Herbal Remedies

Comfrey root ointment is an effective pain relief treatment for osteoarthritis and much more

Apr 6 2017 - 10:08pm
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According to multiple studies, pain relief treatment for osteoarthritis sufferers has been proven to be in nature, with the usage of comfrey root ointment. But, comfrey root ointment has other uses, as many other studies confirm that its ointment can relieve the pain in other conditions.

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common joint disorder in the United States, prevalent in adults over 60 years of age.

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Benefits of Essential Oil Diffusers And Why You Should Own One

Apr 6 2017 - 7:42pm
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The benefits of essential oils go back to the days of Christianity and are still used today for healing, weight loss, and more. One of the many benefits of essential oil diffusers are their use as vessels for purifying the air, stimulating the senses, relaxing the mind and even enhancing spirituality.

Essential oils are often used for relaxation, wellness, and healing, relaxing the mind via the sensesI don’t know about you, but I love the smell of lemon, and I can attest that I have sniffed enou

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Here are the 3 herbs that will help you to reduce anxiety levels

Apr 2 2017 - 11:55pm
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Anxiety has been linked to nutritional deficiencies and with many neurological disorders such as autism, ADHD and general life stresses. Regardless of the reasons why a person may have anxiety, there are studies that suggest that nutrition and herbal supplementation is an effective method to reduce anxiety levels, without the risk of serious side effects.

Here is what researchers say about the 3 herbs that will help you reduce anxiety levels

Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis)

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Moringa Oleifera plant may help improve cognition in people with alzheimer’s disease (AD)

Mar 29 2017 - 11:06pm
Moringa Oleifera plant improves cognition, according to studies

Research on the cognitive related healing capabilities of Moring Oleifera (horseradish seeds) has confirmed ancient folklore of this miracle plant, which has been used for thousands of years, to treat cognitive dysfunction. This scientifically proven ability gives new hope for people suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease.

Previous research has shown that moringa oleifera is able to alter brain monoamines, which have a role in memory processing.

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6 Natural Treatments Every College Student Should Have In Their Dorm

Mar 22 2017 - 5:08pm
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The first lesson students learn when they go off to college is the importance of self-care. Keeping these 6 natural treatments on hand will have them covered for everything from getting over a cold in college to relieving anxiety.

To be a college student today means to be autonomous but, over-scheduled overworked, overstressed, fatigued and frequently ill.

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Recent studies confirm that Nigella sativa seed oil is a promising anticancer treatment.

Mar 20 2017 - 11:40pm
Nigella Sativa plant ( black seed oil) and its many anticancer activities!

Nigella sativa is called a miracle plant since ancient times, and its also marketed as black seed oil. But only the last few decades this plant started to be scientifically investigated in the western world. Recent studies have confirmed folklore that Nigela sativa seed’s oil inhibits the growth of various types of cancer, making its oil a promising anticancer treatment.

Some of the promising studies on Nigella sativa seed oil and its anticancer activities are below:

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St John’s Wort is a safe and efficient treatment for depression and anxiety

Feb 24 2017 - 2:50am
St John's Wort for Depression and anxiety treatment

A meta –analysis of 27 studies, involving 3,126 subjects diagnosed with depression, has revealed that St. John’s Wort extract is equally effective to antidepressants, and have superior safety for treating depression.

Patients taking the extract had the same clinical response if compared to patients medicated with anti- depressants/anxiety pills, they also had lower rate of adverse events and had fewer withdraws

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Natural remedies are helpful for treatment of impetigo

Feb 14 2017 - 6:21pm
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Impetigo is a common bacterial skin infection which is generally seen in children, although it is also sometimes seen in adults. Antibiotics are the mainstay of conventional treatment for impetigo, but natural remedies are also very helpful.

If impetigo is not treated aggressivley it can have serious complications. Natural remedies offer hope for effective treatment of impetigo.

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The Cure for Fire: How Tea Can Heal You

Jan 16 2017 - 8:55am
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In Ancient China, they called tea, “[that which] is cold and lowers fire.” Inflammation was known as “fire” in China, which is understandable given inflammation's symptoms (feeling of heat, redness, and etc.) But the Ancient Chinese knew tea heals your body in many more ways – here's a bit about the health benefits of tea and what scientists have found.

Traditional Chinese Medicine holds that tea can cure inflammation, cancer, metabolic syndrome, diseases of the heart, and more. Does science back up these claims? Yes!

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Frankincense and Its Health Benefits

Dec 1 2016 - 8:00pm
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The holiday season stirs up thoughts of frankincense, a substance derived from the Boswellia tree and a natural remedy with a long history of healing powers. However, not all of the benefits attributed to the herbal supplement have met the rigors of scientific scrutiny, so it seems like an appropriate time to review some of those findings.

Some basics about frankincense

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Try These Natural GERD Remedies If You're Experiencing Heartburn

Nov 27 2016 - 9:17am
Natural GERD Remedies

Have heartburn? You might want to stay away from over-the-counter medications like Prilosec or Prevacid. They've been linked with causing kidney problems. Try these holistically healthy remedies for heartburn and see if they help.

Have you ever felt a burning sensation in your throat or somewhere near your chest? You could be experiencing heartburn.

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Curcumin Tackles Depression

Oct 13 2016 - 11:32am
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You may be familiar with curcumin as an effective natural remedy for digestive problems and inflammation, but there’s growing evidence that this active ingredient in the spice turmeric (Curcuma longa) can do much more. Several recent studies, including one appearing in the Journal of Affective Disorders, report that curcumin tackles depression.

Depression affects approximately 350 million people of all ages around the world. It’s the leading cause of disability and a major factor in the overall burden of disease.

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Supplement May Help Improve Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Sep 13 2016 - 2:10pm
Supplements and Irritable bowel syndrome

Lifestyle and diet changes may be very helpful to those who suffer from IBS, including (potentially) the addition of a supplement called Berberine.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or IBS, is a functional gastrointestinal disorder that affects about 10-15% of the population.

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4 Health Benefits of Ginger

Aug 21 2016 - 9:08am
4 health benefits of ginger

It’s no secret that ginger has been used for thousands of years as a natural remedy for various symptoms and health problems, and a growing amount of research is uncovering more reasons why ginger rocks. Here are some of the health benefits of ginger, including the latest study on this natural remedy and inflammatory bowel disease.

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and ginger

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Herbal Remedy Helps Body Weight and Stress

Jul 30 2016 - 11:33am
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New research suggests that a common herbal remedy can help people manage body weight, especially if they are experiencing chronic stress in their lives. Chronic stress has been associated with obesity and weight management issues, so finding a natural way to tackle this problem could be a welcome approach for many individuals struggling with their weight.

Most people are familiar with stress in their lives, and you probably know it can take a significant toll on your physical, emotional, and mental health.

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11 Incredible Uses for Apple Cider Vinegar: 2nd Will Refresh You

Jun 3 2016 - 9:51am
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Apple cider vinegar is more than just a tasty addition to an apple pie. It actually has a ton of health benefits and a variety of interesting and practical uses. Go and grab some today in order to try out some of these household remedies and tricks.

Here are 11 uses for apple cider vinegar:

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Natural Digestion Remedies Help Weight Loss

May 14 2016 - 8:10pm
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Effective weight loss is not just about what you eat or when; it’s also about how well you digest your food. Good digestion helps you lose excess pounds, enhances your metabolism, and more.

How well do you digest your food? If you are like most people, you could use some help in that department, so we’re going to show you how.

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How Essential Oils May Contribute To Weight Loss

May 5 2016 - 9:59am
Essential Oils fo Weight Loss

There seems to have been an explosion in the popularity of essential oils (EOs), with its users claiming multiple health benefits all across the spectrum including weight loss.

Pinterest is full of tips and instructions, and an internet search can provide articles on the history of oils and their evolution into everyday use in our homes, recipes for blending, as well as m

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Herbal Remedy Sailuotong May Help Vascular Dementia

Dec 10 2015 - 10:56am
sailuotong for vascular dementia

Scientists are moving ahead on positive findings from previous research indicating that the traditional Chinese herbal remedy sailuotong may help vascular dementia. Among older adults, vascular dementia is the second most prevalent type of dementia, while Alzheimer’s disease is the first.

The latest study of sailuotong is a phase III clinical trial being launched by Australia’s National Institute of Complementary Medicine (NICM) following the success of previous studies which showed

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Moringa oleifera As Cancer Treatment?

Sep 15 2015 - 2:42pm
Moringa oleifera as cancer treatment

Moringa oleifera is a supplement made from parts of the moringa tree (aka, the drumstick tree) and is highly honored around the world for its nutritional value and various health benefits. Among those benefits could be Moringa oleifera as cancer treatment if the discoveries from a new study continue to bear fruit.

Moringa oleifera is cultivated around the world in tropical and subtropical environments, but it is a native of the Himalayan region.

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5 Herbal Teas Help with Weight Loss

Aug 27 2015 - 7:31am
5 herbal teas help with weight loss

Herbal teas can be a safe, effective way to help with weight loss. However, you want to be sure you are drinking teas that have been shown scientifically to assist with dropping those extra pounds.

A new study appearing in Clinical Nutrition Research discusses the benefits of two such herbal teas for weight loss.

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Popular Herbal Supplement Warning

Jul 31 2015 - 8:40am
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If you shop for supplements, the odds are that you have seen this popular herbal supplement on the shelf. But did you know that even though it is easily available without a prescription that it is just as powerful some prescription drugs - and just as dangerous. Here’s what you need to know before buying this popular herbal supplement.

One of the most common misconceptions of herbal supplements is that because they are natural and can be purchased from a health food shop without a prescription, that they are always safe.

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Can Echinacea Rival Tamiflu as Flu Treatment?

Jun 23 2015 - 3:27pm
Echinacea and Tamiflu flu treatment

Echinacea is an herb that has long been the subject of controversy concerning its healing abilities, especially involving the upper respiratory tract infections such as the common cold and the flu. Now a new comparative study published in Current Therapeutic Research suggests that Echinacea is as effective against flu viruses as oseltamivir, also known as Tamiflu.

Influenza is a tremendous threat and challenge every year.

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Vaginal Dryness Improves with Sea Buckthorn

Aug 19 2014 - 6:43am
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Vaginal dryness is a problem that affects more than half of postmenopausal women and many younger women as well. Sea buckthorn oil may provide effective relief.

More than half of postmenopausal women experience vaginal dryness, and you may be surprised at how many younger women are plagued by this problem as well.

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International Sleep Remedies to Help Fight Jet Lag and Weight Gain

Aug 4 2014 - 11:17am
Sleep Remedies

One of the problems of international travel is not just the fact that many of us suffer from jet lag that can last anywhere from a few days to a few weeks, but also is the fact that many experience weight gain as well. This should come as no surprise as numerous studies over the past few years point to the lack of good sleep as one common cause of weight gain.

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THC in cannabis may slow tumor growth

Jul 17 2014 - 10:55am
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There has been a great deal of controversy surrounding the legalization of marijuana initiatives across the United States. Although there appears to be some therapeutic properties to the proper use of controlled marijuana nevertheless there remains justified fears that abuse of marijuana may cause emotional problems and other health problems. On the brighter side of the debate new research shows that THC in cannabis may slow the growth of tumors.

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Doctors must do their homework about St. John's wort and other supplements

Jul 5 2014 - 7:12am
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There has been a growing interest in natural supplements to help reach for emotional well being due to increasing reports of catastrophic side effects which are often associated with psychiatric drugs. St. John's wort is a well known supplement for the treatment of depression. Overall this supplement is generally well tolerated. However, research has uncovered that there may be dangerous side effects when St. John's wort is mixed with many prescription drugs.

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