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.

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...]

Castor Oil Packs – How to Make & Use Them

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...]