7 Healing Herbs That Can Boost Your Natural Bronchitis Treatment

Bronchitis can be uncomfortable and even painful. During a bout of bronchitis, the bronchial tubes become inflamed, swell and create excess mucus. This causes the most common simple-to-spot symptoms of bronchitis: a sore throat, chest congestion, and cough. Finding a treatment to ease the pain and discomfort, as well as shorten the duration of the infection, isn’t so simple. The …

5 Foods to Avoid If You Have Autoimmune Disease

An autoimmune disease is a condition where the body’s immune system identifies healthy cells as harmful and attacks them. These cells can be anywhere in the body—the joints, the gut, the skin. Rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, celiac disease, type 1 diabetes, Crohn’s disease, psoriasis, and multiple sclerosis are all autoimmune diseases. The exact cause of autoimmune diseases is unknown, but there …

11 Great Ways to Treat Insect Bites and Stings Naturally

Insect bites and stings can take the fun out of any outdoor adventure, and even the best bug bite prevention tips sometimes aren’t enough to keep insects from trying to make their mark on you. Spiders, wasps, bees, and mosquitoes can cause significant discomfort and even pain. While some people can shrug off bites and stings, others are sensitive to …

How to Beat Strep Throat Naturally Without Antibiotics

Strep Throat is the most common bacterial cause of sore throats. An infection of the bacteria Streptococcus causes strep. This bacterium causes red, inflamed tonsils, sore throat, and difficulty swallowing, accompanied by a fever, body, headaches, and swollen lymph nodes. This nasty condition can stick around for weeks, coming and going and ruining your winter months. Doctors typically prescribe antibiotics …

Health Benefits of Infrared Sauna Detoxification

In this world of harmful pharmaceuticals and treatments disguised as “cures,” the practice of alternative medicine is becoming more necessary to keep the human body functioning as it should. For this reason, it is crucial to understand which natural remedies work best for all types of conditions as well as where to find them and how to use them correctly. …

A Natural Approach to Osteoporosis and Bone Health

Osteoporosis is a very common bone disease. In fact, an astonishing 54 million Americans are affected by this disease. People with osteoporosis either lose a lot of their bone mass or make too little of the new bone tissue. Some people actually have both these problems. Although we slowly start to lose bone mass after the age of 40 as …

10 Best Essential Oils for Stress and Anxiety Relief

Essential oils do much more than smell nice. While some essential oils relieve headaches or improve focus, others can dramatically reduce stress and anxiety. Essential oils extracted directly from petals, roots, bark and other plant parts are safe for most patients and can play a pivotal role in homeopathic medicine. Their value has been known since ancient times, and many cultures …

Six Foods to Avoid if You Are Anemic

Food is the perfect medicine, but if you are suffering from anemia and working toward building up your iron levels, then it is worthwhile learning which food choices lead to optimal health. When it comes to natural remedies for anemia, many foods actually prevent you from nursing yourself back to health as quickly as you’d like. What is anemia? Anemic …

14 Superfoods That Melt Belly Fat

Our diet significantly impacts our health, how we feel, and our appearance. Many people have unwanted extra belly fat and adjusting what we eat is one way to get rid of it. Superfoods are loaded with natural ingredients to fight obesity. By including nutrient-rich foods into a balanced daily diet, drinking adequate amounts of pure water, and partaking in regular …

Rejuvenate and Nourish Dry Skin with These Essential Oils

Dry skin is one of the most common issues our body’s largest organ endures, and one of the most irritating! Our skin is exposed daily to a variety of abuse, from weather to sun to cleansing products containing a host of ingredients that can all lead to (or exacerbate) parched skin. Skin that is dry can also be itchy, flaky, …