Our Family Home Remedy List

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Usually, I can ramble off remedies all day long and twice on Tuesdays if it’s somebody else’s child with the stomach virus or poison ivy. But the minute my little one comes in clutching their tummy, my palms get sweaty, my mind blanks out, and get all “Mizz Scarlett! Mizz Scarlett! I don’t know nothin’…

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Turmeric: a spice worth knowing

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If you read the turmeric in a ‘nutshell’ article a while back, then you’ve just been given a brief introduction to this incredible herb.  It begs for a more comprehensive article to really do this amazing spice/root/herb justice.  Turmeric is truly an important and versatile herb that is a powerhouse anti-oxidant, among other things…it “has…

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Turmeric in a nutshell

properties of turmeric

 Turmeric is a really excellent herbal remedy and spice that has earned a permanent place in my pantry.  This is just a short ‘nutshell’ article, to cover the basics.  If you’re interested in reading a more thorough review of it (with links to the source article) check out the full length turmeric herb article. The…

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Cough Remedy

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If you’re thinking this cough remedy recipe looks familiar, then you’re right!  It’s actually the same picture that you’ll see in the cough and cold remedy post, but for good reason.  You start with that recipe as the base. After you make up the honey, lemon, ginger mix put together, you’ll just need two more…

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Garlic Remedies

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Let’s talk garlic remedies…last week, we talked about the health benefits of garlic, mainly from a standpoint of using it to treat common, acute illnesses.  Garlic is now the go-to herb in this house for a cold, sore throat or any type of infection or virus.  I’d love to share with you what I’ve learned…

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Honey Lemon Cough and Cold Remedy

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This is our favorite cough, sore throat, and cold remedy.  Even the kids love the taste of it.  Which was important to me, because even the best natural remedy won’t work if it doesn’t get taken. Colds are our most common complaint around here, so it was important for me to find a natural remedy…

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