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15

Jul

Mother Nature offers a bounty of helpful and healing plant life, and the leaves, flowers, bark and berries of plants have been used for centuries to cure everything from hunger to headaches. The next time you’re in the great outdoors and find yourself in need of anything from aspirin to toilet paper, take a look around and help yourself to some of the Earth’s most useful wild plants.10 remarkably useful plants you can find in the wild

Mother Nature offers a bounty of helpful and healing plant life, and the leaves, flowers, bark and berries of plants have been used for centuries to cure everything from hunger to headaches. The next time you’re in the great outdoors and find yourself in need of anything from aspirin to toilet paper, take a look around and help yourself to some of the Earth’s most useful wild plants.
10 remarkably useful plants you can find in the wild

10

Jul

How to treat a bee sting naturallyPesky insects can be a real pain during summer outdoor activities, but these simple remedies ease the aftermath of a close encounter.

How to treat a bee sting naturally
Pesky insects can be a real pain during summer outdoor activities, but these simple remedies ease the aftermath of a close encounter.

09

Jul

Hormones haywire? Balance them naturally!Suffering from hot flashes, fatigue, insomnia or anxiety? Hormonal imbalance could be to blame — try these natural remedies to get things back on track.

Hormones haywire? Balance them naturally!
Suffering from hot flashes, fatigue, insomnia or anxiety? Hormonal imbalance could be to blame — try these natural remedies to get things back on track.

04

Apr

How to treat poison ivy naturallyThese home remedies can help you tackle the pesky poison ivy rash the natural way.

How to treat poison ivy naturally
These home remedies can help you tackle the pesky poison ivy rash the natural way.

30

Mar

Natural remedies for allergiesAllergy sufferers are turning more and more to natural remedies either as complementary or primary forms of treatment.

Natural remedies for allergies
Allergy sufferers are turning more and more to natural remedies either as complementary or primary forms of treatment.

21

Mar

5 natural cold sore remediesOnce you have the virus, cold sores scan appear with little warning. Here’s what you can do to treat and prevent these unsightly blemishes.

5 natural cold sore remedies
Once you have the virus, cold sores scan appear with little warning. Here’s what you can do to treat and prevent these unsightly blemishes.

17

Jul

Yarrow grows throughout North America and is typically found in fields and meadows. The plant grows 1 to 3 feet tall and has white, umbrella-like clusters of flowers at the top of its stalks. Yarrow’s leaves can be applied to bleeding wounds to stimulate clotting, and drinking a tea from its flowers can be a remedy for a variety of ailments including colds, flu, headaches, diarrhea and stomach ulcers.10 remarkably useful plants you can find in the wild

Yarrow grows throughout North America and is typically found in fields and meadows. The plant grows 1 to 3 feet tall and has white, umbrella-like clusters of flowers at the top of its stalks. Yarrow’s leaves can be applied to bleeding wounds to stimulate clotting, and drinking a tea from its flowers can be a remedy for a variety of ailments including colds, flu, headaches, diarrhea and stomach ulcers.
10 remarkably useful plants you can find in the wild

15

Jun

Meet Chris Kilham, medicine hunter and herb advocateKilham meets with harvesters, producers, healers, shamans, scientists, trade officials and indigenous people in search of botanicals with proven results.

Meet Chris Kilham, medicine hunter and herb advocate
Kilham meets with harvesters, producers, healers, shamans, scientists, trade officials and indigenous people in search of botanicals with proven results.

10

Feb

Natural cold remedies: Fact vs. fiction

16

Jan


 Natural cold remedies: Fact vs. fiction



How does your go-to natural remedy stack up in popularity and effectiveness?
How does your go-to natural remedy stack up in popularity and effectiveness?