rose water

Make Your Own Rosewater

Roses are here! If you are like me, you’re thinking now is the time to make your own rose water. If you’ve never done it before, don’t worry. It’s easy. And I will tell you how, but first let’s talk about why you want to. Benefits of Rose Water reduces skin irritation of eczema or […]

dandelion jelly

How to Make Dandelion Jelly

I am sure you know about all the many medicinal and magical uses for everybody’s favorite herb, dandelion. But did you know you can also make dandelion jelly? Yep! It tastes like honey, so you can use it as a honey replacer and get all the yummy benefits of dandelions in your diet. And it’s […]

elderberry syrup

How to Make Elderberry Syrup

A couple years ago, few people knew what elderberry (Sambucus Nigra or Sambucus canadensis) syrup was. After a nasty flu season, I started to see it everywhere on mainstream grocery store shelves. Elderberry gummies, juice, teas, wine, capsules, jam, and lozenges are all the rage. Good news can’t be suppressed, so it’s no wonder the […]

immune boosting

Two Immune Boosting Garlic Recipes

You don’t have to run out and get some fancy schmancy immune boosting concoction. You probably have the ingredients in your kitchen to make two potent immune boosting garlic recipes right now. In this article, I’ll show you how to make garlic honey and garlic vinegar. It’s so easy, you will wonder why you haven’t […]

medicinal herb

Planting Your Medicinal Herb Garden

Nothing creates connection to Nature quicker than growing your own food and medicines. It’s spring! If you’re considering planting your medicinal herb garden as a way to develop that connection, read on! You will find that it also cultivates sovereignty because you will become more self sufficient, too. As an added bonus, getting your hands […]

natural antiviral

Make Your Own Natural Antiviral and Antibacterial Cleaners

Don’t want chemical cleaners, but you do want germ killing power? No worries. You can make your own natural antiviral and antibacterial cleaners. Here’s how! You need: 16 oz spray container, preferably dark colored glass 16 oz. of 70%+ grain alcohol or 70%+ rubbing (isopropyl) alcohol 1/2 teaspoon of hydrogen peroxide or witch hazel Mix […]

no hand sanitizer

No Hand Sanitizer? No Problem!

No hand sanitizer? No problem. This article will give you some ideas on what you can do to stay healthy through the disease outbreak. But first, let’s talk about why not having hand sanitizer isn’t a big deal. Why No Hand Sanitizer? Hand sanitizer is a “better than nothing” solution for places where soap and […]

using crystals to boost the immune system

Crystals to Boost the Immune System

Lots of people are focused on staying healthy right now. In addition to washing your hands, and social isolation, now is a good time to use crystals to boost the immune system. So, which ones are the best? Amethyst If you ask 10 crystal users what they use for immunity, I’d guess 9 out of […]

thieves oil

Making Thieves Oil and Vinegar

We’re heading into cold and flu season. It’s a great idea to have some thieves oil and thieves vinegar on hand. Now is the time to make it. The Thieves Oil Story The thieves oil story goes back to the time of the plague. The Black Death killed thirty to sixty percent of Europe’s population. […]

salve

How to Make a Healing Salve

It’s fall! Time to restock your herbal medicine cabinet. One of the easiest remedies to make is a healing salve. The skin is like a sponge. Whatever you put on it quickly enters the body. Healing salves are great for the skin. They can soothe dryness, irritation, heal wounds, and rashes. Healing salves can also […]