Beyond the Latte: Pumpkin and Health

Pumpkins aren't just a seasonal delicacy! They're also a natural source of vitamin A and the amino acid tryptophan, and contain plenty of other health benefits.

Choosing Healthy Beauty Products

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.

DIY Pillows: How to Refresh Old Pillows

The three Rs—reduce, reuse and recycle—take on a whole new meaning when you think of creative ways to use things you have around the house to make something new. Learn how to refresh sad pillows, and even make new do-it-yourself ones, out of existing items you have lying around the house.

Purify Your World with Activated Charcoal

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

3 New Natural Products from Expo West 2013

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.

The History of Echinacea, Part 2

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.

The History of Echinacea, Part 1

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.

Discovering the Purslane Plant, Part 3

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.

Discovering the Purslane Plant, Part 2

Uncover even more information about the vitamin-rich weed purslane, including useful recommendations from renowned herbalists all over the world.

Natural Home Remedies for Gout

Treat gout, a painful disorder that affects the joints, by controlling inflammation and lowering uric acid levels with these home remedies for gout.

Discovering the Purslane Plant, Part 1

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.

Portulaca Oleracea: Growing Garden Purslane

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!

Pura Kiki Introduces New Silicone Bottle Sleeves

Pura Stainless, the global leader in innovative BPA-free stainless steel beverage bottles, announces the addition of a new line of silicone bottle sleeves to its Kiki product line.

Eco-Candles from Aroma Naturals

While other candle companies are still adding synthetic fragrances to their candles and claiming to be natural, Aroma Naturals candles are made from 100 percent pure plant aromas and natural vegetable waxes (VegePure).

DIY: Multipurpose Skin Care Tea

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. 

A Green Home: Repurposed Clothing: Skirt into Shirt

Have a skirt with a tear or a stain? Don't compost it - re-make it! A few simple cuts and stitches and you can re-purpose your worn out wardrobe into a new closet full of new fashions. Start by turning a skirt into a halter top.

A Green Home: Pillowcase Pegboard

A pillowcase and foam board are all you need for a simple, cheap and environmentally friendly way to organize notes and lists in this project.

Green Your Life: DIY Repurposed Bird Feeders

The weather outside is frightful, and feeding birds is so delightful. All it takes to make one of these great bird feeders is a dip in the recycling bin, bird seed and a little creativity. 

Green Your Life: Bottle Cutting 101

Whether you’re searching for unique gifts for loved ones or just need a little snow day entertainment, look no further than a bottle cutting kit. It may sound complicated, but a little patience and a steady hand are all it takes to master this useful art. 

Make it Green: How to Repurpose Old Picture Frames

I’m no stranger to moving. As a recent college graduate, I’ve moved four times in five years. After the hassle of packing, hauling and lifting all of my stuff, the part of a move that I look forward to the

Green Your Life: Repurpose Your Extra Glass

Get inspired by these tips and make something useful out of your used glass instead of just recycling it. From wine bottles to baby food jars, you’ll find a repurposing project that suits your recycling bin.

Green Fashion: First World Trash

Natural Home editorial intern Kirsten Hudson reviews First World Trash’s bags and purses made from recycled materials.

Styling Tools: Pure Heat Tools Wet-to-Dry Flat Iron

Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews the newest styling tools from Pure Heat Tools. The Pure Heat Tools Wet-to-Dry Flat Iron is lightweight, made of recycled materials and is minimally packaged in recycled cardboard.

Eco-Decor Delights: Plates with Purpose

Made from recycled glass and handcrafted in Pennsylvania, Plates with Purpose helps raise money and awareness for a wide variety of nonprofit partners.

Naturally Clean: All-Purpose Cleaner

Natural, eco-friendly cleaners are great for your family and for the planet. Try our formula for a natural, herbal all-purpose cleaner.

Shopping the Virtual Global Marketplace

Jessica discusses whether going green is more than just feeling good about the stuff we buy, and chats about the "virtual global marketplace" she uses to help make wise shopping decisions.