natural medicine

Toddlers and the Flu

If you have kids you know how easily they can get sick! So how do we prevent our little ones from getting sick? Well, I don’t think we can fully protect them from getting sick but we can try! My little guy has only gotten sick about twice in the last 2 years which I am thankful for but it still stinks. I’m not one for medicine, especially since he isn’t even two yet, so I like to find natural remedies for the cold. Coconut Oil is my go to item of choice whether I am cooking or I need to feel […]

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Fight the Flu with Chicken Noodle Soup

It’s flu season!  I have been sick all week and searching for anyway to make myself feel better and soothe my throat, so I threw together a quick chicken noodle soup with whatever I had on hand.  I must say, it was the best chicken noodle soup I have ever had!  You HAVE to give this one a try and let us know how it turned out.  It’s the perfect soup for the winter time or to make you feel a little better when you are under the weather. In my soup I used rice instead of noodles and ate […]

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DIY: Coconut Oil Vapor Rub

With cold and flu season in full effect, I like to make sure I’m prepared! One of my favorite remedies for congestion is a soothing vapor rub. I decided to make a standard rub for bedtime and one that can be used in the shower. Both are wonderful for relieving congestion and clearing nasal passages. I’ve listed the ingredients and directions for both rubs below. Bedtime Vapor Rub 2 Tablespoons Kelapo Coconut Oil Eucalyptus or peppermint essential oil Small, plastic container with a lid ( I used a small, shallow container from my local grocery store) Directions for the bedtime vapor […]