Herbs and Herbal Remedies

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Got Acne? Using Essential Oils may help treat it and soothe irritated skin. Here's the recipe that has worked in my family ~The HomesteadingHippy #homesteadhippy #fromthefarm #essentialoils

Homemade Essential Oil Bug Repellent | Summer is in full swing and that means social gatherings! Unfortunately some uninvited guests like to join the party, too:pesky bugs. Most commercial bug repellents contain harmful DEET. Instead, try this homemade bug repellent that uses essential oils! | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

How to Use Oregano Oil Safely | With autumn in the breeze, winter soon to follow, and many of our kids back to school, virus season is just around the corner. Oregano oil is often in the spotlight as an excellent herbal remedy. Here's how to choose and use oregano oil wisely. | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

Make your own cough drops to soothe coughs. The Homesteading Hippy #homesteadhippy #fromthefarm #diy

Learn some of the delicious edibles that may be lurking right in your backyard! The Homesteading Hippy #homesteadhippy #fromthefarm #urbanhomesteading #foraging

Easy Homemade Herbal Hair Rinses for Beautiful, Healthy, Hair | Drugstore shelves are full of products that promise to give us healthy, manageable, shiny, smooth, strong, and beautiful hair. The problem is, most of those bottles are filled with anything-but-healthy chemicals. Thankfully, we need look no further than our own kitchens, gardens, or local herb shops to find natural, organic care for truly healthy locks! | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

5 Anti-Inflammatory Herbs in Your Own Backyard | One of the reasons I love herbs so much is because of their ability to take care of every day symptoms. Did you sprain your wrist? Yep, there's a plant that can help. Need something to soothe the baby's bug bites? Check -- that one's covered too. Here are five seemingly common plants that happen to be anything but common when it comes to reducing inflammation and relieving swelling and pain. | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

Skip the questionable chemicals in store bought soap, save money and learn to make your own bar soap. This video tutorial will get you on the path, step by step to making your soap in an hour! The Homesteading Hippy #homesteadhippy #fromthefarm

Don't let sickness, minor cuts, bumps and bruises ruin your travels. Keep these 10 Child Friendly Herbs on hand anytime you travel! The Homesteading Hippy #homesteadhippy

Homemade Medicine Made Simple: Peppermint Pine Headache Salve

Trips to the zoo, park, or beach in your plans? You need a hand sanitizer that will go the distance with you! Avoid the harsh chemicals and make your own hand sanitizer with all natural ingredients ~The Homesteading Hippy #homesteadhippy #fromthefarm #essentialoils #diy

Simple Herbal Muscle Rub | If you're in pain, you want to sooth the ache, right? Do you reach for the tube of muscle rub full of questionable ingredients? Of course not! Here's a simple rub that heals the body with God-given herbs. | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

How to Grow Your Own Herbs for Tea {even in a small space} | Herbal tea is easy and rewarding to grow yourself. Many tea herbs are easy-to-grow and do well in pots and small spaces, so you can enjoy delicious home-grown tea year-round. Although you can make tea out of almost any herb, here are five (plus one more) of my favorites for both large and small gardens! | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

Calendula is a wonderful healing herb -- excellent for all skin ailments, quickly healing rashes and wounds, and gentle for the whole family. Make up a batch of this salve in 15 minutes and have a go-to remedy for all rashes, cuts, scrapes, bruises, burns, bites, blisters, and dry skin. Pour it into a pretty jar, top it with a label and ribbon, and it makes a thoughtful gift! | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

Homemade & Natural Bug Bite Stick | Summer comes hand-in-hand with bug bites. Let me introduce the "bug bite stick" -- a chapstick tube containing a simple salve made from plantain, echinacea, and lavender. I've made this salve for a few years now, and it really works to relieve the itch! | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

Colds and coughs can be rough. These all easy to make, all natural herbal drops can soothe your throat and ease the cough. Make a batch of these cough drops up within minutes! The Homesteading Hippy #homesteadhippy #diy #herbal

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the Ultimate Guide to Essential Oil Properties {and which oils do what} | You may need a course in Latin to understand all the different properties of essential oils. Look no further! This is your one-stop-shop for understanding and decoding the various properties of essential oils. Bookmark or pin this post and come back often. | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

Here's a plan to DECREASE Inflammation. - Lists of Anti-Inflammatory foods @ Studio Botanica

DIY Elderberry Tincture | Bulk Herb Store Blog | Learn how to make an elderberry tincture to help your body fight illness more effectively!

Treating The Whole Person-what an herbalist or health coach asks and why.

We all want healthy teeth and gums. But sometimes we brush, we floss, we eat healthy foods, and it still isn't enough. Maybe you just want a whiter, brighter smile, but want to avoid the ingredients in conventional products. Herbs to the rescue! These 10 herbs are healing and restorative, plus a recipe for herbal mouthwash. | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

6 Ways to Take Care of Yourself During Your Period | I bet I know what your favorite time each month is… And I bet it’s every week EXCEPT the week of your cycle. Rather than fighting my period, I embrace it as my body’s way of resetting each month. And my body likes to start each new month off with rest and inward focus. Here are the practices I have begun following to take care of myself during my cycle. | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

5 Herbs Every Woman Should Know About | Are you looking for freedom from PMS? Do you want to ease the effects of stress -- and age gracefully? How about something that will tone your skin and make you glow from the inside out? Here are 5 herbs that will do just that and more! | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

Keep your hands soft and smooth in any weather with this skin nourishing hand cream. The Homesteading Hippy