Holistic and Natural Info and Remedies
Foot Reflexology massage the part of your foot that corresponds to the part of your body that hurts and it will slowly reduce and eventually get rid of pain. Helps promote blood circulation to that particular part of the body! Learned this in cosmetology school. Helps me get rid of headaches and cramps naturally.
Foot Reflexology chart ~ a nice version.
Make Your Own All-Purpose, Anti-Bacterial Oil Blend -- good to ward off the flu/icky bugs
Harvesting Rose Hips: Tips & Recipes...Harvesting: Pick only the ripe berries that are vivid red and slightly soft. They have a much better flavor if picked after the first frost…preferably late August, September or October. You can harvest them from your garden, but they’re more plentiful from old-time shrub varieties such as rugosas and wild rose bushes.
How to harvest, prepare, and use rose hips
"Grow Your Own Drugs" -- a BBC show from 2009. This link goes to a page with information about each show -- and each show's information has links to natural/holistic remedies.
The Herb Gardener: Make Stevia Syrup
Turmeric Chai Tea - Turmeric attacks and destroys bacterial & viral infections; effective in treating respiratory system; prevent/stops cancers; reduces risk t2 diabetes; liver detox; slows alzheimers; anti-inflammatory; natural painkiller; aids fat metabolism; speeds up wound healing and assists skin treatments.
Building Your Medicine Chest: Turmeric Chai Tea
How-to: Make Homemade Mint Extract with Vodka
How to tell if a Pallet is safe to use in your home for DIY crafts: Find the stamp on the pallet. It's usually in black ink, and often enclosed in a square or oval shape. If the code includes the letters HT, then the pallet has only been heat-treated and should be safe to use. If the code includes the letters MB, then it has been fumigated with methyl bromide and should not be used anywhere that bare skin could come into contact with it or near food.
Video: How to Prepare Mint Tea From Mint Leaves
The oil pulling paradox - more information on Oil Pulling & its benefits.
Calendula Lotion Recipe: One of the best herbs for treating skin conditions like burns, inflammation, cuts, scrapes, bruises, bee stings, minor wounds, nappy rashes, eczema, athlete’s foot & acne.