Natural Health

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

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.


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.


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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.


Protect Yourself Against the Zika Virus with Homemade Essential Oil Mosquito Spray

By Wendy Akin

I hate putting chemicals on my skin, so I use an essential oil spray that has proven to be very effective for preventing mosquito and other bug bites. In the past couple years in the garden, none of us have been bitten. Even at a riverside campground in Louisiana, there were no mosquito bites.


A Right and Wrong Way to Squat When Giving Birth

By Lisa Marie Morgan, Dancing for Birth

There is a right and a wrong way to squat when in labor and giving birth. Unfortunately, most women are taught the wrong way. Learn the true birth-squat position and why it will lead to a more comfortable birth.


Doctors Prescribe Walking as a Boost to Your Health

By Jay Walljasper

A major new study found that lack of physical activity is twice as deadly for us as obesity. But as little as 30 minutes of walking a day cuts the incidence of Alzheimer’s disease in half, lowers the likelihood of diabetes by 60 percent, limits colon cancer by 31 percent for women and reduces risk of dementia, heart disease, depression, osteoporosis, glaucoma and catching a cold. This prompted U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy to issue a call for Americans to walk more.