Natural Health


Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. - Hippocrates

Home Remedies

Home Remedies for Acid Reflux

Home Remedies for Upset Stomach

Home Remedies for Headaches

Home Remedies for Seasonal Allergies

Home Remedies for Bug Bites and Stings

Home Remedies for Coughs

Home Remedies for Earaches

Home Remedies for Congestion

Home Remedies for Dry Skin

Home Remedies for Sore Muscles

Home Remedies for Arthritis

Cold and Flu Remedies

The Best cold and Flu Fighters – summary of all our cold and flu related posts

Preparing for Cold and Flu Season:  Step 1 – Probiotics

Preparing for Cold and Flu Season with Essential Oils

The Best Vitamins and Minerals for Fighting Colds and Flus

The Best Herbs and Spices for Colds and Flus – Plus a “Secret Weapon”

Coping with Stomach Flu Symptoms (Why the BRAT diet may not be your best choice)

Home Remedies for Coughs

Home Remedies for Congestion

Elderberries:  How to Make Syrups and Jellies

Immune Boosting Herbs in Finger Gelatin

Cold and Cough Care from Mountain Rose Herbs

Women’s Health

Breast Health – Healing with Foods and Detoxification

Lumpy Breasts?  Cure Breast Cysts

Herbal Remedies for PMS

Natural Breast Health for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Food, Diet and Farming

Switching On a Healthier You

Book Review – Deep Nutrition:  Why Your Genes Need Traditional Foods

New Year’s Resolution – Eat More Fat

The Coconut Oil, Bacon Grease and Sugar Cookie Diet

MSG – Making You Sicker and Fatter?

Is What We Eat and Drink  Making Us Sicker and Dumber?

Would You Feed Your Kids Pesticide Chips?

Better Butter?

Protect Yourself from Salmonella and E Coli Naturally

General Wellness

15 Ways to Naturally Reduce Cholesterol and Reduce the Risk of Heart Attack

Honey as Medicine – Prevent Infection, Kill Bacteria, Promote Healing

Learn About Oil Pulling

Coconut Oil for Canker Sores

Natural Back Pain Relief

Best Home Remedies for Seasonal Allergies

8 Health Benefits of Gardening

Non-toxic Home Pest Control – Avoid the Risk of Neurotoxic Pesticides

Deep Breathing for Better Health

Health Benefits of Cold Showers (Yep- I’m not kidding!)

The Autoimmune Epidemic – Can Detox Treatments Help?

Barefoot Therapy – “Naked Time” for Happy Feet

My Thyroid Journey – Part One

Things We’re Embarrassed to Talk About – What’s a Healthy Bowel Movement?

Practice Gratitude to Improve Your Health Naturally

Learn About Common Sense Health e-book

Personal Hygiene

Super Easy Hard Lotion Bar Recipe

Easy, Non-toxic Homemade Deodorant Recipe

Herbalix Deodorants – Heal, Detoxify, Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer

The SCOBY Cure for Cradle Cap

Common Sense Home Book Review: No More Dirty Looks

Armpits Don’t Smell Like Roses

Made-On Skin Care

Homemade toothpaste recipes

Emergency Healthcare

Preparedness – Homegrown Medicinals

Preparedness – First Aid Kit and Medical Supplies

Emergency Preparedness – Radiation Exposure

Live Culture Foods

Beet Kvass and the Purple Bull

Healthy Homebrew – How to Brew Kombucha

Water Kefir Versus Kombucha – What’s the difference between water kefir and kombucha?

Flavoring Kombucha and Kombucha Testimonials – Tips for flavoring kombucha and stories about how people I know have been helped by kombucha

Kombucha Q and A and More Flavoring Ideas – More flavoring ideas and all the Q and A from the comments in a more readable format

How to Flavor Kombucha – Holiday Flavors – Fun seasonal flavor ideas.

How to Brew Coffee Kombucha

The Dark Side of Water Kefir

Water Kefir – How to Brew It and Favorite Flavors

Probiotic Breakfast Smoothie

Lacto-fermented Asparagus

The Magic Fermenting Sock

How to Make Sauerkraut


Herbal Remedies

Herbal Antibiotics

Please see also the “Herbs and Wildcrafting” page.

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  8. does any one know of a good natural cure for flees. they are really bad here in texas, and eating my dogs alive. i have tried ever thing i can find and nothing is working.

  9. I appreciate your natural health writings, i.e., on MSG, etc.

    It’s challenging to reach people that the primary cause of their chronic health conditions is the food that they eat. Unfortunately most of Americans are not homesteading or living in a rural life but part of the big city buzz. And there is a price that they pay for that.

    We’re on the same team, trying to reach people at where they are. Keep plowing away! Hopefully what I term as “turning on more light bulbs” will turn on. I hate to think where this nation will be 20 years from now if we don’t start improving our eating habits.

    Debi J

  10. Hi Laurie,

    It is always good to find great blogs about natural health that is informative and resourceful for people suffering from common ailments and sicknesses. Keep up the good work!

    Operator of Urinary Health Anwsers

  11. Was very insightful and interesting!

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