Blazing Star Herbals – Our On-Going Programs

ADVANCED HERBAL STUDY with William LeSassier March 29 – 30, April 26 – 27, May 17 – 18, June 21 – 22, July 11 – 12, Saturday & Sunday 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Cost $1300 for series, Deposit $200 We are thrilled to have William LeSassier join us to teach this advanced program in […]

Help for Allergies

Dear Jim, What can I do for my allergies this Fall? I always get hayfever from goldenrod and ragweed and I do not like to take antihistamines! From – Michelle Dear Michelle – It works best to prevent allergy and hay fever by getting a constitutional remedy early in the year. Also I have patients […]

Regulating the Body’s Circadian Rhythm with Supplements

Melatonin is a natural hormone that regulates the body’s circadian rhythm, which is the regular cycle of how the human body operates. When broken down chemically, melatonin is called N-acetyl-5-methoxtryptaimine. Melatonin is a produced in the pineal gland, which is located deep inside the brain. It is ordinarily made during sleep, but can only be […]

How Melatonin Works

Melatonin, known chemically as N-acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine, is a hormone produced in the pineal gland located in the brain.  The pineal gland is an endocrine gland and is responsible for the production and distribution of melatonin in the human body. The production of melatonin helps regulate the sleep-wake cycle and is responsible for the entrainment of the […]

What is Melatonin

Melatonin is a naturally occurring substance found in all animals.  It is known chemically by the name N-acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine. Melatonin is a circulating hormone that affects the daily cycles of mammals.  It is part of what helps animals and humans in the entrainment of the circadian rhythms. What this means is that through melatonin receptors in […]