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DIY Remedies for Stings, Bites, Scratches, and Sunburns

First, I LOVE this site ~ WWW.Fix.Com/Blog !  It’s my new favorite website. They share a lot of different posts that include easy-to-follow infographics that help you to quickly understand the topic.  There’s also something very relaxing about this site. In this case, the subject is DIY Remedies for Stings, Bites, Scratches, and Sunburns. These are all […]

How to Start a Medicinal Herb Garden

Herbs have been used for healing for thousands of years.  There’s been a resurgence of interest in herbs because they are natural, easy to use and affordable.  By starting your own medicinal herb garden you can make teas, tinctures, infusions, balms, lotions and more to treat the  symptoms of the common cold, flu, skin irritations, […]

Essential Oil Sleep Blend for Kids

If you’re a busy Mom and have children who can’t drop off to sleep at bedtime, check out this article by Rebecca from Camp Wander.  She has developed a wonderful essential oils blends to help your child sleep better.  You can diffuse the oils, apply them directly to bed linens or massage some on the bottom […]

How to Make a Homemade Herbal Syrup

Syrups are an easy way to provide concentrated herbal treatments to both children and adults.   It’s also more convenient to have syrups prepared and available in advance.  Finally, many people prefer a sweetened herbal syrup to a traditional herbal tincture because it tastes better. This is an easy recipe for an herbal syrup. You can […]

7 Natural Remedies for Allergy Relief

With warmer weather, budding trees, blooming flowers and….Allergies. Katie of WellnessMama shares 7 natural remedies to relieve allergy symptoms.   There’s a nice range of remedies including herbs, probiotics, dietary and using a neti pot.   Since different people benefit from different remedies, try more than one remedy to see which one works the best for you. […]

Intensely Moisturizing Shea Butter Lip Balm (Recipe)

Marie of Humblebee and Me created this recipe for a moisturizing Shea butter lip balm.  It’s a wonderful mixture of Shea butter, cocoa butter, avocado oil, beeswax, cardamom essential oil, and a few other ingredients. Marie does use an herb infused oil in this recipe.  In case you don’t know how to make an infusion, […]

9 Herbs for Healthy Eyes

Caring for our sight includes things like wearing sunglasses outdoors, eating a healthy diet, managing stress and more. But Dr. Linda White M.D. of Mother Earth Living agrees that medicinal plants also might be worth adding to our lives. One of the things I like about this article, is that Dr. White mentions a variety of […]

3 Little Known Anti Aging Herbs and Remedies You Have to Know About

This is a short overview of 3 herbs and their benefits to skin care and anti aging. There’s one that I had not heard of before. If you don’t have a local grower or source for herbs, check out Mountain Rose Herbs for the herbs mentioned in the article. Click on the 3 Little Known […]

Herbs for Weight Loss: a Recipe for a Slimming Herbal Tea

  Many people are always thinking about losing a little weight.  Andrea at Frugally Sustainable brings you 9 herbs that help with weight loss and a Recipe for a Slimming Herbal Tea Herbs can be effective with appetite suppression and detoxification.  And as Andrea says  “There are several different herbs that have proven to increase metabolism […]

22 Health Benefits of Lemons

I love the smell and taste of lemons.  They are fresh and tasty.  But lemons are also extremely healthy.  They have many nutrients that aid everything from digestion to fatigue to anxiety. This article explains how to can use lemons to treat acne, colds and flu, fatigue and more!  Click on the 22 Health Benefits […]