Is My Aloe Vera Gel Pure?
I strive to use as many healthy options on my skin as possible. Aloe vera gel has never let me down. It's easy to use and if I buy responsibly and pay attention to ingredients, it can be one of the purest skin treatments around.
Do We Have More Than Five Senses? Complete Sensory System
If you think you have only five senses think again. The somatosensory and proprioception systems reveal that we have many more than five senses! What are they?
Beta-Carotene vs. Retinol in Skincare: A Vitamin A Comparison
I've used retinol for years but didn't realize that it was either synthetically produced or derived from animal sources. While searching for alternatives I was surprised to learn about the similarities and differences between beta-carotene and retinol.
How I Lowered My Cholesterol Without Drugs
My blood lipids were high due to the side effects of psychotropic drugs. I was able to overcome this health challenge by lowering my levels back down to normal. It was a combination of diet and exercise that helped me to reduce my numbers. It was hard but totally worth it.
The Benefits and Risks of Witch Hazel in Skin Care
For most of us, witch hazel is a well-known skincare ingredient commonly used as a facial toner. Holistically, its benefits are far more diverse. However, it is not suitable for all skin types.
Water Therapy: 7 Effective Methods for Health Benefits
Natural sources of water such as rivers, waterfalls and hot water springs contain various minerals that are good for our health. When the water travels through the soil, it combines with copper, phosphorus, calcium, iodine and many more essential elements that have medicinal benefits.
Babassu Oil: A Coconut Oil Alternative in Skin Care
We all know what coconut oil is and how beneficial it is for our hair and skin. However, this is not true for those who are allergic to coconut or who find it too oily. Babassu oil is a great alternative to combat these issues while still adding a host of self-care benefits.
5 Things I Do Differently Since My Breast Cancer Diagnosis
After being diagnosed with breast cancer, I researched as much as I could about cancer and its possible causes. I knew I had to change my lifestyle. Read below to find out what I discovered.
Help for Hemorrhoids: Cloth Toilet Paper, Handheld Bidet, and Toilet Stool
In this article, we will explore how making and using your own cloth toilet paper, along with the use of a handheld bidet and toilet stool, can help relieve hemorrhoids.
Natural Homemade Cleaner (With Essential Oils and Witch Hazel)
How to use essential oils to create a natural homemade spray that can be used to clean, or fragrance the air.
Top 10 CBD Tincture Hacks
When taken under the tongue, CBD tincture is said to be easily absorbed in the body. Nonetheless, this method may not be the ideal one for all CBD tincture users. Let's look at different ways to consume CBD tincture to get most of its benefits.
How to Reduce Enlarged Prostate Naturally
Thousands of men around the world suffer with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) to varying degrees and although there are some decent pharmaceutical medications to control this ailment, not everyone wants to go down that route.
The Principles of Osteopathy
Osteopaths asses, diagnose and treat musculoskeletal conditions in a way that works with the patient's own body, as opposed to prescribing drugs and performing surgery like conventional medicine. Read on to learn about the practice of osteopathy.
The 5 Best Super Salts for Health
Salt is healthy and very nutritious when consumed wisely in a balanced diet. However, not all salts are equally yoked and some are just plain not good for you. Find out what 4 of the best super salts are so you can incorporate them into your healthy lifestyle!
Home Remedies for Acne That Work
Acne, more commonly known as pimples or “zits”, is a skin condition common among teenagers. While teenagers are often the victims of acne due to hormone changes, many adults can suffer from this as well. The good news is that the same remedies can work for all age groups who suffer from acne.
Home Remedies for Chest Congestion
Cold and flu season is a terrible time of year. It comes with a wide variety of symptoms including fevers, chills, headaches, stuffiness, sneezing and coughing. As your body recovers, one of the lingering symptoms that likes to stick around is chest congestion. Try these home remedies.
Home Remedies for Low-Density Lipoprotein: The Bad Cholesterol
Not all cholesterol is bad. As a matter of fact, we need this fatty substance in our bodies for us to live a healthy life. It is the bad cholesterol we need to be wary of. This can lead to high blood pressure and heart disease. Read on to learn how to lower your bad cholesterol levels.
Homemade Hemorrhoidal Suppositories, Travel Salve, Oil, and Witch Hazel Wipes
Learn how to make your own hemorrhoid remedies using essential oils.
Drinking Tea Improves Memory, Prevents Dementia and Provides Many Health Benefits
Drinking tea provides many health benefits—and according to a study released by the National University of Singapore, it can even prevent dementia. Read on to learn more about the powerful properties of tea.
Does Natural, Homemade, Vegan Deodorant Actually Work?
This article focuses on a truthful personal experience when testing out a homemade natural vegan deodorant, and why people should consider switching to one.
Home Remedies for Psoriasis
Psoriasis is a chronic condition that causes red and scaly patches to appear on your skin. With this condition, new skin cells are formed on top of older cells at a faster rate than your body can get rid of the dead cells. There are several home remedies that you can try to prevent flare-ups.
5 Amazing Self-Care Uses for Cooking Oil You May Not Have Thought of Before
The oil that you cook with can be utilized as an inexpensive method for your hair, scalp, and body.
Vinegar Egg Home Remedy for Tenesmus (Constant Urge to Pass Stools)
Vinegar egg mixture is a natural remedy for tenesmus (constant urge to pass stools).
Home Remedies for Sore Muscles and Muscle Cramps
Your muscles may become sore for a wide variety of reasons. Whatever the reasons for your sore muscles, you do not want to feel uncomfortable. While sore muscles take a few days to heal on their own, you may want to find ways to speed up the healing.
Effective Home Remedies for Earaches
Most earaches either occur in the outer, middle, or inner ear or when the Eustachian tube is blocked. There are many different causes for earaches and infections. Fortunately, there are also many natural remedies to help relieve you of the pain.
How to Make All-Natural Antibacterial Salve
Why use chemical-laden products when the earth holds all the herbs and organic ingredients we need to heal and protect ourselves? I have had to find alternative approaches to a lot of things. My natural "Neosporin" is an important item in our home!
How to Beat Seasonal Allergies Naturally: Methods That Actually Work
Simple things you can do today to help fight seasonal allergies without a prescription or over the counter medication.
Himalayan Salt Lamps: Science Backed Health Benefits or Trendy Bunk?
Himalayan salt lamps have recently been touted as a cure all for everything from bad moods to static electricity. Is there any substance behind the many claims made about Himalayan salt lamps, or are they just pretty nightlights?
Home Remedies for Bladder Infections
Bladder infections, or urinary tract infections, are a very common ailment in both men and women. Never a good thing to have, they are caused by bacteria that enters the urethra-the tube that lets the urine leave your body-and stays and grows in your bladder. Try these home remedies.
Natural Ways to Fight Morning Sickness
The first trimester of your pregnancy is usually the worst because of morning sickness. You basically are hit with a strong feeling of nausea and the sudden need to vomit. If you are an expecting mother, try these natural remedies.
Easy Detox Baths for You and Your Kids to Efficiently Get Rid of Toxins
Here are some great ideas for easy detox baths for you and your kids to efficiently get rid of toxins. These are helpful, whether you suffer from headaches and muscle aches, or you are trying to get rid of more serious toxins like a bacterial infection or even food allergies.
Pineapple and Fertility: How To Get Pregnant With Pineapples
Learn how bromelain in pineapple can help you when you are trying to conceive, but watch out for the potential side effects that can arise from eating too much pineapple.
5 Tips to Manage Irritable Bowel Syndrome at Christmas Time
'Tis the season for an abundance of naughty foods and high stress. Get ahead of managing your IBS symptoms with these 5 helpful tips.