Natural Remedies

How To Stop The Hiccups!

I hate the hiccups. I mean I don't think that anyone particularly likes having the hiccups but it is very very uncomfortable and embarrassing. What is this uncontrollable compulsion that jerks my entire chest upward and causes my throat to feel like it will turn itself inside out.Mom always said to hold my breath...

My Dog Keeps Giving Me Poison Ivy

I didn't get a poison ivy rash until I was about 25 years old. That is not because I was some little princess that never went out into the woods. It is because for 25 years I rubbed it (no pun intended), in all of my friends faces that; I was NOT allergic to...

Natural Aphrodisiacs: Get Your Green Groove Back

Sex is natural. We have unique, physiological desires to do it for the survival of our species, right? Well, in modern society, our desire doesn’t always match up to that of our partners. Women and men are so different; we take medications, we have conditions, we have stress….suddenly doing it isn’t so simple anymore. What...

Doggie Detox Basics

Should we be alarmed at our dog's exposure to toxins? Onlynaturalpet.com suggests that;"In the short run, our pets' bodies react to toxins as ours do - the immune system ramps up processes like inflammation, mucus production or diarrhea to help the immune system's army of cells resolve the problem and purge the offending "invaders"...

Apple Cider Vinegar Detox; Which Recipe to Use?

So, we all know that apple cider vinegar is kind of a big deal. It is the go-to main ingredient in a host of detox drinks out in the natural healing world.Apple cider vinegar has so many benefits that it deserves an article in and of itself on why it's such a big deal...

What is Leaky Gut Syndrome?

I am not sure of exactly when it happened; but at some point in the last ten years, the term "Leaky Gut Syndrome" became a regular fixture all over the internet. This rather disturbing and strange term is self-explanatory.Leaky gut syndrome is when the lining of the intestines is worn down and thin enough...

Coconut Oil; What’s the Big Deal?

There is an inside joke amongst my friends and myself that whatever your problem is; coconut oil can fix it.This super food has truly made an explosive entrance into the healthy living and natural remedy field in the last decade. It is impossible to carouse pinterest without stumbling upon yet another use for coconut...

Deodorant; Poisons, Toxins, Dos and Don’ts

In the past several years more and more research is indicating that the deodorants and antiperspirants that consumers are using are not only irritating to the skin but can clog sweat glands and cause certain forms of cancer.Yes, I like to smell fresh and clean. No, I do not want to go ea naturale...

Foods That Fight Depression

In the last ten years there has been a major boom in research and media about the direct link between the foods we put in our bellies and or overall health. What we consume has effects on every part of our bodies. Since depression is such a major issue for so many people, what...

Home Remedies for Mange

Image from Flickr by The University of Liverpool Health and Life Sciences
"Get outta here, ya mangey mutt!", I think I heard this in some cartoon as a child. I never really thought that MY dog would get mange. I had also mentally categorized mange with polio and measles; as if it were an ailment of which would never crop up in my vaccinated, disinfected world....
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