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12/19/2011
Discover the benefits of shea butter, the featured beauty ingredient in our Whipped Shea Butter Skin Cream.
10/7/2011
SheaMoisture expands on their Organic Raw Shea Butter Baby Collection with two new products formulated with organic ingredients to heal and soothe delicate baby skin.
10/27/2009
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace feeds her addiction to lip balm and reviews Shea Terra Organics Menthe Orange Organic Shea Lip Butter.
5/7/2008
Men love spruce and lavender -- or maybe it's the Soaptopia body balm.
2/28/2012
'Tis the season for dry chapped lips. Did you know that your lips do not have oil glands? Because of this, it’s very important to make sure they are protected especially if you plan on being outdoors in harsh weather or wind. Discover what helps chapped lips.
8/31/2010
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews Prairie Essence Herbal Garden Lip Balm, a natural lip balm made from a blend of rosemary and herb essential oils.
10/7/2013
Perfect for fall and full of flavor, this butternut squash soup recipe is a great example of an easy meal made with delicious whole foods.
1/17/2014
This bee-friendly body-care product from the Savannah Bee Company is a great winter product. Read on to learn why you should use the Royal Jelly Body Butter to moisturize and hydrate your skin.
8/26/2013
SheaMoisture's hand and body scrubs are now available in six "flavors," including Olive and Green Tea, Argan Oil and Raw Shea, and Lemongrass and Ginger.
10/26/2012
Indulge in your own therapeutic treatment with SheaMoisture’s Bath Soaks that help relieve pain, congestion, muscle aches and dry skin ailments.
6/27/2011
This Meatless Monday, whip up a batch of Julia Butterfly Hill's Top Anything Sauce, made with peanut or almond butter, and make a meal out of fresh veggies and quinoa.
5/5/2011
If the DEA can't tell the difference between hemp and marijuana plants, says a former Kentucky governor, how can it distinguish between powdered sugar and cocaine? Hempsters: Plant the Seed is a must-see movie that gives pro-hemp activists a voice.
11/7/2014
This gluten-free butternut squash soup is sweet, spicy and satisfying.
4/29/2011
Erin McIntosh shares a great recipe for a unique nettle biscuit.
8/22/2012
The Lemon Verbena Lady goes back to her tried-and-true favorite, lemon verbena, and makes sure to stay prepared for the upcoming fall and winter season. She offers ways to preserve that wonderful lemony flavor so that you can savor it all fall and winter long.
4/25/2012
New guidelines suggest using butterbur root extract can drastically reduce the frequency of migraines.
10/22/2010
If you're tired of trying prescription migraine medications to treat your pain, try these natural remedies.
10/5/2011
During her afternoon walk, one blogger stumples upon a breathtaking plant with an ugly name that catches her eye with its unique beauty.
6/13/2011
For environmental activist Julia Butterfly Hill, food is a delicious and healthy form of activism. Whip up her delicious vegan lasagna to celebrate Meatless Monday—and enjoy!
1/29/2013
Try these healthy, delicious party foods to serve at this year's Super Bowl festivities.
10/14/2011
As summer dwindles down to a close, you may be left standing in your garden or kitchen thinking "Now what?" Preserve herbs with our expert tips: dry, freeze, pickle and pack them to continue enjoying your favorite herbs well into the winter.
1/23/2012
Aroma Naturals is thrilled to introduce its new Butterx Lip Care line of all-natural lip balms packed with nourishing antioxidants, moisturizing nutrients and other natural ingredients.
11/1/2010
If you’re nuts about almonds, try out this simple recipe for making fresh almond butter at home.
5/17/2011
Readers vote on whether making pasta, bread or butter sounds like the most fun, and which project seems easiest.
6/16/2010
If you’re sick of your allergies but don’t want to pop a pharmaceutical pill, check out these natural remedies for the prevention and treatment of seasonal allergies.
6/20/2012
Making your own baby food not only saves you money but allows you control over what's in your baby's food. Get started—and find out just how easy it is—with these homemade baby food recipes.
11/4/2014
The pumpkin is one of autumn’s most beloved foods. Use this health-boosting food in these six sweet and savory pumpkin recipes for fall.
8/23/2011
K.C. Compton hones in on the mystery of what variety sunflower is reaching for the sky in her back yard. And also sends kind wishes to the swallowtail butterfly who destroyed her parsley plant.
10/29/2009
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews an exotic-flavored natural lip balm from Bath By Bettijo.
7/25/2011
Make homegrown tomatoes the star of tonight’s dinner with Marcella Hazan’s Tomato Sauce with Butter and Onion. Made with just three ingredients, this sweet, rich sauce is a classic.
8/24/2011
SheaMoisture’s Coconut and Hibiscus Curling Soufflé (Gel) with Agave Nectar and Flax Seed is an effective, easy-to-rinse-out, no buildup, light-weight and all-natural alternative to other curl defining styling aids on the market.
6/5/2012
Give your locks the love they deserve with these five best natural shampoos, handpicked by the Mother Earth Living editors.
10/19/2010
Jessy Rushing shares her experience of growing Italian parsley, a cool season herb, and her love for autumn in Texas.
7/8/2009
For a refreshing change, toss together a salad made with fresh herbs instead of lettuce.
1/31/2011
Turmeric is a powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant-rich. Benefit from all these healthful properties by mixing it with milk.
7/5/2011
Besides its delicious flavor, basil offers many health benefits for your body, including anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties.
11/28/2014
Check out these health benefits of eating more curry!
2/23/2011
Learn more about the peanut butter fruit that could be a part of your fruit garden.
10/7/2009
Before we go into mourning over the loss of our favorite fresh herb, basil, let's consider these five ways to stretch out our basil  harvest.
9/10/2009
Natural Home assistant editor reviews USDA-certified organic natural lip balm from Yes To Carrots.
2/9/2011
Invite the birds into your yard with this simple bird feeder made from a toilet paper roll.
7/23/2008
Beyond Organic Skincare Detoxifying Cleanser is best for dry skin because it is packed with uber-moisturizing ingredients.
9/3/2014
Go plum crazy with these delectable treats: stewed plums and a gluten-free plum dessert recipe known as a “Butter Baby.”
4/4/2012
Researchers have added "antioxidants" to the list of popcorn health benefits.
9/23/2009
From Colorado to California, these green ski resorts are some of the most environmentally focused ski resorts in the U.S.
4/15/2014
Check out these eight household uses for apple cider vinegar.
8/18/2011
Don't let National Peach Month slip away before biting into this juicy fruit and all of its health benefits.
6/14/2011
There are both benefits and risks to drinking milk substitutes instead of cow’s milk.
10/12/2011
Ten percent of Americans opt out of their morning meals. Find out why chowing down may be the better option.
6/22/2011
This smooth, caffeine-free herbal tisane is rich in antioxidants and a fresh addition to summer meals.
6/13/2011
Enjoy the taste and health benefits of cherries!
6/3/2010
Think twice about ridding dandelions from your lawn; this herb has many health benefits.
3/16/2011
Ginger (Zingiber officinale), a common spice that was considered a luxury more than 5,000 years ago, has a very rich history.
6/9/2011
Find out the best oils to moisturize big, pregnant bellies.
3/7/2012
Here we go back in time to see beliefs and folk uses surrounding Stinging Nettle, how it is most commonly utilized by herb lovers today, along with flower essence information, my own personal favorite uses for this stinging European native, and references for further information.
4/10/2012
Lemon Verbena Lady is anxious to get planting new herbs in her herb garden. She explores the wonderful world of herb plant catalogs both in print and online in three installments because there is just so much herbal information to pass along!
2/12/2013
Forget butter and salt. These three homemade popcorn seasonings will blow guests away with just a little effort.
7/15/2011
This belly balm recipe is moisturizing and therapeutic.
5/9/2012
Munching on three bananas per day, or any potassium-rich food, could slash your risk of stroke.
1/25/2012
The list of health benefits of black tea seem to have no end. Check out this article to learn more.
4/25/2013
Double up on the health benefits of apple cider vinegar and honey by pairing the two in our recipe for switchel, an ancient drink that quenches thirst and naturally boosts energy.
1/13/2012
The health benefits of kale are greater than those of many other vegetables. Kale provides nutrients that fight off sickness and diseases and has a low environmental impact.
10/28/2010
Instead of throwing away those pumpkin seeds this Halloween, reap their health benefits!
2/10/2011
Boost your immune system, control your cholesterol levels and stay full longer with healthy, easy-to-make winter soups.
8/11/2011
Try this blue condiment when topping your favorite hamburgers and french fries.
10/19/2011
This scrumptious, all-natural recipe gives you a healthy option your taste buds will love.
1/31/2011
These three herbal staples treat acne, treat eczema and reduce inflammation.
11/8/2012
Did you know that plants have personalities? Discover the personality of the vervain plant and how it can help you.
6/20/2011
Eating spinach regularly has benefits for your entire body.
2/14/2011
Every herb has a story, and that of licorice begins with its reputation as a “sweet herb.” Plants are put on this earth to provide nourishment and healing benefits. Licorice is one of those unique and special plants that does both.  
8/31/2011
Learn how one blogger discovers the benefits of a peeving plant from her childhood.
2/8/2012
Learn how green tea can help make aging and wellness go hand-in-hand.
6/28/2011
Educate yourself about the recent outbreak of foodborne illnesses caused by sprouts and how to protect yourself.
10/31/2012
Uncover the ancient history of the vervain plant, a well-respected herb infamous for its medicinal uses all over the world.
6/22/2012
Eating purslane greens provides a rich source of essential omega-3 fatty acids to reduce inflammation, boost heart health and lower triglycerides that cause stroke, heart attack, fatty liver and pancreatitis. Green your health with purslane!
8/30/2011
Milk thistle, which has a long history of safe and effective medicinal use dating back thousands of years, is medicinally valued for supporting healthy liver function.
1/27/2011
Dark chocolate may be good for more than just antioxidants—it might protect your body from a range of health conditions, including heart failure and strokes.
1/31/2011
The fragrant, taste and texture of cinnamon make it a popular spice during the winter months. Cinnamon not only tastes good while cooking but has an array of health benefits.    
7/18/2012
Grow chervil with tarragon, chives and parsley for fresh fines herbes this gardening season.
5/2/2012
Say cheers to the health benefits of cilantro.
3/5/2012
Researchers may be able to add "improves mental function" to the long list of rosemary health benefits.
10/19/2011
Since Oregon grape (Mahonia spp.) is the state flower of Oregon, we thought it would be nice to spend a little time telling you about the Pacific Northwest's best kept secret.  
2/23/2011
Add garlic to your daily diet by taking these tips into consideration.
2/14/2011
A new study suggests chocolate can help maintain healthy arteries. Its antioxidants reduce the risk for CAC. Read more.
3/30/2009
Arnica cream, ointment, tincture or salve can relieve muscle and joint pain.
7/5/2011
A new study has found that massage may do more to relieve lower back pain than traditional medial treatment.
10/5/2011
This recipe adds a few of our favorite spices to create a flavorful pumpkin seed unlike any you've tasted before.
1/13/2012
The health benefits of kale are greater than those of any other vegetable. Kale provides nutrients that fight off sickness and diseases and has a low environmental impact.
7/19/2013
Discover a few health benefits of watermelon, a favorite summertime treat.
1/4/2011
New studies show that ginger, in addition to its other health benefits, may help regulate the body's inflammatory response.
7/12/2011
A new study found that it may not matter what kind of pet allergy sufferers keep around the house—their allergies may still prevail.
9/28/2011
Black Cohosh, one of the early Native Americans' favorite medicinal plants, contains many benefits that can help you live a healthier life.
7/4/2012
Add sorrel to your kitchen garden to grow a super healthy green for salads, soups and side dishes.
2/9/2011
Bee balm tea is difficult to come across, but has an array of health benefits.
1/28/2011
These superfoods may prevent degenerative diseases. Check how green tea and blueberries can help fight Alzheimer's disease.
10/20/2011
Corn silk, the fine, silky growth at the tops of corn cobs, is a soothing diuretic for irritation of the bladder, urethra, kidneys and prostate.
2/15/2012
The list of benefits of owning a pet is growing longer and longer. Discover your excuse to bring home a pet today.
1/23/2013
Take advantage of the health benefits of sweet potatoes with these tips.
11/7/2012
Olive oil contains monounsaturated fatty acids, a healthy dietary fat that will help digestion, among other things. Take advantage of the health benefits of olive oil by becoming a smart shopper. Learn how to choose the healthiest olive oils on the market.
3/29/2013
Give yourself a little extra reason to treasure your time in the garden by perusing the gardening articles from our March/April 2013 issue. We teach you how to have your earliest spring garden, give you tips on reducing your gardening resources, show you an unexpected source of nutrition, and much more!
12/19/2011
When your muscles are aching and your bones aren't moving, spice up your life by adding a little more spice to your meals with these herbs for inflammation. It may just be what Mother Nature ordered.
4/18/2012
The dandelion is one of the most hated weeds in America, but also the mostly widely used wild green in the world. Learn how this herb was used historically, how it can treat many ailments, such as liver diseases and eczema, and how to make a dandelion omelet.
8/13/2014
Discover seven health benefits of blueberries, a tiny, nutrient-dense fruit that packs a powerful punch.
7/9/2009
Stuck indoors? Brighten up a rainy summer day with these fun, green activities.


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