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.
Natural Cleaning Solutions with Essential Oils
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 […]
The Untrained Housewife’s Ultimate Guide to Homemade Beauty Products
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.
Natural Remedies for Summer Health
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.
Home Beauty Treatments for the Summer
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.
A Beginner’s Guide to Essential Oils
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 […]
How to Add Edible Weeds and Wild Herbs to Your Diet
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 Tips: Where and How To Pick Wildcrafted Herbs
Foraging is a great way to learn more about the herbs and edible weeds that grow in your area.
Foraging: The Benefits of Eating Edible Weeds and Wildcrafted Herbs
Edible weeds are essentially free, nutritious food that might even grow right on your doorstep.
Natural Home Remedies for Better Sleep
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.
The Health Benefits of Lemongrass
Based on its traditional uses and its nickname “fever grass,” lemongrass is the perfect choice for herbal infusions during the cold and flu season.
The Untrained Housewife’s Top 10 Tips for Staying Healthy This Winter
Untrained Housewife’s best tips for staying healthy this winter.