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.

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.

The Harmful Effects of Plastic on Human Health and the Environment

By Jacob Deva Racusin and Ace McArleton

Plastics are a part of our daily lives. Unfortunately, that doesn’t mean they’re safe or responsible. A closer understanding of the harmful effects of plastic will empower us to improve their toxic footprint. 


Natural Stress Relievers

By Linda B. White, M.D.

Enlist these herbal allies to help you handle daily stress.

Cheap Cleaning Tricks: Homemade All-Purpose Cleaner with Lavender Recipe

By Allison Martin

Disinfect your home naturally with this homemade all-purpose cleaner.

Cheap Cleaning Tricks: Clean with Lavender, a Natural Disinfectant

By Allison Martin

Make your entire abode smell like summer by cleaning with lavender oil.

Herb to Know: Heart-Healthy Hibiscus Sabdariffa

By Justine Patton

Known for its crimson beauty, this tropical native is gaining recognition as a go-to herb for heart health.