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Alternative Pharmacy: Supplements to Open the Heart

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Try these herbs and supplements for the physical body and homeopathics and flower essences for the emotional and spiritual body.

This 'From the Archives' article first appeared in the March/April 2006 issue. We asked our favorite pharmacist, James Mattioda, PhD., owner of Arnica Pharmacy at The Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, to suggest the best herbs and supplements for opening the heart. We learned that this question could take a lifetime to answer. The heart contains tubes that can clog and muscles that can tire. It is a confluence of two acupuncture meridians where energy flow may become blocked or out of balance. The heart is also the center of spiritual energy, known as Chinese medicine as shen, where disturbances affect not only the physical part but the higher aspects of self such as reason, morals, and inspiration.  Mattioda compile this list of herbs and supplements for the physical body and homeopathics and flower essences for the emotional and spiritual body.  Herbs, Vitamins, and Minerals Hawthorne from Ortho Molecular works as a cardiotonic, strengthening the contractile force of the heart while increasing blood flow and normalizing blood pressure.  Corvalen from Valen Labs is a pu …

This From the Archives article was first published in Spirituality & Health's March/April 2006 Issue. Subscribe Now for roughly $2 a month and get instant access to 20 years of print archives and other subscriber perks. Learn more: https://store.spiritualityheal...


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