How Herbal Supplements Interact with Drugs

Lately, the concern of herb-drug interactions is threatening the practice of herbal medicine. It has been noted that herb-drug interactions may not necessarily be a chemical interaction between a drug and a component of the herb that produces something toxic. The interaction may cause a herb component to either increase or decrease the amount of a drug in the bloodstream.

How to Make Hydrosols at Home

Hydrosols are a great alternative to essential oils, due to their water-based therapeutic properties. Hydrosols are much less concentrated than essential oils and can be used on babies, pregnant women and the elderly. As they have a large proportion of water, they are also very gentle on the skin, and you can apply it without diluting with any carrier oil.