Here’s how to make your own healthy, zero-waste herbal tea blends

Herbal tea is a nutritious drink with many health benefits. It’s also available in different flavor combinations that suit your taste and the benefits that you are after. But did you know that commercially prepared herbal tea blends also produce a lot of plastic waste? If you want to enjoy a plastic-free cup of tea, learn how … Continue reading Here’s how to make your own healthy, zero-waste herbal tea blends

Cut down on processed food intake with these simple steps

  Processed foods refer to foods that have been altered from their original state through preparation or preservation. Not all processed foods are bad, as some only undergo minimal processing and retain most of their nutrients. However, heavily processed foods can contribute very little in terms of nutrition; if anything, they’re actually full of harmful chemicals. Unfortunately, … Continue reading Cut down on processed food intake with these simple steps

5 Natural treatments for eczema

Eczema is one of the most common skin conditions in the United States, affecting some 31 million people. This skin condition is characterized by inflammation, itching, scaling, discoloration and dryness. It flares up periodically and then subsides. There is no accepted mainstream cure for eczema. Most people with the condition simply use remedies to treat … Continue reading 5 Natural treatments for eczema

Prepper must-haves: 7 Medicinal uses of activated charcoal

Activated charcoal is a fine, odorless black powder typically used in the emergency treatment of certain kinds of poisoning. It is made by heating natural sources of carbon, such as wood, coconut shells and sawdust, to very high temperatures. This process “activates” the charcoal and creates tiny holes on its surface, thereby increasing its overall surface area. In … Continue reading Prepper must-haves: 7 Medicinal uses of activated charcoal

Many invasive plants have medicinal benefits

Anyone who has ever gardened can tell you how upsetting it is to have your efforts thwarted by invasive plants. It’s a very frustrating problem, but there’s a compelling reason you may not want these species to disappear entirely: Many invasive plants have surprisingly important medicinal benefits. Invasive species are non-native plants that spread aggressively … Continue reading Many invasive plants have medicinal benefits

Study shows 5-10 minutes of low-intensity running can help reduce risk of premature death

Running has been a popular form of exercise since the 1970s, and for good reason. Research shows that running even just once a week is enough for you to enjoy its benefits. In fact, a recent study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine found that any amount of running could decrease your risk of death from cardiovascular disease … Continue reading Study shows 5-10 minutes of low-intensity running can help reduce risk of premature death

Medicinal plants: What you need to know about herbal antibiotics

Bacteria tend to develop resistance to industrial antibiotics sooner or later, but this isn’t the case with herbal antibiotics. Herbal antibiotics work in a way where bacteria resistance becomes unlikely, even futile. Medicinal plants, including herbal antibiotics, have been used in the management of infectious diseases since ancient times. In modern times, the effectiveness of many of … Continue reading Medicinal plants: What you need to know about herbal antibiotics

Health Basics: Top 10 REAL ways to avoid Covid and its variants

We all, more than ever before, need to use our common sense, intelligence, and science to verify and re-verify everything we eat, drink, breathe in, and put on our skin. We all, more than ever before, need a strong natural immune function to take on all these newly mutated bacteria, viruses, and pathogens that have … Continue reading Health Basics: Top 10 REAL ways to avoid Covid and its variants

Prepper projects: How to make activated charcoal, a natural detoxifier

Activated charcoal is a common home remedy with many uses, from detoxifying to boosting kidney health. You can stock up on activated charcoal as a prepper by learning how to make it at home. This ensures that you have access to a versatile home remedy for minor health complaints like digestive or skin issues when … Continue reading Prepper projects: How to make activated charcoal, a natural detoxifier

8 Natural treatments for urinary tract infections

A urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most common bladder infections. Most UTIs are caused by bacteria getting into the urinary tract, causing inflammation and pain when urinating. Conventional treatments for UTIs include antibiotics, which are known to cause both acute and long-term adverse side effects. Fortunately, there are many natural ways to treat … Continue reading 8 Natural treatments for urinary tract infections