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Essential Oils And Their Uses

Essential Oils And Their Uses

Using the science of smell for healing has been around literally for thousands of years, with the ancient Egyptians and even the Chinese being known to use aromatic plants for well being. For such healing and therapeutic uses such as for aromatherapy, essential oils are used. Essential oils are in effect the ‘essence’ of a […]

Acai Berry: The Truth Of The Matter

Acai Berry: The Truth Of The Matter

If you have read or heard about the Acai Berry recently, it is probably in conjunction with some superlative such as ‘The Miracle Berry’ or with ‘Fast Weight loss’ or ‘Natural weight loss’ etc., which would obviously have led you to ask the question, if it is so good, how come there are many obese […]

Can Homeopathy Help Treat Swine Flu?

Can Homeopathy Help Treat Swine Flu?

With all the media attention being paid to swine flu, you may be wondering if there are homeopathic remedies that can help. The good news is that there are several that may help. During the flu pandemic of 1918, homeopathy was used to treat people who had the flu. Among people who used homeopathic remedies, […]

Aromatherapy: How Does It Work

Aromatherapy: How Does It Work

Aromatherapy is increasingly now looked upon as part of a holistic approach to healing which is even being acknowledged by many practitioners of conventional medicine, particularly when used in adjunct with mainstream medicine. Simply put, Aromatherapy is the treatment or prevention of disease by use of the human olfactory sense. Volatile plant oils, including essential […]

Music Therapy To Relieve Stress

Music Therapy To Relieve Stress

The term ‘music therapy’ may sound odd, simply because music is usually associated with entertainment. So for music to be termed as therapeutic or as having medicinal value of some sort simply seems distinctly odd! But music therapy is a systematic and organized therapy and there are training courses to this end. You may have […]

Study Shows Chinese Herbs Effective For Rheumatoid Arthritis

Study Shows Chinese Herbs Effective For Rheumatoid Arthritis

A new study shows that ‘thunder god vine’ an ancient Chinese herbal remedy helps to reduce inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis patients. The herb is an extract of medicinal plant Tripterygium wilfordi Hook F that has been used for centuries to treat variety of infections and inflammatory diseases. Rheumatoid arthritis causes chronic and painful inflammation of […]

Treating Hypertension With Natural Remedies

Treating Hypertension With Natural Remedies

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is sometimes known as the silent killer because it has few symptoms. Hypertension, however, is associated with a number of conditions which cause serious consequences including heart disease and diabetes. If you have hypertension, your doctor will probably recommend that you adopt a healthier lifestyle, including eating a healthy diet, […]

Treating Uterine Fibroids Without Surgery: Yes, It Is Possible!

Treating Uterine Fibroids Without Surgery: Yes, It Is Possible!

When dealing with uterine fibroids, or the perimenopausal state that can cause them to grow and bleed, the first question you and your practitioners have to ask is how severe your case is. If your case is severe enough to warrant surgical intervention, then it is serious enough that you should follow your doctor’s orders. […]