Alzheimer’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
For centuries, the traditional medicine systems across the world have been using herbs to treat respiratory illnesses. Continue reading
Grow 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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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
Keeping 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
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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The most powerful healing substances on this planet are masquerading as foods, and this is all the more true for fruits. Continue reading
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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A 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
Coconut oil is affordable, readily available in most markets and is 100% non-toxic. Continue reading
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
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
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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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