Category: Alternative Health

Are You Getting Burned by Heartburn Drugs?

Are you one of the millions of people who are taking proton pump inhibitors (PPI’s) for acid reflux? If so, did you know they should only be taken for 2 – 8 weeks? Why? Because the FDA only approved them for short-term use. Are you aware that if you use them long term you are… Read more »

A Key to Caring for Yourself

Can we agree on one thing? No matter who we are, what we do, or how enlightened we think ourselves to be, we all have days that rattle us, or maybe even shake us to our core.

The Brain and Cannabinoids

The brain is known to be the most complex of human organs—said to contain 100 billion neurons, which is nearly as many stars as said to be in the Milky Way galaxy.

Heavenly Scented CALIRUB

CALIRUB’s organic and wildcrafted essential oils, along with our organic full-spectrum hemp-derived CBD base, are jam packed with terpenes. 

What Is Yoga Therapy?

Jeanette Conery
Jeanette Conery

By Jeanette Conery The International Association of Yoga Therapists (the accrediting body for all yoga therapists) says that “Yoga Therapy is the process of empowering individuals to progress toward improved health and well-being through the application of the philosophy and practice of Yoga.” It’s important to know that yoga therapists aren’t setting out to “cure”… Read more »

Detoxification of the Pineal Gland

By Mark Light, MD   The pineal gland is known as the “third eye” or all-seeing-eye because it has been perceived that it can envision far beyond the physical eyes, allowing it to relate and interpret physical and emotional signals and vibrations of the body to the brain. The pineal gland is named after the… Read more »

Chico’s New Naturopathic Doctor

Ashley Olberg
Ashley Olberg

By Dr. Ashley Olberg   Dear Lotus Guide community, Naturopathic Medicine Hello! My name is Dr. Ashley Olberg, and I am a newcomer to the Lotus Guide family. This is the fourth time now that I have lived in Butte County; this area has always drawn me back to it. Now I am back for… Read more »

Winter Blues and Broken Bones


How to Make Sure You’re Getting Enough of the Protective Power of Vitamin D3 By Kristin Grayce McGary, LAc., MAc., CFMP, CSTcert, CLP My family and I lived in a suburb of Chicago when I was a child. The weather was often overcast and gloomy. When it was sunny, my parents applied sunscreen. Unfortunately, when… Read more »

5G Technology And the World We Live In

5G danger
5G danger

By Rahasya Poe As you can easily imagine, knowing what to write about can be a daunting task because so many things are happening on our planet that have dire consequences. I will list a few topics that we’ve covered in the past and I also need to say this … I have officially reached… Read more »


A Forgotten Approach to Chronic Disease   By Michael Turk   As modern society puts more demands on our physical and mental well-being, we often turn to food, alcohol, and drugs with numerous side effects to temporarily suppress the side effects and to numb the pain. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,… Read more »