EcoSalon has a great guide for DIY home medicine, which in addition to the cayenne pepper surprise, has handy recommendations for common health ailments, all using ingredients you're likely to already have in your house (or can get at any supermarket).
WHAT'S INSIDE: NATURAL MEDICINE
- Alternative Medicine
- Herbal Remedies
- Home Remedies
- Traditional Chinese Medicine
You're probably only familiar with the sprouts of this tall, bushy, leafy plant, but the entire alfalfa plant is valuable. Find out how the alfalfa plant leaves and tiny blossoms are used for herbal remedies.
Chamomile is particularly effective in treating stomach and intestinal cramps. It is often used to relieve irritable bowel syndrome, nausea, and stomach flu. Learn how to make herbal chamomile tea and how it can help soothe and calm.