Epigenetics and Preconception
Prenatal health care is incredibly important because it lays down the foundation for the health of our future children. However, many times women don’t think about prenatal care until they find out that they are pregnant. They might schedule a prenatal visit after they suspect pregnancy and meet with their health care provider for the first time several weeks into […]

Epigenetics and Long-Term Preconception Planning


Lady's Mantle for Heavy Bleeding
Lady’s Mantle (Alchemilla mollis) is an herb that has traditionally been used in the treatment of painful periods and heavy menstrual flow. Suffering from abnormally excessive menstruation (menorrhagia) or extremely heavy bleeding with your period can lead to symptoms of anemia due to all of the blood loss. Symptoms of anemia might include: fatigue dizziness weakness shortness of breath increased […]

Lady’s Mantle for Excessive Menstrual Bleeding


Shepherd's Purse for Menorrhagia
Shepherd’s Purse (Capsella bursa-pastoris) is an herb that can help stop or control excessive menstrual bleeding. It is beneficial in stopping bleeding in other cases as well, such as with nosebleeds or postpartum hemorrhage, which is heavy bleeding after delivering a baby. Many midwives carry Shepherd’s Purse as an option to use in cases of heavy bleeding after the mother […]

Shepherd’s Purse for Excessive Menstrual Bleeding



Let Us Love One Another
Loving someone can sometimes be a very difficult thing to do. So how can we learn to love one another? What is love anyway? Ask people that question, and you’ll probably get a variety of different answers. But God is the one who shows us what true love is. He shows us how true love does. What do I mean […]

Learning to Love One Another


The Reason Why We Celebrate Easter
As Christians we have a deep meaning and reason to celebrate Easter because it is a time in which we remember and celebrate the resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Of course as Christians we celebrate and remember the resurrection of our Savior everyday, but Easter is set apart as a special time to honor and glorify God […]

Why We Celebrate Easter


Preparing to Fast
Spiritual fasting is an important Christian discipline. Whether you are fasting with your church or doing a personal fast, it’s important to do so with full sincerity and offer to God a fast that is pleasing to Him. In Isaiah 58:1-11 God speaks through the prophet Isaiah and describes the type of fasting that does not please Him and the […]

Preparing Our Hearts to Fast



Yarrow for Menstrual Issues
Heavy menstrual bleeding, or menorrhagia, is a difficult problem for women who experience it. Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) is an herbal remedy that can be helpful when menstrual bleeding becomes excessive. Heavy menstrual bleeding that lasts longer than seven days with large clots can negatively impact daily life. Heavy bleeding that soaks through pads frequently can lead to anemia, fatigue, and […]

Yarrow for Heavy Menstrual Bleeding


Nettle Leaf for Menstruation
Nettle, also known as Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica), is a nutrient rich and nourishing herb that makes a great tea or can be taken in pill form. Nettle has been used as a treatment for: heavy menstrual flow and painful menstrual cramps (dysmenorrhea) anemia allergies asthma high blood pressure fibroids hypothyroid adrenal fatigue skin issues such as acne and eczema […]

Nettle Leaf for Menstrual Issues


Red Raspberry Leaf Tea
Red Raspberry Leaf is a wonderful herb with many nutrients. It can be prepared as a tea to help with reproductive issues such as painful menstrual cramps (dysmenorrhea) and heavy flow. During warmer weather you can use Red Raspberry Leaf to make a nice iced tea. You can also mix it with juice or a sweetener for a refreshing drink.┬áIf […]

Red Raspberry Leaf Tea for Menstrual Cramps