3 Natural Treatments for Varicose Veins

If you suffer from bulging or lumpy veins in your legs, don’t despair. Roughly half of all middle-aged Americans have varicose veins—mostly women. Although that is little comfort when your legs are in discomfort, there are natural measures you can take to relieve the pain and even shrink the veins that cause it. Varicose veins […]

When You Find Yourself In The Hospital

As a person who desires to live life as natural as possible, you may have never considered having to face a hospital emergency room. Or, if the thought had crossed your mind, perhaps, it gave you a little shudder and you promptly suppressed it. I want to share with you that, if prepared; a hospital […]

How to Make Herbal Remedies—Teas and Tinctures

Making your own herbal remedies is easy and can save you money. The two most common ways to administer medicinal herbs are with teas and tinctures. Before beginning you want to make sure that you start with fresh, quality herbs. If you’re picking them out of your garden, that is easier to assure, but what […]

Sweet Potato Health Facts

Several years ago, a family in our church left for several weeks to visit distant relatives. The father of the home, however, could not leave his job for such a stretch and was alone for a week before joining his wife and children. Consequently, we had him join us for supper one evening. We learned […]

How To Make Gut-Healing Yogurt

Yogurt is a dairy product created by fermenting milk with a Lactobacillus culture. Making your own yogurt is fun and easy. It is an ideal way to use up extra milk if you own dairy animals. And, it is a healthful snack that children love. Here’s my recipe to make yogurt. Start with fresh milk. […]

Elderberry Benefits For The Flu

A few weeks ago my husband’s co-worker dropped a box of tissues on his desk as she hustled past. When he looked up, puzzled, she shrugged and said, “It’s flu season.” Many choose to get a flu shot, but here is a much safer method. A Healthy Alternative Each year, in preparation for flu season, we […]

Cinnamon As A Treatment For Diabetes And Digestion

While waiting in line at the pharmacy, recently, I noticed that next to the supplies for diabetics—glucose tablets, lancets, and alcohol wipes—they displayed cinnamon capsules. “Why?” I wanted to know. A quick search in my library turned up that cinnamon (cinnamomum verum) can be used to lower blood glucose levels. According to a study discussed […]