Natural Medicine

Coconut Oil Fights Deadly Yeast Infections, Study Suggests

A common food oil has been found to have potent antifungal properties that could literally save lives.  The coconut palm is perhaps the world’s most widely distributed and versatile food-medicine, and has been prized and even revered by indigenous cultures for a wide range of health complaints since time immemorial. Increasingly, scientific evidence is emerging validating

10 Food-Medicines That Could Save Your Life

Guest Interview: Sayer Ji, founder of Dr. Axe: Welcome to The Natural Cures Summit. I am your host, Dr. Josh Axe, along with one of my co-hosts and partners here in putting on this summit. And that is Sayer Ji from GreenMedInfo. And we have an absolutely incredible segment here for you today. We’re

Coconut: The Earth's Most Widespread Medicinal Fruit Plant

Besides hemp, there are few if any plants that produce as much food, shelter, and medicine as the coconut palm.  A new scientific review on the coconut palm (Cocos nucifera), referred to as “the most naturally widespread fruit plant on Earth,” reveals its various constituents, which include husk, root, oil, water, and flesh, together possess the

Why All Diabetics Should Know About Turmeric

Many diabetics already know about the benefits of a low-glycemic diet, but why haven’t they heard about turmeric, one of the world’s most extensively researched anti-diabetic plants? A recent literature review published in the International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism titled, “Anti-Hyperglycemic Effect and Insulin Sensitizing Effects of Turmeric and Its Principle Constituent Curcumin,” adds

Only 1 TBSP Of Coconut Oil Produces Powerful Health Changes, Study Confirms

A simple tablespoon daily of coconut oil could promote weight loss and improve cardiovascular health, reveals a new clinical study.  A new study titled, “A coconut extra virgin oil-rich diet increases HDL cholesterol and decreases waist circumference and body mass in coronary artery disease patients,” holds great promise in those suffering from overweight, obesity, and

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

An Herb For Thought: Pine

PINE When European settlers came to the continent and were suffering from scurvy due to lack of vitamin C, the Native Americans introduced them to pine needle tea. It is believed that this tree has originated from Austria and Russia and then spread to different parts of the world. Pine needle tea is a centuries-old

When The Meds Run Out, These Are The Natural Alternatives That Could Save Your Life

One of the perks of Ready Nutrition is to read books on prepping and natural living and share which ones I like with all of you. Like many of you, I have a natural curiosity about natural medicine and practiced using essential oils and herbs to make my own salves and teas. I am by

What Is Adrenal Fatigue? – Causes And Symptoms

Life moves fast and a lack of energy is a complaint for many. Fatigue or tiredness has become an increasingly common symptom, and there is a theory floating around that has taken on this issue. Adrenal Fatigue was a term coined by James M. Wilson, and it proposes that chronic mental, physical, or emotional stress

What Are The Health Benefits Of Tamarind?

Grown around the world, the tamarind tree and its fruit that grows in pods and appears brown when mature, delivers B vitamins and is an excellent source of calcium, magnesium, and iron. An important part of the tropical cuisine and traditional medicine for centuries, the tamarind fruit has gained a reputation as a powerful super-food

25 Natural Remedies For Diabetes

A few weeks ago I read an email from a reader that made me sad.  In it, she said that given her daughter’s reliance on insulin, she had come to terms with the fact that in a true SHTF scenario, her daughter would die. Those of you that have read William Forstchen’s book, One Second After

True Healing: Beyond “Managing”, “Treating” And “Curing” A Disease

True healing and true health are deep concepts which by their very definition imply oneness and unity (the word heal is etymologically derived from various words such as the Old English hælan meaning “to make whole”). True healing includes the many levels within you beyond just the physical – the integration of the emotional, sexual, mental, spiritual and other

The Secret Health Benefits Of Probiotics For Women

Appreciation for the role probiotic bacteria play in promoting good health has reached the mainstream, and now more people than ever before are taking notice. Whether they’re reaching for yogurt or kombucha or popping a probiotic supplement, it’s almost basic knowledge that probiotics offer a huge health benefit. Not only are probiotics helpful for easing

If Cannabis Can Kill "Incurable" Brain Cancer, Why Is It Criminalized? (VIDEO)

Cannabis contains a compound that may kill brain cancers that chemotherapy and radiation can’t touch, so why isn’t it being used today?  In recent years, we’ve focused heavily on educating our readers about the still relatively unknown role that cancer stem cells play in cancer, both in terms of conventional cancer treatment failure and the

The Health Risks And Benefits Of The Oleander Plant

  Warning: Oleander extract is made from a highly-lethal, poisonous plant. The following post is meant to offer exciting insight into emerging scientific evidence of its use as a natural remedy. Taking this extract without the guidance of an expert can lead to serious health complications, including death. Recently I have had alot of questions

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