This Vick’s style vapor rub is whipped with all-natural ingredients like shea butter and coconut oil for a smooth feel and a soothing minty freshness.
Most of us have already heard of a few of the many benefits of lavender, but its healing properties go way beyond simple aromatherapy. Whether it’s in the form of a tea, an essential oil, or a dried herb for food, lavender is a must for those seeking a healthy way of life naturally.
There are certain foods that can be thought of as a double-edged sword, in terms of keeping your body healthy and cleaning your teeth at the same time.
Since our skin is our largest organ, we need to take measures to ensure that what we put on it is as natural as possible. Here are five harmful chemicals found in deodorant that can play a part in the diminishment of our health.
Everyone deserves a calming and stress-free life, however, that’s not the reality in which any of us live. Stress happens. Life happens. But when it does, an herbal tea bath could be the soothing ritual needed to unwind.
Because of the medicinal properties of sage, it is perfect for making natural band-aids to wrap around skin abrasions.
Every so often an ingredient really does have an amazing effect on skin. Niacin and niacinamide (a form of the vitamin B3) is one such ingredient, with plenty of studies and research to back up the benefits.
Our preps are our lifelines during difficult times. Because of limited space issues, the items we carefully put away need to be versatile. Read about 7 kitchen essentials that will conserve space and get the job done.
If you are interested in natural remedies, chances are you are familiar with aloe vera. Maybe you have used it after you’ve had too much sun, or you keep a tube of gel in your first aid kit for burns and wound care. But did you know the plant has many other uses?
Making things yourself not only saves you money and helps the environment, but it lets you know where your products are coming from and exactly what’s in it.
Why spend hundreds of dollars on anti-aging skin care products when you can grow an herb garden and get all you need to fight the effects of aging?
Making your own natural, homemade laundry detergent is one of the easiest parts of a transition to a homesteaders lifestyle and a more natural way of living. Check out these 3 simple laundry detergent recipes you can make from around the web!
This DIY lotion bar is all natural and contains only 5 ingredients making it an easy DIY project.
We can all stand for a wake up call on our cleaning skills and this video will do it! Watch as you discover 15 items dirtier than your toilet!
Most store bought lip balms contain toxic substances that can do more harm to your lips than good. Feel confident knowing there is an alternative – a natural alternative. This homemade lip balm recipe is soothing, moisturizing and will help heal chapped, sensitive lips.
Natural household cleaners are easier to make than one would think and typically use similar ingredients. Click here for recipes and a shopping list.
This is the easiest way to make your own hand sanitizer using essential oils!
Aromatherapy is the practice of using different scents, such as oils, flowers, spices, or herbs, to treat symptoms of common illnesses and potentially offer long-term health benefits.
You want to look at your preparedness supply as a lifeline that can serve multiple purposes. Read more on how to use the kitchen staple, Crisco to make soap.
Drinking tea has many health benefits, and for many, is quickly becoming the first line of defense when a health boost is needed. Consider these health benefits at teatime!
If you are feeling the flu coming on, these are the holistic remedies you need to prep to give you a head start in beating it.
Sprouts are what Mother Nature intended for us in terms of additional nutrition. They are low cost, easy to grow and can give you ample dietary nutrition on a daily basis.
What is happiness? And how can you add more to your life? Here’s what research has to say.
We all could use some relaxation and calm in our ever-stressful lives. Several herbs promote deep relaxation, but none quite like an herbal tincture with “nature’s Valium,” valerian root.
If you have not been as diligent as staying in shape through the Winter, well, now is the time to get back into the groove. Transform into your better self with our focus on WMS (workout, meditate and study).
Yarrow isn’t as well-known as other medicinal herbs such as echinacea or peppermint, but it’s nonetheless a useful tool for a more natural approach to health and wellness. Yarrow’s uses range from aiding in clearing blood clots to menstrual issues. It can also be used cosmetically!
If you’ve ever considered attempting a “digital detox”, there are some health benefits to making that change and a few tips to make things a little easier on yourself.
Cut the duration of your cold virus with these tips so you can get back to your busy life.
A new study suggests that doctors return to more natural and holistic roots by prescribing healthy foods and an improved diet for some Americans. Long stuck in a culture where unhealthy diets and chemical-laden foods have become normal, many doctors are now breaking the mold – but it’s good and bad at the same time.
Walking provides many health benefits. Here’s why walking is so important, and how to fit more steps into your day.