Natural Anti-inflammatory Herbs (S2E16)

One of the most famous non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or NSAIDs is aspirin, which comes from the bark of white willow trees. One of it’s mechanisms of action in the body is by it’s ability to inhibit the cyclooxygenase enzymes COX-1 … Read More

Episode 12: The Magic of Mustard

When I say mustard, you probably immediately think of hot dogs and hamburgers. However, mustard has far more uses than as a mere condiment for fast food. In fact, mustard has been used in herbal medicine in India, China and … Read More

The Point of Prophylactic Acupuncture

Wouldn’t it be great if you could take an aspirin and make all of its anti-inflammatory properties go to one specific location (i.e.: your shoulder), but suffer none of the side effects such as stomach upset? Well it turns out … Read More