Ointment made of elder flower, golden seal, plantain, St. John's Wort, and echinacea to prevent infection. Comfrey applied in a poultice will speed heal the wound, but do not use on deep wounds as it will heal the top layers of skin quickly before it heals deeper down and may cause an abscess. Chickweed and … Continue Reading ››
Chamomile and elder flower skin wash, comfrey ointment, aloe vera gel, or tea tree oil. Stock a bar of Fels Naphtha laundry soap if you have a chance of coming in contact with poison ivy or oak. It is the only thing in years I have found that will wash the sap off of the … Continue Reading ››
1/2 oz. beeswax, 4 oz. sweet almond oil, 2 tsp food flavoring oil (citrus oils for that summer taste) Add the sweet oil and beeswax together and melt in microwave, stir and allow to cool a bit before adding the oil … Continue Reading ››
Morning Energizing Bath 2 parts lemon 2 parts tangerine 1 part rosemary Add this blend of essential oils to your morning bath and get a refreshing and energizing start to your summer day. Cool Refreshing Bath 20 drops of lavender 20 drops of chamomile Add this to a tub of cool water for … Continue Reading ››
Breast self-examination is a great tool for detection, but numerous studies cited by The Breast Cancer Prevention Program (Macmillan) suggest that mammograms may be more harmful than helpful for premenopausal women. I was oblivious to my many life style choices that were impacting, positively or negatively, my breast cancer … Continue Reading ››
Cut a raw potato in half. Use the sap on sore or aching feet for immediate relieve. Use as often as needed. Raw potato also helps to toughen feet that are too soft.