The Too Small Pot: Expand your Roots

  I have a plant that sits next to my computer. It is in dire need of a larger pot. In fact, it is so big it is growing up and out of the pot that it is in, yet the leaves are starting to wither.  The plant is starving and dying to grow – it […]

Internal Remedies for Menstrual Cramps (Part 7 of the PMS and Menstrual Irregularities Series)

I hope that you’ve been able to see that PMS and menstrual cramps, along with any other menstrual irregularity that may be bothering you, are all tied together.  Symptoms do not exist in a vacuum, by figuring out which pattern most resembles our current state of being, we are able to address the whole body […]

Menstrual Cramp Home Remedies – External (PMS and Menstrual Irregularities Pt. 6)

Let’s tackle some of my favorite menstrual cramp home remedies for external use.  These remedies are simple and effective for menstrual cramps, and are done in the comfort of your own home. Previously, I discussed some of the causes of menstrual cramps. You may fit into one, or more, of the most common categories: Qi […]

Types and Causes of Menstrual Cramps – Part Five of PMS and Menstrual Irregularities

Menstrual cramps range in severity from an inconvenient ache to a nauseating pain.  I used to suffer from debilitating cramps, to put it mildly: it was the pits.  If you are in the menstrual cramp boat, you know how they put a damper on your whole day and limit what you are able to do.  […]