When one person gets sick, we all get sick! This adage is true in my family, and many others. While prevention isn’t always a 100% guarantee that you won’t get it, it definitely reduces the chances and the duration. Outside of making sure our children don’t share cups or food, and remembers to cover their mouths, or wash their hands, we try to clean the “hot spots” in our house every night and turn things over when their fever breaks.
This holiday our family brought some unwanted visitors (sicky germs) and we have been down this week. So, I wanted to share some of the things I use to help us get over our bugs sooner. Continue reading “Our Winter Bug Medicine Chest”
When I began my herbal adventures I stumbled across a book by Rosemary Gladstar. In the book Rosemary spoke of a syrup she made one winter of just onions and honey and how she swore it kept her family from getting sick that winter. So I had to try it. While we still got sick that winter, it wasn’t nearly as bad. Since then, this had become a staple in my home!
Great tips from the La Leche League to help you nurse during the holidays!
Unfortunately the classes that were going to be offered this week are no longer being made available. BUT Vintage Remedies has brought us something else… DISCOUNTS! Check out todays “Stocking Stuffer” deal: 50% Herbs & Oils: Back to Basics at Vintage Remedies! Good for today and tomorrow only!
Over the next few weeks more specials will begin appearing, so stay tuned!
Vitamin D is an amazing vitamin because it is made by our bodies through sun exposure! Ten to fifteen minutes of sun a few days a week has been shown to contain the perfect amount of vitamin D for our bodies.
Here is a sneak peek at some of the events happening at Natural Preggomomma:
December 6: Back to Basics
December 13: Essential Oils for Families
December 20: Hydrosols
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Garlic and onions are two root vegetables I always have on hand. Did you now that when you cut garlic and leave it out 10 minutes before using it, it retains their medicinal properties! Their benefits are limitless and they are so easy to incorporate into any dish. Continue reading “Winter Foods: Garlic”
I don’t think anyone ever likes being sick. During winter months one of the things I keep in abundance are items that contain Vitamin A. Vitamin A is wonderful during winter months because it plays a key role in helping the immune system function.
We often blame the obesity epidemic on the food industry, and while the increasingly unhealthy meal options definitely play a role, did you know that something as seemingly unrelated as antibiotic use in infancy is also a determining factor?
Children who consume antibiotics within the first 6 months of life are far more likely to be obese later in childhood. The best way to avoid this risk factor is to focus on prevention and effective botanical solutions.
This message is from the Franklin Institute of Wellness.