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.

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.


Try This at Home: What Are Essential Oils?

By The Herb Companion staff

Essential oils have several uses, including boosting your mood and amplifying the strength of your natural cleaners.

Build an Herbal First Aid Kit: Natural Remedies for Burns, Food Poisoning and Other Ailments

By Melissa Corkhill

Treat common ailments at home with an herbal first aid kit packed with natural remedies for treating burns, food poisoning, cuts and wounds, bites and stings, and more.

Natural Energy Boosters

By Mother Earth Living staff

Give yourself a pick-me-up with smart habits and natural energy boosters.

A Healthier Hearth, A More Efficient Fireplace

By Alli Kingfisher and Kelly Lerner

Conventional fireplaces can be inefficient and pollute the air inside your home. Use our tips to warm winter’s chill with a green, efficient fireplace.