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(NaturalHealth365) The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) calls the problem of antibiotic resistance, one of the “biggest public health challenges” of our time. Indeed, when pathogens become immune to the medications meant to combat them, it is a public health issue with frightening consequences. Also known as antimicrobial resistance, antibiotic resistance affects nearly 3 million Americans and claims a shocking 35,000 lives each year. Thankfully, essential oils have the ability to combat bacterial and viral infections.
It seems like everyone wants a home that feels like a retreat: an environment that’s soothing, uplifting, and beautiful. Many of us are taking inspiration from the Danish word hygge (pronounced hoo-gah), which is all about creating a cozy home that inspires connection and a sense of well-being. Natural fibers, pale colors, and lights with a soft, warm glow are hallmarks of this style.
Over the past 3 months, wildfires raged across the western regions of the United States, destroying land and compromising air quality. I live in Colorado, and we noticed a huge difference in the air and sky when walking out our front door. It wasn’t the fresh mountain air we’re used to.
(NaturalHealth365)Chronic pain is very common health issues worldwide, affecting well over 60 million people in the United States alone, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Unfortunately, many people turn to conventional pain relievers as their first or only solution for pain. But, as we all know, pharmaceutical drugs can cause unwanted side effects. →
(NaturalHealth365)As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to decimate the economy and claim lives, researchers are racing to discover methods of treating, containing and controlling this highly contagious virus. This much is already known – in addition to physical distancing, hand washing and a healthy diet – the proper cleaning of surface areas is a wise choice. So, today, we’ll focus on recent research that reveals the antiviral benefits of 6 essential oils.
While essential oils have long been used in aromatherapy to lift mood, combat fatigue, relieve headaches and support health, many people remain unaware of their potential for deactivating and inhibiting pathogens. →
(NaturalHealth365)If you’re like a lot of people, you may not be surprised to hear how major vaccine manufacturers are vying to rapidly churn out COVID-19 “solution.” After all, the vaccine industry is posed to profit greatly from this pandemic – even though they’ve already paid out billions of dollars in vaccine injury settlements.
It’s not hard to imagine how spearheading the mass vaccination effort can make for lucrative financial opportunities. And based on a new initiative geared toward their investors, the World Health Organization (WHO) certainly seems to be taking advantage of the situation. →
(NaturalHealth365)Lately, many say the government is giving a lot of leeway to the biotech and medical industries, even though it’s yet to be seen whether such drastic steps actually benefit the public good. One example would be the emergency use authorizations given to companies to allow for accelerated testing and manufacturing of COVID-19 treatments and vaccines. Another example is … genetically modified mosquitoes?
Grab your bug repellent. Just last month, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) granted an experimental use permit to a biotech company that will allow them to release lab-made bugs into the wild. The company is backed by Bill Gates through his multi-billion dollar foundation. →
(NaturalHealth365). There are many essential oils that have such powerful plant constituents within them that they are atriple threatto any pathogens lurking in your home or workspace. You can use essential oils for cleaning surfaces or within a diffuser to help detoxify your household and workplace environment.
Let’s face it: with all of this talk about viruses … it’s good to know that we can avoid harmful bacteria and viruses with completely safe (and natural) substances. Let’s take a closer look. →
(NaturalHealth365) Chronic pain, or pain lasting longer than three months, affects over a fifth of the U.S. population, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Are you one of the 50 million Americans looking for pain relief? If so, you’ll want to learn more about the best essential oils to help you feel better.
In our continuing effort to educate folks to the vast array of healing agents found in the natural world around us, we are excited to feature peppermint, a member of the aromatic mint family that you may already have squirreled away somewhere in your kitchen cupboard. While most have experienced peppermint as a flavoring agent, or perhaps as a comforting cup of herbal tea, few are aware of its wide range of experimentally confirmed therapeutic properties.