Displaying items by tag: muscles - Planet Herbs http://www.planetherbs.com Tue, 23 May 2017 12:54:50 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Weight Loss Plateaus and Exercise http://www.planetherbs.com/michaels-blog/weight-loss-plateaus-and-exercise.html http://www.planetherbs.com/michaels-blog/weight-loss-plateaus-and-exercise.html A close member of my family recently went on a weight loss diet and happily dropped 25 pounds within two or three months. Suddenly encouragement changed to despair as she found that try as hard as she must, sticking close to her diet, she could hardly lose even another 5 poundss over the following two months. Discouraged, she fell off the wagon and gained back 10 pounds of what she originally lost. So what happened? One thing is that she was going to the gym regularly, getting healthier and the fat she accumulated was being replaced by muscle, which is…]]> mtierra@planetherbs.com (Michael Tierra) Michaels Blog Fri, 04 Oct 2013 04:54:23 +0000 Moxa for Back Pain, Colds and Flu http://www.planetherbs.com/michaels-blog/moxa-for-back-pain-colds-and-flu.html http://www.planetherbs.com/michaels-blog/moxa-for-back-pain-colds-and-flu.html Last time, I talked about moxibustion and its uses on the acupuncture point Stomach 36.┬áThere are several other uses and locations for moxa, which I will discuss in this and subsequent blogs. Best of all, moxa is an inexpensive treatment that can be applied at home. Following are a few more highly useful moxa points that yield profound, nearly immediate positive results. Lower back pain Indirect moxa applied for 10 to 20 minutes over the lower back and wherever reactive points can be located provides immediate and oftentimes long-lasting relief from pain. It is a far better treatment than…]]> mtierra@planetherbs.com (Michael Tierra) Michaels Blog Sat, 25 May 2013 00:00:00 +0000