Welcome to the Natural Health section. Here you will find everything from recipes for healing elixirs and teas, to informative posts and the science behind the health benefits of various foods. Non-toxic household and personal care remedies will also be included. I truly believe in the healing power of plants, and their ability to lessen our dependency on chemical products and medications!
How to Make Salve or Balms 101: Simple Flexible Recipe
Learn how to make salve or balms with a simple flexible recipe, including various oil and wax options, using herb-infused oil, essential oils, butters, and more. Once you know the basics, the options to be creative are endless!
Calming Chamomile: How to Grow, Harvest, Dry and Use Chamomile
Chamomile is a wonderful medicinal herb and companion plant for your garden! Come learn how to grow chamomile from seed or seedlings - including the various types, medicinal benefits, and how to harvest, dry, and use it for tea, balms and…
Chickweed: How to Identify, Harvest, Dry and Use Stellaria Media
Let's talk about chickweed - a nutritious, edible, and medicinal herb! It's especially good at soothing itching, rashes, and other skin issues. Come learn how to identify, harvest, dry and use chickweed at home.
DIY Bath Salts Recipe: Beautiful Natural Herbal Bath Salts
Learn how to make beautiful homemade bath salts using natural ingredients like epsom salt, sea salt, herbs, flowers, and organic essential oils. Perfect for self-care or a thoughtful DIY gift to share, bath salt soaks help alleviate stress, tension, sore muscles, inflammation,…
Homestead Gift Guide 2022: DIY, Home & Garden Gift Ideas
Please enjoy this round-up of our favorite unique and useful home, garden, and DIY gift ideas. From homemade treats and crafts to puzzles, organic bedding, and personal weather stations, there's something on the list for every budget or special someone in…
How to Make Medicinal Herb Infused Oil: Two Ways
Learn how to make medicinal herb infused oils using a slow cold infusion or the quick heat method. It's easy to do, and once you know the basics, the options of what you can create are endless! Face oil, salves, soap...…
How to Make a Fall Beeswax Leaf Garland
Celebrate the changing seasons and learn how to make a natural fall beeswax leaf garland. It's a fun, easy, sustainable autumn craft project that the whole family can enjoy! Wax leaf garlands look beautiful strung across a sunny window, fireplace mantle,…
11 Best Carrier Oils for Skin Care, Salves and Infusions
Olive, jojoba, sunflower, coconut… Come learn about the 11 best carrier oil options for skin care, salves, edible infusions and more! This article explores the unique benefits and potential drawbacks to each oil, comedogenic ratings, and extraction methods.