Category: Natural Healing

Benefits of St Johns Wort for Anxiety and Depression

St John's Wort - Hypericum Perforatum Plant

Sometimes, the types of medications that are offered by doctors and hospitals just do not work out for us. Whether there is too high of an occurrence of side effects when you are taking a particular medication or it just does not seem to be working for you, it is helpful to know that there are alternative types of treatments available

Herbs for Good Health – Health Benefits of Herbs

If you have paid any attention to mainstream news in the last year or two, you have probably noticed a growing and alarming problem. Standard pharmaceutical drugs can have severe side effects that are not known about until something really bad has happened. More often than not though, the side effects from these drugs are actually known from the start. It often almost seems as if the side effects a drug causes are worse than the problem they are trying to relieve you from in the first place.

Odorless Garlic Capsules – Why they are a Waste of Money

Odorless garlic capsules are often touted as having the same health benefits as raw garlic. However, the chemical allicin produced by raw garlic, that gives it its characteristic smell, is also the very element that gives the most health benefits.

Probiotic Bacteria Benefits – Health Benefits of Probiotics

Most people think of bad things when they hear the word bacteria. However, not all bacteria is bad since there is such a thing as probiotics, which are the good guys in the bacteria world. Probiotic bacteria are living micro organisms which, when ingested, have beneficial effects on the human body.

What is Flaxseed Oil Used For

First used by the ancient Egyptians, flaxseed oil comes from a herb that has long been used for both health and medicinal purposes. The seeds and the oil that flaxseed contains both have a number of health benefits. Both the seed and the oil, sometimes referred to as linseed oil, are very rich in essential fatty acids, which are necessary for the healthy functioning of the body. EFA’s protect the cells and help to keep harmful substances at bay. The body does not produce essential fatty acids by itself, so they must be obtained from an outside source.

Natural Remedies for Water Retention

Swollen legs and ankles, tender breasts and bloating are all symptoms of water retention edema. There are several natural diuretics that can help in reducing the extra fluid