Category: Natural and Organic

Why Do You Bloat and How Can You Fix It?

Digestion Relief Center
Digestion Relief Center

Why Do You Bloat and How Can You Fix It? By Patrick Giammarise   Ever noticed that a pair of pants or a dress fits you fine, and then a few hours after eating your belly seems so bloated that you look as if you swallowed a balloon? It’s embarrassing and annoying and can be… Read more »

Herbal Allies for the Immune System

By Juliet Blankespoor  ~ Most folks who use natural medicine have favorite remedies they turn to when warding off a cold. That first sneeze or throat tickle might have them reaching for elderberry syrup, echinacea tincture, garlic honey, or a zinc lozenge. But what about tonic herbs that can help support the immune system every… Read more »

Returning the Social to Agriculture

We live in exciting and challenging times in which we must adapt to weather changes and water shortages. Look to your local community for programs like this. One that I know of is the Paradise Grange Community Garden. You can contact Debbie at 530-413-3974 for more information on what they’re doing and what might be… Read more »

Stay Healthy, Naturally

By Terra Karma You might know me from EarthDance or our “TerraKarma’s Chico Music for Peace Festivals” in the plaza. But I’ve always wanted to be a healer of some kind. This past year, besides giving music lessons, our family started a company called Silver Remedy to sell colloidal silver. You really have to question… Read more »

Autumn Is on Its Way! Season of the Metal Element

Autumn is the time of the metal element in Chinese cosmology. When we think of metal we often think of precious objects such as gold and silver. We are familiar with industrial metals such as steel that hold up buildings but what about our health?

Spring Cleansing from the Inside Out By Maxine LeClerc

Spring is the perfect time to cleanse and detoxify, especially the liver, the organ associated with spring. Since the liver dumps directly into the colon, keeping the colon clean during any detoxification program enhances the bodyâ??s natural ability t

There’s What in My Shampoo?

Have you ever wondered what all those ingredients are in your shampoo, soap, lotion, deodorant, toothpaste, and so on? This is not to alarm you, but unless you are very diligent about shopping,

Supporting Local Farmers

Welcome to Eco-Logical, a column created to look at how we might live â??greener,â? more satisfying lives and walk a little more lightly on the planet in the process.