Untrained Housewife’s best tips for staying healthy this winter.
Some of us get the flu every year, and even those who avoid the worst of the flu season may catch a cold at this time of the year. There are many ways to boost your immunity and fight the flu or the common cold naturally. Many simple home remedies relieve flu symptoms. […]
Recently, I made my own chest rub for colds and coughs for the very first time, and I couldn’t believe how easy it was. I used a basic recipe for an herbal salve from Rosemary Gladstar’s Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health: 175 Teas, Tonics, Oils, Salves, Tinctures, and Other Natural Remedies for the Entire Family, […]
Spice oils and citrus oils are some of the best essential oils to use during the fall and the winter, when the weather gets colder and the days get shorter. Together, spice and citrus oils make great blends for essential oil burners. If using oils in a bath, add up to 6 drops of essential […]
Lavender is used in herbal medicine, in aromatherapy as essential oil, in cooking, in beauty products… it is one of the most versatile herbs, and it is safe for most people both as an herb and as essential oil (look for Lavandula angustifolia/officinalis/vera essential oil for therapeutic use). Do you grow lavender in your herb […]