Bugs aren't the only creatures that notice linalool. This monterpene is a broad spectrum antimicrobial. Both Gram positive and Gram naegative bacteria are repelled by linalool.
In this winter's cold, snowy weather, which is highly unusual for my fiery region, my inner fire started to seriously lag. We'd just been through our second snowy-icy spat for the season. As my garden froze over, so did my…
The list below are items that I commonly keep in my own First Aid kit. I keep the tinctures in 1/2 bottles. I keep the salves in small tubs enclosed in ziplock bags to prevent leakage. My kit contents have varied as my kids have grown and my medical skill has developed. Don't bring an item with you that you don't know how to use.
Ginger is an amazing healer. It is used around the world to treat indigestion, motion sickness and arthritis pain. One of the primary constituents is gingerol which is a flavonol. Flavonols are high in anti-oxidants and many are noted for their strong antibiotic qualities.