Tag Archives: all-natural

The best herbs for Lyme disease

In my journey with Lyme disease, I’ve discovered a ton of natural ways to treat Lyme, including by using herbs for Lyme disease! Herbs are a fantastic tool for wellness and recovery. They support the body’s natural processes instead of covering over symptoms, as many over-the-counter drugs do. They’re also gentle and generally can be used by anyone, even us

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Echinacea root and flower tincture

Echinacea is an herbaceous flowering plant that is more commonly known as the Coneflower. It’s a pretty plant to add to any landscape, but it’s far more useful than just being aesthetically pleasing! An echinacea tincture can be a gamechanger for colds and cases of flu- read on to find out how to make your own! This website contains affiliate

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How to make homemade almond milk

I used to loooove store-bought almond milk. So when I found out I had Lyme disease and was put on a diet that excluded cow milk I thought, hey, store-bought almond milk is great instead! Right? But soon I found out that store-bought nut milk is packed full of all sorts of nasties. It’s hardly made of almonds at all! The

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Blue light: what it is and why you need protection

Did you know that blue light could be one reason that your health isn’t the best it could be? Blue light protection is something all of us need in our modern, well-lit lives. Because, as it turns out, blue light isn’t all that good for us. The blue screen of death is aptly named. But what is blue light and

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The best homemade applesauce recipe (no sugar!)

Homemade applesauce is one of my favorite parts of fall. I love how it makes your whole house smell incredible while it’s cooking, and the health benefits are miraculous. Cozying up with a warm mug of homemade applesauce is something you don’t want to miss. Read on to find out how and why you should try making this homemade applesauce

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The best zero waste products to start reducing your trash

It seems like going zero waste, along with zero waste products, have become kinda in vogue recently. It’s fashionable to be zero waste, so a lot of people are jumping on the bandwagon without really understanding the movement and what it’s all about. And sometimes, that does more harm than good. We all have limited understanding. We’re all somewhere along

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Easy DIY pumpkin spice latte sugar scrub

Ahhh, fall. It’s a magical time of year. The air gets crisp, cute scarves and boots come back into vogue, and that rare, magical creature, the pumpkin spice latte, makes its first appearance. Pumpkin spice latte lovers of the world, rejoice! It smells so good you just want to rub your face in it! Oh wait, now you can? I

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The best deals on Amazon Prime Day for healthy living

Amazon Prime Day 2018 is over! We’ll have even more details here for you for next year’s sale. Make sure you’re signed up for Hopeful Holistic’s newsletter to keep you up-to-date on everything you need to know!  The bigger-than-Black-Friday event of the year is here! Amazon Prime Day starts NOW. It’s 36 hours of highly discounted bliss, and I’m excited

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How to use a menstrual cup to revolutionize your period

Have you heard of menstrual cups? They’re a fantastic invention that makes me very glad I live in this day and age. It revolutionized my period. What is a menstrual cup? A menstrual cup is a small silicone or rubber cup that replaces tampons. Instead of absorbing liquid, it sits tucked inside the vagina to catch your flow. You can’t

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Using a menstrual cup- FAQ and troubleshooting

Wondering how to use a menstrual cup? If you’re just starting out, make sure you’ve caught up on Part 1! That’s where I go over everything you need to know to get started- putting it in, washing your cup, and the (crazy awesome) benefits of using a menstrual cup! Part 2 will go over some common (and not so common)

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