Category: Holistic Health

Holistic Health is for all things related to herbs and health in general. A lot of health discussion might take place in our Whole Kitchens section since we truly feel that food is wonderful medicine.  However, here you will find discussions of various modalities for health and well being, especially my personal favorites – herbs!

Calendula Earache Oil l Herbal oil for earaches in adults and children l Homestead Lady.com

Calendula Earache Oil

Calendula Earache Oil l Herbal oil for earaches in adults and children l Homestead Lady.com

Calendula is a very useful herbal flower and very easy to grow, even for non-gardeners.  Here’s a recipe for calendula earache oil from flowers we gathered clear into autumn.  Be sure to check out all the other things you can make a do with calendula after the recipe! Continue reading “Calendula Earache Oil”

Elderberry Syrup 2 Ways l Use fresh elderberries, fresh ginger, dried spice or essential oils l Healthy Homestead Families l Homestead Lady.com

Elderberry Syrup Two Ways

Elderberry Syrup 2 Ways l Use fresh elderberries, fresh ginger, dried spice or essential oils l Healthy Homestead Families l Homestead Lady.com If you could ask a seasoned, homeschooling and homesteading mom of six for a little advice, what would it be?  Pull up a chair with my friend Rhonda from The Provident Homemaker as she shares one of her favorite foraging books, her 5 steps for keeping the family healthy and her special recipe for elderberry syrup. Continue reading “Elderberry Syrup Two Ways”

Broken Body Homesteading l From birth to illness to age to injury homesteading advice for holistic healing l Homestead Lady.com

Broken Body Homesteading: Advice for Keepin’ On

How do you do the work of the homestead when it hurts?  What about babies, surgeries, mental health days and just aging joints?  Here’s a little advice for broken body homesteading. Broken Body Homesteading l From birth to illness to age to injury homesteading advice for holistic healing l Homestead Lady.com Continue reading “Broken Body Homesteading: Advice for Keepin’ On”

Probiotics During Antibiotics l Probiotic foods you can make and eat when you're sick l Homestead Lady (.com)

Probiotics During Antibiotics

While you’re taking a prescription antibiotic, it’s important to support your gut flora to keep it happy and active.  An easy and effective way to do so is to consume a hearty dose of probiotic foods during your antibiotic regimen.  Here are a few simple tips for making and consuming probiotics.  These are especially suited for times when you just feel yucky.

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Rose Hip Tea for Vitamin C l Other wholesome ingredients including raw honey and lemon l Homestead Lady.com

Rosehip Tea: Sweet Vitamin C

Would you like to boost your Vitamin C intake for the sickly winter months, but want to avoid commercial products that may or may not be effectively absorbed by your body?  Sweeten up your Vitamin C and your day by enjoying a simple cup of rosehip tea.  Rose Hip Tea for Vitamin C l Other wholesome ingredients including raw honey and lemon l Homestead Lady.com Continue reading “Rosehip Tea: Sweet Vitamin C”

Herbal Education for Kids

Here are simple and fun herbal education resources for teaching children.  Use these high quality herbal books, posts and courses to teach your kids about the usefulness of herbal plants.  Stay tuned to the very end of the article to receive our newest e-book, Herbal Flower Recipes from the Homestead, for FREE! 

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24/7 Herbal Access : The Herbarium

If you want to learn more about herbs and how to use them but don’t have time for an online class, The Herbarium is just for you!  Herbal learning resources that are available every day of the year 
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Make Your Own Herbal Supplements l DIY supplements l Homestead Lady (.com)

DIY Supplement Capsules

Make Your Own Herbal Supplements l DIY supplements l Homestead Lady (.com)If you’re spending too much money on herbal supplement capsules at the health food store, try making your own!  With some very simple equipment, powdered herbs and about an hour, you can make a stash of supplement capsules that will help you stay healthy. Continue reading “DIY Supplement Capsules”