People who like to eat out and spend a lot of time in malls, shopping centers and public places and or schools, beware, as we are still not finished with a nasty superbug that came to America earlier this year. Perhaps you never heard, but there is a new superbug in the form of a supped…… Continue reading New Stomach ‘Superbug’ Still Affecting the U.S and Other Countries – How to Stay Healthy
Alright so with all the holidays coming up we are most likely to be outdoors, indoors and surrounded by people. People who sneeze and don’t cover their mouth. Little kids who wipe their nose and yes, after wiping they touch the slide, water fountain and bathroom door. Can you say yuck with me? No, seriously, this…… Continue reading Wellness Herbal Tea Recipe for the Immune System
We all have our own version of a medicine cabinet. For some, having a medicine cabinet means opening up a bathroom cabinet whilst bottles upon bottles of prescription drugs fall out. For others (I fall into this category) it means herbal tinctures, glycerites, supplements, oils, and tea! My medicine cabinet is an amazing collection of…… Continue reading The Making of an Herbal Medicine Cabinet
Winter is here and so many people are getting sick. So this morning I wanted to take some time and cover a few quick remedies that you can reference to time and time again. Often when I teach about natural remedies, the question I get the most is: “What can I do when symptoms of…… Continue reading Herbal Remedies for Nasal Congestion, Stys & More
A few days ago, my husband woke up with a terrible sore throat and could not even speak. His entire body hurt so most likely he was coming down with something viral. I immediately made him a large pot of my immunity herbal bath and had him soak for an hour. Although his body was…… Continue reading Miracle Sore Throat & Cold Remedy
Most of you know that I am absolutely mad about herbs. As the crazy mad scientist herbalist mamma that I am, I wanted to take a moment and share my list of must-have herbs for this winter season. With so many new flu viruses and colds going around it is imperative that I keep my…… Continue reading Six Must Have Herbs for the Upcoming Winter Season
I often get asked this question when I am speaking or when I am around friends with little ones. So I am going to give you a quick example of what a sick day in our home looks like, using my self as the victim and a few of the many treatments and approaches I…… Continue reading What do I do when the family is sick with a cold?
Everyone that has read my articles, taken my classes or heard me speak knows that I am absolutely in love with herbs and nature. I am also moved by the simple beauty that God created all the herbs, plants, fruits and vegetables that are ultimately used in even the most aggressive forms of cancer and disease.…… Continue reading The Miracle of Herbs for your Health Needs – How to Make Herbal Medicine
My sister just stopped by in a panic because my 5-year-old niece was coughing non stop all day and she suffers from asthma. She has been working on changing their diet and determining her triggers but for today she wanted me to mix up something quick and effective to help my niece stop coughing. My…… Continue reading Herbs for Cough and Respiratory Health
As a mom of three and a serious breastfeeding madwoman, I would be lost without my herbal tea for enhancing milk production. I have shared this tea with many moms on the verge of losing their milk and have had many fabulous stories. All of the organic herbs in Breast is Best Tea has been…… Continue reading Do you Know a Mom Who Is Nursing? Share this with Her, She Will Thank You
We often forget just how powerful a cup of tea can be. All around the world herbal teas are known to enhance our mood, induce sleep, relax our nerves, reduce inflammation and infection and treat a number of ailments. If you are not familiar with the world of herbs – I invite you to read…… Continue reading Tea for all your troubles!
Today I had a friend call me to ask how she should make an infusion (cup of tea) with the Organic loose Lemon balm and Echinacea she purchased. She was a little confused because she had heard me on a CD I did where I am teaching moms how to prepare a decoction for their…… Continue reading How do I make a tea with organic loose herbs and what on earth is a Decoction?
Best Blood Purifier, Congestion breaker, and Migraine Relief No, these 3 are not necessarily related but they are in the sense that herbs have been used for centuries to deal with all 3 of these conditions. Let’s start with our blood. Did you know that a typical human red blood cell only survives about 4-5…… Continue reading Best Blood Purifier, Congestion breaker and Migraine Relief
Time has flown past us this year. In just a few weeks people all over the world will be celebrating the holidays. I know for me December smells of gingerbread, cinnamon, cloves, curry, fruit pies, and hot cocoa. Not to mention some fabulous homemade dishes. This year I wanted to share my Favorite Winter Tea…… Continue reading Organic Winter Tea – Enjoy the fragrances and tastes of the upcoming season, in your cup!
Is there a cold or flu virus lurking around the corner? Did you just go to the store and open up the refrigerated section then a few minutes later rub your eyes? It’s amazing how easily we are exposed to nasty viruses and bacteria. All it takes is for Joe Shmoe to sneeze and cough…… Continue reading Cold and Flu Cocktails/Remedies – What you Should Have on Hand!
Did you know you can use herbal baths to help assist fever in adults, young children, and babies? There are several herbs like chamomile, lemon balm, and peppermint that contain properties that promote perspiration which in turn cools the body down resulting in a lowering of the fever. You can prepare 1 or 2 quarts…… Continue reading How to bring down a Fever Naturally
Coughs, Sneezes, Runny Noses Anyone? Our kids are back in school and stress seems to be creeping up on me not just because of homework and traffic but germy wormies! My little girl came home Thursday with a fever, coughing, sneezing and saying “mommyyyyyy I don’t feel so good, can you make me some tea?”…… Continue reading Immunity Boosting Secrets for Tea Making
There is nothing more infuriating than seeing little babies, toddlers and older children in a hospital having seizures because a well-meaning mommy or daddy had their kid vaccinated against the seasonal flu. But what most parents don’t know is that they don’t need to vaccinate their kids and themselves against the seasonal flu. You want…… Continue reading Health News: This Year’s Flu vaccine could give your Child Seizures
My mom sent me an email that discusses the properties of one of my favorite herbs for tea called lemongrass. Of course I was not concerned that this email was a fabricated story because I know that research has been done all around the world to prove the health benefits of lemongrass and many other…… Continue reading Fresh Lemongrass Fields in Israel for Cancer Patients
Here goes part 2. I wasn’t planning on writing about this but given the recent occurrences, it is warranted. My sister called me freaking out because my niece got lice from a little girl at school. Now my niece and sister both have it. So whose house do you think they came over for a…… Continue reading Help – I’m sick and I’m Miserable! Part 2
“Honey, why don’t you run to the drugstore and buy me some of that nighttime stuff the doctor told us about. I need something to clear up this congestion and sore throat I got” As Ace Ventura would say “alrighty then”. But its really not alright, you know. Most drugstore meds don’t fix your illness,…… Continue reading Help – I’m sick and I’m Miserable!