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More people are turning to natural products for the prevention and treatment of diseases. For many years, some cultures have been using live foods to promote good digestion. The common denominator among these dishes is acidophilus which is naturally ...

Adrenal Exhaustion
Adrenal exhaustion is also known as adrenal fatigue. Other names include hypoadrenia, non-Addison’s hypoadrenia and, in its most severe form, Addison’s disease. It is a modern condition that is associated with overwork and high stress, and it is ...

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
is one of the leading causes of visual impairment and blindness. There are two forms of this disease – the wet and the dry form, with the dry form being the most common

Alkaline Water
Water is water, right? Not necessarily. Alkaline water can help to create proper health in your body. Read on to learn more.

Aloe Vera
Aloe vera contains over 70 necessary ingredients and more than 200 biologically active elements including minerals, enzymes, polysaccharides, vitamins, biological stimulators, amino acids, and proteins. These work on the body in a number of ways to ...

Andrographis is a shrub found throughout India and other Asian countries that is sometimes referred to as “Indian Echinacea”. It is also known as the “King of Bitters”. Find out more about its health benefits.

Asthma is a disease that causes inflammation of the airways of the lungs and it can be caused by a range of factors such as genetics, the environment, infections, allergies, emotions, and even the foods that we eat

Attention Deficit Disorder
Attention deficit disorder (ADD) is the most commonly reported childhood behaviour disorder, and is characterised by poor attention span, impulsive behaviour, and hyperactivity in some children. It is most common in childhood but some sufferers carr...

Basil (ocimum basilicum) is an aromatic herb that is widely grown in Iran, India and other countries in Asia. Its leaves are light green in colour and resemble peppermint leaves.

Benefits of Fish Oil
Fish oil is the oil that derives from the flesh of many types of fish, including salmon, mackerel and tuna. It carries a host of health benefits to humans and may be sourced simply through the diet or via supplementation

Bifidobacterium is one of the friendly bacteria that naturally occurs in the intestines of both infants and adults and in the vaginal tract of adults. As one of the first good bacteria to colonise in the intestines of infants who are breastfed, bifid...

Is bloating sometimes a problem for you? It can cause pa

Blocked ears
Blocked ears are a common complaint in adults and children, frequently the result of an obstruction or infection of the ear canal. The most common blockages are often self-inflicted, the result of cotton buds being used to attempt to clean the ear ca...

Blood Sugar Levels
The levels of sugar in the blood are tightly controlled by the body and it is important that they are stable in order to achieve optimal wellbeing. But why is it so important to control blood sugar levels? Read on to learn more.

Brahmi (bacopa monnieri) is a perennial herb that has long been used in Ayurvedic medicine as a natural treatment for a wide range of ailments. This plant has thick and succulent leaves and small white flowers with 4 or 5 petals.

Brittle Nails
Do you find it hard to grow your nails or do you find that your nails are always breaking or splitting? You could be suffering from brittle nails. Read on to find out exactly what brittle nails are and what you can do to help the condition.

Many people have suffered from bronchitis at one point or another, and know the discomfort that it can cause. But what exactly is bronchitis and are there natural therapies that can help? Read on to learn more.

CHanges in your diet will certainly help to prevent and relieve Candida.

Chamomile is an herbal treatment that has been in use since the times of ancient Greece, Egypt, and Rome. There are two different species of chamomile that are used – German and Roman chamomile. Both strains have the same effect and are extremely s...

You may not have heard of it before but chlorella is one superfood that has a whole host of nutritional benefits. Read on to find out more.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Is an illness that affects both the brain and bodily systems. It is characterised by fatigue that is not alleviated by rest ...

Cinnamon is a well known spice used in cooking, but did you know that it can also be used therapeutically? Cinnamon actually has a wide range of health benefits. Read on to learn more.

Colloidal Silver
Colloidal silver is a powerful, natural substance that can be used for all sorts of conditions. In fact, it is one of the strongest natural antibiotics known to man.

Congestive Heart Failure
Congestive heart failure is a condition suffered by many Australian people but, while it is scary, it can be managed by natural therapies in conjunction with standard treatments. Natural therapies can help to make your life more comfortable if you h...

Coriander (Coriandrum Sativum) is an herb that is believed to have been originally grown in the Mediterranean, and is generally used around the world as a condiment, flavouring and garnishing in dishes.

Coughs and Chest Infections
Coughing is your body's natural way of expelling an irritant, like germs and virus, in your lungs and throat. Coughing is not a disease in itself, but a symptom of an underlying health problem. If you are coughing for prolonged periods, it is best to...

Dandruff or Psoriasis in the Hair
Dandruff is defined as excessive scaling of the dead skin on the scalp. It is characterised by flakes of skin that range from small and white to large, greasy and yellow. Itchy flaking may appear on the scalp or eyebrows, or around the hairline, ea...

Depression is a mental state that is characterized by low moods, and feelings of sadness, despair or discouragement. Depression that is long lasting is known as clinical depression.

Depression is a mental state that is characterized by low moods, and feelings of sadness, despair or discouragement. Depression that is long lasting is known as clinical depression.

Depression and Herbal Medicine
Herbal medicine can be a very effective remedy for depression. Read on for more information.

Diabetes and Kids
Diabetes is a disorder in which the body can no longer process blood sugar (glucose). This is because diabetics can no longer produce insulin, a hormone produced in the pancreas that aids in the regulation of glucose in the body. The glucose can th...

Digestion is the process through which the body gets the nutrients that it needs to run as its best. Learn about how the digestive system works and what you can do to help keep it running efficiently.

Diuretics are simply things that help the body to get rid of sodium and water. These can be in the form of medication or there are natural diuretics. Read on to find out more.

Many women suffer from menstrual cramps just before and during their menstrual period, a condition known as ‘dysmenorrhoea’.

Echinacea is a well known natural remedy that is mainly used for the treatment of colds and flu. It is a great infection fighter and natural antibiotic. Read on to learn more about its benefits.

Eczema Treatments
Eczema is also known as atopic eczema, atopic dermatitis, and infantile eczema. However, while it is an uncomfortable condition, there are some natural therapies that can help.

Emu Oil
Emu oil has been used by the Aborigines for thousands of years due to its healing properties

It is a painful condition that affects a surprising number of women, but the good news is that there are natural ways of managing the condition.

Essences - Flower, Bush and Shell
Understand Herbal Essences and their uses, benefits and how to choose the right one for you

Do you often hurt all over and feel exhausted? If you’ve been to the doctor and they haven’t been able to find anything specifically wrong with you then it’s possible that you are suffering from fibromyalgia. If this is the case, then you do not ha...

Fluid Retention
Do you sometimes feel bloated? Maybe your shoes are tighter than normal or your ring isn’t fitting quite right. It’s probably fluid retention. While it is uncomfortable, there are some natural ways to find relief.

Fresh Breath
Do you ever worry that your breath may sometimes smell less than its best? Don’t rely on traditional mouthwashes and sprays. There are some natural remedies that will ensure that your breath always smells sweet.

Ginkgo Biloba
Ginkgo biloba is a well known herbal remedy that is particularly popular for the effect that it has on the brain. But what exactly is it and what are all the benefits that it has? Read on to learn more.

Gotu Kola
Gotu kola (centella asiatica) is an herb that is a member of the parsley family. Gotu kola grows well in water and has small fan-shaped green leaves with white or light purple-to-pink flowers.

Gum Disease
Gum disease (periodontitis) is a serious gum infection that damages the soft tissue and bone which support your teeth. Gum disease, if untreated, can lead to tooth loss and increases your risk of heart attack, stroke and other serious health problems...

Hair Loss
If you are experiencing hair loss, there are some natural therapies that can help, so try not to worry too much.

Hair Loss and Herbal Medicine
Herbal medicine can be an effective hair loss treatment. Read on for more.

Everyone suffers from a headache at some point in their lives but there is no need to turn straight to drugs to get rid of the pain. Medication is not an optimal treatment choice as it just masks the symptoms, rather than addressing the cause of the...

Health Benefits Of Korean Ginseng
Korean ginseng is a perennial herb that has been used for thousands of years as a natural antidote for various illnesses. The only part of the Korean ginseng that possesses health giving qualities is its root. The older the root, the more potent it i...

Heartburn is an uncomfortable condition that has afflicted most people at one time or another. However, there is no need to rely on antacids or other medication to deal with it. There are some great natural remedies and prevention methods that will...

Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver and the leading cause of liver damage worldwide. In many cases, hepatitis has led to life-threatening diseases such as liver cancer and cirrhosis.

Herbal Medicine and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
Herbal Medicine is one of many natural treatment options used for treating a range of conditions, including Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)

Herbal Medicine and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
In treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome, herbal medicine can be a very effective option.

Herbal Medicine for Addiction
erbal medicine aims to treat addictions through the use of herbs.

Herbal Medicine for Allergies
Herbal medicine can help to treat the symptoms and severity of allergic reactions.

Herbal Medicine for Asthma
Herbal medicine is one of an array of natural therapies that are used to alleviate a range of conditions, including asthma.

Herbal Medicine for Eczema
Herbal medicine is one of a range of natural therapies that are used to treat the symptoms or effects of ailments and conditions such as eczema.

Herbal Medicine for Fertility
Certain herbs directly enhance fertility levels, whilst other herbs act a general health tonic to the body as a whole.

Herbal Medicine for Osteoporosis
Herbal medicine is one of a range of natural therapies utilised in the treatment of ailments and conditions, including osteoporosis.

Herbal Pick-Me-Ups
Leave the coffee and choose a herbal remedy to revitalise and rejuvenate you!

Herbal Remedies to Quit Smoking
Quitting smoking could be the smartest decision you ever make and there are many herbal remedies that can help you to quit smoking.

Herbal Tea Benefits
Herbal teas are renowned for their benefits but what benefits do herbal teas actually have and why are they so advantageous to our health? Read on to find out more.

Herbs for Immunity
Herbs to help stregthen your immune system getting you through the winter season

Herbs for Women’s Health
Definitions and information on herbs that are great for Women's Health

How To Find The Right Course To Study
Natural therapy or natural medicine is an alternative approach used to treat diseases by helping the body heal itself. Its methods have gained popularity because these are natural and non-invasive.

Improving Your Brain Power
Using herbs, foods, teas and tonics to improve your brain functions

Infertility describes the inability of a couple to conceive a child, which is the primary symptom of this condition. `

Irritable Bowel Syndrome
characterised by abdominal pain, cramping, and changes in your bowel function, such as bloating, gas, diarrhea and constipation

The extract of jasmine flower oil is a popular fragrance used in aromatherapy for stress relief. It is reputed to sedate the nervous system, and is therefore prescribed for a wide range of emotional conditions. It is also a popular ingredient in pe...

When most people think of liquorice, they think of the lolly but it is also a remedy that has many health benefits. Read on to find out if it can be of use to you.

Lupus occurs when the immune system begins to attack the body’s tissues, causing inflammation and damage

Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in the body and performs a host of important health functions

Making Your Own Herbal Teas
Herbal teas are popular and are a great way to get the medicinal benefits of many different herbs

Male Pattern Baldness
Male pattern baldness is something that affects many men. Read on to find out more about how it occurs, and what options you have as far as treatment is concerned.

Mastitis is a painful infection that affects many new mothers. However there are ways to relieve the pain naturally, and best of all, you can keep breastfeeding baby safely. Read on to learn more.

Menopause Naturally
There are conventional treatments available but if you prefer not to use these, there are plenty of natural therapies that are of help

Metabolic Typing
Every person has a unique biochemical makeup, with different nutritional requirements. Metabolic typing acknowledges these differences between people and thus optimises your health. Read on to learn more.

Mint (menthe) is a popular Mediterranean herb that is known for its cool, breath freshening properties. As such, it is a favourite flavour found in toothpastes, chewing gums, mouthwashes, breath sprays, candies and even inhalers.

Natural ADD Treatments
In treating Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), natural treatments are increasingly sought out for their relative lack of side effects.

Natural Allergy Treatments
Many people seek allergy relief with the help of natural therapies that function by reducing the severity of specific allergy symptoms.

Natural Arthritis Treatments
What Natural Therapies will aid the managment of Arthritis

Natural Asthma Treatments
There are many natural treatments which may be effective in treating asthma. Read on for more.

Natural Hair Loss Treatments
Many people are turning to natural hair loss treatments to remedy baldness and hair thinning. Read on for more about natural hair loss treatments.

Natural Health Treatments for Fungal Infections
Natural health treatments for fungal infections of the skin are a safe and effective way of getting rid of these afflictions. Fungi are a natural part of our body, and typically occur on our skin, which is their primary food source.

Natural Infertility Treatments
There are a wide range of natural treatments which can assist with infertility. Read on to find out more.

Natural Treatments for Addiction
There are many complementary therapies that may be used in conjunction with traditional medical treatment to relieve symptoms of addiction withdrawal.

Natural Treatments for Bronchitis
There are many natural treatments available to assist with bronchitis.

Natural Treatments for Irritable Bowel Syndrome
There is no cure for IBS, though there are a range of natural treatments to help sufferers.

Natural Treatments for Osteoporosis
A range of natural treatments or medicines offer hope for osteoporosis sufferers.

Natural Treatments for Sore Muscles
Before popping a pill, you might like to try these natural remedies for aching muscles

Nutrient Deficiency
After a long and hectic day, you are exhausted - could a nutrient deficiency be behind your fatigue?

Oolong Tea
Oolong tea is being touted for its health benefits, namely its effects in helping with weight loss. But why is oolong tea so good for us?

The word “osteoporosis” literally means porous bones and it occurs when bones lose too much of their protein and mineral content – especially calcium.

Most people shudder when they think of parasites that could be potentially living in their body, and for good reason. Parasites can be responsible for a number of health problems; however, there is no need to live with them. There are methods that ...

Parsley (Petroselinum hortense) has its origins in the East Mediterranean part of Southern Europe, where its leaves have been used as an ingredient in dishes and as breath freshener.

Pau D’Arco
Pau d’arco or Taheebo is a broad-leaf evergreen tree that grows in rain forests throughout Latin America. It has extremely hard wood, and as such is resistant to disease and decay.

PMS – Premenstrual Syndrome
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS), also known as Premenstrual Tension (PMT), is the name that is used to describe a collection of physical and emotional symptoms that affect women before the start of menstruation.

Pre Eclampsia
Pre eclampsia is a dangerous combination of high blood pressure, fluid retention, and high levels of protein in the urine of women after their 20th week of pregnancy. It is sometimes called toxemia and it affects roughly 1 in 20 pregnant women. If ...

Prevention Using Natural Therapies
Having regular natural therapy treatments can prevent you from becoming ill or dis-eased

Properties of Slippery Elm
Slippery elm (ulmus fulva) is a tree that originated in North America where its inner bark has been used by Native Americans for centuries as treatment for a wide range of illnesses.

Prostate Cancer
Prostate cancer is a disease that affects many males. While conventional treatment is a must, there are some natural therapies that may be of benefit.

Receding Gums
Receding gums are as unsightly as they are unhealthy. Oftentimes, having receding gums is an indication of poor oral health. The gums in your mouth are made up of soft tissues that are susceptible to inflammation and damage. Gums may recede due to to...

Red Clover
Advanced nations in the west are looking more and more to eastern practices for natural therapies as an alternative to modern medicines. One such practice involves the use of red clover for treating common illnesses.

Restless Legs Syndrome
Do you find that you have trouble getting to sleep or staying asleep because of a need to move your legs? You may be suffering from restless legs syndrome. Read on to find out more about what it is and what natural therapies may be of help to you.

If you suffer from rosacea, there are some natural treatments that you can try in order to improve the condition.

Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) is a herb of Mediterranean origin that is generally used for seasoning soups, stews, meat and fish. The essential oil of this aromatic herb is also used in cosmetic products such as skin toners.

Sinusitis can be a cause of misery for many people but the good news is that there are some natural ways that you can ease the discomfort. However, some of the remedies that are outlined here can be very potent and it is recommended that you always ...

Sore Throats
A sore throat is one of the most common complaints of people who visit a health professional. A dry and itchy throat usually signals the onset of a virus, the flu or a cold.

Stomach Cramp
Stomach cramp is painful, sometimes to the point of being debilitating but there is no need to rely on traditional medication to ease the pain. There are some great natural remedies that can be very effective.

Stress can be defined as a change that causes strain physically, emotionally or psychologically.

Stress can be defined as a change that causes strain physically, emotionally or psychologically.

Tennis Elbow
Tennis elbow is a common injury but, despite the name, it is not just caused by playing tennis. It can be caused by any repetitive action of the arm and can be defined as a form of tendonitis. However, you don’t have to rely on medications to manag...

The Effects of Alcohol
Alcohol is a part of Australian culture, with most adults enjoying a drink from time to time. But it is important to remember that alcohol is a drug, and as such it has effects

The Importance of Vitamin D
The Importance of Vitamin D, which is also known as the sunshine vitamin

The Vitamin Myth
Many people take a vitamin supplement daily – believing in the power it has to increase health

Thyroid problems can cause symptoms such as increased allergies, skin problems, fatigue, nervousness, gastrointestinal problems, sleeping too much or too little, gaining or losing weight...

Traditional Chinese Medicine - An Easy Guide
A Brief Explanation of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Urinary Incontinence
ncontinence occurs when either the muscles or the nerves controlling the bladder fail to work properly

Whey Products
Whey is a great source of minerals and digestive bacteria. It is great for fermenting vegetables and for recipes such as kimchi, sauerkraut, and beet kvass. You can also drink it when you have an upset stomach. Whey protein and products provide re...

Why Medication May Not Help with Depression
Are you a sufferer of depression? Then you may be interested to know that medication may not be the cure-all that you may have hoped. Read on to learn more about why medication may not help with depression.