Wholistic Mom

By Dee Braun | A collection of natural health and healing articles to help us live healthier lives, as well as articles focusing on home, family and happy, healthy pets.

How to Improve Your Digestion for More Energy

If you want to improve your energy levels, then fixing your diet is one of the very best things you can do.<p>When you get the right nutrients in your …

Muscle Test for Food and Remedy Match

You may have seen people doing this in the health food store: One person is holding a product such as a bottle of vitamins with one arm stretched out …

10 Skin Care Ingredients to Avoid

1. <b>Methyl, Propyl, Butyl and Ethyl Parabe</b>n Used as inhibitors of microbial growth and to extend the shelf life of products. Have caused many allergic …

Living in a Toxic World – Ways to Avoid Environmental Toxins

The world we live in today is full of environmental toxins and pollution. Every day new toxins are pumped into the air we breathe from an …

Nutritional Support For ADHD

ADHD is a large problem in the US and the disorder can manifest itself in a number of ways, not all of them are obvious. Although there are a number …

Fun Ways to Get Kids to Eat Vegetables

We all laugh at the commercials that show kids hiding vegetables but the truth is as parents we really do want our kids to eat the veggies and not …

Signs of the Season: Winter Skincare for the Entire Family

The skin is the largest organ in the body. Generally, when there’s a problem elsewhere in the body it comes out on the skin.<p>This winter, help your …

Natural Remedies for Arthritis

Do you or someone that you love suffer from arthritis? If so, the pain and discomfort that is commonly associated with arthritis may be too much to …

Essential Oils for Beauty

When using essential oils to moisturize the skin, simply add to a carrier oil such as Jojoba.<p>Another good tip is to purchase fragrance and lanolin …

The Connection Between Sugar and Inflammation

By in Nutrition 0<p>One of the reasons inflammation occurs is from a rapid rise in blood sugar, which causes biochemical changes in the cell.<p>Staying …

Effective Exercises for Back Pain

Exercise is very important on so many levels.<p>Proper alignment of the head over the shoulders, over the hips, over the knees, or over the feet, is …

Top Four Tips for Harvesting and Storing Fresh Herbs

Growing herbs or buying them fresh is a healthful and tasty way to use these plants.<p>But harvesting and storing them at the correct times and using …

First Aid Training for Frostbite

Frostbite is freezing of body tissue. It is caused by exposure to extremely cold temperatures. Mild cases of frostbite affect just the skin, however, …

Nutritional Advice for Depression

Depression is the most prevalent of all the emotional disorders. Symptoms may vary from feelings of minor sadness to sheer misery and dejection.<p>When …

The Health Benefits of Vitamin B

Vitamin B is a complex or a group of vitamins – B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9, and B12. The scientific names are thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, …

Safe, Natural Ways to Detox Your Body

Detoxifying is the process of releasing accumulated toxins and waste products that build up throughout our system. From birth, we are bombarded by …

Emergency Medicine: Heart Attack and CPR

A blood clot is the most common cause of a blocked coronary artery. Usually, the artery is already partially narrowed by atheromas. An atheroma may …

Anti-Aging Supplements: Benefits of Vitamin E

By in Nutrition 1<p>Vitamin E (tocopherols) is the most abundant fat-soluble antioxidant in the body.<p>One of the most efficient chain-breaking …

Cardiovascular Health: Tips for Preventing a Stroke

A stroke occurs within the cardiovascular system and occurs when blood is blocked from a certain part of the brain. This can either be caused by a …

Witch Hazel – Herbal Profile

<b>Botanical Name –</b> Hamamelis virginiana <b><br>Origin –</b> USA <b><br>Exraction –</b> Alcohol and water (14% alcohol) <b><br>Shelf life –</b> 3 years<b>Specifications</b><b>Color –</b> Clear <b><br>Odor –</b> …

All About Tinctures

Herbal tinctures are concentrated liquid extracts of the medicinal properties of herbs. Tinctures represent one of many different ways to prepare and …

Natural Remedies to Help Relieve Arthritis Symptoms

Arthritis strikes many individuals of all ages and can be very painful and debilitating. Arthritis affects the joints and bones.<p>There are more than …

Staying Heart Healthy: Nine Cholesterol-Lowering Foods

By in Nutrition 0<p>If you’re like many who have been diagnosed with elevated cholesterol, you would like to control the condition with diet before …

The Most Dangerous Food Additives

When was the last time that you consumed a veggie in its natural form? How about consuming any food that did not have anything sprinkled or poured …

Natural Remedies for Endometriosis

<b>What is endometriosis?</b>The endometrium is a special type of tissue that usually lines the inner walls of a woman’s uterus. Sometimes endometrium …

Crystals for New Beginnings

The power behind new beginnings, whether it is for a New Year or a new day, can be found in the strength of our mental attitude.<p>Encouraging words, …

Chakra, Stone and Essential Oil Correspondences

<b>-Root Chakra</b><br>Base of spine; low abdominal area.<br>Hematite – general healing & balancing, focuses energies<br>Obsidian – general healing, removes …

Frizz Zapper Hair Recipe

By in DIY Hair 0<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>* 1/2 cup conditioner<br>* 1/4 cup honey<br>* 1 tablespoon almond oil<p><b>Directions:</b><p>Mix ingredients, blend well. Pour mixture over …

Common Herb-Nutrient-Drug Interactions

<i>This Review was carefully researched and written by Sarah Abernathy, the head of the research department – http://www.healthyliving.com/</i><p>Do you worry …