Category Archives: Natural Health

Top Ayurvedic Home Remedies and Practices to Improve Wellbeing

By Anna Hunt, Waking Times

Ayurveda is a 5,000-year-old system of natural healing that originated in the Indian Vedic culture. It is one of the oldest healing modalities that is still practiced today. Ayurvedic home remedies are very practical for people looking to address anxiety and stress. Moreover, Ayurvedic practices can improve mental clarity, sleep, pain, stiffness, hair, skin, and more. Continue reading Top Ayurvedic Home Remedies and Practices to Improve Wellbeing


Video: 5 Benefits of These 5 Teas

By Wes Annac, Editor, Openhearted Rebel

This is the video version of my article, 5 Benefits of These 5 Teas


Ten minutes of tea talk.

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Everything You Need To Know About Getting Your Protein From Plants

By Arjun Walia, Collective Evolution

It’s very easy to come across conflicting information, especially in regards to the science of health and even more so when it comes to examining meat-based diets in comparison to plant-based ones. Plant-based diets can help prevent over over 60% of chronic disease deaths, yet people are still arguing whether veganism is a safe and sustainable diet.

This is largely due to “food industry science,” which is full of bias and false information that’s constantly used in both our education and health care systems. This is neither a secret nor a conspiracy theory, as many people within these industries have come out publicly to address these issues and emphasize the same points. Continue reading Everything You Need To Know About Getting Your Protein From Plants

The 50 Latest Coconut Oil Benefits Backed By Science

By Chantelle Zakariasen, thanks to Body Mind Soul Spirit

Coconut oil has made the journey from villain to victor in the health food world.

What used to be deemed an evil saturated fat, dangerous for anyone worried about heart disease and high blood pressure, has become a healing nourishing substance soaring in popularity.

How did such a drastic change come about? What made people change their minds about the numerous benefits of coconut oil?

This story is tied in with the saturated fat myth that to this day runs rampant spreading misconceptions. Continue reading The 50 Latest Coconut Oil Benefits Backed By Science

Real Food Is a Potent Ally Against Depression

By Dr. Mercola, Waking Times

According to the World Health Organization, depression is now the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide,1,2 affecting an estimated 322 million people globally, including more than 16 million Americans, 6 million of which are seniors.3 Statistics also reveal we’re not being particularly effective when it comes to prevention and treatment. Worldwide, rates of depression increased by 18 percent between 2005 and 2015.4

If you or someone you love is struggling with depression or some other mental health problem, remember that your diet is a foundational aspect that must not be overlooked. As noted in a 2015 study5 published in the medical journal Lancet: Continue reading Real Food Is a Potent Ally Against Depression

Benefits of Meditation Done Now Is Maintained Seven Years Later

By Josh Richardson, via Natural Blaze

Gains in the ability to sustain attention developed through intensive meditation training are maintained up to seven years later, according to a new study published in the Journal of Cognitive Enhancement.

Several previous studies have supported the hypothesis that meditation training improves practitioners’ emotional regulation. Meditation training program can have measurable effects on how the brain functions even when someone is not actively meditating, especially in areas related to pain. Continue reading Benefits of Meditation Done Now Is Maintained Seven Years Later

5 Natural Energy Boosters For Highly Sensitive People

By Lonerwolf, Thanks to Truth Theory


Loud noises, strong lights, frantic people, and daily commitments are enough to make you feel depleted before each day has even begun.

To make it worse, the energy supplements you might be taking — such as coffee and energy drinks — tend to make you feel even worse.

Without caffeine, you feel weak and crippled with tiredness, but WITH caffeine you feel jittery, nervous, and shaky. Continue reading 5 Natural Energy Boosters For Highly Sensitive People

5 Benefits of These 5 Teas

By Wes Annac, Editor, Openhearted Rebel

I wrote the following for the 277th issue of the Weekly Awareness Guide, a written document distributed weekly via email that I offer for $11.11 a month.

Income from the guide helps me get by and ensures I can continue to offer free content, and every subscription is appreciated. The option to subscribe is given at the bottom of this post (learn about subscribing with cash/check here).

Often recommended as an alternative to coffee, tea is not only delicious, but healthy. Although you’ll find similar benefits in most teas, some of them have their own unique effect on the body.

The teas we’ll learn about here can help with everything from bone health to cancer prevention. If you don’t think this beverage can help the body in such important ways, you have a lot to learn. I did too, but after researching this article, I realized tea is somewhat of a miracle drink.

The following are 5 health benefits of 5 different types of tea. We’ll start with green tea, one of the most well-known variations. Continue reading 5 Benefits of These 5 Teas

Vaporizing: A Healthier Way to Use Cannabis

By Wes Annac, Editor, Openhearted Rebel

When it comes to cannabis, smoking has been the norm for a long time. Although people have used the plant in various forms for centuries, the first thing you probably think of when you hear the word “marijuana” is somebody smoking it. But these days, modern technology is helping us get more out of the plant than ever.

Here, we’ll explore the health benefits of vaporizing cannabis and the downsides of smoking it. Continue reading Vaporizing: A Healthier Way to Use Cannabis

3 Ancient Medicines That Already Live In Your Home

By Nick Polizzi, Wake Up World

Every week, we receive emails from folks who are eager to get ahold of the jungle medicines that were featured in the Sacred Science film. My first question to these passionate seekers is, “Have you explored the traditional herbal remedies that are available in your neck of the woods?” More often than not, the answer is no.

Yes, there is something intoxicating and mysterious about paddling down a foliage-entwined river to a remote village where there is rumored to be a powerful shaman. But similar practices exist all over the world, and many are available in or near your home. Continue reading 3 Ancient Medicines That Already Live In Your Home