Alternative Health

How to Maximize Your Menses

During the week you ovulate, you may find you want to connect with friends and nurture yourself.  (iStock/Thinkstock)
During the week you ovulate, you may find you want to connect with friends and nurture yourself. (iStock/Thinkstock)

As women living in modernity, we spend more time refreshing our inbox than we do checking in with our bodies. In a world where productivity...

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    Natural Toothpastes DIY

    Have you ever considered making your own toothpaste? Don’t know how? Think it’s too expensive? Not sure where to start? I have not used commercial... Read more

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    3 Natural Deodorants That Actually Work

    We Americans are very particular about body odor. Unlike other cultures it’s considered uncouth to let your natural body odors shine. And I’m the first... Read more

  • Pake Hall, who led a "Path of Freedom" meditation class in a Swedish prison, at the Gothenburg Zen Center, Gothenburg, Aug. 22, 2014. (Susanne W. Lamm/Epoch Times)

    Meditation a Path of Freedom in Swedish Prisons

    GOTHENBURG, Sweden—A Swedish prison, specialized in treating drug offenders, offered the inmates meditation – under the label of “mindfulness” – as an addition to their... Read more

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    Beat Chronic Stress With Adaptogenic Herbs

    By Derek Henry, Holistic Health Coach for Healing the Body    We are hearing a lot about herbs of late, and for good reason. Many... Read more

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    5 Supplements That May Help With Depression

    Over two-thirds of Australians are thought to use complementary medicines ranging from vitamin and mineral supplements to herbal to aromatherapy and homeopathic products. Mental health... Read more

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    Top 5 Health Benefits of Eucalyptus Oil

    By Natural News, Healing the Body Eucalyptus oil has many properties that make it an attractive solution for many health ills. However, it was not... Read more

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    9 Great Uses for Lavender

    A friend of mine calls lavender the “Swiss Army Knife” of essential oils because you can use it in so many ways. I prefer to... Read more

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    The Science of Laughter

    Laughter is a part of our basic human nature. By embracing laughter, you give yourself permission to relax and look at life with a more... Read more

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    Raw Honey Works Better Than Drugs for Herpes!

    Mainstream physicians usually prescribe Acyclovir ointment or other topical medications to treat herpes outbreaks. But research shows that nature has a better solution. This remedy... Read more

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    Repel Ticks with this Natural Oil

    By Natural News, Organic Lifestyle Magazine With summer in full bloom and more and more cases of Lyme disease being reported, many are searching for... Read more

  • In Chinese medicine, the spleen relates to anxiety and nervousness, and some forms of depression and insomnia. (NADOFOTOS/thinkstock)

    Treating Body and Mind Through the Spleen

    While Western medicine views disease as being biochemical or mechanical, in Chinese medicine, all disorders can involve both physical and psychological processes. Therefore, when we... Read more

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    Healthy Ice Blended Mocha Java (Recipe)

    Here’s a perfect drink to beat the summer heat and the 4 o’clock slump in one shot! This recipe delivers a healthy alternative to coffee shop... Read more

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    Soothe ADD/ADHD Symptoms Naturally With Some Ayurveda Tips

    By Natural News, Healing the Body Often only associated with children, attention-deficit disorder (ADD) and its cousin, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), are both surprisingly common... Read more

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    5 Drug-Free Ways to Control High Blood Pressure

    We do know that high blood pressure can cause heart disease. But it does not stop there. This silent killer has been liked to serious... Read more

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    5 Natural Antibiotics that Fight Illness and Promote Health

    By Natural News, Healing the Body There are many herbs and foods that can treat and prevent a wide variety of illnesses and diseases. Many... Read more

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    Ginger Found to Reduce Premenstrual Pain and Mood Symptoms

    New research has confirmed other findings that ginger root (Zingiber officinale) can relieve premenstrual pain and associated symptoms, without some of the side effects associated... Read more

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