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Grow Your Own Cancer-Healing Herbs

Grow Your Own Cancer-Healing Herbs

| Apr 5, 2018

Gardening season is right around the corner. If you’ve always thought of growing some of your own food and medicine but have never gotten around to it, take the plunge this year! Tending your own garden is a wonderfully rewarding and centering activity—and there’s nothing quite like fresh fruits, veggies, and herbs plucked straight from […]

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7 Common Chemicals That Are Messing With Your Hormones and Health

7 Common Chemicals That Are Messing With Your Hormones and Health

| Mar 13, 2018

The amount of highly toxic chemicals with which our society is saturated is almost inconceivable. It’s hard to understand why we would actively choose to pump our environment full of health-destroying poisons. And ignorance can no longer be blamed—the writing is on the wall. But, since this is the kind of world in which we […]

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How to Avoid the Toxicity of Everyday Products

How to Avoid the Toxicity of Everyday Products

| Mar 2, 2018

It’s been a little while since we wrote about the toxins of modern living. Meanwhile, the world certainly isn’t getting any less toxic—our homes and belongings, the air we breathe, and the products we buy still pose potential risks to our health and well-being. In past articles, we’ve outlined the dangerous toxins in a wide […]

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Is Iodine Deficiency Sapping Your Vitality?

Is Iodine Deficiency Sapping Your Vitality?

| Dec 9, 2017

There’s lots of talk about vitamin and mineral deficiencies these days. An increasing number of health experts are coming to the same conclusion: it’s extremely difficult to get all the vitamins and minerals our bodies need from food alone.   One deficiency that doesn’t often make headlines, though, is iodine deficiency. Nevertheless, it is one […]

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How Mold Sickness Destroys Your Health (And How to Protect Yourself)

How Mold Sickness Destroys Your Health (And How to Protect Yourself)

| Nov 11, 2017

We’ve written in the past about the manmade toxins that litter our homes: toxic furniture, bedding, clothing, cleaning products, and more. Environmental air pollution gets a lot of attention, but according to the EPA, the air inside our homes is two to five times more polluted on average—and in some cases up to 100 times […]

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Lemon Essential Oil for Your Health and Home

Lemon Essential Oil for Your Health and Home

| Sep 12, 2017

We’ve written before about the amazing health benefits of essential oils. You could hardly ask for a more perfect medicine: essential oils are literally the distilled essence of a medicinal (and usually wonderfully fragrant) plant. The ancient art of distillation (which has been practiced for at least 5500 years and counting) delivers a potent and […]

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Magical Manuka: The Healing Honey That Outshines All the Rest

Magical Manuka: The Healing Honey That Outshines All the Rest

| Sep 1, 2017

We’re in the midst of a very interesting time—a return to folk medicine, to self-healing, and to the application of treatments sourced directly from the natural world. After a brief dream of all-powerful pharmaceuticals, antibiotics, and fancy medical technology, we’re reawakening to the subtle and integrative principles of nutrition, proper lifestyle, and natural medicine. These […]

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How Smudging Kills Bacteria In The Air (and more)

How Smudging Kills Bacteria In The Air (and more)

| May 28, 2017

We’ve written before about the benefits of “smudging”—that is, the burning of sage or other traditional plants for cleansing purposes. Despite being lauded and consistently practiced by indigenous cultures for thousands of years, smudging has been met by mixed reception within modern society. Native Americans, as well as diverse Asian and proto-European cultures, believed (and […]

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Coconut Oil for Beautiful Strong Hair

Coconut Oil for Beautiful Strong Hair

| Feb 27, 2017

Beauty care can be a toxic business. We’ve been trained to think that all those fancy, store-bought products are an essential aspect of looking and feeling our best—but this just isn’t the case. These products aren’t just inessential; in many cases, they’re actually undermining our health. And as health slips away, beauty becomes an increasingly […]

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Frankincense: The “King” of Essential Oils

Frankincense: The “King” of Essential Oils

| Dec 4, 2016

You probably recall the story of the Three Wise Men, who came bearing the world’s finest gifts for the baby Jesus. Regardless of whether or not you celebrate Christmas, this story provides insight into what the ancient world valued most highly. Apparently, gold, frankincense, and myrrh were the cream of the crop. Today, we still […]

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