Natural Remedies

Discover simple and natural solutions to common ailments.
DIY Aloe Vera Gel
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DIY Aloe Vera Gel

I first had the idea to make my own aloe vera gel when a dear friend and mentor propogated her aloe vera plant for me. I must’ve been a bit sunburned at the time, although I can’t say I remember exactly what inspired her to make the new plant. She grabbed an old tin Folgers…

Wellness Shot Recipe
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Wellness Shot Recipe

Fighting off a cold? Trying to recover from a bout of sickness? This wellness shot recipe is your one-stop shop for boosting immunity and staying healthy.  We first discovered this recipe during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. We were riding to the airport when our uber driver explained her tip for staying well– this…

Homemade Lemon Elderberry Herbal Cough Drops 
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Homemade Lemon Elderberry Herbal Cough Drops 

This late January has been rainy and cold and I couldn’t think of a better time to make a batch of these super easy natural cough drops. Cough drops first came out around the mid 1800’s and since then, they’ve grown into a very normal part of our sick day routines. Unfortunately, cough drops that…

Essential Oil Roller Recipes
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Essential Oil Roller Recipes

There are so many benefits to incorporating essential oils into your routine. While diffusing essential oils is great for lifting your mood and freshening up your space, essential oil rollers are great for treating common ailments. They’re also great for aromatherapy! In this article we’ll cover the basics of how to use essential oils as…

Homemade Elderberry Syrup Recipe
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Homemade Elderberry Syrup Recipe

As cold weather draws near, I find myself hunkering down and preparing homemade remedies that will help me stay healthy and feeling my best throughout the winter. I spend time in the warmth of the summer, foraging herbs and berries to make into tinctures and tea for when the weather outside is too cold to…