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Boils, and Carbuncles and Pus. Oh, My!

Boils, and Carbuncles and Pus. Oh, My!

“Thou art a boil, a plague sore, an embossed carbuncle in my corrupted blood.” –Shakespeare, King Lear

When a friend of mine asked for help with healing her husband’s boil without antibiotics, I was a little unsure of myself at first.  But once again, homeopathy proved itself a formidable ally. (Gross photo warning!)

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Posted by on July 31, 2016 in Health, Homeopathy

 

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Healing Ear Infections without Antibiotics: Part 2

Healing Ear Infections without Antibiotics: Part 2

In Part 1 of Healing Ear Infections, I wrote about using garlic oil in the ear to heal without antibiotics.  When I had little ones, that is the only approach I knew about.  But since then I have learned about homeopathy, and now I have a new arsenal for attacking ear infections.   Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on October 31, 2015 in Health, Homeopathy

 

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Healing Ear Infections without Antibiotics: Part 1

Having an ear infection is no fun, no matter what your age.  And neither is messing up your gut with an antibiotic. But do we have other options?  Yes! Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on October 25, 2015 in Health

 

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Testing Probiotics–Is Mine Good?

Many people often have a probiotic they bought off a drug store shelf, unrefrigerated.  After learning what to look for in a probiotic, they wonder if the one they already bought is any good.  Should they keep it?  Throw it away? Here’s a test I found which might help you determine if your probiotic is alive and ready to work.1 Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on October 25, 2015 in Health

 

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Purchasing Probiotics

Purchasing Probiotics

Health is not valued till sickness comes.

–Thomas Fuller–

In my previous posts, we have learned of the far-reaching ramifications of poor gut health and that something you can do to repopulate your gut is to take probiotics. I am often asked how to choose a probiotic.  I’m not an expert, but I have learned some important tips to help you make a good choice with your money.  Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on October 18, 2015 in Health

 

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Gut Health Part 4– Leaky Gut and Food Sensitivites

“All disease begins in the gut.”

―Hippocrates―

In Gut Health Part 1, we learned of the importance of gut bacteria. In Part 2, we discussed how to avoid what can compromise this micro-system. Part 3 showed its crucial connection with the brain, learning, and memory. Now we will explore its connection with food allergies and leaky gut. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on October 3, 2015 in Health

 

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Gut Health Part 3– The Gut: Our Second Brain

Gut Health Part 3– The Gut: Our Second Brain

In Gut Health Part 1, we learned of the importance of gut bacteria. In Part 2, we discussed how to avoid what can compromise this micro-system. Now we will learn about its crucial connection with the brain, learning, and memory. If you have a child struggling in school, this may be of special interest to you.

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Posted by on April 26, 2015 in Health

 

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