Natural Health

Stay healthy with herbal remedies, a nourishing diet, and a chemical-free home.

Natural Remedies for Allergies

By Karyn Siegel-Maier

If you don't trust conventional treatments or have already had them fail your, try these natural remedies for allergies.


Make Your Own Homemade Soaps

By Jennifer Barros

Learn how to make homemade soaps from herbs and flowers, including a recipe for rosemary lavender soap. Originally published as "Soothing Soaps" in the June/July 1998 issue of MOTHER EARTH NEWS.


Homeopathic First-Aid

By B. Avalon Bruce, M.P.H.

Learn how to prepare a homeopathic first-aid kit. Originally published as "Homeopathy for Homesteaders" in the April/May 1998 issue of MOTHER EARTH NEWS.


Herbal Home Remedies for Healthy Families

By John Hienerman

Learn these simple home remedies for a healthy family including the amazing benefits of ginger, multiple uses for basil tea and how to use juniper berries as a natural disinfectant. Originally published as "Unsung Heroes" in the February/March 1998 issue of  MOTHER EARTH NEWS.


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INatural Health Options: Stay Well With Empathy, Body Awareness and Healthy Eating

By Christopher and Dolores Lynn Nyerges

Stay well using natural health options, including inner medicine suggestions such as breathing, sweat lodge, empathy, body awareness, healthy eating and a chart of specific herbs for the cold season. Originally published as "Inner Medicine" December 1997/January 1998 MOTHER EARTH NEWS. 


Fight Depression Naturally With Herbs

By Matt Scanlon

You can fight depression naturally with herbs like St. John's Wort (hypericum verbatim), includes report information on side-effects, effectiveness of lifting depression and list of companies to buy herbs. Originally published as "Pursuits of Happiness and the 'Miracle Herb'" October/November 1997 MOTHER EARTH NEWS. 


Lower Blood Pressure Naturally With Garlic

By Christopher Nyerges

You can change cholesterol numbers and lower blood pressure naturally with garlic, onions and other natural remedies.


Natural Remedies: The Health Benefits of Oak and Elder Trees

By Christopher Nyerges

The Natural Remedies column talks about the health benefits of oak and elder trees. Includes identification and beneficial properties information for oak and elder trees and an acorn bread recipe. Originally published as "Miracles of Oaks and Elders" June/July 1997 MOTHER EARTH NEWS.