Archive | Carrie Tanenbaum

Cooling Summer Recipes

Cooling Summer Tea Chrysanthemum tea is the ultimate summer beverage because its cooling without impairing digestion. To make it, pour a cup of boiling water over a few fresh or dried chrysanthemum flowers (use large, yellow varieties) and steep until the tea cools to room temperature. Strain, add a little sweetener if desired, and drink […]

Spring Allergies

For many people Spring and Summer are seasons for allergies. Allergies, or allergic rhinitis, are due to an over-reactivity of the immune system to certain allergens. During Spring and Summer, allergies are generally induced by wind-born tree, grass, or weed pollen, and can cause such symptoms as: sneezing; nasal congestion; runny nose; watery, itchy, or […]

A Cure for PMS

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is the cyclic recurrence of a group of symptoms which peak 7 to 10 days before menstruation and disappear a few hours after the onset of the menstrual flow. This condition is characterized by multiple and diverse symptoms including, but not limited to: breast tenderness, transient weight gain, bloating, constipation, insomnia, acne, […]