Aloe Vera is a small green leafy plant that looks kind of like giant blades of grass. It has a wealth of health benefits. It’s not an unattractive houseplant that is easy to purchase from florists, greenhouses, and even some lawn and garden stores. It’s also very easy to grow and has countless practical uses.
There are many herbal sleep aids available now, mostly in the form of herbal teas which are easy to access and prepare. Insomnia is a terrible condition that affects a large portion of the country. It can cause your productivity to decrease, your quality of work to suffer, and your mental and physical health to
If you are interested in using herbal remedies as a part of everyday first aid treatments, read on! The following can be helpful in creating an herbal first aid kit for your home. A herbal first aid kit will allow you to treat minor injuries, burns, and other non-serious maladies. What You Need Your kit
The Excalibur food dehydrator is one of the best around for dehydrating fresh herbs. If you grow your own herbs for home remedies then you’ll find a dehydrator a BIG asset. Basically, you pop the leaves/flowers/stems/berries on the trays, set the temperature, switch on and leave it to do it’s work? There are many food
Most of you reading this will already have suffered from cold sores and know that they first appear as blisters below the surface of the skin. These fluid filled pockets appear on and/or around the mouth and lips. They can be pretty painful over the course of the 7 to 10 days they last, breaking
You might not know it, but there are 100s of vinegar uses! Historically, vinegar has been used since ancient times when it was accidentally discovered that wine, left undisturbed, turns into vinegar. This wasn’t heralded with as much enthusiasm as the discovery of the wine that created it. However, over many long years, lots of uses
Vinegar is one of the best substances for cleaning, cheap and environmentally friendly! Cleaning with vinegar is also quick and easy. You can reuse spray bottles or buy new and label accordingly. For pastes, a recycled glass jar will store safely. If you like it share it!Facebook SaveFacebookGoogleTwitterLinkedinPinterest
If you’re reading this, chances are you either have arthritis or know someone who does. There are many home remedies for arthritis, depending on the type you have. According to Arthritis Australia, there are more than 100 types of arthritis. The 3 most common are: Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis Gout (also known as gouty arthritis) Most
The Surprising Health Benefits of Sauerkraut If I am perfectly honest I haven’t spent much of my life thinking about sauerkraut. It’s a European dish of fermented cabbage that often tastes as good as it sounds. After a brief introduction on top of a sausage sandwich at a fancy market (thought it was onion), sauerkraut
If you’ve ever suffered from asthma, then you’ll recognise the symptoms of an asthma attack. That shortness of breath, wheezing, coughing and feelings of panic (from mild to severe). There are many home remedies for asthma, not curing, but relieving the symptoms of an asthma attack. “These remedies are not to replace any medications prescribed
Heartburn (or acid reflux) is painful! If you’ve ever suffered from it, you’ll be glad there are plenty of home remedies for heartburn, most of them simple solutions too. Sometimes it can be so painful, people think they’re having a heart attack, quick relief is needed and welcomed. If you like it share it!Facebook SaveFacebookGoogleTwitterLinkedinPinterest
A urinary tract infection (UTI) can be very painful and debilitating. Your first port of call should be your health professional, but there are also some useful home remedies for UTI to help alleviate the symptoms. If you like it share it!Facebook SaveFacebookGoogleTwitterLinkedinPinterest
If you’ve ever suffered from the dry, itchy skin caused by eczema, then you’ll understand how painful it can be. Fortunately, there are a number of Eczema home remedies you can try. Home remedies for eczema can be made with products you either already keep in your store cupboard or are easy to find. Different
You feel that tickle in your throat and the beginnings of a headache. You just generally feel “under the weather”, all signs of the impending flu! Fortunately, there are very effective home remedies for flu. For the first day or two, you might think you have a simple cold. Often, by the time you realize it’s
When you injure yourself, like pulling a muscle or giving your knee a bang, inflammation is the natural response of the body to protect the injured part. But, it’s painful! Anti inflammatory home remedies can be as effective as over the counter, chemical laden medication. (As always. consult your health physician before taking any herbal supplements).
Head lice (nits) are those pesky tiny parasites that live on the scalp and hair shafts. It is a common problem among children, especially when they first start school, or return after a holiday. Fortunately, there are many home remedies for lice! Lice are no respecter of age or gender and are easily passed on