Healing the Body

General Medical Information

National Institutes of Health

Centers for Disease Control

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Web M.D.

Alternative Medicine Magazine

Elder Care

National Family Caregivers Association


  • Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, • Pain, and Illness – Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • Living Beyond Limits: New Hope and Help for Facing Life-Threatening Illness – David Spiegel M.D.
  • How to Be Sick: A Buddhist-Inspired Guide for the Chronically Ill and Their CaregiversToni Bernhard
  • Dr. Dean Ornish’s Program for Reversing Heart Disease – Dean Ornish, M.D.
  • Fantastic Voyage : Live Long Enough to Live Forever – Ray Kurzweil, Terry Grossman M.D.
  • Healing Therapies for Overcoming Insomnia – Peter Van Houten, M.D.
  • Healing Therapies for Headache Relief – Peter Van Houten, M.D.
  • Relax and Renew: Restful Yoga for Stressful Times – Judith Lasater (restorative yoga)
  • Yoga for Wellness: Healing with the Timeless Teachings of Viniyoga – Gary Kraftsow
  • Back Care Basics, Mary Pullig-Schatz – MD
  • Yoga for Back Care – Elise Miller
  • Yoga for Scoliosis – Elise Miller
  • A Woman’s Best Medicine: Health, Happiness, and Long Life through Ayurveda – Nancy Lonsdord, MD
  • Yoga and the Wisdom of Menopause – Suza Francina
  • Alternative Medicine Magazine – In the top menu bar, select the “Condition Spotlight” drop-down menu for a comprehensive list of many illnesses and conditions, with the related articles and resources.

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

California State Oriental Medicine Association (CSOMA) – Find a Practitioner

Accunpuncture Books

• The Web that has No Weaver: Understanding Chinese Medicine – Ted Kaptunuk
• Between Heaven and Earth: A Guide to Chinese Medicine – Harriet Beinfield


The College of Ayurveda at Mount Madonna Institute
The Wellness Center: Clinic Consultations, Kaya Kalpa, & Herb Store
For Ayurvedic consultation, you can book for an online or onsite consultation with the Mt. Madonna Ayurveda faculty from the Wellness Center website. Scroll down to view the options and review bios of the practitioners, then you can book the session online.

The Ayurvedic Institute

Jaisri Lambert, Ayurvedic Practitioner
Canada, formerly in the US. Remote consultations, and classes.

Ayurveda Books

  • Ayurveda: The Science of Self Healing – Dr. Vasant Lad
  • Prakruti: Your Ayurvedic Constitution – Dr. R.E. Svoboda
  • A Woman’s Best Medicine: Health, Happiness, and Long Life through Ayurveda – Nancy Lonsdord, MD

Naturopathic Medicine
Naturopathic Doctors (NDs) attend four-year graduate-level, accredited naturopathic medical schools where they are trained as primary care practitioners of natural medicine. They receive instruction in the biomedical and clinical sciences, in addition to extensive training in a wide spectrum of natural medicines and therapies. NDs are licensed to practice as independent doctors who are authorized to diagnose, treat, and prevent disease.

California Naturopathic Doctors Association – Find a Practitioner


Anthony William – nutrition and health information
Author of many books including Cleanse to Heal, Celery Juice, Liver Rescue, Thyroid Healing, Life-Changing Foods, and more.

Vimergy – nutrition products

Dr. Schulze’s Herbal Products – nutrition products

Nasal and Sinus Cleansing
Demo and Guide
The Neti Pot naturally cleanses, refreshes, and protects the nasal passages, one of our body’s first lines of defense against illness. Recommended today by doctors and pharmacists worldwide, the Neti Pot™ has been used for thousands of years in ayurvedic medicine to alleviate sinus and allergy problems. The Himalayan Institute introduced the Neti Pot™ over 40 years ago, and we currently offer a full line of high quality products to support a complete sinus cleansing system.
Himalayan Institute: purchase nasal cleansing products

~Richard Schulze

  1. Pure water (1 qt. of pure water every day)
  2. Pure fresh juice every day (buy a juicer)
  3. Vegan food (stop eating all animals and animal by-products)
  4. Eat more life, raw foods.
  5. Regular daily elimination (intestinal detoxification program)
  6. 5-day cleansing and detoxification program.
  7. Breathe deeper
  8. Stretching, walking & moving every day
  9. Water therapy (alternate hot and cold in every shower)
  10. Natural clothing (wear cotton and other natural fibers)
  11. Natural cleaning (use all natural soap, shampoo, detergent, toothpaste)
  12. Stop watching television
  13. Trashing (throw away, give away)
  14. Relaxation
  15. Express yourself
  16. Help others (help someone everyday)
  17. Laugh More
  18. More sex
  19. Listen to yourself (meditate, follow your spirit, pray)
  20. Love life! (love yourself, love others, love life!)