Medicinal flowers can mean quite a few things. Today we’re talking about the simple act of just picking, eating, or drying the flowers for use as medicine–not to be confused with the specialized medicine form called flower essences.
Each year I think ahead about fun homemade Mother’s Day gifts. I feel strongly about giving attention to mothers, because I know how hard they work. And now that I have a child of my own, I realize the importance of honoring moms on this special day!
What is colloidal silver? Is it safe to use? What are the benefits? We answer all these questions and more so you have a full understanding of the topic and can decide how and when to use colloidal silver for optimal health.
Lasagna Gardening? No, it has nothing to do with pasta, lasagna gardening is for anyone who wants a great garden! The steps are simple and you can vary them to suit your needs. Learn more about it and how to do it now.
This homemade hand scrub gently exfoliates away stubborn dirt from my hands. I always include some gentle exfoliants as well as some nourishing oils to help keep my hands looking clean and moisturized.
Let’s talk about growing horseradish! What do you think of horseradish? Do you hate the taste of it and how it burns your mouth and nose? Do you love it on everything except chocolate cake? I am in the latter camp and can’t get enough of it. I am determined to make more converts.
Wild edibles are popping up like crazy during Spring. Enjoy these lists of edible plants (leaves and roots) you can use in meals-in moderation-this spring! As you feast, be sure to use a variety of foraged foods, and to vary your meal preparation methods.
This homemade sanitizer spray is what I use for everyday cleaning and sanitizing. We have a lot of child toys so I keep a big bottle on hand. It’s natural and safe, while still doing a great job of cleaning toys and much more around our house!
Learning how to grow moss is a fun and easy project that can involve the whole family. While some people are looking for ways to get rid of moss, others are trying to find ways to grow it. Let’s learn how to do it and several reasons you may want to grow it.
The process of making a homemade mosquito trap is much the same as a homemade wasp trap, the only difference is the bait. Today we show you how to make both! I’m usually content to leave them alone, but when mosquitoes, hornets, and wasps start biting, they have to go!
Aloe vera uses range from external cuts and burns to internal use as a digestive aid. Whatever you’re using it for, be sure to practice these safe use guidelines, and consider growing your own so you can control how it is harvested thus avoiding harmful carcinogens.
Homemade hummus? Yes! With all the health benefits you could call hummus a wonder-food. And since making it at home is as easy as getting out your food processor, you’ll never have to worry about buying it at the store again!
These natural solutions will help with sore muscles, sore joints, and stiff joints. You can make them at home and the ingredients are simple and easy to find. The active ingredients get below the skin and into the muscle or joint.