Author Archives: Dr. Laurie Steelsmith

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Info: Laurie Steelsmith, ND, LAc, is a naturopathic physician and licensed acupuncturist who specializes in women’s health. She is the co-author of Great Sex, Naturally: Every Woman’s Guide to Enhancing Her Sexuality Through the Secrets of Natural Medicine and co-author of Natural Choices for Women’s Health: How the Secrets of Natural and Chinese Medicine Can Create a Lifetime of Wellness. Visit her website at www.DrSteelsmith.com.
4 Things You Didn’t Know About Garlic

4 Things You Didn’t Know About Garlic

Garlic, known as the “stinking rose” for its unmistakable aroma, is a great addition to your favorite recipes and may also be a versatile tool for maintaining health. Even if you’re familiar with garlic’s role in flavorful cuisine, there ...
5 Natural Ways to Support Healthy Flora

5 Natural Ways to Support Healthy Flora

Did you know that you have a “garden” growing in the mucous membranes of your body? Indeed, you are host to many different kinds of bacteria and yeast — and it’s important to keep this garden growing optimally to have good overall health. ...
The ABCs of Antioxidants

The ABCs of Antioxidants

Did you know that antioxidants like beta carotene, vitamin C, vitamin E and selenium can help protect you from “rusting”? In essence, that’s what antioxidants do inside your body. They protect healthy cells from free radicals—substances that can dama ...
4 Natural Ways to Soothe PMS Symptoms

4 Natural Ways to Soothe PMS Symptoms

Ladies, we’ve all experienced the uncomfortable symptoms of PMS at one time or another: mood swings, sweet cravings, fatigue, bloating, and breast tenderness, to name a few. If you thought these unpleasantries were simply a fact of life, you mi ...
4 Scents to Boost Well-Being

4 Scents to Boost Well-Being

Did you know that your sense of smell can profoundly affect your well-being? Aromas have been used for thousands of years to heal, nurture and create ambience. Scents stimulate your olfactory nerve, which has a direct connection to your limbic system ...