Natural Medicine

Make Your Own Whipped Vapor Rub

I grew up with Vick’s VapoRub always being present in my childhood medicine cabinet. When I was feeling under the weather, my mother would rub this on my chest, and almost immediately, the mentholated fumes would start working their magic. I decided to make my own whipped version of this old-fashioned herbal ointment using natural ingredients


How To Use Himalayan Salt Crystals For Healing

By: Dr. Joseph Mercola - Your skin is an excretory organ that mirrors the condition of your intestines. When you take a salt water (brine) bath, the salt minerals penetrate your skin in form of ions. This stimulation will cause natural cell growth in your living cell layers. Bio-energetic weak points will be balanced and your


Lime Juice Could Save 100's Of Thousands Of Lives Each Year

While billions of dollars are poured into research and development for pharmaceutical drugs, the humble lime has been proven to mitigate and even cure diseases that cause millions to suffer and hundreds of thousands to die each year worldwide. The lime is best know for its role in key lime pie and margaritas, but did


Research Shows This One Plant Can Kill Cancer Cells And Treat Diabetes

Bitter melon is a fruit that grows abundantly in Asia, Africa and the Caribbean. Traditionally it has been used to treat diabetes and other more mild diseases or illnesses. More recently, bitter melon juice was shown to kill pancreatic cancer cells in vitro and in mice in a study done by the University of Colorado.


Did You Know This One Compound Can Help Prevent Cancer?

By: Science Daily - Cancer types such as melanoma, prostate cancer and certain types of leukemia weaken the body by over-activating the natural immune system. Researchers from the University of Copenhagen have now demonstrated that selenium — naturally found in, e.g., garlic and broccoli — slows down the immune over-response. In the long term, this


Breastfed, Homebirthed Babies Taken Away From Parents For Not Using Hospital

By: Terry LaPoint | Medical Kidnap - All three of their babies have been taken away from them and placed in the care of strangers. Levi was 10 months old when his mother, local singer and songwriter Erica May Rengo, gave birth to his twin brother and sister, at their home in Bellingham, Washington. “Our birth


Could Turmeric Save Us From The CDC's 'Nightmare Bacteria'?

New research indicates that the ancient spice turmeric may help to mitigate the growing threat of antibiotic resistant infections that the CDC recently estimated will take 23,000 U.S. lives each year. A new study published in the journal Molecule indicates that the ancient Indian spice turmeric may help to countermand the growing threat of bacteria


22 Powerful Uses Of Frankincense Essential Oil

When it comes to essential oils, I believe practical and anecdotal uses are those that can be relied upon to deliver the best results.  And so it is with one of the most powerful and versatile oils available, Frankincense. I do not say this lightly because truth be told, I initially shunned Frankincense, or “Frank”


The Healing Benefits Of Bath Salts

By: Natural Health Ezine - The healing benefits of bath salts, both Epsom salts and Dead Sea salts, have been known for centuries. Today, Epsom salts and Dead Sea salts are a popular, natural ingredient in many home made bath salts. They both have benefits that make taking a soak in the bath not only


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


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


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


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