Want to learn natural and holistic ways of caring for yourself and family?
Connect with me
Tag Archives: remedy
As I type, I have a whanging headache. It is so bad, in fact, that I cannot sleep (obviously, I’m sitting here blogging). It’s kind of hard to rack your brain for a good natural headache remedy when your brain already hurts. But just now, an inspiration struck me: Peppermint Essential Oil. Yeah, baby! I’ve rubbed a few drops on my temples, the back of my neck, and on my shoulders, and I’m just waiting for that nice menthol-y tingle to settle in (where do you think “menthol” comes from? That’s right, from Mentha piperita). Ahh, can’t wait. Well, now, another inspiration … Continue reading
As I mentioned earlier this week, my little girl is coughing again, and again I am attempting to expand my holistic medicine cabinet to find remedies to ease her symptoms. (There are only so many times a 20-month-old will agree to taking elderberry syrup before balking – and unfortunately, I think we have reached that limit). So I’ve been thinking, what about a nice Mexican hot chocolate as a cold remedy? I know, it sounds crazy. And I haven’t actually tried it yet. But hear me out for a second: it MIGHT work because a) the heat of the drink … Continue reading