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8 Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

8 Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

8 Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar Apple cider vinegar has been touted by homesteaders as a wonderful remedy for many ailments, from curing hiccups to helping you lose weight. Cooks love it too, as it provides a wonderful kick to salad dressings, coleslaws, and mayonnaises. You can even get …

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Plantain: The Pharmacy in the Sidewalks

Plantain: The Pharmacy in the Sidewalks

Plantain: The Pharmacy in the Sidewalks Every spring, summer, and fall you can find this little plant right there in the cracks of the sidewalk, mixed in with the dandelions and somehow always staying alive no matter how many times it gets stepped on. Those are the Plantains, both the …

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5 Natural Sleeping Aids

5 Natural Sleeping Aids

5 Natural Sleeping Aids Stress at work, sweltering temperatures, and many more factors of daily life can all add up to equal a night of zero sleep. While strong prescription drugs are a common go-to for many, they can mess up your natural sleep rhythms, get you hooked, and leave …

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Blackhead Treatments: 10 Simple Home Remedies for Clearer Skin

Blackhead Remedies for Clearer Skin

Blackhead Treatments: 10 Simple Home Remedies for Clearer Skin Blackheads are annoying, and frustrating to deal with. Essentially a pimple in an open pore, blackheads are the oxidized accumulation of dead skin cells and sebum, the body’s natural skin oil. While the natural reaction to blackheads may be to scrub your …

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11 Crazy Home Remedies Using Onions That Really Work

11 Crazy Home Remedies Using Onions That Really Work

11 Crazy Home Remedies Using Onions That Really Work Nearly everyone has onions in their pantry. Onions can make or break the flavor of dinner or lunch. Yet, you might not realize that those onions you are sautéing also have impressive medicinal benefits. That’s right! Onions can be in your tomato …

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14 Plants that Naturally Repel Fleas and Other Insects

14 Plants that Naturally Repel Fleas and Other Insects

14 Plants that Naturally Repel Fleas and Other Insects Are you sick of dealing with fleas and insects? Unfortunately, your pets can gather fleas in all seasons, including winter. Insect and flea problems exist year-round, and it’s a frustrating problem to have. Plants are a powerful way to repel fleas …

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9 Home Remedies for Gout

9 Home Remedies for Gout

9 Home Remedies for Gout Gout is a kind of arthritis that can cause sudden stiffness, swelling, intense tenderness, and burning pain in a joint. The most common place for this pain to occur is the big toe. The area will continue to hurt and swell unless the gout is …

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Traditional Cherokee Medicinal Plants

Traditional Cherokee Medicinal Plants

Traditional Cherokee Medicinal Plants The Cherokee, a Native American Tribe located in the Southeastern United States, have a strong history of understanding, gathering, and preserving medicinal herbs. Part of their understanding of these plants includes the plants’ inherent power to offer both preventative and healing properties. One of the tenets …

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11 Signs You are Probably Not Drinking Enough Water

11 Signs You are Probably Not Drinking Enough Water

11 Signs You are Probably Not Drinking Enough Water Are you drinking enough water daily? Doctors recommend that everyone consumes six to eight 8-ounce glasses of water per day. That can sound excessive, but we have to remember how much water we lose each day! Most importantly, the human body …

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8 Natural Home Remedies To Get Rid of Warts

8 Natural Home Remedies To Get Rid of Warts

8 Natural Home Remedies To Get Rid of Warts While warts generally are not painful, they are irritating and unsightly. Benign skin growths, warts are caused by viruses which infect the upper layer of skin and increase the growth rate, resulting in one or more warts. Most warts come from …

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8 Reasons You Should Try Oil Pulling

8 Reasons You Should Try Oil Pulling

8 Reasons You Should Try Oil Pulling Oil pulling is an oral health technique; the ritual of oil pulling dates back 3,000 years. This Ayurvedic tradition is also called “gundusha” or “kavala” and involves swishing a tablespoon of oil in your mouth and between your teeth for at least 5 …

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