Home > Natural > News News All sections in Natural » Find a Practitioner » Herbs » Life lessons » Natural approach » Natural Living » Natural Therapies » Natural News Durban prostitute decapitated for traditional medicine Three minors from Durban are expected to plead not guilty to participating in the killing and decapitation of a prostitute whose head was intended for use by a traditional healer. Ask Natural Expert » Learn Have you tried? » Quiz Why am I so tired? » Like us Facebook » Would you go for a snake massage? Health benefits of drinking warm lemon water Do herbal supplements really work? People have been using herbal supplements for centuries to cure all manner of ills and improve their health. But much about their effect on human health remains unknown. Are alternative medicines in trouble in SA? New legislation is threatening the sale of complementary and alternative medicines (CAMs) and may have a devastating impact on this multi-billion rand industry. Hempseed oil has potential heart-health benefits With an ideal ratio of omega-6 and -3 fatty acids and the ability to lower high blood pressure, hempseed oil has potential as part of a heart-healthy diet. Website publishes homeopathic Ebola cure A prominent natural health website has come under fire after one of its contributors published a homeopathic cure for the deadly Ebola virus. A quick look at leech therapy Leech therapy actually has a name: hirudotherapy, and it is practised as much at the foothills of the Himalayas as it is in surgeries in New York. Art therapy helps express emotions Art therapy uses creative means to help express emotions and deal with mental and physical challenges. “ Latest comment on Health24 Dan Demoyne says... I think these figures are exaggerated and sensationalized. Let's just leave that region alone for a while and see how they go without interference from the first-world. I'm sure... Ebola cases could double every three weeks ” Herbal products contain unlisted ingredients The majority of herbal products on the market contain ingredients not listed on the label, with most companies substituting cheaper alternatives and using fillers. SA medicinal plants under threat Indiscriminate harvesting of wild medicinal plants is driving some species towards extinction, according to a report by the Water Research Commission. Acupuncture relieves indigestion A new wireless device that stimulates acupuncture points with electrical waves on the surface of the skin has been found to relieve indigestion symptoms in diabetic patients. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family Cardiovascular risk factors Take care of your teeth. Anytime. Anywhere. Like us on facebook! Live healthier Knee pain relief » Knee injuries Test your knee pain knowledge Symptoms of knee pain Do you suffer from knee pain? Do you suffer from recurrent knee pain? It could be osteoarthritis... Vitamin wise » Vitamins for HIV What to eat for vitamin B? Cut down on vitamins Get your vitamins right Find out which vitamin to use for which condition. Ask our Vitamin expert.