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There's more to your zodiac sign than you may think. Embrace your sign with these zodiac-related herbs.
No cash and no space? No problem. With attractive treasures that serve as extra storage, you can decorate a funky and functional space. Natural Home guest blogger Julie Collins shows you how.
The EPA will regulate perchlorate and other toxic chemicals--but you may want to consider water filters in the meantime.
While federal regulators fiddle, Wal-Mart bans controversial flame retardants from its shelves. Will more retailers follow suit?
Summer beach days are fast approaching! Beyond the sand and surf basics, encourage kids to get creative at the shore this season by making sea life “touch tanks,” and creating beach art in the open air.
Get outside and enjoy nature this season with our ideas for fun summer activities.
Seattle leads the way in asking the federal government to implement a comprehensive, health-focused food system.
Do you know your herbal history? Learn about the folklore and legends that surround a popular herb.
Summit Chemical’s Mosquito Bits naturally kill fungus gnats using the biological control BTI.
Campbell’s Soup Company announces that will phase out use of the toxic chemical BPA from its soup can linings.
Ginger (Zingiber officinale), a common spice that was considered a luxury more than 5,000 years ago, has a very rich history.
Little gnatty flies smothering your prized houseplants? Learn what they are and how to eradicate them, once and for all.
The Center for Health, Environment and Justice’s 2011 Back to School Guide to PVC-Free School Supplies helps parents find safer and affordable school supplies for their children.
Yeast infections are most often a result of an imbalance in the body. Treat yeast infections naturally with these tips!
The original Coke recipe, a closely-guarded secret, is reportedly built on the distinctive flavors of herbal essential oils.
Want to learn more about aromatherapy? There's an app for that!
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.
Parsley has been used in medicine, cosmetics and rituals throughout history.
The chinese lantern plant (Physalis alkekengi) is mostly grown for decorative purposes, but it also has a history of medicinal treatments.
Although we know that getting enough sleep is crucial to our health, there are still a number of things we don’t know about this restful state. Discover 11 fun facts about sleep.
Researchers have found that including olive oil in a healthy diet may reduce your risk of stroke.
Ten percent of Americans opt out of their morning meals. Find out why chowing down may be the better option.
Walking can provide you with countless health benefits, and it's fun too!
Learn to protect yourself so you don't become one of the reported swine flu cases.
Learn how to be health conscious when your candy cravings start this Halloween.
Get all the information about how to protect yourself from the latest listeria outbreak.
Reclaimed furniture can add a rustic yet elegant touch to your home. Find out why you should choose reclaimed over new and how to incorporate it in your home.
Keep your little ones busy outdoors with these five fun and innovative outdoor crafts for kids found on Pinterest. From backyard teepees to homemade slime, we've got you covered.
Mother Earth offers many natural energizers that wake you up without compromising your health.
There's a new graphic in town ready to help you with your dietary needs and help you craft each healthy and delicious meal you put on your plate.
Scientists in Russia have brought a narrow-leafed white campion to life from 30,000-year-old tissue.
Big news in the world of herbs: A new experimental drug derived from milk thistle saved two men after they consumed poisonous mushrooms.
Whether you should take stairs or the elevator is a daily question. So if you think you don't have time to take the stairs, think again. Research shows that taking the stairs saves time in the day.
Sip on cherry juice; sleep soundly. Sleeping soundly through the night could be as easy as sipping on some cherry juice.
Protect eyes from the sun this summer with a cool pair of shades. Read on to find your perfect pair of sunglasses.
The Herb Society of America will honor the rose this year at its annual spring symposium.
This recipe can warm you up on a cold night in December or nurse you back to health when your next head cold strikes.
Two Lousiana residents have died after using a neti pot incorrectly. Learn which mistakes to avoid.
Enjoy this blogger's favorite holiday with a healthier version of fish & chips.
These homemade orange ornaments will add bright colors and a citrusy aroma to your tree this year.
Because of one company's generosity, a pack of endangered wolves in Oregon may have a chance at survival.
Numi Organic Tea products give more health benefits and less harm to the environment.
Allergists are seeing the causes of hay fever are already arriving in the midst of a mild winter.
The Federal Drug Administration has issued a cilantro recall on a certain brand of the popular herb. Read on to keep your family safe.
Researchers may be able to add "improves mental function" to the long list of rosemary health benefits.
New guidelines suggest using butterbur root extract can drastically reduce the frequency of migraines.
A hot (literally) exercise trend is sweeping the nation. Learn more about hot yoga here.
This dish gives you the creamy goodness of mashed potatoes without all of the fat and sodium.
A new study has found that massage may do more to relieve lower back pain than traditional medial treatment.
This recipe adds a few of our favorite spices to create a flavorful pumpkin seed unlike any you've tasted before.
Finding the key to a strong immune system is as easy as visiting the produce section of your local grocery store.
Beat the winter blues with this warming mint hot chocolate recipe.
Campbell's Soup Company has announced it will start packaging its soups with BPA-free cans as soon as an alternative becomes available.
As snow and cold temperatures move in to stay, arm yourself with this creamy white chili recipe to warm you up.
An extract from the kudzu plant may help drinkers learn to indulge in moderation.
Send plantable greeting cards to your loved ones. It's something they will enjoy well into gardening season.
The wild tomatillo plant may provide the compounds needed to win the fight against cancer.
The list of benefits of owning a pet is growing longer and longer. Discover your excuse to bring home a pet today.
Researchers may have found the herb to stop tooth decay: licorice root.
Researchers have discovered patients can enjoy good heart health after bypass surgery with the help of turmeric.
The root of the blue evergreen hydrangea may aid in the treatment of autoimmune disorders.
Experts provide a few more reasons why snacking on this sweet is good for your health.
Cleaning your reusable shopping bag regularly will help protect your family against illness.
Super Bowls don't have to leave you in a stuffed, sleepy stupor. Snack on this layered bean dip recipe instead.
Learn more about two conferences that could open your mind to the world of herbal medicine.
Researchers have discovered that using a thyme tincture to treat acne may prove more effective than over-the-counter treatments.
Researchers have discovered even more proof that drinking black tea is just plain good for you. Read on to learn more.
Making tinctures at home may sound intimidating, but it is as simple as following a simple recipe from a cookbook.
Munching on three bananas per day, or any potassium-rich food, could slash your risk of stroke.
Today, the Environmental Working Group released its 2012 Sunscreen Guide. See where your favorite sunscreen sits on the list.