Having a sore throat this time of year is not uncommon around our Homestead. Whether it’s from a cold due to all the weather changes, or seasonal allergies, it seems like we all manage to experience the burning, scratching, and hoarseness that makes us feel downright miserable. This is a super-simple recipe for One Ash […]
Shiso (aka Perilla, or Japanese Basil) is considered a weed in North America. In Asia, however, it’s eaten in salads and added to soups and sushi. Dried, it can be used as an excellent tea for breaking up chest congestion and treating colds.
Peppermint is one of the plants that has a wide variety of uses. It can warm you up or cool you down and can help with everything from nausea to repelling spiders. Here are 25 ways I use peppermint – fresh, dried and essential oil.
Marigolds are a symbol of autumn. Their beautiful shades of yellow, red and orange make beautiful fall flower arrangements. Marigolds are more than just a pretty flower though. They are miracle flowers. Culinary uses, medicinal uses and more. After reading this, you’ll never look at the humble marigold the same way.
Hair loss can happen for many, many reasons. There are many natural and cheap ways to keep your locks and save your drains. I go through the science of what made a major turn around on my own head. With studies showing over an 80% success rate, it’s worth a shot for you too!
Oregano is starting to be studied and used as a natural antibiotic for poultry and other livestock. Before you reach for a commercial product, why not try a holistic remedy?