Dr. Kristal graduated with a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine (ND) and a Master’s of Science in Acupuncture (MSAc) from National University of Health Science. Her unique perspective on health and wellness allows her to bridge the gap between conventional medicine and alternative medicine. Dr. Kristal enjoys listening to her patients’ stories and unraveling complex health concerns. She works with a diverse population of patients with neurological issues, digestive issues, and hormonal imbalance in her private practice located in Oak Park, Ill.
Cicalfate is what I consider a “must-have” for every medicine cabinet. Cicalfate is perfect for relieving itching from rashes and nasty bug bites, but gentle enough to relieve diaper rash. This protective and restorative crème is great for eczema, stitches and cuts, and it can be used daily under makeup.
Country Life Maxi-Collagen C&A + Biotin
Maxi-Collagen is a great “all-in-one” product if someone is looking for healthy hair, skin and nails. Maxi-Collagen contains a combination of supportive nutrients: vitamin A, vitamin C, biotin and silica, all of which assist in the body in making collagen. The powder dissolves easily in hot and cold drinks, soups and smoothies. Maxi-Collagen is the best bang for your buck and is gluten-free.
Jarrow Formulas Probiotics
Choosing a probiotic can be overwhelming for a consumer, when there are so many options available. It’s important to know not only the genus and species of the probiotic that you’re taking, but also the strain. Jarrow Formulas’ range of probiotics feature full transparency in their labeling, and each probiotic is supported by clinical research. Their probiotics are easy to pick from as you can choose one based on your specific condition and/or need. All of their probiotics are free of major allergens and suitable for individuals with dietary restrictions.
Planetary Herbals Old Indian Wild Cherry Bark Syrup
This is one of those “life-changing products” that’s suitable for the entire family and should be a must-have in the medicine cabinet. This syrup is ideal for providing immune support for the cold and flu season, and is good for soothing asthma, sore throats and bronchitis.
Traditional Medicinals Wellness Teas
Herbal teas are a delicious way to support your health. Traditional Medicinals offers a variety of flavors that help you unwind, stimulate brain function, reduce pain, boost your immune system and improve digestion.