natural skin care

A common plague of women and men alike, whether they be pre-pubscent, post-natal, or otherwise is that of acne. Acne and other unpleasant skin conditions are common and easily overlooked as "normal". For those who want treatment for their skin, the options are slim and usually very damaging to the body. Rather than taking acutane,... Continue Reading →

how to make a healing herbal infusion

One of the first "roadblocks" beginners in herbal medicine face is not knowing how to prepare them simply. Most people understand how to make a simple tea, however, if you're anything like me I am often impatient waiting for the water to cool off enough to drink it or want more than just a small... Continue Reading →

my favorite herbs & why

As I have enjoyed my studies into herbalism, I have come to grow very fond of several herbs as I've experimented with them on myself and seen their medicinal effect on others! It's hard to say I have any "favorite" herbs, since as a crazy plant lady it's fair to say ALL herbs are my... Continue Reading →

arlo sage – his birth story

After the birth of my first son, Shilo, it took me months to finally sit down and write out his birth story. I felt I really did us a disservice by doing that since my "amnesia" about the birth had already set in and I knew I was missing so many important details! This time... Continue Reading →

why I cloth diaper

WHY on EARTH would someone cloth diaper?? The very question I get regularly and that I even asked myself in the first weeks with my first child. I have many people remark "I could just never do that", "I don't want to touch poop", "it seems so gross", or "I don't have time". All very... Continue Reading →

garlic oil – natures antibiotic

It's not secret that garlic is one of ages oldest and most reliable natural remedies. It is anti-microbial and anti-viral, making it natures greatest "antibiotic". It is able to kill viruses, bad bacteria and infection without destroying your bodys healthy flora. In the mid 1300's when England was hit with the Plague, those who skimmed... Continue Reading →

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