So it seems that people either love rhubarb or actively despise it. I’m one of the rhubarb lovers and have been happily stewing rhubarb for the past few days. I’m the only one in my household who likes it, so, all the more for me! Here’s how I make it: Go in the backyard withContinue reading “Stewed Rhubarb – delish!”
Category Archives: naturopathic medicine
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Sunscreen Guidelines 2016!
Here is the link to the Environmental Working Group’s guide on sunscreens for kids: https://www.ewg.org/sunscreen/best-kids-sunscreens/ Hope it helps! Kim
Irish Soda Bread
Here is a recipe for Irish Soda Bread. My dad’s side is Irish and, well, St. Paddy’s is coming up soon… My daughter made this bread a little while ago. It was delish! She used spelt instead of wheat flour. And she used the last of the rice milk (3/4 c) topped up with meltedContinue reading “Irish Soda Bread”
4 Easy Herbs to Fight Colds and Infections
It’s that time of year again when colds, flus, and infections start popping up everywhere. With the kids back to school lots of families are exposed to all kinds of viruses and bacteria just waiting to grab hold. Here are some easy herbs that fight these infectious little stinkers: Garlic – Garlic is currently being studiedContinue reading “4 Easy Herbs to Fight Colds and Infections”
Sunscreen for Grown-Ups
Here is the link to the Environmental Working Group’s list of moisturizers with sunscreen – the good and not good. As a sunscreen hater, I’m doing my best to cover up with non-rashy, non icky sunscreens myself. I’m finding the one by the Body Shop easiest to find and not too icky. Good luck toContinue reading “Sunscreen for Grown-Ups”
Test for Celiac’s In Office!
I’ve just received some kits to test a few drops of blood for antibodies against gluten. I can do the test right in my office. It test takes 10 minutes and costs $75. It’s quite exciting and is much easier on the pocket book than going to the lab. Great for children as it’s justContinue reading “Test for Celiac’s In Office!”
As the Light Changes…
Hypericum perforatum (St. John’s wort) aka “The Sunshine Herb”. As the light changes this season, a few drops of the tincture can be lovely. (If you’re taking meds, check with an ND before taking Hypericum).
Kids Fight Colds and Flus with a game of “TAKE THAT!”
I’m a big believer that kids want to do what feels good for their bodies but, let’s face it, sometimes things taste bad or feel icky. Here are excerpts from an email from a mom who read my previous blog post, “Natural Remedies for Acute Cough”, and the game she and her boys played to fightContinue reading “Kids Fight Colds and Flus with a game of “TAKE THAT!””
Allergy Season is Here – Quick Do a Family Cleanse!
Spring is finally upon us and with it comes the sneezing, sniffling, itching, burning, wheezing, and irritibility of allergies. It is not too late to nip these symptoms in the bud with a family cleanse. If you and your family do a cleanse now, you can lower the inflammation in your body and help yourContinue reading “Allergy Season is Here – Quick Do a Family Cleanse!”