Category: Natural Healing

Dream Tea

Good sleep is essential to good health. A warm cup of herbal tea before bed is just the thing to relax the body and mind. The following recipe is my own creation. It contains spearmint for flavor and a positive mood, chamomile for relaxation,…

The Importance of Work Life Balance

In an article from Business Insider, Elon Musk states that people need to work 80 to 100 hours a week in order to make significant contributions or “change the world”. The article goes on to say that everyone worked 100 hours per week and…

The Versatile Avocado

Avocado is one of my very favorites. It is versatile, healthful, and easy to store and use. According to an article on WebMD, avocados contain many nutrients and vitamins that are essential for good health including lutein, folate, and monounsaturated fats.  Avocados are portable,…

Healthful Teas for the Cold and Flu Season: Part 2 Symptom Relievers

In part two of my article on herbal teas for colds and flu, we will focus on symptom management. Many times, the common cold and other viruses required time and rest for a cure. The symptoms associated with colds, flu, and flu-like virus are…

Healthful Teas for the Cold and Flu Season: Part 1 Immune Boosters

Cold and flu season is upon us. Symptoms of colds and flu are uncomfortable and include congestion, fever, body aches, cough and stomach upset. The healthful teas for colds and flu can be divided into two categories. The first is immune boosting teas to…

Smooth Smoothies with Avocado

Avocado is one of my favorite ingredients to add to a healthy smoothie. They create a silky texture and add all kinds of wonderful nutrients. In addition, the flavor of an avocado is mild and doesn’t dominate the flavor of your drink. Avocados are…

Meditation for Physical Health

We’ve all heard the phrase “mind over body”. What does this actually mean? In researching methods for my own healing, I’ve read a lot about meditation to promote physical healing. It is well known that meditation promotes well-being and psycho-spiritual health, but what about…

Herbal Tea Blends for You

Mint Magic 4C pure water boiled Mint leaves- ¼ cup fresh leaves Peppermint Leaves-¼ cup fresh leaves ¼ tsp lemon juice Steep for 20 min Strain into a container or teapot Honey to taste Substitute different types of mints to experiment with the flavors….

Healing Herbs Found in Your Kitchen: Cardamom

Cardamom is common spice found in most kitchens. It comes in the form of either green pods full of seeds, just the seeds, or ground into a powder. The scientific name for cardamom is Elettaria cardamomum. It is a plant native to India. The…

Coffee- Five Good Things to Know

Good news, everyone! Coffee has many health benefits. We hear and read a lot about the health benefits of tea, but now we know that coffee can benefit you as well. According to current research, coffee can be incorporated into a healthful diet. Just…

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