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Benefits of Kombucha and How to Make It

Benefits of Kombucha and How to Make It

Benefits of Kombucha and How to Make It Kombucha may seem like a new trend that recently hit the grocery shelves of the United States. While the kombucha trend is growing in popularity, the Chinese started fermenting teas over 2,000 years ago. Legend tells us that kombucha was called the …

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What Your Poop Means about Your Health

Do You Know What Your Poop Means about Your Health?

Do You Know What Your Poop Means about Your Health? Poop may not be a topic everyone likes to discuss, but your daily poo can tell you a lot about your health. Your doctor may not have asked you about it, but it’s important to know that most diseases and …

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14 Bizarre and Effective Home Remedies

14 Bizarre and Effective Home Remedies

14 Bizarre and Effective Home Remedies We’ve all encountered bizarre home remedies before. Maybe your grandpa swears that eating a teaspoon of mustard gets rid of the ache in his knees or your aunt tells you that drinking pickle juice helps relieve her muscle cramps. And maybe they’re right, these …

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8 Old Fashioned Home Remedies for the Common Cold

8 Old Fashioned Home Remedies for the Common Cold

8 Old Fashioned Home Remedies for the Common Cold Cold and flu season seems to last longer each year. As the weather cools down, more people end up feeling sick, just in time for the holidays and family parties. Having a cold is miserable, especially as face endless holiday parties …

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Getting Over Gout: 11 Herbal and Natural Remedies

Getting Over Gout: 11 Herbal and Natural Remedies

Getting Over Gout: 11 Herbal and Natural Remedies There is nothing good about gout. Essentially a short-term form of arthritis, gout is caused by elevated levels of uric acid in the blood stream. If not properly eliminated, this acid can form needle-like urate crystals that collect in joints and soft tissues …

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9 Home Remedies To Help Soothe & Heal Minor Burns

9 Home Remedies To Help Soothe & Heal Minor Burns

9 Home Remedies To Help Soothe & Heal Minor Burns A burn is considered “minor” if only the top layers of skin are damaged. The area will probably be painful and red and, if not treated quickly, will develop painful blisters. These burns are referred to as first-degree burns and, …

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18 Home Remedies For Fast Cold and flu Relief

18 Home Remedies for Fast Cold & Flu Relief

18 Home Remedies For Fast Cold and flu Relief Fever, running nose, nasal congestion, sneezing, sore throat, itchy eyes, and headache are some of the symptoms of a cold; also called common cold. You do not have to go to the hospital before you know that you have a cold …

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11 Crazy Home Remedies Using Onions That Really Work

11 Crazy Home Remedies Using Onions That Really Work

11 Crazy Home Remedies Using Onions That Really Work Nearly everyone has onions in their pantry. Onions can make or break the flavor of dinner or lunch. Yet, you might not realize that those onions you are sautéing also have impressive medicinal benefits. That’s right! Onions can be in your tomato …

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Traditional Cherokee Medicinal Plants

Traditional Cherokee Medicinal Plants

Traditional Cherokee Medicinal Plants The Cherokee, a Native American Tribe located in the Southeastern United States, have a strong history of understanding, gathering, and preserving medicinal herbs. Part of their understanding of these plants includes the plants’ inherent power to offer both preventative and healing properties. One of the tenets …

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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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9 Home Remedies for Gout

9 Home Remedies for Gout

9 Home Remedies for Gout Gout is a kind of arthritis that can cause sudden stiffness, swelling, intense tenderness, and burning pain in a joint. The most common place for this pain to occur is the big toe. The area will continue to hurt and swell unless the gout is …

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9 Top Anti-Inflammatory Herbs 

Anti-Inflammatory Herbs

The 9 Top Anti-Inflammatory Herbs While taking medication to reduce inflammation might work, it also does damage to your kidneys or liver. Many herbs have anti-inflammatory properties, giving you the relief that you need without the adverse side effects. Some of the top anti-inflammatory herbs might be in your cabinet …

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