Benefits of Consistent Movement, Part 1

There are many benefits of movement on the entire body. We will begin with an overview of the benefits of including consistent movement in your life. This long article was written in 2015 on our old blog platform and I am glad to bring it to you again to enjoy.  “If we could give every…

Gluten Free Diet Resource Guide; Part 3

My experiences with this food choice: I have been gluten free for about 2 years now. I identify as an individual with gluten sensitivity. When I first started to go off of gluten I started with trying substitutes for the foods I already ate. A big turning point for me was after a few months,…

Gluten Free Diet Resource Guide; Part 2

This is part two of our gluten free diet resource guide. Be sure to look at part one for more information on what foods are best avoided for this diet to be successful. Is there any data on how successful this diet is? For Celiac Disease individuals, this diet is the only way to not…

Gluten Free Diet Resource Guide; Part 1

Gluten is often viewed as the evil food these days. While the debate on this can go on for ages there are some benefits to going gluten, wheat, or grain free there are a number of physical and psychosocial benefits most individuals seek when removing them from their diet. I always am seeking new practices…

Plantain

While plantain is often a word people know, most people think of the bananas. Plantain is also a leafy green vegetable plant whose leaves look similar to spinach. Plantago officinalis is the most common plantain found in the United States. This plant’s leaves can be eaten just like spinach when they are young and the seeds can…

Garlic Mullein Ear Oil

Garlic-mullein ear oil inhibits or destroys bacteria or fungus present in the ear canal and controls inflammation, edema, and itching. It has an analgesic (pain relieving) effect, it aids in the removal of earwax, and restorative nerves and blood flow in the ear. It can be used in ear infections, congestion & inflammation (otitis media,…

Onion Syrup

This is one of the easiest, delicious, and medicinal kitchen medicine projects you can do at home. When I start talking about making onion syrups most people first don’t believe that it works. So a syrup is basically some kind of liquid and sweetener. To make an onion syrup you just layer rings of onions with…

Wildcrafting

**Please enjoy this article first published by TDH in 2015.** The use of wildcrafted herbs in clinical practice is very controversial. One has to consider the importance of the plant, its volume in nature, its ability to reproduce, the ease of harvest and identification, as well as the possibility of different chemical constituents being found…

COOKIES!!!!

I don’t normally write about things like this but I enjoy them and you will too! Healthy, nutritious, and seriously delicious cookies! A few years ago I bought ‘Vegan Cookies: Invade your cookie jar.’ A book all about vegan recipes for cookies. When I became gluten free I first went to this book. Now this…