How do I make a tea with organic loose herbs and what on earth is a Decoction?

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 little ones. This CD is not available on this site but will be available … Continue reading How do I make a tea with organic loose herbs and what on earth is a Decoction?

How to bring down a Fever Naturally

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 of chamomile infusion by using one well-rounded teaspoon of dried … Continue reading How to bring down a Fever Naturally

Make your own Herbal Perfume

I love making my own roll ons and body sprays to use instead of toxic, overpriced commercial products. Not only do they smell great, but by making my own products, I am avoiding all of the cancer-causing petrochemicals used in most perfumes. Believe it or not, over 95% of all fragrances are made with derivatives of petroleum.  Cheap and expensive brands are all included in … Continue reading Make your own Herbal Perfume

Help – I’m sick and I’m Miserable! Part 2

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 cure?? Yup, my house. After hearing the knock on my … Continue reading Help – I’m sick and I’m Miserable! Part 2