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20 Home Remedies For Allergies. If you are a first-time visitor, please be sure to like us on Facebook and receive our exciting and innovative tutorials on herbs and natural health topics! Image – CommonSenseHome.com Millions of people suffer from allergy to pollen. I have been sneezing every day the past couple of months, and feel as though I have had a sore throat most of the time. Our friends over at Common Sense Home have a great page all about home remedies for allergies – including herbs, natural antihistamines, dietary changes, supplements and of course good old local raw honey. Local raw honey has been considered beneficial for allergies for a long time – something to do with the fact that the presence of local pollen helps the body to develop a tolerance to it, instead of seeing it as some kind of foreign pollutant. There are several herbs & spices listed, some of which we have featured on this site – reishi mushroom, turmeric, rosemary and peppermint essential oil. stumbleupon.

18 Natural Remedies For Headaches. 18 Natural Remedies For Headaches Please be sure to Join our email list and receive all our latest and best tutorials daily – free! 13K+ Image – EverydayRoots.com When headaches become intolerable, many people resort to painkillers to ease the throbbing pain. However, while over-the-counter drugs may provide immediate relief to headaches, the fact remains that the cause of headache remains unaddressed.

It gets worse: A recent report by the BBC stated that “Painkillers are the cause of millions of headaches” – and that the process of taking them may become a ‘vicious cycle’ of medication overuse. This is a common scenario with over the counter pain killing drugs. Now for the good news: We found a brilliant “mother ship” list of natural remedies for headaches, with really good explanations. Certain herbs and spices, like cayenne and feverfew, are thought to be effective in easing headaches and soothing the factors that trigger their occurrence. We’ve discussed just a few. PS. How to Make Your Own All-Natural Insecticides and Pesticides. If you are a first-time visitor, please be sure to like us on Facebook and receive our exciting and innovative tutorials on herbs and natural health topics!

Image – FrugallySustainable.com We’ve discovered a wonderful, easy-to-make formula for a “Homemade All-Purpose Insecticide Spray” that uses all natural ingredients. It’s perfect for anyone who doesn’t want to spray poisons around their garden. I don’t think anyone really wants to spray poisons around their garden, actually. I just think that most people do not know of any alternative, and when little critters like aphids appear on their precious plants, they simply want to be rid of them before they destroy the crops or blooms. I would suggest to customize this formula with the addition of essential oils known to have insecticide qualities. Frugally Sustainable also lists a couple of other insecticide formulas. The third formula is one for spider mites, which I have not tried.

Stumbleupon. The Top 55 Herbal Remedies For Just About Anything. Please Share This Page: Google + stumbleupon tumblr reddit If you are a first-time visitor, please be sure to like us on Facebook and receive our exciting and innovative tutorials on herbs and natural health topics! This page that I just discovered is superb and an absolute “must read” for anyone interested in herbal remedies! I had to share – and am sure that this will be a popular post. One thing I really like about the original post is that they have sought to include remedies for which there has been actual scientific research done and some significant conclusions drawn. Anyway the list of herbs includes many well-known herbal favorites – such as lavender, ginger, gingko, garlic, cranberry, chamomile, evening primrose, St.

Here’s something to consider: It is very difficult and expensive to obtain “scientific proof” that a remedy works. Anyway without further ado, here is the amazing list of The 55 Best Herbal Remedies (For Just About Anything) Note 2 – I’m not a doctor. Herbs For Insomnia. Please Share This Page: Top 10 Herbs For Insomnia - Image to repin / shareChamomile Tea image - © Dmytro Sukharevskyy - Fotolia.com While most people experience lack of restful sleep from time to time, insomnia is defined as a frequent or chronic inability to fall asleep at night. Of all problems concerning sleep or lack thereof, insomnia is the most prominent and also the least-researched. If you suffer from chronic sleeplessness, you'd also know how it is to experience daytime fatigue, mood swings and headaches.

Often caused by an imbalance of neurotransmitter chemicals like serotonin which regulates our moods and emotions, insomnia is a global concern estimated to affect over 30% people at some point in their lives. While conventional treatments such as prescription or over-the-counter sleeping pills are commonly used by people who suffer from insomnia, other treatments exist which may be preferable for those with qualms about using chemical and synthetic drugs. St. Hops (Humulus lupus)

How To Make Hot Pepper Cream For Arthritis And Joint Pain. Please Share This Page: Google + stumbleupon tumblr reddit If you are a first-time visitor, please be sure to like us on Facebook and receive our exciting and innovative tutorials on herbs and natural health topics! Image (with permission) – Everydayroots.com Here’s an idea that I at first found surprising – and then fascinating. Who would have thought that hot peppers – noted for their fiery taste and ability to add kick to anything graced with their presence – could act as painkillers by topical application?

Hot peppers contain a substance called capsaicin. It turns out that capsaicin acts to deplete a substance in the body called Substance P (that’s its actual name!). In short, what this means is that capsaicin may function as a painkiller through topical application! Our good friends at Everyday Roots have posted three formulas for Homemade Hot Pepper Creams for Arthritis & Joint Pain.

A couple of safety tips: 1) of course – be VERY careful not to get this stuff in your eyes. 18 Natural Remedies For Headaches. Natural Remedies for Illness - How to Recover Faster. How to Make Rice Water » Food Storage and Survival. Rice Water Hello new Pinterest readers! Please take a minute while you’re here to subscribe to my newsletter! Thanks! Making rice water is really easy and uses ingredients right out of your food storage.

Rice water is useful when somebody is having stomach issues like vomiting or diarrhea. It is calming to the upset stomach, amazingly bland, starchy, and gets some nutrients in your patient. To make rice water you need rice and water, that’s all. Bring the water to a boil and boil until the rice is tender. Let the rice water cool before serving it to your patient. Keep preparing! Six natural alternatives to ibuprofen - Phoenix Alternative Medicine. The saying used to be, “Take two aspirin and call me in the morning,” but many people turn to ibuprofen to relieve inflammation, pain, and fever. This nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), available both over the counter and by prescription, is commonly used to treat arthritis, menstrual symptoms, headache, general aches and pains, and various inflammatory conditions.

Side effects of ibuprofen Although many people think of ibuprofen as being rather benign, it is associated with an increased risk of heart and circulation problems, including stroke and heart attack, as well as gastrointestinal problems, such as bleeding or perforation of the stomach or intestinal tract. These risks increase the longer you take the drug, although the length of time until it affects any one individual varies depending on their overall health, use of other medications, age, and other factors. Curcumin Boswellia: This anti-inflammatory remedy comes from the Boswellia serrata tree that grows in India.

How To Make A Pain Relieving Turmeric Juice. Natural Holiday Room Scents Made In The Crockpot. November 25, 2013 Primally Inspired 15 Comments Fall and winter are the perfect time of year to make your own natural holiday room scents! Cooler weather means spending more time indoors and holiday entertaining with friends and family. I’ll pass on the artificially scented candles and room sprays. And these natural room scents couldn’t be more easy to make because they’re made in the crockpot! Here’s 3 of my very favorite natural holiday room scents: Natural Holiday Room Scents Made In The Crockpot Author: Kelly from Primally Inspired Orange peels from one orange¼ cup fresh cranberries2 teaspoons whole cloves (Find HERE)2 cinnamon sticks (Find HERE)Apple peels from 2 apples2 cinnamon sticks1 tablespoon whole clovesOrange peels from one orange2 cinnamon sticks1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract or 4 drops of vanilla essential oil (Find HERE) Choose a scent and place the ingredients in a mini crockpot.Fill the crockpot with water.Turn to low and leave uncovered.Enjoy!

Do you have a favorite scent? 22 Home Remedies For Acne. Sore throat Remedy. Lemon Salt Pepper Cough Cure. How To Make A Homemade Herbal Decongestant. Please Share This Page: Google + stumbleupon tumblr reddit If you are a first-time visitor, please be sure to like us on Facebook and receive our exciting and innovative tutorials on herbs and natural health topics! Image – This homemade decongestant is reported to be great for breaking up chest congestion so you can clear it out. The formula uses all herbal and natural ingredients – and it should have a little bit of a kick to it, as it includes raw garlic, onion, radishes, lemon juice and honey. Looking at these awesome ingredients, you should find that it is not only decongestant but also powerfully antibiotic – and a kind of cleansing formula to boot.

Because of the onions and garlic, it reminds me somewhat of the turbocharged “master tonic” – only this formula is not made with hot peppers so it should be valuable for people of all constitutions. I wish we had had this kind of stuff when I was a kid. Ok back to the topic, I don’t want to give anyone bad dreams! Herbs-info Blog. President Obama: Keep Your Campaign Promise to Label GMO Foods Video via. Food DemocracyNow.org Something important for you to read today: On July 23, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill which is intended to PERMANENTLY prevent passage of any state or federal law mandating the labeling of GMOs in your food. H.R. 1599 is now before the U.S. Please ask President Obama to pledge that he will veto H.R. 1599 – or any similar bill that would preempt GMO labeling laws: Click here to sign the petition at MoveOn.org to keep states’ rights to label GMO foods.

There are some excellent reasons he should do this: First, President Obama promised labels on GMO foods, in a campaign speech he gave in 2007, in Iowa. We’ve embedded the 1-minute video clip of him saying this (top of page), just so that you can know that this quote is 100% real. Second, on May 20, 2009, President Obama issued an Executive Order against passing federal laws that preempt state laws. We all know the truth. 10 Strange Home Remedies That Really Work. 10 (Very) Strange Home Remedies That Really Work Please Join our email list to receive all our latest and best tutorials daily – free! 5K+ Image – NatureHacks.com If you have been following this website, you will know that we tend to do two kinds of posts: The first kind is where we do a very detailed write-up of a herb or herbal remedy, together with full references to science, history and basically as much information about the herbs as we can get. The second kind are what we call “discovery posts” (such as this one) where we simply share one of our favorite discoveries from the world of herbalism or natural health.

Today’s sensational discovery was a post about some of the weirdest home remedies that many people swear are effective! Some of these are now quite well established – for example the use of duct tape for warts. The tape, having a plastic back, deprives the wart of oxygen that it needs to “breathe” (I know, creepy). Ok I’m not going to ruin the surprise any more! What is a fever? A fever is usually a healthy child's response to an illness. By raising the body temperature, a child's immune system can defend against invading organisms by increasing the release of white blood cells and other specialized disease-fighting immune cells. Most fevers in children last between one and three days, with temperatures ranging from 101 degrees F to 104 degrees F. What to do about a child's fever is a common question. As an antipyretic wears off, the fever spikes and it is the sudden fever spike which can lead to febrile seizures. Fevers in infants younger than 6 months, lethargy or dehydration- consult a health care professional.

My biggest concern for an infant with a fever is related to the potential for dehydration. Headache, body ache, fever, chills? The basic premise with which we often view this situation differently is that I trust that a fever is the body *healing*; and yet, it seems that conventional folks worry that a fever is a problem to be fixed. Pat Overwhelmed? Natural Remedies For Sinus Infections. Make sure you like Herbs & Oils World on Facebook to be updated every time we find a fantastic tutorial for exciting and innovative ways you can use herbs and essential oils. Sinus infections are awful things caused by viral, fungal or bacterial infections.

They cause headaches, pressure and loss of smell – but they can be cured, and even better, they can also be prevented! Nina Nelson over at DIYNatural.com has written a wonderful article revealing how to naturally treat sinus infections using herbs, essential oils, chiropractic care, fermented cod liver oil, diet and a few other natural methods. Included in this life changing eBook are: 105+ Natural Home Remedies -treat almost any illness with natural ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen. 75+ Natural Beauty Recipes - Get the best hair and skin you've ever had and look younger with these insanely clever natural beauty recipes. 35+ DIY Household Products & Cleaners - Never buy a toxic cleaning product again!

22 Home Remedies For Sore Throat. Please Share This Page: Google + stumbleupon tumblr reddit If you are a first-time visitor, please be sure to like us on Facebook and receive our exciting and innovative tutorials on herbs and natural health topics! Photo – EverydayRoots.com Sore throat is a very common condition – and we’ve discovered an amazing list of 22 homemade remedies that are considered benficial. When made into tea or taken raw, some herbs make excellent remedies to irritating sore throat. There are different basic mechanisms on how these wonder herbs work in soothing sore throat. In addition to herbs, steaming, warm salt gargle, baking soda, apple cider vinegar, and hydrogen peroxide are also regarded to be excellent home remedies for sore throat.

I love how the page we discovered not only runs down the remedies, but tells you how to prepare them.