DIY: Healing Bone Broth Soup

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Healing Bone Broth Soup

Bone broth soup made from grassfed beef bones or whole organic chicken is always my go-to whenever my kids, husband, or myself are coming down with a cold, sore throat, or worse–achy flu-like symptoms.  Most recently, I felt myself coming down with something that had the potential to be something wicked nasty, so I made my homemade cough syrup and bone broth soup.

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DIY: Homemade Cough Syrup

Crunchy Tiger Mama’s  Homemade Cough Syrup

This past week I overdid it and felt symptoms worse than a cold coming on. Too much emotional stress, letting my hair down a little too much this past weekend, as well as too much cold wind (in TCM, wind enters the body through the back of the neck/upper back and feet) will do that to me. As a result, I got the wicked sore throat, head cold, and muscle aches…I knew I needed to make my homemade cough syrup, stat pronto.

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DIY Natural Toothpaste & The Potential Dangers of Using Commercial Toothpaste Long-Term

Before I made my own toothpaste, it was habit to simply buy toothpaste at the grocery store because that’s what I had always done. I used to look for fancy, flashy packaging and “great benefits” claimed on those gleaming boxes: Teeth whitening, long-lasting fresh breath, cavity and enamel protection, help with tooth sensitivity, and other shining guarantees.

I just bought and used it because that’s what everybody else does. But to be honest, I didn’t know what was in that shit…

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