I always drink this infusion hot, several cups a day if I have a cold or a throat infection. I usually make enough ginger & turmeric infusion for the whole day, and just heat it up and add the lemon and honey for each cup separately.
The Recipe for Radiance: Discover Beauty’s Best-Kept Secrets in Your Kitchen (Running Press (April 22, 2014) It’s no secret that I prefer homemade beauty products to store-bought ones. And I think the best beauty treatments are those that can be made with stuff from the garden or maybe the fridge. The Recipe for Radiance: Discover […]
June 10-16th is Aromatherapy Awareness Week. Aromatherapy is one of the most enjoyable complementary therapies, and essential oils are natural, concentrated home remedies for many everyday health problems. Use them in massage, baths, oil burners and vaporizers, compresses, steam inhalations, and homemade beauty products. 10 Ways to Use Essential Oils at Home: 1. Do […]
Stinging nettles grow everywhere in the spring and early summer, so now is the best time to use this amazing edible weed. Nettles are full of health benefits; they contain vitamins including C and E, minerals such as iron and magnesium, and they detoxify the body and purify the blood. Boil nettles quickly in a […]
Cucumber is one of the best ingredients for homemade beauty products and treatments, especially in the summer months. It is cooling and soothing to sunburned skin, and great for simple home facials. Cucumber Treatment for Puffy Eyes Cucumber works wonders for puffy and tired eyes. Simply place a slice of cucumber over each (closed) eye, […]
Hay fever symptoms range from the mildly uncomfortable to very annoying. Stuffy or runny nose, itchy and red eyes, sneezing, tiredness, a dry cough and a sore throat are common symptoms of hay fever, or seasonal allergic rhinitis. Symptoms happen when the immune system reacts to pollen. Fortunately, there are many natural remedies that can […]
Homeopathy is based on the principle that “like cures like”: a substance that causes symptoms in large doses is used in very diluted doses to treat those same symptoms. The basic idea is to stimulate the body’s own natural healing ability with very diluted substances. This makes homeopathic remedies safe for the whole family. In […]