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.

Spicy Cider Recipe – Natural Cold Remedy

Fire Cider natural remedy for colds, flu and sore throat

I first discovered a recipe for "fire cider™" a few years ago when I got a copy of Rosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs book that shares this recipe and many others.It is a traditional recipe that … [Read more...]

Castor Oil Packs – How to Make & Use Them

Castor oil packs for skin and health

I was first introduced to castor oil as my due date approached with my first child. Like any mom, I was eager to meet my little one so I turned to the expansive wisdom that is Google to find ways to … [Read more...]

Sore Nose Soothing Balm Recipe

Sore Nose Soothing Balm Recipe

I'm grateful that we don't often get sick, but when we do, it is typically the runny nose and mild cough type of illness (or just seasonal allergies). I use my natural remedies to help speed recovery, … [Read more...]

The Benefits of Lemon Water

Benefits of drinknig lemon water in the morning

I've occasionally had a glass of warm lemon water in the mornings for years, but usually just because it sounded good and I wanted something warm besides coffee or herbal tea.Lemon Water in the … [Read more...]

21 Shea Butter Benefits and Uses

Shea butter uses and benefits for healthy hair and skin

What is Shea Butter?Shea butter is a skin superfood that comes from the seeds of the fruit of the Shea (Karite) tree and that is naturally rich in vitamins A, E and F. It offers UV protection (it … [Read more...]

4 Natural Sleep Remedies

4 Unusual Natural Sleep Remedies that actually work

I'm firmly convinced that we are only beginning to understand how important sleep is for health, but we already know that sleep is important for proper hormone function, blood sugar regulation, cell … [Read more...]

How to Make and Use an Herbal Poultice

How to Make and Use an Herbal Poultice

A friend recently asked how we had helped my son's spider bite a few years ago and I told her our protocol of poultices of activated charcoal, baking soda, bentonite clay and plantain (alternating). … [Read more...]

Risks and Uses of Essential Oils

Warning- risks of essential oild and how to use them safely

Essential oils are all the rage lately, and with good reason. They are, in a sense, a pharmaceutical grade natural remedy with incredible power. But with great power comes great responsibility, and … [Read more...]

Natural Remedies for Acne

Natural remedies for acne that really work

The other day, I was trying to find a picture of me when I was in high school to show my kids. I couldn't find one because I was so photo shy at that time... mainly because of my acne (and … [Read more...]

Echinacea Benefits and Uses

Echinacea Uses and Benefits

I met my husband walking across the country, and it turns out you learn a lot about a person by walking 15+ miles a day with them. At the time, he was a 20-something guy into sports and healthy(ish) … [Read more...]