Just a glance at the lavender-hued petals and deep crimson center of Echinacea flowers can brighten a gloomy day. That’s probably why this wildflower is a staple in many gardens. Plus, with many medicinal uses, Echinacea is a wonderful addition to your home apothecary, especially during cold and flu season. Historically, Native Americans used Echinacea […]
At the first sign of a cold or flu, reach for Garlic Oxymel, an age-old immunity boosting remedy. Oxymel means “acid and honey” and is indicative of its two main ingredients (honey and apple cider vinegar). Traditionally used to help make certain herbs, such as garlic or onion, more palatable, drinking just 1/2 to 1 […]
Take A Holistic Approach to Antibiotic Resistance When it comes to our health, there are two schools of thought: the Germ Theory and the Terrain Theory. Understanding the differences is critical, particularly because it involves the use of antibiotics, which should be used sparingly and for the right reasons. So let’s examine this often confusing […]
The common cold: drippy nose, nagging cough, sore throat, clogged sinuses, and congestion. It’s miserable, spreads quickly (person-to-person or through the air), affects people of all ages, and hits nearly any time of the year, but especially in the spring and fall. It’s the most prevalent type of upper respiratory infection (URI) and is caused […]
Scheduling exercise isn’t as difficult as you might think. Here are 10 ways to get you moving more often.
A plant in the mint family, Motherwort gets its name from its ancient use: helping women who had a tendency to “over-mother”.
When done a detox is done correctly, getting your body clean and healthy can result in a wide range of positive effects.
There’s no doubt about it: what we eat, and how much we eat, has a direct impact on our physical health. But did you know that those same choices also influence mood, mental alertness, memory, and emotional wellbeing? Food can act as medicine, have a neutral effect, or it can be a poison to the […]
Always hungry? This study says to add some olive oil to your diet.
A child’s immune system from birth to about age 10, is still developing. Here are some tips to help boost their immune system naturally.