Natural Antifungals

Garlic

Candida. Yeast infection. Jock itch. Athlete’s foot. Thrush. Ringworm. Different words for the same beast—fungus. We’ve all been affected. But what do we do about it? A quick search through that big superstore we all love to avoid shows products up to $18 a tube. But do they really work? And what are the possible […]

Arnica and St. John’s Wort Liniment

St. John's Wort

I’ve told you before that Kloss’ Liniment is one of my favorite medicinals, and Arnica (Arnica montana) is a close second. With boys in the house, and gardening/homesteading chores to do, we see a lot of bruises and sore muscles. Also known as the mountain daisy, mountain tobacco, or wolf’s bane, arnica is recommended by […]

Natural Solutions For Your Hummingbird Feeder

hummingbird feeder

If you live in the south western states, you will be familiar with garden visitors such as hummingbirds. Hummingbirds are busy, little birds who, by all accounts, do not have a relatively long life; they need a constant supply of nectar (sugar) to keep them in the air. Many people try and attract hummingbirds to […]

Natural Preservatives for Homemade Beauty Products

Beauty products

Most store bought beauty products contain artificial preservatives because the products need to have a long shelf life. However, if you are making your own beauty products at home, you don’t have to add synthetic preservatives to your natural products; there are various types of natural preservatives that you can use instead. Examples of natural […]

Five Ways to Lower Blood Sugar Naturally

Tennis

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 26 million Americans have diabetes. They also predict that if current trends continue, 1 in 3 Americans will have diabetes by 2050.  In light of these staggering statistics, I’d like to share five sure-fire ways to help lower your sugar—for those who feel they’ve tried everything. […]

Honey for Aromatherapy and Beauty Products

Honey Comb

If you make your own aromatherapy and beauty products, you might want to consider honey as an ingredient; honey isn’t just for eating, it can be added to many different homemade beauty products. Although beeswax is a popular ingredient for homemade aromatherapy products, honey, in its raw form, is useful too. Honey has many health […]

Kloss’ Liniment

Cold Sore

One of my favorite medicinals to have on hand is Jethro Kloss’ Liniment. In his classic book Back to Eden, Kloss recommends this liniment for “all pains, painful swellings, bruises, boils, skin eruptions of any kind, pimples, etc.” He also claims that it is useful for headaches by applying to the temples, back of the […]

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