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How to avoid the cold/flu this winter

Most of these steps can also get you out of being sick but it’s better to avoid getting sick then have to heal from being sick, so try your best to incorporate these steps now! 1. Wash your hands: I know this one is kind of common sense but it makes the difference. This is why toddlers get sick & get others sick so much, they don’t wash their hands and they touch everything. So wash your hands & make...

Vetiver essential oil 

What Is Vetiver Oil? Chrysopogon zizanioides, commonly known as vetiver, is a perennial grass that belongs to the Poaceae family, which is native to India.1 Western and Northern India know this plant as khus. Vetiver (Vetiveria zizanioides), derived from a Tamil word that means “hatcheted up,” can grow up to 1.5 meters, and have tall stems and long, thin, and rigid leaves. Its flowers are brownish-purple. Vetiver hails from India but is widely cultivated in the world’s tropical regions. Vetiver...

Emotional freedom technique 

About a year ago I had some pretty serious anxiety attacks…. I know! Me? Well what I learned is that anxiety attacks are pretty serious and anyone can have them. Acupupuncture really helped but when I couldn’t get a appointment with my acupuncturist, I had to have tools. Here is a tool I learned that helped get me back to base line. The Emotional Freedom Technique, or EFT, is the psychological acupressure technique I routinely use in my tool kit...

ancestoral healing, epigenetics and healing the next seven generations

It’s funny that I learned about ancestral healing at the same time I decided to get a genealogy report. I began uncovering details of my mothers painful childhood at the same time connecting with long lost family members. It felt good, but I realize I was diving deep.. Again! We are the Progeny of the Past. We are the biological collective result of countless generations that lived, learned, taught, created, and dreamed. They collectively created our physical reality through their...

Slow cooker Chicken Soup

My number one rx is chicken soup. When I started the gut healing GAPS diet, we ate chicken soup for breakfast, lunch and dinner and it really was a profound healer! Here is my lazy way of making chicken soup. Ingredients: 1 whole chicken 3-4 stalks of celery diced 4-5 carrot sticks diced 2-3 cups of chopped winter squash or summer squash 2 onions diced 1 whole garlic peeled & diced 1 inch of ginger finely chopped 1-2 bunches of...

Autumn Cleanse, Stage 1 Colon

Pillar 1: Slow down Today I want you to schedule a nice long walk in the woods if you can. Another great thing to do is work in the garden. Don’t rush anywhere. Pillar 2: Detox Diet, Colon cleanse stage You will slowly start to feel differently. At first, you could actually feel sick. This is because toxins that have been store are being released for the first time. This will pass as the toxins are excreted from the body....

RAW flax seed truffles

Ingredients: 1⁄2 cup ground flax seeds, brown or golden (in a clean coffee grinder reserved for this purpose or nut grinder) 3 tablespoons sunflower seeds, ground up same way 3 tablespoons sesame seeds, ground up same way 2 tablespoons cocoa powder(optional) 1 tablespoon coconut, ground (raw or dehydrated at low temperature, if possible) 1 pinch salt (optional) 3 tablespoons honey method: grind ingredients and then mix in a bowl with honey. Roll into balls and coat with additional coconut flakes....

Dr Budwig gruel

The Budwig diet has been successfully helping people with cancer, but also Arthritis, Asthma, Fibromyalgia, Diabetes, Blood Pressure, Multiple sclerosis, Heart Disease, Psoriasis, Eczema, Acne and other chronic conditions. To start the diet, you will need to have 3 appliances: A coffee bean grinder to grind the flaxseeds. An immersion hand-held blender (a stick-shaped mixer) It’s important to use an electric mixer rather than stirring by hand. A Juice Machine a masticating type juicer is said to give a more...

Gut Soothing Herbal Tea

Gut Soothing Herbal Tea 1 part Plantain leaf  – Soothing and moist, but also has an astringent and tonifying quality on tissues, promoting healing and epithelial repair. 1 part calendula flowers  – Soothing to mucous membranes, warm but not hot, anti-inflammatory, promotes proper digestive function. 1 part slippery elm – The mucilage soothes and forms a protective coating throughout the gut, reducing symptoms of digestive discomforts. I love slippery elm when I have eaten something I shouldn’t have as it...

DIY natural skin care

1. Oil Cleansing in the Evening I was apprehensive about smothering my face with oil, since my face has always been on the oily side.  I love it! It removes all traces of makeup  ( when I use to wear make up)and leaves my skin soft. Putting oil on your skin actually normalizes oil production. I usually put it on and wait 10 minutes and wipe off the excess. According to Ayuredic practices  certain oils are good for certain people,...