flu

Recipes, Soups

Sick Day: Soup for Colds/Flu

Sick Day: Soup for the Flu/Sick Ingredients: 1 organic whole chicken 8 cups of water 4 -6 stalks of celery, finely chopped ½ white or yellow onion, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 Tablespoon chopped fresh parsley 1 inch ginger root, finely chopped ½ teaspoon Hymalayian sea salt ½ teaspoon of apple cider vinegar Directions: Place all of the above ingredients in a crock-pot (set it and forget it) and cook on low heat for 8 -10 hours. I like to cook mine until the meat is falling away from the bones. You can store any excess broth

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Cancer, Health

Chemtrails or Contrails? The Population Control Debate

The trail of clouds that come from an airplane flying across the sky can be an amazing site to see for children and adults alike, but there are other theories out there that could be alarming. I actually thought they were sky writers, or acrobatic airplanes decorating the skies when I was small. But little did I know the truth. Continue reading to hear the disturbing side of what these lines in the skies mean to many. (more…)

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Cancer, Health

The Amazing Black Seed Oil & Benefits

It has been deemed the "remedy for everything but death" and is used all over the world for over 2000 years and highly regarded for its many medicinal benefits. I am talking of Black Seed Oil, derived from the Black Seed plant and was discovered in the tomb of King Tut. Most commonly used for headaches, toothaches, nasal congestion, and intestinal worms, Black Seed Oil is a staple people should have in their "health/medicine" pantry. Read more about why you should be using Black Seed Oil daily! Beneficial uses for Black Seed Oil: 1. It has also been used for “pink

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Digestion, Health, Nutrition

Healing Homemade Broths

Sometimes, we just crave some clear liquids to keep our bodies warm and comforted. Maybe we need some soup to nurture us back to feeling "whole" and healthy again. Below are easy healing homemade broths to do exactly that, and so much more. These recipes are great for our little ones and elderly, too. They are easier to digest and are made with wholesome ingredients. Enjoy! (more…)

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Health

Flu Season Coming. Prepare Yourselves.

The annual flu season extravaganza is quickly approaching, making its debut around October (when weather starts to change) through the end of March. Well, it is not such a celebration, as a Panamanian fanfare to the drug store, doctor's office and party at home in bed. Attitudes regarding ways to defend against the highly disliked but anticipated flu ranges from homeopathic techniques of natural herbs, vitamin D and Nettie pot nasal cleaning to the very omniscient flu shot now available in almost every drug store, many grocery stores and surprisingly, not at your local Starbucks. Though the way to fend

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Essential Oils

Popular Ailments and Conditions (A-H) and Essential Oils That Help Heal

Derived from leaves, bark, flowers, roots, stems and other parts of the whole plant, essential oils are the highly concentrated, healing liquid of plants; the true essence of aroma therapy and other natural, physical and psychological therapeutic practices. Free from artificially created perfumes or fragrances, the chemical composition of essential oil molecules carefully penetrate the lungs and are absorbed through the skin and into the bloodstream to deliver efficient and effective healing qualities. (more…)

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Health

Natural Sore Throat Soother Remedy

Green Boot Living guest blogger, Kaley, writes another great article on soothing the sore throat using raw organic apple cider vinegar. "This is my mother’s great sore throat home remedy.  It works wonders on a sore throat.  I have used this home remedy for over 15 years successfully." 1 T Raw Organic Apple Cider Vinegar 1 T Raw honey a 8 ounces filtered water ~Warm up the water on the stove- to your preference.  Pour and let cool in mug.  Add vinegar and honey.  Stir.  Sip throughout the day.  I also drink it cold sometimes and it still works wonders.

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Health, Teeth

The Harmless Kiss and the Common Cold

Science says that people kiss so they can taste and smell a mate's potential health, and gauge their compatibility. Science also says that there are more than 500 different germs that could be transmitted in a single kiss. When we detect pheromones and the passion is high, most people are not weighing the health risks of saliva swapping. According to an article published by the Journal of American Dental Association, saliva, intimate kissing, the sharing of food, utensils, or toothbrushes, are also huge periodontal disease carriers and put children and adults at risk for disease. (more…)

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Health

6 Natural and Home DIY Cough Remedies

Coughing spells caused by internal or external irritants? Though the peak of flu season has just passed, spring has sprung and pollen has begun to saturate the air in many parts of the world. While chronic coughing symptoms may not be contagious and just a lingering sign of our lungs and bronchial tubes trying desperately to heal and strengthen, over the counter and prescription cough suppressant syrups do contain dyes, chemicals and side effects. In fact, studies have demonstrated that over-the-counter cough and cold remedies for both kids and adults are actually potentially harmful and no better in addressing symptoms

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Health, Skin

Our Immune System Disasters: Making Us Sick

A healthy immune system can defeat invading pathogens, but it is exactly that: an entire synergistic and working system, not a single entity. In order for people to optimize immune function, balance and harmony from a holistic viewpoint and approach is required. The most obvious part of the immune system is what you can see. For example, the largest and first basic defense system to our immunity is our skin, since it acts as the primary boundary between germs and your body. Skin is tough and generally impermeable to bacteria and viruses. (more…)

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