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Herbal Supplements: Are You Getting What You Pay For?

A controversial new study published in the journal BMC Medicine found that one-third of 44 herbal supplements tested showed no detectable amounts of the plant advertised on the bottle. The researchers…

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7 Natural Lung-Healing Remedies

From the bountiful harvests to the changing colors of trees around us, autumn is a beautiful time of year.† For people suffering from fall allergies, asthma, or other breathing concerns, it is often a…

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5 Remedies that Minimize the Effects of Environmental Pollution

Over 80,000 synthetic chemicals are currently in use in industry, and they find their way into our air, water, food, cleaning products, personal care products, cosmetics, and other substances we regul…

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Honeybush Tea Stops Fat Accumulation

Exciting new research published in the journal Phytomedicine found that honeybush tea (both fermented and non-fermented varieties) inhibits fat accumulation in cellular and animal models of obesity. I…

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Ginger is Better than Drugs for Pain, says Study

A new study published in the journal Arthritis compared ginger extract to the common drugs betamethasone (cortisone) and ibuprofen for the treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Whil…

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Spice Proven to Speed Metabolism, Fight Cancer

Turmeric is not just for curries anymore.† New research by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) found the key ingredient in the spice turmeric, curcumin, enhances the activity of the cel…

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4 Natural Remedies for Adrenal Fatigue

I've been taking blog suggestions on my Facebook page. The idea for today's blog came from Angela Grow--thanks Angela! Today's lifestyle replete with the demands of home, work, family, finances, an…

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15 Natural Options for Depression

Everyone feels down at some point, usually as a reaction to difficult circumstances, but clinical depression goes far beyond that. In such cases a person experiences a prolonged sadness that is out of…

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Study Shows Herb Effective for Seasonal Allergies

The herb Perilla frutescens and the extract from the perilla leaf have been found in numerous studies to be effective for the treatment of allergies. In one study published in Experimental Biology and…

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30 Ways to Detox Your Home & Body

Imagine waking up without an ache or pain, cruising through your day with energy and ending it by enjoying a refreshing nightís sleep. Then, imagine waking up to do it all over again. Think itís imp…

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