Category Archives: Health

20 All-Natural Recipes For the Cold & Flu Season

Natural remedies can be effective against the miserable symptoms of the flu and colds. We use a lot of essential oils in our home, with eucalyyptus, lavender, and frankincense all good choices for a flu patient’s sick room. These 3 recipes use natural ingredients that can be found in the healthy living section of grocery […]

How to Treat Gunshot Wounds When No Help Is Coming

Given what’s been happening in the world lately, we’ve been talking about what to do when you or someone near you is injured through unexpected violence. Two weeks ago, I told you what I think are the most important immediate things to do for a gunshot victim until expert help arrives. That post assumes help […]

THE FLU And How To Avoid It

If you want to avoid the flu, then know this… during the winter months when outdoor temperatures plummet and people spend more time indoors while interacting with each-other, it increases the likelihood of spreading germs — and the flu virus. As the flu season begins to ramp up during the winter months, here are a […]

Vitamin C: A Powerful Weapon During Cold and Flu Season

Following Benjamin Franklin’s saying, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” you can bolster your chances to avoid the headaches of cold and flu season by an intake of Vitamin C.  Every article I have written on supplements I have included the caveat of asking your friendly family physician for permission.  This […]

5 Home Remedies That Kept Our Ancestors Healthy Year-Round

The story of America in the 1700s and 1800s includes immigrants and settlers who came here from all over the world, bringing their traditional clothing, ideas, inventions, food, and, of course, their home remedies. Immigrants tend to get absorbed into the fabric of America, which means that their home remedies can sometimes get lost in […]