Wormwood (artemisia absinthium) is infamous for its bitter taste and being an ingredient in Absinthe. However, wormwood is also rich in medicinal and healing properties, and has been used to treat a variety of ailments throughout the ages. Tea, extracts, and oil are the most common forms that wormwood is found in. What is Wormwood? […]

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Thanks in large part to the many pollutants and allergens in our environment, asthma affects more people than ever. The exact cause of asthma is unknown, but it is often genetic and is affected by allergens and physical activity, among other triggers. Home Remedies for Asthma Asthma is usually treated with inhalers and other drugs, […]

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The black walnut tree is abundant in eastern United States and some parts of Canada. The flowers and nut of this tree are harvested and used for many medicinal purposes. The nuts themselves are eaten as harvested and often included in many dishes such as chicken, ice cream, salads, and desserts. Uses of Black Walnut […]

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Celiac disease is finally getting the attention it deserves and is being taken seriously by more than just the 3,000,000 people affected by it. In a healthy body, the good bacteria (flora) overpower the bad bacteria (yeast) and keep the bad stuff in check. When somebody suffers from celiac disease, there is a yeast overgrowth […]

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Tulsi Tea (also known as Holy Basil tea) originated from Southern Asia. It has been used in traditional medicine for centuries and is found in two varieties: Krishna (reddish leaves) or Rama (green leaves). Regardless of which type or form (dried, fresh, or powdered) Tulsi tea is full of health benefits. Health Benefits of Tulsi […]

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Zinc is an important mineral needed by the body, and is especially crucial for healthy hair and skin. Zinc deficiency results from inadequate absorption, reduced dietary intake, or increased loss of the mineral from the body. Zinc Deficiency Symptoms Hair loss Growth and development problems Diarrhea Eye and skin conditions Impotence Weight loss Mental slowness […]

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Diet can be a major factor in your health, for good and for bad. If you’re trying to protect your brain and improve your memory, there are some foods that will help you do just that. Whether you suffer from Alzheimer’s, are trying to prevent Alzheimer’s or dementia, or simply just want to keep your […]

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Goji berries are natives of Tibet and have been used there for centuries to treat a variety of ailments. Tibetans swear by the fruit to deliver long life and lasting health. Goji berries are rich in a variety of vitamins and minerals, and their health benefits can range from improving eyesight to lowering cholesterol. Health […]

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Parsley is often overlooked as just a garnish. However, this little plant on your plate can pack a pretty powerful nutrition punch. Parsley has long been used in traditional medicine to treat a variety of ailments. Read on to learn about just some of the health benefits of parsley. Strengthens the Immune System Parsley is […]

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Fibromyalgia is a chronic inflammatory condition that results in extreme pain in the joints and muscles, as well as fatigue and indigestion. Doctors used to dismiss all claims of fibromyalgia and attributed the pain and discomfort to be all in one’s head. Research now shows that there is indeed some level of miscommunication going on […]

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Many people know that coffee tastes good and helps wake you up in the morning. However, the benefits of coffee go even further than that. Read on to learn about some of the amazing benefits of this delicious all-natural drink. Coffee Keeps You Sharp Coffee is one of the most common (and safest) psychoactive drugs […]

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Iodine is a trace mineral that is naturally found in and needed by the body. Iodine plays a crucial role in maintaining normal cell metabolism and in the function of the thyroid. A lack of iodine can disrupt the thyroid and inhibit the hormones that it produces in addition to causing fatigue and depression. Foods […]

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Bayberry is one of many plants in the genus Myrica, which grows wild in every continent except Australia and Antarctica. Common names for the plant include the Bay-rum tree, Sweet Gale, Wax-myrtle, and Candleberry. The plant will grow as either a deciduous or evergreen shrub, depending upon the specific species. Bayberry’s fruit is generally small […]

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Nobody wants bad breath, and it’s equally true that you don’t want to smell somebody else’s bad breath! Unfortunately, the bacteria and organisms in our mouths don’t care about creating a stink, and some people are just more prone to having bad breath no matter what. Treating Bad Breath Naturally Below are some natural and […]

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It’s no secret that women tend to naturally have a lower libido and sex drive than men. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Often times, women are just too distracted or stressed and have a hard time relaxing their minds for long enough to think about their sexual health. Fortunately, for those women […]

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Bacterial vaginosis is a common infection of the vagina, and it can be extremely uncomfortable. Some of the symptoms include increased vaginal discharge, odor, and itching, of the vagina, and/or pain while urinating. Experts aren’t exactly sure what causes the infection, but anything that can affect the pH or good vs bad bacteria ratio of […]

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