Today I am going to share with you two eBooks that will help you and your family stay healthy the natural way. Both of the eBooks are in The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle, which you can get until April 28th!
My Simple Healthy Life
My Simple Healthy Life is written by Tammie Nelson and is a wonderful resource of 20 healthy recipes you can use in your home!
In this eBook you will find:
- 10 herbal remedies
- 5 DIY cosmetics
- 5 DIY cleaners
I love the step-by-step approach she takes for each of the recipes. There are plenty of gorgeous pictures, too! She has a recipe for “hot honey” that can be made from ingredients most of us have in our pantries and it is perfect for sore throats! Here’s the recipe:
4 cloves of garlic, Minced
1-4 Tablespoons of Honey
1/8-1/2 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
Stir ingredients all together in a small bowl. Take about 1/2 a teaspoon ever half hour or as desired. For sore throats be sure to let the mixture sit for a few minutes on the back of the throat, do not wash down with liquid. The Cayenne helps bring blood to the area for healing the garlic helps heal quickly and the honey holds it all together and also contains healing properties when raw.
There are two recipes to help you out during that time of the month! There’s a recipe for a PMS Preventer, and a recipe called Cramp Cure! Perfect!
Her cleaner recipes are pretty awesome, a couple of them are totally new to me! I am going to make the orange cleaning vinegar today! Oh, and she has a recipe for DIY mascara. Pretty cool!
Healing with God’s Earthly Gifts
Another awesome eBook to check out for natural health is Healing with God’s Earthly Gifts by Kate Tietje. I have been interested in herbal remedies for quite some time, but I have been unsure of where to begin! This eBook has been great to help me start building my herbal medicine cabinet.
Kate begins the eBook explaining that all herbs ARE NOT safe. She also goes into detail about the types of herbal preparations, where to buy equipment, and her 10 favorite herbs.
There are six sections with remedies for just about every ailment. There are wonderful basic remedies, remedies for respiratory ailments, head and stomach problems, skin and surface issues, remedies to help balance your body, and an other section.
Kate has allowed us to share her recipe for Magnesium Lotion. Many people are deficient in magnesium and do not know it. It has a lot of uses. I know several people who put on magnesium lotion at night to help them sleep better!
- 1/2 cup double strength magnesium oil (1 c. magnesium chloride flakes +1/2 c. water)
- 1/2 c. avocado oil*
- 1/2 c. unrefined shea butter
- 2 tbsp. beeswax
*You may sub any other liquid oil (almond, olive, jojoba, etc.) Some have even used coconut, although it makes a harder lotion.
Heat ½ c. filtered water just hot enough to steam, then add the magnesium flakes and stir or shake in a covered jar until dissolved. You will not use all of it for this recipe, so save some for later.
In a saucepan over low heat, melt the shea butter and beeswax together, then add the avocado oil.
Add the melted oils to a blender. At this point, you want the oils and the magnesium oil to be about the same temperature, or just warmer than room temperature. If they are drastically different, they won’t form an emulsion.
Add the magnesium oil to the blender too. Turn it on low at first, then turn it up until the lotion turns thick, white, and opaque.
Immediately pour the finished lotion into a glass jar – one pint sized jar or 4 4-oz. jelly jars. Use a spatula to scrape the lotion out of the blender and into the jar. The lotion is finished!
Run the blender under hot water, then add soap and blend on high to make cleaning easier.
1/8 teaspoon for small children, and babies, and up to 1 tsp. for adults, possibly more for pregnant women daily or as needed. This lasts for 3-6 months.
Those with an allergy to latex should not use, or should choose cocoa or mango butter instead of shea butter.
So, you want to know how to get your hands on these books and even more wonderful, healthy recipes? Right now Healing with God’s Earthly Gifts is only available in The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle. You will get Healing with God’s Earthly Gifts, My Simple Healthy Life, plus Simple Natural Health, plus 80 resources in other homemaking categories and $200 worth of bonuses all for $29.97!