Category: natural


The Importance of Teas in Wild Medicinal Treatments

In many ways natural medicine gets a bad wrap. I think its because we look at natural medicine in the same way that we look at modern medicine.

Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase we may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. In many ways natural medicine gets a bad wrap. I …

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Soothing Gastrointestinal Issues with Sassafrass

There are many different types of healing trees, roots and herbs that are naturally occurring.

There are many different types of healing trees, roots and herbs that are naturally occurring. You will find many varieties but one of the easiest to find is sassafras. Its distinct mitten shaped leaves and “root beer” aroma makes it …

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Growing and Using Borage as Medicine

Borage is an easy to grow medicinal herb that offers up  lots of benefits.

Borage is an easy to grow medicinal herb that offers up  lots of benefits. You are going to see these small soft leaves in the beginning of the plants life cycle, that will eventually become a massive stalk to be …

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Are you Storing Essential Oils?

Are you Storing Essential OIls? - Essential oils are not going to be something you can reproduce. It takes pounds and pounds of raw plants to create a very little essential oil.  That said, essential oils are not the most effective long term answer because they will eventually run out.

Let’s get the big argument against essential oils out of the way. Its a very simple one but it holds some water in terms of repeatability. However, there are so many benefits to storing essential oils that I would just …

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Healing Herbs Throughout the Seasons

Healing Herbs Throughout the Seasons - Growing and sourcing healing herbs is a four seasons adventure.  While you might think that spring and summer are the only times to forage for medicinal herbs, you would be very wrong.

Growing and sourcing healing herbs is a four seasons adventure.  While you might think that spring and summer are the only times to forage for medicinal herbs, you would be very wrong. In fact, there are some wild medicines that …

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All-Natural Garden Pest Control Methods

All-Natural Garden Pest Control Methods - There are so many all-natural ways to keep pests out of your garden. You just have to do a little research.

For an avid gardener, there’s nothing more demoralizing than heading outside and finding that your once-beautiful plants are now puny, spotty, and covered with nibble marks. You know that if you don’t do something soon, most of your garden will …

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Natural Tick Repellents and Easy Tick Control Tips

Natural Tick Repellents and Easy Tick Control Tips - This article is all about natural tick repellents and easy tick control tips. You see, chiggers are a nuisance but ticks transmit serious disease. You need to take that into account when you are dealing with things like repellent. I think you will enjoy this article and its breakdown of these natural repellents.

We all prize our time in the woods. Unfortunately we can wonder into some uncharted areas that offer our warm bodies up as a feast to the small biting creatures that live there. Its no wonder we tuck in everything …

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Top 20 Foods for a Bulletproof Immune System

Top 20 Foods for a Bulletproof Immune System - This is a great article about 20 foods you can use to create a bulletproof immune system. Its a very interesting article that focuses on your health through eating the right foods. This is a very popular line of thinking and its taking many people to a new world of health. Jump on board!

What happens to you when you are too stressed, too tired, and too run down? In most cases you either rectify the problems or you get sick. Right? Well, what do you think a collapse is going to look like? …

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Fire Cider Recipe For Cold and Flu Season

Fire Cider Recipe For Cold and Flu Season - We use Fire Cider as a tonic. We have always been drawn to the flavors of its ingredients and drink small amounts daily starting in the fall and all throughout the winter months. This recipe is an inexpensive, effective way to treat or stave off colds & flus, and to break up congestion.

Image Credit: rainydaymagazine.com We use Fire Cider as a tonic. We have always been drawn to the flavors of its ingredients and drink small amounts daily starting in the fall and all throughout the winter months. Also works great as …

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Medicinal Uses of Usnea, Old Man’s Beard

Medicinal Uses of Usnea, Old Man's Beard - Usnea has long been used therapeutically in many traditional systems including Chinese, European and Native American herbal medicine. One of the most important therapeutically active components in usnea is usnic acid, which has potent antibiotic properties.

Usnea has long been used therapeutically in many traditional systems including Chinese, European and Native American herbal medicine. One of the most important therapeutically active components in usnea is usnic acid , which has potent antibiotic properties. Click the link …

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