Category: Remedies

Fever Doctor Tea

Our bodies know what they need and are fully equipped under the right circumstances to heal themselves. Having said this, we do not live in ideal situations and often our bodies are overtaxed, worn out, under-nourished, stressed, dehydrated, exhausted, blocked up or suffering from… Continue Reading “Fever Doctor Tea”

Skin Solution Salve

My husband Dan’s face is in the sun constantly. For decades he has been hiking, biking and running every day outside no matter the weather. About 10 years ago, some spots showed up on his face that were sore, would peel and bleed. We… Continue Reading “Skin Solution Salve”

Headache Relief

The past week or so here in the Czech Republic has seen a large amount of thunderstorms and with them barometric pressure changes and headaches all around. My youngest daughter and I suffer the most with actual migraines, complete with nausea and light sensitivity,… Continue Reading “Headache Relief”

My Herbal First Aid Kit: Travel Edition

This is what we carry with us when we travel: Arnica Salve for bumps, bruises and sprains Hemp Salve for skin irritation and as a face moisturiser Anti-Fungal Salve for any yeast or fungal infections and as a good antibacterial ointment Lavender essential oil for insomnia, stress… Continue Reading “My Herbal First Aid Kit: Travel Edition”

Bye-Bye Bruise Salve

I was just exiting the parking shuttle which was dropping us off at the airport for our trip to Kiev. The shuttle driver closed the van door behind me and caught my leg in it. I guess I was standing too close to the… Continue Reading “Bye-Bye Bruise Salve”

Stomach Flu Blues

Kiev is a lovely city. Possibly one of my favourites. Dan and I had an amazing time walking around and exploring this unique city. The Cyrillic script tripped me up the first day, but after the second day, I got the hang of it… Continue Reading “Stomach Flu Blues”

Traveller’s Belly

Wormwood

This summer has seen us travelling quite a bit. We have been to a three-day outdoor music festival in Tabor called Mighty Sounds , Berlin for a girls’ trip and, right now, Dan and I are in Kiev for business and sightseeing. At the music festival were… Continue Reading “Traveller’s Belly”

Olive Oil: Natural Makeup Remover

Two days ago, we ran out of makeup remover. I buy the normal kind you can get anywhere. It’s a name brand, expensive and half-blue, half-clear liquid. It works well and I never thought about using anything else, until yesterday. I was trying on… Continue Reading “Olive Oil: Natural Makeup Remover”

Calendula Healing Salve

I grow tons of Calendula in my garden. Every day during summer, I harvest a basket of Calendula blossoms, dehydrate them and add them to my ever-growing jar of dried Calendula blooms. This jar (it’s huge) will serve all of our Calendula needs for… Continue Reading “Calendula Healing Salve”

Yarrow Tincture

This tincture can be used effectively to support a fever, in the instance of cold and flu and to put on a wound to prevent or treat infection. It is a great component to an Herbal First Aid Kit. Yarrow Tincture Yarrow stems, leaves… Continue Reading “Yarrow Tincture”