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4 natural remedies for sunburn
Monday, 13 Apr, 2009 – 18:01 | 10 Comments
4 natural remedies for sunburn

Yep, it’s April and yes, that’s a photo of my back. A spring bank holiday spent digging the garden and I was rewarded with that.
How horribly embarassing! This blog is all about taking responsibility for …

Hibiscus better than cranberry for cystitis
Thursday, 12 Mar, 2009 – 14:27 | Comments Off on Hibiscus better than cranberry for cystitis
Hibiscus better than cranberry for cystitis

March 12th is World Kidney Day. It focuses on the importance of the health of our kidneys.
I’ve been aware of some of the profound effects of cranberry juice on urinary tract health for a long …

How to treat a fever with natural remedies
Monday, 18 Aug, 2008 – 3:46 | Comments Off on How to treat a fever with natural remedies
How to treat a fever with natural remedies

Well the Universe has been testing me for a week now! Little Miss Green fell down the stairs a couple of nights ago (out came the arnica) and then ran a fever last night.
Personally, I …

Mama’s home remedies
Wednesday, 13 Aug, 2008 – 3:56 | Comments Off on Mama’s home remedies
Mama’s home remedies

Following on from my three natural remedies for burns yesterday, I came across a great blog by Svetlana Konnikova, who is author of a great book ‘Mama’s Home remedies’.
Home remedies and the healing powers contained …

Three natural remedies for burns
Tuesday, 12 Aug, 2008 – 8:43 | 4 Comments
Three natural remedies for burns

Yesterday I was unfortunate enough to burn myself. Twice!
Once on the side of a saucepan and, how I managed this I don’t know; I scalded myself when I lifted the lid on the saucepan I …

Natural remedies for sore throats
Friday, 23 May, 2008 – 6:09 | 3 Comments
Natural remedies for sore throats

I have a sore throat today. I know why it is – I’ve run myself down. For the past 48 hours I’ve been working hard and it’s taken its toll on my health.
I tend to …

more natural remedies for hayfever
Wednesday, 21 May, 2008 – 1:04 | 5 Comments
more natural remedies for hayfever

Following on from yesterday’s article, here are 4 more natural hayfever remedies
5- AROMATHERAPY
There are several essential oils that can be beneficial. You might like to make up a blend, put a drop on a …

8 natural remedies for hayfever
Tuesday, 20 May, 2008 – 6:58 | Comments Off on 8 natural remedies for hayfever
8 natural remedies for hayfever

Hayfever, although common, can be an incredibly debilitating condition to suffer from. Itchy, watery eyes, sore throat, headaches, lethargy, sneezing fits, broken sleep and blocked nose are just a few of the symptoms.
Most antihistamine prescribed …

A natural homemade recipe for cough syrup using thyme, garlic, honey and sage.
Saturday, 19 Jan, 2008 – 22:43 | 6 Comments
A natural homemade recipe for cough syrup using thyme, garlic, honey and sage.

Mother Nature bestows so many gifts upon us, providing all we could ever need for a long and healthy life; foods to nourish us, flowers, herbs and essential oils to restore harmony to the body-mind …