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Homemade Dandelion Tea

Our yard is full of spring dandelions! I had no idea about this little Utah treasure.  The kids are in heaven with all the flowers popping up.  I had each of the boys gather a bag full this morning.  It was really quiet for about 30 minutes.... miracle around here! Garrett was so proud. Here are the pretty flowers. What to do with all the [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:17-04:00 May 6th, 2013|Home Remedies|3 Comments

Home Remedies for Whooping Cough

Are there home remedies for Whooping Cough? Whooping Cough is in the news right now and it seems like parents (at least around me) have been worried about it for months. I have a friend who isolated her newborn baby back in August because whooping cough was circulating. It is still circulating today and not getting any better.  If I had a newborn baby right [...]

Home Remedies for Sinus Infection

  If you only take one supplement take this one! It supports your immune system from the inside! Your body will thank you. We have been hit with the preschool "superbugs" lately.  It is not surprising that my boys get sick around Halloween.  They go to a preschool that has Halloween parties full of candy, juice, and processed cookies.  I love their preschool (by the [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:32-04:00 November 6th, 2012|Home Remedies|2 Comments

Raw Potato for minor skin burns

Did you know that raw potatoes for minor skin burns works? I know it sounds crazy, but it seriously helped my minor burn.  You place the sliced  potato directly on the burn and it literally "pulls" out the heat.  You have immediate pain relief and the burn stops burning.  How do I know this? About 3 years ago I was attending a local Chinese Christian [...]

By | 2017-10-10T15:25:15-04:00 October 25th, 2012|Home Remedies|4 Comments

Cold & Flu Remedies

Since cold & flu season is upon us and it's time to stock up on my natural remedies. 1. 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 [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:34-04:00 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 | 2017-10-05T20:40:34-04:00 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 [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:34-04:00 July 24th, 2012|Home Remedies, Nutrition, Pregnancy, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Homemade Facial Cleanser

Homemade facial cleanser is easy to make, inexpensive, and non toxic.  I have seen a few homemade facial cleanser formulas online.  I tend to have more oily skin that is slightly sensitive.  I have to be really careful about what facial cleanser I use.  There is a balance.  I don't want a facial cleanser to dry out my skin too much, and I also don't [...]

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 [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:35-04:00 May 22nd, 2012|Beach, Green Living, Home Remedies|6 Comments