The 1800s Pain-Relief Plant That Doctors Used

Written by: Tammy Robinson Every time we are afflicted with a headache, hangnail or even the common cold, most of us simply pop down to the local drugstore and pick up an over-the-counter remedy. But chemical-induced drugs aren’t always best for us, and we also should consider: What if the drugstore is closed – or … Continue reading The 1800s Pain-Relief Plant That Doctors Used

4 Rare Herbs to Add to Your Garden

4 Rare Herbs to Add to Your Garden By Ashley Houk Before hospitals, clinics or doctors were available to everyone, herbs were an important part of peoples’ lives. As time progressed, many medicinal herbs were used for their culinary properties to add flavor. Although you can find plenty of herbs, fresh and dried, in most … Continue reading 4 Rare Herbs to Add to Your Garden

Natural Solutions for Sensitive Skin

Fight redness, dry skin, and other bumps and blemishes caused by sensitive skin with these natural beauty tips. By Gina DeBacker What is sensitive skin? Although up to 50 percent of women say they have it, the exact definition varies depending on whom you ask. And despite the vast number of skin-care products targeted at … Continue reading Natural Solutions for Sensitive Skin

7 Steps to Stop the Bird Flu in Its Tracks!

[reposted from my Capper Farmer blog: http://www.cappersfarmer.com/blogs/falcos-poultry.aspx ] The bird flu is an infection which jumps.  The avian flu virus can pass from wild birds such as ducks to say chickens laying eggs on a farm to people like you.  As this virus makes its jump, it strengthens, becomes nastier, even deadly.  It is very … Continue reading 7 Steps to Stop the Bird Flu in Its Tracks!

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Blackberry & Chamomile Herbal Tea Recipe

"Blackberry and chamomile herbal tea is medicinal tea.  It is known to help with throat inflammation, calms and relaxes, boost immunity and helps to heal wounds with a good amount of vitamin C.  It is perfectly safe to drink and has no known side effects with all the benefits!" 8 oz Dried Chamomile Flowers 8 … Continue reading Blackberry & Chamomile Herbal Tea Recipe

The 6 Most Versatile Essential Oils You Can Own

Written by: Robin Marri Miller As an essential oil practitioner, there are several oils that I use more often than others. This is because these essential oils are extremely versatile, with each having multiple uses. Here is a list of what I consider the six most versatile essential oils you can buy. Stored property, they … Continue reading The 6 Most Versatile Essential Oils You Can Own

7 Things Your Doctor’s Not Telling You About Coconut Oil

Written by: Amy O'Donnell Do you notice more coconut oil in your grocery, discount or health food store? Coconut oil is everywhere, and in everything, from food to beauty products, as more people discover its benefits. Health-conscious people have known about coconut oil for many years. As its popularity increases, so has its availability. Common … Continue reading 7 Things Your Doctor’s Not Telling You About Coconut Oil

Canine Homeopathic Treatments for Natural Pet Care

By Bruce McElmurray We live in the mountains with our four German shepherd dogs. Our nearest veterinarian is approximately 45 miles one way and so we often treat our furry family members with homeopathic remedies. These have worked for us in the past, and although I am unable to say that the natural remedies always … Continue reading Canine Homeopathic Treatments for Natural Pet Care

The Heal-Everything Herb That Doubles As Bandages … And Toilet Paper

Written by: Erin Goodin It was brought to the Americas by European settlers and is now considered to be naturalized to North America. The settlers, in fact, had good reason to carry it with them: It has a long list of medicinal qualities. It is mullein, which grows all over the forests of North America … Continue reading The Heal-Everything Herb That Doubles As Bandages … And Toilet Paper

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Understanding Pain & 4 Natural Pain Relief Options

Understanding Pain Pain motivates us to seek treatment more than any other symptom. It can be debilitating and cause us to react to various circumstances in a way we normally would not. Our brains register pain by stimulation of particular nerves. Essentially, a nerve is an electro-chemical channel or an electro-chemical pumping vessel in which … Continue reading Understanding Pain & 4 Natural Pain Relief Options