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How to get rid of lice naturally

By Sinclair:(NaturalNews) The kids are back in school. Your child comes home clutching a note from the teacher in one hand as she scratches behind her ear with the other. You don't even need to open that letter to know what it says. Lice. Those lovely little itchy monsters that take up residence in the hair.

You can buy effective over-the-counter treatments from the pharmacy--shampoos, lotions, gels, and sprays. But when a product says it kills lice and their eggs on contact and keeps killing them for up to 14 days, what do you think it is doing to your child's body?

Sinus infections - How to avoid and cure naturally

By Edwards:(NaturalNews) There's nothing quite like a sinus infection. You get to experience non-stop pressure and pain. Your face hurts. Your head hurts. Possibly, your teeth hurt as well. Left untreated, the infection can involve the bones of the face and in rare cases, can actually spread to the brain.

Cranberry health benefits and natural remedies - with raw food recipe



By Sinclair:(NaturalNews) Cranberries are well known for treating urinary tract infections, but they do much more - from cardiovascular protection to cancer prevention.

The phytonutrients in cranberries include phenolic acids, proanthocyanidins, anthocyanins, flavonoids, and triterpenoids and they are high in fiber, vitamin C, and manganese.

10 natural remedies to eliminate varicose veins


Varicose veins are swollen, raised veins which could be tender and painful and cause the legs to feel tired, achy, tight and heavy. In general, they do not pose any significant health risks, although they could be uncomfortable and unsightly. Some supplements can help provide relief.

The allergies are coming: how to naturally fight their symptoms


As spring approaches, many of us are gearing up to battle seasonal allergies. This year, the battle may be harder because of the weather this past winter. In fact, many people are already experiencing some of the symptoms of seasonal allergies, and those might only get worse. An allergy specialist out of West Michigan, Dr. Vincent Dubravec, recently said that the release of tree pollen has been pushed backed to the start of early summer due to the weather patterns delaying spring-like temperatures.

Six natural ways to combat heartburn


Heartburn, which is not really related to the heart at all, is a widespread condition that occurs when a person experiences acid reflux. Acid reflux is when stomach acid, mixed with partially digested food or liquids, move into the throat and esophagus of a person, causing irritation.

Top 4 ways to reduce muscle and joint pain


It seems that nearly everyone is dealing with some sort of muscle or joint pain. We often blame it on getting old, too much physical work or exercise, or other phantom factors that we obviously don't understand. Regardless of our notion of how it happened, we all really want it to go away. Here are some simple solutions to start.

Mullein oil, a simple remedy for earaches


The common mullein (Verbascum thapsus L.), is in the snapdragon family. The plant is rich in calcium phosphate, iron, magnesium, potassium and sulfur. It is a practical and medicinal plant readily found along roadsides, meadows and pastures. This plant has been used to treat pulmonary problems, inflammatory diseases, asthma, spasmodic coughs, diarrhea and migraine headaches. Although it has been used medicinally since ancient times, the popularity of common mullein has been increasing commercially for the past few years. Today, the dried leaves and flowers, capsules, alcohol extracts and the flower oil of this plant can easily be found in health stores in the United States. The use of common mullein extracts in folk medicine has recently begun to be supported by an increasing number of research studies.

Using juniper berries for urinary tract infections


Using a natural remedy such as juniper berries for a urinary tract infection (UTI), especially if you catch it early enough, is a great alternative to antibiotics. Juniper berries have long been used to treat both kidney and bladder conditions, as they contain both antibacterial and antifungal properties. They are also a natural diuretic which helps the body flush the bladder and urethra in order to aid in clearing an infection.