Use lavender essential oil to reduce the frequency and severity of migraines

People suffering from migraines could benefit a lot from lavender, a study published in the Journal of Herbal Medicine suggests. The study, a multi-university effort from Iranian researchers, looked at the effects of lavender essential oil when used in migraine prophylactics. In the three-month study, the researchers enrolled migraine sufferers in a randomized controlled clinical trial. The participants were … Continue reading Use lavender essential oil to reduce the frequency and severity of migraines

7 Proven uses of lavender essential oil

  Lavender is one of the most popular essential oils in the world. Its medicinal use can be traced back to more than 2,500 years ago where it was widely used in traditional Chinese medicine. Researchers have found scientific evidence for many of the ancient uses of lavender essential oil. Some of its proven medicinal applications include the … Continue reading 7 Proven uses of lavender essential oil

Dump toxic pharmaceuticals and use lavender essential oil for migraine headache relief instead

America is a migraine nation. Approximately 37 million Americans suffer from migraine headaches. It’s estimated that there are 2-3 million chronic migraine suffers and about 5 million have a minimum of one migraine attack per month. Even worse, 11 million Americans are moderately to severely disabled by migraines. Ninety-one percent can’t work or function during … Continue reading Dump toxic pharmaceuticals and use lavender essential oil for migraine headache relief instead

The Weight Loss Benefits of Lavender Essential Oil

Source: The Weight Loss Benefits of Lavender Essential Oil by Dr. Edward Group Lavender is probably most appreciated for the fragrance of its little blue flowers. Lavender essential oil is often used in aromatherapy application and many bath and body products are available with a lavender fragrance. In this capacity, its popularity has been apparent for … Continue reading The Weight Loss Benefits of Lavender Essential Oil

7 Health Benefits of Lavender Oil

Source: 7 Health Benefits of Lavender Oil by Dr. Edward Group Lavender oil is a beneficial nectar extracted from the distinctive purple flowers of the lavender plant. This aromatic shrub, commonly known as English lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), originated in the western Mediterranean region and is now cultivated throughout the U.S., Europe, and Australia. A major reason … Continue reading 7 Health Benefits of Lavender Oil

New lavender oil clinically proven to relieve occasional anxiety

  Lavender essential oils have been used in European hospitals, mainly France, for treating burns. But that is not the only application of lavender that has proven itself. Insomnia and anxiety relief are the most common uses aside from burns. The herb’s Latin title is Lavandula angustifolia, more commonly known as English or garden lavender. It … Continue reading New lavender oil clinically proven to relieve occasional anxiety

Home cleaning hacks: Non-toxic DIY carpet cleaner recipe

DIY non-toxic cleaners are a must-have on your homestead, especially if you have children or pets. Many store-bought cleaning products contain harsh chemicals that are harmful to their health as well as the environment. If you have rooms at home covered in carpet, use this recipe to make a non-toxic carpet cleaner. (h/t to ModernSurvivalOnline.com) When SHTF, you can make this … Continue reading Home cleaning hacks: Non-toxic DIY carpet cleaner recipe

Here’s how to make your own healthy, zero-waste herbal tea blends

Herbal tea is a nutritious drink with many health benefits. It’s also available in different flavor combinations that suit your taste and the benefits that you are after. But did you know that commercially prepared herbal tea blends also produce a lot of plastic waste? If you want to enjoy a plastic-free cup of tea, learn how … Continue reading Here’s how to make your own healthy, zero-waste herbal tea blends

5 Natural treatments for eczema

Eczema is one of the most common skin conditions in the United States, affecting some 31 million people. This skin condition is characterized by inflammation, itching, scaling, discoloration and dryness. It flares up periodically and then subsides. There is no accepted mainstream cure for eczema. Most people with the condition simply use remedies to treat … Continue reading 5 Natural treatments for eczema

Mend, wash and rotate: How to care for your clothes and make them last longer

Being a responsible homesteader means taking care of your belongings, even your clothing. Doing this ensures that your clothes last longer so you save money instead of having to replace shirts or pants when they get damaged. (h/t to ApartmentPrepper.com) Here are several ways to make clothes last longer and save money by doing the laundry … Continue reading Mend, wash and rotate: How to care for your clothes and make them last longer