Natural Home intern Carly Halvorson shares her recent research on the Monolithic Dome Institute website about monolithic dome houses.
Cinnamon is full of health benefits. It protects from health problems such as infections, heart disease, migraines and arthritis, and it even helps boost your brain function.
A summertime symbol, the firefly, is slowly disappearing from nature. Read how you can help prevent this from happening.
Trash Track, an MIT research project, aims to highlight consumers’ waste habits by electronically tracking trash from homes to landfills.
A recent study theorizes that core body temperature might play a vital role in getting the sleep you need.
Honeybees are the best of friends for blooming fruit trees flowers, and herbs, such as apricot, cherry, members of the daisy family, lavender, oregano and sage. We’ve known that bees
Native Kansas plants are being researched in this project, launched by environmental studies faculty members at the University of Kansas to promote traditional ecological knowledge.
Many air fresheners can emit toxic chemicals; however, potted chrysanthemums are natural and safe deodorizers.
Learn more about herbal cures and causes of nosebleeds.
The discovery of medicinal pills onboard an ancient Italian merchant ship lends credence to the historic practice of herbal medicine.
A new study has found that lack of sleep can cause memory loss.
Kids who chew gum at school perform better on standardized tests, new research suggests.
It's no secret that a woman's metabolism slows down as she approaches menopause. Instead of unrealistically eliminating carbohydrates from your diet, think along the lines of a moderate carbs diet.
Before handing your kid a gadget just to shut him up, learn about the long-term effects electronic media can have on a kid’s brain, as well as their overall development.
It's important to have accurate information about any herbal remedy you are thinking of using. Dr. Jaclyn Chasse shares her own experience with misleading media representation and clinical studies of St. John's wort.
Feeling stressed is no fun! Drinking orange juice may help you stay a step ahead of everyday anxiety.
Native ladybugs are disappearing around the nation. Learn more about how you can help stop this problem.
A new study suggests that cell phone radiation may be to blame for the massive decline in the bee population.
Everybody’s looking for the cure to cancer. When will it be found and where will it come from? A new herb has recently emerged as a possible new treatment for cancer. If you’ve never heard of guinea hen weed, read this now.
The sunscreens you use may not offer the amount of protection you need.
A new study shows that olive leaf extract may lower blood pressure.
According to recent British studies, the curcumin found in turmeric may help prevent breast cancer, and can slow the growth of existing cancer conditions.
Flavonoids in cocoa can decrease blood pressure, improve circulation and lower cholesterol.
A new study has shown folic acid to play a large role in academic achievements among teens.
Staying physically active as you age may help ward off memory loss.
New research has found yet another benefit to adopting the vegetarian lifestyle.
New research is suggesting that an ingredient in wine may have ultraviolet ray protection qualities.
A new study found that your office chair may be hurting your health.
Researchers have found a diet that may prevent heart disease.
Diabetes affects 25.8 percent of citizens in the United States. Learn how to avoid becoming just another statistic.
People with pale skin may have more troubles than being unable to get a summer tan, a new study suggests.
This herb's medicinal use dates back to 400 B.C., and researchers may have found another reason why our anchestors may have been onto something.
A new study suggests aromatherapy may help patients feel less stress before a procedure.
Sip on cherry juice; sleep soundly. Sleeping soundly through the night could be as easy as sipping on some cherry juice.
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.
Researchers may be able to add "improves mental function" to the long list of rosemary health benefits.
A recent study found that consuming dairy products with the probiotic Lactobacillus gasseri can help reduce abdominal fat in overweight people.
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.
Scientific research backs the use of two familiar herbs for the treatment of mild depression.
Experts provide a few more reasons why snacking on this sweet is good for your health.
The list of benefits of owning a pet is growing longer and longer. Discover your excuse to bring home a pet today.
The root of the blue evergreen hydrangea may aid in the treatment of autoimmune disorders.
Researchers have discovered patients can enjoy good heart health after bypass surgery with the help of turmeric.
The wild tomatillo plant may provide the compounds needed to win the fight against cancer.
An extract from the kudzu plant may help drinkers learn to indulge in moderation.
Honeybees are disappearing fast, and nobody really knows why. One way you can help yourself and the bees is to try the classic Burt’s Bees Beeswax Lip Balm. Five percent of the sales from the balm will go to CCD research.
Researchers add another item to the long list of health problems caused my secondhand smoke.
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.
Hibiscus tea may lower blood pressure in patients with mild hypertension, according to some studies. Make this delicious hibiscus tea recipe to better your health.