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.

Lavender Honey Burn Salve Recipe

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Raw Manuka Honey is a mainstay in my herbal remedies cabinet to speed healing on all types of wounds, and I've used it with great results on several occasions. Why Raw Honey? Most recently, when the … [Read more...]

Benefits of Vinegar Baths

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There are many types of baths that can be used for detoxification and relaxation, but none that benefit the skin with a single ingredient as much as vinegar baths. I'm not a fan of the smell of … [Read more...]

Natural Remedies for Interstitial Cystitis

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September is Interstitial Cystitis (IC) Awareness Month. As the month draws to an end, I want to take this time to shed light on a bladder disease that affects millions of Americans as well as several … [Read more...]

Essential Oils for Hormone Balance

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I've shared my favorite remedies for PMS and cramps before, but I've gotten a lot of questions about essential oils for hormone balance lately and wanted to share some experience with this as … [Read more...]

How to Make and Use an Herbal Electuary

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Elderberry syrup is a mainstay of our Fall and Winter natural remedies, and one of my favorites because it is the easiest to get kids to take happily. It combines the benefits of flu-fighting … [Read more...]

How to Make an Herbal Liniment

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If you were to visit my home and glance inside my pantry, you'd find the normal food stapes, but also several baskets and bins of assorted homemade herbal remedies in jars, tinctures in dropper … [Read more...]

5 Backyard Herbal Remedies to Harvest Yourself

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Did you know that many of the backyard weeds that many of us spend time fighting and spraying with chemicals (like Plantain) are actually medicinal plants with health benefits? We may prefer … [Read more...]

Lavender Salt Ear Infection Remedy

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Ear infections are rough, especially for kids who are suffering through one. Many conventional methods aren't effective for ear infections, and while natural remedies work, some can take a … [Read more...]

How to Create a Natural Remedies Checklist

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Each year about this time, I start preparing for the Winter months by making tinctures and elderberry syrup (you can freeze ahead) and other remedies to have on hand in case anyone gets sick. I … [Read more...]

Natural Ways to Fight Drug Resistant Head Lice

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Reports have recently surfaced about an outbreak of drug-resistant head lice in half of US states. The timing of this outbreak coincides with the start of school in many places, so experts predict … [Read more...]