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.


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.