Category: Natural Remedies

How to Make Herb Infused Oils

Are you ready to start getting into the real natural remedy realm. Don’t get me wrong, drinking teas, making elderberry syrup, and using essential oils are definitely a part of the natural remedy world but  I didn’t feel like I was really into herbal remedies until I made my first herbal infused oil! Infusing oils are a great way to use herbs for cooking but they are amazing for medicinal purposes. The types of herbs you use will naturally result in a different infused oil. This opens up so many possibilities and many different remedies can be made but...

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100+ Natural Remedies to Try

Natural remedies are a great thing to try when you find yourself feeling a little off. There are many reasons to give natural remedies a try: they work well, are usually inexpensive, and odds are you have most of the ingredients in your home already! Who wouldn’t rather stay home when feeling sick instead of having to run to the store? However natural remedies can help with so much more than just the common cold; there are also natural ways to treat sore muscles, toothaches, anxiety and more! Prevention and Immune Boosters   Homemade Elderberry Syrup – The Pistachio...

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Reasons to Try Natural Remedies

Natural remedies are gaining in popularity. All you have to do is type in natural remedies for ____ and you’ll get a hundred results pop up. They are also becoming more common and less seen as something completely weird. All of this is great news for those who like to live naturally but just what are the reasons that we would want to try natural remedies?     Reasons to Try Natural Remedies   Less Harsh Natural remedies are generally less harsh than over-the-counter medicine. Now this isn’t to say that natural remedies are less effective. They truly can...

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DIY Aromatherapy Rice Bag

I know it might sound crazy but I had never heard of a rice bag until I moved to Washington and my mother-in-law introduced me to them. I never really had much of a need for one until I was married and started having kids then suddenly I had a million reasons to want a rice bag. In fact, I love rice bags so much during pregnancy that I have them listed as one of my pregnancy must haves! Pregnancy aside, rice bags are wonderful for those achy shoulders, cramps, restless leg syndrome and so much more. Just plain...

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Crunchy Gift Guide – For the Natural Remedy Lover

In light of how difficult crunchy gift giving can be, I thought I’d share some crunchier gift ideas that I’ve come across. Today’s crunchy gift guide is focused for those interested in the natural remedy world! Whether they are brand new to natural remedies or they have a whole closet full of herbs and tinctures, there are ideas in this list for everyone! There are some gifts that are pretty pricey and some that are reasonably priced so you are sure to find something! Crunchy Gift Guide for the Natural Remedy Lover   Himalayan Salt Lamp – A lamp made...

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Ginger Mint Anti-Nausea Lollipops

If you are pregnant, odds are you’ve heard of the popular “Preggie Pops“. These anti-nausea lollipops are said to help with that ever so lovely pregnancy symptom called morning sickness. Although if you are pregnant, my guess is that you know that the term “morning sickness” is quite ridiculous as there also seems to be afternoon sickness, evening sickness, and as I discovered this time around (yep, that’s right… I’m pregnant with #5!) there is even 2am sickness. No matter when you have to deal with morning sickness, it’s nice to know that something as simple as a lollipop...

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One Ingredient Acne Treatment

No matter how old or young you are, no matter if you have great skin or not so great skin we all have to deal with acne every once in a while. I don’t think there’s a person on this planet who is completely immune to at least one zit every now and then. We all desire acne free skin, at least I assume we do! This desire sends everyone buying every new face cream and zit zapper on the market in hopes for removing these annoying red blemishes. However, sometimes it’s worth it to go back to basic,...

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