Digestion Natural Remedies 

11 New Ways to Use Baking Soda

If you’re like most of us, you probably have a box of baking soda, either in your pantry for baking, or in your fridge to absorb odors. What you may not realize is that baking soda has a number of health uses, as well. Here are 11 new ways to use baking soda: 1. Natural Deodorant Just say no to the parabens and aluminum found in most deodorants and antiperspirants. Instead, mix a pinch of baking soda with water, and use a bit of the paste under your arms. 2.…

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Health Studies Natural Remedies 

How to Eliminate Dust Mites

One of the peskiest allergens around is the dust mite. They contribute to many allergy- and asthma-related health problems, along with skin reactions. These minuscule bugs thrive in cotton mattresses, pillows, bedding, carpets and upholstered furniture, and they feed on dead skin.  Four out of five American homes are infested with dust mites. Could your house be infested? If you experience sneezing; runny nose; red, itchy or watery eyes; congestion; itchy nose, throat or roof of the mouth; facial pressure or pain; cough; or swollen, bluish skin under the eyes,…

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Natural Remedies 

Fight Gray Hair with Natural Remedies

People are now experiencing premature aging of their hair at much younger ages than before. In fact, people in their twenties and thirties are finding gray hairs. Scientists blame a variety of causes, from stress, sinusitis, poor nutrition, fluctuating hormones, thyroid disorders, and chronic colds to genetic predisposition. Natural health experts say there is a way to reverse premature graying. Here are the remedies they recommend:   1. Indian Gooseberry This fruit is also known as Amia. It has potent anti-aging properties. You can eat it or apply amia pulp or…

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Disease Health Studies Healthy Foods Natural Remedies Supplements Wellness 

6 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Cancer

According to the United States government, an estimated 1,685,210 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed among Americans in 2016. 595,690 people will die from the disease. The most common kinds of cancers are are projected to be breast cancer, lung and bronchus cancer, prostate cancer, colon and rectum cancer, bladder cancer, skin melanoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, thyroid cancer, kidney and renal pelvis cancer, leukemia, endometrial cancer, and pancreatic cancer. There are actually more than one hundred types of cancer, which is an abnormal growth of cells. Cancer treatment can include chemotherapy,…

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How to Deal with Waning Testosterone

Testosterone is a hormone produced by the testes (although women’s ovaries also produce a smaller amount). It is the defining male hormone, and it plays a primary role in men’s sexual and reproductive health. It also provides muscle mass, hair growth, strong bones, the production of red blood cells, and emotional health. It is also important for prostate health. As men age, beginning as early as thirty, the production of testosterone begins to decline. This decline can impact men in a number of ways. You may experience enlargement of the…

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Natural Remedies Wellness 

Use This Essential Oil for More Than Just the Amazing Scent

Lavender oil smells heavenly, and unless you have access to fresh-cut lavender, the essential oil is the best way to enjoy it. But lavender essential oil is much more than fragrant. It has the ability to support our health in a variety of ways. Here are some of the health benefits of lavender essential oil: Bug Repellent: The smell of lavender essential oil is a potent repellent for mosquitoes, midges, and moths. Apply some of the oil on exposed skin. If you are bitten, the oil has anti-inflammatory properties that…

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Healthy Foods Natural Remedies 

Why Drink Cranberry Juice?

Cranberry juice offers an array of health benefits. Cranberries are native to North America. They have a huge antioxidant capacity when compared to other fruits and vegetables. At only 45 calories per cup, the juice provides energy, protein, carbohydrates and minerals such as calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, sodium, potassium and zinc. In addition to vitamin C, it includes thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B-6, E (alpha tocopherol) and vitamin K. Here is a breakdown of some of the health benefits of cranberries: Urinary tract Infections (UTI): Urinary tract infections occur when certain micro-organisms…

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Natural Remedies Wellness 

The Chemistry of Essential Oils

Essential oils have become increasingly popular. If you decide to use essential oils for health, here is some basic related chemistry it will be helpful to know. First, you should know that therapeutic grade essential oils never contain propylene glycol or petrochemicals. Second, the chemical makeup of any essential oil determines its medicinal properties. Being aware of the chemical constituency of oils facilitates blending them for optimal effect. What are the Main Groups of Compounds in Essential Oils? The two main groups of compounds in essential oils are hydrocarbons and…

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Disease Health Studies Natural Remedies Supplements 

Prevent Heart Disease with CoQ10

The human heart beats over two billion times in the average lifetime, and pumps nearly 100 million barrels of blood. If you were to take the vessels through which your blood flows, and lay them out end to end, they would circle the globe four times. Your cardiovascular symptom includes your heart, blood and blood vessels. Mechanically speaking, it transports not just blood, but also hormones, enzymes, nutrients and other chemicals your body needs. And as science is just beginning to understand, it communicates with your brain. Because this system…

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