Health and Wellness
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How to Blend Your Own Essential Oils

Learn how to use carrier oils like cacao butter and sea buckthorn oil to create homemade essential oils for DIY aromatherapy treatments.

Ancient Healing Techniques for Better Living

Discover how to eat well and eat simply Use these natural healing tips for overall improved health.


Browse more great health and wellness content in the Mother Earth Living archives.

Spring Health Concerns


Spring's Healing Herbs
Discover the abundance of edible and medicinal herbs available this season.

Dandelion and Sassafras Tonics
Purify your blood with these plants.

Tips for Spring Allergy Relief
Find allergy relief this spring with these practical tips.


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Desk Yoga: Neck Stretch

Join Jessica Kellner, the Editor-in-Chief of Mother Earth Living magazine, for a few minutes of rest and relaxation as she guides you through an office-friendly yoga stretch.



Created by cooks who are cookbook collectors, The Old Farmer's Almanac Everyday Cookbook is the perfect kitchen companion, featuring more than 425 recipes tested and updated for today's healthful tastes and busy times. This new 352-page cookbook includes timeless hints and tips, illustrations, and full-color photographs.

“I want to tell you how much I enjoy my Everyday Cookbook. I tried yet another delicious recipe from it this weekend. I made the baked scallops, which is a very simple recipe with a delicious outcome. As my husband said, ‘Restaurant Quality.’”—Kathy Ann R.

Like the Almanac, the Everyday Cookbook promises to be new, useful and entertaining, every day.



For the tastiest home-cooked meals, you need amazing condiments. Homemade Condiments shows off classic and gourmet twists on your favorites, including:

  • Smoked Tomato Ketchup
  • Whiskey-Spiked Barbecue Sauce
  • Grainy Porter Mustard
  • Roasted Red Pepper Aioli
  • Sweet Pickle Relish
  • Rooster-Style Sauce
  • Roasted Garlic Olive Oil
  • Blue Cheese Dressing
  • Sweet Chili Sauce
  • Hot Fudge Sauce
Why reach for a preservative-filled jar from the store when Homemade Condiments shows how easy it is to make your own using fresh, flavorful, natural ingredients? Chop, stir and simmer your farmers market tomatoes, onions and habaneros down to a delicious, spicy ketchup perfect for topping your hot-out-of-the-oven sweet potato fries. Blend herbs from your garden with mustard seeds and vinegar for a spread that adds a tangy bite to your croque-monsieur.



Even beginners can make their own fermented foods! This guide includes in-depth instruction for making kimchi, sauerkraut, and pickles, and then offers more than 120 recipes, using those basic methods, for fermenting 64 different vegetables and herbs. You’ll discover how easy it is to make dozens of exciting dishes, including pickled Brussels sprouts, curried golden beets, carrot kraut, and pickled green coriander. The recipes are creative, delicious, and healthful, and many of them can be made in small batches … even just a single pint.