Category Archives: Natural Medicine

Healing Herbs For The Respiratory System

Fall is here and winter waiting on our door steps, the garden is dying back, the plants have shed their last seeds and are being tucked in for their winter beauty sleep. As our own energy starts to move inward as well and our bodies are getting ready for the colder season, it is the ...

Artery-Dilating Flaxseed Proven A Potent Healer

A promising new study published in the journal Hypertension titled, "Potent antihypertensive action of dietary flaxseed in hypertensive patients," reveals that dietary flaxseed may represent a powerful therapeutic intervention in patients with cardiovascular disease. Canadian researchers at St. Boniface Hospital Research Centre, Winnipeg, conducted a human clinical trial in order to test whether flaxseed would produce ...

Benefits Of Drinking Lemon Water (Particularly In The Morning)

By: Garrick Dee | juicingwithg.com - A glass of lemon water to start your day could keep the doctor away… Why do I say that? Because according to Hippocrates “All disease begins in the gut” and modern research has been conclusive that an unhealthy gut leads to a myriad of diseases like diabetes and obesity. Drinking this in the morning helps ...

Guide To Using Citrus Oils For Wintery Ailments

Essential oils are used in the practice of aromatherapy for certain health problems. Citrus oils are light, uplifting oils that are particularly useful as the darker winter months approach. Although we traditionally think of warming oils, such as ginger and nutmeg, for winter ailments, citrus oils can uplift your mood and remind you of the ...

Six Medicinal Plants And Their Health Benefits

Nature has offered and bestowed us with a large collection of useful herbs, plants and trees. The number of useful medicinal plants and herbs may surprise you and the types of medicinal uses they have may leave you stunned. There are many important medicinal properties and due to these, some plants can help fight fever, ...

Boosting Your Immune System: 6 Things You Need To Be Eating

Do you want glowing skin, boundless energy, and a nearly super-human resistance to germs and viruses? It’s time to step up your nutritional game. With flu season bearing down on us, we’re hearing a lot in the media about how we should be rolling up our sleeves for a toxic flu shot. Instead, perhaps we should be ...

8 Healing Herbs

    Calendula (Calendula officinalis) Uses: Calendula has long been used to relieve inflammation of the mouth, throat, and stomach; popular as a topical cream or ointment to relieve rashes and irritation and to help heal wounds. Sage (Salvia officinalis) Uses: Helps with sore throat, cough, and colds; recognized in Germany as a treatment for excessive sweating; studies show it can help ...

Turmeric Extract Improves Asthma Patients On Meds

Bronchial asthma can be a life-threatening condition and even the medications used to treat it can be deadly. All the more reason why a new study on a turmeric extract safely improving the condition is so exciting. According to the World Health Organization, bronchial asthma afflicts between 100-150 hundred million people worldwide (roughly the equivalent of ...

The Top 10 Natural Antiviral Ebola Remedies To Be Tested

Antiviral ebola remedies are being touted all over the web, but the problem is that hardly any have been tested specifically against ebola. The following is my list of the top 10 candidates which have a scientifically proven record of being effective against a whole range of viruses. The first one is a vitamin; the ...

Ginger Treats Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

In the first study of its kind, ginger is found to be an effective treatment for heavy menstrual bleeding in young women. Heavy menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia) is one of the most common gynecological problems in women, accounting for approximately 15% of all primary care consultations or outpatient referrals to hospitals, and is treated conventionally with a ...

DIY Antiviral Sanitizing Spray: When Hand Sanitizer Is Not Enough

Although news of Ebola has been dominating the headlines, there is currently another nasty outbreak circulating the United States. Since August, enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) has caused clusters of respiratory disease in the US with over 690 people affected.  As of this writing, five children have died. This is not something to take lightly and is reason ...

Turmeric Extract Improves Brain Function In One Dose

Your spice rack may contain the safest, most fast-acting, brain-boosting substance medical science has yet to confirm effective in a human clinical study.  A remarkable new study published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology titled, "Investigation of the effects of solid lipid curcumin on cognition and mood in a healthy older population," reveals that the primary golden-hued ...

Turmeric Produces ‘Remarkable’ Recovery In Alzheimer’s Patients

Turmeric has been used in India for over 5,000 years, which is likely why still today both rural and urban populations have some of the lowest prevalence rates of Alzheimer's disease (AD) in the world. A recent study on patients with AD found that less than a gram of turmeric daily, taken for three months, ...

Research: Pineapple Enzyme Kills Cancer Without Killing You

Every once in a while a study pops up on the National Library of Medicine's bibliographic database known as MEDLINE that not only confirms the therapeutic relevance of natural substances in cancer treatment, but blows the conventional approach out of the water. Published in 2007 in the journal Planta Medica, researchers found that an enzyme ...

How To Use Garlic As A Medicine

Garlic is one of the most healthy foods with “healing powers” worldwide. Besides the fact that garlic cures colds and flu due to its antibacterial effects, it is also used in other situations. If you suffer from any of the following problems, read how to use garlic as a medicine: Hair Loss If you have a problem ...

Turmeric Compounds Alleviate Chemical Weapons Injury

Alleviate Chemical Weapons Injury Following closely in the wake of recent revelations that the U.S. government endangered their troops by hiding the discovery of chemical weapons in Iraq, new research shows that turmeric extract may provide an ideal natural intervention to relieve the pain and suffering of sulfur mustard-injured patients. Recently, the New York Times revealed in ...

Detox And Freshen Breath With Cardamom

Cardamom, known in India as the ‘Queen of Spices,’ originated in the evergreen rainforests of southern India. This relative of ginger and turmeric has been celebrated since ancient times for its potent therapeutic properties, as well as its culinary value in the cuisines of India, Nepal, Pakistan and China. These seed pods were harvested from wild ...