Peppermint has been used as a herbal medicine for thousands of years. Dried leaves found in Egyptian pyramids have been carbon dated back to 1,000 BC. Modern science increasingly confirms the therapeutic potential of this plant for disease prevention and treatment.
Recently, Politifact.com, a website run by the Poynter Institute, ran an article titled, “No, anti-vaccination meme is way off on vaccine testing,” claiming that the meme above posted on our facebook page on April 15th was false.
For decades, doctors recommended a so-called “baby” or "low-dose" aspirin to prevent heart attacks and stroke. New research shows that his practice is outdated, and may have life-threatening side effects, including deadly brain bleeding.
Today a jury in Oakland, California awarded more than $2 billion to a couple who charged that Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused their cancer. How will Bayer continue to sustain such punishment without filing bankruptcy?
A new study sheds light on just how dismally incorrect is the statement "measles vaccines are highly effective."
For decades it was believed that brain regeneration was not possible. But an accumulating body of research now reveals that common foods such as broccoli contain compounds capable of stimulating the repair and renewal of nerve tissue.
When chemo fails, or worse, feeds the cancer, the immense healing power of food may be the only hope left.
When it comes to dietary superfoods, there may be nothing on Earth that packs as much healing power into as small a package as the sesame seed
A common food oil has been found to have antifungal properties that could literally save lives.
Two of the Western world's most popular foods have been implicated in immune mediated brain damage.
A promising new study confirms that the simple act of sweating may go a long way in removing dangerous industrial chemicals from our bodies.
You hear a lot about 'natural healing' these days, but did you know that a sizable body of scientific literature actually supports the idea that natural medicine is safer and more effective than conventional, drug-based medicine?
Two highly concerning clinical studies in four years reveal that Tylenol not only kills pain but human empathy as well, adding soul-deadening properties to its well known list of serious side effects.
The orange is both a literal and symbolic embodiment of the sun, from whose light it is formed. As a whole food it irradiates us with a spectrum of healing properties, the most prominent of which some call "vitamin C activity," but which is not reducible to the chemical skeleton known as 'ascorbic acid.' Science now confirms the orange has a broad range of medicinal properties, which is why the ancients knew it both as a food and a medicine.
Aspirin's long held promises are increasingly falling flat. A natural, safer and more effective alternative to this synthetic drug has been known about for at least two decades!
Millions of women undergo them annually, but few are even remotely aware of just how many dangers they are exposing themselves to in the name of prevention, not the least of which are misdiagnosis, overdiagnosis and the promotion of breast cancer itself.
When conventional cancer medicine fails to produce positive outcomes, a humble little seed comes to the rescue.
We all want to live a long life, but did you know eating these simple foods has been proven scientifically to prevent and in some cases reverse the #1 cause of death in the modern world?
Massage is one of the best ways to pamper yourself, but did you know that a massage can be extremely toxic? Unless you know what questions to ask, your massage could include a significant dose of crude oil distillates and hormone-mimicking chemicals that are on the world watch-list of carcinogens, but are somehow still allowed into your personal care products
A powerful clinical study shows that pennies worth of magnesium a day provides an effective, safe, affordable alternative to dangerous and relatively ineffective pharmaceutical antidepressants.
The FDA’s newest drug approval for the postpartum depression begs the question: can patented drugs really provide a solution to a problem whose origins are not solely physical?
A federal jury in San Francisco has found that Monsanto’s weed-killer glyphosate was “a substantial factor” in causing a man’s cancer, delivering a major new blow to the agrochemical giant now owned by Bayer who acquired it last year.
Once marketed by Bayer as "The wonder drug that works wonders," aspirin's profound toxicity and potentially deadly side effects can no longer be hidden from the public.
Keeping your receipts may make good financial sense, but it can seriously harm your health.
Millions are helplessly addicted to tobacco, unaware that a natural aid for smoking cessation can be found not at the local pharmacy, but at your grocer's fruit stand.
Only 4 tablespoons of flaxseed a day for six months results in significant improvement in blood pressure in patients with a chronic, progressive arterial disease.
The banana has a secret second life. It has been observed slyly practicing medicine without a license, and indeed, seems readily equipped with the following nutritional "super powers"....
The relatively recent discovery of the microbiome is completely redefining what it means to be human, to have a body, to live on this earth.
Could bacteria and related microbes, widely believed to be a primary cause of disease, explain how we are capable of surviving through the self-created chemical nightmare of industrialized society?
Garlic is used the world over as a culinary spice, but recent research indicates that among its 100+ medicinal properties it is far safer and more effective than a commonly used chelation drug in pulling lead out of the human body.
Memory problems are rampant, especially among the middle-aged and older populations. So what if you could boost your memory and satisfy a sweet tooth at the very same time? New research proves that you can free two birds with one hand by consuming the juice of this fabulous fruit...
In the first study of its kind, this common herb was found to have remarkable healing results for common warts and corns.
Could gluten's toxicity extend to the nervous system, producing symptoms identical to classical Parkinson's disease? A compelling case study adds to a growing body of research indicating that wheat's neurotoxicity is greatly underestimated.
Health freedom is once again under attack in Florida and 28 other states as a tidal wave of legislation aims to coerce and/or mandate an increasing number of vaccines, as well as eliminate privacy rights around your family's vaccine status
Did you know that a single culinary serving of spices in the form of curry can dilate your arteries, preventing the cardiovascular harms associated with eating common foods?
From slowing the decline in fatal brain disease, to generating a sense of oneness with the universe, drumming's physical and spiritual health benefits may be as old as time itself.
A groundbreaking new study found that turmeric extract is capable of turning the "bad" white fat cells in our body into the "good" brown ones, potentially providing a completely new approach to winning the battle of the bulge.
Garlic is widely used as a spice, but few realize how powerful a healing agent it is for cardiovascular disease, the #1 cause of death in industrialized societies.
One of modern medicine's most celebrated 'miracle drugs' are steroids, but a double-blind, randomized clinical trial found that honey plus coffee outperformed prednisolone in treating symptoms of post-infectious, persistent cough.
Known for thousands of years as a powerful tonic for health, new research reveals that ginseng and other cancer stem cell killing plants may provide highly effective treatments for cancer.
Could the melanin found in our bodies and in foods like mushrooms help to mitigate the increasingly dire quantities of radiation we are exposed to daily?
Spinal cord injury can have devastating, and often irreversibly debilitating effects. Conventional treatment relies on steroid drugs and surgery with lackluster results. What if an extract of turmeric works better and is safer?
An estimated 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease. Up to 60 percent of those with thyroid disease are unaware of their condition. Most with diagnoses are on synthetic T4, but there's a well established reason why it doesn't work very well to improve a sense of well-being.
Millions equate a breast cancer diagnosis with a possible death sentence, doing anything from removing their breasts (and ovaries) with added radiation and chemotherapy treatments, when, in fact, the truth is much more forgiving.
Millions use a toxic chemical known as DEET to repel insects. Compelling new research shows that a far safer and more effective food-based alternative exists.
The ancient Indian spice turmeric strikes again! Research finds turmeric extract selectively and safely killing cancer stem cells in a way that chemo and radiation can not.
One quarter of our global food supply contains a hidden hormone-disrupting danger that can cause serious acute, as well as chronic adverse health effects. A recent study on young girls in New Jersey found detectable concentrations in the urine of 2/3rds of the population sampled.
Given what we are now exposed to through our food, air, and water, detoxification has become a modern-day necessity. Without the daily activation of ancient, effective physiological pathways designed to remove environmental toxins, we are bound to get sick. So, what are some simple, effective ways we rid our body of its daily toxic burden?
If ever there were an herb that puts existential fear into the bottom line of pharmaceutical companies, its turmeric. Here are a few thousand reasons why...
Science is only beginning to catch up to the wisdom of the ancients: plants, and the natural world as a whole, possess sentience.
Pinterest, one of social media's largest players, is banning websites like GreenMedInfo which promote natural healing methods and provide access to peer-reviewed research questioning vaccine safety.
What is cyanide doing in the vast majority of vitamin B12 supplements? And are there any risks associated with its use?
Besides hemp, there are few if any plants that produce as much food, shelter, and medicine as the coconut palm.
Not just one of Nature's most refreshing beverages, coconut water is a powerhouse of deep, evidence-based health benefits.