10/13/2016 2:00:00 PM
Include this anthocyanin-rich food in your diet with these tasty recipes.
10/10/2016 2:58:00 PM
Pair these creative treats with family-friendly scary movies for a fun and memorable Halloween celebration.
10/7/2016 12:00:00 AM
Looking for alternative gift ideas? Support entrepreneurs at home and in developing countries through microlending with a Kiva gift card.
8/26/2016 10:45:00 AM
Discover how your favorite outdoor gear, from tents to puffy jackets, could be damaging your health and the environment.
8/11/2016 7:00:00 AM
Discover popular, “all-natural” personal care products that contain potentially harmful chemicals.
8/2/2016 9:59:00 AM
An efficient Honeywell evaporative cooler might enable your family to spend more time outdoors all summer in super hot, buggy climates.
8/1/2016 4:40:42 PM
Learn how 826 National is getting kids to love learning and improve language skills.
8/1/2016 3:43:06 PM
Whether you’re looking for healthy snack products or have special dietary needs, these subscription boxes offer a wholesome alternative to the office vending machine.
7/25/2016 4:15:52 PM
Bring vacation and adventure vibes to your own backyard with these ideas.
6/28/2016 10:31:00 AM
Swap chips and cookies for tasty, fresh rice snacks from Sprogs.
6/14/2016 2:56:00 PM
While planning your summer family activities, consider these yoga and mindfulness exercises for children to help them make the most of their time outdoors.
6/9/2016 3:39:00 PM
When it comes to redecorating your home, try these tips for making environmentally-sound choices, from sustainable hardwood flooring to monitoring VOC levels in your paint and more.
6/9/2016 3:37:56 PM
Learn what safety concerns to consider for your kids this summer on family roadtrips, at the pool and outdoors.
6/6/2016 12:39:00 PM
Follow a few simple health practices to naturally prevent yeast and urinary tract infections.
5/10/2016 9:10:00 AM
Discover how regular massages can help lower blood sugar levels and reduce other symptoms of diabetes.
5/2/2016 2:11:00 PM
Find new, easy summer recipes that are healthy and delicious.
4/26/2016 3:10:00 PM
From poultry fencing to predator protection, learn how to keep your backyard chickens safe.
4/19/2016 1:34:00 PM
The ongoing development of eco-friendly technology and healthy workplace innovations can be profitable for big businesses.
4/14/2016 8:56:00 AM
Learn how Living Goods fights diseases in developing countries and encourages economies through micro entrepreneurs.
4/7/2016 2:59:00 PM
Worried about black mold in your home? Learn how to properly identify toxic mold, remove it, and make sure it stays gone.
4/1/2016 10:14:00 AM
Simple spinach salads are perfect for picnics, lunches or fresh dinner side dishes.
3/25/2016 2:45:24 PM
Do you find yourself constantly worrying? Try these tips, from mindfulness practices to the positive effects of creativity on your mental health.
3/25/2016 10:22:00 AM
Make a super-simple weeknight meal, or serve a crowd, with this savory oven-baked chili recipe.
3/11/2016 1:42:00 PM
Enjoy a wholesome breakfast or snack on-the-go with nutritious blueberry bars.
3/4/2016 11:13:00 AM
Add healthy, satisfying snacks to your daily routine with these super-simple, four-ingredient chocloate-almond clusters from Laura Theodore.
3/3/2016 10:09:00 AM
Enjoy this Easter with healthy treats, fun activities and wholesome meals that are sure to bring the whole family together.
2/16/2016 10:04:00 AM
45 million Americans live below the poverty line. Learn what LIFT is doing to help those in financial crisis escape poverty and achieve professional and financial goals.
2/10/2016 9:05:00 AM
Brown recluses and black widows are some of the most common, poisonous spiders we find in our homes. Learn how to distinguish them from their less deadly family members.
1/11/2016 7:00:00 AM
Discover how the simple act of chewing your food well can aid your digestive system in functioning at its best.
1/5/2016 9:22:00 AM
Discover simple ways to get a good night’s rest with the answers to these nine frequently asked questions about sleep.
12/18/2015 9:27:00 AM
12/17/2015 1:42:00 PM
Get into the holiday spirit with these festive, healthy ideas for seasonal outings, activities and more.
12/14/2015 9:15:00 AM
Skin care is a booming industry, but the number of appointments to correct botched cosmetic procedures has grown right along with it. Discover some of the most common treatments, often offered by spas and salons, which should only be performed by an experienced dermatologist.
12/10/2015 8:54:00 AM
Whether you’re looking for a new place to live or vacation, these locations offer the most active environments. Discover the five healthiest cities in America.
12/8/2015 10:23:00 AM
Check out these luxurious-yet-affordable, all-natural body-care products perfect as a gift for coworkers, kids' teachers and more.
11/23/2015 3:23:00 PM
Color and texture impact our moods, and also determine our choices when it comes to designing our living spaces.
10/19/2015 3:23:00 PM
Cure earaches and Swimmer's Ear with home remedies that include herbal ingredients such as garlic and mullein flower.
10/15/2015 8:00:00 AM
A great vacation can quickly become unpleasant if you suffer from motion sickness. Add natural remedies, such as ginger chews, herbal teas and more, to your holistic travel medicine kit to keep symptoms at bay.
10/9/2015 11:56:43 AM
Use this quick and easy granola recipe to keep your belly and pantry full.
10/6/2015 10:45:00 AM
Help eliminate food insecurity in America by donating your time or money this holiday season.
10/1/2015 12:35:00 PM
Migraines can be inconvenient and, at times, debilitating. Discover simple ways to naturally manage migraine pain with essential oils, herbal remedies and more.
9/11/2015 11:24:00 AM
These fancy stuffed peppers are the perfect, easy meal for any holiday.
8/27/2015 10:38:00 AM
Follow these basic best practices for home canning to ensure safe, long-lasting food.
8/18/2015 7:00:00 AM
Make your next vacation or road trip a little lighter on the planet with these simple tips for reducing your carbon footprint while traveling.
8/11/2015 10:47:00 AM
Summer is great for relaxing, sunshine and bountiful harvests. Put your extra peaches, or any other kind of fruit, to good use with this great, easy cobbler recipe.
8/5/2015 3:20:13 PM
Farm Sanctuary raises social awareness about the abuses suffered by animals raised on industrial farms and fights for their protection. Learn more about this organization and how you can help.
8/4/2015 3:14:00 PM
Turn to these editor-recommended products when shopping for effective, chemical-free skin-care solutions.
7/28/2015 5:00:00 AM
Jeremy Delost of Acer Water Tanks in San Marcos, Texas, explains how the city is offering citizens large rebates to install rainwater-harvesting systems.
7/8/2015 5:00:00 AM
Nourish dry and damaged hair and tame pesky flyaways with a luxurious blend of argan, jojoba and baobab oil in this botanical hair oil from Badger.
6/18/2015 7:00:00 AM
Growing a variety of fruit trees doesn’t require a ton of space, and can be accomplished in an average-sized backyard with the right skill set.
6/3/2015 3:28:11 PM
Ditch the harsh chemicals in common skin-care products with this DIY face mask that gently cleanses and moisturizes.
6/3/2015 1:30:00 PM
Join our efforts and help water.org bring safe, clean water to communities across the globe.
5/8/2015 11:57:00 AM
Easy-to-make homemade tortilla chips are a great, healthy choice for snacking.
5/6/2015 7:00:00 AM
If you’re on a tight budget, or just in a pinch and need a quick dab of perfume, try one of these unusual perfume alternatives.
4/13/2015 3:38:00 PM
Increase your time spent in nature with these easy ideas for creating indoor-outdoor living spaces.
4/10/2015 12:25:00 PM
If you don’t get enough healthy bacteria in your diet, consider high-quality supplements.
4/10/2015 10:03:00 AM
Nutritious, easy-to-make jicama salads are the perfect spring accompaniment to any meal.
3/30/2015 7:00:00 AM
Achieve mind-body balance by committing to a long-term yoga practice. Find tips for getting started with classes, meditation and continued yoga education.
3/23/2015 3:58:00 PM
Add nutrient-rich foods to your diet to keep your skin clear and radiant.
3/12/2015 7:00:00 AM
Discover which items you use on a daily basis are most likely to be covered in germs.
3/5/2015 12:37:00 PM
Eliminate foul, unwanted personal odors with natural odor eaters such as activated charcoal.
2/26/2015 11:23:00 AM
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.
2/25/2015 10:01:00 AM
There is something special about finding the perfect soap. Learn more about which soap is ideal for your long-term skin health.
2/23/2015 4:16:00 PM
Free of aluminum and other nasty ingredients, this citrus-rich deodorant stick from Primal Pit Paste smells amazing, isn’t hard to apply and works well.
2/17/2015 9:14:00 AM
Experience the power of healing oils with these editor-recommended natural body-care products.
2/13/2015 7:00:00 AM
Let them eat cake! It's hard to believe that this decadent Chocolate Ganache Cake is actually vegan.
2/12/2015 10:18:00 AM
Discover the difference between charcoal and activated charcoal with a brief look a how charcoal works to purify the world around us, including water, air, food and more
2/11/2015 11:11:00 AM
Not only is aloe a low-maintenance plant to grow at home near a windowsill, it has a multitude of handy uses, from treating burned skin and sanitizing hands to aiding digestion.
1/29/2015 7:00:00 AM
Add medicinal activated charcoal to your natural medicine chest to quickly treat infant colic and a variety of poisonings.
1/21/2015 8:00:00 AM
Just because it's freezing outside doesn't mean you can't enjoy your garden. Complete these simply activities and projects to be active in the garden this winter.
1/19/2015 7:00:00 AM
Enriched with a number of relaxing and healing ingredients, Erbaviva’s Relax Body Lotion is a great body-care product to store on the office desk.
12/19/2014 3:11:00 PM
Getting kids outdoors in the winter can often prove challenging. Try these fun and creative activities to get your kids outside and connected to the natural world.
12/8/2014 11:28:00 AM
Treasure the golden spice turmeric for its health-boosting properties, as well as its myriad other uses.
12/5/2014 9:00:00 AM
Cure your winter doldrums with this uplifting Lemon Verbena Hand Cream from Vineyard Hill Naturals.
11/26/2014 3:48:00 PM
Tie your home to nature with these three seasonal centerpiece ideas from Pinterest. Your Thanksgiving dinner table will thank you.
11/25/2014 2:42:00 PM
Try these herbal remedies to treat urinary tract infections (UTIs).
11/19/2014 3:56:00 PM
We asked our readers to share some of their favorite cold and flu remedies. Check out 20 of our favorite reader-submitted remedies, from hot toddies to essential oil rubs.
11/11/2014 4:58:00 PM
The skin around your eyes is the thinnest part of your skin, making it more susceptible to irritation. Beat looking tired with these natural remedies for puffy eyes.
11/10/2014 3:24:00 PM
Try this rich, savory, warm spiced acorn squash on a cold day.
11/4/2014 3:24:00 PM
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.
10/23/2014 8:00:00 AM
Some of my favorite, effective natural skin care products include a powerfully healing skin cream, a dark-circle-erasing eye cream and a luxurious facial oil.
10/16/2014 9:38:00 AM
Get your garden in shape this fall, and have some fun in it, with these fun and innovative fall garden ideas we've collected on our Pinterest page.
10/8/2014 4:46:00 PM
Use this gentle facial cleanser from Elemental Herbology in the evening to keep your complexion free of dirt and grime.
10/7/2014 2:57:00 PM
Similar to exercise, inactivity can impact the structure of our brains and increase the risk for heart disease.
10/7/2014 2:56:00 PM
Try our editor’s picks for five skin-care solutions that are sure to give you a healthy complexion.
9/16/2014 12:06:00 PM
Omega-3s are important to brain health, reduce inflammation and are essential to reducing risk of chronic diseases. Boost your intake of this essential nutrient by turning to these good sources of omega-3 fatty acids.
9/8/2014 2:52:00 PM
Prevent dry, cracked heels with this clove-scented Cracked Skin Relief Crème from derma e.
8/27/2014 2:38:00 PM
Getting kids outdoors can sometimes prove challenging. Help your kids lead a happier, healthier life with these six inventive outdoor activities.
8/19/2014 8:00:00 AM
Ditch that extra-large tub of heavily buttered popcorn from your local movie theater for one of these delicious, nutritious natural popcorn products.
8/13/2014 4:24:00 PM
Discover seven health benefits of blueberries, a tiny, nutrient-dense fruit that packs a powerful punch.
8/8/2014 9:55:00 AM
Try these five editor-recommended picks for quick-fix foods.
8/4/2014 11:42:00 AM
Treat your skin to the wonderfully delicious scent of vanilla with this luxurious vanilla sugar scrub from Garden Apothecary.
7/31/2014 8:00:00 AM
Organic spelt flour makes for a simple and healthier replacement for white flours in many recipes.
7/30/2014 3:34:00 PM
Use up your herb harvest to whip together this creamy herb dip recipe in under five minutes and serve it as a dip or use it as a spread for your favorite wraps.
7/24/2014 3:36:00 PM
This bright green Dhaniya Chutney recipe makes a great dip for guests who can handle the spice.
7/22/2014 4:55:00 PM
When caring for your hair with conventional beauty products is not enough, supplement your hair care with these five fabulous herbs for healthy hair.
7/17/2014 8:53:00 AM
This travel-savvy Sweet & Salty Trail Mix Bar recipe is high in nutrition and rich in great taste.
7/1/2014 11:30:00 AM
Delve into the research behind another unusual herb from across the globe. Szechuan buttons are electric-packed flower buds that have numbing properties, giving them the aptly named moniker, the "toothache plant".
6/25/2014 3:34:00 PM
Reach for these taste-tested, healthy granola bars next time you need a snack.
6/20/2014 10:19:00 AM
Try this healthy, gluten-free alternative to the typical coconut macaroon or chocolate chip cookie that you can whip up in no time.
6/16/2014 9:56:00 AM
Tame frizz with this botanical-rich leave-in conditioning mist from John Masters Organics.
6/2/2014 8:33:00 AM
Learn how to establish a daily meditation schedule with these helpful tips.
5/29/2014 12:00:00 PM
Don’t throw out that old makeup compact! Repurpose and reuse it. Here are the top ten upcycled projects you can do with cosmetic containers whether you’re an expert crafter or not.
5/22/2014 10:08:00 AM
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.
5/16/2014 11:26:00 AM
Learn the art of meditation and the joy it can bring back to your life.
5/2/2014 12:04:00 PM
Delve into the research behind another unusual herb from across the globe: zallouh. This gnarled root from Syria may boost libido and treat erectile dysfunction.
4/24/2014 3:36:00 PM
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.
4/17/2014 8:49:00 AM
Prevent and relieve asthma attacks by turning to natural remedies for asthma, including an anti-inflammatory diet and hydrotherapy.
4/14/2014 4:08:00 PM
Treat yourself to an at-home manicure with nontoxic nail polishes from Scotch Naturals, a company that creates more than 40 different nail polishes with their eco-friendly, water-based formula.
3/27/2014 4:49:00 PM
Trade your unhealthy conventional potato chips in for one of our picks for best organic chips.
3/24/2014 3:44:00 PM
Scottish oatcakes are delicious and crispy crackers that taste wonderful with jam. If you’re looking for a gluten-free take on this traditional treat, check out the following recipe courtesy Bob’s Red Mill.
3/13/2014 4:49:00 PM
Minimize the appearance of dull, aging skin with Larenim Mineral's anti-aging serum, Youth Bloom Gel.
2/27/2014 2:47:00 PM
Consider the environment when choosing deck materials. Here’s a breakdown of your options.
2/20/2014 10:53:00 AM
For an extra burst of energy in the morning, indulge in this citrus-scented Sun Shower body scrub from The Orange Owl.
2/3/2014 10:21:00 AM
Toss this lotion from Benecos Natural Beauty in your purse for well-moisturized hands wherever you are.
1/31/2014 11:00:00 AM
Start living healthy with our tips for getting well and staying well.
1/20/2014 12:24:00 PM
This champagne poached pears recipe can be served for brunch, lunch or dinner.
1/17/2014 4:34:00 PM
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.
12/30/2013 2:35:00 PM
Whip up this simple appetizer in minutes. This Parmesan and Bacon Bites recipe is great for holiday gatherings, although it also makes a great treat during the summer.
12/30/2013 12:57:00 PM
This seven-serum set from ORGO Beauty is great for aging skin. Read on to learn why you should add this product to your beauty arsenal.
12/23/2013 12:19:00 PM
Replace the sugary, salty store-bought version with this wholesome Homemade Chewy Granola Bars recipe.
12/18/2013 10:47:00 AM
Learn the facts about antibacterial soap, what the FDA has to say about it and how you can make your own simple soap.
12/6/2013 1:26:00 PM
Constantly buying pads and tampons can add up to a very large bill, inevitably costing women a lot of money. Cut down on expenses and save money by switching to reusable menstrual products.
12/3/2013 12:27:00 PM
Getting kids to play outside isn’t always easy, especially if they aren’t into a particular outdoor activity. It’s important to get them outside though—and not just for the physical benefits.
11/25/2013 4:53:00 PM
This holiday season, serve up a delicious, vegetarian pot pie made with nutrient-rich veggies.
11/20/2013 3:15:00 PM
Building a deck can be a challenge, but building with being “green” in mind can be an even bigger challenge. Learn what to look for and what questions and considerations to have when researching and selecting the best green building materials for a deck.
11/8/2013 12:37:00 PM
Spice up your Meatless Monday with a recipe borne out of fresh produce at the farmers market. Blogger Jennifer Rose uses local acorn squash and baby kale to make a delicious vegetarian meal.
11/8/2013 11:59:00 AM
One blogger revels in the many ways that reusable cloth pads have changed her life.
11/7/2013 3:19:00 PM
Eschew the chemicals in conventional body care and instead make your own products with household ingredients. These three DIY beauty recipes will make your home into your personal spa.
10/8/2013 2:53:00 PM
Most people double or even triple recipes, but what do you do when the original will already feed your family for a whole week?
10/4/2013 2:38:00 PM
Create a healthier Halloween for your family by choosing secondhand costumes, nontoxic face paints, fair trade candy and smart snacks.
10/3/2013 10:28:00 AM
Too many tomatoes? Guest blogger Char Scace takes a few shortcuts and discovers a fabulous speedy spaghetti sauce recipe in the process.
9/26/2013 1:55:00 PM
With fall here, try these vegan versions of classic comfort foods: nachos, sloppy Joes and Swedish meatballs from Hilary’s Eat Well.
9/23/2013 11:20:00 AM
Guest blogger Char Scace shares her low-carb pumpkin pie recipe to make getting through the holiday season on a low-carb diet a little easier.
9/18/2013 9:48:00 AM
Reaching for the painkillers every month? Read on for natural ways to relieve PMS symptoms.
9/11/2013 10:40:00 AM
This year marked the inaugural natural beauty pop-up event, A Night For Green Beauty. The event featured enthusiastic green beauty bloggers and fabulous green beauty brands. Here I've compiled a handful of green beauty products that caught my eye from companies La Bella Figura, One Love Organics, May Lindstrom, H. Gillerman Organics and Ilia.
8/27/2013 11:06:00 AM
Get rid of canker sores faster by turning to homemade mouth rinses, probiotics and other natural home remedies for canker sores.
8/23/2013 4:03:00 PM
The origin story of CARE packages offers a deeper appreciation for the power of generosity and providing comfort to those in need or college students away from home for the first time.
8/22/2013 10:05:00 AM
Inclement weather can really keep you out of your garden. Here are some of the challenges Mother Nature presents us and a couple of tricks you can use to keep her at bay.
8/20/2013 9:29:00 AM
Turn your backyard into a bird-watching hub by learning how to attract birds to your yard.
8/19/2013 4:22:00 PM
More and more people are giving up conventional shampoo and conditioner in lieu of homemade hair rinses. For shiny, beautiful hair, use gentle cleansers free of chemicals on your hair. Try one of these three herbal hair rinses: Rose-Chamomile, Cacao-Rosemary and Nettle-Lavender.
8/19/2013 9:23:00 AM
Think having a green home is out of your price range? Here are some easy, realistic ideas to create an eco-friendly living space that might actually save you money!
8/13/2013 10:00:00 AM
Grow a balcony herb garden to reap the many benefits of herbs while living in the city.
8/13/2013 9:46:00 AM
Sprout Foods new line of Sprout Smash Organic Kids Snack Pouches have the great taste school-aged kids love, and the nutrition their parents demand.
8/9/2013 2:04:00 PM
One Degree Organic Foods announces the launch of its sprouted, vegan cereal line featuring 100 percent traceable ingredients.
8/8/2013 10:14:00 AM
Guest blogger Lynn Schriner of Trolley Farms shares three light summer recipes for blender ice cream, a summer salad and gazpacho.
7/23/2013 11:46:00 AM
Keep sebum production in check, purify complexion, calm irritation and provide hydration with natural skincare products from Elemental Herbology.
7/19/2013 11:41:00 AM
Discover a few health benefits of watermelon, a favorite summertime treat.
7/17/2013 1:56:00 PM
Try your hand at making your own reed diffuser oil. This fun DIY project keeps homes smelling clean and fresh without the use of possibly harmful chemicals.
7/12/2013 4:03:00 PM
This Intensive Spot Treatment from Santalia is gentle on skin with plenty of acne-fighting power, perfect for sensitive skin. Read on to learn why you should add this product to your beauty arsenal.
6/13/2013 3:20:00 PM
You've probably heard of a BB cream, or at the very least seen one in your supermarket. But what is a BB cream, what does it do, why should you care, and what should you look for if you decide to buy one?
5/30/2013 9:30:00 AM
Overuse of hand sanitizers can lead to antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Here’s why you should keep hand sanitizer and endocrine disruptors such as triclosan out of the classroom.
5/24/2013 10:05:00 AM
Learn how to arrange flowers from your backyard with these step-by-step instructions for creating a hydrangea bouquet.
5/13/2013 12:15:00 PM
Explore the many health benefits of cauliflower, from cancer prevention to digestive support.
5/13/2013 11:12:00 AM
On the run? Try one of these on-the-go snacks that are both healthful and handy.
5/1/2013 1:08:00 PM
Step into summer early with these three delicious summer recipes.
4/15/2013 12:13:00 PM
Moisturizing your face with botanical oils is a centuries-old practice from ancient Rome that is becoming popular once again. Check out three facial oils that I love using right now.
3/26/2013 3:01:00 PM
Air plants are perfect low-maintenance option for the home or garden. Learn how to care for air plants with these growing, watering and lighting tips.
3/20/2013 3:31:00 PM
This year at Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, California, three new natural products stood out from the rest in the event's annual "Best of the West." Discover a new way to soothe the skin with ozonated oil, a new dipable snack option for kids, and new product to help you fall asleep faster.
2/19/2013 4:33:00 PM
After its exploding popularity in the late 19th century, echinacea was widely researched. Since then, numerous echinacea benefits have been discovered. Try these two simple echinacea remedies to fight the common cold.
2/12/2013 12:33:00 PM
Forget butter and salt. These three homemade popcorn seasonings will blow guests away with just a little effort.
2/8/2013 1:51:00 PM
It was once stated by ethnobotanist Melvin Gilmore that echinacea was used as a remedy for more ailments than any other plant, and it's not hard to understand why. The history behind this versatile coneflower is rich in remedies and medicinal uses. Read on to learn more about the history of echinacea.
1/23/2013 2:56:00 PM
This lavender face toner from emerginC is a light, refreshing and gentle toner, perfect for sensitive skin. Read on to learn why you should add this product to your beauty arsenal.
1/9/2013 11:02:00 AM
As our family focuses on nourishing meals and traditions, we’re practicing setting clear intentions. This week, our intention is to continue to bring joy and celebration to family meals, even when life is busy and stressful.
12/27/2012 12:31:00 PM
Overindulged? Treat your hangover headache with one simple natural hangover remedy: honey.
12/20/2012 2:37:00 PM
Trouble with unsightly varicose veins? Try these herbal solutions and natural home remedies for varicose veins.
12/13/2012 4:00:00 PM
Headaches are one of the most common ailments. Next time you’re suffering from one, try one of these natural home remedies for headaches and pass on conventional painkillers.
12/12/2012 10:51:00 AM
Healthy and lightly sweet, these granola bites are perfect for packing in your child's lunch. Make your own with this granola bites recipe.
11/29/2012 1:00:00 PM
Napoleon Fireplaces provides some helpful tips to consider when preparing your fireplace for the winter season.
11/7/2012 3:03:00 PM
Rich in essential amino acids, vitamins and nutrients, Seaweed Bath Co. products hydrate the skin and soothe irritation often associated with various skin conditions.
11/7/2012 9:34:00 AM
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.
11/2/2012 10:37:00 AM
Try this delicious Nectarine Chutney recipe to savor the fresh flavors of fall.
11/1/2012 4:34:00 PM
Upcycled clothing company Looptwork abandons the traditional clothing-manufacturing model to create eco-friendly clothing and accessories repurposing abandoned materials .
10/31/2012 5:00:00 PM
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.
10/26/2012 1:08:00 PM
Simply Organic Black Pepper is now available in a reusable tin that features a triple-use closure that allows users to sprinkle, spoon or pour the pepper.
10/16/2012 3:45:00 PM
Protect your eyes from age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma and cataracts with these foods for eye health.
8/22/2012 6:16:00 PM
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.
8/6/2012 3:51:03 PM
In this third part of our guest blogger's purslane plant profile, she shares three delicious purslane-infused recipes, including a purslane pesto, a wild-greens salad and a summer soup.
7/30/2012 5:01:28 PM
These three health-food bars by Barre comprise of nutritious (and delicious) superfoods. Made with the dancer in mind, these bars are perfect for anyone needing an extra boost of energy while keeping the calorie-count down.
7/26/2012 12:14:06 PM
What is more fun than digging in the dirt? Or better yet, playing in the mud? Our guest blogger Marguerite Dunne muses about gardening with children and how wonderful it is to introduce them to this fun and beneficial pastime. (There's always something to do in the garden!)
7/25/2012 3:24:48 PM
Uncover even more information about the vitamin-rich weed purslane, including useful recommendations from renowned herbalists all over the world.
7/24/2012 4:01:33 PM
Treat gout, a painful disorder that affects the joints, by controlling inflammation and lowering uric acid levels with these home remedies for gout.
7/18/2012 8:19:48 AM
Graco, one of the nation’s largest children’s products manufacturers, has committed to banning the use of four of the most toxic chemical flame retardant chemicals from its products.
7/15/2012 9:25:00 PM
Sit back with your favorite herbal beverage and join the Lemon Verbena Lady as she travels from Canada to Europe and back to the United States visiting gardens and checking items off her herbal bucket list.
7/11/2012 3:06:51 PM
Craft a refreshing jelly that resembles light floral lemonade or grapefruit juice with the delightful Queen Anne's lace.
7/4/2012 5:24:23 PM
Add sorrel to your kitchen garden to grow a super healthy green for salads, soups and side dishes.
6/26/2012 12:18:12 PM
Nature’s Gate introduces affordable anti-aging products for the face with it’s Facial Care collection.
6/25/2012 5:03:36 PM
This inconspicuous-seeming herb is well traveled and renounded for its medicinal properties throughout the majority of the world. Learn how it grows and what famed herbalists have said about it.
6/25/2012 8:19:39 AM
World Centric has unveiled a line of compostable toothbrushes and travel cases that are made from a plant-based resin called Ingeo.
6/22/2012 8:50:10 PM
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!
6/19/2012 8:39:20 AM
GoodBelly has added two new flavors, Tropical Orange and Pink Grapefruit, to its line of probiotic drinks and launched a new on-the-go probiotic coconut water.
6/15/2012 3:23:21 PM
Although not a serious problem, if left untreated, bacterial or viral pink eye can cause serious damage. Speed up recovery with these natural home remedies for pink eye!
6/14/2012 12:24:01 PM
Herbalists can benefit greatly from tending a backyard beehive in their garden. Learn why every herbalist should consider keeping bees and how to go about it.
6/8/2012 4:09:59 PM
Medicinal vinegars are potent and easy to make at home. A strong alternative for children or those with alcohol sensitivities, this is a wonderful option for making and using herbal medicines.
6/7/2012 11:45:00 AM
High cholesterol can lead to heart disease and other major problems. Reduce yours with these six foods to lower cholesterol naturally.
6/6/2012 9:57:00 AM
This guide to food labels will help you decode nutrition and sustainability claims on all kinds of food packaging.
6/1/2012 4:09:13 PM
Diarrhea is an uncomfortable condition. Find relief with these natural home remedies for diarrhea.
6/1/2012 8:48:30 AM
Banish blemishes and balance skin with The Bearberry Collection by John Masters Organics.
5/30/2012 2:50:58 PM
Researchers have discovered even more proof that drinking black tea is just plain good for you. Read on to learn more.
5/18/2012 12:19:52 PM
Tessemae’s All Natural announces the release of its line of gluten-free salad dressing and marinades.
5/17/2012 12:21:13 PM
A Tulikivi soapstone fireplace and cook stove complement the off-grid lifestyle of a Montana man and his Earthship home.
5/15/2012 4:40:51 PM
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull shares six recipes for homemade salad dressings, including favorites like Ranch, Caesar and Thousand Island.
5/15/2012 2:07:11 PM
Exposure to UV rays can permanently damage and prematurely age eyes. Protect your eyes from UV radiation with these tips.
5/11/2012 3:51:56 PM
An organic cotton and wool body pillow goes a long way to help relieve pregnancy back pain.
5/9/2012 11:02:49 AM
Stay hydrated with these simple, sweet and refreshing infused water recipes using vanilla, fruit and herbs.
4/19/2012 3:27:33 PM
Decorating with materials that would otherwise be considered junk can bring pops of life and color to your home’s style. Check out these bottle cap crafts for a fun way to decorate with junk!
4/19/2012 12:25:13 PM
ThermaCell’s Outdoor Lantern can simultaneously be used as a mosquito repellent and light, making it a great choice for the patio, cottage or camping.
4/18/2012 12:09:38 PM
Researchers have discovered that using a thyme tincture to treat acne may prove more effective than over-the-counter treatments.
4/18/2012 11:16:28 AM
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.
4/16/2012 4:40:14 PM
The Lemon Verbena Lady finds even more great herb farms to buy herbs for your herb garden in this second installment of Herb Farms A-Z. Take an adventure to an herb farm near you. It will lift your herbal spirits!
4/16/2012 4:15:40 PM
Sugar is a staple in many households. Try these six uses for sugar for a new way to use this conventional sweetener.
4/16/2012 3:54:10 PM
The Lemon Verbena Lady searches for herb farms across the United States that can be visited to buy herbs for spring herb gardens. Most of these herb farms are destinations you can enjoy with your family.
4/13/2012 5:06:00 PM
Loaded with vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants, asparagus offers a lot more than a tasty side dish. Check out these health benefits of asparagus!
4/13/2012 3:33:51 PM
These nettle chips are deliciously unique and packed with nutrients. Try this perfectly satisfying salty snack in early spring.
4/9/2012 6:52:41 AM
Guest blogger Eileen Troemel shares her first attempt at container gardening.
4/4/2012 1:12:51 PM
Try this delicious recipe for salty, crunchy stinging nettle chips made fresh from the garden.
4/2/2012 12:57:59 PM
Combining entertainment and education into one fun experience, board games are a great addition to structured play for kids.
3/26/2012 12:10:20 PM
Mountain Rose Herbs has debuted new sustainable tea packaging made from 100 percent recycled newspaper and compostable non-GMO plant cellulose.
3/24/2012 3:33:40 PM
Guest blogger Eileen Troemel shares images of the spring flowers blooming in her garden.
3/21/2012 12:21:58 PM
The new Kiss My Face Natural Mineral Formula SPF 40 blends in clear for the ultimate in safe sun protection.
3/14/2012 10:51:06 AM
Discover how one food group can help increase mental power as you age.
3/13/2012 10:13:46 PM
Guest blogger Eileen Troemel fulfills her desire to garden while respecting her black thumb by planting some cat grass for the family cat to destroy.
3/13/2012 9:36:03 AM
Chia seeds are packed with omega 3 fatty acids, fiber, protein and vitamins and minerals. Discover the health benefits of chia seeds!
3/12/2012 12:33:48 PM
Conventional over-the-counter painkillers like ibuprofen, aspirin and acetaminophen carry risks such as internal bleeding, liver toxicity and increased risk of stroke and heart attack.
3/7/2012 12:22:59 PM
Navitas Naturals is adding Blueberry Hemp to their award-winning line of organic Navitas Power Snacks. Blueberry Hemp Navitas Power Snacks provide a diversity of the most nutrient-dense organic superfoods and organic seeds, fruits and nuts.
3/4/2012 12:38:37 PM
Cost-effective and easy to assemble, zen gardens bring an earthy, grounding energy to a home. Learn how to make a zen garden with these instructions from guest blogger Eileen Troemel.
3/1/2012 11:19:20 AM
If you're hoping to grow some of your own food but are short on space, use these three tips for small-space gardening success in containers, on your patio, balcony or roof.
2/29/2012 12:19:46 PM
Solatube International, the worldwide leading manufacturer and marketer of Tubular Daylighting Devices (TDDs), announces its new line of decorative fixtures, called Glass Distractions.
2/24/2012 12:07:16 PM
Upcycling and recycling company Terracycle introduces three new garden accessories made from recycled materials.
2/23/2012 11:42:07 AM
Badger’s Damascus Rose Antioxidant Face Oil contains a blend of six moisturizing oils with antioxidant-packed extracts.
2/22/2012 12:36:59 PM
Relieve pain, reduce inflammation and treat cases of otitis media and otitis externa (swimmer’s ear) with these natural remedies for ear infections.
2/19/2012 5:50:49 PM
Guest blogger Eileen Troemel shares her tips for arranging silk flowers.
2/16/2012 12:55:25 PM
Kids learn about herbs and cooking through a Louisiana woman's "kitchen garden marketplace," Passionate Platter.
2/13/2012 4:16:07 PM
Looking for inspiration for meat-free meals? Try these three of my favorite sources of vegetarian meal recipes.
2/12/2012 9:37:27 PM
Guest blogger Sonya Newenhouse tests the performance of her new Passive House by not turning on the heat—and enthusiastically reports that you can comfortably live furnace-free in Wisconsin in the winter.
2/12/2012 3:01:31 PM
Silk flowers are one way to get the pop of color with flowers and not have the plants die on you. Here's how to incorporate silk flower arrangements into your house.
2/8/2012 12:13:47 PM
Get in the mood with natural libido boosters, aphrodisiac spices and exercises to get your blood pumping!
2/6/2012 12:23:04 PM
Guest blogger Elizabeth Richardson shares her plans for Blackbird Studio, a 333-square-foot she plans to build.
2/5/2012 3:47:14 PM
Rock gardens are one way to brighten your house without having to actually grow things.
2/3/2012 12:07:00 PM
Anti-aging herbs such as ginkgo, bilberry and turmeric can improve memory, ease arthritis and treat other ailments caused by aging.
2/2/2012 3:51:21 PM
Learn to craft herbal medicine at home or in the wild using the folk method. This informative and useful guide provides helpful tips and step-by-step instructions for making tinctures the traditional way.
2/1/2012 2:41:00 PM
Super Bowls don't have to leave you in a stuffed, sleepy stupor. Snack on this layered bean dip recipe instead.
1/29/2012 3:23:58 PM
Guest blogger Eileen Troemel offers landscaping tips for those with a black thumb looking to start a new garden bed, plant a live fence or grow outdoors.
1/27/2012 1:42:25 PM
Fight common ailments with these seven herbs for health and wellness.
1/25/2012 11:38:05 AM
The list of health benefits of black tea seem to have no end. Check out this article to learn more.
1/22/2012 10:36:46 AM
Guest blogger Eileen Troemel sets out to find easy-to-grow indoor plants that she can successfully keep alive with a black thumb.
1/18/2012 4:05:29 PM
Foods and herbs with natural antibiotic powers keep our immune systems healthy. Check out these antibacterial foods and antibacterial herbs!
1/17/2012 11:07:16 AM
Use nature’s own ingredients to add color and moisture to your lips with this homemade lip tint.
1/10/2012 4:01:00 PM
Fish oil supplements are a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids, which do an amazing array of wonders for the body. Just check out these health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids!
1/10/2012 11:03:44 AM
Scientific research now supports many of the traditional applications of this plant, including treating respiratory health problems and healing wounds.
1/5/2012 5:32:00 PM
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.
1/5/2012 12:26:45 PM
Bookbinder Specialties recently added four new flavors to their line of gourmet, ready-to serve gluten-free soups packaged in resealable glass jars.
1/5/2012 11:51:16 AM
Use common kitchen ingredients to whip up homemade face masks and body scrubs that will leave your skin soft and smooth this winter.
1/2/2012 4:46:44 PM
As the paper garden catalog is slowly sinking in the west, the Lemon Verbena Lady is searching out herb seed catalogs and websites offering the best seed catalogs and herb seeds of every kind. This is the first installment of several catalog and website postings.
12/19/2011 2:24:47 PM
Try a vegetarian version of traditional Hoppin John for good luck this New Year's day.
12/15/2011 10:34:33 PM
Guest blogger Kim Wallace shares a simple recipe for homemade holiday sangria.
12/15/2011 3:49:12 PM
Give your immune system a boost with Berries for Life BerryImmune supplement, which combines the powers of elderberry, cranberry and beta-glucan.
12/14/2011 1:05:30 PM
Crispy Green Crispy Fruit are made from 100-percent freeze-dried fruit with no additives or preservatives and are full of delicious fresh fruit taste. FruitziO snacks combine the wholesomeness of fresh fruit with a pinch of cane sugar.
12/12/2011 3:59:41 PM
A comforting herb-baked macaroni makes for a simple meal on a short winter night.
12/11/2011 7:22:53 PM
Lemon Verbena Lady finishes her other holiday-inspired craft, mini spice wreaths. This DIY project is a perfect way to use up those extra holiday spices you may have in your pantry. This project is quick, easy and will fill your house with the aroma of holiday classics.
12/10/2011 6:32:32 PM
Grow leafy greens and herbs indoors this winter for year-round fresh, inexpensive and organic food.
12/8/2011 10:31:09 AM
Need a last-minute gift? Pick up one of these eco-friendly gifts for everyone on your list.
12/7/2011 10:52:00 AM
Lemon Verbena Lady finally makes a holiday-inspired craft—dried herb wreaths—from one of her favorite Christmas books. It repurposes your old potpourri into charming mini wreaths for gift giving or decorating. Part two will show you how to make a mini spice wreath.
12/1/2011 4:24:38 PM
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.
11/30/2011 5:05:07 PM
Making tinctures at home may sound intimidating, but it is as simple as following a simple recipe from a cookbook.
11/23/2011 11:50:26 AM
Wrigley, a giant in the chewing gum industry, has received approval from the FSA to use magnolia bark extract in future products.
11/22/2011 4:09:58 PM
Ease the symptoms of the common cold with herbs and other natural treatments.
11/15/2011 12:11:04 PM
Tomato-growing enthusiasts can now grow tomatoes in any climate - indoors, with all of the taste of home garden summertime tomatoes.
11/10/2011 12:16:18 AM
Hammocks and High Tea designer and founder Karen Young describes the creative process and the steps it takes to create a sustainable home decor line.
11/8/2011 4:46:59 PM
The Herb Companion editors have found some gifts that give back to charities that are making a difference.
11/7/2011 4:14:29 PM
Prevent and treat heartburn at home with these natural remedies.
11/4/2011 8:51:22 AM
Vermont Castings Victory direct vent fireplace insert offers a clean design and an efficient heating source.
11/2/2011 12:28:39 PM
Learn more about two conferences that could open your mind to the world of herbal medicine.
10/31/2011 5:00:00 PM
I love skin care products that have multiple uses. Not only do they stretch your savings, but they offer skin care customization. This multipurpose skin care tea treats nearly all skin types and tastes delicious, too.
10/31/2011 4:36:51 PM
White sage is a large herbaceous perennial shrub native. It attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds, and offers many health benefits. Then find natural headache relief with our homemade salve.
10/27/2011 7:10:42 PM
Baked apple chips are a healthy snack that's simple to make with your kids.
10/24/2011 10:15:00 AM
Vitamin D promotes good bone, immune system and mental health. Want to boost your intake of this essential nutrient? Add these good sources of vitamin D to your diet!
10/20/2011 10:19:51 AM
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.
10/19/2011 5:00:09 PM
Jessica revisits Maison Madeleine, a beautifully restored historic Southern French cottage.
10/19/2011 11:11:15 AM
Learn how to be health conscious when your candy cravings start this Halloween.
10/18/2011 2:44:24 PM
Andrea Carrothers, a registered dietitian with Horizon, makers of organic milk and dairy products, has developed several new quick, calcium-rich recipes that make perfect after-school snacks.
10/16/2011 4:06:42 PM
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull shares how food affects her culture and family.
10/14/2011 10:36:27 AM
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.
10/13/2011 6:42:08 PM
Making granola at home is simple and allows you to customize it to your liking. Experiment with this basic recipe and discover your perfect granola.
10/13/2011 1:25:28 PM
Guest blogger Faith Moser shares her struggles adjusting to life with a toddler and his finicky relationship with food.
10/13/2011 1:07:00 PM
Loaded with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, walnuts provide an array of impressive health benefits, from protecting our hearts to preventing cancer and diabetes.
10/6/2011 12:58:51 PM
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull tries her hand at making gnocchi.
10/5/2011 8:47:39 PM
Mike Benziger, founder and winemaker at Benziger Family Winery in Glen Ellen, California, answers five questions about his 2010 Sauvignon Blanc, Sonoma County.
9/30/2011 5:00:00 PM
Our bodies have an amazing capacity to detoxify, but with increased exposure to hazards in our environment, there is more of a need to support this process. Learn how to decrease the toxins you take in and increase the toxins you put out.
9/30/2011 1:09:00 PM
Indoor air pollutants can cause a number of health problems. Breathe easier by removing or remedying these four sources of indoor air pollution.
9/28/2011 10:37:35 AM
Black Cohosh, one of the early Native Americans' favorite medicinal plants, contains many benefits that can help you live a healthier life.
9/25/2011 6:45:25 PM
Mike Benziger, founder and winemaker at Benziger Family Winery in Glen Ellen, California, answers five questions about his 2007 Signaterra Three Blocks Red.
9/21/2011 11:49:03 AM
Assemble this simple list of herbal items and send them to your student to show how much you care.
9/21/2011 10:14:00 AM
Naturally cleanse your body with fruits, vegetables and other foods that fortify the liver, bind to toxins and help remove impurities from your body.
9/14/2011 3:15:56 PM
World renowned pharmacognosist Norman R. Farnsworth died September 10 in a Chicago hospital.
9/13/2011 12:24:01 PM
Used in water, teas and recipes, True Lemon is made from fresh lemons selected for their superior flavor.
8/31/2011 12:56:11 PM
Learn how one blogger discovers the benefits of a peeving plant from her childhood.
8/24/2011 2:26:18 PM
Researchers have found a diet that may prevent heart disease.
8/23/2011 9:49:27 AM
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.
8/19/2011 12:15:25 PM
Bladder infections affect millions of women each year. Taking antibiotics for a bladder infection can increase chances of a repeat infection, so bypass the pharmaceuticals and treat your bladder infection naturally with these home remedies.