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.
Finding the right gift for that special person can be both delightful and challenging. Here are 10 unique ideas that will help to make your gift giving a little easier this holiday season.Continue reading “10 Unique Holiday Gift Ideas 2020”
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.Continue reading “How to Make My Favorite Bath Salts: Holiday Gift of Relaxation”
Exfoliating your skin is an enjoyable way to keep it healthy and youthful. Making your own body scrub is quick and easy using items you already have at home.Continue reading “Quick & Easy DIY Exfoliating Honey Sugar Scrub”
After making this whipped body butter, you may never want to use store-bought lotions again. I keep shea butter on hand just so I can make this three ingredient body butter whenever I need it.Continue reading “Moisturizing Body Butter: Quick & Easy Healing Skin Care”
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.Continue reading “DIY Lavender Herbal Disinfectant – Fights Germs, Fresh Scent, and Safe”
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.Continue reading “DIY Lemon Vinegar and Household Cleaner – Safe, Inexpensive & Easy to Make”
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!Continue reading “How to Make Hawthorn Honey: Stress Relief & Immune Support”