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The Many Benefits of Castor Oil

Recently, after we ran out of castor oil once again, Dr’s Clare and Sarah had an enthusiastic chat about their favorite uses of castor oil. Both agree that it is one of their favorite products for its flexibility, its ease of use and its cost. It’s a staple in both their home medicine cabinets and is almost always on the shelf at the clinic. What exactly is castor oil? A vegetable oil obtained from the castor bean (or seed) grown predominantly in Brazil, India and East Africa. Documentation of its use dates to ancient Egypt but has been used throughout the ages in both the health and beauty industries. Although very safe for use from head to toe, both doctors caution to not use it internally due...

5 Reasons You Should Do An Elimination Diet

Written by: Dr. Sarah Vadeboncoeur, sildenafil ND An Elimination Diet typically involves removing the foods that most commonly trigger unpleasant reactions in the body such as digestive upset, website skin rashes, and fatigue. These foods include wheat and gluten, dairy products, eggs, soy, peanuts, corn, and sugar. The elimination phase typically lasts a few weeks to a few months and is followed by a reintroduction phase where foods are brought back into the diet slowly and one at a time to see how the body will react. While it may seem daunting to remove these foods from your diet, there are 5 main reasons you may benefit from an elimination diet. Improve Your Digestion Many of our patients complain of digestive upset such as gas, bloating, indigestion,...