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….

Dandelion Wine Recipe (& the Mistake You Don’t Want to Make)
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Dandelion Wine Recipe (& the Mistake You Don’t Want to Make)

Wine out of dandelions? You bet! Making homemade dandelion wine is a longstanding family tradition. We don’t make it every year, but I do like to keep a few bottles on hand for company. The taste of this dandelion wine is rich, golden and warming – more like a good brandy than a wine. I’ve…