Category: Health

  • Health Facts

    It was in 1945  when the US did the atomic bombings on Hiroshima and Nagasaki,  Japan. 65 years later, and  people are  dying from the radiation to this day. Are you a smoker?   Do you feel well rested after a nights sleep? It has been proven that smokers feel up to four times more […]

  • Basic Skin Care

    All of us have skin that falls under five basic types, sensitive, sun damaged, dry, combination or oily. Several factors go into determining what kind of skin you have. Your genes play a big role in skin types, but stress, diet and even some medications that you take also promote certain types of skin. If […]

  • Toothache Folk Remedies

    Good dental care was a luxury for many people during the early days of this country, and sadly, it is a luxury that many can not afford today.  But, as always, folks did the best they could with what they had and treated a toothache in a variety of ways. Here are a few of […]

  • Oil Pulling Folk Remedy

    Oil pulling is a folk remedy that has been practiced in India for thousands of years, and is slowly making a rise amongst natural health enthusiasts in America.  Oil pulling uses, traditionally, either sesame or sunflower oil that is swished around in the mouth for about 10-15 minutes and then spat out.  It is said […]

  • Fenugreek Folk Remedies

    Fenugreek  is a herb that has been used for thousands of years to add a savory flavoring to various foods, such as lamb, beef, and lentils, but it has also been use as a treatment for many ailments. It is used to treat gas, canker sores, high blood pressure, and several other illnesses. Here are […]

  • St. Johns Wort Folk Remedies

    St. Johns Wort has been used for centuries for many ailments, internally and externally. It it used to help purify the blood, as well as a “blood-builder”, and as an antiseptic. It is also used to treat depression and anxiety. It is useful in treating sprains and bruises, and has been shown to be useful […]

  • Water Cure Folk Remedies

    As many of us know, water is the basis for life on this planet.   Our bodies are at least 75% water, but most of us do not get nearly enough water to replace what is lost through exercise.   Drinking sugary drinks such as soda, or drinking caffeinated drinks deprive our bodies of this […]

  • Cold Folk Remedies

    In the early part of the 20th century when “modern medicine” was beginning to get into full swing the availability of doctors was still out of reach for many rural folks and they did the best they could with the old home remedies passed down from generation to generation. The common cold was still as […]

  • Apple Cider Vinegar Folk Remedies

    Apple Cider Vinegar is reputed to be one of the very best natural folk remedies available, and there is plenty of evidence to back that claim. Extensive reports and testimonies over the decades have shown that apple cider vinegar is one of the very best things you can do for your body and for your […]