Dandelion: the key herb for liver health, better digestion and beautiful skin

Joanna SochanConditions & treatments, Digestive and gut health, Herbal medicine2 Comments

Dandelion health benefits

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) is one of the top three most prescribed digestive and liver herbs in my dispensary, the other two are milk thistle (Silybum marianum) and globe artichoke (Cynara scolymus). I prescribe dandelion in many forms either on its own or in herbal mixes with great clinical results. The … Read More

Parasite treatment considerations: Blastocystis hominis and Dientamoeba fragilis

Joanna SochanConditions & treatments, Digestive and gut health30 Comments


Intestinal parasites are often overlooked as a potential cause of disease in the digestive system and in many other seemingly unrelated health concerns. There is increasing evidence of the ability to cause illness by relatively common parasitic organisms previously considered to be commensal organisms (i.e. living together in balance with … Read More