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The Flu Hysteria and Your Family


(originally in Nov. 2004 ZoneNet Newsletter)In this flu season, America is faced with a dilemma: we are some fifty million flu shots short.

Understanding Aromatherapy


In the 1920's, a French cosmetic chemist named Rene-Maurice Gattefosse, was one day making fragrances in his laboratory, when he accidentally burned his arm. He then thrust his badly burnt arm into the nearest cold liquid, which turned out to be a tub of lavender oil.

Understanding Massage Therapy


We've all heard of massage and many of us have even experienced it, in one form or another. By a masseuse who happened to be an armature, loved one or professional.

Our New Years Resolution - Get Rid of The Toxins in our Lives


It is hard to believe, almost unthinkable. Everyday we are exposed to so many toxins in our lives.

What Does The Label Vegan Mean in Bedding Products?


Vegan, or vegetarian, organic fills and batting, are natural materials free of animal ingredients and by-products (including wool, silk, fur, leather, dairy, eggs, honey, beeswax, and lanolin). Additionally, no animal ingredient or animal by-product inputs are used in manufacturing and processing.

Hemorrhoids & its Symptoms


Hemorrhoids are conditions where there is a swelling of the veins around the anus. The veins may be inflammed sometimes.

Aromatherapy Candles


Nothing turns a commonplace, ho-hum room into a radiant, inviting setting faster than the flicker of a few ordinary candles scattered strategically throughout the room. Add scented candles and you can quickly evoke childhood memories, transport your imagination to a tropical island, or infuse the room with the crisp scent of a pine forest.

Why Are Organic Bedding and Organic Cotton Products More Expensive?


At first glance it may seem strange that natural and organic bedding products, without industrial chemicals, toxins and pesticides, should cost more than conventional bedding.Remember that industrialization over the past century was developed to produce products as cheaply as possible, and as quickly as possible, for maximum profit.

A Free Natural Medicine Which is also Your Strongest, Most Abundant, and Easiest to Use


We've all heard, haven't we, that a 40-year-old was considered elderly in the past? With America's aging population, why wouldn't we take advantage of reasons to count ourselves lucky to live beyond 40? After all, as little as 200 years ago the average life span in North America was 37 years. But the idea that anyone over 40 back then is a misinterpretation of statistical data.

Alter Your Perceptions


This article first appeared in The Sept. 2004 issue of The ZoneNet newsletterNo matter how fast we run, many of us are haunted by the urge to look back.

Ayurveda - Principles & Practice


Ayurveda which has been evolved around 600 BC, apart from treating ailments concentrated more in its prevention. This was followed by the Aryans & Dravidians who were inhabiting India and has been practiced ever since.

Constipation and Toxicity


Having regular constipation can lead to some serious illnesses. Fecal matter should move through your colon easily and in a given time.

Why is Prevention So Important?


One of the least known and least practiced aspects of medicine is prevention. If you look at a list of medical specialists that have evolved in our system of western medicine, you will not find a Doctor of Preventive Medicine.

Exercise: Tai Chi for Mind, Body, and Spirit


The practice of Tai Chi combines flowing movement and breathing techniques with mental and spiritual awareness to bring about a workout that benefits the mind, body, and soul. If you are experiencing a lot of stress in your life, then you may benefit from joining a Tai Chi class in your local area, or even getting a book or video from the library and learning the movements on your own at home.

Pa-Kua Feng Shui Basics


FENG SHUI BASICSFeng Shui (literally "Wind and Water" in Chinese), is all about balance and harmony between us and our environment. Just like the Yin and Yang energies, Feng Shui is about balance.

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