Tag: Natural Health – Off The Grid News

Jan 16

7 Heal-Anything Medicinal Plants You Can Grow Indoors

Marigold. Image source: Pixabay.com There is absolutely nothing like having fresh medicinal plants that you can pick and use right on the spot, when you need them. Plus, you can dry them, and then use a mortise and pestle to grind them and encapsulate your own medicinal plants. You know they were never sprayed with …

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Jan 15

9 Ways To Stay Fit Without Even Trying

Image source: Pixabay.com Most people would like to improve their overall fitness level, whether they are morbidly obese or whether they are simply not quite as spry or strong as they’d like to be. But working a fitness routine into an already busy day can be challenging, and going “on a diet” is not most …

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Jan 13

6 Immune-Boosting Foods People Ate Before There Were Antibiotics

In the not-so-distant past, antibiotics and antibacterial wipes, lotions and hand sanitizers had not been invented, so one had to rely on your immune system and foods to fight off any type of virus or bacterial infection. Too many of us take these important medicines for granted. My maternal grandfather nearly died from a simple …

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Jan 01

5 Kitchen Cures For A Painful Sore Throat

Flu season is upon us, and a sore throat is one of the most common symptoms you might experience. A sore throat can be painful — and contribute to your misery during a sickness. Fortunately, there are dozens of kitchen remedies you can try to soothe your inflamed throat. 1. Honey The first way to …

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Dec 30

5 Simple Steps To Make Your Own Oil Of Oregano

Image source: Pixabay   The ancient Romans and Greeks had a great appreciation for oregano, due largely to its many medicinal uses. Furthermore, the name “oregano” comes from the Greek words “ganos” and “oros,” which means joy and mountain. Therefore, oregano means “joy of the mountain!” Oil of oregano has antioxidant, antiseptic, antimicrobial, antibacterial, antifungal …

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Dec 20

5 Cold-Killing Spices Hiding In Your Kitchen Cabinet

Image source: Pixabay.com As winter blasts the U.S., the local pharmacy is dispensing various chemical cocktails aimed at curbing the symptoms associated with the common cold and seasonal flu virus. The pharmaceutical companies certainly benefit during the cold winter months, but their relief is costly — and not guaranteed. In fact, some medications often produce …

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Dec 18

7 ‘Miracle’ Herbal Teas For Cold & Flu Season

Image source: Pixabay.com This time of year it feels like there are germs everywhere you go. During these months of cold and flu season, we need to be prepared for any illnesses that come into our house. Part of being prepared means having your supply of herbal teas ready to use when they are needed. …

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Dec 12

11 ‘Powerhouse’ Essential Oils That Combat The Cold & Flu

Image source: Pixabay.com   Farmers are hard at work bringing in this year’s harvest, and in many parts of the country, deciduous leaves are boasting a myriad of beautiful colors. We love much of what autumn offers, but these days also bring with them some of our least favorite things: viruses, mainly colds and flus. …

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Dec 09

Holidays Got You Stressed? Try These Essential Oils

Image source: napervillemagazine.com The Christmas season is supposed to be a joyful time, filled with warmth, love and memories. But for many people, it can be quite overwhelming. All of the shopping, commitments, to-do lists and cooking can take a toll on us physically, mentally and spiritually. For those of us who prefer to manage …

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Dec 06

1800s Medical Cures That Still Work Today

Once upon a time, more than two-thirds of all Americans lived in rural towns or extensive farms. Indoor plumbing was unheard of, homes were heated with wood and lit by kerosene or oil lamps, work was hard and diseases were plenty. Should we find ourselves back in these precarious times – or we simply prefer …

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