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21 Unusual Ways To Relieve Pain. Where There Is No Doctor (PDF) Ailments - What Grandma Knew - Herbal Remedies for Common Problems. Earth Clinic: Folk Remedies & Holistic Cures. Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database: Unbiased, Scientific Clinical Information on Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Therapies.

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Remedies From Common Household Items

DIY & Natural Dentistry. Essential Oils Symptoms Guide. Uses for Peppermint Oil – Ways to Use Peppermint Oil – Essential Oils. Introduction To Essential Oils (& Complete Essential Oil List) The uses for essential oils (both for getting and staying healthy) are vast and diverse.

Introduction To Essential Oils (& Complete Essential Oil List)

As human residents of planet Earth, hardly a moment goes by when we are not reminded of our dependance on plants and their uses. We use a broad variety of plant life for oxygen, food, clothing, building, and to bring harmony and balance into our homes and outdoor surroundings. Plants have many beautiful qualities, but the plants themselves are not the only bounty. The essential oils that are extracted from plant leaves, flowers, stems, roots, or bark are incredible tools for us to use in our everyday lives, and when we are facing serious problems and looking for natural and healthy solutions in a more potent form. Essential oils carry the essence of the plants in such a potent form that a single drop of essential oil can equal multiple teaspoons of the dried herb (for instance, 1 drop of peppermint oil equals more than 25 cups of peppermint tea!). Essential Oil List: Single Oils. Aromatherapy and Essential Oils.

Aromatherapy To Fight Winter Blues. Winter can be a gloomy time.

Aromatherapy To Fight Winter Blues

It can feel very long, and the lack of daylight combined with holiday stress can get some people pretty down. What’s interesting is that certain aromas or scents have been known to help lift your spirits during the winter blahs. How Does It Work? Our sense of smell is very powerful, and can have a profound impact on our feelings. Of course, you ultimately smell with your brain, and it’s this scent-brain connection that aromatherapy seeks to tap into. Studies have shown that certain smells actually affect brain wave activity. What Scents Are Best for Winter Blues? To help combat the feelings of melancholy associated with winter, there are certain “sunny” scents that may lift your mood.

Health Concerns - Food Problems

Natural Cancer & Radiation Aids. Thyroid Help. Healing Your Pet Naturally With Herbs & Homeopathy. The two biggest factors in our pets' population fitness decline over these generations has been the severe overuse of multiple vaccines and nutrient poor and toxin filled commercial pet foods.

Healing Your Pet Naturally With Herbs & Homeopathy

We have also failed to address the underlying cause of illness by only suppressing symptoms with antibiotics, cortisone and related drugs, so the disorder progresses and goes deeper. Homeopathy offers a viable alternative in truly curing pets and making their bodies healthier. " - Michael Dym D.V.M. Healing From Within - Drug Treatment and Suppression Dr. Jeffrey Levy DVM - "The greatest harm of drug treatment is usually not so much the toxicity or side effects as it is the effects of suppression. Response to a deeper problem. Dr. One example is a skin rash that is treated with cortisone. Dr. A puppy has a skin rash. There is a better way to bring your pet to vitality! For years dog supplements have included toxic materials to artificially maintain dog fitness as a temporary measure. By Dr. Dr. Dr.

21 Natural Home Remedies For Pets. Tomas/CC BY 2.0 This year, Americans are expected to spend almost $53 billion dollars on their pets - with over $26 billion of that going to over-the-counter medicine, treatments, and vet care.

21 Natural Home Remedies For Pets

That's $26 billion dollars on things that require packaging, shipping, and are often made with synthetic, if not toxic, ingredients. But just because we are neurotically obsessed (in the best way, of course) with our pets, it doesn't mean we have to spend boatloads of money on things that can be easily approximated, often in better form, from our medicine cabinets and kitchen cupboards. The following remedies are a start for taking pet treatments into your own hands - with natural ingredients and must less cost to incur - all the while, keeping your carbon foot/paw print in check. 1. Ed from Ohio/CC BY 2.0. Apple Cider Vinegar For Dogs. Last Modified on Oct 27, 2013 Has your dog been scratching itself obsessively, losing hair, trying to clean itself, developing an odor, or become picky over food?

An application of apple cider vinegar (ACV) can help your poor pooch. A bit of apple cider vinegar in your pet's food is a great way to maintain the acid/alkaline balance of your dog's body; and it also helps with digestive health, allergies (watery eyes, runny nose, wet coughs), and even parasites such as fleas, ringworm, ticks, fungus, and bacteria. Taken orally or sprayed on topically, apple cider vinegar is great for skin conditions in dogs. A to Z Natural Health Guide. Health. Alternative Medicine - Healing.