Last winter I saw a friend posting that they were using oregano essential oil to treat their families for cold and flu symptoms. I wanted to do some research before flu season this year to search ways to protect our family. Oregano essential oil, Origanum Vulgare, has a powerful, camphor-like aroma. Oregano essential oil is [...]
How would you classify garlic, as a folk remedy or a superfood? The infographic below, along with the sources cited below, have a lot of good things to say about garlic and its benefits. I am not sure if I could consume it raw (per the directions below) but I could probably manage it lightly [...]
Blueberries are a favorite in my household. They are as easy to eat as candy and taste just as good. Plus, they have no added sugar and a lot more to offer.
I have a “muffin” recipe that I have been loving lately and thought it would be something fun to share. I tried them at a dinner party and they have been a go to snack/dessert ever since! Base recipe 1 cooked sweet potato 1 ripe banana 1 cup oats 1 cup shredded (unsweetened) coconut 1/4 [...]
Although herbal remedies are rarely studied to the extent of medications they are thought to have healing powers. Since I am not comfortable with ingesting essential oils for their healing properties (this should be done under the supervision of a certified aromatherapist) I love the idea of utilizing foods, including herbs, for their healing properties. [...]