Top 5 Homeopathic Remedies for Summer

For most people, summer is the best time of the year. Lots of sunshine for playing outside, hiking in the woods, splashing in the pool, or lying on the beach … Ahhh, summer is bliss. Well, as long as we don’t talk about the bees in the grass … or the mosquitoes in the evenings …

Make Your Own Materia Medica

Learning about natural medicines is so much fun, and using them successfully when you or your family gets sick is incredibly empowering. If you’re like me, though, the more you learn, the more you realize how much you don’t know! Whether you’ve amassed so many books that you don’t know which one to check when …

Backyard Medicine Book Review

Welcome to my Backyard Medicine book review! Do you want to get started wildcrafting? Or are you ready to expand your knowledge to include more plants? This amazing book launched my love of wildcrafting and has a place of honor in my backpack every time I set out to harvest herbs. The Specs Backyard Medicine: …

Outdoor Activities for the Whole Family

The warm breezes and sunny skies are calling us outside, and we … are sitting inside looking at our phones. It’s a disturbing trend that so many families spend more time indoors than they do out. Experts have called this “Nature Deficit Disorder” and predict that it will have dire consequences for both health and …

Stop Diarrhea Naturally

Diarrhea is one of those unpleasant (gross) things that no one wants to talk about but that we all suffer from at one time or another. It can range from mild to severe, yellow to green (eww), but whenever it strikes, you have three choices: 1) suffer, 2) take an over-the-counter or prescription medicine, or …