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Herbal Treatments During the Middle Ages Are Getting Recognized By Modern Medicine

In the U.S., history has shown many demonstrations of the church versus state tug-of-war. The debates have all had their respective variables, but the constant fight has been to either discredit the church or prove that religion held a significant right to jurisprudence. People could have a similar debate about religion’s relationship as it...

Mother Nature’s Timeless Treatments to Get Skin That Defies Father Time

Since they do not contain adverse chemical additives, plant-based oils are healthy alternatives to brand name anti-aging products. Below is a short list of five effective essential oils that offer naturally great looking, healthy skin.  Lavender Oil  It improves the cell’s communication with your skin and produces potent antioxidants, superoxide dismutase, catalase, and glutathione. If...

Hormone Therapy vs. Herbal Health: Hot Flashes Still a Hot Topic

An Australian study conducted nearly ten years ago revealed that most women perceived menopause as having a significant impact on weight gain and aging. Many postmenopausal and perimenopausal women viewed the natural decline of reproductive hormone production as the “first day of the rest of .” Approximately 6,000 women enter menopause each day within...

What a Waste: How to Treat High Uric Acid Levels, Naturally

From the breakdown of purines found in particular foods, a naturally occurring waste product is created, called uric acid. Typically, uric acid dissolves in the blood. It then passes through the kidneys and eventually is excreted from the body through urination. Unfortunately, some people are unable to rid their bodies of uric acid because...

Boost Healing Properties of Medicinal Marijuana with Coconut Oil

Marijuana or cannabis has become legalized in many states within the U.S. It is used medicinally for many different reasons by patients all over the country. Many people are discovering that one of the healthiest and safest ways to consume medical marijuana is by its infusion into coconut oil. Coconut oil is a growing...

The hidden dangers of birth control pills doctors don’t want you to know

Many young women’s first trip to the gynecologist is prompted by a desire to take birth control pills, whether they are trying to avoid getting pregnant or hoping to alleviate the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome. Perhaps they know someone who takes “the pill,” or a well-meaning parent or boyfriend has encouraged them to go...

Purple potatoes may cut your risk of developing colon cancer and inflammatory bowel diseases, new research says

The first experience I had with “purple” potatoes was earlier this summer when my bride and I had several Army buddies over for a social gathering, and one of our guests brought a multi-colored potato salad as her contribution to the food table.I was flabbergasted, as was my friend’s hubby, who told me he’d...

Are you THRIVING or SURVIVING? Science reveals your mindset is key

A new study revealed that the key to thriving, rather than just surviving, could be as simple as feeling good about life and yourself, and being good at something, according to a report by the Science Daily.Daniel Brown, a sport and exercise scientist at the University of Portsmouth, studied all the research on what makes people...

Natural chemical in a variety of plants, such as sugarcane, may help you sleep

Have you ever felt so stressed that you can’t sleep? Here’s good news. A study showed that natural chemicals commonly found in sugarcane and other natural products may help reduce stress and improve sleep, as reported by the Science Daily.Sleeping, just like eating, drinking, and breathing, is a basic human need. However, socio-economic factors, stressful jobs,...

Ginseng extracts found to prevent obesity

Obesity is one of the biggest public health issues the world is facing today, and it’s a contributing factor to many deadly illnesses like diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. Ginseng has been the subject of an increasing number of studies in recent years as a potential treatment for this challenging and complex problem.A new...
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