Mullein - an herb that can be used for mastitis

  Oh, mastitis, how I don't love thee. If you don't know what mastitis is, just image that you came down with a very sudden and really bad cold. And then a train hit you. Really. You get achy all…

Iron source: Dandelion Seeds with Dandelion greens

  Suffering from low iron? Diagnosed with anemia? This seems to be a common issue, especially among pregnant mothers and those who have recently had a baby.   Can't I just take a pill? There are definitely a lot of…

Pregnant woman in white dress holding belly

Pregnancy is an incredibly beautiful time in a woman's life. The ability to participate in creation in such a powerful, raw way, is something that I will always be in awe of. Unfortunately though, many women, myself included, have experienced…

Woman breastfeeding in a field during a sunset

  The smell of a newborn...I don't know that anything beats it. The combination of milky breath from a recent breastfeeding session and the softest, smoothest skin smells like pure love.   For some mothers though, that milky breath smell doesn't…

Aluminum, mercury, lead, cadmium, arsenic, and more... In today's world, heavy metals are all around us. They have become very difficult to avoid. Heavy metals end up in the soil near roads each time you tap the breaks on your…

Did you know that your hair can give you real clues about your health? I'm not talking about what your hair looks like, if it is soft, shiny, strong, or even split-end free. I'm talking about the minerals in your…

I'm going to be real here. I spent most of my childhood suffering from painful stomach issues. After many, many times leaving school early back in my elementary days because I felt so sick, my parents realized that I had…