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Alternative Medicine for our Kids

Each year millions of dollars are spent on health care and medications for kids. If there were alternatives more readily available and more information of the benefits versus the risk of giving antibiotics, there would be more people trying alternative medicine. Not only can antibiotics put a strain on the …

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Hydrogen Peroxide uses

Hydrogen peroxide is a simple peroxide you can buy over the counter at any drug store. It is a light and clear liquid, only slightly more thick than water. It is sold in a solution with water in a 10 to 20 volume solution. Laboratories use a 30% solution and …

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Valerian and Anxiety

Stress, tension, anxiety…unfortunately words we are all too familiar with. We are not unique to the stress and anxiety of everyday survival, however. Man has been using natural aids to lessen or relieve the effects of this stress for thousands of years. Used in ancient Chinese and Ayurveda medicine, the …

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Is Magnetic Therapy Beneficial to Maintaining Health – No

Magnetic therapy best falls under the classification of “voodoo medicine”. It does nothing to heal, cure, or maintain the health of a person. For years, “doctors” have been trying to tell people about the wonders of magnetic therapy. But these same “doctors” have never done a test to determine how …

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Fruits that help Lower Blood Pressure

It has long been proven that eating fruits and vegetables help keep you healthy. If you have high blood pressure (high blood pressure is typically a measurement of 140/90 or greater) and want to try to lower it without taking medication, there are several things you can do. One of …

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Home Remedies for Bruises

Are you one of those people who snicker with a colleague when another co-worker comes in to work with a hickey on her neck? As a matter of fact, you may be the one who turns up with that visible amorous bruise. Yes, some people do tend to bruise easily, …

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Eliminating Candida Albicans

Getting rid of Candida also means getting rid of a number of delicious snacks and desserts, particularly painful for those with a sweet tooth. There are some options, however, to help satisfy your cravings without encouraging the growth of candida. Green and Black’s Organic dark chocolate or Lindt 85 percent …

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Uses of Kali Sulphuricum in Homeopathic Remedies

Homeopathy is a healing system which uses highly diluted natural substances to stimulate the body’s healing ability. According to the “like cures like” principle, a homeopathic practitioner selects a remedy which at full strength would cause the symptom to be treated. Each remedy is prepared in a series of dilutions …

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Therapeutic uses of Lemon Balm

Lemon balm or Melissa officinalis is an herb from the mint family. Lemon balm is considered as a wonder drug to cure a number of ailments. Lemon balm is otherwise called as, sweet Mary, sweet balm, cure –all, Dropsy plant, Melisa and so on. The leaves of the lemon plant …

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Aromatherapy Benefits of Eucalyptus Oil

The Blue Mountains in Australia is so named, because, from a distance they look blue due to the discharge of eucalyptus oil from the eucalyptus evergreen tree (commonly referred to as gum trees). That same oil makes the Australian bush very volatile. However, as an aromatherapy essential oil, eucalyptus is …

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