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12 Impressive Uses for Basil You Didn’t Know

12 Impressive Uses for Basil You Didnt Know

12 Impressive Uses for Basil You Didn’t Know Basil is one of the most commonly grown herbs. Most people know that you can and should use basil in the kitchen. Basil and tomato products pair together beautifully. There are hundreds of recipes you can try that allow the unique flavor …

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8 Common Medicinal Trees You Should Be Growing

8 Common Medicinal Trees You Should Be Growing

8 Common Medicinal Trees You Should Be Growing Tree medicines have an advantage over fresh herbs in that they can be harvested year-round. There are several prevalent varieties that grow in North America whose roots, leaves, bark, or twigs can be used to treat common ailments. As with using herbs, it’s …

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7 Houseplants That Improve Indoor Air Quality

7 Houseplants That Improve Indoor Air Quality

7 Houseplants That Improve Indoor Air Quality Depending on where you live, you may not get outside very much for fresh air and even if you can, the air outside isn’t exactly fresh. City dwellers tend to have more issues with breathing and lung function due to the constant exposure to …

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10 Incredible Natural Cures for Bunions

10 Incredible Natural Cures for Bunions

10 Incredible Natural Cures for Bunions Thousands of Americans, particularly women, will experience at least one painful bunion in their lifetime. Bunions are a deformity in the structure of the bone, and they are commonly caused by wearing narrow or tight shoes. Luckily, bunions can be prevented if you wear …

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12 Crazy Reasons Why You Need Coconut Oil Daily

Crazy Reasons Why You Need Coconut Oil

12 Crazy Reasons Why You Need Coconut Oil Daily Coconut oil seems to be all the rage right now. People swear it works for nearly every ailment possible. It is great for skin care and healthy cooking. Being skeptical is easy. Is coconut oil a miracle worker that can improve …

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Remove Earwax: 6 Home Remedies That Really Work

Remove Earwax 6 Home Remedies That Really Work

Remove Earwax: 6 Home Remedies That Really Work Earwax, or cerumen, is an antibacterial lubricant naturally produced by glands in the ear to prevent infection and keep the inner ear clean. It’s comprised of 20-50 percent fat and coats the ear canal, maintaining moisture and protecting it from debris. Typically, …

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12 Signs of Vitamin D Deficiency that You May Not Know

12 Signs of Vitamin D Deficiency that You May Not Know

12 Signs of Vitamin D Deficiency that You May Not Know Vitamin D is not technically a vitamin. It is a steroid hormone intended to be absorbed primarily through sun exposure, not diet. There aren’t many foods that naturally contain therapeutic levels of vitamin D and even foods that are fortified …

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14 Surprising Uses For Vicks VapoRub

14 Surprising Uses For Vicks VapoRub

14 Surprising Uses For Vicks VapoRub Vicks is a common over-the-county solution for many illnesses you might experience this cold and flu season. When our kids have a cough that just won’t go away, Vicks VapoRub is our go-to medicine. Imagine my surprise when I learned that Vicks VapoRub has …

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Stretches/Exercises To Relieve Sciatica and Lower Back Pain

Stretches/Exercises To Relieve Sciatica and Lower Back Pain

Stretches/Exercises To Relieve Sciatica and Lower Back Pain “Sciatica” is commonly used to refer to pain along the sciatic nerve, which runs from the lower back through the buttocks and down the leg. Sciatic nerve pain or any lower back pain can be so excruciating and debilitating that you don’t …

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10 Natural and Effective Ibuprofen Alternatives

10 Natural and Effective Ibuprofen Alternatives

10 Natural and Effective Ibuprofen Alternatives The most common response to minor aches and pains is over-the-counter drugs such as ibuprofen or acetaminophen. Americans take these drugs more than any other, not realizing that frequent use can lead to long-term side effects including intestinal damage and liver failure. Long-term, high-dose …

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