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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…

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…

Make Throat Soothers– How to Provide

Make Throat Soothers: Soothing Throat Pills If you’re on the lookout for throat pain remedies, make these super-simple Soothing Throat Pills. They treat throat infections like sore throats and laryngitis. By Rosemary Gladstar These Soothing Throat Pills work wonders for sore throat, laryngitis and…

Smoothies and Juices for Your Health

Smoothies and homemade juices are an excellent way to get your fruits, veggies and nutrition. They are easy to make and ingredients can be prepared ahead of time to make preparation convenient. Smoothie blends and juices can be made to address different health issues….

Healing Herbs Found in Your Kitchen: Cinnamon

  Cinnamon is amazing and has many healing properties associated with its antioxidant nature. According to WebMD, the health benefits of cinnamon, could include lowering blood sugar in diabetics and decreasing inflammation. Particularly, studies have found that cinnamon improves symptoms associated with metabolic syndrome…

Healing Herbs Found in Your Kitchen: Ginger

Ginger The ginger root is a common element in cooking and belongs to the same family turmeric. However, it has a surprisingly wide variety of healthful and healing properties. Ginger is well-known as a digestive aid and remedy for nausea and stomach upset. Personally,…

Arnica

Arnica is an herbaceous plant that has been used for several hundred years for topical healing and in homeopathic preparations. Arnica tinctures and creams are used for topical healing of bruises, sprains, insect bites, muscle aches, and swelling. Arnica should never be taken internally….

Natural Cleaning Products

  Commercial cleaning prodcuts can be harsh and contain toxins that can negatively impact your health, your family’s health and your pets’ health. Natural cleaning products are effective and easy to make. Common ingredients in a variety of natural cleaning products include baking soda,…

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