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Archives for November 2013

Homemade Headache Cure Tea

This is Rosemary Gladstar’s recipe for Homemade Headache Tea, which is one of her favorite tea blends for the treatment of headaches.  This and other herbal healthcare recipes can be found in Rosemary Gladstar’s Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health which is 400 pages of amazing herbal knowledge and recipes.  She shares 175 Teas, Tonics, Oils, […]

8 Non-Traditional Uses for Kombucha

After discovering that after 2 to 4 weeks of brewing, kombucha becomes more sour, Tracey (DontMessWithMama.com) decided to explore other uses for kombucha. She realized that overbrewed kombucha becomes kombucha vinegar. So she looked at: Adding a little kombucha to certain drinks Marinades and Dressings (recipes!) that use kombucha Household cleaning applications Gardening uses Pesticide […]

Homemade Cranberry Superfood Bread Recipe

Cranberries are a superfood that have an antioxidant capacity that is second only to blueberries. Laurie of the Dan330 website explains the history of cranberries in the United States. She shares the various ways that Native Americans used cranberries and how they passed their knowledge on to fur traders from Europe. For example, they shared […]

How to Make Fermented Radish Slices (Recipe)

Don’t forget to Like Herbs and Oils Hub on Facebook so you’ll get notified every time we find a great new post about Herbs, Essential Oils, DIY Projects, Spices, Natural Remedies and Natural Living. Fermentation is another excellent method of preserving food.  Beneficial bacteria transform sugar and starches into a tart lactic acid.  As a […]

A Smoothie To End All Sugar Cravings

  This is a delicious smoothie that can reduce or end your sugar cravings. Those cravings often result from blood sugar that spikes up and down due to eating unhealthy carbohydrates that trigger the insulin response. This smoothie recipe was created by Lisa of MindBodyGreen. It keeps the blood sugar steady by slowing down the […]

Homemade Herbal Remedy for Indigestion (Recipe)

Don’t forget to Like Herbs and Oils Hub on Facebook so you’ll get notified every time we find a great new post about Herbs, Essential Oils, DIY Projects, Spices, Natural Remedies and Natural Living. Over the holidays we get together with family and friends.  We also eat large amounts of home-cooked food and sometimes we […]

After Thanksgiving Immune Boosting Soup Recipe

This is a post by Laura, a contributing writer at the Modern Alternative Mama site. Many people will eat some processed foods and refined sugars at Thanksgiving dinner. It’s a holiday when we let our guard down and enjoy family, friends and food.  In this article Laura shares a recipe for a homemade soup that […]

14 Reasons You May Want to Keep Drinking Coffee

I love strong coffee and was really cheered to read this article by Debra of DIY Natural. She researched the benefits of drinking coffee and came up with 14 benefits.  Here is just 1 of the benefits:  Coffee may help to lower the risk of premature death. Debra found two confirmed studies that showed the […]

How to Prepare for Winter Emergencies

Mary of Homegrown on the Hill wrote this great article that summarizes some things you should have ready in your home to deal with a winter emergency. It covers lighting, heat, people food, animal food, medical items, and other things to consider when preparing for winter emergency.  Whether you live in the city or the […]

How to Make Healthy Homemade Stock or Bone Broth

Bone broth is stock made by boiling the bones of healthy animals with vegetables, spices and herbs. It produces a mineral rich broth that has many health benefits. Among other things, it heals inflammation, helps to fight colds and the flu, and it helps with digestive problems and allergies. Tracey of Don’t Mess with Mama […]