Making natural homemade vapor rub to replace the famous commercial stuff is a simple and fun project. Make this DIY vapor rub and you’ll never buy it again!
Although a mustard wrap (also known as mustard plaster) has long been used for congestion and mucus, I found a ginger wrap for cough and mucus works better.
A natural decongestant in the form of pennyroyal tea! The flavor is minty, though different than peppermint or spearmint, and hints of earthiness help mellow it out.
These home remedies for congestion and cough are made of a few weeds you’ve probably been pulling and throwing away. Keep them instead and make these simple remedies.
I make a homemade inhaler because no matter what time of year it is, noses can get stuffy. Whether it’s allergies or a common cold, this DIY inhaler works!
These five respiratory supporting essential oils belong in every natural medicine toolbox. Today we’ll learn safety, usage, and blending tips for each oil.
This homemade disinfectant spray is based on the historical folk medicine known as the Four Thieves Vinegar. Read about the history and grab the recipe now!
Today let’s discuss how to prevent a cold and what you can do to shorten the duration of sicknesses like the common cold if you’re past the initial stages.
Overuse of everyday cleaning products can lead to VOC overexposure. Avoid this hazard by replacing common commercial products with natural DIY alternatives.
Simmer pots are an excellent natural air freshener! I use this simmer pot recipe in cooler weather to add freshness, humidity, and warmth to my home. Enjoy!
Bay Laurel (Laurus Nobilis) contains volatile oils that lend the flavor we love when cooking. Medicinally it is used as a digestive aid, anti-inflammatory, along with several other applications.
Here’s a quick and simple thyme tea recipe to try. Thyme helps with congestion, chest colds, mucus, and has been used for bronchitis and other illnesses.
Can you take flu or cold medicine while pregnant? Perhaps some of them, but why not try these safe herbs for cold and flu first. You have nothing to lose!
Juniper berries have a long tradition of use in food, beverages, and medicine. They can be useful for colds, congestion, cough, UTIs, arthritis, and gout. Let’s learn how to find, harvest, and use them now!
Black walnut leaves and husks have some pretty cool medicinal uses. While the nuts are delicious and nutritious (if you can get to them) don’t ignore the leaves and husks!
Learning how to grow garlic is simple, so you should give it a try! Typically you plant the cloves and watch it grow. Let’s learn more about that and more about the benefits of garlic itself.
Late spring is the time to dust of the mulberry recipes and start enjoying this delicious, lesser known fruit! Learn about mulberries as food, medicine, and more!
Use this natural remedy for a cold and for flu. Nature has a bounty of organic solutions, you just have to know where to look and how to put them together.