Health and Wellness

Prevent disease, treat ailments and live a naturally healthy lifestyle with our health tips, natural remedies, recipes for homemade beauty products and more.

Sugar Detox: How to Reduce Cravings and Manage Withdrawal

By Elson M. Haas, MD

The use of sugar in our culture re-sembles the use of a drug and can be treated as such. For a successful sugar detox, learn how to how reduce sugar cravings and manage sugar withdrawal.


The Ban List: 7 Ingredients to Avoid in Personal-Care Products

By Ginevra Holtkamp

Knowing the most important ingredients to avoid in personal-care products can help you make healthy, informed decisions next time you’re browsing the aisles.


Nature Therapy: The Health Benefits of a Natural Environment

By Richard Louv

Nature therapy, or contact with a natural environment, may help humans ward off and recover from illnesses, fight depression and even avoid obesity.


4 Wicked Bugs: Mosquitoes, Chigger Mites and More

By Amy Stewart

Whether you consider bugs friends or foes, you’ll love this excerpt from “Wicked Bugs” that explores the world of diabolical insects.


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Natural Mosquito Control Methods

By Barbara Pleasant

Repel mosquitoes naturally with chemical-free, natural mosquito control methods for a more enjoyable summer.


Natural Remedies for a Travel First Aid Kit

By Natural Home & Garden Staff

Pack these multipurpose natural remedies for a travel first aid kit for treating minor illnesses, scrapes and irritations that threaten to derail vacation enjoyment.


Ask the Doctor: Herbs for Headaches

By Gina Mohammed, Ph.D.

Heal your aching head with these herbal remedies.


Make Your Own Medicine: Sage Tincture Recipe

By The Herb Companion staff

Gargle with this sage tincture at the first sign of a cold.