Customize your container garden by planting favorites together.
Growing flowers and herbs in the same pot, also referred to as container gardening, can be a fun and interesting hobby with a huge benefit for your culinary tastes: delicious and nutritious ingredients for your favorite recipes.
Children or no children, it is important to always have a natural first aid kit close by! You honestly never know when you might need something to treat sudden illness or an unexpected injury. Especially nowadays in the covid-19 chaos. Some call it a bug-out kit or a survival kit, either way I find a kit of handy remedies is useful all the time – for everyday situations not just emergencies.
Below are the essentials I carry with me. I hope this gives you ideas for creating your own.
The use of the outdoors for well-being is becoming increasingly popular as we discover more and more the benefits of natural medicine, clean forest air and our interaction with our environment. Everyday more studies are released on the benefits ecotherapy has on children, teenagers and adults, relieving stress, decreasing ADD, ADHD and various mental health illnesses and well as helping our bodies fight illness and dis-ease.
Read more below to see some of the ways forests can help promote human wellness.
Cinnamon is an excellent herb or flavoring to add to your cooking during the cold, deep winter – and especially around Valentine’s day! Did you know that cinnamon is an aphrodisiac? It’s sweet aroma and sensual, delectable taste has been used for centuries to arouse the senses and heighten one’s spirits. This spice was onceContinue reading “Spice things up with tantilizing cinnamon!”
Tea time, in my opinion, is one wonderful tradition that has unfortunately gone to the wayside in our busy modern world. It may be the saving grace to our hectic lives, our overwhelming schedules and to-do lists. To take a moment to sit down in peace with friends or associates and have mid-afternoon pick-me-up snack.Continue reading “Tea Time”
There are various scientific studies that show the benefits of humans connecting to nature. Gardening is even more healthy for you than you thought! It’s not just physical health that improves with gardening, but studies now show there are many mental benefits as well.
Coconuts are one of the few foods that can be classified as a “superfood” that fosters health and beauty from the inside out. It’s profound health benefits are just now beginning to take scientists and the world by storm. Coconut Health Benefits and Uses:
Known around the world for its wide variety of delectable tastes and aromas, coffee is one of the most popular beverages on the plant with billions of cups of coffee consumed every day. While coffee is not typically thought of as a healthy drink, it actually has some surprising side effects which are due to its natural chemical components and nutrients.
Some of the most impressive health benefits of coffee include its ability to improve cognitive health, protect the cardiovascular system, reduce the changes of developing diabetes, aid in weight loss efforts, boost …
Aromatherapy is a caring, hands-on therapy which seeks to induce relaxation, to increase energy, to reduce the effects of stress and to restore lost balance to mind, body and soul thru the senses of smell, taste and touch.
Some of the health benefits of aromatherapy include its ability to reduce anxiety, ease depression, boost energy levels, speed up the healing process, eliminate headaches, boost …
Calendula is a gentle healing herb. It has antiseptic, antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and astringent actions in the body… all making it ideal for the skin. It’s also thought to help heal wounds faster as it increases the oxygen flow to the wound causing the cells to regenerate more quickly.
Contrary to popular belief, beautiful skin doesn’t come in pretty bottles filled with hormone creams that smell of artificial fragrance. Nor does it come from chemicals designed to dry up acne, such as tetracycline or benzoyl peroxide. Truly beautiful skin comes…
a homemade and healthy electrolyte drink recipe – a tasty way to ensure you stay hydrated and nourish your body back to health. It’s easy, quick, and naturally refreshing. This homemade and healthy hydrating electrolyte drink is also great for the flu and stomach bugs (or a hangover.)
I want to share with you a simple Sunshine Meditation. Try this anytime you feel stressed, the results will carry with you the rest of the day….Something about the sunshine on these cooler days warms the soul and spreads a glow like a sly smile throughout the body, relaxing muscles and easing the tensions of the thoughts stirring through the mind. A few moments basking in the beauty of the earth never fails to lift one’s spirits and put us back in touch with our wild side.
Honey is such a natural healing element it is just as important in the medicine cabinet as it is in the kitchen. An immune booster, it acts like a natural antibiotic, contains antiseptic properties and is chocked full of vitamins and minerals. Meaning it is very healing and excellent for nourishing the body…