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Is Homeopathy Effective?

A new report by Australia’s National Health and Medical Research Council finds that homeopathy is not effective for treating health conditions.

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Avoid unwanted and potentially harmful ingredients by following this homemade deodorant recipe.

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6 Natural Allergy Remedies
Breathe easier with these natural, medically proven allergy treatments, including immunity-boosting foods and plant-based healers.

12 Strategies to Strengthen Your Immune System
From sleep habits to socializing to choosing the right foods, find out how you can give your immune system a natural boost.

19 Ways to Prevent and Treat Colds and Flu
Stay well this winter with these proven strategies for preventing colds and flu, and some simple, natural cold and flu remedies. 

75 Safe and Effective Herbal Remedies
Used correctly, herbal remedies can be a safer, less expensive alternative to pharmaceuticals.

Directory of Culinary and Medicinal Herbs
From soothing aloe to spicy horseradish, subtle-sweet marjoram to savory thyme, discover the exceptional flavors and gentle healing capabilities of more than 40 of the plant kingdom's finest.

Herbal Antibiotics: An Effective Defense Against Drug-Resistant 'Superbugs'
As the antibiotic-resistant bacteria known as "superbugs" become more numerous and more virulent, herbal medicine offers an alternative to increasingly ineffective drugs. 

Herbal Skin Care Basics: Tools, Ingredients, Recipes
Discover the best natural ingredients for concocting your own herbal skin care products, and try these easy, refreshing recipes for Rose Water, Bay Rum Aftershave and Astringent, and Sea Salt Body Scrub.

Homemade Herbal Medicines for Common Ailments
Simple and safe, homemade herbal medicines can help you heal common ailments on a shoestring. 

Natural, Homemade Laundry Soaps
Use baking soda, white vinegar, lemon juice and other natural ingredients to clean, soften, whiten and freshen your clothes — no harsh chemicals necessary!

The Fats You Need for a Healthy Diet
Delicious news: You may want to bring bacon and butter back to your plate! Find out which fats you need, which you should avoid, and the top food sources for a healthy fat diet.

The Benefits of Honey
Honey can be used as an inexpensive remedy for sore throats and indigestion, as a disinfectant, an energy booster and much, much more.

Tick Prevention and Management
Given their capacity to carry Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever, tick prevention is a must if you're spending time outdoors. Here are 10 tips we recommend.

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