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.

Fresh Clips: Browse Herbal Beers

By Lauren Holt

Herbal Beers: Ancient brews were made with a staggering variety of herbs.

Herbs for Health: Nutritional Supplements

By Steven Foster

This issue, learn about new studies on garlic, ginseng and castor beans.

Herbs for Health: Cranberry Benefits

By Steven Foster

Cranberry juice can be an effective preventative for urinary tract infections.

What's Lurking in Your Water? Protect Yourself from Chemicals in Tap Water

By Dr. Myron Wentz and Dave Wentz

An estimated 60,000 chemicals are used within the United States, many of which find their way into our streams, rivers, lakes and, ultimately, our water supply. It's time for a wake-up call and a direct approach to avoid what’s unacceptable in our water while taking positive action to protect ourselves.


The Sound of Silence: How to Reduce Home Noise

By Robyn Griggs Lawrence

Loud neighbors, lumbering trucks, barking dogs, construction crews—the world’s a noisy place. But with a few simple fixes, you can turn your loud home into a quiet, serene haven.

Body & Soul: Ace Parenting With Our Product Guide

By The Herb Companion staff

Don’t have time to whip up our recipes? You can soothe diaper rash, calm colic and care for stretch marks with these Herb Companion picks.  

Body & Soul: Soothe Stretch Marks

By Brigitte Mars and Chrystle Fiedler

Stretch marks are common after pregnancy. It’s important to lubricate your body daily to prevent them. Try our Pregnant Belly Butter.

Body & Soul: Natural Remedies for Babies

By Brigitte Mars and Chrystle Fiedler

Fight ear infections, soothe teething pain, calm colic, moisturize cradle cap and remedy diaper rash with these natural remedies for babies.