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Natural Remedy for Overeating

Is there a natural remedy for overeating? I know I have been guilty of overeating here and there.  Which is not too bad.  I just can't do it often if I want to stay healthy and fit.  There is a difference between chronic overeating and the occasional overeating.  I am more like the occasional overeater and my husband has the love of food gene.  He [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:39+00:00 March 30th, 2012|Home Remedies, Homeopathy|2 Comments

Bites and Puncture Wounds

Ledum  (wild rosemary) ~puncture wounds (from needle pricks to dog bites) ~lacerations (especially hands and feet) ~insect stings or rashes. ~it promotes faster healing and is known to help deter sepsis ~it also has a knack for healing old yellowed bruises, black eyes and eye injuries (with the attention of a healthcare practitioner) ~similar applications for Ledum include: itching feet and ankles that become much [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:40+00:00 March 24th, 2012|Herbs, Home Remedies, Homeopathy|1 Comment

Homemade Insect Repellent

Looking for a Homemade Insect Repellent? This homemade insect repellent is a great option.  The insects are intense in Florida during the summer .  I feel much better about putting these non-toxic ingredients on my kiddos.  I love DIY formulas that are quick, easy and actually work. Fill a spray bottle with: 3 ounces water 1 ounce witch hazel or aloe vera juice 10 drops tea tree [...]

By | 2017-10-10T14:12:18+00:00 March 6th, 2012|Beauty Products, Green Living, Home Remedies|2 Comments

Omega 3 Fatty Acids

What is the importance of omega 3 fatty acids?  Should omega 3 fatty acids be supplemented in a regular diet?  How does an omega 3 fatty acid deficiency affect the brain?  The New York Times has reported that a new study links low blood levels of omega-3 fatty acids are associated with smaller brain volume and poorer performance on tests of mental acuity, even in [...]

Coconut Oil for Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers say the ketones found in coconut oil have slowed the progression of Alzheimer's disease in some people and may actually prevent it. Video can be found here. This is great news for my family because both my grandfathers died of Alzheimer's disease.  My uncles searched and searched for something to help my maternal grandfather and his Alzheimer's.  He died about 5 years ago.  The [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:55+00:00 February 24th, 2012|Home Remedies, Nutrition|5 Comments

Natural remedy for Bacterial Infections

Notatum (Penicillium notatum) - for relief of Cold Symptoms, Earaches, Bacterial Infections and Respiratory Infections. Notatum is effective for treating all types of bacterial infections and inflammations, especially those caused by staphylococci and streptococci. It also helps resolve urological infections, herpes zoster, otitis, tonsillitis, respiratory infections and acne. This remedy can be prescribed in high doses to eliminate acute infections. In addition, Notatum does not contain Penicillic acid and [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:56+00:00 February 7th, 2012|Green Living, Home Remedies, Homeopathy|0 Comments

Croup Remedies

Croup can be stressful for parent and child.  The cough is alarming and the breathing is strained.  My oldest son woke up in the middle of the night a few months back with the typical "croup" cough.  It was midnight when he awoke from his sleep and I immediately administered these 3 remedies.  Within an hour he was settled back down and back to sleep. [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:57+00:00 February 7th, 2012|Essential Oils, Green Living, Herbs, Home Remedies, Homeopathy|4 Comments

Best Homeopathic Flu Remedies

What are the best homeopathic flu remedies?  Here is a list of the best homeopathic flu remedies.  Check your symptoms and find the best fitting remedy. Gelsemium is the # 1 remedy to think of with the typical flu symptoms: tremendous aching, no thirst, a low grade fever (100/101) with chills running up and down the back and clamminess rather than sweating, tremendous lethargy and sleepiness, [...]

By | 2013-07-17T21:19:50+00:00 February 5th, 2012|Home Remedies, Homeopathy|0 Comments

Top 10 Probiotic Foods

What are the top 10 probiotic foods?  I am going to list a few of our family favorites.  We love probiotic foods. We include probiotic foods in our diet daily.  It is so important for immune support and digestive health especially in growing children. 1. Raw Kefir- A probiotic fermented milk drink made by kefir grains.  This beverage has helped many heal from severe digestive and [...]