The dandelion is one of the most hated weeds in America, but also the mostly widely used wild green in the world. Learn how this herb was used historically, how it can treat many ailments, such as liver diseases and eczema, and how to make a dandelion omelet.
Give yourself a little extra reason to treasure your time in the garden by perusing the gardening articles from our March/April 2013 issue. We teach you how to have your earliest spring garden, give you tips on reducing your gardening resources, show you an unexpected source of nutrition, and much more!
Natural Home editorial intern Kirsten Hudson reveals some alternative uses for this liquor.
Consider these three ideas before you kill the dandelions in your garden.
Think twice about ridding dandelions from your lawn; this herb has many health benefits.
Yard full of dandelions? Harvest and cook these weeds to enjoy their many health benefits.
Far from being weeds, spring's earliest greens are packed with nutrition and help detox the body.
Treat your skin with plants from your backyard!
Feeling plugged up? Relieve constipation with these natural laxatives and home remedies for constipation.
If you’re an herbie, then chances are you love tea. But did you know that your herbs also enjoy tea? Discover the benefits of compost tea and learn how to use it in your garden.
Uncover the ancient history of the vervain plant, a well-respected herb infamous for its medicinal uses all over the world.
Peppermint, one of the most widely known mints in North America, can be distilled to extract its essential oil. Use this oil to soothe indigestion, sore throats and much more.
Not only is aloe a low-maintenance plant to grow at home near a windowsill, it has a multitude of handy uses, from treating burned skin and sanitizing hands to aiding digestion.
A primer to using lavender essential oil to reduce stress, relax and get better sleep!
From a homemade furniture polish to a skin and hair conditioner, olive oil has many uses around the home. Just check out these 15 uses for olive oil!
For a natural cleanse, try detox herbs such as dandelion, milk thistle, turmeric and more.
Sugar is a staple in many households. Try these six uses for sugar for a new way to use this conventional sweetener.
Soaking in an Epsom salt bath can help your body easily absorb magnesium, helping to relieve stress, soothe sore muscles and detox your body.
Good for cleaning home and body, vinegar has many uses around the house, from cutting grease in the kitchen to softening hair and laundry.
Did you know that lemons can cut grease, brighten laundry and whiten fingernails? Discover these and many more uses for lemons!
Peruse our articles about healthy living from the July/August 2013 issue. In this issue we teach you how to enjoy your bountiful garden harvest all year; give you product recommendations to create a healthier, simpler, more self-sufficient home; show you simple solutions for quick breakfasts; discuss the basics of simple and affordable DIY body-care products; and much more!
Salt can soak up stains, clean pots and pans and exfoliate skin. Check out these and other uses for salt!
Good for cleaning home and body, baking soda has many uses, from absorbing odors to keeping hair shiny and carpet fresh.
Treasure the golden spice turmeric for its health-boosting properties, as well as its myriad other uses.