Top 6 Posts For 2021

When I launched My Medicinal Home in 2020, it fulfilled a longtime dream. I love getting to share all I’ve learned about healing and nutrition over the course of my life, and all I’m continuing to learn about new and effective ways to help heal our bodies. 

In 2021, I’ve focused less on writing posts or sharing recipes and more on investing in my personal healing. Still, the site stays active with daily views. Thank you to everyone who has left me a comment, shared a post, or written an encouraging message!

Here are the most viewed posts in 2021:

6. 9 Favorite Zucchini Recipes That Are Gluten Free, Dairy Free and Egg Free

This was my favorite post of 2021! I love each yummy and healthy zucchini recipe, especially since I had a bumper crop of zucchini in my garden this year.

5. Homemade Immune Boosting Root Beer Recipe

Homemade root beer is a real treat!  It’s a two-day process, using the overnight Crockpot method. This recipe makes a lot, but the root beer concentrate keeps in your refrigerator for months.

4. How to Make Hawthorn Honey: Stress Relief & Immune Support

Hawthorn trees grow abundantly in our area. I still have some frozen berries in my freezer to make a little more honey this winter. Hawthorn berries support the heart and immune system.

3. Moisturizing Body Butter: Quick & Easy Healing Skin Care

If your hands are getting dry during the cool winter months, here’s some help. Only a dab is needed to moisturize your skin with this simple recipe using shea butter, coconut oil and a bit of Vitamin E oil. I use my Moisturizing Body Butter daily!!

2. Coconut Curry: Delicious Main Dish That’s Healing For the Body

Enjoy this healthy comfort food this winter. This is a recipe that makes a lot of food. I typically freeze the leftovers for a quick meal on a busy day.

1. DIY Lemon Vinegar and Household Cleaner – Safe, Inexpensive & Easy to Make

I’m not surprised this is the number one post for 2021. Making your own household cleaner is truly safe, inexpensive and easy! I use fresh lemons daily and add the rinds to a jar of vinegar under my sink. In just a few weeks I have lemon vinegar for my cleaning.

That’s a wrap on 2021! Thank you again for taking time to read my posts. I’m so grateful for you! If you would like to receive notifications for future posts, you can follow My Medicinal Home.

Wind Down with This Relaxing Lavender & Poppy-Infused Honey

Lavender and California poppy are in full bloom in my garden and ready to harvest. One thing I love about early summer is a chance to preserve some of these delicious medicinal herbs by infusing them in honey.

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Making Elderflower Honey: A Delicious Way to Support Your Immune System

You may have heard about the benefits of elderberries, but did you know their spring flowers also have medicinal properties? Both elder flowers and berries are used for minimizing the symptoms of the common cold and the flu.

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How to Make Elderberry Syrup: Immune Support & Virus Protection

Taking elderberry syrup is an effective remedy to protect yourself from viruses. If you do get sick, it will help to shorten the duration of your illness. But you may have heard that elderberries are poisonous. Let me explain.

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How to Make My Favorite Bath Salts: Holiday Gift of Relaxation

For years I’ve been enjoying Epsom salt baths.  Recently, I started adding two additional ingredients that have increased the healing benefits of my bath.  My favorite bath salt recipe now includes Epsom salt, baking soda and sea salt. Adding baking soda and sea salt helps heal skin irritations and small wounds, as well as, easing sore muscles and improving relaxation.

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DIY Lavender Herbal Disinfectant – Fights Germs, Fresh Scent, and Safe

Your home will smell like the freshness of summer when you use this DIY natural lavender herbal disinfectant. Lavender has antimicrobial properties killing viruses, bacterial and funguses. In addition, making your own safe disinfectant protects you and your family from toxic scents and chemicals.

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DIY Lemon Vinegar and Household Cleaner – Safe, Inexpensive & Easy to Make

Make your own eco-friendly cleaner and reduce your family’s exposure to toxic chemicals in many store-bought cleaners. It’s easy… all you need is vinegar, water and a squeeze of soap.

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How to Make Hawthorn Honey: Stress Relief & Immune Support

I love eating wild foods and they’re great for your health! Hawthorn trees grow all around the Pacific Northwest.  From mid to late September be on the lookout for the ripe red berries on this medicinal plant.  I know I will be out gathering this healing plant and making one of my favorite honeys – Hawthorn Honey!

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