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How to Make Liquid Sunshine Vitamin Water & More

You’ll find recipes and directions for  five signature color-free, sugar-free, alkaline vitamin waters developed by Zain Saraswati Jamal. Zain’s vitamin waters are healthy.  They also look so beautiful and  inviting.   They’re wonderful combinations of fruit, vitamins, oils and herbs.  And you can get your vitamins in a simple, cheap, delicious and hydrating way!  The other thing […]

5 Herbs That Lower Blood Pressure

Bad habits like smoking, eating fatty foods, drinking alcohol and leading sedentary lives can result in high blood pressure.  Heredity and aging can also lead to an increased chance of high blood pressure.This article by Nature Hacks discusses 5 herbs that can lower blood pressure. One herb reduces stress and anxiety which can reduce blood […]

Herbal Remedies for Kids

One of the most frequent questions  that comes up is what herbs are good to use when your kids are sick.  This is a great post from Pantry Healing that answers this question.  The writer is a Mom with a 2-year old son.  These are herbal remedies that she uses for her own child. The […]

Extraordinary Skin Care Benefits of Turmeric

In this post  you’ll learn about the extraordinary skin care benefits of turmeric.  There are 10 skin benefits listed. You’ll also get a recipe for a simple face mask using Turmeric powder. Turmeric has a lot of skin treatment benefits.   It helps heal and prevent dry skin and slows the skin aging process. It […]

Top 10 Anti-Inflammatory Herbs

This is an informative and balanced article on the top 10 anti-inflammatory herbs.  These herbs have been shown to help with conditions like inflammation and infection. The author notes that similar to traditional medication there can be side-effects and for each herb lists its benefits, risks and health concerns (if any.)  There is also a […]

Homemade Herbal Cough Drops

Commercial cough drops contain ingredients like acesulfame potassium, aspartame, malic acid, artificial coloring, sodium carboxymethylcellulose and so on. Katie’s (Wellness Mama) recipe for homemade herbal cough drops contains organic honey, elderberry, chamomile, and other natural ingredients.  Sounds healthier to me!  I love Katie’s recipes because they’re clearly written and she gives you different options depending […]

How to Make a Homemade Chamomile Tincture

An herbal  tincture is a concentrated liquid form of an herb.  A tincture concentrates all of the properties of the herb so that they’re more effective.  They also last longer. Chamomile is  the relaxation herb.  It is naturally calming, relaxes nerves and reduces pain. Some use it  to reduce gas and colic in infants.  Chamomile […]

10 Herbal Remedies for Hair Loss

Thinning hair and hair loss are problems faced by both men and women.   This post shares a list of 10 herbs that can help with thinning hair and hair loss. There aren’t any recipes.  But if you’re suffering from thinning hair and hair loss, it’s a good starting overview of herbs to look at. Click […]

How to Make Herbal Tinctures

An herbal  tincture is a concentrated liquid form of an herb.  A tincture concentrates all of the properties of the herb so that they’re more effective.  They also last longer. Katie at Wellnessmama.com is an expert at making tinctures.   In this post she shares general instructions on how to make a tincture.  She uses an […]

4 Herbal Remedies To Relieve Itchy Skin

When our skin itches it means that it’s irritated.  The cause could be sunburn, eczema, poison ivy or other irritants.  Meagan at Growing Up Herbal has some GREAT home remedies for itchy skin.  And she shares her super secret anti-itch remedy. In this post you’ll get some great research on the causes of itchiness.  You’ll […]