It might be obvious, but if you have never been to a yoga class before, find a beginner-friendly class and teacher. A good teacher is able to teach each student as an individual, but those who are completely new to yoga often feel most comfortable if their first class is with a group of other beginners.
Essential oils are often used as fragrances in cleaning products, but they are also effective natural cleaners. Many essential oils are antibacterial and antiseptic, and they can be used as natural disinfectants and deodorizing agents. Lemon, pine, peppermint, and tea tree oils remove bacteria and add a fresh scent to home cleaning solutions – mix […]
From homemade hand creams and body oils to DIY shampoos and conditioners, here are The Untrained Housewife’s best recipes for making your own beauty products.
Whether you’re traveling, at home, camping or taking a trip to the beach, here are a few natural remedies, herbs, essential oils and homeopathic remedies that may come useful as we wind down the summer months.
Summer is the perfect time for DIY beauty treatments. Garden herbs or wildcrafted herbs are ideal for facial steams, foot baths and hair rinses, or try seasonal vegetables for homemade beauty products.
Essential oils are natural, concentrated home remedies for many everyday health problems. Use them in massage, in baths, in oil burners and vaporizers, in compresses, in steam inhalations, and in homemade beauty products. If you are just starting out with essential oils, get one or two oils and build up your collection as you get […]
Now is a good time to go foraging for dandelions, nettles and other edible weeds. Here are a few easy ways to use your wildcrafted herbs at home.
Foraging is a great way to learn more about the herbs and edible weeds that grow in your area.
Edible weeds are essentially free, nutritious food that might even grow right on your doorstep.
The causes of long-term sleeping difficulties or insomnia should always be investigated, but meanwhile some simple natural home remedies can help towards a healthier sleeping pattern.
Based on its traditional uses and its nickname “fever grass,” lemongrass is the perfect choice for herbal infusions during the cold and flu season.
Untrained Housewife’s best tips for staying healthy this winter.