DIY Ears, Throat

Sore Throat Gargle Recipe

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Put two cups of water into a saucepan and bring to boil. Remove from heat and add 5 heaping tablespoons of Calendula flowers (fresh or dried). Cover and let steep for 15 minutes. Strain through cheesecloth and use as a gargle for Sore Throat while the liquid is still warm. Natural Remedies for Cold, Flu […]

DIY Colds, Flu, Respiratory

Cherry Horehound Syrup for Cough

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2 ounces honey 2 ounces water Boil and skim, then add… 1 ounce vodka 1 ounce syrup of wild cherry bark 1/2 ounce of horehound syrup 1/2 ounce of rhubarb syrup 1/2 ounce of wild ginger syrup Shake well before each use. Take one teaspoon as needed or every hour for coughing. Strengthen Your Immune […]

DIY Child Health

How to Make a Healing Neck Wrap for Children

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The following formula may be used for swollen tonsils, mumps and other lymphatic swelling in the neck area: 2 cups warm water 8 drops Lavender essential oil Mix the water with the essential oil. While the water is still warm, soak a soft cloth, preferably flannel, in the water and wring it out. Wrap the […]

DIY Ears, Throat

Mullein Garlic Ear Oil for Ear Infections

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Ingredients: 1/4 cup Mullein Flowers 3 Cloves Garlic Olive Oil 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! Preparation: Chop the Garlic into small pieces. Place the Garlic and Mullein flowers in a small glass jar with […]

DIY Ears, Throat

Back to School Germs: Strep Throat Remedies

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Strep throat occurs most commonly during the winter months and it is very contagious. It’s estimated that the risk is about 40% in terms of contracting it from an affected family member, friend or colleague. Some symptoms of strep may include fever, swollen, tender lymph nodes on the side of the neck, and white patches […]