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7 Alternative Medicine Treatments for Animals: A Short Guide for Caring for Your Pet Naturally

Kenzo had been paralyzed in all four legs for two weeks. He wasn’t eating, slept only on his side and he never even tried to get up. Prescription medications had no effect. His owners were on a mission to find a solution, and that’s when they found Dr. Valérie Trudel’s acupuncture and osteopathy clinic. When Kenzo arrived at the clinic, he seemed to be in pain. Dr. Trudel’s first instinct was to prepare his owners for the possibility of euthanasia. Obviously, that’s not a reality any pet owner wants to face, so they made up their mind to try everything they

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Essential Oils, Health

12 Essential Oils That May Help Boost the Immune System

If you are not a regular user of essential oils, here is your chance to get a quick glance at just how effective these 12 essential oils are for you and your family's health. Essential oils come from the plant stems, roots, leaves, flowers and have zero side effects (unlike over the counter drugs and supplements). Though not all essential oils are created equally, this list will give you a general idea on how some powerful oils can keep your body strong, ward off pesky foreign pathogens and keep the flu bug away. (more…)

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Essential Oils

New to Essential Oils? Just How Do Essential Oils Work?

If you are new to essential oils, helping to understand the simple science behind just how essential oils work can help alleviate some of the guesswork behind one of the most popular "alternative" medicine and  lifestyle practices. Below is a quick overview of how essential oils are absorbed into the body, how it effects the chemical receptors of the brain and body and ways to use essential oils.  (more…)

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Health

Treat 40 Different Diseases: Benefits of Neem Oil

The neem tree is also known as the “tree of the 40” in East Africa (for its ability to treat 40 different diseases). Neem trees that produce neem leaf and neem oil is native to tropical and semi-tropical regions of the Asian subcontinent. Neem oil has been widely used in ancient and modern Ayurveda and traditional Chinese medicine. In fact, all parts of this amazing tree have anti-infection properties and most people use the neem oil that the tree produces. From relieving dry and chapped skin, treating acne, psoriasis, eczema, bacterial infections (without promoting bacteria resistance like antibiodics do), boils, ulcers, insect repellant and

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