Herbs, Nutriceutical

Traditional Herbal Medicines: Coriander (Coriandrum Sativum) [Global College of Natural Medicine]

the Ayurvedic tradition, Coriander has a bitter, pungent taste with an astringent quality, and a cooling energy. It is tridoshic, being beneficial for balancing Pitta dosha (fire & water), Kapha
dosha (water & earth), and Vata dosha (air & ether). The essential oil consists of the linalol called coriandrol (60 to 70%), geraniol, borneol and terpenes. …

Education, Nutriceutical

The Organic Monopoly and the Myth of “Natural” Foods: How Industry Giants Are Undermining the Organic Movement

Routinely contained in nearly every bite or swallow of non-organic industrial
food are pesticides, antibiotics and other animal drug residues, pathogens,
feces, hormone disrupting chemicals, toxic sludge, slaughterhouse waste,
genetically modified organisms, chemical additives and preservatives,
irradiation-derived radiolytic chemical by-products, and a host of other
hazardous allergens and toxins. Eighty million cases of food poisoning every
year in the US, an impending swine/bird flu pandemic (directly attributable to
factory farms), and an epidemic of food-related cancers, heart attacks, and
obesity make for a compelling case for the Organic Alternative. …