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The Natural Medicine Channel details aromatherapy, herbal remedies and home remedies. In addition, the channel offers a vast amount of information on alternative medicine and traditional Chinese medicine.

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Does Kombucha Really Have Health Benefits?

Kombucha is having a moment as a probiotic that can help with all kinds of diseases. But what does the science say?

CBD Oil: What's Behind the Hype?

CBD is an extract of the cannabis plant. It won't get you high, but it's being touted as a remedy for a whole range of health problems.

Popular Chinese 'Healing Potion' Is Mostly Cockroaches

The world's largest cockroach farm turns out 6 billion bugs a year.

A Former Naturopath Blows the Whistle on the Industry

Britt Marie Hermes started out at a naturopath. Now, she writes a blog criticizing their practices, which has landed her in a lawsuit. At a time when naturopaths are fighting for more state licensing and insurance coverage, she shares her story.

Kratom: The Answer to Opioid Abuse or Part of the Problem?

Many opioid addicts swear kratom helped them get off heroin or other drugs. But the FDA disagrees and just announced it is looking into whether it will put the herbal supplement onto its Schedule I drug list.

Why the Victorians Thought Green Tea Caused Hallucinations

Is there any kernel of truth to the late-1800s belief that a cup of the green stuff could cause the brain to go all trippy?

Rejoice! Quebecol, Found in Maple Syrup, May Have Anti-inflammatory Properties

One day doctors may say, "Take two pancakes and call me in the morning." The maple syrup molecule quebecol and its derivatives may have anti-inflammatory applications.

Do Epsom salt soaks really relieve pain?

Did your grandma ever tell you to toss away the painkillers and just take a nice long Epsom salt bath? Is this just an old wives' tale, or do these salts really have healing powers?

Using Echinacea to Treat Colds

The symptoms of the common cold are familiar to everyone. While there is no cure for a cold, there are a number of self-help remedies to ease recovery and alleviate discomfort.

Using Saw Palmetto to Treat an Enlarged Prostate

Saw palmetto, a natural supplement, can shrink prostate tissue and reduce symptoms. Learn more about using saw palmetto to treat an enlarged prostate.

5 Home Remedies for Dehydration

Water is essential to healthy living. Learn the home remedies that will keep you from becoming dehydrated.

Reiki: Hype or help?

Many healthcare professionals and others are beginning to incorporate Reiki in their treatment of illnesses ranging from asthma to cancer to depression. Learn how you might benefit from Reiki.

10 Natural Remedies for Depression

Some natural remedies used to treat depression have shown they may be just as effective as -- or at least a good complement to -- traditional treatment.

40 Amazing Uses for Aloe Vera!

Behold one of the most multi-tasking, health-promoting plants on the planet: Aloe Vera.

7 Natural Hangover Cures that Work

From someone who has tested them all and found hangover relief. Learn more about these 7 natural hangover cures that work.

Ginger Better than Drugs for Pain?

New research in the Journal of Pain reports that ginger is an effective natural anti-inflammatory that helps reduce pain and inflammation. Both raw ginger and heated ginger were used in the study with similar effectiveness.

How to Attack Viruses with Herbs, Spices and Food

This time of year traditionally offers many things for me to look forward to—voting booths, Superbowl parties, Fall foliage, a break from hot temperatures, a colorful and delicious pallet of root vegetables, warm casseroles and stews, spooky costumes, and plenty of holiday cheer and gratitude. Learn more about attacking viruses with herbs, spices and foods.

10 Home Remedies for Diarrhea

These home remedies for diarrhea can help you recover faster and stay healthy. View 10 home remedies for diarrhea to get started.

10 Home Remedies for Allergies

Need allergy relief? The following home remedies are designed to help reduce the discomfort caused by the most common allergies.

What are some proven home remedies?

While there's no substitute for the care provided by a good doctor, some very effective remedies can be purchased without a prescription. You can learn more about home remedies from this article.

Home Remedies A-Z

The home remedies that we have collected aren't risky alternative therapies practiced against your doctor's objections. Rather they are safe, practical actions that you can utilize to help treat more than 100 common health problems. See our list of remedies, A-Z.

How to Use Herbs for Health Purposes

Would you like to know how to use herbs for health purposes? Learn about how to use herbs for health purposes in this article.

How to Use Herbs for Weight Loss

If you're having a hard time losing weight, you might want to learn how to use herbs for weight loss. Learn about how to use herbs for weight loss in this article.

How to Make Homemade Cough Suppressant

You can get rid of your incessant cough with just a few natural ingredients found around your home. Learn how to make homemade cough suppressant in this article.


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