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The Surprising Health Benefits of an Electric Bike

Exercising is an integral part of physical and mental well-being. Exercise could mean different things to different people. To some it means, spending hours in the gym, to others it’s running every morning or taking part in a sport they love. Most people don’t have the time to go to the gym on a regularRead More

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How to Lose Weight without Exercise?

Losing weight without heavy exercise sounds like a dream, but it is surely not! If your BMI (Body Mass Index) says that your weight has already crossed the overweight range and entered the stage of obesity then it is more likely that you will have to use low impact weight loss techniques to lose weightRead More

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Turmeric Tea: Facts and Benefits

Turmeric tea is a spiced tea which has built reputation for its healthy and rejuvenating qualities. Turmeric tea is made from boiled and grounded turmeric stocks. Taking turmeric tea brings with it a large number of benefits given the added nutritional content to the drink. Instead of relying on caffeine, turmeric’s key compound curcumin isRead More

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It’s Time to Quit Smoking and Save Money: Here’s How

These days, you don’t see anywhere near as many Americans smoking as you used to. So you could be forgiven for thinking there aren’t that many smokers left out there. But you’d be wrong. Stats vary between States and ethnicities, but overall, 16.7% of all American men and 13.7% of all American women are still smokingRead More

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Get Your Desired Summer Body In No Time At All By Following A Routine

There comes a time in our lives when we really want that perfect beach body which will immediately attract people’s attention and judging by the fact that the summer season is just around the corner and comes at an alarming place, there is no perfect time to start the 30 day beach body challenge thanRead More

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What is the Role of a Phlebotomist in Healthcare

A Phlebotomist is a medical technician, who is trained to draw blood from a patient’s body for testing in clinical or medical purposes. The blood is also used for research, donations and transfusions. Phlebotomists work in clinics, hospitals, blood banks, diagnostic centers and clinical laboratories. Blood analysis plays a very important role as a diagnosticRead More

The Benefits That Come With Using Medicinal Herbs in Canada

The Benefits That Come With Using Medicinal Herbs in Canada

For most people, there is nothing more important than staying healthy. There are a number of ways that a person can maintain a high level of health and finding the right way will take some time and effort. The more you are able to find out about what is out there and how it canRead More

The Importance of Nutrition During Addiction Recovery

The Importance of Nutrition During Addiction Recovery

The nutrients that you put into your body are of crucial importance once you have started down the path of recovery. Perhaps you have just finished an alcohol or drug rehab program, or maybe you are several months into living a life that is addiction free. Either way, the choices that you make when itRead More

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10 Extreme Dangers of Dieting

While dieting for weight loss is the normal measure that many people take, when the dieting is done in extreme or in an unhealthy way, it invites serious trouble. The improper dieting methods push beyond the limits your body can withstand causing serious repercussions.  It is not advisable to try extreme dieting because of theRead More

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Roles and Responsibilities of Community Health Nurses

Community Health Nurses are nurses that work in diverse areas including the schools, child health and other management fields. There are different community health nurses that have been trained to cater for different fields. Roles and Responsibilities of Community Health Nurses Public Health Nurses – These nurses deals with disease prevention and treatment. They alsoRead More

Staying Happy and Healthy at Work

Staying Happy and Healthy at Work

We spend most of our lives at work. It’s important that we find the balance between being healthy and happy both at work and in our own time if we are to live life to the fullest. Although staying healthy and happy at work may seem like an impossible feat, with a few small changesRead More

Learn To Love Working Out

Learn To Love Working Out

Exercise is a vital part of a healthy lifestyle and benefits include improved body image, improved mood, decreased anxiety and depression, increased energy, improved cardio-vascular health, and weight management. Yet, those life-affirming benefits are lost when you see exercise as a chore and not as an enjoyable activity. If you dread your workouts or have aRead More

10 Tips To Lighten Dark Knees

10 Tips To Lighten Dark Knees

If you are embarrassed about wearing skirts, dresses, or shorts because your knees are darker than the rest of your legs, then there’s good news for you. It is possible to lighten dark knees by several methods. However, patience and persistence is essential when dealing with such difficult-to-treat areas of the body. Dark knees couldRead More

Counting Calories 5 Ways to Lose Weight Without Losing Your Mind

Counting Calories: 5 Ways to Lose Weight Without Losing Your Mind

The mere idea of going on an extreme diet is enough to send some people into a panic. The constant stress of planning your meals, sweating it out at the gym, and struggling to keep up with your too-high ideals will leave you feeling worse instead of better. If you’re interested in pursuing a healthierRead More

12 Nausea Home Remedies

12 Nausea Home Remedies

Do you often feel nauseous? Nausea, which refers to that uneasy feeling inside the stomach that happens right before vomiting, can be caused by various factors. Some of these include motion sickness, seasickness, extreme pain, medication, pregnancy, emotional stress, food poisoning, infections, overeating, reaction to odor, and ingestion of toxins or alcohol. Nausea can alsoRead More

A Home Remedy for Nail Fungus

A Home Remedy for Nail Fungus

Just the sound of it makes you cringe. In your mind, you imagine fingernails or toenails rotting. Well, nail fungus isn’t that serious but it can be if not given proper treatment and attention. Nail fungus is a fungal infection that starts as a yellowish or whitish spot under the nail tip. When the fungusRead More

Make ChapStick in 15 Minutes

Make ChapStick in 15 Minutes

Treating your chapped lips may not be on top of your priority list but it does require your immediate attention. Although it seems pretty harmless (only annoying and unsightly), you need to know that it can lead to something more serious like an infection. Bacterial or fungal infection on the mouth corners is called angularRead More

Green Detox Smoothie

An Amazing Green Detox Smoothie

With all the toxins that we take in everyday–pollution, food additives, chemicals, our bodies could surely use a good detox. Detoxification, which is the bodily process of flushing out harmful toxins, can do wonders in improving one’s health. One way to support the body’s natural process of detoxification is by drinking green smoothies like thisRead More

Coffee Scrubs To Get Rid Of Cellulite

Coffee Scrubs To Get Rid Of Cellulite

You’ve been dying to wear that old bikini of yours for years. And when you finally got around the weight that would make you confident enough to strut your stuff in this sexy outfit, you find your skin replete with unsightly cellulite that makes you want to go into hiding once more. Don’t give upRead More

15 Ways to Naturally Reduce Cholesterol and Reduce the Risk of Heart Attack

15 Ways to Naturally Reduce Cholesterol and Reduce the Risk of Heart Attack

Look at these alarming facts: Approximately 600,000 Americans die of heart disease every year, making it the leading cause of death for both men and women. The most common type is coronary heart disease, which kills 385,000 people each year. More than 715,000 Americans suffer from heart attack annually. Scary stats, right? Don’t let theseRead More

The Unknown Benefits of Gelatin

The Unknown Benefits of Gelatin

Before you put that jell-o inside your mouth, do you have any idea where gelatin comes from? Gelatin comes from the collagen, a structural protein in animals. It’s a fibrous protein that makes the connective tissues of the body stronger. You’ll also be glad to find out that gelatin is more beneficial than you realize.Read More

The organic trap: organic junk food is still junk food

Organic Junk Food is Still Junk Food

We all know junk food is bad. But most of us don’t know exactly why. Junk food, which is overloaded with fat, calories, sodium, and additives, that don’t have any nutritional value.  Think doughnuts, sugary treats, processed foods, French fries, potato chips, pizza and so on. Most of these especially those you’d buy from fastRead More

Herbs & Oils to Fight Addiction

Herbs & Oils to Fight Addiction

Everyone knows that smoking is harmful to health. But only very few know to what extent. The smoke from cigars and cigarettes contain over 7,000 chemicals, 60 of which are proven carcinogens or cancer-causing substances. At least 30 percent of cancer deaths in the US is smoking related. Apart from cancer, smoking can also upRead More

Top Medicinal Herbal Teas

Top Medicinal Herbal Teas

For many years, tea has been touted for its many benefits for the health. Today, it is the subject of various studies. And researchers have found compelling evidence that tea can help combat a wide array of health problems including diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and cancer. Tea is also known to boost mental alertness, help inRead More

16 Antioxidants to Rid Free Radicals

16 Antioxidants to Rid Free Radicals

They say the best things in life are free. Well, except for free radicals of course. So what are these harmful free radicals that we hear about all the time? Free radicals are toxic molecules with unpaired electrons. When they look for electrons to pair with, they become very reactive, and as a result, theyRead More

Cherry Coconut Water Kefir Smoothie for the Gut

Water Kefir Smoothie for the Gut Using Cherry Coconut

Do you know what kefir is? Kefir is a term used to describe a probiotic beverage made with powdered kefir culture or kefir grains. The grains come in two types: water kefir grains and milk kefir grains. Water kefir grains can be mixed with juice, coconut water or sugar water. Milk kefir grains meanwhile can beRead More

Eucalyptus & Lemon Cold Remedy

Eucalyptus & Lemon Cold Remedy

It’s called the common cold probably because it’s very common.  In the United States alone, there are one billion cases of colds every year. About 22 million school absences are recorded each year due to this prevalent problem. The reason it’s common is that it’s very contagious. Among the 200 types of viruses that canRead More

10 Healthiest Drink Recipes In The World

10 Healthiest Drink Recipes In The World

Sip your way to a healthier you this 2014. The world’s healthiest drinks will strengthen your immune system, boost your mood, and lower your risk for various serious ailments, including cancer. Water is most effective for quenching thirst. Add a slice of lemon and you make it a lot healthier. Lemon water helps the bodyRead More

5 Herbs to Help With Arthritis Pain

5 Herbs to Help With Arthritis Pain

Do you experience pain and stiffness in your body that make it difficult for you to move around? It’s possible that you have arthritis. And you’re not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 50 million people suffer from this medical condition that causes pain and swelling in the joints.Read More

Some Motivation & A Bit About Kale

Some Motivation & A Bit About Kale

There’s a very good reason kale is fast becoming the most popular member of the cabbage family. This well-loved green leafy veggie, which is available all year round (but more abundant from September to February), comes in two types. The first one has smooth leaves while the other has curly leaves. Most of the time,Read More

7 Stress Reducing Foods

7 Stress Reducing Foods

Stress is a common phenomenon that can come from different sources. One of the most common types of stress is job-related. Long hours of work, a boss who won’t get off your back, or co-employees who get on your nerves–these can definitely shoot up your stress levels. But these aren’t all. Since stress can comeRead More

Understanding Why Abs are Made in the Gym But Revealed in the Kitchen

Understanding Why Abs are Made in the Gym But Revealed in the Kitchen

Don’t you find yourself green with envy when you watch those fashion models or Hollywood celebrities show off their well-polished abs?  You’re just dying to wear the same swimsuit they have on but you’re afraid that your flabs will only invite insults from onlookers. But there’s one thing you have to realize, abs aren’t justRead More

5 Herbal Teas for Digestive Issues

5 Herbal Teas for Digestive Issues

A digestive problem isn’t something you’d like to discuss with your friends or co-workers. Some wouldn’t even disclose it to their doctors. Many prefer to suffer in silence. But digestive issues are becoming more and more common that it’s about time that we start talking about it. Here’s a quick rundown of the most commonRead More

7 Recipes For A Perfect Nights Sleep

7 Recipes For A Perfect Nights Sleep

According to a recent survey, about 75 percent of people worldwide have trouble sleeping a few nights every week. And though seldom cases of insomnia are not a big deal, you should definitely see a doctor if you’re suffering from chronic sleep deprivation, as this can increase the risk of many serious ailments including  highRead More

Fight Off Infections With Garlic

Fight Off Infections With Garlic

It’s not a big surprise that garlic has been touted as the “wonder herb“. It doesn’t only make dishes more palatable, it also has dozens of uses inside the home, and benefits for the health. Did you know that garlic can also be used to fight off infections? How’s that possible–you might ask. Garlic hasRead More

20 Amazing Ways To Use Citrus Peels

20 Amazing Ways To Use Citrus Peels

Before you throw that bunch of citrus peels away, you should know that there are dozens of things that you could do with them. They’re actually very useful–more than you can imagine. It doesn’t matter what type of citrus peel you have at home, may it be lemons, oranges, grapefruit, lime, tangerine, pomelo or tangelo,Read More

Treat Canker Sores With Natural Remedies

Treat Canker Sores With Natural Remedies

Oh, those tiny ulcers inside the mouth that want to make you scream. Canker sores make you wonder how something so tiny can be so painful. These shallow ulcers come in two types: simple canker sores (occurring three to four times a year, lasting for about a week) and complex canker sores (a lot lessRead More

Discover the Health Value of Real Honey

Discover the Health Value of Real Honey

One of the world’s oldest sweeteners–honey is replete with all sorts of health benefits. It’s hard to imagine that this sweet syrup is actually a bee’s vomit. Yes, that’s right! To make honey, bees swallow, digest, and vomit out the nectar used in making honey. Don’t let this make you lose your appetite for honey.Read More

Use Chinese Herbs to Fight Cancer

Use Chinese Herbs to Fight Cancer

Cancer is not a single disease. It is an umbrella term used to describe conditions that involve abnormal cell growth in different parts of the body. In fact, there are over 100 types of cancer, the most common of which are breast, skin, lung, colon, and prostate. What causes cancer? Damage or mutations to DNARead More

Health Benefits of Real Cinnamon

Health Benefits of Real Cinnamon

Cinnamon won’t be called a “super spice” without a good reason. Make that a couple of good reasons. This popular sweet spice has been found to regulate blood sugar, making it a wonderful alternative for people with diabetes. Studies have shown that cinnamon can also reduce bad cholesterol in the bloodstream, reducing the risk ofRead More

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Yoga is One of the Best Things that Have Come Into my Life

Yoga, an ancient practice, is both a physical and mental exercise that unifies the body with the mind and spirit. What can yoga do for you? There’s a long list of health benefits that await you. Yoga makes your body stronger and more flexible. You’ll be less at risk of injury and muscle overuse. YogaRead More

Beauty Sleep – Hints & Tips

Hints & Tips for Beauty Sleep

It’s obvious when you’re not getting enough sleep as it shows on your face–eye bags, skin sags, fine lines, and lack of glow. This is why, beauty experts always emphasize on the importance of beauty sleep. Unlike the mystical fountain of youth, beauty sleep is not a myth. It’s real! Sleep deprivation causes blood vesselRead More

My Battle with Eczema, Perioral Dermatitis, and Corticosteroid Cream

My Battle with Eczema, Perioral Dermatitis, and Corticosteroid Cream

Suffering from eczema? Eczema, an inflammatory skin condition, causing the skin to be red, dry, and itchy. When it gets worse, the skin appears leathery and cracked. It can affect any part of the body. And it’s not just for adults. It’s also common among babies and children. Perioral dermatitis, meanwhile, is a skin diseaseRead More

Drinks for Glowing Skin and Liver Detoxing

Drinks for Glowing Skin and Liver Detoxing

How important is detoxification? Is it really necessary? The world we live in today makes it a necessity. As you know, everyday, we are exposed to a great deal of toxic pollutants that make it difficult for our bodies to detoxify naturally. If we don’t detoxify from time to time, we are at increased risk ofRead More

5 Ways to Boosting Immunity

5 Ways to Boosting Immunity

The immune system is the body’s “defense army” that protects against harmful invaders like disease-causing bacteria, viruses, and fungi. It can also inhibit the formation of tumors inside the body. Building a strong immunity is important to protect oneself from numerous ailments. One of the most common causes of weak immune system is chronic stress.Read More

How to Get Rid of a Pimple in 24 Hours

How to Get Rid of a Pimple in 24 Hours

Scientifically known as Acne Vulgaris, acne is a type of skin disease caused by blockage of follicles and accumulation of oil under the skin. It’s not a life-threatening disease but you’ll hear some women scream at the sight of a tiny pimple on their face. Not only are pimples unsightly and embarrassing for most women, these canRead More

5 Suprising Facts about Soda

5 Suprising Facts about Soda

Soda is one of those things that you know that’s bad yet you can’t get enough of! There has been over a hundred studies on the dangers of soda consumption. The most recent link soda to stroke, diabetes, kidney damage, high blood pressure, and cancer among many others. In one study, it has been foundRead More

8 Ways to Rid Black Elbows & Knees

8 Ways to Rid Black Elbows & Knees

Dark spots in the body can be embarrassing. If you have black elbows and knees, you’ve probably exerted extra effort to conceal them whenever you go out or spend time with other people. You stay away shorts and skirts, and you make it a point to wear long-sleeved blouses and shirts. It’s time to stopRead More

Natural Relief and Remedies for Eczema and Dry Skin

Natural Relief and Remedies for Eczema and Dry Skin

If eczema didn’t exist, many people would be much happier. This skin disease characterized by red and itchy skin can be caused by numerous factors. One is genetic disposition. Simply put, it can run in the family. It can also be caused by an overactive immune system. Other factors that may trigger the onset ofRead More

Smoothie for Pain Relief & Inflammation

Smoothie for Pain Relief & Inflammation (Pineapple, Cherry & Tumeric)

What is inflammation? It is the body’s biological attempt to protect itself by removing harmful stimuli and start the process of healing. When a harmful substance irritates the body, its natural response is to remove that stimulus and heal itself. Infection can cause inflammation but inflammation doesn’t automatically indicate the infection. For example, if yourRead More

10 Simple Ways to Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer

10 Simple Ways to Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer

Breast cancer, which accounts for 18 percent of cancer deaths worldwide, can be prevented. Although you can’t do anything about some risk factors like family history, you can make certain lifestyle changes to reduce your risk significantly. A healthy lifestyle is the first step in breast cancer prevention. Staying away from unhealthy habits like drinkingRead More

7 Ways to Rid Dark Circles, Scars & Stretch Marks

7 Ways to Rid Dark Circles, Scars & Stretch Marks

Dark circles under the eyes can make you look stressed out and older than your actual age. Scars and stretch marks, meanwhile, may cause you to conceal some of your body parts because you’re ashamed  that you don’t have smooth and flawless skin. It doesn’t have to be this way any longer. Getting rid ofRead More

DIY Miracle Oil for Poison Ivy, Insect Bites, Cuts, Eczema and Acne

DIY Miracle Oil for Poison Ivy, Insect Bites, Cuts, Eczema and Acne

Here’s one remedy for various skin problems: poison ivy, insect bites, cuts, eczema and acne! It’s a DIY Miracle Oil made with jojoba oil, lavender oil, tea tree oil, pure aloe vera gel, and other optional essential oils like carrot, eucalyptus and rosemary. If you’re a DIY enthusiast or an avid naturalist, you probably know thatRead More

Carrier Oils for Various Skin Types

Carrier Oils for Various Skin Types

Knowing what specific type of skin you have is the first step in proper skin care. As you know, different skin types require different care. Normal skin for example requires the least care. It’s elastic, supple, and free from oil. Dry skin meanwhile might feel dry, tight and flaky from time to time. It’s aRead More

Healthy Weight Myths You Should Know

Healthy Weight Myths You Should Know

Skinny isn’t sexy–this is a new catchphrase we’ve been hearing lately. Here’s another thing to remember: skinny isn’t healthy either! Body weight is not a good indicator of health. Although being overweight or obese does raise a red flag health-wise, being on the opposite extreme end of the spectrum doesn’t tip the table in yourRead More

FDA Will Soon Be Phasing Out Trans Fats in Processed Foods

FDA Will Soon Be Phasing Out Trans Fats in Processed Foods

Of all fats, trans fats are the worst. Medical experts hate trans fats for the double whammy they bring to our health. First, they increase the level of bad cholesterol in the bloodstream. As if that’s not bad enough, they also work to lower the levels of good cholesterol! Also called trans fatty acids or partially hydrogenated oils, transRead More

5 Immune System Boosters for the Body

5 Immune System Boosters for the Body

The body’s primary shield against infections and illnesses is the immune system, which is composed of specialized cells, tissues, organs and proteins that block the entry of germs and other tiny but harmful invaders. The cells that work to protect the body are called white blood cells. They are responsible for destroying disease-causing microorganisms. WhiteRead More

The [30 minutes a day] Squat Challenge

The [30 minutes a day] Squat Challenge

There should be a law against being a couch potato! If there were, it would probably be a much better world–there’ll be fewer illnesses and fewer deaths from heart diseases, obesity, diabetes and stroke. For anyone who wants to live long, sedentary lifestyle is a big no-no. Even if you say that you’re sometimes upRead More

12 Home Remedies for Earaches

12 Home Remedies for Earaches

People often assume that their earache is caused by infection but the truth is, it can be caused by other factors too.  Apart from infection, other common possible causes include changes in pressure, buildup of ear wax, obstruction of a foreign object inside the ear, sore throat, excessive usage of cotton swab for cleaning theRead More

How to Make Your Own Essential Oil Capsules

How to Make Your Own Essential Oil Capsules

Essential oils can now be taken orally, thanks to essential oil capsules. You can now enjoy the internal benefits of these wonderful gifts from nature the easy and convenient way. Although essential oil capsules are also available in the market (you can find them being sold online in many e-commerce sites), it’s a better ideaRead More

How to Make an Electrolyte Drink

How to Make an Electrolyte Drink

What are electrolytes? These are electronically-charged ions that are naturally found in the body like potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphate, chloride and sodium. They can be found in the blood, urine and bodily fluids. These ions are responsible for the transmission of impulses from one cell to another. The impulses contain messages from the brain toRead More

Benefits of Juniper Berries Properties

Benefits of Juniper Berries

Despite its name, a juniper berry is not really a berry. It is a female seed cone that resembles a berry. It is commonly used as a spice in European cuisine, adding a distinct piney flavor with a hint of lemon and rosemary to dishes. Here’s a quick rundown of the benefits of juniper berries:Read More

What's all the fuss about AHA’s? (Alpha-Hydroxy-Acids)

What’s all the Fuss about AHA’s? (Alpha-Hydroxy-Acids)

Do you use chemical peels? If yes, then you’ve probably already heard about AHA. AHA stands for alpha hydroxy acids. Most of the cosmetic products that contain AHA have less than 10 percent concentration. Those with 20 to 30 percent concentration are usually chemical peels that achieve results similar to microdermabrasion, which gets rid ofRead More

How To Get Rid of [Muscle] Knots

How To Get Rid of [Muscle] Knots

If you’re like most people, you’ve probably experienced what it’s like to have a muscle knot–when muscles tense up and become painful to touch. It’s because it remains flexed and fails to relax. What causes this phenomenon? Some experts link it to an abnormal accumulation of protein after lactic acid release. It can also beRead More

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A Simple Way to Make You Think About What You Eat

“What you eat literally becomes you.” After reading the infographic above especially that particular sentence, it’s impossible not to feel a little queasy when you imagine all those things that you’ve been stuffing in your mouth lately. This should be more than enough to motivate you to eat healthier! Contrary to popular notion, healthy eatingRead More

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10 Ways to be Happy

How important is it to be happy? While other people strive for wealth, fame or success, others simply just want to be happy. True happiness doesn’t only give you a sense of contentment and satisfaction, making you feel that you’ve lived a full life. Being happy also contributes to good health and long life. ARead More

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Sugar Addiction: The Perpetual Cycle

Can’t live without sweets? Are you addicted to everything sugary like soda, pastries or cake? You’re not alone. Many people suffer from sugar addiction. Yes, there’s such a thing. Just like there’s smoking, alcohol or drug addiction, there are also people who are addicted to sugar. There are various causes of sugar addiction, including insulinRead More

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What Stress Does to Your Body

What happens when you’re stressed? Hormones such as cortisol are produced by the brain, prompting a “fight or flight response” which speeds up the heart rate and constricts the blood vessels. It makes you feel anxious and overwhelmed. When you finally slow down, you immediately feel tired and exhausted. Unless there’s an imminent danger likeRead More

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The Risks From Smoking

The infographic above should be more than enough to convince you to kick the nicotine habit for good. But of course, deciding to quit and doing it effectively are two different things. Craving for the taste of tobacco or having that urge to put something in your mouth can make it a challenge for youRead More

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10 Amazing Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds

Looking for a snack that’s good for your health? Try munching on some pumpkin seeds. For a long time, pumpkin seeds have been touted for its numerous benefits. According to the World Health Organization, these seeds are an excellent source of zinc. It’s best to purchase the unshelled variety so you get the most outRead More

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Health Benefits of Oil Pulling

Oil pulling is a simple, natural and cost-effective way to get rid of disease-causing bacteria inside the mouth. This procedure, which involves gargling of special oils, is discussed in the Chakara Samhita, an Ayurvedic text. According to this text, oil pulling which is referred to as “Kavala Gandusha” or “Kavala Graha” can treat up toRead More

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Do You Eat Wax Coated Noodles

UPDATE: We are reading conflicting views on this story and apparently someone ate the packaging which sparked rumors. We are not entirely sure what the truth is, but we will be sure to update you when we do. How often do you eat instant noodles? Once or twice a week? Or so many times you’veRead More

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Make Your Own Mice Repellent

It’s not safe to have mice living in your home. Didn’t you know that in the last 100 years, over 10 million have died from diseases caused by rodents? Why are they dangerous? For one, they harbor and carry deadly diseases that should be nowhere near your family. Their urine and feces also contaminate foodRead More

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Juice to Lower Your Blood Sugar

If you want to get your blood sugar level down, try the recipe above. Those who have tried it would tell you that it really works. Other than this, there are many natural ways to maintain proper blood sugar level. Here are some of them: Lead an active life. Diabetics especially those suffering from typeRead More

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Foods That Help Lower Blood Pressure

We all know that certain types of food can cause high blood pressure. Among these are foods high in fat and sodium content. But did you know that other foods can actually lower blood pressure? Check the infographic above, and you’ll notice that most are fruits and vegetables. That’s because fruits and veggies are richRead More

25 Foods to ALWAYS Purchase Organic

25 Foods to ALWAYS Purchase Organic

Do not panic, it’s organic! But what if it’s not? What happens to food? Food that are not organic have been exposed to synthetic pesticides, chemical fertilizers and bioengineered genes. GMOs, which we hear about all the time, are animals and plants with altered DNA. Organic foods are obviously more beneficial to health. They’re moreRead More

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10 Ways to Reduce Belly Fat

Belly fat isn’t something that you can just ignore and accept as part of your life. Also called visceral fat, belly fat puts at risk of many serious health problems including heart disease, hypertension, stroke and diabetes. This isn’t something that only overweight people suffer from. Even those who are skinny may have unhealthy bellyRead More

Lower Fever With These Herbs

Lower Fever With These Herbs

It’s a common misconception that fever is bad. Some people also make the mistake of thinking that fever is an illness. Fever is actually a symptom, not an illness. It’s an indicator that the body is fighting of an infection or disease. And it’s not entirely bad since it helps the body destroy viruses andRead More

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Health Benefits of Drinking Lemon Water

If you’re not a fan of drinking water, here’s a technique that can help resolve that. After all, water is essential to good health! Try squeezing lemon into your water, and voila, you have lemon water, which definitely tastes better. But not only does it taste better, it also comes with a lot of nutritionalRead More

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How Much Sleep Do You Need for Good Health

About 40 million American adults suffer from various sleep disorders that keep them awake for several nights a week. Sleep deprivation, a serious problem that can’t be taken lightly, not only causes daytime drowsiness but could also adversely affect one’s health and safety. Driver fatigue for instance causes over 50,000 motor vehicle accidents per year,Read More

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Home Remedy for High Blood Pressure

Did you know that about 70 million Americans suffer from elevated blood pressure level? What is thought to be a disease for the elderly actually affects teens and children as well, about 2 million of them. Also called hypertension, high blood pressure refers to the condition in which arteries are on an elevated blood pressure.Read More

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Some Simple Health Tips – Very Effective

An apple a day is just one of the many things that can keep the doctor away. You may also ward off diseases with the help of tulsi leaf, milk, lemon, and three liters of water! But that’s not all. There’s more to healthy eating than you know about. Healthy eating starts with eating moreRead More

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Bacteria Eating Food – The Truth

A lot of the food that’s available commercially is loaded with preservatives and additives. Since people are always on a rush (hardly anyone has the time to cook meals at home!), they resort to fast foods and instant meals. And this is not a good news, where health is concerned. Preservatives refer to the chemicalsRead More

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Medical Association & Drinking Water

Everyone knows that drinking water is essential to good health. But what most of us aren’t aware of is how drinking water with an empty stomach early in the morning is even more beneficial. This water therapy technique, which came from ancient Ayurvedic medicine, has been found to have wonderful therapeutic effects for the body.Read More

Homeopathic Remedies for Earache

Homeopathic Remedies for Earache

Earache often caused by bacterial infection or common cold can bring severe pain and discomfort. Apart from the pain, other symptoms include fever, irritability and sometimes, nausea. To ease the symptoms, people commonly rely on over-the-counter pain medications like ibuprofen and acetaminophen. But who needs more chemicals ingested in your body, right? To get reliefRead More

dairy alternatives

Dairy Milk Alternatives

If you look at the food pyramid, you’ll see that milk is one of the essential items that you need to drink two to three cups per day. This is according to the official pyramid of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). However, there has been debate over this matter. A team of researchers fromRead More

curry leaves

Health Benefits of Curry Leaves

Curry leaves are used in Indian cuisine all the time. But they’re also popular in other parts of the world. In Germany, they’re called “curryblatter.” In Spain, “hoja”. In France, “feuilles de cari”. Apart from adding flavor and zest to your favorite Indian dishes, curry leaves are also used for their medicinal properties. As aRead More

cucumber benefits

Health Benefits of Cucumbers

Did you know that cucumber is the world’s fourth most cultivated vegetable? It’s also one of the healthiest superfoods that we should definitely eat more of! So what’s so good about this long and dark green veggie? One, it keeps the body hydrated. If you’re not following the eight-glasses-of-water-a-day rule, don’t wait until you getRead More

blood pressure

Foods to Eat to Control High Blood Pressure

Your diet–what you eat or don’t eat–certainly affects your blood pressure level. Those who are suffering from hypertension are constantly advised to munch on raw garlic or take garlic supplements. It’s for a good reason. Why Garlic? Garlic contains an active substance called allicin that has been found to reduce blood pressure levels. However, garlic shouldRead More

blood herbs

Use These Blood Cleansing Herbs

The colon, kidneys, skin and lungs–these are the organs in charge of eliminating wastes and toxins from the body. Without these organs, the body will suffer from many ailments. Of course, it’s also imperative to cleanse these organs. If not, toxins and waste products will accumulate, and illnesses will develop. Whatever you put inside yourRead More

The Toxins in Your Toothpaste

The Toxins in Your Toothpaste

Many of us aren’t aware that a lot of products that we use everyday contain toxic substances that are harmful to health. Some of these are laundry detergents, drain cleaners, floor polish, paints, and dishwashing liquid. These household products may be useful in keeping your home spic and span but they contain substances that canRead More

Uses of Avocados

Many Uses of Avocadoes

Also called “alligator pear” because of its shape, avocado actually comes from an Aztec word “ahuacatl”. The fruit itself originated in Puebla, Mexico but later on,  around 900 AD, it has spread to some parts of South and Central America. Sometime in the 19th century, it made its way to California, where 95 percent of currentRead More

The Great Benefits of Barley Grass

What Are The Benefits of Barley Grass

Barley is a type of whole grain. And barley grass is the leaf part of the plant, which is also called barley green or barley leaf. As the part the contains chlorophyll, you can expect that it’s brimming with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. It’s no wonder it has countless benefits for the health that you’dRead More

Home Remedies for Cracked Hells

Home Remedies for Cracked Heals

Bothered by cracked heels? Medically known as heel fissures, cracked heels are typically caused by foot care neglect. Although not a serious illness, it can be a sign of omega 3 fatty acid or zinc deficiency. It can also indicate an underlying medical condition like diabetes or any ailment that deteriorates the immune system. AndRead More

Essential Oils for Endometriosis

Essential Oils for Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a medical condition involving women’s uterus. It occurs when there’s a growth of tissue (the same kind lining the uterus) in the ovaries, bowels, bladder or behind the uterus. It can also grow in other parts of the body but that rarely happens. The cause of this condition, which brings pain, heavy menstruationRead More

16 Ways to Naturally Lower Cholesterol

16 Ways to Naturally Lower Cholesterol

Cholesterol is an issue many of us face. When our cholesterol is too high, we are at extreme risk of high blood pressure and eventually, the probability of a heart attack increases. I am sure you will agree, this is what we do not want. Over at bembu.com, there are 16 ways to lower yourRead More

Heat or Ice For Injury

Doctors and medical experts get this question all the time: ice or heat for injury? To avoid confusion, let’s sort out the two main types of injuries and pain. Acute & Chronic Pain Injury and pain comes in two types: acute and chronic. The main difference is duration. Acute is rapid and short-lived while chronicRead More

Healing Herbs & Spices

Healing Herbs & Spices

Adding color to your plate is one way to ensure a healthy diet. But we’re not just talking about fruits and vegetables here, but also herbs and spices. Not only do these things unravel unique flavors that make your dishes a lot more enticing, they also power up the nutritional content of your food. HerbsRead More

Four Great Superfoods

4 Superfoods for Nutrition & Nourishment

A nutritional diet combined with daily physical exercise (along with avoidance of unhealthy habits like smoking and drinking) is the primary formula to a healthy lifestyle. The food choices that you make every day affect your body not only today but in the years to come. With proper diet, you can help yourself stay awayRead More

Foods that Boost Metabolism

15 Foods that Boost Metabolism

What is metabolism? It is a term used to describe the process by which the body converts foods into energy. It involves complex chemical reactions that are necessary for maintaining cells and the organism. To put it simply, the calories from what you eat or drink combine with oxygen in order for energy to beRead More

Foods & Herbs For Arthristis & Other Inflammatory Pain

Foods & Herbs for Arthritis & Inflammatory Pain

Do you have pain or stiffness in a certain area of your body? It’s possible that you have arthritis. The word arthritis is derived from the Greek term “arthron,” which means “joint” and the Latin word “itis,” which means “inflammation.” This is because most kinds of arthritis bring not only pain but also inflammation inRead More

Natural Remedies for Food Poisoning

Natural Remedies for Food Poisoning

Food poisoning affects millions of people worldwide. While most can be treated easily, others are more serious and even life-threatening. This distressing problem is caused by foodborne bacterial infection. Yes, bacteria–the same thing that causes many other diseases. In fact, there are over 250 types of bacteria that can cause food poisoning. The most commonRead More

Dissolve Kidney Stones

Dissolve Kidney Stones Recipe

Stones inside the kidney? Yes, there’s such a thing and in the medical world, it’s known as renal lithiasis. More commonly known as kidney stones, these are tiny but hard deposits inside the kidney that are made of acid and mineral salts. These can affect the urinary tract including the bladder and kidneys. Passing theseRead More

Did You Know Bananas

Bananas & Tumor Necrosis Factor

Banana is known as one of the world’s top superfoods. Now, here’s another reason to go bananas over bananas–they can help fight cancer too! When you buy bananas to eat at home, and you let them sit on the kitchen counter for days, you usually check on them from time to time. When you seeRead More

Clear Skin Remedies

Easy Clear Skin Remedies

What does it take to have clear, blemish-free skin–the kind that you’ll be proud to wear everyday? Regular skincare routine? Good quality sleep? Kicking the nicotine habit? Yes to all these! But don’t forget about diet. The right kinds of food can help lighten pigmentation, reduce fine lines, remove dead skin cells, and even treatRead More

Cancer Fighting Foods

Complete List of Cancer Fighting Foods

While it’s true that not all diseases can be avoided, there are many that you have control over, like cancer. According to research, many cases of cancer deaths are caused by lifestyle choices–smoking, drinking, sedentary lifestyle, and yes, improper diet. What you eat can greatly impact your health, including your cancer risk. If you’re notRead More

Breast Cancer Prevention Veggies

Breast Cancer Prevention Veggies

Did you know that breast cancer is the most common invasive cancer for females? Over 230,000 female breast cancers are reported in the United States every year. About 39,000 die from this disease. This disease, which used to affect only the elderly, is now affecting more women under 40. A study that was published inRead More

Best Anti Aging Foods

Some of the Best Anti-Aging Foods

Everyone knows good nutrition is essential for healthy living. Now aside from that, smart choices in diet can also help keep the hands of the clock from ticking. Healthy foods not only make you look younger but also make you feel younger and more active. Unhealthy foods especially those that are rich in sugar andRead More

Is Juicing Good for you?

Is Juicing Good for you?

Juice is good for your health. There’s no doubt about that. We all know that popular beverage, which comes from either vegetable or fruit, is loaded with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that do a lot of wonders for one’s health. The top 6 benefits of juicing include energy boost, detoxification, better digestion, stronger immune system,Read More

Homeopathic Remedies for Anger

Homeopathic Remedies for Anger

Hot heads need to take it easy. According to an analysis of over 40 studies published in 2012 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, there is a very strong link between heart disease and emotions. Specifically, anger is known to increase the risk of heart problems even in healthy people. Contrary toRead More

Essential Oil Bacteria Fighters

Essential Oil Bacteria Fighters

Bacteria, more commonly known as “germs,” are infamous for the illnesses that they cause. These single-celled microorganisms have existed in this planet long before the dinosaurs. Yes, they’re that old. Although not all bacteria are bad, some are bad enough to cause serious ailments like food poisoning, bronchitis, ear infection, tuberculosus, MRSA and so on.Read More

Superfoods for Weight Loss and Immune Support

Superfoods for Weight Loss and Immune Support

Eat less to gain less–this is what we’ve always known about weight loss diet. But that has changed ever since experts discovered superfoods for weight loss. The superfoods that you’d find in the article below will actually help you shed those unwanted pounds by boosting your metabolism, helping suppress sugar cravings, and providing you with energy needed for physical workouts. This means thatRead More

Is Melatonin Sabotaging Your Health?

Is Melatonin Sabotaging Your Health?

Do you know what melatonin is? It is a hormone produced by a small brain gland called the pineal gland. It’s responsible for regulating sleep and wake cycles. It serves as an internal clock, rising from mid to late evening to promote sleep, and dropping during the day to keep you awake. Those who haveRead More

7 Surprising Benefits of… Facial Yoga?!?

7 Surprising Benefits of Facial Yoga

As it turns out, yoga is not only a workout for the body but also for the face. At first, it may seem weird to do all these facial exercises. It’d make you feel like you’re doing wacky poses in front of the camera. But if you learn the amazing benefits these exercises can doRead More

Uses for Epsom Salt

Uses for Epsom Salt

Despite the name, Epsom salt is not really salt but a natural mineral compound composed of sulfate and magnesium. It is named after Epsom, a place in Surrey, England. For many years, it has been used as a natural remedy for many illnesses. It also has various uses for the home. One popular use forRead More

10 Low Calorie Snacks You Should Know About

10 Low Calorie Snacks You Should Know About

I found this great article at Cool-Health.com and thought I would share it with you. Basically, this is a list of low calorie snacks for people that tend to eat a little too much junk food or sugary food. Please do not immediately rule this as boring. Check them out as they are amazing littleRead More

Top 5 Health Benefits of Chestnuts

Top 5 Health Benefits of Chestnuts

Chestnuts are a food that people do not eat enough of. They are just so under estimated in terms of versatility and flavor; for which I do not know. On top of this, they are extremely healthy. One advantage is that they do not contain gluten. This may not matter for some of you, butRead More

10 Ways To Achieve Healthy Natural Weight Loss

10 Ways To Achieve Healthy Natural Weight Loss

The shortcut route to weight loss may seem like a great idea. Who doesn’t want to achieve results in less than a week? But crash diets aren’t safe. Plus, you’ll only gain back the weight you’ve lost after some time. It poses several dangers to one’s health too. One is dehydration.  Most fad diets resultRead More

9 Homeopathic Remedies for Allergies

9 Homeopathic Remedies for Allergies

Allergy, which is the immune system’s exaggerated response to a foreign substance, is a lot more common than you think. Did you know that up to 30 percent of Americans suffer from allergic conditions? Roughly 20 percent are affected by allergic rhinitis while 8 to 10 percent suffer from asthma. What triggers an allergic reaction isRead More

Benefits and Uses For Chamomile

Benefits and Uses For Chamomile

Chamomile is a flowering plant that resembles daisies. For many years, it has been used for its calming properties. It is known to be effective in soothing upset stomach, helping people fall asleep, and alleviating heartburn and nausea. This medicinal plant is available in capsule form. But it’s more commonly used as an ingredient inRead More

19 Lemon Balm Uses for Health

19 Lemon Balm Uses for Health

A member of the mint family, lemon balm is a popular perennial herb that’s native to southern Europe. As with other herbs, it also has a myriad of benefits and uses, most of which are practical for everyday living. It’s touted for its medicinal properties. It has a mild sedative effect, and can therefore helpRead More

15 Great Uses for Peppermint Essential Oi

15 Great Uses for Peppermint Essential Oil

A hybrid mint (a cross between spearmint and watermint), peppermint is popular for its strong minty aroma, which comes from its active element called menthol. Menthol is extracted from the herb and is used for various pharmaceutical and commercial products like toothpaste and candy. As a fresh herb or essential oil, peppermint is sought afterRead More

Essential Oils for Muscle Aches and Pains

Essential Oils for Muscle Aches and Pains

Although not life-threatening (unless caused by a serious underlying medical condition), muscle pain especially the chronic type can take a toll on the quality of your life. It is usually caused by stress, tension, injury and overuse of muscles. For many, the pain is localized, meaning it only affects a certain area of the body.Read More

What Grapefruit Oil Can Do For Your Skin

What Grapefruit Oil can Do for Your Skin, Hair and Health

An essential oil derived from the grapefruit skin through a process of distillation, grapefruit oil is not only aromatic but also has countless benefits for the skin, hair and health. It’s no wonder it has been called “the queen of all essential oils” in some parts of Asia where the fruit originated. This essential oilRead More

10 Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally

10 Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally

Blood pressure refers to how strong blood is pushing against the walls of the blood vessels. High blood pressure or hypertension is a serious health problem that can’t be taken lightly, as it can lead to heart failure. When your blood pressure level shoots up, it can be caused by various factors such as smoking,Read More

Health Wonders of Walnut Oil

Get to Know the Health Wonders of Walnut Oil

It was in 1937 when researchers first discovered the health benefits of walnuts. Since then, many other studies have been done to further investigate the effects of walnut and walnut oil consumption on people’s health. The results say the same thing: walnut is good for you, being an excellent source of fiber, protein, omega 3,Read More

Amazing Skin & Health Black Radish

14 Amazing Skin and Health Benefits of Black Radish

Since ancient times, black radish has been used in many countries in Asia to treat different illnesses. In Europe, it became a popular remedy in the later part of the 20th century. The antimicrobial and antibacterial properties of black radish along with its powerhouse of nutrients and antioxidants (vitamin B complex, vitamin C, potassium, phosphorus,Read More

Uses For Apple Cider Vinegar

The Many Uses of Apple Cider Vinegar

As you can see, there are many benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar, however, in the article below, there are in fact 50 benefits that you could be utilizing today with a single bottle. A lot of these benefits are health benefits so you cannot put a price on its usefulness. By simply incorporating this intoRead More

Raw Potato Juice Benefits

25 Raw Potato Juice Benefits for Skin, Hair and Health

French fries, baked potatoes, potato chips, potato salad—there are hundreds of ways to cook and eat your potatoes. But have you tried consuming this vegetable in raw juice form? For a long time, potato juice has been used as a remedy for a wide array of ailments from skin disorders to constipation to inflammation, andRead More

Carrot Juice Gout

Carrot Juice for Gout

The recipe above is for Gout. You just need to look at it and know of its simplicity, so do not make excuses when it comes to trying this juicing recipe. On top of that, it tastes delicious and is super healthy. Gout is simply deposits of sodium urate crystals in joints that build upRead More

Using Banana to Whiten Teeth

Using Banana to Whiten Teeth

So whitening teeth is not a new craze. People have been obsessing about it for years with the only real options being expensive therapies that the majority of us cannot afford. However, I came across this one simple technique that people say work. I must state that others think it is a hoax and youRead More

How to use watermelon as a medicine

How to Use Watermelon as a Medicine

Watermelon is a delicious fruit that can be used in so may ways. Is is so fresh, just thinking about it makes you feel better and more hydrated. Check the diagram above for some of the benefits absorbed should you consume watermelon. It was once thought that Tomatoes had the highest content of lycopene; however,Read More

Is 3000 Year Old Honey Edible?

Is 3000 Year Old Honey Edible?

Honey is delicious on desserts, toast, sweets and by itself. It would be a shame if it ever went off its shelf life. Oh wait, it doesn’t. Did you know they have found 2000 year old honey in King Tut’s tomb which is still edible? So why does honey last so long? Well, there isRead More

Foods That Prevent Ulcers

Foods That Prevent Ulcers

Have you ever had an ulcer? I have not had one myself, but they are meant to be seriously painful and something I would like to avoid. There are 2 things you can do. First off is to incorporate foods that help prevent ulcers in the first place, and then avoid foods that will worsenRead More

Benefits of Ginger Tea

Health Benefits of Ginger Tea

Ginger is an ingredient some people like, but many people don’t. I would encourage you to try it, even in small doses which can be upped as time passes. The benefits associated with this ingredient are truly amazing. We have listed some of the above, but that is just scratching the surface. In the articleRead More

The Many Benefits of Banana

The Banana Benefits You Ought to Know

Above is a list of 10 benefits of the banana, but in the following article, there are an additional 15 benefits. This is another fruit that people do not fully appreciate unless it is in a Banana Split, but the energy (just 1 benefit) is amazing. I personally try to eat at least 2 perRead More

Advantages of Drinking Water

Advantages of Drinking Water

From a young age I have been told to drink water. No matter the circumstance, my thirst is always clenched by water and not fizzy drinks. Drinking water is not healthy simply because fizzy drinks are not. Water is in a league of its own when it comes to health benefits and many people severelyRead More

Can Beets Fight Cancer

Beets Are Excellent Cancer Fighters

Many people are becoming more aware of Cancer and the detrimental effects it can have on families. We know it has been there for a while, but the outreach in these most recent years has been extraordinary. On top of that, we are appreciating the smaller things we can do at home to help combatRead More

On The Home Front’s The Master Tonic

On The Home Front’s The Master Tonic

If you think there’s hardly anything you can do to protect yourself during the flu season, you’re wrong. One effective way to do so is by using the Master Tonic. This concoction has been used since the ancient times for its antibacterial, anti-viral, anti-fungal and anti-parasitical properties. Now, you can enjoy the protective benefits ofRead More

Immune-Boosting Fire Cider for Cold & Flu Season

Immune-Boosting Fire Cider for Cold & Flu Season

Cold and flu surely get you down. If it’s cold and flu season, you better suit up. Prepare for it by boosting your immune system with this homemade fire cider. Fire cider is a tonic that has been used for so many years as remedy for common ailments. It has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and anti-viral properties.Read More

How and Why to Make Whipped Coconut Oil

How and Why to Make Whipped Coconut Oil

Does your skin look and feel dry? Nothing a lotion cannot solve, right? But have you tried looking at the ingredients on your lotion bottle? You’ll find unfamiliar terms that are not only hard to pronounce but also to spell. If you try to Google these, you’ll find that these chemicals are not that greatRead More

Simple DIY Calendula Salve

Simple DIY Calendula Salve

For centuries, calendula has been used for its medicinal properties, particularly in North America and Europe. Its main purpose is to reduce inflammation, which is why people of the olden times used this for alleviating swelling around fractured bones. Calendula is also an antiseptic that can effectively promote healing in eczema, boils, and lesions. ThereRead More

10 Natural Supplements For Amazing Health

10 Natural Supplements For Amazing Health

There’s a wide array of supplements out there all promising to give you the best kind of health. But which one should you really use? Below is an article that tells you the 10 natural supplements that would truly be useful for your health. But of course, you need to consult your doctor first beforeRead More

Benefits, Uses and Application of Lavender Extract

Benefits, Uses and Application of Lavender Extract

Lavender, an herb known for its beauty and fragrance, is also notable for its medicinal properties. The oil that comes from its flowers has been found to have soothing effects on the muscles and skin. This herb also works as an antifungal, antibacterial and antiseptic, which means it can help resolve a number of medicalRead More

10 Amazing Benefits Of Matcha Green Tea

10 Amazing Benefits Of Matcha Green Tea

So what’s the big fuss about this matcha green tea? What makes it different from the usual green tea that you’ve grown to love? Well, for one, a cup of matcha green tea gives you the nutritional benefits of ten cups of green tea. Yes, it’s that powerful! This premium green tea, which originated fromRead More

Why And How To Eat More Kale (Plus Recipes!)

Why And How To Eat More Kale (Plus Recipes!)

Kale won’t be called the “queen of greens” for nothing. Packed with great nutritional benefits, it’s certainly a good idea to include this in your diet. For one, it’s low in calories but high in fiber. It also has no fat. It’s a good source of iron that promotes proper function of the liver andRead More

Oil of Oregano: Nature’s Antibiotic

Oil of Oregano: Nature’s Antibiotic

You wouldn’t run out of good things to say about oregano. Also known as marjoram (not the sweet marjoram), this aromatic and flavorful herb has always been a staple in Mediterranean and Spanish cooking. Apart from adding unique flavor to dishes, oregano has also been used for its medicinal purposes. The oil extract is saidRead More

Herb Infused Bath Oils – Handmade Holidays

Herb Infused Bath Oils – Handmade Holidays

Herb infused oils are great for nourishing the skin. Not to mention, you get the benefit of using the herb itself and not just the oil extract.  If you read the article below, and then click another link to go to the post at Modern Alternative Health, you’ll learn how to make three types ofRead More

An Herbal Slimming Tea Recipe that Works

An Herbal Slimming Tea Recipe that Works

We’ve heard it over and over—if you’re on a weight loss diet, it’s smart to consider herbal slimming teas. But do these really work? Many herbs have been found helpful in weight loss through detoxification, metabolic increase, and appetite suppression. Below, you’ll find a slimming tea recipe that incorporates the top herbs for weight loss.Read More

Black Cumin Seed Oil: The Most Powerful Oil In The World?

Black Cumin Seed Oil: The Most Powerful Oil In The World?

Do you know just how powerful black cumin seed oil is? Enough to make people call it the world’s most powerful! According to studies, this can help in the fight against cancer, even the most difficult to treat which is cancer of the pancreas. The oil from black cumin seed is also said to boostRead More

DIY Body Butter

Make DIY Body Butter

A body butter has more uses than most people know. Apart from keeping your skin soft and supple, it also moisturizes dry hands, softens dry and flaky patches on the elbows, toes, and knees, removes eye make-up, and softens the cuticles. It can also be used for foot care, for massage, as an after-shaving balmRead More

Remove Unsightly Moles with Coriander

Remove Unsightly Moles with Coriander

Do you wish to have your mole removed? You have numerous options: cosmetic waxing, plucking, electrolysis, threading, laser cautery, and surgery. Now, if you prefer not to undergo any cosmetic procedure but instead, go about it the natural way, you can remove unsightly moles with coriander. Coriander mole removal is a safe, effective, and inexpensiveRead More

Why You Need to Eat Spinach

Why You Should Eat More Spinach

We have always been brought up to eat our greens. Our parents never left us alone because they wanted us to eat fruit and vegetables. Well the article referenced does a good job at explaining just that. It is 8 Surprising Health Facts about Spinach. 1 Fact is that taking spinach in the form ofRead More

14 Yoga Exercises For Slimming Your Face

14 Yoga Exercises For Slimming Your Face

Have you heard of yoga facial exercises? While some people would think it’s ridiculous to exercise your face, it’s actually necessary if you want to keep it taut and firm. These exercises not only help in getting rid of lines and wrinkles but also in slimming the face. Who doesn’t want that, right? It’s goodRead More

15 All-Natural, Antiviral Essential Oils

15 All-Natural, Antiviral Essential Oils

If given a choice, most people would probably prefer natural over synthetic. Sure, the latter is widely advertised and glorified, particularly when it comes to healthcare, but more and more are recognizing that natural is still the best way to go. Instead of relying on drugs and other synthetic forms of treatment, you may wantRead More

Top Cancer Causing Foods

Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods

We all know cancer is a global issue that affects millions everyday. Above is the “Top 5”, the article is the “Top 10”. There is constant research going on to find a cure, but it will be years before there is a cure. It has been established however that our diets are a key factorRead More

Flush Fat With These 5 Delicious Drinks!

Flush Fat With These 5 Delicious Drinks!

Although fat has some good use for our bodies, an excess can prove to be detrimental. For one, it shoots up the risk of certain serious illnesses like hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke, among many others. It also makes physical workout a lot more challenging, prompting a vicious cycle that promotes sedentary lifestyle andRead More

Top 10 Health Benefits of Jackfruit

The Benefits fo a Jack Fruit

Jackfruit is very rare for many people, unless your living within the Asian Countries like India and Bangladesh. The size of this fruit is unbelievable and amongst the biggest on the planet. So you can probably guess that this is a very important fruit in these countries due to its size and the many healthRead More

Fight Radiation with Food, Herbs and Vitamins

Fight Radiation with Food, Herbs and Vitamins

Exposure to high levels of radiation is harmful to the human body. A dose of 100 to 400 rad can result in radiation sickness, otherwise known as acute radiation syndrome (ARS). Dangerous levels of radiation of 500 to 800 rad, meanwhile, can lead to radiation poisoning, which is fatal. While modern medicine does not offerRead More

What is the Single Best Way to Lose Body Fat?

What is the Single Best Way to Lose Body Fat?

Ok, the picture is for a dramatic effect. You do not need to turn into a Bruce Lee by any means. However, if you really are serious about losing weight and want to shift the pounds that no diet can, then interval training is the way to go. What is Interval training? It is basicallyRead More

23 Ways to Feel Better Instantly

23 Ways to Feel Better Instantly

Depending on the person you are, you may come through times of stress, loneliness or even pure anger. This can be due to many causes such as relationships, school, careers, money or even family. Apart from trying to develop the right attitude, there are things you can do right now that are so simple, butRead More

Can a Ripe Banana With Dark Patches Fight Cancer?

Can a Ripe Banana With Dark Patches Fight Cancer?

According to Japanese Research, if you consume bananas that are fully ripe, there is a chance it can combat cancer. Usually we like bananas when they are bright vibrant yellow, but maybe we should let them ripen that bit more to ensure we get its full potential. How does the banana fight cancer cells? TheRead More

Liver Cancer Prevention Vegetables

Liver Cancer Prevention Vegetables

I would like to start this article saying that cancer is a serious topic and I am not intending to diagnose, cure or tell you that everything will be better by eating certain foods. This just simply isn’t true. Life throws curve-balls like this and I am pretty sure we all know at least 1Read More

25 Best Benefits Of Oregano Oil For Skin, Hair And Health

25 Best Benefits Of Oregano Oil For Skin, Hair And Health

The list is long for oregano oil’s benefits for the skin, hair and health. This oil, which is extracted from the leaves of wild oregano contains two powerful compounds called thymol and carvacol. According to studies, these are effective in killing microorganisms that cause different kinds of illnesses. Oregano oil is also widely used forRead More

Should You Try the Flat Belly Diet

Should You Try the Flat Belly Diet?

Have you heard of the flat belly diet? First off, my own little tip. Diet Soda is not really good for diets. It is still unhealthy. Just skip them altogether. Anyway, back to the diet. This Diet claims to lose ripples, fat, and unhealthiness. However, you are still able to eat your chocolate and liveRead More

Side Effects of Soda

Be Serious About Side Effects Of Soda

Drinking soda is not healthy. It just isn’t. I don’t care if it is Coke, Fanta, or a so called Diet variety. There just is no healthy option for a soda. Try and opt for water instead of fizzy drinks. Just make it flavored water. Here is one little fact; there is a 48% higherRead More

12 All-Natural, Antifungal Essential Oils

12 All-Natural, Antifungal Essential Oils

Fungal infections are more common than you think. A prevalent type is athlete’s foot or tinea pedis. A fungal infection that affects the foot, it brings redness, blisters, itching, peeling and burning on this particular part of the body. It’s commonly acquired in moist environments like locker rooms and swimming pools, which is probably whyRead More

How to Make Rosewater and Other Hydrosols

How to Make Rosewater and Other Hydrosols

What are hydrosols? Otherwise known as floral waters, these are the leftovers from the process of oil extraction through steam distillation. It’s an aromatic water that can be used around the house and for personal use. As a skin regimen, rosewater and other types of hydrosols like lavender and orange blossom can do wonders inRead More

Top Herbs that Work as Antibiotic Alternatives

Top Herbs that Work as Antibiotic Alternatives

Alexander Fleming, the Scottish doctor who discovered penicillin in 1928 said it himself—that if antibiotics are not used the proper way, they will eventually lose their efficacy. And that’s what we’re experiencing right now. Antibiotic resistance can be accounted to a number of things, top of which is overuse. Staphylococcus aureus, for example, a typeRead More

An Introductory Guide to 1000's of Uses for Essential Oils

An Introductory Guide to 1000’s of Uses for Essential Oils

Essential oils are oil extracts from plants and herbs. Some of the most popular include lavender, peppermint, bergamot, basil, chamomile, eucalyptus, frankincense, lemon grass, lime, cilantro, wintergreen, ginger, and many more. These herbs are known for their antiviral, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, detoxification, and calming properties. This means that they have countless uses in our everyday lives–fromRead More

All-Natural, All-Purpose Healing Salve Blends

All-Natural, All-Purpose Healing Salve Blends

If more people would become naturalists, the world will surely be a better place. There’ll be fewer diseases, less pollution, and more money to spend on more important things. One of the items that you’d want to start using today is this all-natural, all-purpose healing salve blend, which has a myriad of uses from woundRead More

Top 10 Reasons to Eat Organic Food

Top 10 Reasons to Eat Organic Food

Did you know that over 60 percent of the American adult population is overweight? That’s according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) last year. As we can guess, the figure is probably higher today, and it continues to rise because people go on with their unhealthy diet andRead More

What Moroccan Argan Oil Can Do for Your Beauty and Health

What Moroccan Argan Oil Can Do for Your Beauty and Health

Moroccan Argan oil, also known as the “liquid gold,” is often regarded as a miracle product not only for its powerful moisturizing effects on hair and skin but also for its myriad of health benefits. A natural oil derived from Argan fruit kennels, Argan oil isn’t like your typical synthetic oil that only mask drynessRead More

5 Simple Homemade Hand Scrubs

5 Simple Homemade Hand Scrubs

Doing all those chores seemed to have dried up the skin on your palm. It’s no longer has that smooth and soft feel that you were so proud of before. Don’t worry. You can have that back with these homemade hand scrubs, which are easy enough to make on your own at home. Not onlyRead More

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Discover the Top Benefits of Jojoba Oil

Dubbed as the “gold of desert,” jojoba oil is a golden liquid wax produced by a perennial desert plant that grows in the arid parts of Mexico, California and Arizona. This versatile oil, the liquefied version of the wax that comes from the jojoba plant seeds, offers countless benefits for hair and skin care. InRead More

Homemade Healing and Nourishing Cough Syrup

Homemade Healing and Nourishing Cough Syrup

Have that scratchy feel on your throat? Bothered by dry cough or phlegm that’s too stubborn to expel? Cough, which is almost as common as the common cold, can be relieved with home remedies like what you’ll find in the article below. While some people find it useful to rely on cough medications, it wouldRead More

10 Amazing Benefits Of Tea Tree Oil For Skin

10 Amazing Benefits Of Tea Tree Oil For Skin, Hair And Health

Also known as melaleuca oil, tea tree oil is a clear and colorless oil extract taken from a tree native to Australia. According to many studies, tea tree oil has antiviral, antifungal, antiseptic and antibacterial qualities when applied topically. Just from this, you can already imagine that there’s a long list of health benefits thatRead More

What You Need to Know About Rosehip Seed Oil

What You Need to Know About Rosehip Seed Oil

If you don’t know anything about the versatile rose hip seed oil, it’s about time that you do. This oil extract, which comes from wild rose seeds, is used in many parts of Europe and South Africa. It’s loaded with beta-carotene and essential atty acids like omega 6, omega 3 and linolenic acid. Popularly usedRead More

Healing Jasmine & Elderflower Herbal Salves

Healing Jasmine & Elderflower Herbal Salve

Combining the powers of jasmine and elderflower in an herbal salve is a great idea. Elderflower is packed with vitamins (A, B-complex and C), phytochemicals and antioxidants. It’s known for its antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and anticancer properties. It can strengthen the immune system, and ward off several ailments including asthma and allergies. Jasmine, on the otherRead More

How to Make Calendula Oil & Salve

How to Make Calendula Oil & Salve

Are you familiar with the calendula flower? For many years, the oil extracted from this flower has been used as potent treatment for varied ailments including tooth infection, sore throat, genital inflammation, stomach ulcer, hemorrhoids, and many more. It’s natural and completely safe. No need to worry about any side effects. Many people can attestRead More

Make Your Own Healing Tea

Make Your Own Healing Tea

For centuries, herbal tea has been used for a wide array of medicinal purposes. Today, despite the advent of modern medicine and technology, herbal tea still remains as a popular remedy for numerous health issues including indigestion, stomach cramps, stress, and many more. Among the most popular herbs used in making tea include chamomile, ginger,Read More

Coconut Oil for Weight Loss and Thyroid

Coconut Oil for Weight Loss and Thyroid

Coconut oil is no longer a bad guy. In the past, it was believed that coconut oil could clog the arteries because of its high saturated fat content. Only recently, it was proved that saturated fats are not harmful. Now, people recognize its profound benefits for the health, which include optimal brain function, infection prevention,Read More

Simple Methods Using Tea Tree Oil To Cure Acne

3 Simple Methods Using Tea Tree Oil To Cure Acne

More and more people are getting to know the fabulous health benefits of tea tree oil. It’s been dubbed as the “jack of all trades” when it comes to home remedies. It can be used as an all purpose cleaner, relief from itchiness, treatment for rashes, lice, and fleas, and antiseptic for cuts and scrapes.Read More

Why you Should Wash your Face with Oil

Why you Should Wash your Face with Oil

In your quest for better and younger-looking skin, you’ve tried all sorts of skin care techniques, most of which you’ve either read online or heard from a friend. Sadly, you find that most don’t work. Sometimes, the results are even worse than your original skin, and that can be very frustrating. But there’s this oneRead More

Do You Know This Trick for Finding Healthy Food to Eat?

Do You Know This Trick for Finding Healthy Food to Eat?

So you’ve turned to healthier living. It’s about time! A healthy diet that veers away from processed and instant foods can surely improve your life in many ways. You won’t only be at less risk of a number of diseases, you’ll also feel much better about yourself. Choosing healthy foods isn’t as difficult as someRead More

Health Benefits of the Beach

Health Benefits of the Beach

Once in a while, we all like to head down to the beach to have some fun under the sun. What you don’t know is that you’re actually doing your health a favor. Not only does the beach have that power to wash away your stresses and anxieties away (in short, great for relaxation), itRead More

Homemade Herbal Cold Syrup

Homemade Herbal Cold Syrup

The common cold is really very common. In the United States alone, there are one billion cases of colds each year. And though it’s not as serious as other health problems, it can still put you under the blues. Also, if not treated right away, it may lead to complications, which you would definitely wantRead More

Vitamin D- Are You Getting Enough?

Vitamin D- Are You Getting Enough?

What makes vitamin D unique among all the other types of vitamins is that the body makes its own. The others are obtained through food sources and supplements. Sunlight is what stimulates the manufacture of vitamin D in the body, which is why we’re always advised to go out in the morning. (Just avoid theRead More

How to Improve Sleep Naturally

How to Improve Sleep Naturally

Having trouble dozing off? Unfortunately, not everyone gets to dreamland that easily. This can be a problem since sleep is crucial to health. Lack of it can cause stress, hormonal imbalance, weight gain, weakened immune system, hair loss, and premature aging, among many others. Some people rely on pills but natural methods are not onlyRead More

Healing Cold Sore Lip Balm

Super Healing Cold Sore Lip Balm

Otherwise known as fever blisters, cold sores refer to a skin infection marked by small blisters around the mouth area. These red lesions are caused by a viral infection, specifically by the herpes simplex virus. The condition isn’t only annoying and uncomfortable, it’s also painful and embarrassing that it can take a toll on theRead More

Getting Started with Essential Oils

Getting Started with Essential Oils

Feeling under the blues lately? Let essential oils melt your stresses and ailments away. These oil extracts, which come from the leaves, flowers, roots, bark or stems of herbs through a process called distillation, have long been used for their medicinal properties. There’s a wide array of clinical studies that confirm their efficacy in wardingRead More

10 Strange Home Remedies That Really Work

10 Strange Home Remedies That Really Work

Home remedies–even the strangest ones–can prove to be effective in resolving the little crises in our daily lives. Can’t wait to get rid of your warts? Disturbed by your smelly feet? (If you are, then more so for people who live with you!) Don’t know what to do with your earaches or bug bites? CheckRead More

Oil Cleansing Method [video tutorial]

Oil Cleansing Method [video tutorial]

Dust and dirt have inevitably become part of our daily lives. You might not notice it but you’re probably wearing it everyday. Not to mention, the makeup that you put on your face all the time–this and daily dirt can cause a number of skin problems that you really don’t want to suffer from. TheRead More

Avoid Sunburn and Tan Better By Eating Real Food?

Avoid Sunburn and Tan Better By Eating Real Food

We’ve always known that the best way to avoid sunburn is to stay out of the sun (or at least wear a sunscreen of SPF 30). But what if you want to get tanned? How do you do that without over-doing it? For one, you need to keep sun exposure to a minimum, plus avoidRead More

Medical Uses of Comfrey

Medicinal Uses of Comfrey

Do you know what a comfrey is? Comfrey is an herb that was first cultivated in Europe. During the early years, our ancestors used it to heal injuries like cuts, fractures and sprains. That’s because this herb contains an active ingredient called allantoin as well as a host of vitamins and minerals including vitamin A,Read More

Natural Sources of Vitamin C

Natural Sources of Vitamin C

If there were a popularity contest for vitamins, vitamin C would win hands down. In fact, if you talk about vitamins, this is the first thing that pops into people’s minds. Its popularity is not without good reason. Also known as ascorbic acid, vitamin C has tons of benefits for the health, which includes protectionRead More

Successful Breast Feeding

Natural Pregnancy: 5 Tips for Successful Breastfeeding

This has to be said more often: kudos to all the breastfeeding moms out there! We all know how challenging the whole thing is—from the pain, exhaustion and frustration that come with breastfeeding (especially in the early stage) to the ugly stares given by strangers who don’t know any better. There’s only one reason whyRead More

Congestion Remedy

Home Remedies for Congestion

Bothered by stuffy nose? You’re not alone. Nasal congestion, otherwise known as nasal breathing obstruction, is one of the most common health complaints. Most people think it’s caused by excessive mucus in the nose. But the truth is, it’s caused by swollen tissue lining inside the nose due to inflamed blood vessels. This can beRead More

25 Uses for Oregano Essential Oil

25 Uses for Oregano Essential Oil

Having tummy troubles? Suffering from congestion, sore throat or sinus infection? Bothered by dandruff, warts or eczema? If you have oregano essential oil at home, you can almost instantly say goodbye to these problems and more. We all know that oregano is a popular culinary herb commonly used in Mediterranean cuisine. But other than that,Read More

Making Wild Rose Water

Making Wild Rose Water

Rose water is known among DIY enthusiasts for its antiseptic, antibacterial and calming properties, which is why it’s a popular ingredient in various homemade products. It’s also rich in vitamins like A, B3, C, D and E. It can tone down the risk of certain ailments like toothache, eye irritation, indigestion, bladder infection, and heartRead More

Honey Benefits

Discover the Benefits of Honey

I love honey and the benefits it provides. Such a simple ingredient that we all have in our house and never really explore to the full potential. Not a lot to write about here as all the information is above. A lot of people will be pleased about the skin benefits, but all the underlyingRead More

Make Rose & Bee Balm Oxymel

Rose and Bee Balm Oxymel

Oxymels are a simple mix of honey and vinegar. They are usually infused with selected herbs to make the remedy more potent. This particular treatment is focused towards the respiratory system and can improve coughs, bronchial ailments, sore throat, mucus, even cold and flu. The ingredients chosen (including bee balm, roses and honey) are notRead More

3 Cholesterol Remedies (Very Easy Video Tutorial)

3 Cholesterol Remedies (Very Easy Video Tutorial)

  I discovered the above video when browsing through youtube. Cholesterol levels is something that plagues most of us and there are all sorts of treatments and recommendations, but the 3 described in this video are very basic, very simple and very potent. If you are struggling with poor cholesterol, you should give this aRead More

9 Healthy Foods for Better Sleep

9 Healthy Foods for Better Sleep

Struggling to sleep? We all have issues now and again when it comes to stressful times at work or even at home. Instead of reaching for sleeping pills or staying up all night, try some of the foods you see in this picture. I bet you didn’t know chickpeas could help you sleep? By readingRead More

Sore Muscles Home Remedy

Sore Muscles Home Remedy

Everybody has had sore muscles at some time point or another. If you haven’t, you need to get out more. What causes sore muscles? Whenever you exercise, you will tear your muscles (known as micro tears). Over time, your body will heal itself, however, in the meantime, the muscle tears is what causes the pain.Read More

8 Natural Ways to Promote Longer Eyelashes

8 Natural Ways to Promote Longer Eyelashes

There is nothing worse (in my opinion) than people trying too hard. I hate fake eye lashes. Don’t get me wrong, sometimes they are nice, and people can pull them off, but other times, they look blatantly fake. There are plenty of ways to make eye lashes long and this very method here is perfect.Read More

5 Must Have Essential Oils

5 Must Have Essential Oils

There are 5 essential oils everybody must have. I already have them all which is good (proud moment), but if you don’t have any of these, you need to get them. 1 of the Oils is Lemon which can be used for cleaning and degreasing as well as deodorizing. Another Oil which is not talkedRead More

Top 15 Antibiotic Herbs

Top 15 Antibiotic Herbs

Herbal antibiotics are becoming very popular now since people are aware that traditional antibiotics have been heavily abused and resistance is in development. In the past, herbs were used a lot to get rid of cold and flu, but there are many other uses of herbs which you will discover. An antibiotic is simply aRead More

Wild Weeds Iron Tonic

Wild Weeds Iron Tonic

Note: As we promote health (we recommend non alcoholic). This is a great Iron tonic you might want to try. Forget the monthly pills that cost a fortune. This is fun, cheap and tasty. Why use an Iron tonic? Well Iron is good for them big dark circles around your eyes. If you’re a guy,Read More

25 Uses of Frankincense Essential Oil

25 Uses of Frankincense Essential Oil

Frankincense oil is a comforting aroma with many wonderful healing powers. This is why it is termed by many as “liquid gold”. So if you haven’t heard of this, or don’t know how to use it, I recommend you read this article by Denise which describes 25 wonderful uses of this oil. To mention aRead More

DIY Hair Pomade (Sculpting Wax)

DIY Hair Pomade (Sculpting Wax)

This sculpting wax is made using beeswax, shea butter, jojoba and essential oils. There are different kinds of essentials oils you can use and varies according to your preference. In this article are a range of choices such as Lime, Peppermint, Chamomile, Lavender, Eucalyptus and more. It also explains exactly what the advantages are ofRead More

Two Herbal Teething Remedies

Two Herbal Teething Remedies

The first is a Rose Hip Syrup recipe that Holistic Mamma exalted from Rosemary Gladstar’s book. This is very straight forward. All you need is Rose Hips, Water and a sweetener such as honey or maple syrup. If you have a teething child, this will be the perfect treatment for them. Be sure to readRead More

Learn How to Make DIY Coconut Lime Deodorant

DIY Coconut Lime Deodorant

So why make your own deodorant? Well, I thought this might be a little over the top. I mean, to make something that you use a couple of times a day might take a lot of bulk remedying at home, using an awful lot of time. However, after reading this article, I think I mightRead More

How to Lighten Skin Naturally

How to Lighten Skin Naturally

  Some people like to get a tan, BUT; some people like to lighten their skin. An example is Nicole Kidman, who prefers to keep a more pale appearance. This mask is very popular in Asia, primarily because in contains a lot of Turmeric powder. This powder is very powerful and prevents hyperpigmentation, prevents agingRead More

How to Get Rid Of Stretch Marks

How to Get Rid Of Stretch Marks

  I have become addicted to watching cool remedies in video form. Sometimes it is more exciting watching videos as it is easier, visually more appealing, is easier to learn, and it really shows how easy these remedies are. This remedy is for stretch marks. Not only for women, but, some men can get themRead More

Make Lavender Salve

Make Lavender Salve

Lavender Salve is very easy to make and requires very little skill. All you need is olive oil, beeswax pastilles and lavender essential oil. You can get the full instructions on how to make the Salve via the article link. What is Lavender Slave good for? Lavender is good for skin irritations, mild burns andRead More

Onion Cough Syrup

Onion Cough Syrup

Coughs are a continuous burden all year round. Some people are genuinely unlucky and many others use them to get off work. None the less, we all need a little cough medicine now and again. If you have ever been dubious about using or making home remedies, this is the simplest you will come across.Read More

Homemade Daisy Salve

Homemade Daisy Salve

Before the herbs industry exploded with commercialization of the many different varieties from around the world, daisies soon became old new and forgotten about. However, prior too many popular remedies, daises used to be used for curing and healing bruises and this worked very well. That is what this article is about and making aRead More

Habanero Capsaicin Cream

Habanero Capsaicin Cream

Habaneros are not just the deadly hot pepper you see people crying over. It can be used for arthritis pain relief if methodically applied to the affected area. Capsaicin, the main ingredient in hot peppers is very good for pain and inflammation. Why use habanero peppers? Well the hotter the pepper, the more Capsaicin thereRead More

10 Tips to Improve Your Sleep

10 Tips to Improve Your Sleep

  Have you ever had trouble sleeping? I know I have. I have stayed up entire nights and it is really REALLY frustrating. I came across this video and thought it was very good. Some tips are obvious, but being human beings, the obvious things we become blind too. For example, if we exercise, weRead More

Why Get Calcium from Eggshells?

Why Get Calcium from Eggshells?

Calcium is a very important mineral for the human body. We all assume we eat enough because we take our cereal, consume diary etc, but more often than not, people simply are not ingesting enough. Now you can go and get calcium supplements, but like all other supplements, they are expensive when you take intoRead More

5 Ways to Whiten Teeth

5 Ways to Whiten Teeth

We all want white teeth. This has been a popular topic on the internet and an ever growing industry. We get so obsessed we spend lots of money on bogus products and treatments; all at the same time, forgetting that we can accomplish a lot with everyday habits. For example, did you know that eatingRead More

Get Rid of Smelly Feet

Get Rid of Smelly Feet

Have you ever had smelly feet? Of course you have. We all have. I repeat. We have ALL had smelly feet one time or another. Some people are really bad with it, some not so bad. None the less, it can be an embarrassing time for all people, especially if you’re visiting other people’s housesRead More

Clove Toothache Pain Relief

Clove Toothache Pain Relief

Toothaches are a pain (literally). They can be the worst kinds of pain and they are right in the face. Right there, irritating and painful. I have went through some serious issues with toothaches in the past and every little bit helps when it comes to soothing the pain. Why try cloves for toothaches? WellRead More

Botanical Belly Oil for Expecting Mothers

Botanical Belly Oil for Expecting Mothers

So many of you might be asking what Botanical Belly Oil for Expecting Mothers is used for. Well, during this delightful, but hard time for expectant mothers, there is the risk and high probability of stretch marks. Well Tara made a remedy for her friends and decided to share it online for everyone to benefit.Read More

Top 10 Herbs for Boosting Energy

Top 10 Herbs for Boosting Energy

So whenever we are tired, we turn to coffee thinking it will give a boost. Well, it does; but is it the healthy boost that you need? No! Studies have proven this and relying on a coffee boost is not a wise idea. So what should you turn to? Well there are energy boosting herbsRead More

Mint Chocolate Whipped Body Butter

Mint Chocolate Whipped Body Butter

When you hear of a mint chocolate body butter, your mind automatically goes to the gutter (if you know what I mean). This recipe however is for the good of your skin. Containing cacao powder, there is no oily finish and is perfect for the winter months. Other ingredients include coconut oil, jojoba oil, peppermintRead More

10 Great Skincare Tips

10 Great Skincare Tips

Delighted Mama has taken some of her best skin care tip posts (most popular among her readers) and made a round up (post based on these top articles). These include tips with components such Green Clay, Rose Water, Vitamin C Serum, Turmeric, Salicylic Masks and more. This is really interesting stuff and worth a read.Read More

Peppermint And Honey Facial Toner

Peppermint And Honey Facial Toner

Struggling to find your perfect facial toner? Everybody is, or they try that many, they don’t know what really works. Why do we move from toner to toner? The reason is because most of them are complete and utter rubbish. MommyPotamus.com is a blog I have become addicted to lately due to her in depthRead More

20 Antibacterial and Antiviral Herbs

20 Antibacterial and Antiviral Herbs

I love herbs. I love talking about them, the way they look, the way they taste and the many MANY different ways you can use them. We have a great article called the Top 20 Anti-Inflammatory Herbs which you should check out as well. This article is about 20 Antibacterial and Antiviral Herbs and wasRead More

Homemade Sunscreen Recipe

Homemade Sunscreen Recipe

Do you ever use sunscreen? Many people have no use for it, but most of us will need some type of sunscreen when on holiday, during the summer or if we are lucky enough to live in a very warm country. However, there is a little bit of controversy about commercial sunscreens and that’s whyRead More

8 Detox Water Recipes

8 Detox Water Recipes

Drinking water is a great way to put your body through a detox. Many people do drink water every day, but many of us don’t drink enough or get a little bored of it. To make water a little more interesting, why not make it flavored with ingredients your already familiar with and are moreRead More

20 Healthiest Foods on Earth

20 Healthiest Foods on Earth

So you are wanting to be super healthy, get on a strict diet and finally get in shape. What kinds of food should you eat? Well this article has the top 20 healthiest foods you can eat and they are extremely good for you. Don’t forget, you can treat yourself every now and then, butRead More

Top 20 Practical Uses of Coconut Oil

Top 20 Practical Uses of Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is truly a remarkable discovery. Coming from the meat or kernel of coconut fruit from the coconut palm tree that’s typically grown in tropical locations, coconut oil turns out to have dozens of practical uses. Used in skin and hair care, for fitness, as cooking oil, and many others, it has always beenRead More

10 Healthy Tea Elixirs

10 Healthy Tea Elixirs

What is an Elixir Tea? It is what some describe as a medical potion or tonic to help the body. In the following article you will learn how to make 10 types of Elixir Teas; each for a different purpose. We often skip to the shop to buy expensive remedies that we already have inRead More

20 Ways to Treat Acne

20 Ways to Treat Acne

See that giant blemish growing on top of your nose, or those countless zits that make your forehead look like a cheese grater? Don’t worry. The problem of acne isn’t forever. There are many natural remedies that can help you say goodbye to these unsightly spots that make you never want to face the mirror.Read More

Cherries & More for Gout

Cherries & More for Gout

For those that don’t know what Gout is; it is a form of Arthritis. It can cause tremendous pain, yet not many have heard about it. A build-up of uric acid in the blood causes it to crystalize at the joints. It can be very painful and there is even “Gout Attacks”. If you wantRead More

Lavender Mint Herbal Body Butter Scrub

Lavender Mint Herbal Body Butter

Lavender and Mint. They are just 2 ingredients I love the sound of. They immediately trigger fresh and vibrant feelings and that is why it makes the perfect Herbal Body Butter for soothing skin. Heather, aka The Mommypotamus permitted Nina from shalommama.com to publish this guest post on her site. I highly recommend you visitRead More

Handmade Healing Cream

Eczema and Psoriasis Healing Cream

Eczema and Psoriasis are hands down, the 2 most irritating skin conditions to have. They cause severe itches that can even lead to a bleed and are just generally uncomfortable. Whats even more annoying, is that there are no known cures for these 2 conditions. All you can do is lessen the pain and tryRead More

Honey Lemon Face Mask

The video above is a great little face-mask you ought to try. Who doesn’t have lemon and honey in their house? It is literally mixing them together and applying correctly. This will add a glow to your skin and cause dead skin cells to come off and new skin cells to generate in its place.Read More

Tumeric Mask Recipe Gives Youthful Skin

Turmeric Mask Recipe Gives Youthful Skin

Tumeric is more popular in places like India, however, there are still many uses for this spice, other than cooking. Below we have provided a link to Lindsey’s Tumeric face mask recipe. Why would you want to use Tumeric in your Face Mask? Well, apparently, this simple ingredient can treat many things such as Acne,Read More

5 Anti-Aging Oils

5 Anti-Aging Oils

You don’t have to go to the shops and buy all the crazy products that promise to take 10 years of your looks with their magic formulas that were developed overnight. These products are usually over-priced, don’t work, and generally a waste of time. I am not saying all products are like this, but theRead More

Home Made Anti-Dandruff Shampoo

Home Made Anti-Dandruff Shampoo

Dandruff is everybody’s number one hate when it comes to the body. It can make you really paranoid when you see little flakes of scalp fall in front of you. Many people are very unlucky and have a very flaky scalp where it builds up around the shoulders of the clothes etc, but some peopleRead More

Mosquito Repellent Plants

Mosquito Repelling Plants

We all hate Mosquitos. They are annoying, cause an itch and can even sometimes be very dangerous. There are many things you can do; such has have mosquito nets, spend a fortune on sprays or just wave your hand all day battling them off. However, if you were to situate a few plants such asRead More

300+ Reasons to Use Coconut Oil

300+ Reasons to use Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil has been the rage over the past year or two and everybody has come up with their own list of uses for Coconut Oil, the best way to use it, the health benefits and more. However, I have never came across a list as detailed and thorough as the one you’re about toRead More

Lemon & Thyme Disinfecting Spray

Lemon & Thyme Disinfecting Spray

Using a few ingredients such as lemon, thyme, tea tree oil amongst others, you can create your own little disinfecting herbal sprays that also have a pleasant aroma. The actual instructions on how to make this are very easy to follow and I have actually tried this one myself. Why would you want to makeRead More

Cayenne Pepper Rub

Cayenne Rub For Sore Muscles

As we are all fitness fanatics (yeah right), we get sore muscles now and again. In fact, you don’t need to be a fitness fanatic. You can be slouched over a desk all day with your neck at a 45 degree angle. This can induce some crazy muscle pains down the neck, which travel toRead More

Face Scrub with Used Tea Bags

Face Scrub with Used Tea Bags

  If you drink a lot of green tea and throw away the teabags (like we all do naturally): DON’T. You can get more use out of your green tea by converting it into a face scrub. This little scrub, combined with honey, which is great for hydrating your skin; will clean out your pores,Read More

The Use of 23 Cooking Oils

23 Cooking Oils & Their Uses

Whether you love to cook or not, you’re probably familiar with the many kinds of cooking oil. Cooking oil is used primarily for frying and also for other cooking methods like sautéing, baking, grilling and many more. Here’s a list of the different types that you might want to consider using in your kitchen. VegetableRead More

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Discover the 15 Benefits of Basil

A world famous culinary herb used in countless gourmet dishes to kick up flavor, texture, and aroma; basil (Ocimum basilicum) is an annual plant native to India and other Asian tropic regions. It’s most popular in Italian cuisine but is also used in other countries like Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Taiwan, Laos, and many partsRead More

Top 20 Anti Inflammatory Herbs

Top 20 Anti-inflammatory Herbs

Before getting to know what the top anti-inflammatory herbs are, it’s important to understand first what inflammation exactly is. Inflammation is a sign of the body’s attempt to protect itself from possibly harmful stimuli such as pathogens, fungi or viruses. For example, bacteria on a wound can result in redness and swelling, and this meansRead More