Archive | January, 2009

How to Kill Flu Germs Inside and Out

Adapted from The Traveler’s Natural Medicine Kit, by Pamela Hirsch (Healing Arts Press, 2001). Avoiding the flu is on many people’s minds, particularly this year with a worldwide flu vaccine shortage. The good news is that people have been using essential oils for centuries to ward off illnesses, and we have an antibacterial room spray [...]

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Natural Remedies to Help Relieve Arthritis Symptoms

Arthritis strikes many individuals of all ages and can be very painful and debilitating. Arthritis affects the joints and bones. There are more than 200 different types of arthritis with the two major ones being osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis is the more common form of arthritis and affects the cartilage between the bones in [...]

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Complementary, Integrative Medicine

Are you confused between the terms, “alternative medicine”, “complementary medicine”, and “integrative medicine”? Would you like to know what the difference is between these three terms? Below is a simplified definition and illustration of each of these terms for your benefit. In order to understand alternative medicine, complementary medicine and integrative medicine you must first [...]

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