About greenbootgirl

I am a mother of 3. We eat nourishing and traditional food at home. We use natural healing successfully with essential oils, herbs, and homeopathy. We love being in the outdoors and living the "green" life.

Natural Remedies for Food Poisoning

Food Poisoning is awful and it usually hits FAST (within 48 hours).  I’ve had severe food poisoning a few times (mainly during college) that left me weak and fatigued for weeks.  The main danger of food poisoning is dehydration…. the result of severe diarrhea and vomiting.  Here are the best natural remedies for food poisoning: homemade chicken broth, homemade gatorade, essential oils, and homeopathic remedies.  These […]

By |August 7th, 2013|Homeopathy|2 Comments

Homeopathic Remedies for Earache

Homeopathic Remedies for Earache

Homeopathic remedies are very effective in treating the acute symptoms of earache.  Take the appropriate homeopathic remedy immediately when symptoms begin.  For chronic ear infections, seek professional homeopathic care.  Often dietary changes are needed.

Aconitum:  Take at the onset of an earache.  The external ear is painful and hot.  Hyper-sensitve to music or noise.  Fever.  Dry cough and congested nose may be present. […]

By |August 6th, 2013|Homeopathy|2 Comments

Giveaway! Omega Juicer J8006 ($299 Value)

Recently I asked you to vote on this month’s giveaway, and the Omega Juicer J8006 was selected! I love this juicer and use it almost everyday.  The Omega Juicer J8006 is an easy to use masticating juicer with a powerful motor. It has a high juice yield and auto pulp-ejection function for continuous juicing.  The Omega juicer has a dual-stage juicing system and it operates quietly…. […]

By |August 3rd, 2013|Juicing|24 Comments

Homeopathic Remedies for Anger

Homeopathic Remedies for Anger.

Homeopathic medicines can treat the acute symptoms of anger.  Often professional constitutional care is needed for deeper healing.  There are many natural remedies for anger.  Here is a list of my favorite remedies that work for children and adults.  Many of these medicines worked beautifully  during my sons “Terrible 2″ phase that lasted over a year for both boys.

Bryonia- The children are irritable […]

By |July 30th, 2013|Homeopathy|1 Comment

Essential Oils for Bug Bites

We are visiting my parents ranch in Florida and the boys are outside playing all day long.  They are swimming, riding horses, catching butterflies, picking figs, fishing, counting cows, etc.  Lots of sunshine and lots of bugs.   I have tested and tried many essential oils.  I have discovered my favorite essential oils for bug bites and stings.  Some essential oils work a little better […]

By |July 27th, 2013|NonToxic Skincare|2 Comments

Counting Cows

Today we spent the day at our 240 acre Brooksville Farm counting cows.  The grass at this farm is knee high and the cows are happy grazing the day away.  Their bellies are full of Florida organic grasses.  We have over 140 cows they are spread out all over the property.  It takes a few hours to count all the cows and their calves.  We […]

By |July 26th, 2013|Farm Life|0 Comments

Homemade Fig Jam

It is Fig Season in Florida. Time to make my Homemade Fig Jam Recipe.  My parents have a beautiful Fig Tree outside their back door (all organic). The Fig Tree provides perfect figs for our tasty Homemade Fig Jam.

Here is a Fig still on the Tree:

Our Figs collected in mason jars.  My boys loved helping us pick the figs.

Ingredients: 

3 lb. ripe fresh figs, washed, stems […]

By |July 25th, 2013|Recipes|0 Comments

9 Homeopathic Remedies for Allergies

We are in Florida visiting my parents horse ranch for 2 weeks.  My oldest son is suffering from seasonal allergies.  Allergies affect one in four American and can be treated with homeopathy simply and inexpensively.  Using homeopathic remedies to treat allergies and hay fever prevents the side effects of suppressive treatments like allergy medicines. Decongestants and expectorants only remove the symptoms; whereas, homeopathic remedies can […]

By |July 22nd, 2013|Homeopathy|4 Comments

Health Benefits of Carrot Juice

What are the Health Benefits of Carrot Juice?

“The two obvious nutrients most are aware of are vitamin A and beta carotenes. Vitamin A toxicity is possible with vitamin supplements and fish oils, but you cannot overdose on vitamin A with carrots while enjoying their extra large amounts of this vitamin.  Beta-carotene is also a major antioxidant. The vitamin A and beta-carotene help maintain vision along […]

By |July 18th, 2013|Home Remedies, Sick|0 Comments

Herbal Wormer for Dogs

We have a new puppy named Sparky.  He is a mini schnauzer and absolutely adorable (to us)! I will be posting more about natural pet care and the holistic options available to all pets.  Here is my Herbal Wormer Formula from Molly’s Herbals

Molly’s Herbals Worm Formula for ALL ANIMALS.
The original two part system, works holistically in multiple ways.

By expelling live worms: the worms hate being […]

By |July 15th, 2013|Natural Pet Care|0 Comments