Cold & Flu Remedies

Since cold & flu season is upon us and it’s time to stock up on my natural remedies.

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I have already used this one with great success, just a few weeks ago.  This combination remedy works great for colds and flus going around.  There was a very nasty sinus infection/ congestion going around and it seemed to linger longer (some of my friends still have it). […]

By |September 12th, 2012|Babies and Children, Herbs, Home Remedies, Homeopathy, Nutrition|0 Comments

Benefits of Epsom Salt

A few days ago I was shopping at a local supermarket and there was a sale for Epsom Salt.  I thought this would be a good time to stock up.  Why?  Well, Epsom Salt has powerful benefits.  The first time I juice fasted (10 yrs ago), epsom salt added to warm water was a beverage I drank once a day.  It was a great way […]

By |September 7th, 2012|Green Living, Home Remedies, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Magnesium rich foods

Magnesium is a very important mineral.  I notice a big difference in my mood when I am not getting enough magnesium in my diet.  I am usually cranky, tired, and little on edge.  Sometimes I will even get headaches when I don’t get enough magnesium.  Here is a great list of ways Magnesium helps your health.

11 Miraculous Ways Magnesium Heals Your Mind & Body

1. Better sleep- […]

By |July 24th, 2012|Home Remedies, Nutrition, Pregnancy, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to make Water Kefir

Do you want to learn how to make Water Kefir? First, what is Water Kefir?  It is a bubbly natural soda packed with probiotics.  Water kefir contains over 40 strains of beneficial bacteria and yeast~probiotics.  A full list can be found here.  There are countless sites that discuss the benefits of probiotics, but one thing that stands out about water kefir is that these strains […]

Natural Relief for Sunburns

Looking for natural relief for sunburns? This is a great list of ways to relieve sunburns naturally.  I have had my fair shares of sunburns growing up in Florida.  A bad sunburn at the end of a fun day outside can just about ruin it.  We do a lot of preventative things to avoid sunburns.  Here are a few:

1. Take high doses of fermented cod […]

By |May 22nd, 2012|Beach, Green Living, Home Remedies|6 Comments

Natural Remedy for Whooping Cough

Whooping cough is a bacterial infection of the upper respiratory tract, primarily effecting both vaccinated and unvaccinated children. It’s highly contagious, and adult whooping cough is not uncommon. It starts as a common cold and develops into a spasmodic, persistent, suffocative cough accompanied by a sore throat, fever, mucus secretion and vomiting. Coughing continues until the lungs are emptied of air and the sudden, hard […]

By |May 15th, 2012|Babies and Children, Home Remedies, Homeopathy|9 Comments

3 Natural Remedies for Warts

Warts are becoming more and more common. If you have never seen a wart consider yourself lucky, most of us have had one or know someone that has. They are hard rough lumps growing on the skin, caused by infection with certain viruses and occurring typically on the hands or feet. If you have one, you want it GONE as quickly as possible.

By |May 9th, 2012|Green Living, Herbs, Home Remedies, Homeopathy, Nutrition|0 Comments

Natural Remedy for Chickenpox

A few days ago I had a friend email me about chickenpox.  Her children had been exposed and she wanted to be prepared for the good, the bad, and the ugly.  What is chickenpox?

Chickenpox is a viral infection in which a person develops extremely itchy blisters all over the body. It used to be one of the classic childhood diseases.  Chickenpox is caused by the […]

By |May 2nd, 2012|Home Remedies, Homeopathy|2 Comments

Remedies for Acute Illnesses

Homeopathy has a great success rate for acute illnesses.  There are many great homeopathic remedies for acute illnesses.  These are some of my favorite remedies.

Remedies for Specific Situations and Acute Illnesses

Kali-bichromicum. Number one remedy for sinus infections.

Chamomilla. Number one remedy for teething.

Ignatia. Number one remedy for acute grief or emotional shock.

Belladonna. Number one remedy for high fever.

Aconite. Number one remedy for nipping a cold in the […]

By |May 1st, 2012|Home Remedies, Homeopathy|3 Comments

Lemon Juice as a Natural Cleaner

I juiced 5 lemons this morning and could not throw away the peels.  I am always reading about things that lemon juice can be used for around the house.  Here is a list of things that I am going to try.

1.  Mix lemon juice and water in a spray bottle for a natural air freshener.

2.  Make your own all-purpose cleaning solution. Combine lemon juice, vinegar […]

By |April 25th, 2012|Green Living, Home Remedies|0 Comments