Natural Remedies Articles & Tutorials

These natural remedies are effective at speeding recovery from illness and injury. They are a combination of herbs, supplements and lifestyle adjustments to help your family bounce back from ill health.

Natural Remedies for Sunburn

Natural Remedies for Sunburn Relief

I write a lot about the benefits of the sun and how it is important for Vitamin D production, hormone balance, getting enough blue light and many other functions in the body. A recent study reported … [Read more...]

Coconut Oil Pulling?

Coconut Oil Pulling - How to use coconut oil to improve oral health

I wrote about oil pulling a couple of years ago, before it gained mainstream attention in the news and on fashion blogs.It is something I've been doing off and on for years and that I see … [Read more...]

Benefits of Astragalus Root

Benefits of Astragalus Root

What is Astragalus? Astragalus root has been used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine. It is a powerful adaptogenic herb and is said to support immune function. Astragalus has gained … [Read more...]

Honey for Healing Cuts and Burns

Natural Remedy- Honey helps speed healing of cuts burns and wounds

I'm often amazed at things that our generation thinks we've discovered, only to find out that our grandmothers and great-grandmothers had been using them for years.Case in point: Honey for wound … [Read more...]

Marshmallow Root Herb Profile

Herb Profile- Marshmallow Root Uses and Benefits

Marshmallow Root is an herb that has been around for centuries. In fact, it was mentioned in Homer's Iliad (written 2800 years ago). It was used in ancient Greek and Indian cultures for its healing … [Read more...]

Dit Da Jow Herbal Remedy for Pain

Dit Da Jow herbal remedy for pain relief and rapid healing

Last year, our whole family started taking Jujutsu. We all enjoy it, but the rolls, throws and climbing aspects definitely come more easily to the kids! Any activity that involves wooden swords and … [Read more...]

3 Benefits of Using Herbal Tea During a Fever

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Note from Katie: My post on why I don't reduce fevers and what I do instead is one of my most popular, and I wanted her to follow up with natural things that you can do to help a fever. I've asked … [Read more...]

Flu Busting Gummy Bears

Cold and flu busting gummy bears- simple homemade recipe that kids love

I've shared my recipes for chewable gummy vitamins and healthy fruit snacks before, and today I'm sharing a flu-busting combination of the two.It seems that this flu season is going to be a bad … [Read more...]

Natural Remedies for Illness

25 Natural Remedies for Cold and Flu

When the flu bites, when the cold stings... these are a few of my least favorite things... Fortunately, some cases of illness can be easily prevented, and even once an illness has struck, natural and … [Read more...]

7 Natural Remedies for Eczema

Seven Natural Remedies for Eczema

I get quite a few questions about skin problems like eczema and psoriasis. I'm not a dermatologist by any means, but I have had some personal experience with eczema (in myself and family) and have … [Read more...]

5 Practical Natural Remedies

5 Practical Natural Remedies for Moms

As we enter flu season, I want to share five really practical natural remedies that I always keep on hand for illnesses or health problems at our house. I'm not a doctor and don't play one on the … [Read more...]

Garlic Herb Profile

Ways to Use Garlic To Boost Health

Garlic is an herb that we always have on hand, usually in several different forms. From garlic powder, garlic salt and minced garlic for culinary uses to fresh garlic for cooking and health uses- … [Read more...]