

Quantum-Touch® Healing

Your body has the innate ability to heal itself. However, when under stress or in poor health, your body does not have the energy needed to effectively accomplish this. Complementary and alternative healing modalities like Quantum-Touch give you tools and techniques to regain and reclaim health and wellness.          Quantum-Touch (QT) is a modality that teaches simple breathing techniques and ... Read More »

Love is in the Earth: Reconnecting with Herbal Wisdom

Herbs are unique in the ways they can provide healing to the human body. Amazingly enough, the mechanisms that plants use to adapt to their environment, result in plant constituents that impart the medicinal properties we find useful in plant-based medicine. Plants are used to heal all parts of the human body including our lungs, gut, skin and more. Some ... Read More »