The Homemade Face Mask That’s Better Than Your $80 Store Bought Version

If you are looking for a wonderful alternative to some of those expensive masks/cleansers that you see from the luxury skin care brands, then you should definitely give this recipe a shot! Although the base is a clay mask, the clay doesn’t dry out like most would and it leaves your skin feeling soft and […]

39 Ways to Use Honey and Why It’s Good For You

Honey is a delicious, sweet treat, and a great natural way to sweeten desserts without using a bunch of processed sugar. Use it to soothe a sore throat, or even to help clear up stubborn acne. Learn dozens of ways to use your honey and exactly why it’s so good for you at The Alternative […]

21 Healing Herbs And Supplements Doctors Prescribe

This detailed list of herbs and supplements have finally found a home in the prescriptions of doctors as natural remedies that they trust! Broken up by ailment, they give a brief history of the item, what it helps with, and a testimonial of a doctor that readily prescribes it to patients in place of modern […]

6 Simple Sciatica Stretches You Can Do In Bed

If you suffer from sciatica, you understand the need to do anything to relieve the pain. Well we are here to help! Here’s is a list of six easy stretches that you can do to help relieve your of that pain, and perhaps figure out what is causing it. Based off of yoga positions, these […]

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 […]

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 […]

59 Clever Ways to Use Essential Oils You May Not Have Thought Of

Intimidated by the number of uses and combinations for essential oils? Don’t be, their use does not need to be complicated! Here we have found a wonderful list of uses for essential oils, be it cleaning, stress relief, medicinal, or anything else, this list has some great ideas for you to use! Don’t be afraid to introduce […]

DIY “Breathe Easy” Aromatherapy Inhalers

Essential oils are a great thing to carry around with you in case of an emergency use but there is always that worry that a bottle might leak and then your purse or bag will smell forever. While some people might not mind this, we prefer a more portable-friendly option. Take these Aromatherapy Inhalers for […]