Category: HEALTH

NETTLE HAIR RINSE

Nettle is such a fantastic herb for many reasons.  It is a special liver tonic that is full of nutrients and supports the immune system.  I love drinking Nettle tea on a daily basis. Nettle is also great for hair, especially darker hair colors so I infuse dried Nettles in Bragg’s Organic Apple Cider Vinegar for…

SHAMPOO BARS

I just finished making another batch of Shampoo Bars.  I have been making them for years for me and my husband.  Besides having an abundant supply of shampoo in the cupboard, they are portable, save us money, completely biodegradable and have absolutely no waste for the landfill.  They usually last us for a year before…

The Pressure of a Sinus Infection

I am no stranger to the dreaded Sinus Infection.  In my allergy stricken past, I suffered from perpetual maladies which frequently resulted in a sinus infection.  It has been quite some time since my head felt like it was being tightened in multiple vice grips.  Thanks to my hygiene ignorance after working in a school,…

Amalgam Removal

Two weeks ago I went through an extensive 2 day process to remove all of the amalgam fillings in my mouth.  Why on earth would I choose, at 48, to undergo such a difficult procedure?  The answer comes from an accidental viewing of a documentary called, “Evidence of Harm.”  I am a documentary junkie and…

How The Elimination Diet Healed My Immune System

For much of my life I had been plagued with allergies.  Testing revealed that most trees, some grasses and many weeds were culprits.  Though diagnosed with “seasonal” allergies, I must admit that over time it turned in to a year round affair.  I started to believe that I was allergic to everything … dust, mold, animals,…

Born to be GMO FREE

“Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are made by forcing genes from one species, such as bacteria, viruses, animals, or humans, into the DNA of a food crop or animal in order to introduce a new trait”. Definition supplied from the NON-GMO Shopping Guide put out by the Institute For Responsible Technology. This is a hot topic…

My “Dirty” Little Secret

So, I am going to do something uncomfortable and admit a secret.  I don’t really like the idea of this secret being made public, but I know that there is probably someone else in the world that will understand how I feel.  I just can’t continue to be seen as all put together when deep…