• Learning Herbs: Nettle

    by  • January 6, 2013 • 2 Comments

    Learning Herbs: Nettles

    Nettle Herb Profile: Latin Name: Urtica dioica Other Names: Stinging Nettle, Nettles Description: This perennial plant grows all over the world. It is widely recognized by its slender, serrated leaves that leave a sting when touched by bare skin, hence the nickname ‘stinging nettle’. Nettle can grow from 2-4 feet in height and has...

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    Cervical Mucus: Essential for Natural Fertility

    by  • January 5, 2013 • 13 Comments

    Let’s talk cervical mucus, shall we? Okay… I know this may seem to be a little on the TMI side of things, but trust me…it is such an important part of natural fertility {for several reasons I might add} and our perfect design as women. Let’s take a look at what cervical mucus is,...

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    FertilAid and Other Natural Fertility Supplements

    by  • January 3, 2013 • 15 Comments

    While the best step you can take to boost your fertility naturally is diet and lifestyle change, sometimes you just need a few supplements to give you that extra “oomph”. Fertility supplements come in all shapes, sizes and ingredients and not all are created equal. I had the opportunity to try some of the...

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    Sneak Peek at Natural Fertility

    by  • January 2, 2013 • 1 Comment

    I thought that since this month is all about getting a fresh start on natural fertility, I should outline what fertility is and what it looks like from a natural stand point. Now I know that some of you may be past the childbearing age, but don’t think that natural fertility is JUST for...

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    Learning Herbs: Red Raspberry Leaf

    by  • January 1, 2013 • 9 Comments

    Red Raspberry

    {photo source: jenny-pics} Red Raspberry Leaf Herb Profile: Latin Name: Rubus idaeus Other names: n/a Description: This deciduous shrub can grow wild and tall. You may be more familiar with this plant for the tasty fruit (raspberries) that this plant bears during the summer months. Red raspberry bushes have long, woody stems with thorns,...

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    DIY Herbal Cough Syrup

    by  • November 5, 2012 • 0 Comments

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    What have you been doing to prepare for the cold season? I bet you have been stocking up on medicinal teas, herbs and other natural remedies… What do you have ready in case of a dreading cough? While most family reach for the over-the-counter cough syrups with sugar, dyes and tons of artificial/man-made ingredients,...

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