What In The World Is Umckaloabo And How Do You Use It?

Now that we are in the middle of winter, and are often plagued with cold and flu symptoms, alternative medicine is often the first thing we grab for, making all of our lives a little more comfortable. One of the not so commonly used plants in the US – while often used in Europe –  …

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Change for the Better: Making Healthful Home Modifications

  It might begin with irritated, watery eyes or maybe as a tightness in the throat. What’s often identified as “sick building syndrome” covers scores of maladies that can be attributed to objects or materials found in one’s home or work environment. Something as simple as carpeting or fabric may produce illnesses that can force …

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The Powerful Elderberry – Health Benefits And More

One of the stables in my alternative medicine cabinet is Elderberry syrup, and during the cold and flu season, I tend to give a bottle as a gift, that is how much I believe in its versatile power. But, I have found that not everyone seems to know much about this dark and mysterious berry, …

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4 Ways That Pets Can Improve Your Health

I am sure that many of us realize that owning a pet is a great way to add to our families or that we are doing our pet a service by saving them from an uncertain future.  My family surely has, as we are currently owned by three rescue animals, one of them – Charlie, …

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How To Stop Drinking Soda Today! 6 Tips

  Ever tried to stop drinking soda, but failed, or are you considering it today for the first time, because you made it a part of your new year’s resolution. Either way, it is not an easy habit to quit, no matter what people will tell you, their meaningful – just drink something else – …

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A to Z Blogging Challenge: N is for Nettle- Tea Leaf Reading Symbol Dictionary

  Welcome to the last letter for this week. I am closing out this week of Tea Leaf Reading Symbols with the Letter N. And because it is time for N, I thought it would be a great time to talk about Nettle Tea, made from the leaves of Stinging Nettle A great tea that …

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