The taproot part of the beet is referred to as the beetroot. Beetroot is both used for food and medicinal uses. From Middle Ages onwards, beetroot was regarded as a treatment for various illnesses and conditions, particularly those illnesses related to blood and digestion. The beet plant consists of a round, firm vegetable purple in […]

Yeast infection can be an extremely embarrassing and uncomfortable condition. A yeast infection must be treated, not only because it is uncomfortable, but because if it is allowed to develop, it can then contaminate the blood with poisonous chemicals. Home Remedies for Yeast Infection  In this article you will find some at-home remedies that treat […]

The name Astragalus refers to a whole host of herbal and shrub species encompassing over 3000 varieties within the genus. A member of the legume family, Astragalus is also referred to as goat’s thorn, milkvetch, and locoweed. Native to the Northern hemisphere where the climate is mild or temperate, Astragalus grows easily in standard conditions. […]

Rooibos tea, originating from South Africa, is being hailed for its plethora of health benefits. These benefits include curing headaches, insomnia, asthma, eczema, bone weakness, hypertension, allergies and premature aging. The tea has no caffeine and can be enjoyed as often as you would like. The USDA has even noted the tea can help prevent […]

Hibiscus tea is not popular, but it sure has its benefits. Hibiscus is an annual flowering plant of the mallow family, Malvaceae. This plant is found throughout the world in warm, tropical and subtropical regions. Hibiscus has conspicuous, trumpet-shaped flowers that are red, pink, orange or yellow in color. It is the national flower of […]

A healthy ecosystem makes a healthy garden. That is why the answer to your garden pests is not found in that bottle full of harsh chemicals that annihilates all life. These pesticides not only harm the soil and the ecosystem, but they also harm you! Controlling Garden Pests Naturally Pesticides have been linked to birth […]

Using non-toxic cleaners is a great way to remove the toxins from your home. Commercial cleaners, like laundry detergent, fabric softener and fabric stain removers, can leave toxins lingering in the air and around your home. Aside from these chemicals, it is a huge money saver to create your own cleaners using natural ingredients. The […]

Chest congestion is caused by a buildup of fluids, both inside and around your lungs. It can lead to uncomfortable symptoms, such as a tightness in the chest that can make breathing into a chore. Other symptoms include bloody phlegm, shortness of breath, coughing, runny nose, crackling noise when breathing, body aches and fever, among […]

Cleansing your blood is highly important, particularly for those who prefer the alternative health route. Blood cleansing provides huge benefits in general health, as well as preventing cancer. There are many amazing herbs and foods that serve as high quality blood cleansers, and can be used to give your system a boost. Blood Cleansing Herbs […]

Apple cider vinegar has many healing properties that people can take advantage of in their day to day lives. It’s been known to provide help to those who are sick, suffering from indigestion or skin conditions. You can use apple cider vinegar for so many different conditions or purposes, from hair conditioner to skin health […]

Turmeric is a powerful healer that grows naturally in the environment. It’s been in use for some time for its amazing antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. As research into the herb’s healing potential delves deeper, turmeric has been discovered to benefit many conditions, including Alzheimer’s and heart disease. Health Benefits of Turmeric As a medicinal herb, […]

  Dog care is of high importance to those who have a beloved pet of their own.  Many books have been written on the subject of holistic pet care, however, there are few that have established themselves as must-haves. As you care for your dog, it’s extremely important to know what to do and how […]

Organic black tea is a classic, much loved beverage around the world. It can come in a wide variety of flavors and scents. Some are highly caffeinated, others are much less. High quality black teas are typically rich in texture with delicious flavors and scents. Each provides a wealth of healthy benefits to the drinker, […]

There are a lot of different herbs that grow naturally and have many medicinal uses. The following list isn’t exhaustive and doesn’t provide all of the herbs in the world. Herbs and Their Uses A Aconite is praised as an effective herbal treatment for ailments such as immune deficiency, heart palpitations, anxiety, insomnia, fevers, labor […]

Commercial toilet bowl cleaners typically come filled with chemicals, toxins and other unwanted substances. Toilet bowl cleaners and deodorizers are known to have chemicals that are highly poisonous, such as Isopropyl alcohol. You can make your own cleaning supplies to combat the problems that can arise from using toxic toilet bowl cleaners, as well as […]

Since the 1940’s, certain herbs and foods have been used to protect our bodies from disease and infection. They can build up your immune system, boost your digestive system, strengthen your gut bacteria, shut down parasites and more. Since we’ve been developing antibiotics, bacteria and bugs have evolved to resist them. However, they can’t develop […]