There is a lot of talk these days concerning the government placing quarantines on its citizens in the event of a major pandemic. The concept behind the quarantines is not a new idea, but rather it has been around...
The first of October being recognized as the beginning of flu season, I feel that the herb of the month should be Echinacea (Echinacea angustifolia) which is more commonly known as Purple Coneflower. It is truly a miracle herb....
If your nose drips and runs and you want to know how to clear a stuffy nose, why not use one of these effective at-home remedies to treat this annoying condition. A clogged or stuffy nose is directly related...
During the winter months it is common to develop bronchial infections, sinus infections, throat infections and viral, lung and bacterial infections if your immunity is low. These can truly make you feel unwell and interrupt your life for prolonged...
With the end of summer holidays, shorter days, cooler temperatures and school routines back in full swing, the fall season is made for pampering yourself with creature comforts. The next time you're missing long summer nights spent outside, try...
Swine Flu is a number one health concern the world over. The HI1N1 flu or Swine Flu was first detected in US in April 2009. The worst affected areas initially were Canada and Mexico before H1N1 flu cases began...
A common cold is always lurking somewhere, whether you live in the southern hemisphere with the winter months fast approaching, or in the northern hemisphere where the change of season can bring the occasional "spring cold". Five herbs, which are...
In the midst of cold and flu season, we must all take precautions to keep our families healthy ( beginning with our food choices. In addition to getting daily exercise and eating a healthy balanced diet, Gail Rampersaud, registered...
Cold, dark winter days make keeping up our mental and physical energy a challenge. That's why it's especially important to ensure you're getting the proper nutrients for good health. For example, when iron is low, it can result in loss...
Basil, sweet Ocimum basilicum Labiatae family Language and mythology: Basil originated in India, where it was regarded as a sacred herb. The name comes from the Greek basileus meaning 'king.' Once people were no longer fearful of this herb, it was said...