Topic: Natural Alternatives

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Herbal Essence

Tinctures are an essential element of traditional herbal medicine. By soaking the bark, berries, leaves or roots of certain medicinal plants in grain alcohol, vinegar

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Flexible and Functional

If you have watched a volleyball game, bicycle race or other competitive sport, you’ve probably seen strips of tape covering athletes’ knees, backs and shoulders

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Healing with Aloe Vera

Anyone who has experienced a sunburn is probably familiar with the soothing properties of aloe vera. However, the benefits of aloe vera don’t stop there.

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DIY: Homemade Lip Balm

Chapped or dry lips? Supply your family, friends and neighbors with the gift of a natural lip balm. “Homemade is less expensive than store-bought, and

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Off to Dreamland

We all want restful, restorative sleep, the kind of sleep we got as a child. As we get older, however, restful sleep can become elusive.

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No Shampoo for You?

Have you read the ingredients list on your shampoo bottle lately? Traditional hair care products seem more like chemical cocktails than the luscious elixirs for

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Fire Cider

Samantha Roberts of Home and Hearth Herbs in Ashland recommends fire cider to boost the immune system. It is easy to make at home or

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Recovery with Cupping

When gold-medal swimmer Michael Phelps showed up at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro with what looked like big, reddish-purple polka dots on

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Soul Food

Soul Food

Nutrition for the body, in ancient Indian philosophy, is secondary to nourishment of the soul. Essential to Ayurveda are the in food, from the moment

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Sept. 2020 TOC:

  • Take to the River: Social distance on the water
  • Menobelly & Metabolism: Hormone changes and weight gain during menopause
  • Flexible & Functional: How KT tape works with the body to offer support and lessen pain
  • This Little Piggy: With the proper care, guinea pigs can be an endearing home companion
  • Pump Up and Push Through: Pushup variations build upper body strength
  • Mama Mia, Zucchini! 5 ways to enjoy abundant zucchini and summer squash
  • The Skinny on Sweeteners: Choosing natural sugars can have health benefits