Natural + Herbal Remedies
Natural remedies for life's most common ailments. These remedies are great for the whole family and can bring healing safely and quickly. Included are natural…
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This digestion tincture is by far the most used tincture in my home remedy cabinet. It’s simple to make, but effective against lots of digestive issues. If you’re dealing with bloating, IBS, or just need digestive support, then read on in this post.
One of the most asked questions on my popular homemade deodorant post is: “Can I put this in a plastic deodorant container for easy application?” And the answer is- absolutely yes! But it will work better if you make a couple of tweaks! I’ve played with my original recipes to create several different variations, including this probiotic deodorant. Try this simple recipe helps fight underarm odor naturally, with healthy probiotics!
If you're looking for a fun and tasty way to up your nutrient intake, look no further than these delicious magnesium gummies! Not only do they taste like lemons, but they're also a hit with kids and offer all the benefits of magnesium - making them the perfect snack for the whole family.
A soothing and petroleum-free version of the classic over-the-counter cough and cold vapor rub. #vaporrub #wellnessmamarecipes
Those with Crohn’s disease know just how much of a pain it can be. From abdominal pain to rectal bleeding, and other symptoms Crohn’s can be really painful and frustrating. The good news is traditional, nourishing diets, like paleo, can offer sweet relief from annoying (and sometimes outright discouraging) symptoms.
A simple elderberry syrup recipe made with dried elderberries, honey and herbs for an immune boosting and delicious syrup. Can be used medicinally or on homemade pancakes or waffles. #ElderberrySyrup #Elderberry
You may have heard about neem for garden pests, but there’s a whole lot more to this wonder plant. Neem benefits people too and has been used for thousands of years in traditional cultures for a wide variety of ailments. Here we’ll explore the science behind this plant and how we can use it to benefit the body.
A stimulating and skin soothing mask with healing clay, raw honey, and vitamin rich pumpkin.
Simple immune-boosting marshmallows with a hint of elderberry. These are a kid favorite in our house and I love that they get vitamins plus an immune boost!
I’ve written about my extensive natural “medicine cabinet” before, but I’m always asked what my favorites are. Which home remedies are worth the money with a limited budget? The good news is many of these simple remedies can be found in your kitchen cabinets! #naturalremedies #health #naturalhome #wellness #magnesium
These scalp scrub recipes exfoliate to remove build up on the scalp and increase circulation for better hair growth.
This quick and easy chamomile tincture is perfect to have on hand for both little ones and adults. #chamomile #tinctures #wellnessmamarecipes
The benefits of lemon balm make it a medicinal plant to have on hand. I always keep the dried herb in my natural medicine cabinet for when it’s needed. I also like to have the essential oil at home for the times when it works better.
Foot problems like athlete’s foot and bunions aren’t just unsightly, but they can be uncomfortable too. Surgeons perform over 1 million bunion surgeries every year in the US, and sometimes multiple times on the same person. Thankfully though, it is possible to relieve the pain and heal bunions naturally. #healbunions #bunions #footpain #feetproblems
I make a lot of my health and beauty products, so body butters like cocoa butter and shea butter are staples in my home. But there are other body butters that have their own set of benefits for hair and skin. Mango butter is my new favorite body butter to experiment with. It’s moisturizing, soothing, and luxurious! And yes, it really does come from a mango! Sound exotic? Let’s find out… #wellnessmamablog #mangobutter #healthyliving #diy #homemade #bodybutters #lotions #homemadelotions
Who knew that nearly half of all the plants around us are edible? For many, sumac is one of those plants. Sumac berry clusters have been used for thousands of years as both food and medicine. Here are some sumac benefits and how to use it in your own home.
I’ve already posted in depth about some of the major problems with modern use of essential oils, but essential oils do have many benefits, so I wanted to cover the positive side as well. #essentialoils #benefitsofessentialoils
We all know head lice is no fun, and quite possibly a terrifying prospect for any parent to deal with. As more drug-resistant strains emerge, it takes a bit of research to know what natural methods to deal with lice actually work. Especially when preparing for the start of school, a refresher can help! Here are some effective natural or less-harsh methods that actually work, based on research from medical journals and experience from the parenting trenches. #headlice #lice #naturalremedies