Back to Basics: Homemade Soaps

Back to Basics: Homemade Soaps By: Kiersteni Clark             I have always loved hearing stories about my great-grandparents and their way of life in the mountains of Kentucky.  One antidote my grandmother and I were recently discussing was how my granny would make her own soap. She would grab...

Aromatherapy in the Hospice Setting

Aromatherapy in the Hospice Setting by: Barbara Vander Wagen In recent years aromatherapy has been partnered with various western medicine specialties as an effective and collaborative therapy.  One of these specialties is patients and their care givers in the palliative care and Hospice setting. So, how does it work, and...

Clay Poultice

Clay Poultice This clay poultice recipe is extracted from Herbal Healing for Children: A Parent’s Guide to Treatments for Common Childhood Illnesses, by Demetria Clark.  Poultices are an excellent first aid remedy for first aid, blemishes, and bites. Yield: Enough for 1 or 2 poultices. As the clay mixture...