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The Many Uses of Epsom Salt

By Kim Robson On Green-Mom, we’ve discussed salt and its many various health and household uses. Epsom salt is the common name for magnesium sulfate, an extremely versatile household product, with many helpful applications ranging from providing DIY spa treatments to soothing sore muscles to fertilizing soil. Epsom salt has …

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Neti Pot

By Asha Kreiling For me, the worst part about being sick is nasal congestion — not being able to breathe through my nose and feeling as if my whole head is filled with mucus. With flu and cold season in full swing, many of us are left desperate for solutions …

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Why Antibacterial Products May Be Bad For Your Health

By Fredrica Syren It’s been one tough flu and cold season, and my family surely have suffered this year with many colds as well as the flu. It just came to a point when I felt my children were sick on and off every week, and finally I felt as …

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Don’t Be Afraid of the Sting in Stinging Nettle

By Chef Centehua My journey toward optimum health has led me to healing naturally through food and herbs. I view food as medicine. As a naturalist and an aspiring herbalist, I trust that the earth has everything I need to restore vitality in my body and maintain every system working …

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Getting Over the Flu Naturally

By Chef Centehua I recently got over a flu naturally. It took about four days of taking it as easy as possible. It’s been years since I had to battle a virus or infection. I simply woke up one morning and my body felt achy, my head heavy and my sinuses …

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Traditional Chinese Medicine

 By Kim Robson Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has been perfected over more than 2,000 years. It embraces a wide range of disciplines, including herbal medicine, acupuncture, acupressure, massage, exercise and martial arts, and strict diet. Many Westerners have experienced at least one of these, perhaps several, in their lives. Herbal …

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Healthy Pregnancy with Acupuncture

by Jackie Bensinger, L.Ac. New patients often will call wanting to know if acupuncture is safe to receive while they are pregnant. Absolutely. When acupuncture is administered by a licensed practitioner, it is more than safe. Acupuncture actually assists in creating a healthy, more comfortable pregnancy. From the first trimester …

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The Many Benefits of Aloe Vera

By Asha Kreiling The aloe vera plant is one that belongs in everyone’s garden. It is beneficial in so many ways and is extremely easy to grow. The plant amazes me for its ability to thrive with so little maintenance. I have several aloe plants growing in my garden, and …

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The Many Wonders of Apple Cider Vinegar

 By Kim Robson For centuries, vinegar has been used for countless purposes: pickling, pest control, personal and household cleaning, metal polish, and salad dressing. But did you know it’s also an ancient folk remedy? For years now, my mom has been telling me to take apple cider vinegar (ACV). She insists …

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