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The Ultimate Homemade Anti Aging Serum Recipe

Homemade skin care products that are made from organic ingredients and natural oils are often just as effective as expensive commercial creams and serums.  This is a recipe for a homemade, anti aging serum by Meital of Natural Alternative Therapies. The recipe uses a variety of carrier oils and essential oils that you mix together […]

How to Make Homemade Calendula Extract

  Calendula is effective in treating damaged or injured skin, and assisting with minor wounds.  It is often used to support healthy skin, and is a common ingredient for herbal oils, salves and lip balms. In this post, Andrea of Frugally Sustainable, explains how to make a homemade calendula extract.  She discusses how to harvest […]

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 […]