7 Natural Remedies for Winter

My Amish friends are predicting a really cold winter based on the fuzz on caterpillars, the shells on acorns, the movement of squirrels, the size of pinecones and the bird migrations. Who knows if any of these predictions are accurate, but I’m actually excited at the prospect of a cold winter this year and hopefully…

How To Make Pine Needle Tea

We discovered a great tutorial for making pine needle tea, an incredibly healthy beverage that contains 4-5 times the Vitamin C of an orange! This easy, step-by-step tutorial is all you need to make this healthy, refreshing drink. The link follows after our introduction to the topic. An age-old custom in many indigenous cultures for…

10 Health Benefits and Uses For Miso

I often introduce miso in my cooking classes or recommend its use for healing diets. As it is not a common American food staple, I often find that people are reluctant to pay for a tub of miso that will sit in the back of their refrigerator for most of eternity. Coming to embrace the…

How To Make A Homemade Herbal Decongestant

This homemade decongestant is reported to be great for breaking up chest congestion so you can clear it out. Anyone old enough to eat honey can take it (in other words – it’s not for infants). The formula uses all herbal and natural ingredients – and it should have a little bit of a kick…

How To Whiten Teeth At Home – The Best Chemical Free Way!

I’m always looking for the best way to get nice white teeth without using harsh chemicals. In fact, I looked up so many natural ways to do it…. I found everything from what the Ancient Romans used, goat milk and urine, to strawberries mixed with baking soda! I don’t think you want to try the…

6 Healthy Sugar Alternatives

1. Stevia A herb native to South American, stevia is 300 times sweeter than sugar. It has been used as a sweetener for centuries in South America, and in Japan, makes up 41 per cent of the sweetener market. So widespread is its use, before Coca Cola decided to ‘standardise’ the recipe, stevia was used…