Category Archives: Natural Remedies

How to Make Raw Medicinal Honey with Ginger and Rosehips

making medicinal honey

After scoring a great deal on some raw wildflower honey, I decided it was time to try my hand at making Medicinal Honey by combining it with fresh ginger root and rosehips. Although I have adapted this recipe to suit my preferences, I was originally inspired after reading about how to make medicinal honey in Making It: Radical Home Ec for a Post-Consumer World by Kelly Coyne & Erik Knutzen. Making Medicinal Ginger … 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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Benefits of Garlic: Good Medicine from Dr. Earth?

benefits of garlic

The benefits of garlic have been known for thousands of years. Garlic has many potential medicinal uses in modern times as well. Garlic has antibacterial properties so it can help combat infections. It can be useful when you are losing your voice, and it can help clear a cough. Some in vitro studies even suggest anti-tumor effects may be present. Allicin, which gives garlic it’s characteristic burning sensation when the bulbs are crushed … Continue Reading »

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Dandelions: Can’t Beat em Eat em – Ten Dandelion Tea Benefits

benefits of dandelion tea

Who knew, dandelion tea benefits our health in numerous ways. It’s true, dandelions are high in many vitamins and minerals and have been consumed for thousands of years as a nutritious edible plant. So if you have been battling those pesky but pretty flowers year after year – just give in and get back by eating them instead of cursing them! I recently discovered an article touting the benefits of dandelion tea, as … Continue Reading »

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Organic Resveratrol Anti-Aging Wonder Food or Wonder Foible?

resveratrol a powerful antioxidant

Have you heard about resveratrol and the mysterious Longevity Gene? I know you’ve been flipping through your favorite health magazine like I have and have been stopped in your tracks by a drop dead gorgeous girl next door with glowing skin and photo-shopped eyes and thought to yourself “whoa hold on what’s this?” Only then do you see the “as seen on 60 minutes or fox news” splashed across the top, and the … Continue Reading »

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Lime: the Natural Key to the Fountain of Youth

organic lime skin care
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