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This winter, stock your medicine cabinet with these editor-recommended, herb-infused products.
Bring Andrea Candee’s Healing Kitchen workshop to you and take charge of your wellness naturally.
Take care of poison ivy the old-fashioned way, with herbs from nature. Jewelweed is an excellent treatment for poison ivy. Use this herbal wonder to make a natural salve.
Store this natural beauty balm from Medicine Mama's Apothecary somewhere so it's easy to grab. This balm soothes an array of skin woes, so it's fit for travel.
Researchers have discovered that using a thyme tincture to treat acne may prove more effective than over-the-counter treatments.
After coming down with a cold, this Herb Companion editor kicks her sinus congestion to the curb with an herbal steam, an effective natural remedy for runny noses.
These powerhouse herbs are great for runners. They act as natural energy enhancers, improve stamina and endurance, heal aches and pains and improve circulatory health.
Making tinctures at home may sound intimidating, but it is as simple as following a simple recipe from a cookbook.
A new study suggests aromatherapy may help patients feel less stress before a procedure.
Jessica expounds on the concept of "Cures in Your Cupboard" from the September/October 2011 issue with a few additional natural remedies for anxiety, general wellness, headache and menstruation/menopause.
Bilberries can help you maintain your eye health.
There are many natural ways to provide painful sunburn relief.  
Find itching relief in nature. Narrow-leaved plantain is a common garden weed and also, ironically, a gardener’s best friend.
Take a look at these herbs to fight colds, flus and ear infections.
Learn how to make a tea for pain or menstrual cramps using white willow bark.
Scientific research backs the use of two familiar herbs for the treatment of mild depression.
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.  
Looking for a safe way to treat common pet maladies naturally? This article outlines some common herbs and their uses.
New studies show that ginger, in addition to its other health benefits, may help regulate the body's inflammatory response.
If you have a stressed cat, try one of these herbal remedies to soothe the nerves of your furry friend.
Contributer Susan Belsinger shares her experience with severe eye irritation and a low-cost home herbal cure.
Does stress or anxiety keep you jittery during the day and awake all night? Check out the benefits of passionflower for a calming rest.
Bypass cold and flu season this year with natural remedies, herbal supplements, TLC and a little common sense.
If you're tired of trying prescription migraine medications to treat your pain, try these natural remedies.
If you're having trouble falling asleep, try these herbal solutions for insomnia.
Researchers at the University of Chicago Medical Center discovered that celery is high in 3-n-butylphthalides, a compound that can naturally lower blood pressure by dilating blood vessels and blocking stress hormones.
Guest blogger, Randy Buresh, knowns that life can be stressful. He provides a list of herbs to help you relax.
Garlic has been used for centuries to treat colds and infections. Modern research shows that garlic may also be useful in preventing cancer.
Valued for centuries for its fragrance and flavor, cinnamon has a wide variety of medicinal uses. Studies have shown that cinnamon can be useful in lowering blood sugar levels for people with diabetes, fighting infections and treating stomach ailments.
Ginger is a natural remedy for many stomach ailments: nausea, menstrual cramps, indigestion and more. Ginger also eases tired muscles and may help lower cholestrol.
For puffy eyes there’s nothing better than some good old fashioned cucumber.
One guest blogger responds to a post about dry eye syndrome with some natural, herbal remedies that can help.

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