In my last post, I explored ways to soothe bites and stings using simple herbal remedies and household items you probably already have on hand. Unfortunately for us, however, bites and stings are only half the battle when it comes to keeping our skin happy – as anyone who has fallen asleep in a […]
The Back-to-School Season has started and with it comes the dreaded exposure to germs, and the resulting potential for a “case of the crud.” Luckily, our plant allies are here for us! They can be of great help in getting our immune system pre-prepared.
If you are anything like me, you’ve probably spent many a […]
From mosquitoes and black flies to wasps and bees, there are all manner of biting and stinging insects just waiting in the wings to put a damper on your summertime enjoyment. Should you happen to have an unfortunate encounter with any of the aforementioned (and if you go outside, it’s inevitable that you will), […]
Your immune system is the quiet hero, operating in the background to deal with threats of all magnitude, from cuts and scrapes to increased toxin exposure and chronic stress. Building and maintaining a strong immune system is critical to its optimal function. Try using the following lifestyle and diet tips to increase your immunity.
Ahh, summertime — cookouts, swimming, long days spent outside, and as is often the case, sunburn. As much as we try to avoid it, most of us are familiar with the red, painful skin of a sunburn. Use these natural soothers for quick relief!
A limited amount of time in the sun supports vitamin D […]
Summer is here in all its glory and for many of us that means more time spent outside. As any gardener or outdoor enthusiast knows, it’s likely just a matter of time until you have an unpleasant encounter with an insect that bites or stings. The effect can range from slight annoyance to infections and […]