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.

Cheap Cleaning Tricks: Cleaning with Essential Oils

By Nancy Christie

Savor scents without the toxins by incorporating these essential oils for cleaning and making DIY natural cleaners.

Ask the Doctor: 8 Herbs for Arthritis

By Linda B. White, M.D.

Reach for these herbs for arthritis to ease pain and reduce inflammation naturally.

Herb Basics 101: Herbal A Go-Go Morning Shake

By The Herb Companion Staff

Try this delicious breakfast shake to start off your day.

Toxic Laundry Detergent Ingredients to Avoid

By Sarah Lozanova

Conventional laundry products often contain toxic chemicals that can harm you and the environment. Use our guide to help lighten your load.


Detox Menu for a Spring Cleanse

By Elson Haas, M.D.

If you’re feeling sluggish or sub-par, refresh your body with a spring cleanse. Get started with this detox menu and cleansing tea!

Natural Cold Remedies for Congestion, Coughs and Sore Throat

By Anne McIntyre

Grow your own natural cold remedies for treating congestion, coughs and sore throat with recipes for a sore throat gargle, steam inhalation and herbal honey.

Make Your Own Medicine: Homemade Cough Drops

By K.C. Compton

Find relief from that wracking cough with homemade cough remedies. This recipe for horehound candy cough drops will get you started.

Cheap Cleaning Tricks: Choose a Nontoxic Cleaner

By Allison Martin

Take control of the chemicals in your house by choosing a nontoxic cleaner, or making your own cleaning products.