3 Natural Home Remedies To Get Rid of Spiders

Don’t like spiders? Don’t worry, you’re not alone, but that doesn’t mean you have to kill them or spray them. Anyone who’s even a little bit interested in protecting the environment knows that insecticides are one of the most poisonous substances we bring into our home and avoid it at all costs. (By the way, […]

11 Health Benefits of Aloe Vera Juice

The aloe vera plant is amazing, having many healing properties to it. The leaves of the plant are where you will find the yellow-colored liquid that can work wonders. You may already know that aloe vera gel can be very beneficial to the skin, helping with sunburn, insect bites, rashes, cuts, and the like. The […]

Health Benefits of Cranberry Juice

The cranberry is a small, red fruit that is often passed over in favor of the blueberry. However, the cranberry has several health benefits and is most commonly available as a juice. If your juice of choice with your breakfast is orange, stop and consider for a moment the benefits of cranberry too – and […]

Where To Buy Bulk Spices And Herbs – A Comparison of Bulk Herb Suppliers

I have studied herbal medicine for almost 20 years. In the beginning, I purchased small quantities of herbs at the local health food store. That is great if you just want a teaspoon of something; but not so cost effective if you want a pound. After further learning and wanting to use more herbal preparations […]

How to Assemble an Herbal First Aid Kit

When someone says “First Aid Kit” the first thing to come to mind is band-aids. But there is more to being prepared than having those convenient little adhesive bandages on hand. Previously, we discussed essential oils to keep in a first aid kit and using them for emergencies. In this post, I’d like to discuss […]

5 Best Natural Health Books

I thought today I’d share my top 5 natural health reference books. Of course this is just a sampling of what is on my shelf, and I refer to a lot more than this; but these 5 will give you an idea of what to look for in several categories. Rosemary Gladstar’s Family Herbal This […]

The Difference Between Essential Oils and Flower Essences

People often confuse essential oils and flower essences. Although both essential oils and flower essences have therapeutic benefits they are, in fact, different commodities. They are extracted in different ways and are also used in different ways. This article outlines the differences and similarities between these two popular natural products – and when you should […]