Natural Medicine

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 | - 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

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

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

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

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

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

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,

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