interesting to try.......Peppermint oil: homemade insect repellent.  Smells great, it's easy, cheap, green and you can use on pets too.

How to Use Peppermint Oil to Make a Natural Insect Repellent

Peppermint oil for mosquito repellant. Dilute 1 part peppermint oil with 10 parts rubbing alcohol.Mix peppermint oil with other types of natural oils that act as an insect repellent, such as rosemary oil, lemongrass oil and lemon eucalyptus oil.

7 SECRET HOME REMEDIES FOR WHEN YOUR CHILD IS SICK OR IN PAIN. 1. The B.R.A.T. for diarrhea. It stands for- Bananas, Rice, Applesauce, Toast 2. BLACK LICORICE will cure their constipation nine times out of ten! 3. The chemical reaction between baking soda and vinegar creates a cooling effect that will soothe your child’s minor burns. Just pour equal amounts of the ingredients into a bowl to bathe your child’s hand till the burning stops. 4. For an earache, use a hot pack big enoug...

7 Natural Home Remedies

7 Secret Home Remedies for Sick Kids: BRAT for diarrhea (Bananas, Rice, Applesauce, Toast ); Black Licorice cures constipation 9 times out of The chemical reaction between baking soda and vinegar creates a cooling effect to soothe minor burns.

A simple trick for helping children (or even adults) sleep better when fighting congestion from a head cold. 1 Tablespoon vapor rub 1 Tablespoon water.

Remember this for cold/flu season. A simple trick for helping children (or even adults) sleep better when fighting congestion from a head cold. 1 Tablespoon vapor rub + 1 Tablespoon oil such as lavender instead of water as it doesn't evaporate

remember....Borax ant bait. Borax is the most common ingredient in house ant control products, and get this: it's absolutely 100% natural. The best way (in my opinion) to use Borax is to mix 1 cup of warm water with 1/2 cup of sugar, and 2 tablespoons of Borax. Then soak the Borax mixture up with cotton balls and place those cotton balls near any trails the ants have established in your home. Feeding frenzy... tomorrow they'll be gone. I knew there had to be a way to do this naturally!

Borax is the most common ingredient in house ant control products. It is natural. Mix 1 cup of warm water with cup of sugar, and 2 tablespoons of Borax. Then, soak cotton balls in the Borax mixture and place them near any ant trails in your home.

Stomach Bug Prevention Trick (Every mom should know this!) ~ Never hurts to try

Stomach Bug Prevention Trick (Every mom should know this!)

Stomach Bug Prevention Trick (Every mom should know this!) I will keep this one in my back pocket in case we ever need it. three glasses per day of Welche's grape juice, not white, for preventative measures should do the trick!

Ice pack

Home made ice pack. 1 part rubbing alcohol to 3 parts water.Homemade ice cup rubbing alcohol and cups water. Large ziplock bag and freeze.

Apple Cider Vinegar Cayenne Pepper Cold Remedy

Apple Cider Vinegar Brew

Soothe That Sinus Pain: Apple Cider Vinegar Brew. cup water cup unfiltered apple cider vinegar 1 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 wedge lemon (sounds like the "master cleanse" recipe?

Sore throat cure!

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Before there was "oils"; tea remedies were the best thing for you! Cold & sore throat remedy Ingredients: Hot Water 2 Tbsp Honey 2 Tbsp Vinegar Dash of Ground Cinnamon 2 Tbsp Lemon Juice

This raw ginger lemon tonic is a LIFESAVER if you have a cold! Whip this up and you will be feeling better in NO time. I get SOOO many emails about this recipe from people RAVING about how it helped them.

Ginger Lemon Cold and Flu Tonic

Raw ginger lemon tonic: cup fresh lemon juice 3 cups warm filtered water cup raw organic honey (local if possible - read my note in the post) 1 Tbsp freshly grated ginger Dissolve the raw honey in the warm water. Place everything in the blender

homemade pedialyte-"a recipe (from a pediatrician, no less) on how to make your own pedialyte. i guarantee you have all the essential ingredients at home. to make your own pedialyte, just mix 4 cups of water, 1/2 teaspoon of salt, and 2 tablespoons of sugar. you can also add 1/2 tsp. of jell-o powder to give it a little flavor." will def. come in handy!

All 3 of you refused to drink Pedialyte.A recipe (from a pediatrician) how to make your own Pedialyte, just mix 4 cups of water, teaspoon of salt, and 2 tablespoons of sugar. You can also add tsp. of Jell-O powder to give it a little flavor.

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