Category Archives: Natural Health

Immune Superhero: Elderberry Tea for Colds and Flu

brewing elderberry tea

Elderberries, or Sambuca/Sambucus nigra, are lovely little black, blue and purple berries with a myriad of health and healing benefits proven to help ease a cough, cold or fever. (Just don’t eat the red berries {Sambucus racemosa}, which come from another species and are toxic unless cooked). There are many ways to take your elderberry medicine When school rolls around each year this elderberry natural remedy can be a life saver. Help fight … Continue Reading »

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What is Oil Pulling? Benefits of Oil Pulling with Coconut Oil or Sesame Oil

oil pulling with sesame oil

Oil pulling originated as an Ayurveda practice possibly 10,000 years ago but was coined as “oil pulling” in the 1990’s by Ukranian Physician, Dr. F. Karach. Historically oil pulling has been done to improve a variety of different health ailments. Some say they have noticed health problems mysteriously clear up after just a few days of oil pulling-as though the toxins are pulled right out of them. I decided it was time to … Continue Reading »

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How to Make Orange Vinegar a Simple Homemade All Purpose Cleaner

homemade all purpose cleaner

We all want safe cleaning products without all the nasty chemicals and that’s why green cleaning products are all the rage these days. But with this simple orange vinegar recipe you can take the Do it Yourself approach to green cleaning at a fraction of the cost. Orange Vinegar: My Super Simple Homemade All Purpose Cleaner Recipe In a pint size mason jar, I combined the peels of about 2 oranges and covered … Continue Reading »

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Hevea Pond Bath Toys: No More Icky Black Mold in My Rubber Ducky

hevea pond bath toys for sale

Have you ever been blasted in the mouth with a slimy black mold filled jet of water? Just the thought of it makes my stomach do the chicken dance. I’d be willing to bet if you have kids and those kids have cute rubber ducky bath toys the odds are good that THEY have. That’s an even more disturbing thought. So when I ran across an article in Parents Magazine about Hevea Pond … Continue Reading »

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Your Moshi Moshi Handset: A Retro Fad or Life Saving Technology

moshi moshi handset

Have you heard about the Moshi Moshi handset? And did you know that cell phones emit dangerous amounts of radiation? According to an article from the Environmental Working Group studies find significantly higher risks for brain and salivary gland tumors among people who have used cell phones for 10 years or longer. One of the key benefits you’ll enjoy from the Moshi Moshi handset is the elimination of up to 99% of the … Continue Reading »

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Top 5 Natural Health Topics for 2011

5 most popular natural health topics

It is hard to believe Natural Health Goodies was started in December 2009 – where does the time go? Rhetorical question don’t answer that, unless you know the secret to stopping time so I can get more done in a day in that case please leave a detailed explanation in the comments. This past year has been an exciting ride for Natural Health at least personally as we have meet many fun and … Continue Reading »

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10 Healthy Halloween Treats for Kids and a Halloween Light Show to Boot

10 Healthy Halloween Treats for Kids

If you are looking for some inspiration for Halloween decorations this year check out this ultimate Halloween light show in Riverside California! He has thousands of lights, four singing pumpkin faces, hand carved pumpkins, tombstones, strobe lights and flood lights all set to “This Is Halloween” from The Nightmare Before Christmas. He began this project back in 2008 with a small set-up… it has grown over the years into what you see here. … Continue Reading »

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Lunchbots: Stainless Steel Lunch Containers with Style

Lunchbots Stainless Steel Lunch Containers

I’ve been looking for eco-friendly lunch containers to replace all those plastic bags for kids lunches and I’ve recently discovered Lunchbots. Lunchbots are stainless steel lunch containers with bright and cheery colorful lids that really spruce up lunchtime, plus no more toxic plastic bags that get guncked up with peanut butter and jelly when you try to re-use them! Lunchbots are stylish stainless steel lunch containers If you don’t like the idea of … Continue Reading »

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