Tag: Remedies

Diaper Rash Salve

Being a baby is hard work. There's a whole lot of growing and changing in that first couple of years. Having diaper rash makes the journey from birth to childhood a painful one. This formula was designed to treat mild to moderate diaper rash. It's not intended to be placed on weeping sores or boils. [...]

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Athlete’s Foot Spritzer

Foot fungus is easy to heal with proactive management. This natural spray is inexpensive to make and easy to use. It combines yarrow with powerful essential oils to dry out the fungus while encouraging our own immune systems to fight against further infection. The vinegar base does wonders to stabilize our natural pH balance. The [...]

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Turkish Cardamon Syrup

Cardamon syrup is a great digestive for a variety of coffee, tea, and cocoa drinks. I use just a dab in my latte, chai and iced coffees to add a hint of floral sweetness and to help my stomach better tolerate the dairy. I like it so well that I’ve been known to stir a wee-bit into my non-dairy coffees, teas, and cocoas as well.

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Strawberry-infused Cider Vinegar

I once had an abundance of strawberries. After we’d canned, frozen, dried, fermented, and eaten all we could, we still had a few pounds left. Inspiration struck as I read the herbal vinegars section of James Green’s The Herbal Medicine-maker’s Handbook. Strawberry-infused Cider Vinegar quickly became one of our favorite herbal vinegars, and with good reason. The flavor is absolutely delightful. The scent is delicious. And, it’s packed with nutrients.

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Sinus Infection Remedy Blend

Allergies, colds, and flus all leave their mark on our poor sinuses. Sinus congestion leads to other unpleasant problems like coughing, sneezing, congestion, clogged ears and headaches. This formula is my favorite for draining the sinuses and keeping them clear. I take 2 droppers full in water with every meal and just before bed during [...]

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Four Thieves Vinegar Recipe

There are many different recipes for Four Thieves Vinegar and different stories claiming different historical origins. It's a very effective household cleaner. This has been used down south as a banishing vinegar and can be seen in voodoo shops at a pretty penny. All of the herbs in the Four Thieves Vinegar formula are potent [...]

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Poison Oak Spray

My daughter and I share a well-honed talent for seeking out poison oak. Over the years, we have tried many remedies for keeping the rash from itching and spreading. This blend works the best. It is always best to be proactive but Poison Oak Spray does the job when the symptoms have gotten away from us. Just a little goes a long way with this formula. The symptoms should disappear within 24 -48 hours with regular use.

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Organic Baby Powder Recipe

Baby powder is wonderful for preventing diaper rash. Most commercial baby powders contain talc, which is not good for the environment or the baby. This simple recipe provides softly scented medicine for diaper rash and offers an earth-friendly option for conscientious parents.

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