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 […]

Organically grown green and white teas are typically stimulating, delicious and flavorful. They have provided numerous health benefits for thousands of years, and were commonly used in many ancient tea cultures and ceremonies. Green and White Teas Green and white teas offer a wide variety of health benefits which are shared among the different types […]

Pau D’arco has been actively used for centuries, potentially predating the Inca. It hails from a canopy tree that can only be grown in tropical regions, such as South America. It’s been known to treat numerous conditions, strengthen the immune system, treat ailments, detox the liver and promote your overall health. The bark, leaves and […]

Many people look at dandelions as annoying weeds that take up space in the yard. However, they provide a number of health benefits that should push them into the category of ‘beloved plant’. There are a number of ways to use dandelions to improve your health and even treat certain chronic health problems. These roots […]

Below you will find a list of vegetables and fruits that should be included as best as possible in your daily diet. Apples Everyone knows how good apples are for us. According to some recent studies, apples may prevent certain cancers. It contains the quercetin antioxidant, which reduces bad cholesterol oxidation. They provide a wealth […]