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Amazing Natural Health Benefits of Probiotics

Amazing Natural Health Benefits of Probiotics

Posted by Tim Cleland

What are Probiotics?

Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that naturally occur in our intestines. These microorganisms have many benefits such as boosting the immune system, preventing the overgrowth of harmful bacteria, and producing certain types of vitamins and hormones that support our natural health.

If you’ve ever taken a round of antibiotics and then developed diarrhea or a yeast infection, you have experienced firsthand what happens when the balance in your intestines is off. Antibiotics can destroy the “good” bacteria in your gut, so health care professionals often suggest taking a supplement called Acidophilus to restore it. Continue reading “Amazing Natural Health Benefits of Probiotics” »

4 Things to know about Homeopathy

4 Things To Know About Homeopathy for Natural Health

Posted by Tim Cleland

What is Homeopathy?

Homeopathy is a unique approach to natural health that prescribes using very small doses of therapeutic herbs and other natural substances to address both acute and chronic medical issues. German physician Samuel Christian Hahnemann created this simple method of healing in the late 18th. He believed substances could produce symptoms characteristic of the illness being treated to stimulate the natural healing forces of the body and coax the immune system into action.

Homeopathic physicians still use this approach today. They will prescribe remedies that may slightly increase your symptoms, prompting the immune system to kick in. For instance, if you suffer from allergies, a Homeopathic remedy may encourage allergy-like symptoms to encourage self-healing inside the body. This is very similar to how vaccines work, but in Homeopathy very little foreign substance is introduced. Continue reading “4 Things To Know About Homeopathy for Natural Health” »

Benefits of Spirulina That Give Natural Health a Boost

6 Benefits of Spirulina That Give Natural Health a Boost

Posted by Tim Cleland

What is Spirulina?

Spirulina, also known as Phytoplankton, is commonly described as blue-green microalgae, but this is a bit of a misnomer. Spirulina is in fact a Cyanobacteria that contains chlorophyll and flourishes in warm climates.

Spirulina may be harvested naturally or artificially grown in warm, alkaline water. It is then turned into a thick paste and dried or freeze-dried. Spirulina can absorb heavy metals from the water where it is grown (it also has this very powerful affect on the body), so when it is cultivated for commercial, dietary and medicinal purposes it is best to do so in closely monitored environments. To ensure Spirulina is safe, be sure to purchase it from a source you know and trust.

Spirulina obtained from a trusted source is known to have a wide variety of Natural Health benefits. Here are 6 things Spirulina can do: Continue reading “6 Benefits of Spirulina That Give Natural Health a Boost” »