Advantages And Disadvantages Of Alternative Herbal Medicine

Advantages And Disadvantages Of Alternative Herbal Medicine

Using Herbs
Alternative herbal medicine is considered the best solution to address the growing number of health-related concerns today. That is a huge shift from the 80's and 90's when herbal assistance for health was not being talked about like it is today. The new millennium brought with it a resurgence of a more natural way to assist the body in healing itself; something that would have fewer side effects. Rather than making use of synthetic medications (most allopathic Pharmacopeia has its roots in one plant or another) commonly prescribed by their doctors, the health conscious consumer today is looking for a less aggravating solution. Seriously, a pill to address the symptom of dizziness has a side effect listed, "may cause dizziness". Many would like to address their health problems without having…
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How to Make Your Backyard a Cozy Getaway

How to Make Your Backyard a Cozy Getaway

Garden Design
Would you like to know how to make your own backyard a cozy getaway? A lovely outdoor space has become an essential part of an enjoyable home experience. Nowadays, homeowners turn their backyards into lush natural oases, exotic retreats and dreamy getaways by undertaking simple DIY projects and trying our creative decorating ideas. Whether you have a small patio or a spacious backyard, you can turn your outdoor space into a true haven in a heartbeat. Find the perfect spot Your cozy getaway should be located in a quiet, tranquil spot away from the prying eyes. If you want a Zen-inspired sanctuary, you can set up your dreamy outdoor space in the middle of your lush garden. On the other hand, if you want the perfect entertainment area, a location…
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The GMO Agenda Takes a Menacing Leap Forward with EPA’s Silent Approval of Monsanto/Dow’s RNAi Corn

The GMO Agenda Takes a Menacing Leap Forward with EPA’s Silent Approval of Monsanto/Dow’s RNAi Corn

Food Supply
Written By: Sayer Ji, Founder  This work is reproduced and distributed with the permission of GreenMedInfo LLC. Want to learn more from GreenMedInfo? Sign up for the newsletter at http://www.greenmedinfo.com/greenmed/newsletter. Without much more than a whisper from the mainstream media, Monsanto’s newest Frankenfood has received full EPA approval and will be arriving on dinner plates by the end of the decade. The implications of this are harrowing, to say the least.  While you may not have made up your mind on the dangers of GMOs, you likely feel entitled to know when you’re consuming a food that is the product of laboratory research. For this reason, I am reporting on Monsanto’s latest food technology, unfortunately, already in the pipeline. And quite silently so. I write this with a certain degree…
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Tips for Infusing Water with Fruit

Tips for Infusing Water with Fruit

Healthy Eating
I knew that had to be a way to harness all the goodness left in a watermelon after my guys were done with it. This is what a watermelon looks like at our house when they've eaten their fill.... Right? They don't want to pick through the seeds and get the rest of the goodness out, just the center please. And they usually pull one out at a time when I can't seem to get let go of something I'm doing to help them eat it. But regardless, I'm the one that cleans up the mess of a good juicy watermelon, cold or room temperature by the time I get to it. What to do with leftover watermelon?? Make watermelon infused water. It is delicious. The full flavor of a…
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Choosing the Best Vehicle for Your Homestead: 3 Things Newbies Should Know

Choosing the Best Vehicle for Your Homestead: 3 Things Newbies Should Know

Small Scale Farming
As the global population is expected to rise to 9.7 billion by 2050, that means homestead farms will need to produce 70% more food than what is produced now. More American families and individuals are opting to grow their own garden as a means of sustainability and survival. Thus, building a stable shed, picking up and loading materials, and towing a trailer requires a stable truck. Starting a homestead requires you to learn along the way. When you’re running a small homestead, every piece of equipment must be in great condition. Thus, choosing the right truck is of paramount importance. So, how do you know what to look for when you’re just starting to learn the ropes? Here are 3 things newbies should know about the best vehicle for your homestead. Know…
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Advantage and Use of Small Tractors

Self Sufficiency
Nowadays there are various ranges of tractors present to do their assigned jobs. When you or someone has a huge garden or a considerable amount of field you must look for small tractors for sale because it can help you with heavy landscaping tasks. They are smaller than the big tractors, yet flexible and powerful enough to accomplish variety of gardening tasks including moving mulch, mowing and even tilling the garden. They are ideal for landscaping tasks. They have the horse power between 15-55hp. [caption id="attachment_5950" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Small Tractor[/caption] Even for a novice tractor driver, a small tractor is great. You must know the techniques to drive it as the driving techniques are not the same as that of the cars. Otherwise, it may turn dangerous. People get small…
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Creating a Unique Design for Your Self-Sustainable Homestead Garden

Creating a Unique Design for Your Self-Sustainable Homestead Garden

Garden Design
Thirty-five percent of American households are growing food at home or in a community garden, according to reports by the National Gardening Association. Providing high-quality food for your family all year-round takes foresight and simple planning - not to mention, a healthy dose of groundwork and commitment. Today, more young individuals and families are becoming involved in growing and eating their own food from their homestead now more than ever. As a result, many are looking to improve their gardens design and create a space for maximum efficiency. So, do you dream of growing a self-sufficient living on a homestead? Not sure where to start or how to build your design? Here’s how to create a unique design for you self-sustainable homestead garden. Planning Your Homestead Garden People say that…
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How to Take a Tincture

How to Take a Tincture

Using Herbs
When you start talking about herbs, especially how to use them, the word "tincture" inevitably comes up. There are many, MANY ways to use herbs to support wellness and a tincture is one of them. How to take a tincture? Well, first do you know what it is? What is a tincture? A super easy way define tincture is alcohol with concentrated medicinal plant properties in it. That is as plain as it gets. More widely defined, tincture is an herb (the mark) left to soak in alcohol (the menstruum). After "tincturing" or soaking for six to eight weeks, you drain off the menstruum, this is your tincture. If you are using glycerine, vinegar, water, or any menstruum (solvent) other than alcohol, technically this preparation would be an extract rather…
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Essentials of Eco-Friendly Home Design

Essentials of Eco-Friendly Home Design

Sustainable Living
Sustainability comes in many forms and ways and anyone can find a way to adapt it into their lifestyle and their home design. This is especially true for all those fans of eco-friendly home design out there who want to spend their lives in a green and sustainable space. If you too are looking for ways to make your home more eco-friendly and unlock your own green potential, here are a few ideas for you to explore. Solar panels This is the simplest and most effective way to introduce sustainability and eco-friendliness into your home, particularly if you live in a hot region with lots of sunny days. All you need to do is install some high-quality equipment, learn how to maintain it regularly and you’ll be ready to start…
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