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 …

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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 …

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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. …

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10 Dandelion Tea Benefits: Can’t Beat em Eat em

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 …

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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 …

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Lime: the Natural Key to the Fountain of Youth

organic lime skin care

Did you know the good 'ol lime is a powerhouse of natural health and beautiful skin? The easily overlooked little cousin to the lemon is in fact one of the best natural cures for bad skin and may in fact be one of the hidden secrets to the fountain of youth. I was looking through one of those free natural …

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