Natural Medicine

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.


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?

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.

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?

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

To cure diarrhea, it's important to replace the fluids and salts your body has lost. Learn how to cure diarrhea in this article.

There are many products and treatments you can use at home to treat nasal congestion. Find out more about home remedies for nasal congestion from this article.

These 10 home remedies for insomnia can help you get back on track with a good night's sleep. See how to sleep better with these home remedies.

Using valerian to treat insomnia is a more natural approach to sleep disorders. Learn about using valerian to treat insomnia.

Melatonin can be used to treat insomnia. Learn about melatonin studies and how to use melatonin to treat insomnia

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