9/14/2016 7:44:00 PM
Find simple, natural remedies to keep your sinuses healthy.
9/6/2016 2:04:00 PM
Struggling to balance healthy rest and parenting a baby? Try these suggestions to improve your sleep health while also caring for your infant or toddler.
8/23/2016 11:01:00 AM
Avoid these common baby skin products that contain potentially harmful chemicals.
8/17/2016 4:08:00 PM
Follow these tips to keep your kids feeling healthy and ready to learn!
8/16/2016 3:49:31 PM
Learn why it's important to practice responsible drinking for whole-body health.
8/11/2016 3:01:00 PM
From the best low-impact exercises to the relationship between water and anxiety, find out how water helps your health.
8/9/2016 10:37:00 AM
Avoid these common baby skin products that contain potentially harmful chemicals.
8/1/2016 4:35:00 PM
These helpful items make it easy to reduce food waste and make homemade healthy food.
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.
8/1/2016 12:16:00 PM
Use this guide to discover the health benefits of mustard greens, chard, collards and other healthy leafy greens.
7/26/2016 9:43:37 AM
Avoid these common baby skin products that contain potentially harmful chemicals.
7/19/2016 12:38:00 PM
Try these simple Ayurveda-inspired practices to maintain healthy digestion.
6/28/2016 10:31:00 AM
Swap chips and cookies for tasty, fresh rice snacks from Sprogs.
6/14/2016 3:24:00 PM
To improve health as well as build muscles, consider these healthy drinks to make with whey protein powder.
6/9/2016 11:33:00 AM
Botanicals such as turmeric, can have health benefits for joints and arthritis.
6/9/2016 11:32:00 AM
Discover non-toxic, deet-free bug spray options.
6/6/2016 12:39:00 PM
Follow a few simple health practices to naturally prevent yeast and urinary tract infections.
5/2/2016 2:23:00 PM
A high antioxidant food rich in vitamins A, B and C, elderberry is a tasty natural medicine that can be used in a variety of forms.
5/2/2016 2:11:00 PM
Find new, easy summer recipes that are healthy and delicious.
4/21/2016 1:46:42 PM
Discover simple solutions for frequent anxiety, including proper sleeping cycles, relaxation breathing and more.
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 8:58:00 AM
Therapeutic horticulture emphasizes connection with nature to promote physical and mental health. Here are a few examples of healing landscapes across the country.
3/21/2016 7:00:00 AM
In the United States, 77 million dogs are owned and nearly 3 million of them have been prescribed anti-anxiety medication. Why do people choose to medicate their pets, and is it something you should consider?
3/16/2016 2:56:00 PM
Discover what papaya seeds, which contain the powerful enzyme papain, can do for your digestion and overall health.
3/16/2016 2:27:00 PM
Honey has long been known as an at-home remedy, but not all honey is created equal. Learn what types are best for treating a sore throat, aiding sleep and more.
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.
2/19/2016 8:48:00 AM
Enjoy this savory oatmeal bread as a hearty snack or subtly sweet dessert.
2/18/2016 12:05:00 PM
Create cold- and flu-fighting beverages with this homemade lemonade concentrate recipe.
2/16/2016 11:23:00 AM
Learn tips and techniques for easy-to-follow regular mindfulness meditation.
2/10/2016 12:00:00 PM
Discover 10 health issues that a daily cup of green tea can help prevent or combat. Loaded with powerful antioxidants, this delicious beverage can be enjoyed warm or cold.
2/9/2016 4:20:00 PM
Before investing in natural medicines, make sure you're taking the right steps to determine effectiveness.
2/2/2016 3:06:00 PM
Learn about natural options for coping with postpartum depression, from placenta encapsulation to omega-3s.
1/27/2016 2:48:23 PM
Learn the causes of glaucoma, from genetics to lifestyle, and what treatment options exist.
1/14/2016 8:42:00 AM
Turn every living space into a relaxing haven with these simple tips for keeping your home clutter- and anxiety-free.
1/13/2016 9:52:00 AM
Incorporate these six simple exercises into your daily routine to help achieve better mental balance, including reduced stress, increased focus and improved physical health.
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.
12/31/2015 9:35:00 AM
Enjoy perfectly portioned desserts with these decadent, dark chocolate truffles.
12/23/2015 9:00:00 AM
Create a balanced diet with these smart eating tips, which take the updated food pyramid into consideration.
12/17/2015 1:42:00 PM
Get into the holiday spirit with these festive, healthy ideas for seasonal outings, activities and more.
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.
12/2/2015 8:25:00 AM
Don’t let the leisurely holiday season keep you from reaching your fitness and health goals. Stay on top of your exercise routine with these simple tips.
11/25/2015 8:52:00 AM
Cracked or chipped tooth? Oral pain? Find out when you should see a dentist to treat common, but unexpected dental dilemmas.
11/24/2015 6:00:00 AM
Treat your pets and house guests to a clean home this holiday season. Use these holiday hacks and products to help keep things tidy.
11/12/2015 9:35:00 AM
Add holistic aromatherapy remedies to your winter health routine with healing essential oils, plus find a recipe for a simple immune-boosting room spray.
11/9/2015 6:00:00 AM
A majority of our days are often spent in an office, our homes or other indoor environments, so much so that our bodies and minds begin to think this is natural. Discover how time spent outdoors can improve your mental health.
10/26/2015 9:00:00 AM
Fill your table with these simple ideas for ghoulishly good, healthy and festive Halloween treats.
10/19/2015 8:00:00 AM
Regardless of why you’ve chosen to become a vegan, follow these tips for making the transition to an entirely plant-based diet a little bit easier.
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.
10/8/2015 12:00:00 PM
Add these tips, toys and products to your regular pet care routine to keep your furry friends on the path to optimum health.
10/7/2015 12:55:00 PM
This winter, stock your medicine cabinet with these editor-recommended, herb-infused products.
9/22/2015 3:53:00 PM
Become a role model for your children with these tips to staying positive about living a healthy lifestyle.
9/21/2015 12:17:00 PM
Don’t sacrifice your health for beauty when you can have both! Learn which ingredients are best to avoid and why, plus find a short review for a tinted lip balm and organic foundation that will keep your beauty routine on point.
9/14/2015 7:00:00 AM
Avoid annoying allergy symptoms by following a few simple steps to keep your home pollen-free.
9/10/2015 5:00:00 AM
Alleviate gastrointestinal distress and keep your immune system healthy with these simple, everyday health recipes for three herbal teas and two honey pastes.
8/26/2015 5:00:00 AM
There are a seemingly endless amount of reasons we love coconut milk. Rich in healthful fats, it can convert fat into energy, is loaded with nutrients and can even improve cholesterol. Learn more.
8/3/2015 4:15:18 PM
A sedentary desk job can have a negative impact on our health, leading to such things as obesity and heart problems. Turn to these seven office fitness tips to help you stay healthy.
7/27/2015 7:00:00 AM
Discover how this healthful beverage can enhance your health and beauty routine.
7/23/2015 11:10:00 AM
Discover the benefits of natural sea salt and why this wonderful mineral is essential for your health.
7/21/2015 10:11:00 AM
Stay healthy during the dog days of summer with this roundup of useful ideas and products, including better sunscreen, smart eye protection, chemical-free insect repellent and more.
7/17/2015 7:00:00 AM
Whip up this delightful lemon cake for any special occasion.
7/17/2015 5:00:00 AM
Naturopath and chiropractor Frank King, author of “The Healing Revolution,” has a passion for natural health, real food and self-empowerment. Here, he answers a few questions about what it means to take control of your health.
7/6/2015 7:00:00 AM
Get your life back in-sync with these tips for alleviating work burnout.
6/24/2015 7:00:00 AM
Don’t miss out on any summertime fun when you employ these herbal remedies to treat three common summer health concerns.
6/19/2015 7:00:00 AM
Rich, chocolate chip blondies are naturally sweetened with bananas.
6/15/2015 10:04:00 AM
Boost your dental hygiene and battle halitosis with the Ayurvedic practice of tongue scraping. Guest blogger Shar Veda offers her thoughts on two popular brands of tongue scrapers
6/5/2015 11:25:00 AM
Make this refreshing, tropical mango sorbet to help you enjoy hot summer nights.
6/3/2015 3:33:46 PM
Forgo the chemicals and added expense of professional pedicures and pamper yourself at home with this simple practice.
6/2/2015 6:00:00 AM
If you are struggling with finding the right balance between work and your family, turn to these tips to attain happiness both personally and professionally.
5/21/2015 1:57:00 PM
Discover what echoic memory is, along with how it can change and affect us as we age.
5/20/2015 10:54:00 AM
There are several medicinal plants that are not only fun to grow, but also have beneficial properties that can boost skin health. Nourish and hydrate dry, dull skin, prevent breakouts and fight aging with the natural remedies provided by these five plants.
5/15/2015 10:32:00 AM
Feature this colorful herbed pasta salad as the main course at your next outdoor get-together.
5/11/2015 12:31:00 PM
Grow these four easy-to-maintain herbs in your garden to help relieve anxiety naturally.
5/8/2015 11:57:00 AM
Easy-to-make homemade tortilla chips are a great, healthy choice for snacking.
4/24/2015 7:00:00 AM
These tasty, vegan cookie squares make an excellent treat for special occasions or afternoon get-togethers.
4/22/2015 7:00:00 AM
In lieu of World Health Day, a campaign sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO), we wanted to take the time to share a few simple tips on medication safety.
4/13/2015 12:58:00 PM
Sleep more soundly with these natural sleep aids.
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.
4/9/2015 10:12:00 AM
Reduce stress and help ensure the best birthing experience possible with these simple tips for preparing your home for a home birth.
4/6/2015 7:00:00 AM
Dr. Ruhge’s mini-guide to fitness will guarantee you can fit your daily workout into any hectic schedule.
4/3/2015 11:52:00 AM
Put together an elegant dessert quickly with this recipe for a Ginger Chocolate Mousse Pie.
3/30/2015 10:45:00 AM
This simple, 11 step sleep ritual from Ayurveda Lifestyle Counselor, Shar Veda will get you on the path to healthy, restful sleep.
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.
3/19/2015 7:00:00 AM
The Three Gunas are key to unlocking Ayurveda Psychology. Choose quality, wholesome sensory impressions to aid in your journey to a happier and healthier life.
3/18/2015 2:46:00 PM
Typically viewed as a male problem, hair loss can be an emotional time for women who experience it. Discover potential causes and treatments available for female hair loss.
3/12/2015 7:00:00 AM
Discover which items you use on a daily basis are most likely to be covered in germs.
3/6/2015 10:06:00 AM
Please kids of all ages with these healthy Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies.
3/5/2015 12:37:00 PM
Eliminate foul, unwanted personal odors with natural odor eaters such as activated charcoal.
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.
2/9/2015 11:32:00 AM
The benefits of home birth outweigh the risks for many expectant mothers. These simple perks can help you decide if it’s the right choice for you and your family.
2/6/2015 8:00:00 AM
Keep delectable baked apples moist by wrapping them in parchment paper before baking.
2/3/2015 7:00:00 AM
This February marks American Heart Health month—discover 10 super heart-health tips from nutrition expert Jonny Bowden.
1/28/2015 7:00:00 AM
Commercial toothpastes and gels are not the only way to keep your mouth and teeth fresh and clean. Try these home remedies for healthy teeth and gums without the risky chemicals.
1/22/2015 7:00:00 AM
Ease your cold and flu symptoms this season with these tried-and-true natural remedies.
1/20/2015 7:00:00 AM
Live 2015 to the fullest by cultivating these eight healthy habits. With these mindful New Year’s resolutions you are sure to make this year your year.
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 3:21:00 PM
Keep things sexy with all-natural, non-toxic ‘XTC Get Wet,’ the first personal lubricant of its kind.
12/1/2014 11:16:00 AM
Don't let shyness rule your child's life--try these tips to overcome shyness and let yourself be happier.
11/28/2014 11:30:00 AM
Check out these health benefits of eating more curry!
11/25/2014 2:42:00 PM
Try these herbal remedies to treat urinary tract infections (UTIs).
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.
10/21/2014 3:47:00 PM
Adopting a healthy lifestyle—and keeping it—doesn’t happen overnight. Use these expert tips to build the foundation of life well-lived.
10/9/2014 8:00:00 AM
Consider bringing the health benefits of tea into your meals with these smart techniques and recipes for cooking with tea.
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 11:20:00 AM
All it takes is a few deliberate and creative tweaks to turn our living space into a healthful, stress-free environment. Follow these 10 simple solutions to do just that.
9/24/2014 10:32:00 AM
Cycling for just 30 minutes a day will not only make a profound difference on your health, but the health of your entire community. Ready on for five inspiring reasons to ride a bike today.
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.
8/21/2014 8:00:00 AM
Although we should limit our sugar consumption for health, coconut sugar is a healthier alternative to refined white sugar.
8/14/2014 8:00:00 AM
Try this tasty garden produce-friendly recipe, a delicious, easy and adaptable way to eat up your garden harvest.
8/13/2014 4:24:00 PM
Discover seven health benefits of blueberries, a tiny, nutrient-dense fruit that packs a powerful punch.
7/31/2014 8:00:00 AM
Organic spelt flour makes for a simple and healthier replacement for white flours in many recipes.
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.
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.
6/10/2014 3:41:00 PM
Opt for these five foods before hitting the gym for a better workout.
6/6/2014 11:31:00 AM
When the weather gets warm take your lunch outside. Try these healthy picnic foods, plus get a recipe for a simple pea pesto!
5/28/2014 10:00:00 AM
Learn how to naturally control garden pests while maintaining healthy soil.
5/13/2014 1:25:00 PM
Start your morning off right with this breakfast smoothie recipe packed with a serving of fruits and vegetables.
4/30/2014 3:50:00 PM
See how a mother of two young boys saves money on groceries while eating mainly fresh, organic food.
4/22/2014 11:38:00 AM
Skip these foods for a better mood, better energy and better overall mental health.
4/18/2014 10:13:00 AM
Skips the hazardous commercial varieties and opt for one of these five natural air freshener options.
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.
3/11/2014 12:50:00 PM
Find out what is oil pulling and how it can benefit your oral health.
3/7/2014 9:07:00 AM
Create a happy and healthy home with these helpful tips.
2/14/2014 12:08:00 PM
A local community supported agriculture farm in Midcoast Maine offers a sustainable lifestyle for members of the Belfast Ecovillage.
2/7/2014 11:06:00 AM
Start eating healthy with our tips from the September/October issue of Mother Earth Living.
1/31/2014 11:00:00 AM
Start living healthy with our tips for getting well and staying well.
12/27/2013 10:33:00 AM
This Roasted Vegetables Quesadilla recipe is easy to make and the whole family will enjoy it.
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.
11/21/2013 12:48:00 PM
Try this Green Smoothie recipe for a yummy, energizing drink packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytonutrients.
11/20/2013 10:32:00 AM
Spice up your holiday recipes with the warm spicy notes of Bhakti Chai concentrate in classic pecan pie, cozy egg nog and festive spiced nuts.
11/8/2013 11:59:00 AM
One blogger revels in the many ways that reusable cloth pads have changed her life.
9/24/2013 12:11:00 PM
Guest blogger Marcela De Vivo shares six ways that eating healthy can help you ace your exams.
9/13/2013 1:59:00 PM
The upcoming Seven Springs, Pennsylvania, Mother Earth News Fair promises hundreds of presentations on sustainable, self-reliant living; dozens of animals on display; delicious food; and tons of fun.
9/6/2013 3:40:00 PM
These five effective and useful products are among my top picks for a healthy, natural baby.
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.
7/19/2013 11:41:00 AM
Discover a few health benefits of watermelon, a favorite summertime treat.
7/15/2013 3:29:00 PM
Peruse our articles about healthy living from the July/August 2013 issue. In this issue we teach you how to enjoy your bountiful garden harvest all year; give you product recommendations to create a healthier, simpler, more self-sufficient home; show you simple solutions for quick breakfasts; discuss the basics of simple and affordable DIY body-care products; and much more!
7/5/2013 12:05:00 PM
Relieve sore muscles using ginger. Learn how to make a ginger compress in this video from Mother Earth Living Editor-in-Chief Jessica Kellner.
6/26/2013 9:21:00 AM
Don't forget to protect your skin this summer! Guest blogger Seleyn DeYarus discusses the importance of organic sunscreen for summertime enjoyment.
6/19/2013 10:44:00 AM
Soothe sunburned skin with an easy-to-make cold compress, pure aloe vera or other natural sunburn remedies.
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.
4/25/2013 3:03:00 PM
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.
4/23/2013 3:30:00 PM
A former international flight attendant shares her secrets to staying healthy and happy while flying.
4/19/2013 12:25:00 PM
Discover 10 natural remedies for allergies from author Michelle Schoffro Cook to make the spring allergy season more tolerable.
3/29/2013 3:55:00 PM
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!
3/29/2013 3:15:00 PM
Find relief from the discomfort of psoriasis with these herbs, lifestyle tips and general home remedies for psoriasis.
3/14/2013 3:09:00 PM
Try these three delicious, healthy recipes for a happy St. Patricks Day.
3/5/2013 10:40:00 AM
Lisa’s Organics, the maker of a line of certified organic vegetable frozen side dishes, has combined the highest-quality veggies with chef-inspired sauces that go from freezer to dinner plate in just five minutes.
2/28/2013 10:09:00 AM
Tackle chronic inflammation with anti-inflammatory herbs such as turmeric, ginger, boswellia and more.
2/5/2013 12:03:00 PM
One of our "14 Sustainable Food Companies You Can Trust," Plum Organics is good for your baby's health and the health of the planet.
1/29/2013 2:27:00 PM
Try these healthy, delicious party foods to serve at this year's Super Bowl festivities.
1/24/2013 11:20:00 AM
A healthier version of the classic rice risotto, delicious barley risotto is easy to make and fun to modify with whatever ingredients you have in your kitchen.
1/23/2013 9:03:00 AM
Take advantage of the health benefits of sweet potatoes with these tips.
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.
11/15/2012 3:31:00 PM
Protect your heart and brain and prevent cancer by eating grapes. Check out these five health benefits of grapes!
11/8/2012 2:16:00 PM
Did you know that plants have personalities? Discover the personality of the vervain plant and how it can help you.
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.
11/1/2012 4:41:00 PM
In an effort to help consumers find safer products, the Environmental Working Group has created an online guide that rates more than 2,000 household cleaners for safety of ingredients and disclosure of contents.
10/31/2012 5:13:00 PM
Uncover the ancient history of the vervain plant, a well-respected herb infamous for its medicinal uses all over the world.
10/16/2012 3:45:00 PM
Protect your eyes from age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma and cataracts with these foods for eye health.
8/15/2012 2:52:39 PM
Peppermint, one of the most widely known mints in North America, can be distilled to extract its essential oil. Use this oil to soothe indigestion, sore throats and much more.
8/6/2012 5:00:07 PM
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.
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.
7/24/2012 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 9:08:57 PM
Grow chervil with tarragon, chives and parsley for fresh fines herbes this gardening season.
7/18/2012 3:39:00 PM
Unlock the powers of antioxidant-rich tomatoes by checking out these many health benefits of tomatoes.
7/12/2012 9:23:39 AM
The 2012 Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 Lists from the Environmental Working Group helps shoppers limit their pesticide exposure while saving money.
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 11:19:00 AM
Salt can soak up stains, clean pots and pans and exfoliate skin. Check out these and other uses for salt!
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!
6/21/2012 10:09:00 AM
Packed with antioxidants and other important nutrients, beets offer a lot of benefits for our hearts, brain and overall health. Just check out these six health benefits of beets!
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.
6/7/2012 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 3:55:18 PM
According to new research, American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) may lower fatigue in cancer patients.
6/1/2012 4:09:13 PM
Diarrhea is an uncomfortable condition. Find relief with these natural home remedies for diarrhea.
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.
5/30/2012 1:38:41 PM
In the third in a series on potential toxins to avoid during pregnancy, Jessica discusses the dangers associated with use of retinol in skin products.
5/29/2012 4:01:15 PM
Soaking in an Epsom salt bath can help your body easily absorb magnesium, helping to relieve stress, soothe sore muscles and detox your body.
5/16/2012 4:00:25 PM
Today, the Environmental Working Group released its 2012 Sunscreen Guide. See where your favorite sunscreen sits on the list.
5/16/2012 12:22:49 PM
A new study from the Ecology Center found traces of lead, cadmium, BPA, phthalates and hazardous flame retardants in gardening products—and that chemicals in hoses leach into water.
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.
5/14/2012 3:19:12 PM
As nursery renovation begins, Jessica is just beginning an investigation into remodeling options.
5/9/2012 4:10:26 PM
The wild tomatillo plant may provide the compounds needed to win the fight against cancer.
5/9/2012 11:02:49 AM
Stay hydrated with these simple, sweet and refreshing infused water recipes using vanilla, fruit and herbs.
5/9/2012 10:32:57 AM
Munching on three bananas per day, or any potassium-rich food, could slash your risk of stroke.
5/2/2012 12:53:13 PM
Say cheers to the health benefits of cilantro.
4/25/2012 3:33:36 PM
In the second in a series on chemicals to avoid during pregnancy, Jessica discusses why and how to prevent dangerous pesticides and herbicides from entering our bodies and homes.
4/25/2012 9:08:49 AM
Feeling plugged up? Relieve constipation with these natural laxatives and home remedies for constipation.
4/20/2012 4:12:25 PM
In the first in a series of posts on the most important chemicals to avoid during pregnancy, Jessica discusses the dangers of BPA (bisphenol-A)exposure to developing babies.
4/18/2012 4:03:03 PM
Researchers have discovered patients can enjoy good heart health after bypass surgery with the help of turmeric.
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.
4/18/2012 10:32:57 AM
Gather herbs for crafting herbal remedies with our expert help. We share basic guidelines for determining the appropriate time of year to harvest each part of a plant and teach you how to harvest herbs from gardens.
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.
4/13/2012 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!
4/11/2012 3:29:30 PM
A study has found that healthy fats and oils may make fried foods better for you.
4/10/2012 5:20:20 PM
Healthy baby shopping begins with an investigation into nontoxic cribs. Check out these three solid wood options.
4/4/2012 2:26:35 PM
New research suggests lowering blood pressure may be as easy as eating foods with isoflavones.
4/4/2012 1:12:51 PM
Try this delicious recipe for salty, crunchy stinging nettle chips made fresh from the garden.
4/4/2012 11:49:35 AM
Researchers have added "antioxidants" to the list of popcorn health benefits.
4/3/2012 10:15:39 AM
Guest blogger Faith Moser shares four ways to reduce daily sugar consumption.
3/30/2012 4:28:00 PM
For a natural cleanse, try detox herbs such as dandelion, milk thistle, turmeric and more.
3/27/2012 12:48:36 PM
From a homemade furniture polish to a skin and hair conditioner, olive oil has many uses around the home. Just check out these 15 uses for olive oil!
3/21/2012 9:59:00 AM
Sodas cause abnormal weight gain and are laced with unpleasant ingredients like brominated vegetable oil and BPA. Need a reason to stop drinking soda? We’ll give you six.
3/14/2012 1:51:16 PM
More and more are joining the meatless movement. Find out what meatless dishes have to offer you.
3/14/2012 12:19:31 PM
The Ecology Center today released new research on toxic chemicals such as lead, arsenic and mercury in low-cost children's and adult jewelry.
3/14/2012 10:51:06 AM
Discover how one food group can help increase mental power as you age.
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.
3/9/2012 12:26:00 PM
Campbell’s Soup Company announces that will phase out use of the toxic chemical BPA from its soup can linings.
3/7/2012 10:21:09 AM
Learn how a calendula and lavender baby bar soap helped make child care a little easier for this blogger.
3/7/2012 10:01:09 AM
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.
3/5/2012 11:04:48 AM
Researchers may be able to add "improves mental function" to the long list of rosemary health benefits.
2/22/2012 3:48:14 PM
Although there are many workshops and classes available that will teach you how to “make your own” medicines and crafts, it's sometimes just as easy as snipping herbs and heading into the kitchen. This article is a quick how-to look on making medicinal oils.
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.
2/16/2012 4:30:53 PM
Use these five excellent resources for help planning a productive, healthy, money-saving vegetable garden this spring.
2/15/2012 2:00:21 PM
The root of the blue evergreen hydrangea may aid in the treatment of autoimmune disorders.
2/14/2012 4:35:00 PM
Packed with nutrients, fiber and antioxidants, pears make a delicious but healthful snack. Just check out these five health benefits of pears!
2/8/2012 4:14:17 PM
Learn how green tea can help make aging and wellness go hand-in-hand.
2/8/2012 12:24:36 PM
Organique by Himalaya, a line of pure personal care products made by Himalaya Herbal Healthcare, received the NPA Natural Standard Seal on all 20 products.
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 2:17:10 PM
Choose healthy whole grains for nutritionally complete and delicious vegetarian meals.
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.
2/1/2012 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.
1/26/2012 10:57:29 AM
Did you know that lemons can cut grease, brighten laundry and whiten fingernails? Discover these and many more uses for lemons!
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.
1/18/2012 4:12:46 PM
Researchers may have found the herb to stop tooth decay: licorice root.
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!
1/18/2012 2:40:36 PM
Starting an exercise program isn't as tough as you think! Just follow these simple tips to get moving.
1/16/2012 2:51:40 PM
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.
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.
12/28/2011 3:45:44 PM
Learn to protect yourself so you don't become one of the reported swine flu cases.
12/28/2011 2:47:11 PM
Feeling stressed is no fun! Drinking orange juice may help you stay a step ahead of everyday anxiety.
12/22/2011 8:51:59 AM
December 25th is right around the corner. If you’re looking for a last-minute gift this holiday season, make these Relaxing Sage and Lavender Bath Salts. This homemade gift is budget-friendly, is quick and easy to make and speaks from the heart.
12/21/2011 10:24:26 AM
Two Lousiana residents have died after using a neti pot incorrectly. Learn which mistakes to avoid.
12/19/2011 4:09:00 PM
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.
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 3:10:01 PM
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.
12/14/2011 2:00:45 PM
The Federal Drug Administration has issued a cilantro recall on a certain brand of the popular herb. Read on to keep your family safe.
12/14/2011 11:38:48 AM
If you suffer from bouts of anxiety, there’s no need to panic—or pop a prescription pill. Try these natural remedies for relieving anxiety.
12/7/2011 2:45:21 PM
Beat the winter blues with this warming mint hot chocolate recipe.
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.
11/29/2011 12:41:00 PM
Good for cleaning home and body, vinegar has many uses around the house, from cutting grease in the kitchen to softening hair and laundry.
11/28/2011 12:11:04 PM
If Thanksgiving weekend left you craving light, nutritious meals, try these recipes for winter-friendly salads.
11/22/2011 4:09:58 PM
Ease the symptoms of the common cold with herbs and other natural treatments.
11/22/2011 11:37:44 AM
Strengthen your immune system now with herbs for improved vitality and protection from stress and winter illness.
11/21/2011 2:30:00 PM
Packed with antioxidants and vitamins, carrots offer many health benefits, from maintaining healthy eyes to reducing the risk of cancer and cardiovascular disease.
11/17/2011 3:00:44 PM
Can't shake that cough? Clear whooping cough from your life with these natural home remedies for the treatment of whopping cough, also known as pertussis.
11/16/2011 12:21:39 PM
Experts provide a few more reasons why snacking on this sweet is good for your health.
11/9/2011 12:08:30 PM
This dish gives you the creamy goodness of mashed potatoes without all of the fat and sodium.
11/7/2011 4:14:29 PM
Prevent and treat heartburn at home with these natural remedies.
11/2/2011 11:24:55 AM
This recipe can warm you up on a cold night in December or nurse you back to health when your next head cold strikes.
11/1/2011 3:24:29 PM
Good for cleaning home and body, baking soda has many uses, from absorbing odors to keeping hair shiny and carpet fresh.
10/31/2011 3:16:46 PM
It's difficult to understand supplements when reputable sources just can't seem to get it right. The NPA recently challenged the Wall Street Journal about an article they published concerning dietary supplements. Read more.
10/26/2011 10:38:59 AM
It's not too late to plant cover crops to increase your garden soil's fertility and enhance garden beauty this winter.
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!
10/21/2011 4:41:48 PM
Catechins and other antioxidants in green tea boost our immune systems and help fight cold-weather colds, flu and viruses.
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 4:55:18 PM
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.
10/19/2011 3:05:36 PM
This scrumptious, all-natural recipe gives you a healthy option your taste buds will love.
10/19/2011 11:11:15 AM
Learn how to be health conscious when your candy cravings start this Halloween.
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 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.
10/12/2011 5:25:40 PM
Editor in Chief K.C. Compton interviews some experts who are spreading the word on herbs.
10/12/2011 11:48:31 AM
Ten percent of Americans opt out of their morning meals. Find out why chowing down may be the better option.
10/6/2011 3:55:27 PM
October means it’s time for Breast Cancer Awareness month—and a new onslaught of pinkwashing.
10/5/2011 12:26:23 PM
This recipe adds a few of our favorite spices to create a flavorful pumpkin seed unlike any you've tasted before.
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.
9/21/2011 2:30:10 PM
Don't let the fun of football season leave you fatter! Try these low-fat calories are your next tailgate instead.
9/21/2011 1:06:13 PM
Walking can provide you with countless health benefits, and it's fun too!
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 4:24:58 PM
A new study from the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Oxford finds that 15 minutes of laughter increases pain tolerance.
9/14/2011 12:11:32 PM
New research suggests that with every piece of chocolate you devour, your heart may get a little healthier.
9/14/2011 11:09:28 AM
Gray skies and frigid temperatures can leave you feeling down in the dumps. Here are a few ways to brighten your day even when the sun is nowhere in sight.
9/12/2011 3:32:00 PM
Packed with antioxidants and other healthy substances, apples boast a variety of health benefits, giving credence to the phrase “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.”
9/12/2011 8:35:53 AM
Childhood music lessons have long-term, positive effects on the brain.
9/7/2011 3:23:26 PM
Diabetes affects 25.8 percent of citizens in the United States. Learn how to avoid becoming just another statistic.
8/31/2011 12:56:11 PM
Learn how one blogger discovers the benefits of a peeving plant from her childhood.
8/30/2011 12:07:20 PM
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.
8/30/2011 11:56:34 AM
New research reveals the least and most obese states in America, with Colorado and West Virginia taking the top and bottom slots.
8/26/2011 12:18:20 PM
Rush Bowls are an all-natural blend of fruit and other natural ingredients frozen to perfection and served with a package of organic granola or gluten-free topping.
8/24/2011 3:29:24 PM
Adding recipes like this Vegan Cheesy Lasanga to your meal plan could do more than please your taste buds; it could also save your life.
8/24/2011 2:26:18 PM
Researchers have found a diet that may prevent heart disease.
8/19/2011 4:40:34 PM
A new report from Food Safety News finds that up to one-third of all honey in the U.S. is illegally imported from China and possibly contaminated with antibiotics and lead.