(NaturalNews) As antibiotic-resistant superbugs continue to thrive, it is becoming obvious even to mainstream diehard modern medicine folks that finding natural alternatives is imperative. While Obama's 2016 budget proposal includes $1.2 billion to fight antibiotic resistance, people... [...]
(NaturalNews) Tossing and turning without falling asleep can be more than annoying, as even a few restless nights can wreck havoc on your mind and body.While it is easy to pop a pill in an attempt to find some relief from occasional insomnia, Mother Nature has provided a number... [...]
It’s quite true that aromatherapy can penetrate deeper into the tissues than many other healing modalities. Because they are inhaled through the nose, essential oils will efficiently pass through the blood brain barrier in the area surrounding the olfactory nerve. This makes them contenders as natural healers for brain injuries and more.
A true blood-brain barrier is 8 cells in thickness. The number of cells which constitute the layer around the olfactory nerve is only 4 to 5 cells think. [...]
By Kristen AndersonIn September of 2014, the FDA began a coordinated attack on companies that market essential oils. The top brands are dōTERRA and Young Living. Both companies offer essential oils to help manage a variety of symptoms ranging from headaches to anxiety to hyperactivity. Many essential oil users claim to have eliminated the need for over-the-counter medications due to using specific combinations of essential oils to target common maladies.Back in 2014, Young Living received a w [...]
(NaturalNews) The average consumer today is spoiled for choice when it comes to cooking oils. Most stores (including health food stores) in the West tend to be packed with oils of various colors, tastes and origins, and it can be difficult to distinguish the healthy ones from the... [...]
By Alliance for Natural Health
What should you stock to protect yourself?
A few weeks ago, we reported that, while many across the country are concerned about measles, which occurs in a largely vaccinated population and has caused no deaths, a larger threat wasn’t receiving proper attention: drug-resistant tuberculosis—and antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” in general. These infect at least two million Americans each year and kill 23,000, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Pr [...]
(NaturalNews) I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in March 2014. Today, 11 months later , my symptoms are virtually gone. Not only are my MS symptoms gone, but I am no longer taking medications for the other disease symptoms that I suffered with for more than 30 years, like... [...]
(NaturalNews) A new study published in the journal Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics suggests that the scent of citronella can inhibit the growth of cancer cells, including cancer of the liver. Researchers from the Ruhr University Bochum, say terpenes, a main component of essential... [...]
Whenever I see the chefs on Food Network using canola oil I want to scream at the TV… and I have to admit, I sometimes do. That’s because for years I was misled into thinking that canola oil was healthy and would buy … Continued
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The FDA issued warning letters this week to the two largest distributors of essentials oils in the United Sates, Young Living and dōTERRA. The FDA is claiming that their products are being marketed as unapproved drugs. The companies have to remove all health claims and take corrective actions, or face very serious legal action, which can include armed federal marshals coming to their warehouses and seizing all of their inventory.
This is of course not the first time t [...]
By Dr. Mercola
Your sense of smell … exerts surprising influence over your thoughts, emotions, moods, memories, and behaviors. Scents are experienced long before words.
This is why it’s nearly impossible to describe them with language. Olfaction is different from your other senses, processed through different pathways in your brain.
For other sensations such as sounds and visual images, sensory input is delivered straight to your thalamus, which you can think of as “ [...]
Rising concerns about soy and canola oils derived from genetically altered seed are creating a new industry boom for sunflowers. Food manufacturers and restaurants need a non-GMO alternative, and it looks like the sunny flower that tracks the sun will meet growing demand.
The non-GMO status of sunflowers looks bright since the genes of sunflowers are hard to alter, at least for the foreseeable future (and as long as Monsanto doesn’t meddle). According to the US Department of Agricultur [...]
Though the Greeks used rosemary and lavender essential oils to anoint their most prized persons, though both Chinese and Ayurdevic practitioners have heralded the uses of essential oils for ages, the use of lavender and rosemary were considered ‘mythical’ by most modern medical experts until very recently.
Only after lab testing do scientists now agree that these amazing lavender and rosemary essential oils can alleviate depression and improve intellectual performance.
Lavender has a sligh [...]
Heather CallaghanActivist PostAncient Greeks held essential oils in the highest esteem, believing that rosemary oil in particular could improve memory. In the 15th century, rosemary was believed to be a disinfectant. The documented clinical use of essential oils for mood-disorders goes back to 1920s Europe. Throughout the centuries, people have reported the same effects for the same oils.In the last decade, researchers who hadn't often officially studied essential oils, wanted to know - Is this [...]
(NaturalNews) According to Tropical Pesticides Research Institute in Ngaramtoni, Tanzania, "All sibling species of An. gambiae complex have evolved insecticide resistance in wild populations for different approved classes of the insecticides currently in use in the field." Evidently... [...]
(NaturalNews) Do you ever wonder how most vegetable oils are made? What about cottonseed oil and sunflower oil? Are they as bad as corn oil and soybean oil? Does it matter if it's cold pressed if it's GMO? Do you really know much about safflower oil and how most of it is processed... [...]
(NaturalNews) Petroleum jelly can be found in about every other bathroom cabinet in the US, but dermatologists who really know what they're doing, like the holistic ones, warn against it. A byproduct of the oil industry, petroleum can suffocate pores, aggravate acne and even cause... [...]
(NaturalNews) Forget the plastic and chemicals: The best food preservatives may actually be all-natural essential oils. New research published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry found that an edible film coated in the essential oils of clove and oregano kept bread fresher... [...]
Whether you suffer from an anxiety disorder or simple nervousness plagues you at inopportune times, there are natural solutions that can help you relax and regain proper perspective. Aromatherapy, or the use of scents produced by essential oils, has proven time and time again to be an effective anxiety treatment. And among the many oils used in this “alternative” medicine, some truly stand out as anti-anxiety solutions.
Here are some awesome herbs to use with anxiety-smashing aromatherapy.
Deodorants can be among the most toxic skin care products on the market. Commercial deodorants often contain toxic ingredients such as aluminum and parabens. Parabens are found in 99 percent of breast cancer tissues, for example.
You can make your own non-toxic deodorant with virgin coconut oil and essential oils with my recipe below. This recipe is designed to fill a wide-mouth glass jar, so that you can use your fingers to apply. Many commercial deodorants are "roll-ons," which means you are [...]
Christina Sarich - Natural Society | I’ve experienced the somewhat miraculous healing properties of essential oils first hand. When getting over a long bout of an upper respiratory sickness, I bathed in a combination of ylang ylang, white thyme, jatamansi, lavender, marjoram, and sandalwood oils. A few drops of each is all it took.
I soaked away sore muscles, and the aroma itself was exhilarating, but what was most interesting is that right after stepping out of this healing bath, I was able [...]
I’ve experienced the somewhat miraculous healing properties of essential oils first hand. When getting over a long bout of an upper respiratory sickness, I bathed in a combination of ylang ylang, white thyme, jatamansi, lavender, marjoram, and sandalwood oils. A few drops of each is all it took. I soaked away sore muscles, and the aroma itself was exhilarating, but what was most interesting is that right after stepping out of this healing bath, I was able to cough up some phlegm that had plagu [...]
Your household cleaners could be some of the most dangerous products in your home. Most commercial household cleaners contain toxic chemicals that can harm or even kill you.
Learn how to make inexpensive non-toxic household cleaners yourself at home with powerful essential oils and other simple ingredients with these six recipes. [...]
Did you know that you can use the fragrant essential oils of plants to cure diseases? The spicy aroma of fresh basil, the sweet fragrance of a rose, the savory smell of oregano, and thousands of other volatile oils from plants are not just pleasant to smell, but are powerful medicines. Many plants can help us heal, but those which contain aromatic oils occupy a special place in natural medicine. Here is some basic information that will help you select and use the healing essential oils. [...]
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Making your own coconut oil body butters at home is easier than you might think. You can customize them to suit your own preferences by varying the essential oils you use. Get two basic coconut oil body butter recipes in this great post! [...]
The results of research published in April 2014 in the Journal of Medical Mycology demonstrated the benefits of using essential oils for treating Malassezia dermatitis. The researchers treated 20 dogs with dermatitis caused by Malassezia pachydermatis. They used a blend of essential oils containing a mixture of bitter orange (Citrus aurantium) 1%, lavender (Lavandula officinalis) 1%, oregano (Origanum vulgare) 0.5%, marjoram (Origanum majorana) 0.5%, peppermint (Mentha piperita) 0.5% and Helichr [...]
Three decades ago, the food available was mostly fresh and grown locally. Today, the majority of foods served, whether at home, in school or in restaurants, are highly processed foods, filled with sugars, harmful processed fats, and chemical additives.
During that same time, obesity rates have skyrocketed, and one in five American deaths are now associated with obesity. Obesity-related deaths include those from type 2 diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, liver disease, cancer, dementia, and d [...]
As the battle against superbugs like MRSA and other hospital-acquired infections rages on, researchers have determined that oils derived from plants outperform the commonly used antiseptic chlorhexidine and even ethanol in the inhibition of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. [...]