Rooibos for Radiant Health

Like many other herbalists, I like to drink herbal tea with or after my meals. However, it’s not always easy to find. Generally most restaurants offer chamomile and/or mint teas, but few other choices. So you can imagine how happy I was to discover that in South Africa I found rooibos tea everywhere plus available…


Amla Indian Gooseberry for Liver Heart Brain

The Wonders of Triphala

Triphala is the most popular Ayurvedic herbal formula of India, since it is an effective laxative that also supports the body’s strength. The constitution of vegetarian Hindus cannot tolerate harsh laxatives anymore than vegetarians in other countries. Because of its high nutritional value, Triphala uniquely cleanses and detoxifies at the deepest organic levels without depleting the body’s reserves. This makes it one of the most valuable herbal preparations in the world.


Rhodiola Rosea Burning Fat and Beating Depression

Rhodiola Rosea

 Rhodiola Rosea  by Michael Tierra, L.Ac, AHG Rhodiola Rosea is a member of the family Crassulaceae, a family of plants native to the arctic regions of Eastern Siberia. It grows at altitudes of 11,000 …


Nigella Sativa

Commonly Known As “Love in the Mist” A Beautiful Middle Eastern Herb With Many Uses Dr. Michael Tierra L.AC., O.M.D. Nigella, (NIGELLA SATIVA L.) Black Cumin, Fitch (Biblical), Love in the Mist, Fitc …


Butterbur for Migraine Headaches and Allergy Relief


By Michael Tierra Butterbur (Petasites hybridus) is a perrenial shrub in the aster family that h as demonstrated a high deal of efficacy for the treatment of urinary incontinence, respira …


Asafoetida Powder for Asthma and High Blood Pressure


For Digestive Weakness, Food Allergies and Candida Dr. Michael Tierra L.Ac., O.M.D. Asafoetida (Ferula foetida), also known as Narthex or Hing. Recognized by its overwhelming odor which has given ris …