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Treating a Urinary or Bladder Infection Naturally: An Informative Guide

Treating a Urinary or Bladder Infection Naturally: An Informative Guide

Dealing with the discomfort of a urinary tract or bladder infection?

From the burning and itching to the stinging during urination, these common conditions can disrupt your daily life. While often grouped together, UTIs and bladder infections, specifically cystitis, are distinct and require different approaches.

This article dives into the world of natural remedies for bladder infections, offering alternatives that can complement traditional antibiotic treatments or manage mild symptoms on their own.

Discover the common causes, key symptoms, and effective natural treatments for bladder infections, but remember – consulting a healthcare professional for persistent or severe symptoms is crucial.

Read on to learn how you can naturally ease your discomfort and support your urinary health.

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Tick Bites, Herbal First Aid, and Astragalus Root

Tick Bites, Herbal First Aid, and Astragalus Root

Warm weather means getting outside and playing in the garden, taking hikes, and being out in nature, which is lovely and essential to our healthy lives. 

Yet there are ticks out there, and many of those ticks carry dangerous bacteria that can lead to serious health risks. 

Your best defense against a tick-borne illness is your own healthy immune system. Your immune system has immune cells capable of fending off pathogens and infections, keeping you well protected.

This blog will show you how to safely remove a tick and care for the bite with herbal remedies. So you can comfortably enjoy our beautiful mother nature!

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St. John's Wort: For First Aid, Nerve Pain, and Mood Support

St. John's Wort: For First Aid, Nerve Pain, and Mood Support

St. John's Wort (*Hypericum perforatum*) is a remarkable herb that has been used for centuries in traditional botanical medicine. Renowned for its healing properties, this versatile plant is celebrated for its effectiveness in treating a range of conditions, from first aid and nerve pain, menopausal symptoms, to emotional and mood support.

In this post, we'll explore the medicinal uses of St. John's Wort, discuss important contraindications, and delve into its fascinating connections with sunshine.

 

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The Incredible Benefits of Shatavari for Women’s Health

The Incredible Benefits of Shatavari for Women’s Health

Shatavari, a powerful herb widely used in Ayurvedic medicine, has been revered for centuries for its profound benefits for both men and women's general and reproductive health. In this blog we are focusing on some important aspects of women's health.

Known scientifically as *Asparagus racemosus*, Shatavari translates to "she who possesses a hundred husbands," highlighting its traditional use in promoting fertility and vitality. However, the benefits of Shatavari extend far beyond reproductive health.

Let’s explore how this remarkable herb can enhance various aspects of women’s well-being.

 

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How To Treat A Sunburn Naturally

How To Treat A Sunburn Naturally

When the inevitable happens and a summer day ends with sunkissed cheeks – or, worse, uncomfortable sunburns, have a remedy on hand! Gels, salves, and sprays can all be soothing. You want a good sunburn remedy to sooth the pain, reduce inflammation, and moisten skin that will eventually dry out and peel.

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Plantain: Nature's Best Anti-Itch Bug Bite Relief Remedy

Plantain: Nature's Best Anti-Itch Bug Bite Relief Remedy

Oh, sweet summertime! How I love you! The sun rises early and sets late. I get to spend more time in the garden and on long mountain hikes. Honestly, though, summertime in Arkansas is both beautiful and brutal! We have so many bugs, ticks, mosquitos, and chiggers. Fortunately, we also have fireflies! No seriously, during the summer, my whole family is riddled with itchy bug bites and insect stings for months.  

Today I'm going to share one of my favorite summertime herbs with you. Plantain is one of the best natural anti-itch bug bite relief remedy known to humankind! Stick around if you can relate to loving summer and needing relief from all the itchy bug bites.  

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Herb Spotlight: Calendula Benefits

Herb Spotlight: Calendula Benefits

I combined calendula with other herbs in our postpartum herb bath to help aid in rapid perineal recovery and soothe hemorrhoids after giving birth. Calendula is also in our Nipple Salve, Diaper Salve and Healing Salve because it helps repair sore nipples, inflamed skin caused by diaper rash and it works as first aid skin care.  Calendula is why our Wound Recovery Spray cools a burn and Cesarean Recovery Spray leaves your incision feeling fresh and clean as your body heals.

Let me tell you a little more about this delightful plant and why you might want to grow some yourself...

 

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Womb Food Eat These Four Foods To Improve Your Uterine Health

Womb Food Eat These Four Foods To Improve Your Uterine Health
Love your body temple and honor your womb with these simple, delicious foods and herbs. As an empowered woman, you know how essential it is for your uterus to be healthy and vibrant. A healthy uterus is foundational to your overall wellbeing. The uterus, ovaries, and vagina are all considered your womb or yoni. These organs play a vital role in vitality, happiness, fertility, and babymaking!  Continue reading

Sacred Tulsi: A Natural Ally for Menopausal Women

Sacred Tulsi: A Natural Ally for Menopausal Women

Menopause deserves to be honored and celebrated just as much as starting our menstruation and having babies, but the associated symptoms, such as hot flashes, mood swings, and sleep disturbances, can make it challenging for many women to celebrate this season of their lives. 

 

So we search for herbs, wellness practices, and mediations to help us stay grounded in the truth of this experience as one that opens us up to even more profound wisdom and grace than ever before.

 

In the pursuit of holistic well-being during menopause, you may find Tulsi, also known as Holy Basil, emerges as a valuable herbal ally. This sacred herb, revered in Ayurveda for its myriad health benefits, holds particular promise for menopausal women.

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