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Time For A Fresh Start: Back To School Nutrition Tips

After a summer of visits to the ice cream truck and bike rides to the corner store for treats, it’s time to get our kid’s diets back on track for the school year. It’s also an opportunity for us to challenge ourselves to improve the way we handle what I call “school day nutrition”. Easy, […]

Sunscreen Sense – The Safer Alternative?

While it is obvious that using some form of sun protection is necessary and helpful to our skin, you may want to think twice before lathering up with “regular” or synthetic sunscreens. Despite years of sunscreen use, melanoma and other forms of skin cancer are on the rise. Studies have shown that the ingredients in […]

Homeopathic Travel Tips

Travelling can be great fun, but sometimes the unexpected will hit, putting a damper on a beautiful vacation. Whether it is anxiety about flying, a really bad sunburn, or bacterial infection, homeopathic remedies can turn that vacation around and you’ll be happy you didn’t leave home without them! The following are some remedies which may […]

Natural Cures for Holiday Indulgences

‘Tis the season to be jolly and indulge in holiday cheer, but let’s be honest. This is when your healthy lifestyle goes out the window as you fall prey to the temptations of holiday goodies. But, before you throw in the towel and write off your health this month, here are some suggestions that may […]

Homeopathy for Colds and Flus

Homeopathy requires clear & strong symptoms for effective treatment. A well-chosen remedy can then alleviate symptoms quickly and effectively. Aconite works well for a cold that starts with a sudden fever after exposure to cold. The person will feel anxious and fearful. Belladonna is the remedy when symptoms come on suddenly and intensely, fever is […]

April Showers Bring….(Ah-Choo)…Allergies!!

The flowers will soon be blooming, the grass growing and the spring winds blowing. Sounds wonderful, unless you happen to be one of the unlucky ones who dreads the onset of spring allergies. If sneezing, watering and puffy eyes, a runny nose and overall feeling of blahness is the way your body greets springtime, consider […]

Be Allergy Free!

While most of us eagerly welcome this time of year, for others, springtime brings sniffles, sneezes and many other distressing symptoms. Allergies are the result of an imbalanced immune system. When exposed to allergens, the body overreacts and produces histamine which causes redness, swelling, warmth, itching and tickling sensations. While conventional medicine focuses on blocking […]

Helpful Remedies for Acute Seasonal Allergies

Allium Cepa (Red Onion) 30C: Similar to cutting an onion, this person experiences red, tearing eyes. They can also experience bouts of sneezing with a burning sensation in the nose. The watery discharge from the nose is continuous and tends to burn the nasal area. Euphrasia (Eyebright) 30C: Just as the name suggests this person has watery […]

Start the Year Off Right With a Good Clean Out

Out with the old and in with the new! A cleanse is a perfect way to start off the New Year in optimum health and rid your body of all the junk you may have indulged in over the holidays. What is a cleanse/detox? Most of us shower everyday, and we appear clean and fresh, […]

Home Care Workshops and Remedy Kits

Learn to treat yourself and your family for minor ailments!

 Your child comes down with chicken pox … you have motion sickness driving to the cottage…your husband has a hangover…your sister gets food poisoning … whatever the case may be, wouldn’t it be nice to handle these minor health issues with a natural remedy that […]


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