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10 Natural Cough Remedies Because It’s Too Cold to Go to the Doctor
As originally published in The/Thirty by Audrey Noble An intense cold when you can feel the mucus drip down your throat, have difficulty breathing, and have lost the ability to verbally articulate any thoughts because you’re coughing every other word is pure hell. We’re in the middle of the “bomb cyclone,” and the chances of […]
I Tested the Top Hangover Cures—Here’s What Worked
Shared from Glam.com Wellness December 29, 2017 BY MADDY ZOLLO RUSBOSIN We’ve all had one of those nights where one glass of wine turns into an entire bottle. The next day your head is throbbing, your stomach is queasy, your mouths feel like the Sahara, and you tell yourself you’re never drinking again. Sound familiar? […]
Head to the Pantry, Not the Pill Bottle
Step away from the pill bottle With a more holistic approach to health and wellbeing in 2017, Lane Crawford goes in search of the au-naturel treatments that help ease minor, common pains – no prescription necessary. Giving us the inside knowledge is New York-based naturopathic doctor Dr. Gabrielle Francis, who reveals which foods and natural […]
Natural Allergy Cures That Really Work
Before you stock up your go-to OTC meds, give these alternative fixes a try. By: Julia Malacoff for Domio Ah, spring. For many, it’s the best time of year because it’s finally possible to spend some time in the great outdoors soaking up rays, smelling the new blooms, and enjoying the fact that you’re not […]
Eat Clean, Even If You’re Eating Out
Written by: Dr. Gabrielle Francis for MindBodyGreen.com When you’re traveling and eating most of your meals at restaurants, it can be hard to maintain a clean diet. The best options for eating out are typically local (rather than chain stores) or family-run restaurants that serve healthy, organic options. If trying new foods is challenging for you, […]
Adrian Grenier – SHFT and Food Tripping
ADRIAN GRENIER – Musician-noise maker, Actor, Film Maker, Activist Talks SHFT and FOOD TRIPPING Interview by Dr. Gabrielle Francis SHFT…The Culture of Today’s Environment There is currently a paradigm shift towards sustainability and environmentalism that is happening in all aspects of society…lifestyle, culture, industry, health, food, fashion, consumerism, and media. With this Shift there is a […]
The Herban Garden – Live from New York
Live from her rooftop garden in NYC, Dr. Gabrielle Francis shows her medicinal plants. “I love the summer in NYC because I get to immerse myself in my rooftop garden. The plants provide endless beauty and some great editions to the salads and teas. Here is a little wisdom about the medicinal benefits of some of […]
Dave Navarro Unplugged…on Relationships
An excerpt from an Interview by Lonn M. Friend For “The Rockstar Remedy” I look at my band as a family unit. With that come all the joys and pain and suffering of any family unit. It’s highly loving and highly dysfunctional. You’re dealing with a multitude of egos as well. There’s a certain acknowledgment […]