Natural Health

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Waxed Cotton Fabric Sandwich Wraps

By Petra Ahnert

Try these sandwich wraps, made of waxed cotton fabric, for a reusable plastic wrap alternative.


Homemade Beeswax Chest Rub

By Petra Ahnert

Unlike commercial chest rubs, this homemade beeswax balm can be customized with different essential oils to soothe different ailments.


Make Your Own Hand and Body Cream (with Bonus Beeswax Hand-Saver Recipe)

By Wendy Akin

Making your own hand and body cream is not difficult. Just be sure you can work for 30 minutes or so with no interruptions. Be very sure that the essential oils you choose are actually pure essential oils such as lavender, tea tree, lemongrass, etc. Quantities needed for a both a single 4-ounce jar and a large batch of nine 4-ounce jars are given.


Use Yoga to Ease Symptoms Associated with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis

By Chelsea Clark, Natural Health Advisory Institute

Is arthritis pain getting you down? If you are one of the millions of people who experience arthritis pain daily, then its time to find relief. Fortunately. There is a whole host of natural options for managing your pain. One such option is yoga.


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The Benefits of Outside Games for Kids: Boost Physical and Mental Health

By Chelsea Clark, Natural Health Advisory Institute

Given a shift towards being indoors instead of out, engaging with technology instead of nature, and sitting instead of moving, what exactly are kids missing out on? Research shows that children’s physical and mental health are both taking a toll. Encouraging outside games for kids is important in promoting their health and well being.


7 Aloe Vera Plant Uses

By Chelsea Clark, Natural Health Advisory Institute

Aloe may be best known for its use as a natural treatment for sunburns, but the benefits of aloe extend far beyond helping your skin heal. Learn how aloe can help keep your heart, teeth, digestive tract, and more healthy.


How to Determine the Quality of Essential Oils, Part 3: Honing Your Senses

By Jade Shutes, East-West School for Herbal and Aromatic Studies

Finding authentic, plant-derived, high quality essential oils and knowing what to look for is a challenge, particularly given the power of marketing. What do we mean by the terms genuine, authentic, plant-derived and unadulterated anyway? This post explains how to hone your senses and find the best suppliers of top-quality essential oils.


11 Steps to Make Walking an Easy Habit for Life

By Jay Walljasper, Commons Magazine

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy's recent Call to Action made it clear that walking is the best way for most people to stay healthy and fit. Here’s how to do it more often and make it more enjoyable.




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MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR

Aug. 5-6, 2017
Albany, Ore.

Discover a dazzling array of workshops and lectures designed to get you further down the path to independence and self-reliance.

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