natural remedies

Healing Benefits of Bentonite Clay

Healing clays are staples in our home. An inexpensive and natural remedy, healing clays such as Bentonite have many internal and external healing benefits for the whole family — including pets!

What is Bentonite Clay?
One of the most effective and powerful healing clays, Bentonite is composed […]

By |January 9th, 2014|Mind + Body, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Recipe: {Spiced Camu Cider} + Healing Benefits

There’s nothing like curling up by a toasty fire and sipping a hot cup of cider on a crisp Autumn night. This healing cider not only warms the body and soul, but contains the Brazilian superfood, camu camu. The buzz about this potent berry […]

By |October 4th, 2013|Food + Recipes, Natural Remedies|0 Comments

Restorative & Relaxing Magnesium Salt Baths

Did you know magnesium is the second most abundant element in our bodies, and is used in regulating over 300 enzymes and reactions in the body? Did you also know that most people are deficient in magnesium?

Sometimes I drink a cup of Natural Vitality […]

By |August 11th, 2013|Mind + Body, Natural Living, Natural Remedies|1 Comment

10 Safe & Natural Ways to Manage Hormonal Pregnancy Acne

I recently received an email from a reader asking which products are safe to use for her pregnancy acne. While my friends had beautiful and radiant pregnancy glows, I had pencil eraser sized pustules taking up serious real estate on my forehead, chin and jaw […]

By |April 17th, 2013|Natural Remedies, Pregnancy + Birth, Uncategorized|6 Comments

Preventing & Treating Recurrent Blocked / Plugged Milk Ducts

As a Lactation Educator and Counselor, I am often asked about plugged ducts and how to handle them. I personally had a heck of a time with recurrent plugged ducts. Through my professional training, education and experimenting with different approaches, I came up with […]

By |March 10th, 2013|Breastfeeding, Natural Remedies, Uncategorized|32 Comments

20 Ways to Boost Your Immune System Naturally

‘Tis the season for sniffles, sneezes and sore throats! We can’t do much about the toxins, bacteria and viruses that we’re exposed to– but we can strengthen and support our immune systems which will help prevent these invaders from doing harm in the first place. Here […]

By |January 25th, 2013|Health + Fitness, Mind + Body, Natural Remedies, Uncategorized|5 Comments

Natural Remedy: {DIY Elderberry Syrup}

This immune boosting botanical is packed with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Elderberry syrup has a long history of use in traditional European medicine and is so highly regarded that it has been called the “medicine chest of country people.”  Elderberry preparations are traditionally taken early enough to […]

By |January 24th, 2013|Natural Living, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Natural Herbal Remedies for Kids

Herbs have been used for healing long before recorded history. The majority of childhood ailments tend to be mild and herbal remedies are considered safe, effective and are much gentler than conventional and pharmaceutical alternatives. Internationally known herbalist and educator Rosemary Gladstar says, “Administered […]