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3 Fruits to Relieve Constipation

The human body is designed to eliminate solid waste regularly, typically anywhere from three times a day to three times a week. When constipation symptoms arise, they signal a shift from one’s normal bowel habits. The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases found that 16 percent of adults in the United States ...

David Jirard

Fresh and dried plums.

High Fiber Foods

Fiber is an essential nutrient for more than just healthy bowels. Let’s understand: Why do we need fiber? What are the different types of fiber? And discover my “Favorite High Fiber Foods List.” There are natural ways to help digestion and remedy constipation. In this episode of “Health by Nature,” we look at fiber and ...

Health by Nature

Constipation Cures and Causes

Today, we are going to talk about something that is not exactly discussed ’round the dinner table, and that is constipation. What would be considered constipation for you? Find ways to free yourself from being reliant on over-the-counter solutions to this problem. So many factors might be causing it, and there are plenty of healthy ...


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Massage Your Fingers and Hands for Minor Illnesses

There are many meridians connected to the whole body. Six of them circulate in the hands and are closely connected with the viscera, tissues, and organs of the body. Thus, you don’t need to take medicine for minor illnesses when it is possible for you to massage your fingers and hands to improve their symptoms. ...

Helen London

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Do You Know the Benefits of Balsam Pears?

Did you know that balsam pears can do magic? Balsam pears are more commonly known as bitter melons or bitter gourds. They have some medical uses that are really worth knowing. Recent studies have shown that these pears are extremely beneficial for our health and well-being. Improving appetite and digestion Research shows that balsam pears can improve ...

Kathy McWilliams

Slices of bitter melon, also known as balsam pear or bitter gourd, sitting on a cutting board.

With So Many Different Uses, Tiger Balm Is Simply From Heaven!

Tiger Balm has so many different applications, it is truly heaven-sent. Here’s a list of tips and tricks to help you get the most out of this wonderful product: If your wooden furniture is attacked by borers, putting some Tiger Balm into the holes can help to restore the damage. Next time you get bitten by a ...

Kathy McWilliams

A jar of Tiger Balm oinment.

6 Groups of Acupoints That Provide Relief From Common Maladies

Chinese acupuncture is not the only method used in traditional Chinese medicine to cure diseases. Acupressure without needles can also relieve emergency or embarrassing situations. Pressing acupoints can effectively relieve drowsiness at work, constant coughing in public, motion sickness and vomiting, frequent urination, abdominal pain, and constipation to name some key uses. According to acupuncture ...

Emma Lu

An Asian woman with arrows pointing to the temple, earlobe, elbow, and abdomen to label acupoints.