natural remedies

  • The Truth about Gout

    While gout has been called “the disease of kings,” those afflicted feel anything but royal.

    Origins, Symptoms, and Natural Remedies
    By Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc
  • Beating Libido Limbo

    If you experience diminished sexual energy at some time in your life, you’re not alone. Many women who are perfectly capable of sexual fulfillment find their potential held back by low sexual energy, or common symptoms that interfere with their ability to become fully aroused. Female baby boomers in particular report low sexual desire in numerous health surveys.

    The best natural secrets for enhancing your sexuality
    By Laurie Steelsmith, ND, LAc, and Alex Steelsmith
  • Holistic Parenting

    Nothing is more important than our health—except the health of our children. From the time they are infants through young adulthood, nearly everything our sons and daughters eat, drink, inhale, swallow, or rub on their skin is determined by their parents—often at the advice of a pediatrician.

    Tips to keep your children healthy naturally
    By Jeff Cohen
  • 5 Herbs for Comfort and Wellness

    For many of us, getting comfortable is often the subject of daydreams or relegated to weekends or vacations. Common signs of discomfort, such as stiffness, insomnia, depression, chronic pains, and early signs of aging, are ways our bodies communicate the need for action to support our health and wellness.

    Are you comfortable? If not, your body may be trying to tell you something.
    By Letha Hadady, DAc
  • Condition Spotlight: Combat UTIs Naturally

    Current data estimates that over 450,000 women in the United States suffer from urinary-tract infections (UTIs). In the US alone, over seven million doctor’s office visits are made per year as a result of UTIs. Despite the name of this disorder (urinary-tract infection), problems can occur anywhere within the urinary system.

    Four remedies to keep you UTI-free
    By George L Redmon PhD, ND
  • Condition Spotlight: Sunburn Aftercare

    Sunburn results from over-exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays, which penetrate the top layers of skin to dehydrate the deeper sub dermal layer. Sunburn isn’t just a clever name—sunburn is a type of burn and should be treated as such. Keep in mind that a burn is essentially dehydration caused by heat or chemicals. Rehydration is often key to soothing burns.

    Once the damage from sunburn is done, there’s no going back. However, you can alleviate the pain with a few simple home remedies.
  • Cure Yourself...Naturally

    I am an adventurer by nature and when a natural remedy or method of healing comes to my attention, I jump right in and try it, as long as it seems safe. I have tried many different remedies through the years and found some that work and some that don’t. Here are some techniques and remedies I have found most effective. Luckily, they can be done with items right in your own home!

    Better health is closer than you think!
    by Carolyn Harrington
  • Natural Ingredients to Stop Colds

    When cold season hits, turn to nature to keep healthy.  Fluids and a well-balanced diet is always the best bet but there are some super-ingredients that can charge up your immune system.  The below chart has some special tips. 

    Natural ways to charge up your immune system and stay healthy.
    by Dr. Yael Halaas, MD
  • For A Healthy Glow: Apply + Relax

    When signs of aging begin to show, your face is almost always the first place you’ll notice a change. Fine lines, wrinkles, sagging skin, blemishes, and build-ups of other impurities compound over time—or make premature appearances—if you don’t take care to protect your skin.

    Pamper yourself with one of these do-it-yourself facial masks and discover healthy, vibrant skin—all without spending a fortune at the spa.
  • Get Rid of Sinusitis

    Finding someonewho suffers from sinus infections is like playing “Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon.” You know, the game where you can link any actor to Bacon within six connections of others who have worked with him. “Six Degrees of Sinusitis” may not be as glamorous—mucus and all—but it does show how prevalent sinus infections are.

    Fight sinus infections the natural way to get rid of them for good.
    By Lauren Katims