Category Archives: Herbal Remedies

Chia Seeds 101

chia seeds benefits for eczema and allergies

Chances are you’ve heard of chia seeds and have seen lots of hype about these little guys all around the internet. If you’re wondering about chia seeds’ relationship to that ‘grow your own’ statue product from the 80’s, they’re the same thing, although the chia seeds you’ll want to use should be organic.  Chia seeds […]

Easy All-Natural Vapor Rub Recipe

DIY Natural Vapor Rub

Using vapor rub is a simple and effective way to help make breathing easier, cut down on wheezing, soothe the respiratory system, and make it easier for kids and adults to sleep and play easier. While there are countless versions on the shelves, they aren’t all created equal. I’m a big fan of going natural […]

Cooling The Heat Of Eczema Inflammation

Did you know that one of the biggest reasons why eczema is painful, itchy, and prone to infections is inflammation? When the skin and tissues under the affected area become inflamed, the real problems begin. Fighting inflammation can lead to a huge decrease in eczema issues, and today I’m going to share a few ‘do […]

Fighting Bug Bites The Natural Way

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One of the things we often overlook during the warm months is bug bites. Kids with allergies seem to react more intensely to big bites than other might, and the itching, scratching, discomfort, inflammation, and infections can all make things worse. The catch-22 seems to be that many of the bug repellent products on the […]

Herbal Poultice Recipes For Eczema

One of the most effective things that healing herbs can be used for is to treat inflammation and soothe the skin. A poultice is an easy way to apply the healing properties of a plant to the skin in the easiest and most hassle free way, and it’s a great option for people who want […]