Entries by Melanie Grimes


Melanie Grimes is a writer, medical editor and health educator. A classically trained homeopath, she has lectured internationally and been on faculty at Bastyr University, American Medical College of Homeopathy, and Seattle School of Homeopathy. She has been the editor of SImillimum, Journal of the Homeopathic Association of Naturopathic Physicians, and The American Homeopath, Journal of the North American Society of Homeopaths. An award-winning screenwriter, Melanie has taught creative writing, and authored medical textbooks. She writes about health, natural medicine, food as medicine, herbs, homeopathy, and travel. 
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World Homeopathy Awareness Week April 10- April 16, 2015

The World Homeopathic Awareness Organization announced World Homeopathy Awareness Week (WHAW) from April 10 to April 16, 2015. The week begins on the anniversary of the birth of the founder of homeopathy, Samuel Hahnemann. The theme of World Homeopathy Awareness… 0 Shares |

Samuel Hahnemann: Non Utilis Vixit

“Who does this work, is thrice blest.” Samuel Hahnemann Samuel Hahnemann was born on April 10th, 1755 in Meissen, Germany. He was a German medical doctor who became dissatisfied with the medical practice at the time. He refused to practice… 0 Shares |

FDA Hearing on Regulation of Homeopathic Medicine on April 20, 2015

The FDA is holding a hearing to discuss the regulation of homeopathic medicine. What has spurred this interest by FDA in homeopathy? Homeopathy has been quietly treating and curing patients for over 200 years. What’s new is that homeopathy is… 0 Shares |

Babysitting grandchildren prevents Alzheimer’s Disease

Research has now shown what grandparents everywhere have long known. Being around grandchildren is good for grandparents. A new study demonstrated that babysitting grandchildren prevents Alzheimer’s, increased brain concentration and decreased depression. Alzheimer’s disease now affects one in every eight… 0 Shares |

Arnica Montana Homeopathic Remedy for Bruises, Trauma and Shock

Arnica Montana is a homeopathic remedy used for bruises, inflammation and swelling. Homeopathic Arnica has proven useful in treating concussions, pre and post surgical recovery, inflammation, internal hemorrhages and overuse injuries. Arnica is one of the most widely used and… 0 Shares |

Fig Health Benefits Include Alkalizing and Lowering Blood Pressure

Fig health benefits are numerous, including figs ability to alkalize the body. Figs have been said to lower cholesterol, cure diabetes, reduce constipation, treat hemorrhoids, reduce blood sugar and prevent diabetes, lower blood pressure, help with weight loss, and even… 0 Shares |

Lose weight by increasing your metabolism

The more muscles in your body, the more calories you will burn. Strength training with weights or other muscle building exercise turns your body into a calorie-burning furnace. Muscle burns more calories than fat, so converting fat to tissue via… 0 Shares |

Egyptian Medicine Links to Modern Medicine

Egyptian medicine used plants and minerals for therapies that set the groundwork for the healing arts to this day. Egyptian medicine utilized a wide variety of drugs found in nature – from plants animals and minerals. Some of the remedies… 0 Shares |

Use Ashwagandha for Anxiety and Stress

Ashwagandha is an herb that has been used in Indian Ayurvedic medicine for centuries. The root can be used to treat anxiety and reduce stress. Use ashwagandha to treat anxiety in daily doses, taking especially at bedtime. Ashwagandha also reduces… 0 Shares |

Red Onion: ALLIUM CEPA Homeopathic Remedy for Flu, Allergies, Sore Throats, and Arthritis

Allium cepa is the Latin name of the homeopathic remedy made from the red onion. Onions have been used in medicine for hundreds of years, and in various cultures around the world to treat infections and arthritic complaints. Allium was… 0 Shares |