St. John’s Wort is a Home Remedy to Treat Depression & Other Conditions |

Added July 8, 2010, Under: Children's Health, Health

St John’s wort has been used medicinally since the time of Hippocrates. Even during the Renaissance and Victorian periods in Europe and England, it was used for the treatment of mental disorders and nerve pain. It was also used as a sedative and a treatment for malaria, as well as a balm for wounds, burns and insect bites. Herbs for stress reduction St John’s wort is one of the four herbs that have been proven effective in reducing stress and anxiety. The ...


What Makes Essential Oils So Special? |

Added July 7, 2010, Under: Children's Health, Men's Health, Women's Health

  Essential oils have captured the imagination since the earliest times and have been used by perfumers, alchemists, physicians, chemists, priests, royalty and even gods!  Their use can be traced back as far as ancient Egypt 3 000 BC. From Egypt, the practice moved to the Greeks, then the Romans and finally to a world wide appreciative following. Most modern medicines are derived from herbs and essences The medical profession realized the healing powers of herbs and plants many years ago and most ...


Cranberries Are A Natural & Loaded Source Of Antioxidants |

Added , Under: Diets, Diseases, Health, Nutrition

Down through the ages, cranberry fruits and leaves have been used for a variety of ailments such as wounds, urinary disorders, diarrhea, liver problems, diabetes and stomach disorders. Today cranberries are considered to be one of nature’s super foods The more recently discovered of cranberry health benefits has been its antioxidant and anticancer properties. The majority of physicians and other health professionals believe there is a clear association between a diet high in fruits and vegetables and a low risk of chronic ...


You Could Be Applying Dangerous Toxins To Your Skin |

Added July 6, 2010, Under: Environment, Skin Conditions, Women's Health

It is summer time and hopefully you can be out and about in the sunlight, topping up your vitamin D levels. But of course you should not overdo your sun exposure as this can increase the photoaging of your skin. Take steps to ensure safety in the sun and to keep your skin moisturized.  If you have to use a sunscreen, please make sure it is a natural one with safe and effective ingredients.  But don't be in a rush to ...

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