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Natural Flu Shot Recipe

As fall approaches this “Natural Flu Shot” is a fantastic recipe that can be taken at the first sign of illness. 1 Tablespoon Burdock Root1 Tablespoon Nettle1 Tablespoon Milk Thistle Let these herbs simmer on low with 2 cups water. I prefer to brew the herbs in a tea ball. This is a tea base you will…Read More

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Powerful Rosemary

A powerful healer that brings clarity!  According to folklore Rosemary originally had white flowers; until turning red after the Virgin Mary laid her cloak on the brush. Since the time of ancient Greece (1000 B.C.) Rosemary was burned as incense. Later cultures believed it warded off Devils, a practice that eventually became adopted by the sick, who…Read More

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Lavender is Awesome

Known as an important relaxing herb, Lavender became popular during the late middle ages. Lavender is a fantastic herb for many ailments. It stimulates blood flow, is an antiseptic, anti-bacterial, anti-depressant, and can relieve muscle spasms. At home I use Young Living Lavender essential oil on my children to relieve itching from bug bites. It may also help speed up the…Read More

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Goldenseal is Like Gold

It may be easier to make a list of things that Goldenseal doesn’t help improve! In the 19th century Goldenseal was prized as a cure-all. One of nature’s best natural antibiotics, this wonderful medicinal herb may improve many illnesses such as:  pneumonia any stomach or digestive condition skin problems such as dandruff, ringworm, eczema cough, chest congestion …Read More

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Slippery Elm

Slippery Elm is often used in spells designed to stop gossip.  It is also given to children as a charm warn about the neck to ensure the child grows up with a persuasive tongue.  Native to the USA and Canada, this marvelous medicinal herb is a gentle and effective remedy for irritated states of the mucous…Read More

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Background on Crystals for Healing and Spirituality

The more you understand about Crystals, the more effective they are.  Crystals are very powerful and should be approached with respect. “Dedicating” and “programming” your crystals helps them work more efficiently. Many people have a “crystal day”, for me this is several days before a full moon. I like to gather all my crystals and soak them…Read More

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Palo Santo is Sacred

Palo Santo’s name means Holy or Sacred Wood. Palo Santo is used in curing ceremonies by the Shamans of the Andes region. It comes from the same family as Frankincense and is found in South America. Like Frankincense, Palo Santo is known as a spiritual oil.  In my home I cleanse the air of negative energy with Sage,…Read More

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Stomach Soothing Smoothie Recipes

Here are a few stomach soothing smoothie recipes:  Frozen peaches Half inch ginger root Coconut water Blend! Blueberries  Banana Oatmeal Almond Milk Blend! Pear Ginger Oatmeal Yogurt ( any flavor) Almond Milk Blend! Mint Melon Coconut Water Blend! Yogurt Blueberries Banana half inch ginger Blend! All of these fruits are wonderful for upset stomach, and…Read More

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German Chamomile

Many are not aware of the medicinal uses of Chamomile. It is an excellent herb for many conditions, such as digestive disorders, nervous tension, irritability, and externally it can help eczema, and sore skin. Key Actions of Chamomile: Anti-inflammatory Antiallergenic Antispasmodic Relaxant German Chamomile is a valuable herb that can relieve pain, indigestion, acidity, gas, bloating, and colic, as it is suitable for children. German Chamomile also eases tension,…Read More

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Calendula

Calendula is one of the MOST well known and versatile herbs in Western herbal medicine.  Key actions of Calendula: Anti-inflammatory Relieves muscle spasms Astringent Prevents hemorrhaging Heals wounds Antiseptic Detoxifying Mild estrogenic Calendula has a long history as a detoxifying herb. It helps lessen the toxicity that underlies many fevers and infections, as well as skin disorders such as eczema and acne. Calendula is also considered a cleanser of the liver and gallbladder. …Read More