Echinacea has a rich history, used by several Native American tribes of North America for different purposes, the chief one being as an analgesic (it relieved fever, headaches, and provided pain relief). Echinacea is a natural remedy to turn to the next time you or a family member come down with a cold.
There is scientific evidence that loud noise is not just annoying, but also detrimental for human health. For our bodies, loud noise is a special kind of stress, which not only increases the production of stress hormones, but also causes detectable DNA damage and affects profoundly the cellular defenses.
Common Mullein is a great plant to keep on your permaculture property for more than just an herbal remedy (or toilet paper emergency).
Use these tools available to everyone that provide significant protection from pathogens without antibiotics or antibacterial substances.
Add this versatile herb and not only increase your garden’s beauty, but provide wildlife habitat and home and health aides.
We live in the mountains with our four German shepherd dogs. Our nearest veterinarian is approximately 45 miles one way and so we often treat our furry family members with homeopathic remedies. These have worked for us in the past, and although I am unable to say that the natural remedies always work, these are worth giving a try.
Recent scientific studies suggest that the widely used antibacterial substance triclosan is not as harmless as we thought it was.
BPA-free cans sometimes include PVC copolymer and other unsafe bisphenol A (BPA) replacements.
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