August 2007
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Staying Cool This Hot Summer

It’s summertime and wearing those new stylish summer fashions can be so much fun, and the physical activity that you get can really boost your natural metabolism and you may shed a few pounds too.

However, when the heat and humidity rise too much, that can lead to the problem of excessive perspiration.  Some [...]

Yerba Mate : A Good Coffee Replacement

A family member introduced me to this coffee alternative. I say it’s a “coffee alternative” because it offers a pick me up that is not quite as strong as coffee and doesn’t seem to also let you down as hard as coffee does. I am not much of a coffee drinker, but I would [...]

Simple Cold Sore Remedies

A cold sore may seem like a minor inconvenience but, when it is on your face, it is a big deal. Some people are more prone to break out with cold sores on a more frequent basis. There are a number of home remedies and preventative measures that are lessons in alternative complementary medicine that [...]

Echinacea and Immunity

What is the echinacea plant?  Echinacea is a beautiful purple coneflower, a perennial, that is lovely to look at.  Not only is echinacea  visually a treat to see, but it also may be useful in boosting our immune system and shortening the duration and severity of the common cold.

The herbal medicines derived from [...]