Tag Archive: natural remedies

Aug 01

Herb Thursday: Eucalyptus Vapor Rub

We’ve been battling some upper respiratory crud this week, and the children have been miserable with sniffles, sneezing and coughing. Getting sick is a rare occurrence around here, but when it happens, it tends to hit everyone at the same time Whenever I was sick with a cold, my dad would put Vicks Vapor Rub …

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Jun 06

Herb Thursday: Insect Repellent

We recently spent an evening at our favorite downtown restaurant, enjoying the covered play area and the patio atmosphere. Unfortunately, the next morning, I noticed my poor toddler’s legs were covered in welts. Apparently mosquitos were enjoying his chubby little legs. I am not very comfortable with commercial, chemical-based insect repellants, especially on my little …

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