Archives for November 2014

11 Natural Remedies to Lower High Blood Pressure

When the heart beats, it produces pressure that pushes blood through blood vessels and capillaries. This distributes oxygen to the organs in the body. Blood pressure measures the pressure that occurs when the heart pumps the blood out of the heart (systolic pressure) and the pressure of the heart as it rests between beats (diastolic […]

How to Replace 10 Household Products With Castile Soap

Castile soap is a vegetable-based soap usually made from 100% pure olive oil, lye, and water. It’s a pure soap with no animal fats or chemicals. It’s completely biodegradable. Finally, it’s a mild, natural soap that can be used on both normal and problem skin. Catile soap can be found in liquid or bar form. […]

How To Naturally Remove Mold With Tea Tree Oil

There’s a wide variety of different molds. Mold is a fungus that occur in warm, damp, and humid conditions. Mold  spreads through spores. There is evidence that exposure to indoor mold can cause upper respiratory symptoms like wheezing, coughing, stuffiness, eye irritations and congestion. This article explains how to use Tea Tree Oil to remove indoor […]

Cooking With the Seasons Cookbook – Fall Edition

  Cooking With the Seasons Cookbook – Fall Edition is a wonderful cookbook filled with mouth-watering recipes and beautiful photographs. These are healthy dishes that are both delicious and easy to make. There are 76 pages with 30 recipes that are ideal for the Fall and Winter. When you buy the Cooking With the Seasons Cookbook, […]

Herbal Remedies Book – Health, Beauty & Cleaning Recipes

I’ve been sharing natural homemade herbal remedies by Claire Goodall for over a year. Her natural health, beauty and cleaning recipes are always creative and effective. More importantly, using recipes and remedies that don’t have toxic chemicals in them can be a real lifesaver. Claire has written the Everyday Roots book which contains 215+ of her Natural […]

3 Incredibly Easy Remedies to Help a Dry Nose

The cold winter air can result in not only dry skin, but also dried out nasal passages. This can result in painful breathing, sneezing and nosebleeds. In this article, Claire shares 3 different all-natural remedies that you can use to treat dry nasal passages. Two of the remedies use different oils. Claire provides recipes and […]

20 Best Home Remedies For Treating Psoriasis Symptoms

Psoriasis There are 5 different types of psoriasis. However, the most common type is plaque psoriasis. Plaque psoriasis presents as raised, red, scaly patches that have a gray-white build-up of dead skin cells. It’s an autoimmune disease that can appear on any part of the body. One of the main symptoms is itchiness. This article […]

How to Make Medicinal Pickled Turmeric To Reduce Inflammation & Promote Wellness

Turmeric has a warm, spicy, bitter, peppery taste and a pungent, citrusy, slightly floral scent. It’s used in curry powders, some mustards and other dishes. However, turmeric has been used in medicinal herbal remedies for centuries. Turmeric is used  medicinally in teas, tinctures, and poultices. The healing effect of turmeric is thought to be curcumin, […]

How to Make Herbal Bath Tea Bags

The first mention I could find of using herbs for bathing goes back to Saint Hildegarde of Bingen (1098 to 1178). She was a German writer and Benedictine nun who, among other things, wrote books about botany. She also wrote about specific herbs to use in the sauna and to apply to the body during […]

10 Fabulous Uses For Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is an amazing oil that’s used for both cooking and for health and beauty recipes. It’s especially effective in skin care recipes. Coconut oil is an excellent moisturizer that forms a protective layer on the skin and retains moisture in the skin. If you have sensitive, inflamed or irritated skin, coconut oil is […]