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Benjamin Franklin, The Father of Diabetic Neuropathy

Like most of us, Benjamin Franklin was health conscious in his early adult life. Writing under the pen name of Poor Richard, he offered such health-conscious phrases as, no pain, … Continue reading

May 31, 2015 · 2 Comments

Sunburn Remedy: Soothe The Heat With This 3-Part Home Remedy

When I was a little girl, I had some horrific sunburns every summer. Mom often used Noxzema which was cooling and soothing. Not sure what was in it (besides camphor)…I … Continue reading

May 31, 2015 · 1 Comment

Herbal Tincture: Summer Rose Petal Vinegar Tincture For Sunburns

Summer time is upon us… Fun in the sun sounds like heaven after the long winter.  To keep it fun, be sure to have some of this tincture on hand … Continue reading

May 30, 2015 · 1 Comment

Bitter Goard: Powerful Treatment For Diabetics…And Everyone Else!

Everyone Can Benefit From Lower Blood Sugar Drink a mocha latte… or any other sweetened drink and you will feel a powerful surge of energy, which is awesome for tackling … Continue reading

May 22, 2015 · 2 Comments

Nature’s Viagra: How to Use Watermelon Rind As a Medicine

Many times, people discard parts of fruits and vegetables that they consider unhealthy. Not only is this habit wasteful, but it may mean that people are missing out on health … Continue reading

May 16, 2015 · 3 Comments

Amazing 1930’s Pharmacist Map of ‘Herbal Cures’ Released to Public

Wow!…These are all of the natural cures by location around the US.  Isn’t it amazing natural plants are making a comeback over pharmecutical drugs! Check out How to make an Herbarium. … Continue reading

May 15, 2015 · Leave a comment


Yesterday, we took a look at some of the many ways aloe vera can benefit your health. But seeing as to how popular aloe vera has become in recent years, … Continue reading

May 13, 2015

Herbal Garden Remedies: 40 USES FOR ALOE VERA

Here’s a list well worth skimming over! Yesterday I posted 7 of the best aloe plants I could find for specific medicinals. So let’s go one step further…. Here are 40 … Continue reading

May 13, 2015

Converting Lawns to Gardens: Nature’s Harvest Permaculture Urban Farm

Originally posted on The Druid's Garden:
Design of Nature’s Harvest Permaculture Farm – Beautiful, biointensive, productive. Over the years, I’ve done quite a bit of coverage about lawn issues,…

May 13, 2015

Growing Aloe: 7 Medicinal Aloe Plant Uses… For More Than Just Sunburns

You CAN easily cultivate your own aloe vera plant. This “plant of immortality,” as affectionately dubbed by the Egyptians 6,000 years ago, has a rich history of various cultures and personalities who … Continue reading

May 13, 2015 · 1 Comment

Self Sufficiency, Survival Foods, and Edible Flowers in your garden!

Below is a listing of some common edible, annual flowers that are easy to grow as well as tasty. Included are a number of herbs and vegetables that have edible … Continue reading

May 7, 2015

What Type Of Rice Is The Healthiest?

Rice is a grounding carb (unlike raw plant carbs which are high vibration carbs) Rice WILL hit your endocrine system harder than plants – so make it the most nutritious … Continue reading

May 6, 2015

Growing Horseradish: Tame Your Allergies And Harness Congestion

Horseradish is a perennial herb (it lasts for several years) originating from southeast Europe. Its tough twisted root is used in cooking to make horseradish sauce, a tangy and peppery … Continue reading

May 2, 2015

Growing Turmeric: A Beautiful Indoor Medicinal Plant For Inflamation – And Awesome Curry!

Most modern Westerners associate turmeric as an anti-inflammatory agent, and indeed, traditionally this root was often used in an Ayurvedic approach to reduce inflammation of the throat and tonsils, and as an … Continue reading

May 2, 2015 · 1 Comment

Year-round gardening: Add some chocolate to your garden

Today is Chocolate Day!!  For those of us who value the qualities of Chocolate, I had 2 articles about growing chocolate come through my clicks and web searching so I … Continue reading

May 2, 2015

Growing Echinacea: Beautiful Immunity Support … and Gorgeous In A Vase.

To most people, echinacea conjures up a herbal remedy for colds and ‘flu – a vital boost to the immune system or a piece of harmless quackery. For gardeners, however, … Continue reading

May 1, 2015

Growing Stinging Nettle: Put on Your Gloves! Nettles Knock Out Allergies.

Nettles, despite their perfect adaptation to North America, are not native but where brought over from England by John Josselyn. This hardy plant can be seen on nature walks throughout … Continue reading

May 1, 2015

Have Spring Allergies? Here is Your Garden Growing Remedy…

An estimated 40 percent of the population in America is sensitive to environmental allergens that trigger an over reactive immune system response to pollen, molds, dust and mites. The causes … Continue reading

May 1, 2015

Growing Solomons Seal: Traditional Root For Congestion And Pain

Solomon’s Seal has been utilized in both New and Old World herbalism for centuries, and has been said to have efficacy in treating a wide range of conditions, including allergies, … Continue reading

May 1, 2015

Growing Reishi Mushrooms: Build your Immunity With This Funky Mushroom

The role of Red Reishi in maintaining a healthy lifestyle can best be explained through the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) point of view because none of the known active components … Continue reading

May 1, 2015
C Katt Krespach, NTP

C Katt Krespach, NTP

C Katt Krespach, NTP is a nutritional therapist and long time activist with a passion for healing arts and social entrepreneurship, …working in both areas for over a quarter of a century. Her site has a worldwide following. is her newest project and coaches brick-and-morter business owners into global social entrepreneurship. She is an author, public speaker, and entrepreneur. You can get Katt’s free edible flowers e-book here and also watch a short documentary on how she overcame neuropathy, significant weight gain, and more with easy, natural and healing mindsets. Follow Katt on Facebook, Wordpress, Twitter, and Instagram.

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