When you inhale the beautiful aroma of lavender or bergamot, rose or lemongrass, you’ve breathed in essential oils. Aromatherapists call these oils the life force of the plant; a gift from nature and an avenue to holistic health. Yet oils are even more than aroma — let’s look at a few simple ways to use […]
Ionic toothbrush: the advanced technology that eliminates more plaque. Oral care and the protection it offers influence our lives in countless ways, including some that are rather unexpected. While inaccurate, research shows people associate discolored teeth with poorer estimates of intellectual ability, psychological adjustment and social competence.1https://www.nature.com/articles/bdj.2008.134 Crazy, right? For millennia, we humans have been brushing […]
How do we create a healthy oral microbiome? For the mouth-body connection to be healthy there should be balanced, healthy flora in the oral cavity.
The word ‘microbiome’ shouldn’t be intimidating. It simply means “the community of microbial residents in our body.” Coined by Nobel Prize winner Joshua Lederberg, the term describes the ecological community of microorganisms that literally share our body space.
How to fight the cold and flu season with one simple tool.
You might not know this but your tongue has the amazing ability to tell you—ok maybe more like show—what’s going on in your body, in particular your organs.
Moms and Dads from coast to coast are familiar with the ‘back-to-school’ drill: Start getting the kids to bed earlier; go shopping for new school clothes; begin school registration process—a literal checklist of preparation tasks to look forward to. Of course all of these are important must-do’s. However, this is also a great time to […]
The mouth is the gateway to, and start of, the digestive system that extends for about 30 feet in adults. Dr. Geeta Maker-Clark reminds us that removing irritants from the digestive tract and replacing them with agents for digestive support helps promote a healthy “gut immune barrier”.1https://drgeetamakerclark.com/healthy-living/healthy-digestion (Our intestinal immune system resides in these 30 […]
iF DESIGN AWARD 2019 DrTung’s was a winner of this year’s iF DESIGN AWARD, a world-renowned design prize, in the discipline PACKAGING. Each year, the world’s oldest independent design organization, iF International Forum Design GmbH organizes the iF DESIGN AWARD, which was celebrated this year in Munich, Germany. DrTung’s Activated Charcoal Floss won over the […]
A few years ago we shared information about the Ayurvedic morning routine. With so many of us leading such busy lives–and feeling that time is being compressed–we thought it would be good to revisit the age-old wisdom of living a balanced lifestyle. To this end, practicing consistency is a key to success. As Ayurvedic physician […]