Learn how you can stay healthy during the cold and flu season. I will cover preventive measures, herbs, supplements, and recipes to boost your immune system and fight infections naturally.
This is a medicinal hot toddy recipe created especially as a remedy for head colds. This drink will ease blocked noses and sinuses, headaches, and other symptoms.
When a bumblebee or a honeybee stings you, it leaves its stinger and sac of venom in your skin. In most cases, the sting creates slight pain, swelling and irritation. For most people it will be more of a nuisance than cause for concern. ...
Natural laxatives are often the better choice when dealing with painful or chronic constipation due to the risk of long-term dependence when taking over-the-counter or prescription laxatives too often.
If you have ever had a toothache and the painkillers aren't helping, then you might want to try using some of these remedies until you can be seen by a dentist.
Have a bad sore throat or cough that just won't leave? Here's how to ease the pain and suffering using common household ingredients that are completely natural, too!
There are many ideas about how to avoid or shorten a cold if one contracts one. Read about these helpful palliative measures. I've included a couple of interesting videos, too.
Alternative treatments are becoming more and more popular. Here are a few that may be beneficial in the treatment of lupus symptoms.
Our eyes are as important as any organ in or outside our body. Just as how we train and keep our body healthy and fit, we should do the same for our eyes.
A stye, technically a hordeolum, is an infection in the oil or sweat gland in the upper or lower eyelid. Styes are usually caused by Staphylococcus bacterium, and they can spread from person to person through direct contact.
A cough is the body’s reflex reaction to try to rid the airways of mucus, phlegm, a foreign body, or other irritants and blockages. A mild cough can be effectively treated at home. This article includes various treatments available over-the-counter and at home.
Burns can be very effectively treated using natural remedies such as lavender essential oil. It not only acts as a painkiller antiseptic, but also prevents blistering and scarring and is widely used by hospitals and the military for all types of burns.
The oil pulling facts are in, and the answers might surprise you! Is it a huge scam? Does it work? Click here to learn all about it!
While there are many conditions that can lead to pain in the kidneys, one of the most common and menacing is a kidney stone. This article reviews an effective kidney cleanse protocol that may help.
Liver Cysts rarely have any symptoms; nonetheless, the condition hampers liver functions considerably. Home remedies help treat the condition successfully and keep the liver functioning optimally.
Explore some simple methods to soothe sore, itchy, red, or watering eyes. Learn how to avoid future episodes of eye irritation.
Intense throbbing head pain, nausea, aversion to bright light, sounds, and other stimuli—these are classical symptoms of a migraine. Prophylactic treatment may be a help.
In this article I will share my experience with chronic sinusitis and endoscopic sinus surgery. My focus will be on the natural remedies that worked for me.
The redness, bumps, and the peeling. As a rosacea sufferer, I have had to learn to deal with it like the other 14 million Americans out there. Always wondering when the next flare would come, trying to hide it with makeup, and hiding in my room . . .
Learn three simple exercises to help with postpartum diastasis recti, a separation of the abdominal muscles.
If you are struggling with constipation, use these simple remedies to resolve the issue before resorting to prescription medications. You'll be relieved to have found these simple techniques!
A simple and straightforward guide to prevent and treat mouth ulcers. I also cover the causes, signs, and symptoms.
Bulgur wheat, a staple food in the Middle East, is a natural product from Durum wheat grains. There are many health-related reasons why one should stock this healthy staple.
If you think you are fighting a losing battle against dry eyes, think again. There is hope. Try some of these measures.
Back pain can take a toll on daily activities, but fortunately there are a number of natural back pain relief options that can help. What are they?
How to get rid of boils, ingrown hairs, and some MRSA-related skin infections. These home remedies are effective and inexpensive.
Not all probiotics are beneficial for irritable bowel syndrome patients. Find out which strains are most likely to reduce symptoms of IBS.
Food grade hydrogen peroxide—NOT the kind you buy at the grocery or pharmacy—has many benefits and uses and is environmentally friendly.
Chinese medicine is gaining worldwide popularity because of its effectiveness in fertility-related issues.
Do you suffer from vertigo? If you're looking for alternative ways to get relief, consider these herbal remedies using ginger, gingko biloba, butcher's broom, basil and wild indigo.
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.
There are a number of natural eczema treatment options that can help. Learn how to treat eczema naturally with easily available home remedies.
Until a few years ago, I didn't know that what I ate in the lead-up to, and especially during, my period really affected the intensity of my cramps. Let me share what I find helps minimise the pain.
You can live a normal life if you have asthma. Natural remedies can reduce the number of attacks and the severity of those attacks.
Do your feet clear a room? Are you embarrassed to take off your socks in public? Well, worry no more. Here are some natural remedies for stinky, smelly feet.
This article helps with making your own homemade bug spray. With just a couple natural ingredients, you can have a great bug spray that is safe for your whole family and much healthier and cheaper than what you can buy at the grocery store. What are you waiting for?!
Five ways to cure the common cold, from my home to yours. These are alternatives to traditional cough medicine.
At epidemic proportions, over 20 million people are diagnosed with pre-diabetes and Type I and Type II diabetes. Eating healthy, exercising, following some home remedies, you can control this disease
This is a recipe for a one-ingredient comfrey poultice. It is quick to make and easy to clean up. You can multiply the recipe and freeze the extra poultices for the added benefit of an ice pack.
GERD is basically known as acid reflux, heartburn, or indigestion. There are many remedies that you can try at home to treat this condition.
After a pretty severe sports injury, I took up yoga and swimming. Much to my surprise, I grew an inch in height in my mid-20s naturally just by engaging in activities that stretched out my body. See if you can benefit.
If you suffer from allergies, there are safe ways to bring them down naturally. All natural home remedies for allergies here will help you comfortable.
With these great naturally soothing bath recipes, you'll be well on your way to better health and well-being using food items you already have in your kitchen for your bath time like coconut oil, oatmeal and honey, along with several recipes that you wouldn't have considered before.
Home remedies have been passed down from generation to generation. Doctors know that herbs, which originate from roots, leaves, and bark, have been used as herbal medicine for thousands of years.
Learn what causes smelly feet and how to prevent your feet from smelling bad. This article contains very simple home remedies for stinky or smelly feet.
There are many natural treatments for fertility, including Vitex, soy isoflavones, and maca root. Learn about the common dosages used by women trying to conceive!
Do you suffer from toenail fungus but don’t want to deal with prescription drugs that put your kidneys at risk? Luckily there are several ways to treat and cure toenail fungus, using age old, tried and...
With millions of people suffering from one form of it or the other, sciatic nerve pain is one of the most common and severe nerve disorders.
This article, written by an experienced school nurse, will give you step-by-step, easy-to-follow instructions to get rid of head lice—from your hair and your house—and keep them gone!
Apple cider vinegar is one of the most popular home remedies known today. It is used for health as well as beauty treatments. This article lists 25 different uses for apple cider vinegar.
Best natural cure for Eczema, Melaleuca and Lavender Essential Oils. Helps with acne, psoriasis and many other skin conditions.
Simple things you can do today to help fight seasonal allergies without a prescription or over the counter medication.
So, what helps migraines go away fast? While there is no exact cure, a number of effective treatment options can help get rid of the symptoms.
Here are three natural ways to address some of the underlying risk factors that can cause the clinical condition known as 'high blood pressure' or 'hypertension'.
Many people have never heard of adrenal fatigue, but it could be the diagnosis that explains your ongoing feelings of exhaustion and stress.
There are hundreds of cures for the common cold floating around on the internet and most of them are entirely bogus. In this article I detail some scientifically proven ways to cure your cold faster.
Tea can help just as much as chicken soup. Here are my three favorite teas that are packed with vitamin C and antioxidants to fight against cold and flu symptoms.
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?
We tried many home remedies for my mother's high blood pressure. We found a few that helped, as well as a couple that did not.
You are only born with one set of eyes. Therefore, you should make it a lifelong goal to preserve your eyesight.
Bronchitis and pneumonia—what do they do to our bodies? What are the best home remedies for both of these conditions? Let's take a closer look.
"What are muscle knots? Where do they come from?" These are two of the most common questions I get as a massage therapist. My light-hearted answer to these two questions is,"Well, cells poop!"
Sweaty palms can be such a hassle to deal with. The worst part is is that worrying about sweaty palms triggers more sweat production! Here are some natural and modern remedies to reduce hyperhidrosis symptoms in people.
A fungal nail infection is easy to get but difficult to cure. Try using tea tree oil as a natural remedy that is easy to use.
Having suffered from back pain for over ten years, I have tried various methods of pain relief with mixed results. Here, is the best technique I've found with step-by-step instructions.
What are the symptoms of scabies and how do you treat it? This article has everything you need to know about scabies. We will also discuss natural remedies and methods for prevention.
Antiperspirants and many deodorants have an ingredient in them that I'm not comfortable putting on my body. I've been using a simple deodorant recipe, and I love knowing what's going on my skin.
Everyone knows the unpleasant tickle you get in your throat or that sore throat that just wont go away. Try this life changing, all natural remedy that'll bring you relief in no 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.
This article lists ten uses for jojoba oil and also provides a summary about the history of the johoba scrub, found in many desert areas of the American Southwest.
Tingling and numbness is a commonly experienced condition, however, it can be easily managed with home remedies and natural treatment options.
Do your feet hurt from standing all day? Here's a simple and natural home remedy that can help you heal aching and swollen feet and ankles.
Neurologists tend to ignore them, people don't understand all the symptoms, and doctors tell you to see a psychiatrist. Having something listed with the National Organization for Rare Disorders is not the most comforting thing.
Does a cold or the flu take a toll on you when it strikes? Learn how I treat my cold and flu fast at home. See the natural home remedies that I use to get rid of the two infections in one day.
If you've tried different ways to crack your back and can't seem to find relief, I'm sharing the unique method I discovered with you. All you need is a bathtub!
There are safety concerns when it comes to chemical-based insect repellents. Natural mosquito repellents like lemon eucalyptus and catnip oil are safer alternatives and are just as effective.
Introduction to a series of recipes and food preparation articles about my journey through a month of detoxification. Eating from a list of limited foods brought my glucose numbers down, and from it I have emerged feeling so wonderful that I want to keep going.
Here are a few stretching exercises that can help prevent carpal tunnel syndrome and possibly help you avoid surgery.
Headaches & migraines can take away from the quality of life. You don't have to put up with the pain or use pain killers to help reduce & even eliminate them! Here are some home remedies that work!
I'm a chronic pain sufferer. I've tried everything from massage to magnesium baths, yoga, arnica, and cognitive work. Chronic pain is absolutely debilitating. I recently tried CBD oil and CBD balms and this is what I discovered.
Relieve your cold, flu, and sinusitis symptoms with natural remedies for the ears, nose, and throat. These remedies also offer immune support, deter infection, and aid in detoxification.
There are several ways that you can treat your headaches at home naturally without a trip to the doctor. These remedies are fast and easy to apply.
Itching nonstop because of eczema? Find out how to get rid of this condition with these 10 simple tips.
For relief of menstrual cramp discomfort, OTC pain-relievers may be helpful. But did you know there are effective natural remedies, as well?
A simple remedy that I have personally found effective for morning sickness, nausea, and vomiting during pregnancy. It's an easy mix of lemon, chili powder, and salt.
How can you reduce over-sweating? Well, it depends on what caused it in the first place, but remedies include Botox treatment, medication to disable sweat glands, or using an electric current to damage the nerves that trigger over-sweating. There are also natural ways to stop over-sweating.
50 natural tips and strategies for managing acid reflux. General strategies for food and drink, natural products for prevention or relief of symptoms, sleep recommendations, and miscellaneous general management strategies.
How our family defeated head lice when traditional prescription treatments proved ineffective. Plus, my step-by-step method for eliminating head lice and nits using coconut products and vinegar.
Toe nail fungus is extremely difficult to cure, and nail medications never work. Here I share the all-natural remedy that works for me!
If you suffer from chronic sinusitis like me, you will understand how the constant pain, fatigue, and headaches can interrupt your normal day-to-day life. Sinus massage can help relieve your discomfort.
If you have ever awakened after overindulging in a bit of the bubbly, feeling worse than death, you are definitely not alone! Contrary to popular belief, however, the good ol' "hair of the dog" will only make you feel worse in the long run.
Looking for herbal remedies for allergy symptoms? People who believe in natural medicine say that certain herbs provide relief, including stinging nettle, butterbur, ginkgo biloba, and others.
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.
Where mucus is concerned, too much of a good thing is not a good thing. You drown in the very fluids that your body produces to protect you from harm. Fortunately, there are natural treatments to help.
If you have chronic tinnitus (ringing of the ears), then I'm sure you know how it can adversely affect your quality of life. In some cases, it can affect your very sanity. How are we to cope?
Heartburn can be an aggravating experience, especially if you suffer from chronic heartburn. Most people think the only option they have is to take an antacid and hope it works. Sometimes it doesn't. So what do you do?
Why every household should grow an Aloe vera plant: not only for its beauty but more importantly as a first-response treatment for burns.
What is CBD oil? What is cannabidiol oil? These are the two questions that we will be addressing. We will analyze how CBD oil is created and how cannabidiol oil was discovered, as well as how CBD oil differs from THC and other components of the cannabis plant.
According to several sources, gelatin may help to heal the mucous membranes in the intestines and soothe the digestive tract. It is credited with improving disorders such as IBS and Crohn's.
Bacteria and viruses cause us to suffer from upper respiratory issues and gastrointestinal symptoms, among other problems. Learn how simple hand washing can save us a lot of grief.
Most natural remedies relieve the symptoms of cystitis, but don't remove the cause. Correct dosage and using them synergistically can improve their effectiveness.
Here are 8 herbs that can help prevent and treat the flu. You may have some of these herbs at home already!
This was no ordinary rhinovirus—this was a full-on walrus-virus: the man blubbered around our house with tissue tusks. Easy, healthy cold recipes included.
The short answer is apple cider vinegar—but read on for proper use and tips, because self-care can get a little dicey.
There are many natural homemade bed bug treatments that you can make using common items. An alternative is to buy an over-the-counter anti-itch cream, like Cortisone.
I would like to suggest another path for you to conquer asthma—a path made up of herbal teas, oils, breathing exercises, and even meditation! This path has allowed me to toss my prescriptions.
Suffering from hemorrhoids? Get rid of this condition fast with these home treatment ideas for hemorrhoids that are quick and easy to follow.
Over time, stress can deplete bone density. This is due to elevated cortisol, a stress hormone, which reduces the absorption of bone-building nutrients and creates an acidic state in the body. This article includes tips for stress management and mentions helpful supplements.
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.
The baking soda recipe is a cheap but safe and effective way to remove ear wax. No syringing is needed. It's a simple recipe to follow that most people can easily do.
Activated charcoal helps to detoxify the body. As a face cleanser or mask, it is useful in helping to clear up acne and balance oily skin. In oral care, charcoal can clean teeth, destroy plaque, and remineralize cavities.
Put an end to chronic yeast infections with these natural tips. This is what worked for me when conventional treatments didn't.
This simple but effective and inexpensive home treatment program will actually cure chronic bad breath instantly without the need to use expensive commercial products.
A step-by-step guide to relieving the symptoms of a hangover. In addition, we discuss emergency treatment for alcohol poisoning.
The skin is a living organ, and its wellness goes beyond skin deep. Find out how the skin works to improve its condition.
Low-back pain is debilitating and limits your ability to exercise. Follow these physical therapy tips to heal your back, build a stronger and healthier back.
Are you looking forward to playing your VR games without the nuisance of feeling sick or dizzy? VR sickness sure is an inconvenience, but here are some tips you can employ to combat it.
This blend of herbs helps to combat symptoms such as congestion, aches, and sore throat, providing comfort and restoration, but they also help to prevent the cold or flu.
Tired of freezing in winter? Sick of feeling cold for hours after venturing out? Here are my favorite tricks for keeping warm in the cold weather.
How can you get rid of heartburn naturally? There are a number of home remedies for heartburn that can tackle painful symptoms and keep them away.
This article covers a variety of natural solutions for curing a headache. When your head hurts, your body is trying to signal you that something is wrong with your body. You are overdoing it, in need of water, sleep, magnesium, oxygen, or rest, or something more serious is going on.
Oats has been used to treat skin dryness for centuries, and it's famous for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, which makes it perfect for sensitive skin.
Have you been dealing with a gastric ulcer but haven't found relief? This article will discuss two alternative treatments to try when conventional medicine isn't working.
ADHD is not a behavior problem, but a neurological condition caused by deficiencies and excesses which result in a brain imbalance. Greenblatt's Plan adds to deficiencies and subtracts from excesses.
Are you wondering how to get rid of a cold or flu fast without relying on regular medicines? Here are some natural remedies that will help you feel better in no time.
Coconut oil is a potent healing and health-promoting superfood. Here are nine reasons why you should consider using it every day.
Learn how to manage chronic pain, with tips for your mind and your body. Actively seek to reduce your pain and stress, increase happiness and enjoy life!
Ears get blocked and clogged for a variety of reasons. Learning how to unblock them is easy through natural and conventional methods.
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.
Gum disease is the deterioration of the tissues and supporting structures around the teeth (bone, ligaments, and gums) over time. Removing the source of inflammation allows the body to stabilize and begin to heal.
I tried tea tree oil to combat the itch of mosquito bites and was pleasantly surprised at the results. This led me to do more research on this popular oil.
Most people with Type 2 diabetes take medication or insulin. However, these natural methods may help lower blood sugar levels.
Millions of Americans like me suffer from chronic headaches or migraines. After years of negative experiences with medication, I've found more natural ways of managing my migraines and finding relief from pain.
If you feel a cold coming on or worry that you might be getting sick, perhaps you have a cold and need relief fast, this is a potent all-natural concoction that I like to drink, and the best part is is that you probably have all of the ingredients in your kitchen.
One of the most important survival skills you can have is a basic knowledge of alternative medicine. What will you do when you become sick or injured in a survival scenario?