Displaying items by tag: insomnia - Planet Herbs http://www.planetherbs.com Tue, 23 May 2017 12:56:19 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Not All Sugar Is Bad: Glucose for Your Brain, Nerves, Heart and Muscles http://www.planetherbs.com/michaels-blog/not-all-sugar-is-bad-glucose-for-your-brain-nerves-heart-and-muscles.html http://www.planetherbs.com/michaels-blog/not-all-sugar-is-bad-glucose-for-your-brain-nerves-heart-and-muscles.html Could you ever imagine yourself as being ‘sugar deprived?’ Do you find yourself unable to sleep soundly throughout the night, getting up frequently to urinate, feeling exhausted the next day with frequent memory lapses – or what about instead of feeling a boost of energy from a reasonable aerobic workout, you find yourself dragging through the rest of the day? You could be glucose (i.e., sugar) deprived and suffering from that denied hit of fast energy necessary to power your nervous system, heart, and muscles. This can affect not only your quality of life, but also your health. Both the…]]> mtierra@planetherbs.com (Michael Tierra) Michaels Blog Sat, 08 Apr 2017 19:54:40 +0000 Care for the Caregiver, Part 2 http://www.planetherbs.com/lesley-tierras-blogs/care-for-the-caregiver-part-2.html http://www.planetherbs.com/lesley-tierras-blogs/care-for-the-caregiver-part-2.html In Part I of this series I began the discussion about using of herbs to care for the caregiver. As a reminder, many herbs support your body-mind complex to assist in stressful times. They can increase immunity, help sleep, calm the mind and emotions, and treat issues such as anxiety, depression and disturbed Shen, all of which can easily arise during stressful caretaking situations. Shen As a reminder, Shen reflects the entire physical, emotional, mental and spiritual health of the body. It includes the capacity to think and act coherently and appropriately, the personality’s magnetic force or charisma, enthusiasm, innate…]]> ltierra@planetherbs.com (Lesley Tierra) Lesley Tierra's Blogs Tue, 20 Aug 2013 13:20:44 +0000 Moxa for Menstrual Irregularities, Infertility and Insomnia http://www.planetherbs.com/michaels-blog/moxa-for-menstrual-irregularities-infertility-and-insomnia.html http://www.planetherbs.com/michaels-blog/moxa-for-menstrual-irregularities-infertility-and-insomnia.html Menstrual Irregularities and Infertility Conception Vessel 4, called guan yuan or "origin pass"is located approximately two inches above the top of the pubic bone on a straight center line down from the navel. It is approximately directly opposite Governing Vessel 4 located between the 2nd and 3rd lumbar vertebrae on the spine of the back. Like Governing Vessel 4 with which it is often used, it is a foundation point for the entire body and an intersection point for the Conception, Spleen, Liver and Kidney meridians. Conception Vessel 4 treats all deficiencies of Yin, Yang, Qi and Blood. A major…]]> mtierra@planetherbs.com (Michael Tierra) Michaels Blog Sun, 16 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +0000