Natural Health

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

Canine Homeopathic Treatments for Natural Pet Care

By Bruce McElmurray

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.


Health and Environmental Effects of Triclosan

By Eleni Roumeliotou, Primal Baby

Recent scientific studies suggest that the widely used antibacterial substance triclosan is not as harmless as we thought it was. It has significant health effects on different systems of the human body, while toxic intermediate can form easily once it is released in the environment.


Be Wary of 'BPA-Free' Cans

By Shelley Stonebrook

BPA-free cans sometimes include PVC copolymer and other unsafe bisphenol A (BPA) replacements.


7 Easy Ways to Protect Your Skin Without Sunblock

By Tammy Taylor, Taylor-Made Homestead

Sun protection is important, and although sunblock is marketed as safe and effective, I'd rather not slather chemicals on my skin every day. Although sunblock has its place in my skin-protection arsenal, here are seven easy ways I'm able to protect my skin from the sun's harmful rays without resorting to sunblock.


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Local Herbal Remedies Using Violets, Plantain, and Dock

By Jane Cookman Metzger, The Herbal Academy

These three underappreciated plants deserve their time in the sun, so to speak! Let’s dive into Local First Aid, learning about the edible and medicinal uses of these common wild plants: violets, plantain, and yellow dock.


Study Finds Benefits in Mediterranean Way of Eating

By Eleni Roumeliotou, Primal Baby

The blessings of the Mediterranean diet have been praised for years. The fact that a diet based on olive oil, vegetables, and pulses has significant cardiovascular benefits makes it immediately a sensible and healthy gastronomic choice. But thanks to a major scientific study, we may also have some real evidence that Mediterranean diet is a powerful and tasty way to prevent serious chronic diseases.


Repel Mosquitoes with These Plants, Part 3: Cooking with Lemongrass and 2 DIY Bug Spray Recipes

By Julie Fryer, Clovers Garden

With herbs and lemongrass in your garden, you can keep out mosquitoes, add flavor and spice to your summer menu, and have the ingredients for your own homemade bug spray. This blog post shows you how to harvest and cook with lemongrass and offers two easy, all-natural mosquito repellents you can make yourself.


Herbalist and Artist Create Everyday Guides for Healthy Living

By Sarah Baker

The ‘Everyday Living Series’ by Thyme Herbal offers a supportive guide for healthy living. The series is created by herbalist Brittany Wood Nickerson, who shares her experiences and advice concerning herbal practices and homesteading.



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