If you are looking for an easy way to reap the benefits of medicinal plants, take a look at herbal tinctures.
Rosemary is a delightful herb that also contains many important health benefits. As one of my favorite herbs to flavor food, having rosemary around is essential! But living in a very cold wintery climate often makes growing it difficult, but it can be done, and is well worth your effort!
There are certain foods that can naturally keep the urge to smoke at bay, while also helping to heal the damage that’s taken place in a smoker’s body
Vitamin D is an essential nutrient and one that can be synthesized by our body when sunlight hits our skin. But during the winter it can be hard to get enough vitamin D to keep the body running in tip-top shape.
These crisp cool winter months are beautiful. The fresh snow lingers on the ground as you wake up to a lovely frost coating what used to be vibrantly colored trees just a few weeks ago. But now that winter is here, many still have to be outside to care for animals or land, and because of that, we’ve designed this helpful guide with natural alternatives to help keep your skin perfectly beautiful and healthy even in the icy cold and dry winter wind.
Made from all natural ingredients, slippery elm cough elixir is easy to make, tastes good, and gets to the heart of a sore throat or cough.
If you’ve ever had a case of a “Blue Christmas,” just know that you aren’t alone and there are things you can do about it!
Elderberries have long been touted for their amazing health benefits. They are widely used in natural medicines and food. Elderberries are the rich, dark purple fruit of the elderberry shrub and have high levels of antioxidants making them perfect to help support the body through some ailments, such as the common cold.
Not everyone is on board with the flu shot once winter rolls around. If you are one of those who doesn’t want to get the shot, this guide is for you! It is possible to boost your immune system naturally and give your body the extra edge this cold and flu season without getting the controversial shot.
Readers should not underestimate the effectiveness of this herbal formulation. It is as powerful as any cough syrup and faster acting. Moreover, this remedy has a therapeutic effect overall, while the chemicals in commercial cough syrups impair the immune system.
Making your own electrolyte powder is a low cost alternative to purchasing those expensive sports drinks. An added bonus to making your own electrolyte powder is it gives you complete control over the ingredients of the electrolyte drink and you can have it on hand when you need it the most.
You probably have heard about CBD oil by now, but might be wondering what it is and if all the hype is justified. Here, we explain what CBD is, and why it erroneously became swept up in the War on Drugs.
Have you ever wondered what you would do if there were no pharmacy? Having a background in herbal and natural medicine will undoubtedly be a must-have skill to possess. Author and herbalist, Cat Ellis discusses this vast subject and shares information about her popular selling book, Prepper’s Natural Medicine.
Honey is a must-have for pantries. Not only is it packed with health benefits but also serves many medicinal purposes including first aid, wound care, and homeopathic aids. This primer can help you better understand how it aids in health, but also how to use in first aid.
If you’re anything like me, and a lot of other more natural people out there, you have probably tasted your fair share of herbal teas. They tend to calm the mind and soothe our stress away, and there’s a science behind why herbal teas tend to be good for our overall mental health.
Our health says a lot about you and the health issues you may be experiencing could be a direct result of bad habits, poor eating choices, negative thoughts, etc.
This is the easiest way to make your own hand sanitizer using essential oils!
Arnica is an herbal medicine known for its healing properties. Whether your entire basement is filled with canned foods and enough water to survive the apocalypse or you simply keep a first aid kit in your car “just in case,” you should consider adding arnica salve to your emergency kit.
Lemon balm or Melissa officinalis is a popular herb in the mint family. It is often used in holistic medicines, herbal teas, and grown by those who take a more natural approach to their health and well being.
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.