Natural Health

You’ve probably heard of a colon cleanse. Now, we are going to discuss what benefits you can receive from a cleansing of the liver. Should you do it? After reading about some of the benefits below, you decide.

The colon is cleansed to remove all of the gunk that has accumulated there. It is said that many people have at least six pounds of undigested red meat in their intestines.

Yuck! Cleansing removes this food that can cause the digestive system to move slowly and you to feel bloated or worse.

The liver can stand to have a cleansing from time to time as well. It is a filtering gland that produces bile to remove toxins and break down food. When we consume unhealthy foods and beverages, the liver has to work that much harder to keep our blood clean. Continue reading

The Health Benefits of TeaHave you noticed lately that drinking tea is becoming very popular? Many health sites are promoting the benefits of drinking more tea and less coffee.

Tea is a wonderful drink. It tastes great, there are lots of varieties available and many cultures have been drinking tea for centuries. Just look at how much tea people in countries such as China, Japan, India and Europe drink. This trend is now spilling over into North America like crazy.

Green tea has been around for a very long time and is one of the best teas that you can drink for your health. It is known for helping your body eliminate free radicals, it’s great for weight loss and contains anti-aging properties. Most of the health benefits of tea come from EGCG, [Epigallocatechin Gallate] which is a very powerful and natural antioxidant. Continue reading

Natural Remedies for Arthritis and Joint PainEverything old may be new again, particularly in finding the effectiveness of natural remedies for arthritis and joint pain. Whether your pain is from arthritis, bursitis, tendonitis or rheumatoid arthritis, herbal remedies may provide relief that is inexpensive and easier to tolerate than some prescription medications.

Camphor oil has been used since ancient times to sooth aches, pains and injuries. You can mix camphor oil with oil of peppermint or coconut oil and warm it slightly before applying.

Apply it to the painful area in a gentle, circular motion and then cover it for twenty minutes with a soft cloth – flannel is a good choice. The smell is comforting to many people, too. Most any aromatic oil can be mixed with the camphor to suit your preference. Continue reading