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Natural solutions for poison ivy, sunburn and more

The next time a minor summertime skin woe makes you miserable, take a trip to the pantry or refrigerator or the woods behind the house for natural solutions. You may find just what the doctor ordered. Many of these remedies evolved from folk remedies that have been used since the times of our wise grandmothers […]

By |July 21st, 2017|Natural Remedies|0 Comments

Solutions for Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia

This article originally appear on this blog September 3, 2013. 

My dear friend Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum has just released a new book that is destined to change the lives of many of my readers and friends and others around the world.

The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution: The Essential Guide to Overcoming Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia simplifies the approach […]

Four Steps To A Strong Immune System

This article originally appeared on KathleenBarnes.com on November 10, 2009.

Yes, everybody’s talking about the swine flu and whether or not we should get vaccinations or even if they’ll be available.

I’m not going to go elaborate on the politics of the vaccine and the profits Big Pharma is going to make on the vaccines without any […]

By |July 11th, 2017|Healthy Lifestyle, Natural Remedies|0 Comments

The Many Healing Secrets of Lavender

If you could grow just one herb on your windowsill or in your garden, what would it be?
Lavender is hands down my personal choice. It offers the biggest health return for my investment of time, energy and real estate in my garden and the essential oil is inexpensive and even enhances the benefits.
So what can […]

By |June 6th, 2017|Gardening, Grow Your Own, Natural Remedies|0 Comments

Natural skin protection under the summer sun

Now that beach vacations, gardening, outdoor sports and more summer sun activities are on most of our calendars, it’s time to consider ways to protect skin from damage.

The medical profession has broadcast its message loud and clear: Too much sun exposure causes dryness, wrinkling, premature aging and can lead to skin cancers. Certain types of […]

By |May 31st, 2017|Gardening, Healthy Lifestyle, Natural Remedies|0 Comments

Healing Music, Healing Sounds

Here’s an article Kathleen wrote for Natural Awakenings magazine, published in September, 2016.

As primeval drumbeats echo across an African savannah, the rhythms circle the globe, picked up by the chants and rattles of shamans gracing Amazonian jungles and Siberian tundra. They’re repeated in Gregorian chants filling medieval cathedrals and Om meditations resounding in Himalayan caves […]

By |April 28th, 2017|Natural Remedies, Stress Management|0 Comments

11 Ways to Get A Great Night’s Sleep

Several people have told me lately that they are having troubles sleeping. I have that problem occasionally myself. Sometimes it’s a matter of that infernal  “to-do” list cycling endlessly through your already exhausted mind.

Does that stress pattern sound familiar? How about the one that goes, “I should have said/done,” re-living the day’s events over and […]

By |April 18th, 2017|Natural Remedies, Sleep Habits|0 Comments

Curcumin as an Integrative Therapy

This is an excerpt from a book I recently edited and published, Curcumin: Nature’s Answer to Cancer and Other Chronic Diseases by Ajay Goel, Ph.D. This book offers cutting edge information on prevention and treatment of cancer by an acclaimed cancer researcher at Baylor University.

So—you or someone you love has been diagnosed with cancer.

Your brain is […]

By |April 7th, 2017|Book Excerpts, Curcumin, Natural Remedies, Supplements|0 Comments

Your Heart and Body Love Garlic

There’s no doubt that garlic is one of nature’s healers. There’s more research almost on a weekly basis that shows garlic lower blood pressure as well as prescription drugs, lowers the risk of certain types of cancer and it serves as a potent antimicrobial that is doubly important during cold and flu season.
It’s powerful pungent […]

By |March 25th, 2017|Brain Health, Heart Health, Natural Remedies, Supplements|0 Comments

10 Reasons Medical Marijuana Should Be Legalized

Watching CNN the other night, I was pleasantly surprised when Dr. Sanjay Gupta, the network’s chief medical correspondent, reported that he has reversed his previous position and now supports the legalization of medical marijuana.
In a deeply apologetic mea culpa, Gupta said he had not adequately researched the health benefits of marijuana, and apologized for “misleading people.”
“I […]

By |March 21st, 2017|Natural Remedies|1 Comment