Alternative Medicine Sitemap - Page 2 2016-09-26

Comfrey Cream - Can It Help Tame Your Pain?
What is comfrey cream? What are the benefits of using it? Get the scoop on this herbal cream, said to ease the pain of arthritis, back pain, and more.

Ferulic Acid - The Benefits of This Antioxidant
What is ferulic acid? What are the benefits of using it? Get the lowdown on this antioxidant, said to help protect skin and manage blood pressure.

D-Limonene - Uses, Health Benefits, Tips and More
What is d-limonene? What are the health benefits of using it? Get the scoop on this substance, sourced from citrus peels and available in supplement form.

Unani Medicine - Herbs, Diet, and Other Healing Methods
What is Unani medicine? Why do people use it? Find out more about this alternative therapy, which uses herbs, diet, and other therapies to heal.

Sacha Inchi - Benefits of This Omega-3-rich Superfood
What is sacha inchi? What are the benefits of using it, both in seed and oil form? Get the scoop on this Peruvian superfood.

What Are the Health Benefits of Diindolylmethane?
Diindolylmethane, a natural substance produced during the digestion of certain vegetables, shows promise for prevention of several types of cancer.

Saffron Extract - 3 Ways It Benefits Your Mind and Body
What is saffron extract? What are the healing benefits of saffron extract? Get the lowdown on this nutritional supplement.

Are There Benefits to Taking a Boron Supplement?
What is boron? Why do people use it? Get the lowdown on this supplement, said to help conditions such as diabetes and high cholesterol.

Calcium-D-Glucarate Supplement Information
What is calcium-d-glucarate? Learn the research on this dietary supplement, found naturally in oranges and apples and said to help with the prevention of cancer.

Panax Ginseng - Health Benefits of This Ancient Root
A popular remedy in herbal medicine, Panax ginseng may help sharpen your mind and improve diabetes control. Find out more about it.

Natural Remedies to Fight Acne - Alternative Medicine
Get the scoop on natural remedies and treatments that may help to fight acne, such as tea tree oil, zinc, or a low-glycemic or dairy-free diet.

Home Remedies for Athlete's Foot - Can They Help?
What is athlete's foot (tinea pedis)? Get the scoop on home remedies for athlete's foot and get tips on using them.

Grape Seed Extract for Chronic Venous Insufficiency
What is grape seed extract? What are the benefits of grape seed extract for chronic venous insufficiency? Get the scoop on this popular supplement.

Polypodium Leucotomos - What You Need to Know
What is Polypodium leucotomos? What are the benefits of using Polypodium leucotomos? What are the side effects and safety concerns?

Ginkgo Biloba for Anxiety - Can It Help?
Best known as an herbal brain-booster, ginkgo biloba may bring calm to people dealing with anxiety disorders.

Homemade Ginger Ale Recipe for Nausea
Ginger is a home remedy that is sometimes used for nausea and motion sickness. This is a recipe for ginger ale.

Butcher's Broom for Chronic Venous Insufficiency
An herb said to stimulate circulation, butcher's broom may help relieve some symptoms of chronic venous insufficiency (a health problem commonly linked to varicose veins).

What are the Benefits of Black Tea?
Rich in antioxidants, black tea has been shown to shield against certain cardiovascular problems and aid in the prevention of diabetes. Find out more about the benefits of black tea.

The Safe Way to Do a 3-Day Juice Cleanse
Thinking of trying a juice cleanse? Find out what a typical three-day juice plan at home involves and get a green juice recipe to try.

7 Surprising Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar
Get the scoop on the benefits, side effects, and tips on using apple cider vinegar said to help with weight loss, skin and hair, heart health, and more.

History of Apple Cider Vinegar
Learn where to find apple cider vinegar, and find out about the history of the use of apple cider vinegar for health purposes. Page 2.

Horse Chestnut - What Should I Know About This Herb?
What is horse chestnut? Get the scoop on the healing benefits of this herbal remedy that may help manage certain circulatory problems.

Thymus Vulgaris - Uses & Health Benefits of Thyme
What are the benefits of thymus vulgaris? Learn more about this herbal remedy, said to help tame inflammation, fight off infection and alleviate pain.

Anti-Aging Benefits of Pterostilbene in Blueberries
Pterostilbene is found naturally in blueberries. Get the scoop on the many pterostilbene benefits, including protection against various cancers.

12 Questions About Insurance and Alternative Medicine
This fact sheet addresses the most frequently asked questions about consumer financial issues in complementary / alternative medicine, including insurance coverage, and includes resources for further information. Page 2.

Questions About Insurance and CAM
This fact sheet addresses the most frequently asked questions about consumer financial issues in complementary / alternative medicine, including insurance coverage, and includes resources for further information. Page 3.

12 Questions About Insurance and Alternative Medicine
You may be covered in part for some therapies. Find out the 12 most common questions people have about insurance coverage for complementary / alternative medicine.

Fighting Rheumatoid Arthritis With Omega-3 Fatty Acids
For people with rheumatoid arthritis, omega-3 fatty acids may help soothe pain and fight joint damage.

Natural Remedies for Weight Loss
Find out the latest natural weight loss methods, including food, supplements, mind/body techniques, and other ways to lose weight naturally.

Cissus Quadrangularis - What Should You Know About It?
A natural remedy long used in herbal medicine, Cissus quadrangularis shows promise for joint and bone health and as a weight-loss aid.

More Remedies From Your Kitchen Cupboard
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Turmeric - Everyday Remedies From Your Kitchen Cupboard
The turmeric in your spice rack can be used in a variety of ways for wellness. Get tips on how to use it.

Sugar - DIY Remedies From Your Kitchen
Got a sweet tooth? Use the sugar in your kitchen cupboard in a number of hair, skin, and wellness concerns. Get tips on how to use it.

Ginger - Everyday Remedies From Your Kitchen
Find out ways to use ginger, a healing spice, for wellness concerns and get a couple of recipes to try now.

Nuts - Remedies From Your Pantry
Nuts are a delicious kitchen staple, but did you know that they can also be used for health? Get tips on how to use it.

Chili Peppers - Everyday Remedies From Your Pantry
The chili peppers in your kitchen are a promising remedy for a number of conditions. Get tips on how to use it.

Coconut Oil - Everyday Remedies From Your Kitchen
That coconut oil sitting in your kitchen can be used in a variety of ways for hair, skin, and wellness. Get tips on how to use it.

Honey - Everyday Remedies From Your Kitchen
Not only does honey taste great, it's one of the most popular ingredients in DIY remedies for hair, skin, and wellness conditions.

Oats - DIY Remedies From Your Kitchen Pantry
The oats in your kitchen cupboard can be used in a variety of ways for hair, skin, and wellness. Get tips on how to use it.

Cinnamon - Top Remedies From Your Kitchen Cupboard
With its naturally sweet taste, cinnamon is delicious in food and can also help with a number of conditions. Find out how to use it and get recipes.

Olive Oil - Everyday Home Remedies From Your Kitchen
Use your olive oil for these hair, skin, and wellness concerns. Get tips on how to use it in remedies.

Green Tea - Remedies From Your Kitchen Cupboard
Found in many kitchen cupboards, green tea has a number of benefits. Find out what they are and get tips on using it.

Black Tea - Everyday Remedies From Your Kitchen Pantry
Although other types of tea get more press for their healing properties, black tea can be used in a variety of ways for beauty and wellness ailments.

Everyday Remedies From Your Kitchen Cupboard
Many kitchen cupboard ingredients can be used in DIY remedies for skin, hair, and wellness concerns. Find out what they are and how to use them.

Apple Cider Vinegar - Remedies From Your Kitchen Cupboard
Apple cider vinegar is delicious in salad dressing and other recipes, but here are some ways it can be used for hair, skin, and wellness.

Açaí for High Cholesterol - Can It Help?
A berry bursting with antioxidant compounds, acai may help to regulate cholesterol in people with high cholesterol.

Andrographis and Health Benefits You May Not Know About
What is andrographis? Get the scoop on three healing benefits. Find out the research and side effects of this popular herb, said to help immune function.

Feng Shui Bedroom Decoration Tips and Layout
According to feng shui, you can improve your sleep and love relationships by following these 7 decorating tips in your bedroom.

What You Should Know About Capsaicin Cream
What is capsaicin cream? What are the benefits of using it? Get the scoop on this plant-based cream, including the side effects, possible interactions, and more.

Ceramides - Uses, Benefits and More
What are ceramides? What are the benefits of using ceramides? Get the scoop on this popular substance, applied topically and taken in nutritional supplement form to improve skin health.

What You Should Know About Erythritol
Erythritol is a naturally-derived sugar substitute with almost no calories. Learn about erythritol, including any side effects and downsides of using it.

Can Natural Remedies for Diabetes Help?
What is diabetes? Get the scoop on natural remedies for diabetes, including herbs and nutritional supplements such as cinnamon and ginseng.

Hard, Small, or Pellet Like Stool - What Can it Mean?
Pellet stool is shaped like small, hard or dry pieces and is associated with constipation. Find out treatments, and what it​ means in alternative medicine.

Bromelain - What Should You Know About It?
What is bromelain? Get the scoop on this natural substance sourced from pineapples, which may help soothe knee pain and fight inflammatory bowel disease.

What to Know Before Trying SAMe Supplements
What is SAMe? Why do people use it for their health problems? What are the possible side effects and safety concerns?

DIY Facial Massage (With a Recipe)
Learn how to give yourself a relaxing facial massage. Includes a recipe for carrot and calendula complexion conditioner.

Urinary Tract Infection - Can Natural Remedies Help UTI
What is a urinary tract infection or UTI? What are natural remedies for urinary tract infection?

Camu Camu - Health Benefits, Uses, Side Effects
Rich in vitamin C and antioxidants, camu camu may help ease inflammation, fight free radicals, and help with a number of health conditions.

7 Natural Treatments for Endometriosis
Endometriosis is a common condition causing painful periods and pelvic pain, among other symptoms. Learn about natural treatments for endometriosis.

Natural Remedies for Endometriosis
Endometriosis is a common condition causing painful periods and pelvic pain, among other symptoms. Learn about natural remedies for endometriosis. Page 2.

DMAE - What Should I Know About It?
What is DMAE? What are the benefits of taking DMAE? Get the lowdown on this natural compound.

Cat's Claw - What You Should Know About This Herb
What is cat's claw? What are the healing benefits of this herb? What are the possible side effects and safety concerns?​

Trimspa Weight Loss Supplement Review
Here's our review of the popular weight loss drug Trimspa, including a list of individual ingredients and dosage recommendations.

Does Trimspa Work?
Find out the essentials about the supplement Trimspa, touted to help with weight loss, including individual ingredients and dosage recommendations. Page 2.

Can Goji Berries Improve Your Health?
What are goji berries? Learn about health benefits and side effects of these superfood berries, said to promote longevity, skin, and hair health.

Healthy and Unhealthy Stool - Poop Colors Explained
We don't normally talk about what our stool looks like, but it can reveal a lot about our health. Find out what normal stool is like, and what's not.

What Does Dark or Bright Red Stool Mean?
Find out about the causes of blood in stool, dark or tarry stool, and bright red stool. Page 2.

14 Natural Ways to Help You Sleep
Get the lowdown on 14 natural sleep aids and insomnia remedies, including herbs, vitamins, meditation, hypnosis, foods, exercises, light therapy, and more.

14 Natural Insomnia Remedies for When You Can't Sleep
Insomnia is the lack of sleep on a regular basis. Learn the causes, diagnosis, and natural sleep aids and remedies for insomnia, including herbs, supplements, acupuncture, and more. Page 2.

List of Herbs, Vitamins, and Supplements
Look here for a list of herbs, vitamins, and nutritional supplements from A to Z, with information on the benefits, uses, side effects, and tips.

Common Mistakes People Make When Using Coconut Oil
Are you making these 10 very common mistakes when using coconut in DIY remedies for your skin and hair? Find out what they are and how to avoid them.

Colloidal Silver - What You Need to Know
What is colloidal silver? What are the uses and benefits? Where can I get colloidal silver? Find out more about this supplement, said to fight the flu, boost immunity, and even prevent cancer.

What You Need To Know About Codonopsis
An herb said to boost your immune system, codonopsis may protect against COPD (the third leading cause of death in the U.S.).

Mind-Body Therapies for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Some mind-body practices may help tame irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a common condition often aggravated by stress.

Natural Remedies for Diabetes Page 2
What is diabetes? What are the symptoms? What are some natural treatments, remedies, and diet for type 2 diabetes? Page 2.

Hibiscus Tea - Health Benefits You May Not Know About
Get the lowdown on the healing benefits of hibiscus tea. Find out about research, side effects and tips on using this popular herbal tea.

Chaga - Learn About the Benefits, Uses and More
What is Chaga? Learn about this medicinal mushroom, often touted for cancer prevention.

Acupuncture for Fibromyalgia - Can It Help?
A needle-based healing technique that may reduce pain, acupuncture could benefit the five million Americans who struggle with fibromyalgia.

Acupuncture for Back Pain - Can It Help?
Said to stimulate your body's release of pain-easing chemicals, acupuncture may benefit the millions of Americans who struggle with back pain each year.

Branched-Chain Amino Acids - Uses, Benefits, Tips and More
What are branched-chain amino acids? What are the benefits of using them? Get the lowdown on these amino acids, said to help with exercise performance and offer other health benefits.

N-Acetyl Glucosamine - What You Need to Know
What is N-acetyl glucosamine? What are the benefits of using it? Get the lowdown on this dietary supplement, said to help a number of health conditions.

Oligonol - What You Need to Know
What is oligonol? What are the benefits of using it? Get the lowdown on this natural remedy extracted from lychee fruit.

Caprylic Acid - Benefits and Side Effects
What is caprylic acid? What are the benefits of using caprylic acid? Get the scoop on this fatty acid, said to have a number of health benefits.

Creatine to Build Muscle Mass - Can It Help?
Get the science behind creatine, a supplement popular among athletes looking to boost muscle mass, strength, and athletic performance.

Green Coffee for Weight Loss - Can It Help?
What is green coffee? Get the lowdown on the health benefits of this natural product, which shows promise as a weight loss aid and a natural treatment for high blood pressure.

Can Fennel Tea Help to Ease Colic?
Said to soothe the gastrointestinal tract, fennel tea is sometimes touted for the relief of colic symptoms in babies. Learn more about this remedy.

Glutathione - Health Benefits, Uses, and More
What is glutathione? What are the benefits of using it? Get the lowdown on on glutathione supplements, including side effects and where to find them.

Bloating and Gas - Causes, Remedies, Natural Relief
What causes bloating in the stomach, gas, and flatulence? Get to the root of the problem and find remedies for relief.

Remedies for Alopecia Areata - Can They Help?
Find out which natural remedies may help treat alopecia areata, a condition that causes hair loss.

Digestive Function Tests
Learn about tests that are used by natural health practitioners to assess digestive disorders.

Deep Tissue Massage - Everything You Need to Know
What is deep tissue massage? Does it hurt? Get a description of this popular massage technique and find out the benefits and possible side effects.

Is Celery Seed the Secret to Better Blood Pressure?
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Garlic for Better Blood Pressure Control
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Soy May Beat High Blood Pressure
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Blueberry for Blood Pressure Control?
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Fighting High Blood Pressure with Fish
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Can Resveratrol Beat High Blood Pressure in Diabetes Patients?
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Beet Root for Better Blood Pressure
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Tips on Managing Blood Pressure
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Hibiscus Tea for Improved Cardiovascular Health?
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Delicious Food Remedies for High Blood Pressure
Here are 8 delicious, time-honored food remedies that may help bring your blood pressure down.

Acupressure to Prevent Repetitive Strain Injury - Can It Help?
To help fight repetitive strain—a common problem among office workers—learn how to tap into the tension-taming power of acupressure.

Acupuncture for Acne - Can It Help?
Learn how undergoing acupuncture might help ward off acne and keep your skin clear.

Can Fenugreek Boost Low Testosterone Levels?
Can fenugreek be used as a natural testosterone booster? Find out about the reasons why people use it, the science behind it, as well as possible side effects.

Cold Sore Remedies - 8 Ways to Shrink Them Naturally
Cold sores, also called oral herpes, are small, painful, fluid-filled blisters that usually occur on or in the mouth. Find out about natural remedies and treatments that may help.

Natural Remedies for Warts - Can They Shrink Them?
What are warts? Find out about natural remedies and treatments that may help to remove those unsightly growths.

Dark Eye Circles - Remedies to Eliminate Undereye Bags
Eradicate dark circles under the eyes the natural way, instead of only covering up the symptoms. Read up on the best remedies for undereye bags and circles.

Saw Palmetto for Hair Loss (Does This Remedy Work?)
A reader asks, What can you tell me about saw palmetto and hair loss? I read that it's a good herbal remedy for hair loss and baldness.

Alternative Medicine and Hepatitis C - Can It Help?
Get the scoop on two natural remedies that may help protect the liver from the effects of hepatitis C.

Acupuncture for Depression - Can It Help?
Studies show that acupuncture may help boost mood and ease symptoms in people struggling with depression, a condition estimated to affect millions of Americans.

Acupuncture for Chronic Pain Relief
Find out how acupuncture may help provide relief for chronic pain-causing conditions,such as low back pain, arthritis, and headaches.

Natural Treatments for Urinary Incontinence - Can They Help?
If you're struggling with urinary incontinence—a common problem marked by loss of bladder control—certain alternative therapies may help.

Benefits of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
A healing approach that combines meditation and yoga, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction may help soothe chronic pain, ease anxiety, and promote healthier sleep.

Acupuncture to Quit Smoking - Can It Help?
Get the scoop on whether acupuncture can help soothe nicotine cravings and ease irritability among people trying to quit smoking.

Colostrum Supplements - What You Need to Know
What is colostrum? What are the benefits of using it? Get the scoop on this supplement, which some studies suggest may help rev up your immune system and boost your exercise performance.

DHA and Pregnancy - What You Need to Know
What is DHA? Why do someone women take it during pregnancy? Get the lowdown on using this omega-3 fatty acid during pregnancy.

Natural Remedies and Ointments for Minor Burns
Natural burn remedies like aloe vera or honey can help reduce the pain and inflammation caused by minor burns, and also can promote the healing of skin.

Anti-Inflammatory Diet - Foods to Eat & Avoid, Benefits
Get the scoop on the anti-inflammatory diet. Find out what it is, foods to eat and avoid, benefits, and tips on following the anti-inflammatory diet.

Cordyceps - 5 Benefits of this Medicinal Mushroom
What is cordyceps? What are the health benefits of using it? Learn more about this medicinal fungus.

Aloe Juice - What Should I Know About It?
What is aloe juice? What are the health benefits of using aloe juice? What are the side effects?

Benefits and Uses of Benfotiamine
What is benfotiamine? What are the health benefits of benfotiamine? Why is it used for diabetes, neuropathy, Alzheimer's disease, and other conditions? What are the possible side effects?

Kefir - Benefits and Side Effects
What is kefir? What are the benefits of including kefir in your diet? Where can I find kefir? Are there any possible side effects?

DHA for Children - Benefits, Side Effects
What is DHA? What are the benefits of DHA for children? What are the possible side effects? Get the lowdown on this essential fatty acid.

Can Alternative Medicine Help Manage Muscular Dystrophy?
Get the scoop on natural remedies that may aid in the treatment of muscular dystrophy, a class of genetic disorders marked by muscle degradation.

Strontium Supplements - What You Need to Know
What is strontium? What are the benefits of using strontium? Get the lowdown on this supplement, said to help with osteoporosis and osteoarthritis.

Ashwagandha - Benefits, Uses, Side Effects, and More
What is ashwagandha? What are the benefits of using ashwagandha? Find out all about this herb said to help relieve anxiety and arthritis as well as aid in the treatment of diabetes and cancer.

Ginseng for Cold Relief - Can It Help?
Find out whether tapping into the immune-boosting powers of ginseng may help you stave off the sniffles and sneezing of colds.

Lavender for Anxiety - Can It Help?
Find out how breathing in the soothing scent of lavender oil may help ease your mind and keep anxiety at bay.

Can Licorice Keep You Heartburn-Free?
Can't make it through a spicy meal without serious heartburn pain? Studies suggest licorice may help fight acid reflux and ease your symptoms.

Pregnenolone - Health Benefits, Uses, Tips and More
Get the lowdown on pregnenolone, a hormone found naturally in the body (and in supplement form) and said to fight depression and sharpen memory.

Plant Sterols for High Cholesterol - Can They Help?
Found naturally in fruits, vegetables, nuts, and seeds, plant sterols may help lower your cholesterol and fend off heart disease.

The Health Benefits of Enteric-Coated Peppermint Oil
A popular natural remedy, enteric-coated peppermint oil may help ease indigestion and relieve symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome.

Pelargonium - What You Need to Know
An herbal remedy commonly known as

Crystal Deodorant - Is It a Better Alternative?
What are crystal deodorants? Get the lowdown on whether crystal deodorants are your best solution for banishing body odor.

Er-Xian - Can It Provide Natural Relief for Hot Flashes?
An herbal formula long used in traditional Chinese medicine, Er-xian may help soothe certain symptoms associated with menopause.

3 Health Benefits of Iyengar Yoga
Find out how Iyengar yoga, a widely practiced yoga style, may help with health problems like arthritis and chronic low back pain.

Five Tips for Natural Skin Care
Skin is the body's mirror of our inner health and wellness, both physical and emotional. Here are 5 tips for natural skin care.

Poria - Uses, Benefits, Tips, and More
A mushroom long used in traditional Chinese medicine, poria shows promise for strengthening your immune system and staving off disease.

Getting Insurance for Alternative Medicine - Tips and Facts
Here's how to increase your chances of getting coverage for alternative medicine, such as acupuncture, massage, and chiropractic.

Amalaki - What Should You Know About It?
What is Amalaki​? Get the scoop on this ayurvedic herb, said to promote longevity and help a variety of health conditions.

Bhringaraj Oil - What You Should Know About It
What is bhringaraj oil? What are the health benefits of using it? Get the scoop on this Ayurvedic oil, often used to promote hair growth.

Xiao Yao Wan - Benefits, Uses, Tips, and More
What is xiao yao wan? Get the lowdown on this traditional Chinese herbal formula, said to help with depression, pain, migraines, and other conditions.​

Does Acidophilus Need to be Refrigerated?
Once acidophilus is opened and refrigerated, will it still be effective if I take it on a seven-hour​ plane ride and have it stored at room temperature?

What is Hydrotherapy? Learn About 8 Different Types
What is Hydrotherapy? How does it work? What is a typical therapy like?

4 Herbs to Relieve Menstrual Cramps
Get the lowdown on five herbs that may help to relieve the aches and pain of menstrual cramps (also known as primary dysmenorrhea).

What's the Difference Between a Colonic and an Enema?
Colonics and enemas both cleanse the colon, but there are some key differences. Find out how a colonic is different than an enema.

5 Types of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)
From reflexology to reiki, here's the lowdown on the most commonly used types of complementary and alternative medicine in the U.S.

Maqui Berry - Health Benefits, Uses, and More
What is maqui berry? Find out about the benefits of this antioxidant rich South American berry, which may promote eye, skin, and heart health.

Hyaluronic Acid Supplements - What Should I Know?
What is hyaluronic acid? What are the benefits of using hyaluronic acid supplements? Get the scoop on this supplement, which may help to ease the pain of osteoarthritis.

Natural Ways to Reduce Antibiotic Side Effects
Learn how to support your system while on antibiotics while avoiding yeast overgrowth and gastrointestinal troubles, and get a few tips on boosting your defense against sickness-causing bacteria.

Shiatsu Japanese Bodywork - Benefits, Uses, and More
Shiatsu, often called finger pressure massage, has roots in traditional Chinese medicine and may help lessen stress and ease chronic pain.

What You Should Know About Vitex
What is vitex? An herb said to affect hormonal health, vitex may help soothe menstrual cramps and ease symptoms of menopause.

Natural Remedies to Relieve Pancreatitis Pain
Get the scoop on herbs, supplements, and natural therapies that may help with pancreatitis symptoms including antioxidants, acupuncture, and Chinese medicine.

Can Ear Candling Remove Ear Wax Safely?
Ear candling is an alternative practice thought to remove ear wax. What's involved in ear candling? Does it work?

Raw Foods Diet List
A list of food that can be eaten on the raw food diet.

Wild Cherry Bark - Benefits, Uses, Tips
What is wild cherry bark? What are the benefits of using it? Get the scoop on this herb, often used to suppress coughs.

Side Effects of Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate
Before you use glucosamine or chondroitin sulfate to ease your arthritis pain, learn all about the side effects associated with each supplement.

Understanding Emotions in Traditional Chinese Medicine
In traditional Chinese medicine, emotions are intimately linked with physical health. Learn what various emotions mean.

Yoga for Arthritis Relief
Find out how taking up yoga may help provide arthritis relief.

Xylitol Toothpaste - What You Need to Know
What is xylitol toothpaste? Why is it used instead of regular toothpaste? What is the evidence, and where can I find it?

Wild Yam - What Should I Know About It?
What is wild yam? Why do people use it? What are the possible side effects and safety concerns?

White Willow Bark - What You Need to Know
What is white willow bark? What are the benefits of using it? Get the lowdown on this supplement and find out about uses, side effects and more.

Valerian - What You Should Know About This Healing Herb
What is valerian? Why do people use it? What are the possible side effects and safety concerns of valerian?

Podophyllum - What You Need to Know About This Herb
When applied to the skin, podophyllum may help treat warts and a common complication of HIV.

Kombucha - Health Benefits You Should Know About
What is kombucha? What are the health benefits and side effects? Get the scoop on this fermented drink, said to help with digestion, cancer prevention and more.

Blue Cohosh - What You Should Know About It
What is blue cohosh? What are the benefits of using it? Get the lowdown on this herb, often used for women's health conditions.

Garcinia Cambogia - What You Need to Know
What is garcinia cambodia? What are the benefits of garcinia cambodia? Get the lowdown on this fruit, said to offer a variety of health benefits.

Progesterone Cream - What Should I Know About It?
What is progesterone cream? What are the benefits of using it? Get the lowdown on this topical cream, said to be a natural form of hormone replacement therapy.

Pancha Karma, the Ayurvedic Cleansing Method
Information about pancha karma, the Ayurvedic cleansing diet.

Pancha Karma - Ayurvedic Cleansing
Ayurvedic detox cleansing diet. Instructions on how to do a cleansing fast. Page 2.

What Is Pau D'arco?
What is pau d'arco? What are the benefits of using pau d'arco? Get the lowdown on this herbal rainforest remedy, said to boost the immune system.

What is Kidney Yang Deficiency in TCM?
Reader asks if being told by an acupuncturist she has kidney yang deficiency mean she should get her kidneys checked out by her medical doctor.

Moxibustion - What You Need to Know
Here's a look at the science behind moxibustion, a traditional Chinese therapy thought to help ease back pain, soothe menstrual cramps, and treat digestive troubles.

Biofeedback - What Should You Know About It?
Biofeedback training teaches how to consciously change and control the body's vital functions that are normally unconscious, such as breathing, heart rate, and blood pressure, through information provided by electronic devices.

What are Meridians in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine?
What are meridians? Here is a brief definition of the term, used in acupuncture, acupressure, and traditional Chinese medicine (TCM).

Aromatherapy Diffusers - Common Types and Pros and Cons
What are aromatherapy diffusers? Here is a description of the most common types, including cold air, ultrasonic, heat, and nebulizers.

5 Ways to Revitalize Your Spirit
Many of us go through the day with so many responsibilities that we don't have even a minute to care for ourselves. Here are 5 tips to revitalize your spirit.

5 Ways to Boost Your Water Intake
Many people do not drink enough water. Signs of chronic dehydration include headache, dry skin, tiredness, poor skin, and muscle pain. It can also contribute to the formation of kidney stones, depression, and many other illnesses.

5 Ways to Boost Your Energy
Energy is essential in this sleep-deprived, overstretched, high-speed world. How do we recharge our batteries when there's a constant drain on our resources?

Massage for Depression - Can It Help?
If you're struggling with depression, massage may help lift your mood and boost your well-being.

4 Natural Remedies for Chronic Pain Relief
Find out about mind/body practices that may be used in conjunction with treatment for chronic pain, such as yoga, meditation, guided imagery, and tai chi.

Natural Remedies for Acid Reflux
For the 30 million Americans with acid reflux, alternative treatments such as herbs and acupuncture may offer relief.

Natural Morning Sickness Remedies
Morning sickness affects many women during pregnancy. Learn about natural remedies that may help to ease the nausea.

Remedies for Lupus - 4 All-Natural Approaches to Consider
Get the scoop on natural remedies for lupus, such as herbs, supplements, and mind-body therapies, alongside standard treatment.

Reducing Inflammation - Ways to Reduce It Naturally
Certain herbs, supplements, and alternative therapies may help cool inflammation and boost your defense against major diseases like diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.

Natural Hair Color - What You Need to Know
Why do people use natural hair color? What ingredients are found in natural hair color? Is it safe? Find out what you need to know before trying it.

Canker Sore Remedies - 4 Natural Ways to Get Relief
Canker sores are small, painful ulcers in the mouth. Get the lowdown on four natural remedies and treatments for canker sores, including herbs, supplements, and more.

Natural Treatments for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Get the scoop on eight natural remedies that may offer relief from carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms. Find out about research and get tips on using diet, herbs, acupressure, alternative therapies, and more.

Natural Breast Cancer Defense
Natural remedies may aid in the prevention of breast cancer, while alternative therapies could benefit women coping with the disease.

Natural Alzheimer's Prevention - 3 Possible Remedies
Get the scoop on three remedies that may help to keep your mind sharp as you age. Find out what you can do to protect against Alzheimer's disease.

Natural Approach to Angina Treatment
What is angina? Find out about natural remedies and treatments that may help to ease the pain of angina.

Natural Remedies for Gestational Diabetes
What is gestational diabetes? Get the scoop on vitamin C, astragalus, and vitamin D, three remedies that are being studied for this condition.

Umcka - Can It Ease Colds and Sore Throat?
What is umcka? Find out about this herbal remedy long used in traditional African medicine, which may help you kick the common cold and other respiratory troubles.

Stress Management Techniques
Adding stress management techniques to your self-care can help boost your wellbeing and shield you from sickness.

Foods That Help Your Immune System - 5 Types to Try
What foods should you eat to supercharge your immune system? Get the scoop on which foods to choose to stave off sickness.

Mucus in Stool - What It Means and What to Do
What cause mucus in the stool? Find out what mucus in stool means and what to do about it using a natural approach.

Turmeric for Arthritis - Alternative Medicine
Find out whether the spice turmeric may help to ease the pain of rheumatoid or osteoarthritis.

Triphala - What Should I Know About It?
What is triphala? What are the benefits of using it? Find out all about this traditional herb, said to help with digestion, weight loss, inflammation, and possibly protect against cancer.

Tribulus - Benefits, Uses, Tips, and More
What is tribulus? What are the benefits and side effects of tribulus terrestris? Why is it used for men's conditions and for sports performance?

Traditional Chinese Medicine - What You Need to Know
Get the lowdown on traditional Chinese medicine, an age-old healing system used to treat everything from asthma and arthritis to depression and diabetes.

Mangosteen - What Should You Know About It?
Mangosteen juice has become a popular health drink. Find out what mangosteen is and get information about the health benefits and side effects.

Tired in the Morning? - Alternative Medicine Remedies
Is there a tea or some type of herbal spray or remedy that can energize people who have trouble waking and getting started in the morning?

Tips for Using Nutritional Supplements Safely
Brush up on the top safety concerns that herb and other supplement users should be aware of.

Diet Tips to Make Today - Steps to a Healthy Life
Need to give your diet a makeover? Find out which foods can boost your wellbeing and help you reach a healthy weight.

Step 4 to a Healthier Lifestyle: Improve Your Cooking
Eating should be a lifelong process of nourishing yourself. Strict dieting, fad diets such as the Atkins diet, drastic diets, rigid food monitoring, or addiction to sugar, caffeine and other stimulants can all weaken your metabolism and halt the rejuvenating and rebuilding process of your body, mind and spirit.[. Page 2.

Make Your Own Supplement Diary
This supplement diary can help you keep track of the herbs and supplements you're taking.

What is the Product Name and Brand Name?
The first step in keeping a supplement diary is to record the product name and brand name.

Why Are You Using It?
The second step in keeping a supplement diary is to write down why you are taking the supplement.

What are the Ingredients?
The third step in keeping a supplement diary is to record the ingredients.

How Much Do You Take?
The next step in keeping a supplement diary is to record how much you are taking

How Long Have You Been Taking It?
The next step in keeping a supplement diary is to record how long you have been taking it.

Who Recommended It?
The next step in keeping a supplement diary is to write down who recommended the supplement.

Additional Notes
The last step in keeping a supplement diary is to any additional information.

Print Your Supplement Diary Pages
The next step in keeping a supplement diary is to record how long you have been taking it.

Natural Remedies for Lyme Disease
What is Lyme disease? What are the symptoms of Lyme disease? Get the scoop on this condition, and find out how to enhance your health and ease symptoms while undergoing treatment.

Master Cleanse - What You Need to Know
Get the scoop on the Master Cleanse, also known as the lemonade diet. Find out about this diet, including the benefits, side effects, and get a recipe for the drink.

Graviola - Benefits, Uses, Side Effects and More
What is graviola? What are the benefits of using it? Get the lowdown on this herbal supplement, said to help those with cancer and other conditions.

Health Benefits of Massage as Complementary Therapy
Regular massages can help manage a host of chronic health problems. Here's how to get the most out of massage therapy without breaking the bank.

Shiitake Mushrooms - 3 Ways They Might Improve Your Health
Get the lowdown on the healing benefits of shiitake mushrooms. Find out the research, side effects and tips on using them.

DHA - 3 Health Benefits You May Not Know About
Get the lowdown on the healing benefits of DHA, also known as docosahexaenoic acid. Find out side effects and tips on using this omega-3 fatty acid.

Cranberry - 3 Health Benefits You May Not Know About
Get the scoop on the healing benefits of cranberry juice and supplements. Find out the research and side effects of this remedy, said to fend off urinary tract infections, gum disease, and gastric cancer.

White Tea - Health Benefits vs. Green Tea
Offering more antioxidants than green or black teas, white tea now shows promise as a natural fat-fighter. Get the scoop on this the health-boosting potential of white tea, from combating obesity to protect against cancer.

The HCG Diet - What You Need to Know Before Starting
What is the hCG diet? Why do people try it for weight loss? Are there any dangers and side effects?

Bowtrol Cleanse - What You Need to Know
What is Bowtrol™? Get the lowdown on this colon cleanse supplement that claims to promote weight loss, increase energy, and more.

What Are the Benefits of the Herb Coptis Chinensis?
Get the scoop on coptis chinensist, an herb said to fight inflammation, help cut your cholesterol and keep blood sugar in check.

Digestive Enzymes - Benefits, Uses, Tips, and More
What are digestive enzymes? What are the benefits of using them? Get the scoop on these supplements, said to improve digestion and decrease inflammation.

Cranesbill - What You Need to Know
What is cranesbill? Why do people use it? Find out more about this herb.

Burdock - What You Should Know About This Supplement
What is burdock? What are the benefits of using it? Get the scoop on this herb, and learn about the many uses.

Brahmi Oil - Benefits, Uses, Tips and More
What is brahmi oil? Get the scoop on the benefits of this ayurvedic oil, said to help with dandruff and other common complaints.

Cassava - Uses, Health Benefits, and More
What is cassava? What are the health benefits of using it? Get the scoop on this plant, used as both a food and a dietary supplement.

California Poppy - Uses, Benefits, and More
Said to soothe the nervous system, California poppy may help alleviate anxiety and help you sleep more soundly.

Borage Oil Health Benefits and Side Effects
Get the lowdown on the healing benefits of borage oil, an essential fatty acid which may help ease inflammation and relieve arthritis pain.

Biotin - What Should You Know About It?
Get the lowdown on the health benefits of biotin. Find out the research, side effects, possible causes of deficiency and get tips on using it.

Black Walnut - What You Need to Know
What is black walnut? What are the benefits of using it? Get the scoop on this supplement, said to curb cholesterol, fight heart disease, and help with digestive concerns.

Bishop's Weed - What You Should Know About It
What is bishop's weed? What are the health benefits of using it? Get the lowdown on this herb, said to help treat such skin disorders as psoriasis and vitiligo.

What Are the Health Benefits of Tropical Fruit Baobab?
What is baobab? What are the benefits of baobab? Get the lowdown on this tropical fruit and find out why people use it for health purposes.

Beta-Sitosterol - What You Need to Know
What is beta-sitosterol? What are the benefits of taking beta-sitosterol? Get the lowdown on this supplement, used for benign prostatic hyperplasia and cancer prevention.

Autogenic Training - What You Should Know About It
What is autogenic training? What are the benefits of using it? Get the lowdown on this alternative therapy, used for anxiety, heart health, and other conditions.

Alfalfa - What You Need to Know
What is alfalfa? What are the benefits of using it? Get the scoop on this herb, said to help enhance well-being.

Red Raspberry Leaf - What You Should Know About It
What is red raspberry leaf? Find out more about this herbal remedy said to protect against pregnancy-related health troubles and make labor easier.

The Benefits of Trigger Point Therapy
Learn the benefits of trigger point therapy, also known as neuromuscular or myofascial trigger point therapy, for back pain, headaches and more.

The Benefits of Polarity Therapy and Energy Balancing
What is polarity therapy? Learn about the health benefits of energy balancing, an alternative therapy said to balance the body's energy flow.

Prunella Vulgaris - What Should I Know About It?
What is prunella vulgaris, also called self-heal? Get the scoop on the benefits, uses and side effect of this herbal remedy.

Wormwood - What Should I Know About It?
What is wormwood? What are the benefits of using it? Learn more about this herb which may be a promising remedy for Crohn's disease and other conditions.

White Mulberry - Health Benefits, Uses, Tips, and More
A plant packed with powerful antioxidants, white mulberry may help lower your blood sugar levels and keep your cholesterol in check.

Benefits and Uses of Schisandra - Alternative Medicine
What is schisandra? What are the benefits of using it? Get the scoop on schisandra, an herb long used in traditional Chinese medicine, which may help build your body's resistance to the effects of stress.

Vitamin C - Health Benefits You May Not Know About
Get the lowdown on the healing benefits of vitamin C supplements. Find out the research, side effects, and tips on using them for colds, cancer prevention and more.

Glucosamine - What Should You Know About It?
Get the scoop on the health benefits of glucosamine. Find out the side effects and get tips on using it alone or in combination with chondroitin and MSM.

Glucosamine - Article Sources
Glucosamine is a natural compound found in healthy cartilage. Here are references for the article on page 1 on glucosamine. Page 2.

Maral Root - What Should I Know About This Herb?
What is maral? Learn all about this root, often used to boost muscle mass and build strength.

The Benefits of Shatavari, a Traditional Ayruvedic Medicine
Get the scoop on the health benefits of sharavari, an ayurvedic herbal remedy, said to help with health conditions including diabetes and ulcers.

Haritaki - What Should I Know About It?
What is haritaki? Get the scoop on the benefits of this remedy, also called Terminalia chebula, long used in Ayurveda, the traditional medicine of India.

Kudzu - What Should I Know About This Herb?
Get the lowdown on the healing benefits of kudzu, an herb long used in traditional Chinese medicine for alcohol reduction, headaches and heart health.

Grape Seed Extract - What Should I Know About It?
What is grape seed extract? What are the benefits of using it? Find out more about grape seed extract, which studies show may help boost heart health and protect your brain from the effects of aging.

Oolong Tea – What Should I Know About It?
Get the scoop on 3 healing benefits of oolong tea. Find out the research and get tips on using this tea, which may protect your heart and help you shed pounds.

Phytoestrogens - What You Need to Know
What are phytoestrogens? What are the health benefits of using them? Get the scoop on these supplements, said to protect against breast cancer, bone loss, hot flashes, and high cholesterol.

Geranium Essential Oil - What You Need to Know
What is geranium essential oil? What are the benefits of using it? Get the scoop on this aromatherapy oil, said to help with sleep and alleviate anxiety.

Pomegranate Peel Extract - Benefits, Uses, Tips and More
Studies suggest that antioxidants in the peel of pomegranate fruit may help cut your cholesterol and fight diabetes.

Vitamin B5 - Benefits, Uses, Tips and More
What is vitamin B5, also known as pantothenic acid? What are the benefits of taking it? Get the lowdown on this vitamin.

Slippery Elm - What Should I Know About It?
Find out the benefits, research, and side effects of slippery elm, a Native American remedy that may help ease the pain of heartburn, sore throat, and certain stomach troubles.

Stevia - What to Know About This Sugar Substitute
Stevia is a plant, native to Latin America, that has become widely used as a sweetener. Find out the benefits and side effects of using this natural sugar substitute.

Vitamin K2 - Benefits, Uses, Tips and More
What is vitamin K2? What are the benefits of using it? Get the scoop on this popular supplement, said to increase your defense against osteoporosis and heart disease.

Phosphatidylserine - What Should I Know About It?
What is phosphatidylserine? What are the benefits of using it? Find out more about this supplement, said to help a variety of health conditions.

Tyrosine Amino Acid Supplement Profile
What is tyrosine? What are the benefits of using tyrosine? Get the lowdown on this amino acid supplement, including the research, safety, and more.

Papain - Health Benefits and What Else You Need to Know
What is papain? What are the benefits of using it? Get the scoop on this enzyme supplement, said to help with certain pain-causing health problems.

What Is Shilajit? - What You Need to Know
What is shilajit? What are the benefits of using it? Get the scoop on this supplement, said to strengthen bones, protect against Alzheimer's disease, and boost your body's resistance to stress.

Shark Cartilage - What Should You Know About It?
What is shark cartilage? Find out more about this supplement, said to help with cancer, psoriasis and other conditions.

Muira Puama - Can It Boost Your Libido?
What is muira puama? What are the benefits of using it? Get the scoop on this herb, said to help boost libido in men and women.

Mullein - What You Should Know About This Herb
What is mullein? What are the benefits of using it? Get the scoop on this herb, said to soothe the respiratory tract, help with ear pain, and fight infection.

What Is Nettle? - Herbal Medicine Guide
What is neetle? What are the benefits of using nettle? Get the scoop on this herb, said to decrease inflammation and soothe allergies and arthritis pain.

N-Acetylcysteine - What Should I Know About It?
Get the lowdown on N-acetylcysteine, a natural remedy that may boost lung health in people with respiratory problems.

Health Benefits of Orthosilicic Acid
Get the lowdown on the healing benefits of orthosilicic acid. Find out the research, side effects, and get tips on using it.

Niacin - What You Need to Know
What is niacin? What are the benefits of niacin? Get the lowdown on this B vitamin, which may reduce cholesterol, improve heart health, and protect against Alzheimer's disease.

Mastic Gum - What Should I Know About It?
What is mastic gum? What are the benefits of mastic gum? Get the scoop on this natural remedy, said to fight cavities and digestive problems.

Larch Arabinogalactan - What You Need to Know
What is larch arabinogalactan? What are the benefits of using it? Get the scoop on this supplement, said to boost your immune response.

Benefits of Lithium Orotate - What Should I Know?
What is lithium orotate? What are the benefits of using it? Get the scoop on this supplement, said to fight bipolar disorder and a host of other mental health conditions.

Nopal - Health Benefits, Uses, Tips and More
What is nopal? What are the benefits of using it? Get the scoop on this supplement, said to help with symptoms ranging from dry mouth to a hangover.

Malic Acid - Benefits, Uses, and More
What is malic acid? Find out about the health benefits and get tips on using this supplement, said to help with heart disease, fibromyalgia and skin health.

Monolaurin - What Should I Know About It?
What is monolaurin? What are the benefits of using it? Get the scoop on this supplement, said to help with a variety of immune conditions

Eyebright - What Should I Know About It?
Get the science behind eyebright, an herb said to ease symptoms of conditions like conjunctivitis and eyestrain.

What Should You Know About Reishi?
What is ganoderma, also known as reishi? Learn about the benefits, side effects, and tips on using this medicinal mushroom.

Guggul - Benefits, Uses, and More
What is guggul? What are the benefits of using guggul? Get the scoop on this supplement, said to ease arthritis pain, lower high cholesterol, and stimulate weight loss.

Forskolin - Benefits, Uses, and More
Get the lowdown on the healing benefits of forskolin, a natural remedy that may promote weight loss and protect eye health.

Huperzine A - What You Need to Know
What is huperzine A? What are the benefits of taking huperzine A? Get the lowdown on this substance, extracted from the Chinese club moss plant.

Lady's Mantle - What Should I Know About It?
What is lady's mantle? What are the benefits of using it? Get the scoop on this herb, said to help with skin conditions and other health concerns.

Astaxanthin - What You Need to Know
What is astaxanthin? What are the benefits and side effects? Get the scoop on this antioxidant, found in microalgae is fish such as salmon.

Aniracetam for Brain Function - What You Need to Know
What is aniracetam? What are the benefits of using it? Get the lowdown on this substance, said to boost brain function and sharpen memory.

Alpha-Ketoglutaric Acid - What You Need to Know
What is alpha-ketoglutaric acid? What are the benefits of using it? Get the scoop on this supplement, said to enhance exercise endurance.

Avipattikar - What Should I Know About It?
What is avipattikar? What are the health benefits of using it? Find out more about this Ayurvedic remedy, said to help with a variety of health ailments and dosha imbalances.

Tart Cherries - What Should I Know About Them?
Get the school on the health benefits of tart cherries and tart cherry juice. Find out the uses and research and get tips on using this fruit.

Taurine - What Should I Know About It?
What is taurine? What are the benefits of using taurine? Get the scoop on this amino acid, sometimes used in supplement form for lowering blood pressure and enhancing heart health.

Natural Treatments for Swimmer's Ear
What is swimmer's ear? What are some natural treatments for this unpleasant ailment, also called otitis externa?

Hypnosis for Back Pain Relief - Can It Help?
Hypnosis might help soothe back pain, a condition estimated to affect 80 percent of Americans at some point in their lives.

Hypnosis for Anxiety - Can It Help?
A long-practiced mind-body technique, hypnosis, also called hypnotherapy, may offer all-natural relief of anxiety and stress.

Hypnosis to Quit Smoking - Can It Help?
Some research suggests that hypnosis may help curb your cigarette cravings and help protect against smoking-related health risks, such as heart disease and cancer.

Can Hypnosis Help With Sleep Disorders?
For people struggling with sleep problems, hypnosis may help bring calm and promote sounder slumber.

Can Supplements Boost Your Sports Performance?
A supplement that can help to improve athletic performance is called an

Supplements to Improve Athletic Performance - Page 2
Learn about various products marketed as ergogenic aids, such as creatine, hydroxymethyl butyrate (HMB), medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs), branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs), pyruvate, suma, vitamin C, and hormones DHEA and androstenedione. Page 2.

Neti Pots - What You Need to Know About Using It
What are neti pots? Why do people use them? What are the possible side effects and dangers of using them?

How to Prevent Hypothermia Naturally
What is hypothermia? Find out about lifestyle changes and natural remedies that may help prevent hypothermia, a condition that takes an estimated 600 million lives per year in the U.S.

What are the Side Effects of Hoodia?
Hoodia gordonii is a herb used for weight loss. What are the side effects and safety concerns of hoodia pills?

Serrapeptase - What You Need to Know
Get the scoop on serrapeptase. What is it? Why do people use it? What are the side effects and safety concerns, if any?

Homeopathic Remedies for Cancer
For people coping with cancer, homeopathy may help soothe some of the side effects of treatments like chemotherapy and radiation.

Homeopathic Remedies - What You Need to Know
What is homeopathy? What are homeopathic remedies? Here's a quick guide to them and how they might enhance your health.

Natural Home Remedies for Bad Breath
These all-natural remedies and tips may help to fight bad breath naturally.

Sage Tea - What Should I Know About It?
What is sage tea? What are the benefits of using sage tea? Get the lowdown on this herbal tea, said to help with a variety of ailments.

Herbs and Supplements for Fibromyalgia
Learn about herbs and supplements commonly used for fibromyalgia.

Rhodiola for Depression - Can It Help?
An herb said to stave off stress-related mental-health troubles, rhodiola may provide relief to people with depression.

Keeping It Raw With Kelp Noodles
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Can Rice Protein Fight Fat?
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Chili Peppers May Curb Cravings, Boost Calorie-Burning
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Beating Obesity With Galangal
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9 Herbs and Foods for Weight Loss
Learn about foods and herbs that may help to tame your appetite and speed up weight loss.

Curbing Cravings with Saffron
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More Tips for Slimming Down
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Citrus Extract May Stop Weight Gain and Diabetes
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Ginger: An Herbal Weight Loss Aid?
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Yerba Mate for Weight Loss Help
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Fish to Foster Weight Loss
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Relaxation Response - How to Do It
Learn how to do the relaxation response, a simple mind/body technique.

Thunder God Vine - What You Need to Know
Studies suggest that the herb thunder god vine may help fight rheumatoid arthritis - but could also cause serious side effects.

Ribose Supplements - What You Need to Know
What is ribose? What are the health benefits of taking it? Get the scoop on this supplement, and find out about possible safety concerns.

Health Benefits of Black Seed Oil
What is black seed oil? What are the benefits of using it? Get the scoop on this antioxidant-rich supplement, said to help with conditions such as allergies and arthritis.

Rescue Remedy - What Should I Know About It?
What is Rescue Remedy? Find out more about this natural product said to provide calm at times of extreme stress.

Reflexology - What You Need to Know
What is reflexology? Is it the same as foot massage? What if a person is ticklish? What is a typical treatment like? Get the scoop on this popular natural therapy.

Guided Imagery for Depression - Can It Help?
A relaxation technique you can practice on your own, guided imagery may help lift your mood and protect against depression.

Grapefruit Seed Extract - What You Need to Know
What is grapefruit seed extract? What are the benefits of using it? Get the scoop on this liquid remedy, said to help with acne, athlete's foot, and other health conditions.

Goldenseal - What Should I Know About It?
The herb goldenseal (Hydrastis Canadensis) was traditionally used by Native Americans to treat skin disorders, digestive problems, liver conditions, diarrhea, and eye irritations.

Raspberry Ketones for Weight Loss - Health Benefits
What are raspberry ketones? What are the benefits of raspberry ketones? Get the lowdown on this supplement, which is said to speed up weight loss.

Piracetam - Benefits, Uses, and Alternatives
What is piracetam? What are the benefits of using it? Get the lowdown on this natural substance, said to boost brain health and cognitive function.

Ease Post-Nasal Drip Naturally - Two Remedies
What is post-nasal drip? Learn about two natural treatments that may help to relieve symptoms of post-nasal drip including nasal irrigation and ginger root.

Osteoarthritis Pain Relief Remedies
Five natural remedies for osteoarthritis and arthritis pain.

Oregano Oil - Benefits and Uses of this Healing Oil
What is oregano oil? What are the benefits of oregano oil? Get the lowdown on this supplement, said to defend against colds, fight bacteria, and ease pain.

Natural Flu Remedies
The flu, or influenza, is a viral illness that affects your respiratory tract. What are some of the more popular remedies for the flu?

Food That Fight Allergies
Find out how food can help ease the itching, sniffling, and sneezing associated with seasonal allergies.

Intestinal Parasites - 5 Natural Remedies to Consider
Find out which herbs and natural remedies (such as garlic and goldenseal) may help fight off intestinal parasites and restore your gut health.

Do Natural Breast Enlargement Pills Work?
Do natural breast enlargement pills really work? Are they safe? Find out about the possible safety concerns and possible side effects of common herbal ingredients found in breast enlargement pills.

Natural Breast Enlargement Pills - Herb Overviews
Do natural breast enlargement pills really work? Are they safe? Get the scoop on herbs such as saw palmetto, wild yam, hops, pueraria mirifica, and more. Page 2.

Loose Stool - What Causes It? What Should I Do?
In traditional Chinese medicine, loose stools, abdominal bloating, lack of energy and poor appetite may be due to spleen qi deficiency.

Remedies for Anxiety - 7 Natural Treatments to Consider
Learn how to beat anxiety naturally using remedies such as herbs, vitamins, nutritional supplements, aromatherapy, mind/body stress reduction, and more.

Raw Food Diet - Food to Eat, Benefits and More
Get the scoop on the raw food diet. What is it, why do people try it, what are the health benefits, and what are typical foods, meals, and preparation techniques, such as soaking, sprouting, and dehydrating.

Raw Food Diet Tips
A raw food diet is based on uncooked food, mainly plant food. What are the benefits and diet guidelines? What are possible concerns about the raw food diet? Page 2.

How to Make a Castor Oil Pack - What You Need to Know
What is a castor oil pack? How is it made? Get the scoop on castor oil packs.

Garlic for Colds - Can It Help?
Find out whether garlic can fend off the common cold. Learn about some of the research that has been done and get tips on using it.

Maitake Mushrooms - Benefits, Uses, and More
Research suggests that the medicinal mushroom maitake may help boost immune defense, keep blood pressure in check, and protect against diabetes.

Cocoa Extract - A Sweet Solution for Heart Health?
What is cocoa extract? What are the health benefits of taking it? Get the scoop on this supplement, said to lower blood pressure and improve heart health.

The Alkaline Diet - What You Need to Know
Loaded with fruits and veggies and low in processed foods, the alkaline diet may help keep your muscles healthy and fend off diabetes.

Ginkgo - What You Need to Know About This Herb
What is ginkgo? Why do people use ginkgo biloba? What are the benefits and side effects of this herb?

Gum Disease - 5 Ways to Improve Your Gums Naturally
Find out how cranberry, tea tree oil, and other natural remedies and self-care techniques could help keep you free of gum disease.

Natural Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treatments
Find out about natural carpal tunnel syndrome remedies, such as yoga, chiropractic, feldenkrais, hellerwork, and more. Page 2.

Back Pain Remedies - Alternative Approaches to Consider
Here are some of the most popular remedies for back pain, including vitamin B12, magnesium, anti-inflammatory herbs, and more. Page 2.

15 Remedies to Find Back Pain Relief
Here are some of the most popular remedies for back pain relief, including acupuncture, massage therapy, capsaicin cream, and more.

Easing Back Aches Naturally Through Alternative Medicine
Find out how to ease back pain naturally with therapies such as Alexander technique, hypnotherapy, meditation, tai chi, and music therapy. Page 3.

More Natural Remedies for Back Pain
Some additional therapies for back pain and the sources for the article. Page 4.

Sinus Problems and Chronic Sinusitis
Sinus problems are among the most popular chronic ailments. Learn about natural remedies for sinus congestion and other sinus problems.

5 Simple Ways to Detox Your Body Every Day
Learn how to cleanse your digestive system using food. Find out five changes that can improve digestive function and optimal health.

Cleanse Your Digestive System
Learn how to cleanse the digestive system, using foods, fluids and contrast showers. Page 2.

St. John's Wort - What Should I Know About It?
What is St. John's wort? Find out the health benefits of St. John's wort including research, side effects and tips on using this herbal supplement.

St. John's Wort - Alternative Medicine
What is St. John's wort? What are medications that commonly interact with St. John's wort? Page 2.

What Is the Specific Carbohydrate Diet?
What is the specific carbohydrate diet? Get tips on using this strict grain-free, lactose-free, and sucrose-free diet for people with Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, celiac disease, IBD and IBS.

What You Need To Know About Sophora Flavescens
Sometimes touted as a natural cancer-fighter, the herb Sophora flavescens may help lower cholesterol and treat liver troubles.

Remedies to Reduce or Reverse Gray Hair
Find out which foods, herbs, and alternative therapies might prevent you from going gray, or even reverse the grayness.