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How to Make Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric & Ginger Tea

Michelle of MindBodyGreen shares her recipe for Turmeric, Honey & Ginger Tea. It’s an especially healing tea during the cold, flu and allergy season. This recipe uses ground turmeric, ginger and other ingredients. It’s very easy to make. Click on the How to Make Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric & Ginger Tea link below to see the complete […]

The Best Herbs for Lowering Fever

For both children and adults an ongoing fever can interfere with much-needed sleep.  Ongoing fever can also lead to dehydration.  So in these cases it’s best to take steps to lower  the fever. In this article Justyne of Creative Christian Mama discusses 4 different herbs that  gently reduce fevers.  She also includes a caution about […]

22 Natural Sore Throat Remedies

I read once that the average person swallows 2000 times a day. Can you imagine suffering from a serious sore throat and swallowing that many times, knowing that every swallow will bring more pain? Claire has collected 22 all-natural sore throat remedies that you can review before you get your next sore throat. There’s a […]

The Best Plants To Detox The Air In Your Home

  This is an interesting and eye-opening article by Summer of MindBodyGreen about the air detoxing capabilities of certain plants. In the 1980’s NASA determined that certain species of plants can eliminate up to 87% of airborne toxins.  They estimated that a certain number of mature, air-filtering plants in an average-sized house could keep the […]

9 Powerful Home Remedies for Arthritis

If you have arthritis, you know how the aches and joint pain can slow you down, and interfere with the enjoyment of life. This article discusses 9 powerful home remedies that can ease the symptoms of osteoarthritis. One of more of these methods may help you. The article discusses: Lifestyle changes Supplements Recipe for a […]

17 Old Time Granny Cures That Still Work

In this article, Debra of DIY Natural shares 17 old time “Granny cures” that have been used in the southern Appalachians and Ozarks for ages. Debra explains the properties and purpose of each herbal remedy. One thing I like is that she also includes health precautions where appropriate. For example: White Willow Bark was used […]

10 Toxic Products No One Needs in Their Home

We often comment on this blog that a lot of commercial products contain toxic chemicals. However, we don’t often go into detail. This is an excellent article by Healthy Child Healthy on the MindBodyGreen website that is specific about the chemical dangers of certain products.  It discusses 10 different, specific products that you probably have […]

Natural Wasp Spray: Get Rid of Wasps without Chemicals

If you have wasps that you need to get rid of, Katie of Kitchen Stewardship has a fantastically easy and natural way to send them to the great beyond.  I can almost guarantee you have the two ingredients in your home right now. Katie also explains why her spray works so well. To see the […]

9 Natural Remedies for Cellulite

Cellulite is a problem that both younger and older women have to deal with. It’s a dimpling of the skin that results from a problem with the connective tissue and fat in the body.  Hormones, diet, lifestyle and genetics all play a role. Katie of Wellness Mama shares some natural remedies that she has tried, […]

14 Soothing Remedies for Nausea & Morning Sickness

If you suffer from nausea or morning sickness, this article may help you. Claire of Everyday Roots has collected 14 home remedies that treat nausea and morning sickness.  Some remedies are herbal.  Others are alternative medicine approaches.  There are food and diet remedies.  Finally, there are lifestyle recommendations. Click on the 14 Soothing Remedies for […]