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Natural Health

4 Ways to Use Beautiful Bee Balm on the Homestead

  When it comes to landscaping the farmstead or urban homestead, it’s nice to be able to include plants that are both beautiful and functional. Bee balm is a North American wildflower that easily fills both roles. With an unusual,…..

Canine Homeopathic Treatments for Natural Pet Care

  We live in the mountains with our four German shepherd dogs. Our nearest veterinarian is approximately 45 miles one way and so we often treat our furry family members with homeopathic remedies. These have worked for us in the…..

Health and Environmental Effects of Triclosan

Triclosan is used for its antibacterial and anti-fungal properties in a variety of common household products, including soaps, mouthwashes, dish detergents, toothpastes, deodorants, and hand sanitizers (in concentrations ranging from 0.1 – 1%) since 1972. It is also incorporated into…..

7 Easy Ways To Protect Your Skin Without Sunblock

Summer is a wonderful season filled with lots of fun in the sun – weekend parties, barbecues and gatherings of all kinds.  But what if your job requires you to spend several hours outside each & every day?  Our ranch…..

Local Herbal Remedies with Violets, Plantain and Dock

With so many medicinal plants available with the push of a button and so many herbal resources highlighting the role herbs can play in supporting wellness, it is often easy to become overwhelmed with the possibilities for your home herbal…..

Study Finds Benefits in Mediterranean Way of Eating

PREDIMED is a Spanish study (recruited almost 7,500 high-risk participants) that was designed to assess two variations of the Mediterranean diet, based either in extra virgin olive oil or nuts. These two types of Mediterranean diet were compared to low-fat…..

Herbalist and Artist Create Everyday Guides for Healthy Living

Have you ever wondered how to make your own herb-infused oils, homemade bug repellent or thyme-infused honey? What about the best herbs to use for a good night’s sleep? Those answers and more can be found in some of the…..

Repel Mosquitoes with These Plants, Part 3: Cooking with Lemongrass and 2 DIY Bug Spray Recipes

Repel Mosquitoes with These Plants, Part 3: Cooking with Lemongrass and 2 DIY Bug Spray Recipes Photo by iStock/photographer unkown Click here to read Part 1 and here for Part 2 of this series. Lemongrass is more than just a…..

Herbalist Creates Everyday Guides for Healthy Living

Have you ever wonder how to make your own herb-infused oils, homemade bug repellent or thyme-infused honey? What about the best herbs to use for a good night’s sleep? Those answers and more can be found in some of the…..

The Exciting Herbal Resurgence

Herbalism has a rich, beautiful history and is once again finding a place in many modern homes. The herbalism revival that began in the 1970s has become a renaissance of renewed interest in the healing arts of the past. Now…..