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Make a Ginger Compress to Soothe Sore Muscles Video by Mother Earth Living Aches and pains plague all of us. Whether you’ve overdone a workout, experienced an injury or are coming down with the flu, achy muscles may leave you reaching for over-the-counter remedies. But you can soothe sore muscles with homemade natural remedies, such […]Read more »
With my abundance of elder in flower in June, I always devote some harvest for this delicious summer drink. Like lemonade, fizzy, with elderflower taste obviously. Once friends taste it, they want gallons the next year. Pick your elderflowers at peak when they bloom out and smell so fragrant. Remember not to cut all the […]Read more »
Use powerful natural remedies to heal ear infections. Tests have proven that cryptolepis is a stronger antibacterial than pharmaceutical varieties. Ingredients • 1 ounce berberine plant • 1 ounce cryptolepis (or sida or alchornea) • 1 ounce echinacea • 1 ounce juniper (or other pine needles) • 1 ounce usnea lichen • 2.5 ounces […]Read more »
Natural Solutions for Acne: Acne is frustrating, I get it. As a teenager and young adult, I was plagued with acne as many of us are at some point in our lives. I tried everything, from washing my face with nothing but water to popular commercial acne cleansers, and harsh multi-step systems and […]Read more »
Yes, I said it, garlic mustard as a gourmet food! I firmly believe with some successful rebranding, garlic mustard could be the new seasonal food craze up there with the likes of morel mushrooms or leeks and is MUCH easier to find. Its heart shaped leaves and white flowers carry that garlic smell making them […]Read more »
Reduce Toxic Burden with Natural Skin Care Every day you are bombarded with something you should NEVER do again. Your news feeds are filled with lists of things to avoid if you want to be healthy. If you sit and think about it, you could go crazy stressing about every little thing to avoid. The truth […]Read more »
Ingredients • 2 ounces antibacterial herbs such as artemisia, cryptolepis or sida • 2 ounces echinacea • 2 ounces evergreen needles (any kind) • 1 quart water Instructions 1. Combine herbs with water. Cover, bring to boil, and simmer uncovered for 30 minutes. 2. Let cool, then strain. Wash the affected skin liberally with […]Read more »
Do you like turmeric? Have you ever had it in milk? I will share a delicious recipe with you momentarily right after I tell you about some of the amazing health benefits! Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is that orangey root that looks similar to ginger and stains everything yellow. Mustard contains turmeric and you know mustard…it […]Read more »
Homemade Chamomile Vanilla Marshmallows are the perfect way to step into an old-fashioned sense of nostalgia. • 3/4 cup water • 1/4 cup chamomile flowers • 1 tablespoon gelatin • 1 cup sugar • 2 tablespoons honey • Pinch cream of tartar • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract • 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar • 2 tablespoons […]Read more »
These homemade Rose Ginger Caramels are delicious and may even help ease nausea. • 3/4 cup heavy cream • 3/4 cup dried rose petals • 1 cup sugar • 1/4 cup honey • 3 tablespoons butter • 3 tablespoons candied ginger, chopped fine • 1 teaspoon sea salt 1. Heat heavy cream in a small […]Read more »