healthy living guide - off white

Ultimate Guides

  • pins as symbol of pain hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoid Natural Treatment Strategies for All Situations

As a young girl of around ten years old, I hated going to the bathroom. It wasn’t that there were bullies in the bathrooms at school or anything of that sort, it was more that I was anxious about bowel movements. Having a bowel movement was painful and was usually preceded by horrible cramps and accompanied by some spots of blood on the toilet paper. In my childish mind, I [...]

  • mop as clean toxins

The Ultimate Guide to Detoxing

Yet another day dawns and here you are feeling sluggish, apathetic, not functioning at your potential and sleeping badly. You decide you are in need of a DETOX to get you up and back in the game again. Of course, the desire to detox can range anywhere from wanting to look younger, be thinner, feel brighter, have better looking skin, be calmer, or from the need to cure an on [...]

  • brain escape with luggage

Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease Natural Remedies

When my father was 60 years old, I was surprised to notice early symptoms of dementia during a family weekend get-together. He'd ask Mom a question and then, fifteen minutes later, ask the same question again. This kind of forgetfulness is typical in seniors who are decades older, but is less common in youngsters just approaching their golden years. I wondered if the phenomenon was genetic and made a mental [...]

  • raw food diet

The Ultimate Beginners Guide to Eating Raw Food

The concept of eating a raw diet first came to my attention in 1996. It was quite a shock to read, that to gain the benefits the book was so gaily suggesting I would have to alter my diet massively - radically even. I therefore sat back and waited for the shock to wear off. Some 5 years later, I began working part time in a health shop and one [...]

Latest Articles

  • geranium oil as treatment for warts

A Journey to Discovering Natural Remedies for Warts

When I was in high school, all of us girls changed in a locker room together for gym class. When it came time for swimming, all of us had to stand in one common shower before entering the pool. We [...]

  • wheatgrass for anemia

Liver Versus Super Greens: Supplements for Anaemia

Anaemia was yet another of the health problems that afflicted my mother whilst I was growing up. Her anaemia was most probably in part due to the haemorrhoids she suffered with, as the severity of these caused a regular amount [...]

  • A Little Boy With ADHD

Herbs for ADHD That Nourish the Brain

When my oldest daughter was six years old, we thought she had an auditory processing disorder (APD). When she was at home, she didn’t seem to have any trouble hearing me and doing what I asked. However, in a group [...]

  • tortoise as symbol of dry skin

Moisturize from Within: Vitamins for Dry Skin

Housework done, I sat down to write having just washed up without rubber gloves, these having developed a hole. Currently, it so happens, I am also using ‘bad’ washing up liquid - as in bog standard and not the gentle [...]

  • herbs in first aid kit

What Is Herbal Medicine to Me?

When I was a little girl, I lived on a street that had some empty lots with overgrown weeds. There was also a ditch near my house and at the end of the block were a huge field of wildflowers, [...]

  • Sweat Like A Horse

Horses Sweat, Men Perspire and Ladies Glow: Natural Treatment for Hyperhidrosis

Some years back, before I discovered better ways to keep fit, I dragged myself out jogging on a daily basis, weather permitting. My assorted children, then aged between 5 and 15 thought it grand fun to join me. After a [...]

  • Pink Eye Natural Remedies

Pink Eye Natural Remedies to Make You Smile

A couple of years ago, my oldest daughter wanted to wear contact lenses instead of eyeglasses. We told her that since eyeglasses are necessary but contact lenses are not, she would have to pay for half the cost of the [...]

  • Sad man have a prostate pain

Going With the Flow: Natural Treatment for Prostatitis

During my self absorbed teenage years I didn’t make the connection between my dad and his regular night time toilet trips. These were an inconvenience to me, if I happened to still be awake and reading during the wee hours. [...]

  • inhaler as treatment for asthma

Natural Treatment for Asthma Using HIMALAYAN SALT

I am delving back into the health archives of my son again, as he experienced asthma as a child. For the record, he is now 30 years old, calm, easy going, healthy and fit. However, back along when he was [...]

  • algae as cure for depression

Natural Cures for Depression

We can all have days or weeks of feeling depressed, maybe after the break–up of a relationship, or loss of a parent, or having to daily face a job we hate. Yet these are all understandable conditions of feeling down [...]

  • chocolate as raw food breakfast

Wake Up and Come Alive with a Raw Food Breakfast

If you are reading the title and thinking a raw breakfast means cereal with milk, and a healthy raw breakfast is the same but with fresh fruit added, think again. Or rather listen up, and I will whisper some well [...]

  • baloon as symbol of pregnant woman

Healthy Mama, Healthy Baby – Essential Pregnancy Supplements

The first 3 months of my first pregnancy were spent examining the plug holes of various sinks and toilets. I vomited all the time to the point of wondering why I bothered eating, as no sooner was it in me, [...]

  • dragon's blood as remedy for acne scars

My Top Five Natural Remedies for Acne Scars

Whether you are a teenager, a menopausal woman or anywhere in between, if you have overactive hormones and malfunctioning sebaceous glands, the natural world has help at hand to rid you of the scarring. One of the rules of thumb [...]

  • mis diagnosis of fibromyalgia

Natural Treatment for Fibromyalgia Depends on Proper Diagnosis

I have a penfriend who has suffered with this condition for many years and has kindly given her input as to the difficulties in getting the thing diagnosed in the first place. This is half the problem, as Dr David [...]

  • eyes with no conjunctivitis

Gummy Eyes: Conjunctivitis Natural Remedy

You may like to keep a pin by the side of your bed if you repeatedly get conjunctivitis, as it is a little annoying, to say the least, when you wake up unable to open your eyes, and the thought [...]