Herbal Cold Remedies: Elderberry Syrup

Hailey is taking photos with her OWN camera for the article. She’s my new apprentice. I want to show you how to make one of our favorite herbal cold remedies, elderberry syrup. Elderberry Syrup What you’ll need… 1 cup fresh elderberries (Sambucus nigra) or 1/2 cup dried berries 3 cups water 1 cup honey Place…

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Yarrow: One of the Best Herbs for Fever

Have you ever wondered if would be possible to take your family’s health care into your own hands? What would it be like if healing yourself and your family was as easy as picking plants right around your house and using them to help keep you healthy? Well, over the past several years, my husband…

Boneset: A Great Flu Remedy

Photo by SB_Johnny. This past month, our family has been sick with a flu that brings lots of deep coughing and totally zaps your energy. It felt really good to me to be able to reach for specific herbal remedies to help with the symptoms we were experiencing throughout our week of illness. Doing so…

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Garlic Remedy and Recipes

Well, I have no personal experience with garlic being effective on vampires, but I did see it once in a movie. However, I do have A LOT of experience with garlic warding off illness. “No other herb comes close to the multiple system actions of garlic, its antibiotic activity, and its immune-potentiating power.” – Stephen…

Natural Remedies for Sinus Infections

Sinus infections are easy thing to prevent and treat naturally. If you find yourself prone to them, using a neti pot regularly is the number one home remedy for sinus infections. This link also contains instructions on how to use it. They are a great natural remedy for sinus infections. If you do not get…

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Homemade Bug Spray

It’s finally feeling like summer in eastern Washington State, which means gardening, swimming in lakes and rivers, BBQs, and bugs. Oh, how those bugs love me, which is why I make homemade bug spray. I think the moment I step outside the mosquitoes see my body blinking a bright neon sign that says, “bite me!…

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