Healthy Menstruation Tea Blends

It's a fact of life, that every woman between the ages of 13 and 51, give or take a few years, has to endure menstruation every month. Most women breeze through this time with little problems.  But, like me, there are women who are not that lucky.  I'm almost 53, and according to my gynecologist, … Continue reading Healthy Menstruation Tea Blends

Elderberry Syrup Recipe

Many symptoms connected to colds and flus are effectively treated with this tiny berry. Coughs, fevers and sinus infections all bow to elder’s healing touch.  This makes elderberry a rare herb as it not only prevents infection but also treats the infection after it’s taken hold. Elder is an important herb for the immune system, … Continue reading Elderberry Syrup Recipe

Garlic Onion Honey Recipe

Garlic, onion, and honey are a powerhouse of combined healing naturals.  When you feel a sore throat,  cold, runny nose, and body aches coming on, your immune system is probably running on empty.  You can mix up this easy remedy for fast relief. This syrup is all natural, and it tastes yummy too. All you … Continue reading Garlic Onion Honey Recipe

Spa Bath At Home

My favorite way to relax, treat aches and pains, insomnia, and my fibromyalgia, is simple soak in the tub.  But by adding two or three ingredients, they turn my bath in a private retreat. Choose one or more of the following salts and oils to create your own spa: Salts Epsom Salt In water, it … Continue reading Spa Bath At Home

Homemade Rose Clay Facial Mask

Rose clay, often referred to as pink clay, is a gentle, natural clay that contains kaolinite. Rose clay is fabulous for most skin types; including sensitive skin. Rose clay provides gentle exfoliation, helps to draw toxins from the skin, helps to increase circulation, reduces skin irritation, and helps to reduce inflammation. Most rose clay facials … Continue reading Homemade Rose Clay Facial Mask

Ginger Syrup Recipe

Just the name, Zingiber Officinale promises a great surprise.  But, it's no secret that ginger works well for motion sickness. But, there's must more to this rhizome than you think. Ginger is one of the most ancient spices worldwide. It has become well-known for its health benefits, which include its ability to boost bone health, strengthen the immune system, … Continue reading Ginger Syrup Recipe

Motherwort Tincture

This is one of the tinctures I'm making today.  Motherwort is a favorite of mine and I use it everyday. It has many uses, but these are reasons I use it: cramps heart palpitations nervousness insomnia high blood pressure   It's very bitter, and a tea is hard to swallow, so, I make a tincture.  … Continue reading Motherwort Tincture

Homemade Pain And Varicose Veins Liniment

This is a great recipe for varicose veins, joint pain, muscle aches, and it's all natural. Ingredients 1/2 oz. yarrow (like this) 1/2 oz. calendula (like this) 1/2 oz. St. John's Wort (like this) .10 oz. cayenne (like this) .10 oz. ginger, ground or pieces witch hazel (like this)   Three Easy Steps Infusion Lightly pack all … Continue reading Homemade Pain And Varicose Veins Liniment

Herbs and Spices Simmering Pot

Make your home smell wonderful with dried herbs simmering on the stove or in an electric simmering pot.  Choose the herbs according to the season.  With Thanksgiving and Christmas upon us again, fill your home with warm delicious aromas of cinnamon, cloves, oranges, fennel seed, star anise, fir and needles, and pine needles. Lavender flowers … Continue reading Herbs and Spices Simmering Pot

Herbal Face Steam

Weekly herbal face steaming is very beneficial to your skin, and it's easy to do at home. Forget the expensive facial treatments, and opt for this herbal face steam instead. With all of the dirt, pollution and toxins we’re exposed to on a daily basis, our skin can really take a beating.  The nutrients from … Continue reading Herbal Face Steam