Study Finds Essential Oils May Improve Cognitive Functioning in Alzheimer’s Patients!

aromatherapyAlzheimer’s Disease is the only cause of death in the top ten that cannot be prevented or cured.  For many families, a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease is more devastating than any other diagnosis.(1) Many people are searching for holistic options that may help improve symptoms or slow progression of the disease.   Continue reading

8 Plants and Herbs That Drain Lungs Toxin, Heal Respiratory Infections And Improve Pulmonary Function

thymeIn order to cleansing your lungs detoxification of lungs is must, it heal infection, lower the risk of cancer, expand lung capacity and improve the health of the respiratory tract.

For centuries, the traditional medicine systems across the world have been using herbs to treat respiratory illnesses. Continue reading

8 Highly Medicinal Plants You Can Grow at Home

ppGrow medicinal herbs in your home garden can provide convenient access to many natural home remedies, and you can save money at the same time. Following are some highly medicinal herbs you can grow at home:

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Why Smells Can Trigger Strong Memories

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Odor-evoked autobiographical memory describes the vivid emotional memories often triggered by various scents

 Odors are especially effective as reminders of past experience, much more so than cues from other senses, such as sights or sounds

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How to Make All-Natural Herbal Toothpaste and Toothpowder

teethKeeping a clean mouth isn’t just important for pleasant-smelling breath but also increases your chance of maintaining overall good health. Many studies have linked oral health to a variety of diseases and conditions, Continue reading

7 Underrated Medicinal Plants

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The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 80 percent of the world’s population still uses traditional remedies, including plants, as their primary health care tools

The majority of new drugs (70 percent) introduced in the US are derived from natural products, primarily plants

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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

Lemon Rx: 12 Evidence-Based Reasons Why it is a Powerful Medicine

lemon_medicinal_propertiesYou know lemon, right? It is a tart, exciting, delicious and indispensable ingredient in recipes and beverages. But did you know that scientists have identified it is as a powerful medicine as well?

The most powerful healing substances on this planet are masquerading as foods, and this is all the more true for fruits.  Continue reading

How to Prevent and Treat Insect Bites Without Harsh Chemicals

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Preventive measures to avoid getting bit by insects such as mosquitoes include: avoiding the outdoors at dawn and dusk—especially when sweaty—draining stagnant water sources, planting marigolds around your yard, installing bat boxes

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The Power of Peppermint: 15 Health Benefits Revealed

peppermintA favorite herbal medicine of the ancients, peppermint leaves have been found in Egyptian pyramids dating back to 1,000 BC. Modern scientific investigations have now confirmed that this remarkable plant has over a dozen healing properties.

In our continuing effort to educate folks to the vast array of healing agents found in the natural world around us, Continue reading

25 Amazing and Everyday Uses of Coconut Oil

coconutoilYou already know how good coconut oil is for you. It is naturally anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-viral, anti-inflammatory and is a powerful antioxidant.

Coconut oil is affordable, readily available in most markets and is 100% non-toxic. Continue reading

Bronchitis – Conventional, Nutritional and Alternative Treatments

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Don’t think that you’re going to walk into your health care practitioner’s office and walk out with a prescription for antibiotics in response to your bronchitis.

Since the usual cause of bronchitis is a viral infection, antibiotics aren’t effective at treating this respiratory problem.  Antibiotics can only defeat bacterial infections. So most cases of bronchitis don’t require this form of treatment.  Continue reading

Top Six Herbal Cures for Indigestion

Indigestion is an ultra-common problem, but the good news is there is small treasure trove of herbal cures waiting for you. Here is a story on the six health secrets for evading the pain of “dyspepsia,” also known as indigestion.

1. Artichoke Leaf
This is your best herbal remedy for indigestion of no specific cause. It’s the kind that just happens. Artichoke is a mild bitter that has been shown time and again to be useful for indigestion. The active ingredient for this purpose is cynarin, Continue reading

Avoid Costly Dental Bills with Natural Remedies

Weary of expensive dental work? Try a few simple home treatments that help strengthen teeth and gums naturally. With the application of specific dietary and herbal recommendations, loose and decaying teeth are fortified and healed. By practicing purposeful oral hygiene with a few basic ingredients, worrisome dental problems can be economically resolved.

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Ward off Cancer, Protect against Radiation, and Ease Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Mint

A seemingly humble herb, mint offers a variety of exceptional health enhancing features. Research has shown that certain varieties of mint have properties that help defend against cancer and damaging radiation. Not only does this herb offer protective benefit, but it also provides those who suffer from irritable bowl syndrome much needed relief. Continue reading