Natural Remedies for Colds & Flu

Cold and flu season is in full swing and there have been lots of runny noses and coughing around these parts lately! Fortunately, we have some great natural remedies for all those yucky symptoms. The elderberry syrup recipe featured below is one of the first supplements to turn to when you start feeling something coming … Continue reading Natural Remedies for Colds & Flu

Decoding Manuka Honey Designations: What do the numbers mean?

Manuka honey isn’t ordinary honey. It's a superfood that is excellent for the digestive system, as it is naturally antimicrobial and contains enzymes that can help restore gut health. It contains unique beneficial factors that set it apart from other types of honey, and it is naturally anti-inflammatory. Amazingly, manuka honey can kill antibiotic-resistant bacterial … Continue reading Decoding Manuka Honey Designations: What do the numbers mean?

What’s in your body lotion? The Best Natural Skin Care Products

By Ali Wetherbee The skin is our body’s largest organ, accounting for about 8 pounds of the average adult. Because our skin is so porous, it absorbs nearly everything that comes in contact with it. That’s why natural skin care products are so critical to our health. Studies have found that skin absorbs more than 64% … Continue reading What’s in your body lotion? The Best Natural Skin Care Products

The Natural Remedies Your Natural First Aid Kit Is Missing

  By Ali Wetherbee So you have the basics -- some bandages, gauze, tape, scissors, and a thermometer -- but what are some natural remedies you can include in your natural first aid kit or medicine cabinet? What can you use to replace chemical-laden over-the-counter medicines and ointments from the drugstore? Below we have some … Continue reading The Natural Remedies Your Natural First Aid Kit Is Missing

Natural Sweeteners 101

By Ali Wetherbee Why choose natural sweeteners? There are many reasons to avoid highly processed sugars. They are bad for your teeth, spike blood sugar and insulin, have been implicated in heart disease, can lead to obesity, and may cause mood and behavioral problems. Refined sugars go by various names, including granulated sugar, corn syrup, … Continue reading Natural Sweeteners 101