Alternative Health

Shampoo Is Dead, Long Live Shampoo

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The forefront of hair care today is to refrain from washing it every single day. A rinse in the shower is allowed but in this...




  • Mix a little ground flax seed with hot water, cinnamon and sweetener for a colon-healing tea. (YelenaYemchuk/iStock/Thinkstock)

    Keeping Your Colon in Working Order

    There is an epidemic of digestive disorders in North America, and it comes from a foundation of poor nutritional habits, negative emotions, and improper balance... Read more

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    How Long Is Strep Throat Contagious? (Plus Natural Strep Remedies)

    Strep throat is one of the more unpleasant cold and flu like illnesses out there, leaving most of those who catch it with such terrible... Read more

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    4 Steps to Heal Leaky Gut and Autoimmune Disease

    Leaky gut syndrome is a rapidly growing condition that millions of people are struggling with and don’t even know it. From the sound of it,... Read more

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    43 Natural Alternatives for Colds and Flu

    Echinacea use reduces the incidence and duration of the common cold. Echinacea appears effective in preventing upper respiratory tract infections in children. Treatment with Echinacea Plus... Read more

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    8 Reasons to Add Stinging Nettles to Your Healing Plan

    By Paula Youmell, Healing the Body The human body is an amazing healing organism. The food and healing plants we put into our body affect... Read more

  • (L-R) Eva-Maria Nordström, Jonathan Stoltz and Ann Dolling. They carried out the research project about how spending time in the forest affects people with stress-related illnesses at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. (Ulrika Lagerlöf/Skogssällskapet)

    A Forest Relieves Stress

    STOCKHOLM, Sweden—Spending time in the forest makes us feel better and helps recovery from stress-related illness, according to a study by scientists at the Swedish... Read more

  • Essential oils constitute a unique branch of herbal medicine and can benefit multiple areas of the body simultaneously. (botamochi/iStock/Thinkstock)

    Using Essential Oils to Remedy Common Conditions

    Essential oils constitute a unique branch of herbal medicine. Their chemical makeup gives them a host of desirable properties that can be used to alleviate... Read more

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    How to Maximize Your Menses

    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... Read more

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    6 Holistic Approaches to a Fever

    By Derek Henry, Holistic Health Coach for Healing the Body Conventional doctors have been taught to treat every symptom that comes to their attention. As... Read more

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    10 Reasons to Love your Homeopath

    Why should you love your homeopath? There are lots of reasons from love to money, and more. For your health.  Lots of people who swear... Read more

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    6 Herbs that Enhance Digestive Health

    By Natural News, Healing the Body Digestion problems are never a pleasant situation to have to deal with. Not only are they often painful, such... Read more

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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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