Healing Mullein Tea for Coughs

Healing Mullein Tea for Coughs

Mullein is a herb that has many healing powers. Whenever one of our family members has a bad cough, I immediately make a big pot of mullein tea. It’s leaves and flowers contain saponins, which are natural detergents that encourage the body to remove excess...
Homemade Elderberry Syrup to Fight Colds & Flu

Homemade Elderberry Syrup to Fight Colds & Flu

With the cold and flu season upon us, I like to turn to elderberry syrup – my favourite arsenal to help prevent and treat colds and flu in my family. Elderberries naturally contain vitamin A, B, and C, and complex sugars that stimulate the immune system. Studies...
After-Sun Spray

After-Sun Spray

In an earlier article, I’d shared what are the best ways to protect yourself from getting burned by the sun and why it is important to get regular and safe exposure to the sun. But if you aren’t able to cover up or forget to wear a natural sunscreen, then...
Honey Lemon Gummies

Honey Lemon Gummies

This is one of my favourite gummy recipes. As you can tell from the photo below, my son loves it too. It only requires a few ingredients, takes about 5 minutes to make, and is great for fighting colds and flu. All you need are lemons, honey, and grass-fed gelatin. I...
Child-Friendly Vapor Rub

Child-Friendly Vapor Rub

If you get hit with a cold, you might be tempted to use vapor rub to help you decongest and calm your coughs. Before you do though, consider that conventional vapor rub contains petroleum jelly (or petrolatum) and turpentine oil, both of which are toxic. Petroleum...

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