Category Archive: Natural Remedies

5 Health Reasons to Eat Jerusalem Artichokes or Sunchokes

Jerusalem artichokes also known as sunchokes are a perennial root vegetable that easily reproduces if left undisturbed. It is common to scrub off the dark skin of sunchokes and just eat the whitish flesh. The nutty taste, similar to water chestnuts, is quite flavorful, whether the roots are eaten raw in a salad or fried …

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Using Bath Bombs With Hydrotherapy to Treat Flu Symptoms

With all of the recent controversy surrounding flu vaccinations and medications for treating flu, it is no wonder that many people are looking for natural ways to treat flu. Hydrotherapy with bath bombs provides a great way to treat flu symptoms without the use of potentially harmful medications. What is Hydrotherapy? Simply put, hydrotherapy is …

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Traditional Medicine is Making a Comeback

Our medical knowledge, research and treatments have evolved over the years — both for conventional and traditional medicine. More and more Canadians are supplementing their health regimen with age-old remedies and treatments to help them maintain their health. By staving off illness and maintaining your health with natural remedies like oil of oregano, Echinacea and …

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Five Ways to Create a Healthy Home

Have you ever thought of your home as being healthy or unhealthy? While the concept of a healthy home may be new to some of us, it is steadily gaining popularity with homeowners. A healthy home can include a number of elements from building materials used to construct your home to using non-toxic cleaning products. …

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Menstrual Health – Eliminate PMS and Enjoy Easier Periods

As a Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner specializing in Women’s Health, many of the women that come to my practice have menstrual imbalances resulting in painful periods, pre-menstrual syndrome, lack of periods, irregular cycles, uterine cysts and fibroids. For all menstrual issues, there are certain preventative measures to be taken in order to enjoy a smoother …

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Supporting Women’s Health and Happiness with Flower Essences

Many folks have heard of the famous ‘Rescue Remedy’, a blend of flower essences designed to reduce the stress of the user in tense or traumatic situations – and this formula works wonders for many people. Beyond this remedy, popular knowledge of flower essences is somewhat limited. The scope of flower essence therapy is actually …

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Home Remedies – Eight Common Items With Amazing Healing Properties

Home remedies are a marvelous way to ease the pain of headaches, arthritis or rashes without running to the doctor or even the supermarket. The next time you have a cut or burn, or are suffering from varicose veins, consider some of these marvelous items you probably already have in your pantry: Olive Oil It’s …

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Medical Uses of Honey

Today, more and more people are finding out about the medical-uses-of-honey. Why does honey offer you so many health benefits? Simply put, it’s mainly because of its super healthy ingredients. Honey is jam-packed with all kinds of vitamins, minerals and other healthy contents that are beneficial to your overall health. Antibacterial Agents When harmful bacteria …

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Tips to help your family fight the flu this season

With each day the weather gets colder, and thoughts turn to bundling up and hunkering down. But as the temperature drops, we are reminded that flu season is right around the corner. “There are some really simple ways to help your family fight the flu this winter,” explains Laura Weyland, a pharmacist with Shoppers Drug …

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5 surprising superfoods for baby boomers

(BPT) – An estimated 77 million baby boomers represent the largest generation of Americans born in U.S. history. Many are embracing their golden years and taking a proactive approach to their well-being. If you are a boomer, you understand nutrition is fundamental to maintaining your health. But do you know some foods are particularly powerful …

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