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If you live in an area where can’t go more than a couple of blocks without running into a fast-food establishment, you might be in a mess of trouble. A new study performed by the University of Michigan suggests that people who live in a neighborhood heavily populated by fast food restaurants are 13 percent more likely to suffer from a stroke than those who live in areas where the restaurants are not so predominant. Yikes! Read on to find out more about this frightening discovery . . .
While not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Chinese herbal medicine has been practiced for centuries. There are dozens of different types of herbs that are used to treat a variety of health conditions, but 4 of the most popular Chinese herbs are as follows.
The benefits of adding herbs to your healthy lifestyle are many, but being able to pick the right herbs for your unique health needs depends upon a better understanding of the lingo. Being a big fan of both herbs and defining glossary terms, I'm here to help you brush up on your vocabulary with this terminology crash course!
Thyme (Botanical Name: Thymus Vulgaris)
is a common herb which is used in cooking to enhance the flavor of dishes. It is available all through the year, in fresh and dried varieties. It is normally grown in temperate climates of Asia and Europe. For thousands of years, it has been used to spice up dishes, as a food preservative and in various domestic and herbal medicines. Let's take a look at the many health benefits of thyme.
While St. John’s Wort has been known to help relieve symptoms of mild depression, there has not been much evidence to support its role in more severe cases of depression . . . until now. According to a research published in the Cochrane Systematic Review, this particular plant’s extract may help battle major depression. In fact, researchers have claimed it is “as effective as ‘standard’ anti-depressants and better than placebos, with very little side-effects.” Let’s take a closer look at this recent research.
The superbug known as MRSA is developing into more and more of a concern as it becomes increasingly resistant to traditional treatments such as penicillin. As such, scientists are actively looking for other ways to combat this superbug . . . and they may have found one: tea tree oil. Keep reading for more information on this “natural” approach to fighting the possibly deadly effects of MRSA.
More than 50 million Americans practice homeopathy, an alternative form of medicine that involves the use of diluted natural remedies to stimulate the body’s biological abilities to heal itself. For many people dealing with mysterious conditions or who have not been able to find relief for a host of symptoms through conventional medicine, homeopathy can be the answer they’ve been looking for.
The secret to natural medicine for many common health issues is simply . . . honey. It has many healing properties, as it acts as an anti-viral, anti-antibiotic and anti-fungal. Honey has been used as an effective treatment for conditions such as burns, and fighting colds and flu. Keep reading for three recipes of honey’s natural medicine, as well as the best honey to use when making your homemade remedy.
Information about the use of the term 'organic' as it pertains to healing clays and labeling.
If you’ve ever had your ears clogged with wax, then you understand that it can be annoying and even painful at times. You might even feel like you are suffocating because your ears are so plugged that you cannot hear a thing. But there is a natural solution available; one that dates back to the Ancient Egyptians called ear candling. Let’s take a closer look at this safe, effective way to open up your ears.
As age creeps up, you may begin to notice certain aches and pains that you don’t recall having before, and how you just aren’t as quick to get up as you used to be. But what you might not consider is the potential hazard your home can now turn into, especially as your bones become more brittle and subject to breakage. As a preventative measure, there are some simple adjustments you can make to your surroundings to help prevent falls and reduce the likelihood of accidents.
The Living Clay Company, the provider of the highest quality Calcium Bentonite Clay, is proud to announce the launch of its new Company brand and website and the release of natural, Paraben free Living Clay™ creams and lotions.
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Thirty years ago, the inhabitants of a tiny Ecuadorean town caused a worldwide stir among scientists astonished at their extraordinary longevity. What was the secret of their long life, and has age continued to be kind to them? I visited Vilcabamba and found some truly ancient people.
Shilajit is perhaps the most potent rejuvenator and anti-aging substance ever known to mankind. Attributed with many magical properties Shilajit is found predominately in Himalayan regions.
Here are some amazing new facts about a resource that surrounds us. From an issue of Better Nutrition Magazine,
"Silica addresses osteoporosis, arthrosclerosis, arthritis and Alzheimer's...and it gives us healthy bones, hair and nails. A trace element, silicon is critical for healthy bone cartilage, organ and connective tissues (aorta, trachea, artery walls, ligaments and tendons), and for beautiful hair, skin and nails. Only trace amounts of silicon are required by the human body, when supplied, this mineral does many things to keep us healthy."
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Okinawa, a beautiful Island in Japan, boasts the longest documented lifespan of any area in the civilized world. Okinawan’s have remarkably clean arteries and low cholesterol. Heart disease, breast cancer and prostate cancer are rare. This can be attributed to the Okinawans mostly plant based diet that includes fish and soy foods with a variety of vegetables and a moderate amounts of good fats.
Clay baths are a safe, gentle method for detoxing your system.
How to choose a quality healing clay for internal and external use.