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.

Essential Oil Cooling Spray for Summer

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It might just be that I'm spending a lot of time outdoors with my kids and usually holding one of them, but this summer has seemed unusually hot to me. Not only has it been hot, but the humidity … [Read more...]

Chlorella Uses & Benefits

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I've raved about Spirulina before and shared how I use it, but Spiulina's cousin Chlorella is a powerhouse as well. What is Chlorella? Like Spirulina, Chlorella is a freshwater algae with a host of … [Read more...]

Gardeners Hand Salve Recipe

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Gardening- Cheaper than therapy and you get tomatoes! - Author Unknown There are so many benefits to gardening besides just the fresh produce. Gardeners are known to live longer and I know many … [Read more...]

Homemade Anti-Itch Spray

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Oh summer... how I love thee. With the fresh peaches for cobbler, long days for family activities, abundance of fresh veggies at the farmers market and the extra time with family, summer is almost … [Read more...]

Health Benefits of Essential Oils

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I've already posted in depth about some of the major problems with modern use of essential oils (in one of my most controversial posts to date), but essential oils do have many benefits, so I wanted … [Read more...]

Natural Hair Growth Oil for Men

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I don't write many posts specifically for men, because men typically require fewer personal care products. I've shared the natural shaving options that my husband uses, and this is another recipe for … [Read more...]

Black Cumin Seed Oil Benefits

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There are so many simple natural remedies with a long history of use that have been largely forgotten in modern times. From the health promoting (and hair-growing) properties of castor oil to the … [Read more...]

Ginkgo Biloba Benefits – Herb Profile

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A skinned knee... my first impression of Ginkgo Biloba was not a positive one. We had a single Ginkgo tree in our yard at my house growing up. It has fascinating leaves that turned bright yellow in … [Read more...]

Ear Infection Natural Remedies

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As a mom, few things in life are more difficult than seeing your child suffer, and ear infections can be a very painful part of childhood for some kids. As a child, I had recurring ear infections … [Read more...]

Spicy Cider Recipe – Natural Cold Remedy

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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...]