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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.

A Green Carnival

Guest post by Christina, a mother of three with a new blog “Laughing and Losing It.”  She writes humorous and heart-warming posts from the perspective of a mom who grew up as the youngest of 17 children.  You can visit her blog at laughingandlosingit.net or support her blog by going to https://www.facebook.com/laughingandlosingit and liking her page. A Green Carnival I accompanied my daughter and her 1st grade class, [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:15+00:00 October 21st, 2013|Green Living|0 Comments

Stand Up Against Artificial Food Dyes

The more I learn about artificial food coloring the more upset I am about it.  I hate that it is all around us.  I hate that it is tempting my child at every turn.  I recently wrote about how I hate that artificial food dyes are in the public school system.  In my opinion they need to be taken OUT! Immediately!   The more people [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:15+00:00 October 19th, 2013|Nutrition|0 Comments

High on Food Dye!

Are your kids high on food dye? My oldest son is in half day kindergarten at our local school.  There are so many things I love about the school.  His teacher is great.  The administrators are very friendly. They have an awesome reading program that I volunteer and participate in every Monday for a few hours.  One of my friends helped develop and implement this [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:15+00:00 October 17th, 2013|Nutrition|2 Comments

Bee Sting Allergy Attack

My youngest son was stung by a bee Saturday night.  He was stung on the hand.  He screamed out in pain and I quickly treated the sting with lavender and tea tree oil.  I placed a band aid on the sting and then he was off to bed. The next morning he woke up and his hand was red and swollen.  He was scratching it and [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:16+00:00 September 8th, 2013|Homeopathy|1 Comment

First Signs of Illness

All natural healers have their favorite "First Signs of Illness" remedy.  I happen to have mine too.  There are lots of natural things I implement when I start to feel sick.  I make fresh carrot, apple, lemon juice (drink it often).  I also drink homemade chicken broth.  I increase my Omega 3 fatty acids intake with: fermented cod liver oil or chia seed kombucha.  I [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:16+00:00 August 22nd, 2013|Homeopathy|3 Comments

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.... t he 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. [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:16+00:00 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 [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:16+00:00 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 | 2017-10-05T20:40:16+00:00 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 [...]

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 [...]