Pinkeye, also know as pink eye or conjunctivitis, is an inflammation of the membranes (conjunctiva) covering the whites of the eyes and the membranes on the inner part of the eyelids. It can be viral (typically linked to Adenoviruses), bacterial or allergy related. As the name suggests, the inflammation causes the eye to take on […]
Aloe Vera is one of the most beneficial plants you can add to your garden. This amazing plant comes with a multitude of skin healing properties, and it’s easy to grow to boot! Once you start growing this wonderful plant, you’ll wonder why it took you so long. Aloe is a succulent, meaning it retains […]
Spring may be here, but that doesn’t mean our sinuses and lungs are in the clear. The flu season has been known to peak into March at times, and even if you can bypass the germy crud, pollen is around the corner just waiting to stuff up your sinuses once more. Here is a roundup […]
Time to come out of the cleaning closet: I’m not a big hand sanitizer user. Wait, I can do better than that: I have never used hand sanitizer. It’s sticky, it reeks of alcohol, and most of the time I trust my immune system best when exposed to a mild amount of germs. Anything more than that […]
I love basil in tomato salad, with olive oil, in tomato and mozzarella sandwiches, in pasta, in pesto and in most foods, but this popular cooking herb also comes with healing properties. Basil gets its name from the Greek word for “king”: basileum. Different varieties of basil grow around the world. Tulsi: Indian Holy Basil […]
The Handbook of Vintage Remedies: A Modern Family’s Guide to Herbal Medicine by Jessie Hawkins, MH is an informative and helpful family herbalist book for natural home health and wellness.