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 Healing: Herbal Research Updates

By Kathi Keville

Recent studies in the herbal world.

Natural Healing: Understanding Salt and Sodium

By Ann Louise Gittleman, Ph.D., C.N.S.

It is important to know sodium's role before you can smartly use it in your regular diet.

Herb Basics: Peppermint Benefits

By The Herbs for Health Staff

Learn about the benefits of peppermint and how to use it in tea, tincture, or extract.

Make Herbal Tea with Chamomile and Linden Flowers

By The Herb for Health Staff

This herbal tea recipe is ideal for soothing frazzled nerves and calming your hectic thoughts.


Make Your Own Medicine: Making Tinctures

By The Herb Companion staff

Herbal tinctures are easy to make. Combine a teaspoon of healing tincture with water or fruit juice for an herbal home remedy.

Cures in Your Cupboard: Herbal Remedies for Common Ailments

By The Herb Companion Staff

To ward off common ailments, turn to your kitchen before your drugstore. Many culinary herbs offer impressive healing properties—medicine’s never tasted so good!

Top Ingredients to Avoid in Personal Care Products

By Kelly Lerner and Alli Kingfisher

Not sure which ingredients to avoid on lotion, shampoo and deodorant labels? Use our handy guide to buy with confidence.

Q & A: Natural Anxiety Relief

By Kathi Keville and Robert Rountree

Professional herbalists offer supplement herbs and aromatherapy to help relieve anxiety attacks.