Natural Medicine

Wheat Grass Reverses Cataract-Associated Cloudy Lenses

The idea that one can reverse aging, especially in eye diseases like cataracts, is usually looked upon as an unrealistic expectation. And yet research increasingly reveals that dietary interventions can lead to remarkable improvements. Aloe gel, for instance, was recently found to significantly improve visible signs of skin aging. Who, after all, would not like


A Higher Level Of Freedom: The Benefit Of Cannabis To Health

“If the words “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” don’t include the right to experiment with your own consciousness, then the Declaration of Independence isn’t worth the hemp it was written on.” – Terence McKenna While this article is not focused on the recreational use of cannabis, Terence McKenna’s quote speaks directly to a


Make Your Own Healing Boo-Boo Stick

Lately it seems that I can not get through the day without banging my shins against something, getting bit by an insect, burning myself while reaching into the oven, or having a dry skin itch-attack then scratching my skin raw.  Nothing major, mind you, but I do look like I have been through a war


5 Proven Ways To Boost Testosterone Naturally

Boosting testosterone has become all the rage today, but unless you activate your body’s innate ability to do it naturally you will have to face the possibility of serious side effects. As men reach their mid-forties their testosterone levels begin to decline, with approximately 1% to 2% decrease in measurable blood levels annually, and then


Cinnamon Vs. Ibuprofen For Menstrual Pain

Why risk using a pain killer with deadly side effects?   New research reveals that cinnamon powder is effective at reducing symptoms of painful periods (primary dysmenorrhea) in college age students. Published in the Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research and titled, “Comparative effect of cinnamon and Ibuprofen for treatment of primary dysmenorrhea: a randomized double-blind


Turmeric Neutralizes Deadly Viral Infections, Study Suggests

The global race for an Ebola drug or vaccine is on, with hundreds of millions of dollars of resources invested, but could our best bet already be hiding in plain sight within our spice racks?  A new study published in the journal In Vivo titled,”Curcumin Suppression of Cytokine Release and Cytokine Storm. A Potential Therapy for


Beet Juice Boosts Cognitive Function In One Dose

Could beet juice provide you a brain boost superior to coffee or tea? Recently, Deanna Minich, PhD, founder of Food and Spirit, brought to my attention an amazing new study on beets and their role in promoting cognitive health. She summarized the study as follows: One recent study in 40 healthy people showed that they


The Aspirin Alternative Your Doctor Never Told You About

Millions use aspirin daily without realizing its true dangers. The good news is that there is a natural alternative which preliminary research indicates is safer and more effective. WARNING: Never discontinue a pharmaceutical product without the guidance of a physician. Doing so could have serious, if not life threatening side effects. This article is for


8 Foods That Boost Your Immune System

Maybe you have something as simple as a cold, or perhaps you’re just looking for a little boost in immunity. With the right vitamins and minerals, smart dietary choices can pack a healthy punch. Although diet gets little attention in conventional media when it comes to supporting the immune system, it is one of the


Light-Turmeric Extract Combo Treats Psoriasis Effectively

Oral turmeric extract (curcumin) in combination with light therapy produces remarkable healing results in patients with severe-to-moderate psoriasis. Psoriasis is a chronic, recurrent inflammatory skin condition characterized by itchy, dry, scaly plaques.  Conventional treatment, which involves drugs and sometimes surgery, is often ineffective, leading many to search for alternative treatments. Many of these, however, have


23 Awesome Uses For Lemongrass Essential Oil

Anyone who has used essential oils for a period of time will find that they reach for the same tried and true oils over and over again.  In my case, there are the go-to standards lavender, peppermint, rosemary and frankincense but in addition, there is Lemongrass. Three years ago, I thought lemongrass was an herbal


Eating Dates Produces Powerful Health Benefits, Religion And Science Agree

Since biblical times, dates were to believed to possess profound healing properties, but only now is science catching up to confirm our distant ancestors knew exactly what they were talking about.  If you go by the Nutrition Facts panel of an ordinary package of dates, they look more like sugar bombs than a healthy snack.


Saffron: Ancient Healing Powers Confirmed By Science

Clearly there is something magical about the Crocus sativus flower, from which the spice saffron is derived.  If its striking beauty does not immediately cast a spell on its beholder, often it simply takes experiencing the spice to fall into full enchantment with it.  While saffron is exceptionally expensive, because it takes approximately 150 flowers


3 More Great Supplements For Gut Health

I’ve talked a lot about the importance of maintaining a healthy gut flora because it truly is key for optimal health. Many studies suggest all sorts of illnesses actually “start” in the gut, from weight gain right down to depression. [1] All kinds of bacteria live in your gut—good and bad—but the “friendly” kind actually


Antineoplastons: A Cure For Cancer Ignored For 45 Years?

Could a cure for advanced, chemotherapy and radiation resistant cancer have already been discovered as far back as 1967? Could this curative substance have been so close to us for all this time, as to be part of our own blood and a constituent of our own urine? As crazy as it may sound to


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