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An Eczema Case Study: Treating Dermatitis

Main complaint: A 25 years old male complains of eczema, which comes and goes particularly during stressful periods. The skin itches and patient has experienced eczema for 10 years. History of present illness: Patient experiences itching in the elbow crease and behind the knees. The eczema is often symmetrical and occurs in both areas during […]

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Alternative Answers for Heartburn Relief

Heartburn occurs when a muscular valve, called the lower espophageal sphincter functions improperly, which allows stomach acid to back up into the esophagus. This tube, which leads from the stomach to the throat can be greatly effected by stomach acid, causing a burning, painful sensation in this area. Lack of proper enzymes are also a […]

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A Brief History of Color Therapy

Color therapy is a technique of restoring imbalance by means of applying color to the body. It was a popular method of cure even in ancient times. Some 2,500 years ago, Pythagoras applied color light therapeutically and `color halls’ were used for healing in ancient Egypt, China and India. Color therapy is rooted in history […]

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Headache Solutions With Gemstones

Most headaches result from tension. Tension produces pain in the neck and shoulders resulting in constriction of the blood vessels and blood circulation resulting in headaches. Stress, guilt, fear, anger, depression, and rage are all contributing factors to tension headaches. Underlying health problems can also result in headaches. Everything from sinusitis to nutritional imbalance, spinal […]

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Natural Anti-Viral Herbs

There are hundreds of plants used all over the world, which are used in herbal medicine as treatments for viral infections. Get your dried, organic herbs, organic essential oils, bulk spices, loose leaf organic teas and aromatherapy supplies at the place where we shop – Starwest Botanicals! Here are some of the most accessible and […]

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Insomnia: Good, Quality Sleep Can Be Yours

Insomnia is a symptom, not a disease. Insomnia can have many causes, but the biggest cause is due to stress. Stress related to work, school, health or family concerns. Depression is the second biggest cause. The use of stimulants, including caffeine, alcohol, nicotine or other over-the-counter or prescription medications will also cause insomnia. Prescription drugs, […]

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Spring and Your Good Health

As the earth is tilted so that the sun is directly over the equator, this signifies the start of the vernal equinox. This time of Spring has been celebrated over the centuries as the beginning of the rebirth period. The Spring Season is probably one of the most embraced and most significant of the season […]

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Spring Herbal Medicine Chest

Spring brings cleansing and rejuvenation. Most often the liver is the target of a cleansing herbal regimen, since the liver is one of the most important organs in the body. It processes our hormones, contributes to proper digestion, cleanses the body of toxins, and many other important duties. A good cleansing regimen, however, will also […]

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Natural Anti-Inflammatory Herbs

There are hundreds of plants and natural anti-inflammatory herbs all over the world, which are used in herbal medicine as treatments for inflammation. Below you will find a list of some of the most accessible and most reliable natural anti-inflammatory herbs. Get your dried, organic herbs, organic essential oils, bulk spices, loose leaf organic teas […]

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