Natural Health

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One Man’s Search for a Healthier, More Sustainable Life

By John Fred, Black Stone Cherry

John Fred, drummer for the band Black Stone Cherry, writes about his search for a healthy lifestyle and how gardening and living wisely has contributed to his health successes.


Homemade Coffee-Lemon Body Scrub

By Karen Housel, Sustainable Daisy

Eager to make some yummy, detoxifying scrubs for my arms and legs, I mixed some simple ingredients to my trusty epsom salts to achieve clarity, exfoliation, and moisture using coffee grounds, lemon zest, and coconut oil. Brilliant? Yes! Simple? You bet. Here are DIY instructions on how to make a homemade coffee-lemon body scrub!


Sweet Ways to Thank an Herbalist on April 17th (with Free 'Thank You' Cards)

By Marlene Adelmann, Herbal Academy of New England

It's easy to say "thank you" with these free Herbalist Day cards! Download and print your favorite card or grab one to share a little appreciation online with a favorite herbalist.


How and Why to Support Beneficial Bacteria During Pregnancy and Beyond

By Eleni Roumeliotou, Primal Baby

Recent scientific studies show that the baby is interacting and takes in the mother´s beneficial bacteria throughout pregnancy and during natural birth and breastfeeding. The risk for pregnancy complications seems to partially depend on whether mother´s bacteria are dominated by beneficial or potentially pathogenic strains. This new knowledge means that we need to pay close attention to the symbiotic bacteria of pregnant women and new mothers and help beneficial strains thrive and prosper.


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7 Food Nutrients that Promote Optimum Health

By David Glenn

Many people take multivitamins, calcium or fish oil to help ensure that they get the essential vitamins they need. That said, the majority of people aren't aware that there are some other supplements and foods out there that may even more beneficial to the body.


DIY Sweet-Dreams Herbal Pillow

By Judy DeLorenzo, Biofield Healing

Learn to make a lovely herbal dream pillow to enhance dreams and their recall. Or make an herbal sleep pillow to encourage restful sleep. A natural sleep aid.


Real Food for Your Skin

By Ilene White Freedman, House in the Woods Farm

Feed your skin real food with homemade skin-care recipes by Rosemary Gladstar.


3 Rheumatoid Arthritis Natural Treatment Options

By Chelsea Clark, Natural Health Advisory Institute

If you want to treat your rheumatoid arthritis naturally, you’ll want to focus on physical activity, mindfulness, and effective supplements.