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Anise Tea for Coughs

Using Anise as a cough remedy is now supported by science. It has been a traditional treatment for coughs, bronchitis and asthma. The herb contains creosol and alpha-pinene that loosen bronchial secretions and make them easier to cough up. Gently crush 1 teaspoon of anise seeds per cup of boiling water. Steep for 10-20 minutes […]

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How to Make Suppositories

Take a jar of coconut oil and place the jar in a bowl of hot water if it is solid and if it is not in a liquid state already. Pour the coconut oil into a bowl and begin adding powdered herbs to the oil until a dry pie dough consistency is reached. Do not […]

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More Home Remedies for a Sore Throat

Before beginning any home remedy for sore throats, it’s a good idea to make sure it’s nothing serious. If you have symptoms of strep throat (such as fever, malaise, headache, or stomach pain), or if your sore throat is very severe and/or accompanied by other symptoms, you will need to see a doctor. But for […]

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Tea Tree For Cold Sores

Tea Tree For Cold Sores

A cold sore is a viral infection causing inflammation of the skin, usually on mouth or lips, and characterized by collections of small blisters. Lysine vitamin supplements are recommended if you are prone to reoccurring bouts. Supplies: Tea Tree Oil and cotton swabs. Remedy: Gently apply a few drops of Tea Tree Oil directly to […]

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Homemade Nasal Inhaler

Get your dried, organic herbs, organic essential oils, bulk spices, loose leaf organic teas and aromatherapy supplies at the place where we shop – Starwest Botanicals! For those nasal allergy symptoms. You’ll need: * rock salt * 2 d. eucalyptus * 2 d. rosemary * 1 d. peppermint Put a few pieces of rock salt […]

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