Documentary Highlights Benefits and Principles of Permaculture

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Documentary illustrates how permaculture harnesses nature’s synergistic relationships to create efficient, self-supporting ecosystems

A five-zone model, designed for maximal output with minimal input, Continue reading

How Chinese Medicine Can Naturally Boost Your Fertility

tcmDid you know that Chinese herbs can boost your fertility? Try using natural Chinese herbs to help you get pregnant. For many years, practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine have helped many women become pregnant who have experienced infertility problems. Traditional Chinese medicine has been used for Continue reading

Garlic, Vitamin c and Zinc Treat the Common Cold

common_coldOkay, so you have a cold – or those around you have a cold. What to do? Get some drugs? Think again. Most are no better for placebo for the common cold. The most successful proven cold remedies are natural.

When we get run down by a cold, it’s natural to pine for something to reduce the symptoms Continue reading

Aromatherapy Tips

aroWhen I was in high school, I took an entrepreneurship class. For the final project, my partner and I had to construct a business proposal and present it to the class and some guest judges.

My partner’s mother, a psychiatrist, suggested we Continue reading

Biophotons: The Human Body Emits, Communicates with, and is Made from Light

Biophotons: The Human Body Emits, Communicates with, and is Made from LightIncreasingly science agrees with the poetry of direct human experience:  we are more than the atoms and molecules that make up our bodies, but beings of light as well. Biophotons are emitted by the human body, can be released through mental intention, Continue reading

Plant Based Radiation Protection: Tulsi

Plant Based Radiation Protection: TulsiIt’s a radioactive world

Radioactivity is a natural part of our environment and everyone is continually exposed to ionizing radiation from a vast array of natural sources such as the sun and radioactive elements within the earth. However, since Henri Becquerel and Madame Curie first described radioactivity at the turn of last century, humans have continued to concentrate natural radiation sources and use them for medical diagnosis and therapy, food preservation, power generation and the production of nuclear weapons.

Concentrated sources of Continue reading

NSAID Painkillers Found To Deplete Vitamin B-6 Levels

NSAID Painkillers Found To Deplete Vitamin B-6 LevelsNew research has determined that COX-inhibitors, which include numerous NSAIDs – Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs – reduce Vitamin B-6 levels within the body.

The study, published in the  Continue reading

Herbal Medicine Alters Genes, Cell Mitosis and Epigenome

Herbal Medicine Alters Genes, Cell Mitosis and EpigenomeGenetics researchers from Taiwan’s National Central University have determined that over a third of herbal medicines used in Traditional Chinese Medicine  – and nearly all leading therapeutic herbs – alter our genes or Continue reading

Before 1940, More than 85% of the U.S. Population Used Drugless Healers

The news blackout and disinformation campaign of natural cures has been so effective since WWII that Continue reading

Green Tea and Tai Chai Team Up to Protect Bones

Green tea is one of the latest superfoods making its way into bottled waters and energy drinks.  You’ll even find it in energy bars, mints, chewing gum and ice cream. It has many claimed health benefits.  Texas researchers add to the list with evidence that green tea aids in the prevention of osteoporosisContinue reading

Top Superfoods for Boosting Energy

Superfoods supply lots of nutrients that may often not be available from crops grown in mineral depleted soils that are common with our monoculture agriculture. They also supply more nutrients and/or antioxidants with less bulk and fewer calories.

Superfoods also tend to have high antioxidant ORAC Continue reading

Eliminate Headaches Fast with these Five Herbs

willow barkAlmost everyone has experienced at least one or two headaches in a lifetime. Some have to put up with several headaches over time, especially those who experience migraine or cluster headaches.

Migraine headaches are often debilitating with their intensity. They also often have other symptoms to accompany the painful head throbbing, Continue reading

Chamomile Proven to Fight Anxiety and Clinical Depression

chamomilleRecent clinical and laboratory research has determined that chamomile is not only relaxing, but it can significantly decrease anxiety and even fight depression.

The most recent study, from the UK’s University of Nottingham Medical School, found that chamomile significantly relaxed blood vessels and smooth muscle fibers. This effect was indicated specifically with Continue reading

New Study Confirms Gingko Biloba Aids Stroke Recovery

stroke_recovery(1)A new study published in the Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease confirms that extracts of one of the oldest plants in existence today, the ‘living fossil’ known as Gingko biloba, protects against stroke-related neurologic deficits in human subjects.[1]

Researchers at the University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran, lead a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized controlled trial, in order to assess the efficacy of Gingko biloba on functional outcome in patients with acute stroke. In order to measure functional outcome Continue reading

40 Important Herbs Used by the Korku Tribes in Betul District (Central India)

korkusKorkus are natives of Central India mainly in the adjourning hill ranges of Satpuda in Madhya Pradesh- India. The age-old herbal experts in the community still rely more on natural ways of treating people in their community Continue reading