Herbal Remedies

Ear ache? Ear infection? Treat them naturally!

When my second child was young, he had constant ear infections. They were so frequent that we purchased an otoscope and learned how to use it so that we could diagnose ear infections at home. We wanted to determine if a trip to the doctor was necessary. Although I was...

Free Herbal Remedies Book!

From time to time I find free books on Amazon.  I download them to my Kindle app on my ipod and phone. When I am waiting in line, waiting for someone or just have a few minutes, I read them.  Sometimes I find they aren't useful to me, but most of the time I learn...

Hands-on Herbal Remedy class on my farm!

Are you interested in learning more about herbs and how to make your own herbal remedies? I have scheduled my class "Herbal Medicine Made Simple: The Art of Herbal Medicine from a Christian Perspective!" for Sunday, September 21. Class will begin promptly at 1:00 pm...

Seasonal Allergies ~ Part 3

This is the third and final part in my series on natural remedies for seasonal threats.  You can find Part 1 here, and Part 2 here. Remember...when using herbs for medicinal purposes, it is essential to use organic herbs! Ginger helps to reduce allergic inflammation. ...

Seasonal Allergies ~ Part 2

You can read Part 1 of Seasonal Allergies here. Let me share some more home remedies for seasonal allergies. Remember that one of the most important aspects of treating allergies with natural remedies is to begin treatment about two weeks before allergy season begins...

Seasonal allergies ~ Part 1

Do you suffer from seasonal allergies? It seems like spring and fall often bring on allergic reactions in many people. If those allergies aren't addressed, they can sometimes lead to sinus infections or worse! Here in Tennessee, Goldenrod is already in full bloom -...

Sinus Infection? Free book with remedies!

I found this book (free right now!!!) at my affiliate Amazon today.  I don't have a Kindle but I have the Kindle app on my phone and ipad. Although I haven't had one in a long time, I used to suffer with sinus infections all the time.  This looks like a good reference...

Using Jewelweed for Poison Ivy Relief ~ Pt. 2

Using Jewelweed for Poison Ivy Relief ~ Pt. 2

In Part 1, you learned how to make a tincture of Jewelweed to be used (on the skin only ~ remember it is toxic to ingest!) in treating poison ivy. Now we are going to make an oil which you can turn into a salve, use in a soap etc. The process is very similar. You will...

Using Jewelweed for Poison Ivy Relief ~ Pt. 1

Using Jewelweed for Poison Ivy Relief ~ Pt. 1

Recently I talked about gathering Jewelweed....hopefully some of you were able to find this wonderful plant. Now...what do we do with it? Come with me as I work up the Jewelweed that we gathered! In this post I will cover making a tincture and soon we will talk about...

Jewelweed (Impatiens Capensis) – Get it now!

This is a post from the past.  Oh, how things have changed!  My little one is now almost 6 feet tall!  However, I'm glad to say that the benefit and mechanics of using Jewelweed have not changed! There will be several posts on using Jewelweed coming next but first it...