Prepper medicine: How to make and use tea tree oil

Tea tree oil is one of the most popular essential oils in the western world. Derived from the leaves of Melaleuca alternifolia, tea tree oil possesses antimicrobial properties, which make it beneficial for treating skin infections, disinfecting wounds, controlling underarm odor and eliminating bad breath. Read on to learn how to make your own tea tree oil … Continue reading Prepper medicine: How to make and use tea tree oil

Study: Ashwagandha extract can be used to improve sleep quality and relieve stress

Finding it hard to fall asleep? Ashwagandha root may be for you. Ashwagandha, also known as Withania somnifera or Indian ginseng, is a medicinal herb native to India and North Africa. It has been used for over 3,000 years to relieve stress, as well as to increase energy levels and improve concentration. A recent study published in the journal Cureus suggests it … Continue reading Study: Ashwagandha extract can be used to improve sleep quality and relieve stress

Herbal remedies and soothing teas: Effective natural cures for the common cold

The common cold is a viral infection of the nose and throat. Although usually harmless, it can cause discomfort in the form of a runny nose, sore throat, congestion, fever, headaches and body aches. Most people recover fully from the common cold after seven to 10 days. But taking natural remedies may help reduce the duration and severity … Continue reading Herbal remedies and soothing teas: Effective natural cures for the common cold

Healing herbs: Alternative herbal remedies for hypertension

Researchers from the University of California, Irvine (UCI) and the University of Copenhagen have identified a bioactive trait common among many herbs. This trait, researchers say, is responsible for the antihypertensive properties demonstrated by these herbs. Their finding, detailed in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, offers a promising alternative strategy for treating hypertension, a condition in which blood pressure … Continue reading Healing herbs: Alternative herbal remedies for hypertension

Triphala, an ancient remedy for oral and digestive health

Triphala is an herbal preparation that has been traditionally used in Ayurvedic medicine. It’s a powerful remedy used to treat various oral and digestive ailments, such as gingivitis and constipation. Its therapeutic effects stem from its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. The word “triphala” literally means “three fruits” as the concoction consists of three medicinal fruit plants that are native to India: … Continue reading Triphala, an ancient remedy for oral and digestive health

What Does Detox Tea Do? What to Use & Avoid — With Recipes!

Source: What Does Detox Tea Do? What to Use & Avoid — With Recipes! by Dr. Edward Group It’s no secret that black and herbal teas offer many health benefits.[1] Some people consume teas to detox the body. However, many of these so-called detox teas, particularly those with Senna or Cascara, contain ingredients that act as harsh laxatives and … Continue reading What Does Detox Tea Do? What to Use & Avoid — With Recipes!

Natural Remedies for Anxiety: 8 Tips to Find Relief

Source: Natural Remedies for Anxiety: 8 Tips to Find Relief by Dr. Edward Group The funny thing about anxiety is that it can come even when you are generally happy. Anxiety symptoms often show up as pressure in your chest, shallow breathing, a racing heart rate, or scattered thoughts. No matter the cause or how it … Continue reading Natural Remedies for Anxiety: 8 Tips to Find Relief

Korean Ginseng: 7 Health Benefits From This Powerful Root

Source: Korean Ginseng: 7 Health Benefits From This Powerful Root by Dr. Edward Group Korean ginseng root (Panax ginseng) — also known as Asian ginseng or Chinese ginseng — is a traditional medicinal herb, used by Asian cultures for more than 2,000 years.[1] "I grew up in a Korean household and my mom's side of the … Continue reading Korean Ginseng: 7 Health Benefits From This Powerful Root

Treat skin conditions in the comfort of your own home using this homemade all-natural salve

Jewelweed or spotted touch-me-not is a beautiful ornamental plant. Homesteaders know that its pretty flowers can also be used to make a soothing salve that treats poison ivy. (h/t to SurvivalSullivan.com) What is jewelweed? Jewelweed (Impatiens capensis) grows best in the shade. The plant is easy to grow in almost any area with constantly moist soil. Jewelweed … Continue reading Treat skin conditions in the comfort of your own home using this homemade all-natural salve

Raw Herbal Extracts: Potent & Pure Herbal Supplements

Source: Raw Herbal Extracts: Potent & Pure Herbal Supplements by Dr. Edward Group You’ve probably heard people rave about raw food diets and the many benefits they provide. The reason raw food is so healthy is that it contains all of a plant’s natural enzymes and nutrients, unchanged. On the other hand, cooking denatures natural enzymes … Continue reading Raw Herbal Extracts: Potent & Pure Herbal Supplements