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Black Elderberry Syrup Recipe For Colds and Flu

Below is a recipe for making your own black elderberry syrup to use during cold and flu season. If you want some background on how black elderberry (Sambucus nigra L.) shortens and reduces the severity of cold and flu symptoms, you can read our previous post:Does Black Elderberry Syrup Really Fight Cold and Flu Viruses?

All Natural Sunscreen Recipe with Micronized Zinc Oxide

Below is a simple all-natural sunscreen recipe that is free of all the toxic and hormone-disrupting ingredients in chemical sunscreens such as

Homemade Whipped Body Butter Recipe

Making your own whipped body butter is fairly simple. The best part it’s completely natural and free of the toxic ingredients found in most conventional lotions such as

Does Black Elderberry Syrup Really Fight Cold and Flu Viruses?

I started taking Black Elderberry Syrup during the winter a few years back. Why? Because I heard it was good for fighting cold and flu viruses. But I don’t remember the source and if it was based on hearsay or scientific facts. So I did some digging and looked for scientific-based research for proof that

Hario Mini Mill Slim Hand Grinder Makes a Great Cup of Coffee

The Hario Mini Mill Slim Coffee Grinder is a hand-powered burr grinder that is an awesome alternative to the traditional, larger size conical burr grinders. Why? Because at a fraction of the price of a larger capacity, electric-powered burr grinder, you get the

Using a Blue Light Therapy Box for Insomnia and SAD

I’ve always had trouble falling asleep and decided to give a light therapy box a try. I’ve been using it consistently for over a year now and it has definitely improved my sleep-wake cycle. Many nights I just could not fall asleep and