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10 Healing Plants Which Were Used By The Native Americans To Treat Anything From Joint Pain To Cancer For Centuries

More and more people are ditching the traditional medicine and its chemically produced medications and look for natural remedies to every medical …

9 yoga poses to help you live your most healthy, vibrant life

In the midst of a heart-pumping workout, you’re probably <i>not</i> contemplating the long-term consequences of every single burpee and plank jack on your …

10 things you never need to refrigerate

Have you ever opened your refrigerator and realized that you couldn't find what you were looking for because it was overflowing with miscellaneous items? If so, you're in good company. The majority of households pack items into the fridge that simply don't need to be there. Here's a list of 10 …

The best healthy chocolate bars that you can (and should) eat every day

We’ve all heard the good news: eating dark chocolate daily is good for your heart, boosts brain power, and may even help you combat sleep deprivation.<p>…

I Swapped My Headache Meds For Peppermint Essential Oil—Here’s What Happened

Can natural botanicals really ease throbbing head pain as well as OTC painkillers?<p>For as long as I can remember, I’ve been plagued by <b>headaches</b>. Not …

Alternative Medicine

Here Are The 11 Non-Medicine Ways To Help You Stop Coughing Naturally

A cough might be the first warning sign that, yep, you’re coming down with a cold or the flu. (Nooo!) But a cough can also be due to acid reflux, a …

3 complementary natural remedies for the flu

With flu season in full swing, "Good Morning America" looked into some natural, and complementary, remedies for flu symptoms that may offer some …

WTF Is a Salt Room, and How Can It Help Your Anxiety?

It started with a way to relieve stress and heal the body and mind — salt soaks, saltwater from the ocean, and then the rising popularity of Himalayan salt lamps. My sister, who apparently thinks I'm so stressed all the time (I'm not, I just have an intense personality), actually bought me three …

Homeopathy: what you need to know about the controversial alternative medicine

As a protest march against the use of homeopathic remedies to treat pets descended on Westminster earlier this week, professor Edzard Ernst ignited a 13-year row with monarch-to-be Prince Charles over the latter's support of homeopathy.<p>Prince Charles has been a vocal supporter of homeopathy for …

Soak Your Feet in Vinegar Once a Week and You Will See How All Your Diseases Disappear

Apple cider vinegar, in addition to its very characteristic aroma, has substances that are biologically active, with which it is possible to …

Alternative Medicine

Health hit list target natural therapies

A HIT list of natural therapies including naturopathy, yoga and Pilates will be excluded from private health cover next year unless they are offered …

Alternative Medicine

Amazing Healing Properties of Chia Seeds

When I was in my early 20's I was diagnosed with Graves Disease or Hyperthyroidism. This diagnoses took three different doctors to figure out why my …

8 Natural Flu Remedies For Babies That Are Gentle On Their Tiny Bodies

No matter what we do to keep our babies as germ-free as possible during flu season, from sanitizing everything in sight to getting everybody …

Moringa - 4 Moringa Benefits That Are Good For Your Skin, Diet And Hair

Matcha and turmeric can move over for a second, because there's another natural ingredient making a buzz in the beauty sphere - and there isn't much …

These Are The Stuffy-Nose Remedies That Actually Work

Nothing makes you appreciate being able to breathe quite like having a stuffy nose. When you're stuffed up, you sound like Squidward, you sniffle …

The Proven & Unproven Health Benefits Of Honey

<i>By Sandee LaMotte, CNN</i><p>(CNN) — Move over, prehistoric bears. Humans have loved honey since the Stone Age.<p>Rock art pictures of honey harvesting, which …

12 Excellent Healing Foods For Sore Throats

Coping with a sore throat is not a particularly pleasant process. Eating is the last thing that attracts you, but specific foods may actually fuel …

Alternative Medicine

This Pineapple Cough Remedy Is 5x More Effective Than Cough Medicine

5x More Effective Than Cough Medicine – This Overlooked Fruit Will Be Your Favorite New Cough Remedy<br>Pineapple Juice for Cough: Effective Homemade …

Best Tips On How To Do An ACV Hair Rinse and 10 Reasons To Wash Your Hair With Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is so much more than just a salad dressing — this wonder tonic is packed with raw enzymes and beneficial bacteria which aid …

Alternative Medicine

The 4 Essential Oils for Babies That Treat Just About Everything

Okay, so I’m a little behind on the whole essential oil thing, but I did get a steam diffuser for the holidays and I’m more than a little obsessed …

This Treatment Could Offer Real Relief for Breastfed Babies With Colic

New research shows probiotics can be an effective treatment in reducing crying for these L.O.s.<p>Life with a newborn can be truly rough, but if your baby falls into the 10-15% of infants who suffer from colic, marked by unexplained, persistent crying, there's no doubt you've found yourself extremely …

9 ketogenic-friendly recipes to bring you comfort and joy this holiday season

Celebs, doctors, and yes, even Well+Good’s own editors extol the mind and body benefits of the high-fat, low-carb ketogenic diet. But what does …

Ten benefits of shilajit

Shilajit, also called mineral pitch, is the result of a long process of breaking down plant matter and minerals. It is a sticky, black, tar-like …

This super green is a stronger anti-inflammatory than turmeric

When it comes to fighting inflammation—AKA the root of all health evils—turmeric is the most talked-about holistic solution. Whether the flare-up is …

The best breast pumps you can buy

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>The Insider Pick:<p>Whether you’re running an errand, taking a short trip or heading back to work full-time, you’ll need a good breast pump …

Considering Breast-Feeding? This Guide Can Help

There's a big push in the U.S. from pediatricians to have mothers of newborns breast-feed exclusively for at least six months.<p>And many new moms want to. Butonly about 60 percent who start off breast-feeding keep it up for six months or more, according to the Centers for Disease Control and …

Breast Feeding

Scientists Are Excited About This Link Between Breastfeeding And Heart Disease—And You Should Be Too

The perks just keep on coming. You probably already know at least one of the proven benefits of breastfeeding: it can boost baby’s brain power, help …

How to Get Through Airport Security With Breast Milk

It’s perfectly legal to pass through airport security with breast milk, even without a baby in tow, but the rules don’t always hold up in real life …

Breastfeeding May Boost Mom’s Heart Health

Breastfeeding has a long-list of health benefits for both a baby and its mother -- from lowering an infant’s risk of infection to helping mom burn …