Vitex, Menstrual Regulator

Vitex, Menstrual Regulator

Vitex, (Vitex agnus-castus), also known as Chaste Berry, is one of the most popular herbs used as menstrual cycle regulator. Indications supported by clinical trials [1]: PMS, especially premenstrual mastalgia and fluid retention amenorrhea, especially related to...

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Uterine Mobility

Uterine Mobility

Imagine sitting in one position ALL. Day. Long. ...never moving out of that one position.  The seat of the chair pressing against the back of the legs would compress blood vessels and result in pain and numbness.  If you stayed in that one position long enough, the...

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For Men Only!

For Men Only!

The following information is for educational purposes only. I've compiled a list of resources for men wanting to optimize their fertility, prostate and urinary health. Male Tonic is a Rainforest Remedies™ herbal tincture formulated by Dr. Rosita Arvigo.   For more...

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Rib Thrusting and Knee Pain

Rib Thrusting and Knee Pain

This is the second post explaining how alignment affects the internal organs. In the first video, I demonstrated how proper breathing mechanics affects colon function.  This week, I'm demonstrating how restriction in the suspensory ligaments of the ascending colon can...

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Breathing Mechanics and The Colon

Breathing Mechanics and The Colon

The following video is a demonstration of how breathing mechanics affect the large intestine (colon). On average the corners of the colon lift about 3 cm with every breath and up to 10 cm with a full expansive breath! In order to "move the poo through" you need...

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Squat- How You Get There Matters

Squat- How You Get There Matters

Squatting regularly is important for pelvic floor health if done properly. Ideally, you would maintain a lumbar (low back) curve while getting in and out of a squat. But because we have been sitting in chairs since first grade through high school or college, and then commuting to and from work in a car, sitting in chairs for meals, sitting on a toilet, and then sitting on a couch in the evening, our bodies are no longer able to get into a weight-bearing squat without tucking the pelvis under.

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Pooping for Hormonal Health

Pooping for Hormonal Health

The colon and liver may not be the first things to come to mind when you think about hormonal balance. But if it weren’t for the liver processing and breaking down the hormones and your large intestine ushering them out, the hormones would recirculate through the bloodstream sending outdated messages.

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Hi, I'm Barbara Loomis. I specialize in several forms of abdominal therapies for reproductive and digestive health. What lights me up is to see people connect with the inner beauty and wisdom of their bodies.

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