10 Science Backed Ways To Help Kids Get A Good Night’s Sleep

10 Science Backed Ways To Help Kids Get A Good Night’s Sleep

Have you ever wished kids came with a “sleep button”? Well, they kind of do. There is an acupressure point located above the bridge of the nose that can induce sleep in even the most reluctant. To find out how to use this acupressure point, plus nine other science backed tips for helping to give […]

The Link Between Sugar and Cancer


We all know that eating too much sugar can make us feel tired, and that it’s a contributor to weight gain. But could there be other consequences to our cultural obsession with high fructose corn syrup? Recommended Reading: 10 Things That Happen To Your Body When You Quit Sugar Find out more about the consequences […]

DIY Herbal Honey Cough Drops


Cold and Flu season is upon us. If you end up with a hacking cough, these homemade, all natural cough drops will help you bounce back faster! Honey is a natural antibiotic, and will help coat your throat to reduce discomfort from coughing, To learn how to make your own, visit My Healthy Green Family. […]

How to Avoid Chlorine In Your Home


Many of us know that chlorine is used in water treatment and pool sanitation – and that it can be bad for you. What you may not know is that chlorine is a common disinfectant used in some household bleach (some but not all) and can be toxic even in small amounts. When chlorine gas […]

How To Make A Herbal Liniment For Muscle Pain & Stiffness


A liniment is a topical remedy that helps to relieve pain, stiffness, and sore muscles (on unbroken skin). They are usually oil or liquid based; this one is alcohol and witch hazel based. Alcohol and witch hazel absorb faster into the skin, taking the helpful properties of the included herbs into the problem areas sooner. […]

How To Make A “Breathe Easy” Children’s Chest Rub Recipe


Using a natural chest rub to aid in respiratory function in children can be a great alternative to commercial chest rubs. Here’s the down side to most recipes though; peppermint is often chosen because is has a high concentration of monoterpenes, which have a stimulating effect on mucus membranes. The problem with peppermint is that is […]

How To Make Refreshing Switchel – Nature’s Healthy Gatorade


Switchel, also know as Haymaker’s Punch, is a thirst quenching drink that originated in the Caribbean in the late 1600’s. Traditionally made of water mixed with vinegar, sweetened with molasses, and sometimes subtly flavored with ginger. Switchel is similar to drinks like ginger beer or homemade ginger ale. So if you’re a fan of refreshing […]

How To Make Soothing Shower Diffuser Discs – Enjoy The Aroma In Every Shower


These simple little white discs look very unassuming, but when added to your shower or bath, they give off a soothing scent that you’ll love. They’re perfect for an evening bath, where the soothing aroma will help prepare you for a good night’s rest. Easy to make with only a few ingredients, why not make […]

DIY Essential Oil Blend for Hair Growth


Thinning hair is difficult for everyone, but if you’re a woman who’s losing her hair, it’s particularly difficult. This fantastic treatment will help kick-start your hair growth so you can get back to a nice, full, voluminous head of hair. Get the instructions at Whole New Mom. DIY Essential Oil Blend for Hair Growth

Make 40 Herbal Gifts in 45 Minutes


Looking to give great, unexpected gifts? Need to stay on a budget? You can create four different products in sets of ten in less than an hour! These are simple projects that are universally loved, and fueled by the power of nature! Check out the full instructions at A Delightful Home! Make 40 Herbal Gifts […]