Legends state the first geranium grew at the feet of where the Prophet Mohammed had hung his shirt to dry. The flower has been used in ancient times in solar spells and transformation. Geranium means gentility.
Legend states that when the foxglove bows its head, it means the faerie folk are out walking. It is considered lucky to have a foxglove growing from seed in your garden. Do not transplant it for it might mask a faerie home. Foxgloves are used in the medicine world to strengthen and stimulate your heart.
I couldn’t believe it when I heard that certain foods and drink harbor antifreeze! Don’t believe me? Then check the labels when you shop. An organic form of antifreeze is propylene glycol and is used as a thickener and a sweetener. It’s considered safe by the FDA, yet in Scandinavian countries things like Fireball Cinnamon…Read more »
As spring approaches and many of us go through stuff to be discarded, stop and reflect. While doing volunteer work, I found out that St. Vincent’s sticks things aside for the homeless. Don’t toss out your back packs. Apparently, this is a hot item for the homeless.
Migraines are caused by an oversensitive brain and genetic predisposition. Anyone can have a headache, but migraines are more painful and are usually on one side of the head. The symptoms vary from each person. They can include nausea, vomiting, dizziness, and sensitivity to light, smells, and touch. Some researchers have discovered that migraines also…Read more »
It happens to many of us. You open a cupboard or medicine cabinet and realize there are medications that are no longer used or have expired. If the medications are a year old or longer then they have lost their potency. How do you get rid of them safely? Here are a few tips: The…Read more »