Common witch hazel, also called winterbloom, is a flowering shrub native to the forest margins, woodlands and stream banks of eastern North America. It is characterized by its fragrant, gold-colored flowers, which tend to grow in late fall and continue to expand throughout winter.(1) Read more
Friday, December 19, 2014
When it comes to skin care, price and efficacy are not always related. Michael Ravensthorpe reveals five ways that inexpensive, common witch hazel benefits your skin.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
You really are only as old as you feel: A new study found that believing you are younger than you actually are is the key to a long life.
They say you’re only as old as you feel. Now scientists have discovered the adage might actually be true.
A study showed those who feel younger than they really are have a better life expectancy.
Those who felt their age were more likely to die young – and people who felt older were at the greatest risk. Read more
Monday, December 15, 2014
Amy Alton reveals how to grow and use your own medicinal garden.
... We spend a lot of time discussing how to accumulate medical supplies for times of trouble. Despite your best efforts, however, you may find yourself running out of commercially manufactured medicines. In this case, you might feel like you’re out of luck, but there are options that might be growing in your own backyard. Many plants have medicinal uses and it only makes sense to take advantage of their benefits. Read more
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
The pharmaceutical industry has pushed the government to criminalize most potent, natural painkillers, but according to C. Thomas Corriher, they missed a few..
This topic has been more requested than any that we have previously written about, for it catalogs the most potent of the pain-relieving herbs which are still legal at most locations. The information about these natural medicines has been sparsely distributed, but there is an underground movement of freedom fighters who are beginning to share it. This article is an attempt to unify this critically important information, and to make it easily accessible for those needing serious pain relief. Read more
Monday, December 8, 2014
A pinch of turmeric a day helps keep memory loss away, according to a new study.
Eating a single gram of turmeric each day could cause short-term memory improvements in people predisposed to memory loss, according to a study conducted by researchers from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, and several Taiwanese research institutes, and published in the Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Read more
Friday, December 5, 2014
You won't find this advertised on TV: garlic could be more effective than Big Pharma drugs for treating high blood pressure - not to mention safer.
Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is known as “the silent killer”, as it often goes unnoticed until it is too late. It is primarily caused by atherosclerosis, which frequently culminates in a sudden event such as a heart attack or stroke. While drugs for hypertension such as beta-blockers can cause side effects, including fatigue, blurred vision, or difficulty breathing, a groundbreaking new study has fortunately revealed that garlic is as effective as the “blockbuster” beta-blocker atenolol. Read more
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Want to lose weight? A new study suggests eating all your food within an eight-hour window and NEVER snacking at night.
Eating only within an eight-hour window each day could help you shed weight, a study has found.
Limiting the times you eat could reverse obesity and reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. And it doesn’t even matter whether you have fatty or sugary foods. The eight-hour limit seems to undo the harm done by an unhealthy diet. Read more