Ulcers are a pain…a pain in the stomach. If you have ever had ulcers, you wouldn’t forget them and also thank your lucky stars! Ulcers are actually painful sores that occur in the stomach or in the upper part of the small intestine. As many as 10-15% of Americans have ulcers. And not surprisingly more […]
Let’s get a little fermenting going on! Have some veggies that need to be used up?? Well, how about preserving them in a new but old-fashioned, tried and true way?!! Fermented veggies, or cultured vegetables are seriously easy and seriously good for you, not to mention…just-plain-GOOD! You have most likely heard of sauerkraut, kim chi, […]
Carrier oils are useful when working with essential oils because it is sometimes necessary to dilute a neat oil. One example is when applying to the skin. Powerful, highly concentrated essential oils may cause skin irritations. Another use for carrier oils blended with essential oils is that they are often applied during massage, acting as […]
I am going to share with you today how quick and easy it is to freeze vegetables, berries and herbs…yes…even herbs! The freezer can be a powerful, overlooked method of preserving. Picked at peak ripeness, produce and herbs can be stashed away now, in your freezer, for use during those cold days of winter. I […]
Essential oils can be a wonderful way of supporting your child’s health, happiness and well-being. Essential oils can be very therapeutic and nurturing to both your child and you, the caregiver. Essential oils are used externally (on the outside of the body) in your child’s bath, body lotions, oils, creams, gels, compresses, foot baths, or […]
This is a very short history on herbs. From “caveman days”, through China, Egypt, the Dark Ages through to our present time. Enjoy!