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    • Devil's Claw Created: Wednesday, February 09, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Get the scoop on the herb devil's claw. Find out the health benefits, side effects, research and get tips on using it.
    • Ivy Gourd Created: Monday, May 07, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      A tropical herb said to keep blood sugar in check, ivy gourd shows promise as a natural treatment for diabetes.
    • Hot Stone Massage Created: Wednesday, April 05, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      What is a hot stone massage? What do the stones feel like? Find out the health benefits, a description of the procedure, and tips to help you get the most out of one.
    • Spleen Qi Deficiency Created: Tuesday, August 30, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Symptoms of spleen qi deficiency, a pattern of illness in Chinese medicine linked to such symptoms as bloating, gas, and indigestion.
    • The Candida Diet Created: Friday, July 30, 2004 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      A candida diet is used by alternative practitioners to address overgrowth of candida albicans yeast. Find out more about this condition and why it's controversial, and get information on what candida diets involve.
    • Natural Treatments for Eczema Created: Friday, March 19, 2004 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Learn about natural treatments for eczema, including probiotics, gamma-linoleic acid, and topical herbal remedies." itemprop="description">> Wednesday, August 15, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Find out how to make hot cinnamon tea, using a cinnamon stick.
    • 20 Detox Foods Created: Saturday, September 29, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Here are our 20 detox foods. Find out what they are, why they are used for detox, and tips on how to cook with them.
    • Parasite Primer Created: Monday, April 26, 2004 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      It is estimated that three out of five Americans will be affected by parasites at some point in their lives. Learn about the various types of parasites, symptoms, and the sources of infection and spread.
    • 15 Remedies for Back Pain Relief Created: Monday, April 03, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Here are some of the most popular remedies for back pain relief, including acupuncture, massage therapy, capsaicin cream, and more.
    • Common Questions About Detox Diets Created: Saturday, December 20, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      How long do people typically stay on a detox diet? Find out the answer to some common questions about detox diets." itemprop="description">> Friday, September 17, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Studies suggest that aromatherapy sleep remedies with certain essential oils may promote sounder sleep." itemprop="description"> Friday, January 04, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      What is cha de bugre? What are the benefits of using it? Get the lowdown on this nutritional supplement, said to aid with weight loss and help treat a variety of conditions."
    • Hoodia Gordonii Review Created: Saturday, April 09, 2005 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      What is hoodia gordonii? How does it work? What are the side effects? What are the safety concerns about hoodia diet pills?" itemprop="description">...
    • Mangosteen Created: Monday, June 19, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Mangosteen juice has become a popular health drink. Find out what mangosteen is and get information about the health benefits and side effects." itemprop="description" Wednesday, October 12, 2005 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      A candida cleanse, also known as a candida diet, is a diet that involves temporarily limiting and restricting certain foods. Find out which foods to limit." itemprop="descrTP='t3'" --> itemprop="de...
    • Red Raspberry Leaf Created: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      What is red raspberry leaf? Find out more about this herbal remedy said to protect against pregnancy-related health troubles and make labor easier.
    • Supplements for Better Sports Performance Created: Wednesday, May 05, 2004 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      A supplement that can help to improve athletic performance is called an "ergogenic aid". They promise to improve performance, strength, and speed.
    • Natural Allergy Remedies Created: Thursday, February 02, 2006 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Natural allergy remedies include herbs, supplements and foods to eat and avoid. Here's a look at commonly recommended natural allergy remedies.
    • Coffee Enema Created: Sunday, December 21, 2003 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      What is a coffee enema? Why do people do it? What are some of the possible side effects?
    • Thalassotherapy Created: Monday, April 14, 2014 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      What is thalassotherapy? Learn about this alternative therapy that involves using the ocean to heal and may benefit people with conditions such as fibromyalgia.
    • Ashwagandha Created: Tuesday, August 11, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      What is ashwagandha? What are the benefits of using ashwagandha? Find out all about this herb, said to help relieve anxiety and arthritis as well as aid in the treatment of diabetes and cancer.
    • 5 Jet Lag Remedies Created: Tuesday, July 18, 2006 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      Find out about natural remedies that may help you beat jet lag." itemprop="description">
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    • Natural Remedies for Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) Created: Thursday, December 04, 2003 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      PMS symptoms can range from mild to severe. Learn about the natural remedies for PMS, including herbs, supplements, and alternative therapies." itemprop="description" Tuesday, April 18, 2006 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Get the scoop on eight natural remedies that may offer relief from carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms. Find out about research and get tips on using diet, herbs, acupressure, alternative therapies, and more.
    • Herbs for Pain Management Created: Thursday, April 16, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Learn more about six well-studied herbs that could help fight off inflammation and offer long-lasting pain relief." itemprop="description">> Wednesday, February 09, 2005 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      What is yohimbe? Why do people use yohimbe? What are the possible side effects and safety concerns of using this herbal remedy?" itemprop="description">
    • Tea Tree Oil Created: Wednesday, February 09, 2005 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Get the lowdown on the healing benefits of tea tree oil. Find out research, side effects, and tips on using this essential oil.
    • Ganoderma Coffee Created: Thursday, May 26, 2011 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Get the lowdown on ganoderma coffee. What is ganoderma coffee? What are the benefits and side effects?" itemprop="description"> Monday, May 10, 2010 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Certain herbs, supplements, and alternative therapies may help cool inflammation and boost your defense against major diseases like diabetes, heart disease, and cancer." it-#if expr="$zTP='t3'" -->...
    • Candida Diet - Foods to Avoid Created: Wednesday, October 12, 2005 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Here is a sample list of foods to temporarily avoid while on a candida diet." itemprop="description"> Thursday, February 26, 2004 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      What is bee pollen? What are the benefits of using it? Get the lowdown on this popular supplement, said to alleviate certain health ailments." itemprop="description"