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04

Apr

How to treat poison ivy naturallyThese home remedies can help you tackle the pesky poison ivy rash the natural way.

How to treat poison ivy naturally
These home remedies can help you tackle the pesky poison ivy rash the natural way.

30

Mar

Natural remedies for allergiesAllergy sufferers are turning more and more to natural remedies either as complementary or primary forms of treatment.

Natural remedies for allergies
Allergy sufferers are turning more and more to natural remedies either as complementary or primary forms of treatment.

21

Mar

5 natural cold sore remediesOnce you have the virus, cold sores scan appear with little warning. Here’s what you can do to treat and prevent these unsightly blemishes.

5 natural cold sore remedies
Once you have the virus, cold sores scan appear with little warning. Here’s what you can do to treat and prevent these unsightly blemishes.

17

Jul

Yarrow grows throughout North America and is typically found in fields and meadows. The plant grows 1 to 3 feet tall and has white, umbrella-like clusters of flowers at the top of its stalks. Yarrow’s leaves can be applied to bleeding wounds to stimulate clotting, and drinking a tea from its flowers can be a remedy for a variety of ailments including colds, flu, headaches, diarrhea and stomach ulcers.10 remarkably useful plants you can find in the wild

Yarrow grows throughout North America and is typically found in fields and meadows. The plant grows 1 to 3 feet tall and has white, umbrella-like clusters of flowers at the top of its stalks. Yarrow’s leaves can be applied to bleeding wounds to stimulate clotting, and drinking a tea from its flowers can be a remedy for a variety of ailments including colds, flu, headaches, diarrhea and stomach ulcers.
10 remarkably useful plants you can find in the wild

15

Jun

Meet Chris Kilham, medicine hunter and herb advocateKilham meets with harvesters, producers, healers, shamans, scientists, trade officials and indigenous people in search of botanicals with proven results.

Meet Chris Kilham, medicine hunter and herb advocate
Kilham meets with harvesters, producers, healers, shamans, scientists, trade officials and indigenous people in search of botanicals with proven results.

10

Feb

Natural cold remedies: Fact vs. fiction

16

Jan


 Natural cold remedies: Fact vs. fiction



How does your go-to natural remedy stack up in popularity and effectiveness?
How does your go-to natural remedy stack up in popularity and effectiveness?

10

Jul

Who knew mint had so many uses?
naturalpath:

Mint
This week we harvested some of the seven kinds of mint we started growing this year. It has been great to learn the subtle and not so subtle differences between chocolate, orange, and apple mint, as well as spearmint, peppermint, sweet mint and mint julip. Medicinally mint has all kinds of great uses - it’s good for colds, repels insects, acts as an astringent in tinctures and a stimulant aromatic. We dried what we harvested so that we will have readily available tea in the winter. In the meantime, I’m sure we’ll have plenty more mint grow back  - it loves Georgia clay and sun. We planted most of ours in a shady area of our yard to control it. Mint is famous for taking over wherever it’s planted.

Who knew mint had so many uses?

naturalpath:

Mint

This week we harvested some of the seven kinds of mint we started growing this year. It has been great to learn the subtle and not so subtle differences between chocolate, orange, and apple mint, as well as spearmint, peppermint, sweet mint and mint julip. Medicinally mint has all kinds of great uses - it’s good for colds, repels insects, acts as an astringent in tinctures and a stimulant aromatic. We dried what we harvested so that we will have readily available tea in the winter. In the meantime, I’m sure we’ll have plenty more mint grow back - it loves Georgia clay and sun. We planted most of ours in a shady area of our yard to control it. Mint is famous for taking over wherever it’s planted.