I have a confession…
With this pregnancy, I can’t stop eating jello.
Wiggly, giggly, fruity homemade jello (or technically “gelatin dessert”) full of healing, nutrient-dense ingredients.
Herbal tea jello is where it’s at.
If you’re not familiar with the healing benefits of gelatin, it’s a true superfood when combined with herbal teas.
I’m always learning new ways to supplement my natural medicine cabinet. As a holistic practitioner with a daughter that has latent food allergies and chemical sensitivities, it requires an arsenal.
I am always on the lookout for new effective all-natural cold & flu remedies.
I only use remedies that are gentle, safe, and effective and don’t cause allergic reactions. We also cycle through them to avoid creating new sensitivities and to cover the full spectrum of possible pathogens.
You can find my other all-natural cold & flu remedies here —
Katie just had her first (and hopefully only!) cold of the year and hubby has been fighting it too. I figured it’s a good time to open up my medicine cabinet and share a few more of our home remedies to help your family too.
I’m including my personal recommendations based on the use in my home. This does not constitute medical advice or instructions for use. Please use your best judgement when giving remedies or medication to your child.
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Activated charcoal is carbon that has been treated to make it more porous. It is completely safe for consumption and is commonly used in conventional medicine for ingestion of poisons.
Magnesium deficiency is rampant in our modern culture and contributes to many of our modern conditions and diseases.
Learn how to make magnesium oil and you can reverse many of those symptoms.
PMS, menstrual cramps, heart attacks caused by coronary spasms, high blood pressure, sleep disturbances, constipation, and many other symptoms and syndromes can stem from magnesium deficiency.
Guess what else it contributes to? Stinky pits. Magnesium deficiency and liver congestion are the two main causes of body odor.