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Lemon Balm Spritzer – Healthy & Refreshing

I've got the most delightful lemon balm spritzer for ya. It's the balm bomb! And since it's HOT out there, this seemed like the right time to share it. Although I wage an ongoing battle against the…

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Natural Solutions for Hair Loss

Shedding is never fun -- just ask my vacuum cleaner. It's even less fun when you realize the golf ball size bits of hair you're tugging out of the roller came from your own head. Oh, the horror! As we…

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Natural Remedy as Effective as Allergy Medication

Spring has sprung and with the warm weather comes bountiful buds and blooms on the plants that surround us. Spring also brings plant allergens that can disrupt our enjoyment of nature's rebirth. For…

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10 Ways to Treat PMS Naturally

When it comes to lady business, it feels like PMS falls somewhere between a cliche attempt at misogynist humor and a totally taboo topic. PMS is the butt of many a joke, but for women who do struggle …

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16 Ways to Breathe Easier

The colder weather can aggravate asthma and other respiratory conditions. To make matters worse people spend more time indoors in their homes and office, which tend to have poor air quality. To help…

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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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Lemon Balm: An Easy-To-Grow Herb with Medicinal Qualities

A member of the mint family, lemon balm ("Melissa officinalis") is an easy-to-grow herb treasured for its lemony scent and medicinal qualities. Popularized in the Middle Ages as an herbal remedy, it…

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Natural Ways to Help Your Immune System

December is always a busy month perhaps the busiest of the year which makes it all the more important to hang on to your health. That can be easier said than done, however, and it's hard to know w…

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Could Mistletoe Help Heal Cancer?

According to ScienceDaily, Nov. 30, 2012, it seems that the age old traditional Christmas decoration, Mistletoe, has the potential to play a vital role as an alternative therapy for sufferers of colon…

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