Dr. Joseph Mercola on Natural Health Products and Articles


What You Should Know Before Using Castor Oil

Posted on June 6th, 2014 by Dr. Mercola  |  2 Comments »

Castor oil is widely known as an effective natural remedy due to its antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal properties. The oil is mostly made of fatty acids, 90 percent of which is ricinoleic acid, believed to be responsible for castor oil’s many health benefits. But in spite of castor oil’s many positive attributes, natural health expert […]


Why Aspartame-Sweetened Soda Is a Big Diet Disaster

Posted on May 9th, 2014 by Dr. Mercola  |  6 Comments »

Did you know that half of the United States population over the age of two drinks sugary beverages on a daily basis? The figures can be higher, as this statistic does not include 100 percent fruit juices, flavored milk, or sweetened teas. This high consumption has actually contributed to rising obesity rates among American adults […]


Grounding: How the Earth Provides You with Antioxidants

Posted on April 4th, 2014 by Dr. Mercola  |  1 Comment »

Have you ever noticed how much better you feel after walking barefoot on the beach during a sunny day? It’s not just the warm sun – the earth itself also contributes to this. When your bare feet touch wet sand or moist grass, the earth transfers a supply of electrons to your body, which helps […]


Why Proton Pump Inhibitors Aren’t the Answer to Acid Reflux

Posted on March 11th, 2014 by Dr. Mercola  |  613 Comments »

If you consult a doctor for acid reflux or any related problem, you’re most likely to get a prescription for a proton pump inhibitor (PPIs). These drugs are designed to stop the production of acid by your stomach. While this may be the conventional way of treating acid reflux, natural health expert Dr. Joseph Mercola […]


Hepatitis B Vaccine: What Parents Should Know

Posted on February 18th, 2014 by Dr. Mercola  |  1 Comment »

One of the most important decisions that every new parent makes is whether or not their child should receive a vaccination. Regardless of what your stand is, it is highly recommended that you learn about the vaccine in question – especially its efficacy and risks – before giving it to your child. In the United […]

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