I asked some of my favorite natural healers about cabin fever (also experienced as the winter blues, mid-winter doldrums, and Seasonal Affective Disorder) – how it affects the human body, and some natural ways to cope mid-winter. Believe it or not, our bodies adapt to winter by shifting hormonal and energy requirements/output, whether or not […]
When you get a cut or other minor wound, what do you do? If you are like me, you probably went for some peroxide or alcohol to disinfect the wound and then some Neosporin (or other antibiotic ointment) to help it heal. But that all changed a few weeks ago. Read on for the benefits […]
Learn how to use these five essential oils for your skin–bug bites, skin conditions, blemishes, and more!
There are so many ways to use lavender essential oil. If there is only one oil you can have in your home, let it be lavender. Here is why:
When you are making meals and you are in an hurry, burns can happen. Hot broth or oil can splash on your skin, or grabbing a hot pan without a good hot pad can cause a nasty, sore, red spot. Minor burns from cooking, starting a fire, grilling and baking CAN be treatable at home. […]
What is fire cider? It’s a spicy hot, deliciously sweet vinegar tonic. First concocted in the kitchen at the California School of Herbal Studies by Rosemary Gladstar in the early 1980’s, it was for teaching students how to make herbal preparations that were as much food as they were medicines. Fire Cider was among those […]