Sage Benefits for Home, Health & Personal Care

Sage Benefits for Home, Health & Personal Care

Salvia means “to save”, and with all the wonderful benefits of sage, you’re sure to want it in your garden, kitchen & medicine cabinet. We’ll share simple tips to help you use this versatile herb. Sage (Salvia officinalis) is a perennial, evergreen subshrub, with woody stems, grayish leaves, and blue to purplish flowers. Salvia (sage)…

How to Make a Salve with Infused Oils – Easy DIY Skincare
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How to Make a Salve with Infused Oils – Easy DIY Skincare

In this post I’ll show you how to make a salve with infused oils. Plantain leaf salve is good for insect bites and stings, removing slivers, hemorrhoids and winter dry skin. Plantain is a common lawn and garden weed. It has many medicinal properties, and can be used inside and out. Learn more in Broadleaf…

10 Home Remedies for Congestion (Natural Decongestants)
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10 Home Remedies for Congestion (Natural Decongestants)

Sinus pain and nasal congestion are common symptoms during cold and flu season. I’ve gathered together several home remedies for congestion to help relieve your stuffy nose and sinus pressure. Why Use Home Remedies for Congestion? I don’t like the side effects of over the counter decongestants (they either make me jittery, knock me out…

Herbal Antibiotics – 15 Natural Ways to Fight Infection
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Herbal Antibiotics – 15 Natural Ways to Fight Infection

Herbal antibiotics have long been used to fight infections and speed wound healing. Now, they are gaining interest as treatments for bacteria that have become resistant to synthetic antibiotics. Many antibiotic herbs also fight viruses, like colds and flu. This post is based on the book “Herbal Antibiotics” by Stephen Harrod Buhner, and related materials….