Practically speaking, antibodies are the ‘Y’ shaped proteins in the blood plasma intended to null and void harmful bacteria and viruses that invade our bodies. At present, with all of the talk about antibodies these days, it is important for the public at large to remember that some foods and herbs act as natures antibodies … More Foods That Make Antibodies.
If we wanted to get to what the essence of Naturopathic Medicine is, in its most broken-down form, it would have to lead us back to Hydrotherapy; or the methods of healing through the means of using water. Hydrotherapy is in fact the main pillar of all natural healing methods; for without it, Naturopathy as … More Deeper Hydrotherapy.
While many of the things discussed here on the Natures First Path site is most related to Vital Life Force energy and movement, a very big part of Naturopathic wellness is also rooted in the foundation of resting the body for healing as well as peace of mind and spirit. We spoke previously about how … More Knowing When to Rest.
Vilcabamba, Ecuador. When thinking about health trends worldwide, as Americans, we have much to consider and think about when it comes to our attitudes about aging. Although we may have touched on this topic briefly in previous post, this discussion deserves more introspection because ‘aging’ as we think of it here in the West is … More The Longevity Factor.
Often times we associate gold- the precious metal to be considered one of the most valuable commodities in the world, when it comes to price per gram, saffron actually out paces gold in terms of price. Based on 2014 data in England, some saffron growers were selling it in the range of $19.72 per 0.2 … More “More Valuable Than Gold.”
We are presently living in an age of over prescription of antibiotics and many times these antibiotics are prescribed for viral problems of the body; to which antibiotics can have no real potent effect. By many current Medical Doctors admittance, the over-prescription of the various antibiotics on the market today has, over time really done … More Powerful Antibiotic Properties of Oregano.
Taking care of the physical brain-in relation to the overall outlook on health and nutrition is perhaps one of the most overlooked aspects of medicine today. Even in Naturopathic circles, at times, the discussion on brain health may be spoken of as a side conversation in relation to another illness or a latent outcome that … More Maintaining Proper Brain Health.
Often times, many of us only experience severe coughing in while in the midst of going through a severe cold or illness, but are able to recover and rebound after the cold or illness has run its course. But for those continuing to experience regular and persistent coughing long after a cold and throughout the … More Dealing With A Persistent Cough.
*(Photo Credit: Conscious Reminder). At this stage in our develop as a Human Race, there should be no question as to if our thoughts and perceptions about the world, happiness and health; can directly impact our actual physical state. But it still seems that this connection in the medical field is slowly emerging in terms … More Making The Mind-Body Connection.
Mindfulness meditation has become increasingly popular in these days and times, and very likely for a good reason. Reports of stress are on the rise from almost all age groups and people are seeking solace; if even for a few minutes out of the day to find some real inner peace. At one point, meditation … More The Path of Meditation: A True Healing Practice.