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Healing Fixers Mixers and Elixirs

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									                                       INDEX



A                                  for burns, 48                 Apple Astringent, 307
Aaahhh Aftershave, 344             for canker sores, 51          Apples
ABCD test, 261                     for child care, 286             for facial care, 306, 307
Abdominal pain, 101, 140,          for sunburn, 243                for bad breath, 262
 177                             Anaphylaxis, 4                    for fatigue, 113
Ache-No-More Foot                Anemia, 7–8                       for gingivitis, 143
 Formula, 130                    Angelica, 159, 251                for joint pain, 189
Aches and Pains Potion, 178      Angostura® bitters, 124           for muscle aches, 181
Aching Muscle Magic, 179         Anise and aniseeds, 122, 161      for tooth care, 250
Acid reflux disease, 2–3, 163    Aniseed Syrup, 77               Apricots, hives from, 158
Acne, 254–258                    Ankle wobbles, 134              Arnica
Acupressure, 237                 Anti-Aging Lotion, 259            for arthritis, 16
ADD, 39, 42                      Anti-Allergy Juice, 4             caution, 16
Aftershave recipes, 344–347      Anti-Alligator-Skin Fix, 295      for foot care, 138, 139
Age spots, 259–261               Anti-Arthritis Clover Tea, 14     for muscle aches, 178, 183
Alcohol (rubbing alcohol), 36,   Antibiotic side effects, 216    Aromatherapy, 91, 93, 128
 272                             Antibiotic soaps, 344           Arterial plaque prevention,
Alcoholic beverages              Anti-cellulite creams, 283       55
  for acne, 256                  Anti-Cellulite Wrap, 281        Arthritis, 14–21
  Apple and Wine Mask, 306       Anti-Fog Formula, 38              Anti-Arthritis Clover Tea
  for colds, 60, 67              Anti-fungal remedies. See           for, 14
  for coughs, 76                  Fungal infections                arnica for, 16
  diarrhea and, 96               Anti-inflammatory drugs, 14       Arthritis Hand Pain
  for facial care, 320           Anti-Migraine Tea, 145              Remedy for, 15
  Garlic-and-Brandy Blood        Antioxidant-Activity              cabbage leaves for, 15
    Pressure Tamer, 152           Enhancer, 106                    capsaicin for, 21
Alfalfa, 173, 272                Antioxidants, 40, 241             coffee and, 16
Alfalfa Axes Aches, 180          Anti-Retention Wrap, 34           cold and heat for, 19
Allergies, 4–6, 206, 286         Anti-Stress Spray, 230            doctor needed for, 14
All Eyes on You, 303             Antiviral drugs, 219              echinacea for, 16
All-Faces Mask, 294              Anxiety, 9–13                     egg lotion for, 17
All-Purpose Cough Syrup, 76      Appalachian cold remedies,        exercise for, 14
Almond Face Cleanser, 305         69                               fruit for, 15, 18
Almonds, 256, 308                Appetite-Control Formula,         green tea for, 18
Aloe vera                         128                              Healing Ginger Tea for, 16
  for athlete’s foot, 26         Apple and Wine Mask, 306          Herbal Aspirin for, 17


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Arthritis (continued)             Baby powder, 346                   Luxurious Bath Oil, 116
  hydration and, 19               Baby wipes, 156, 288               oatmeal bath, 169
  vs. intermittent claudica-      Back-in-Balance Bath, 182          Rekindle Your Fire Bath, 89
    tion, 54                      Back pain, 28–31                   Soothing Soaker, 237
  magnets for, 20                 Bad Back Easer, 28                 Soothing Sunburn Bath,
  Marvelous Mustard Rub           Bad breath, 262–266                 244
    for, 18                       Baking soda                        Triple-Treat Bath Blend,
  medication for, 14, 20            for body odor, 274                238
  overweight and, 17                for canker sores, 51             Tub Time Tonic, 31
  pen grip for, 17                  for corns and calluses, 290      Ultimate Back Bath, 30
  Power-Packed Pain                 for facial care, 309             Ultra-Simple Stress
    Reliever for, 19                for gingivitis, 143               Soother, 239
  Raisin Relief for, 20             for itches, 170               Bath Salts, Over Easy, 231
  sassafras for, 18                 for psoriasis, 298            Baths and showers
  shoes and, 20                     for shaving, 346                 beer baths, 231
  visualization for, 21             for shingles, 219                dry skin and, 294, 301
  Wild Yam Arthritis Tamer          for sunburn, 245                 for infants, 287
    for, 21                         for tooth care, 266              oatmeal baths, 169, 219,
Arthritis Hand Pain Remedy,       Bananas, 132, 152, 310, 311         245
 15                               Barley, 97                         shaving and, 345
Artichokes, 35, 119, 175          Barley, Bet on, 198             Bathtub Cookies, 285
Asparagus, 35, 175                Basil, 119, 350                 Bay-Rum Aftershave, 345
Aspirin                           Bath Cure-All, 183              Beach walking, 138, 280, 290
  caution, 214                    Bath oil, 296, 342              Beans, 113
  for headaches, 148              Bath recipes                    Bearberry, 94
  Herbal Aspirin, 17                Baby Bath Formula, 284        Be Calm Spritzer, 232
  hives from, 158                   Back-in-Balance Bath, 182     Bee Balm Tea, 119
  for sciatica, 214                 Bath Cure-All, 183            Beef, 154
  for shingles, 218                 Bath Salts, Over Easy, 231    Bee pollen, 6
  for sunburn, 244                  Bathtub Cookies, 285          Beer baths, 231
Asthma, 22–24                       Blah-Bustin’ Bubble Bath,     Bees, avoiding, 166
Atherosclerosis, 53                   108                         Beets, 308
Athlete’s foot, 25–27, 137, 277     Bring on the Bubbles Mix,     Belly massage, 72
Athlete’s Foot Fighter, 25            233                         Benadryl, 4
Athlete’s Foot Remedy, 26           calming bath, 232             Benzocaine lozenges, 229
Attention deficit disorder          Easy Energizing Bath, 110     Bergamot, 263
 (ADD), 39, 42                      Enjoyable Herbal Bath, 205    Berries, 53, 158. See also
Avocados and avocado oil,           Foaming Bath Crystals,         specific types
 113, 311, 312, 327                   234                         Berry Good Facial Mask, 296
Ayurvedic Elixir, 159               Fragrant Bath Crystals, 85    Berry Good Tonic, 184
                                    Happy Times Bubble Bath,      Berry Nice Tea, 160
B                                     86                          Beta-carotene, 106, 171
Baby Bath Formula, 284              Jet Lag Dip, 223              Bet on Barley, 198
Baby oil, 338, 347                  Lavender Bath Blend, 190      Bilberry Brew, 94


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Bilberry tincture, 94               Cream Deodorant for, 272        exercise for, 41, 42
Birch bark, 349                     deodorants and, 275             fish for, 43
Black cohosh, 174                   diet and eating habits and,     foot rub for, 41
Blackheads                            270, 271, 272, 276, 278       Good-for-You Trail Mix
   Blackheads Be Gone Facial        doctor needed for, 270,           for, 43
     Paste, 255                       276                           olive oil for, 43
   honey for, 311, 319              Dust-Well Dusting Powder        work methods and, 38
   lemon for, 316                     for, 273                    Brain-Power Balls, 42
   oats for, 321                    fennel for, 273               Bran, 108
Blackheads Be Gone Facial           Flower Powder for, 274        BRAT diet, 96
 Paste, 255                         foot odor, 271, 274, 277      Breathing exercises
Blackstrap molasses, 8              hydration for, 271              for anxiety, 13
Black tea                           Inside-Out Cleaner for,         for asthma, 22, 24
   for canker sores, 50               275                           for heartburn, 151
   for eye bags, 303                Odor-Killing Herbal Swipe       for lung health, 172
   hives from, 158                    for, 276                      for muscle aches, 187
   indigestion and, 159             pumpkin seeds for, 274        Breathing problems, 4, 22
   for stroke prevention, 241       rubbing alcohol for, 272      Brewer’s yeast, 318
Bladder problems, 32–33             Sage Spritz for, 277          Brighten ’Em Up!, 304
Blah-Bustin’ Bubble Bath, 108       sage tea for, 276             Bring on the Bubbles Mix,
Bleach, 137                         Spray Deodorant for, 278       233
Blessed thistle, 83                 sweating for, 277             Bronchitis, 44–45
Blisters, 267–269                   yogurt for, 274               Brushing techniques
Bloat-Busting Tonic, 35           Bombastic Bubble Solution,        for hair, 293
Bloating, 34–35, 174, 175          286                              for skin, 282, 302
Blocked ears, 36–37               Bone Soup, 203                  Bug-Bite Liniment, 165
Blood clot prevention, 55         Boric acid, 37                  Bunion Buster, 279
Blood Pressure Tamer,             Boron, 15, 183, 189             Bunions, 279–280
 Garlic-and-Brandy, 152           Bottle openers, 343             Bunion-Soothing Footbath,
Blood sugar levels, 40, 94. See   Bowel movements, 74, 157         280
 also Diabetes                    Brain Booster, 40               Burdock, 84
Blueberries, 40                   Brain Brew, 41                  Burn-Cooling Brew, 46
Blueberry Breeze, 39              Brain function, 38–43           Burnout, 93
Blues-Beating Tonic, 83             ADD, 39, 42                   Burns, 46–48
Bluing, 335                         Anti-Fog Formula for, 38      Burping technique, 161
Body-Boosting Brew, 207             blood sugar levels and, 40    Buttermilk, 256, 298, 309
Body odor, 270–278                  Blueberry Breeze for, 39      B vitamins, 55, 88, 108, 239
   alfalfa for, 272                 Brain Booster for, 40
   baking soda for, 274             Brain Brew for, 41            C
   Calendula Cream for, 270         Brain-Power Balls for, 42     Cabbage leaves, 15
   Chlorophyll Cleansing            chewing gum for, 41           Caffeine. See also Coffee
     Tonic for, 271                 diet and eating habits for,     anxiety and, 9
   clothing and, 275                  39, 40                        caution, 214
   coffee and, 273                  doctor needed for, 43           diarrhea and, 96


                                                                               INDEX      355
Caffeine (continued)             for hair care, 327             Citrusy Smooth Face Cream,
  for headaches, 148             Red Pepper Mouthwash,           308
  postnasal drip and, 210          264                          Classic Anti-Corn-and-Callus
  for sciatica, 214            Cedar Soother, 47                 Concoction, 289
Calamine lotion, 219           Cellulite, 281–283               Clean and Soft Facial Scrub,
Calcium, 177, 248              Cent-Sible Stomach Settler,       256
Calendula                       120                             Clothing, as remedy, 160,
  for burns, 46                Cereals, high-fiber, 100          165, 173, 275
  Calendula Cream, 270         Cereal Scrubber, 297             Clover Tea, Anti-Arthritis, 14
  for canker sores, 50         Chamomile                        Cloves, 77, 247
  for facial care, 305, 307      caution, 10                    Club soda, 332
  for foot care, 139             Chamomile Cure, 208            Clutter, in bedroom, 222
  for sore throat, 228           for foot care, 139             Coffee. See also Caffeine
  for sunburn, 246               Gratitude Tea, 10                arthritis and, 16
  for vaginal dryness, 103       for stress, 232, 235             for bloating, 34
Calendula Cream, 270           Chamomile Cure, 208                body odor and, 273
Calf-Pain Reliever, 185        Chapped lips, 336                  for cellulite, 281
Canker Sore Counterattack,     Chard, 106                         for hair care, 330
 49                            Cherries, 18                       indigestion and, 159
Canker sores, 49–51            Chest pain, 150                  Cognitive therapy, 10
Cantaloupe, 106                Chewing gum, 41, 96, 142,        Cola, 159, 197
Capsaicin, 21, 220              164                             Cold Cream, Homemade, 313
Capsule Cure, 242              Chicken soup, 45, 68             Cold (and Vampire!)
Caraway Cramping Cure,         Chickweed Salve, 168              Repellent, 57
 175                           Chicory, 203                     Colds, 56–69
Caraway seed, 119, 122         Child care, 284–288                vs. allergies, 5
Carbohydrates, 113, 114        Chilling Spray, 109                Appalachian remedies for,
Carbonated beverages, 121      Chlorophyll, 264, 271, 276           69
Carminative herbs and seeds,   Chlorophyll Cleansing Tonic,       avoiding, 59, 66
 119                            271                               chicken soup for, 68
Carrot-Combo Cure, 105         Chocolate, 128, 233                Cold (and Vampire!)
Carrots                        Chocolate Lip Balm, 336              Repellent for, 57
  carrot neck wrap, 58, 229    Cholesterol levels, 54             Crooner’s Delight for, 58
  for eye health, 106          Cholesterol medication, 181        dairy products and, 64
  for facial care, 310, 317    Cinnamon, 61, 124                  doctor needed for, 56
  for hair care, 326           Cinnamon Stick Tea, 22             Echinacea Tincture for, 59
Cast-iron cookware, 7          Cinnamon Tea, 95                   Essential Oil Solution for,
Castor oil, 120, 194, 298,     Circulation, 52–55, 341              60
 342                           Circulation-Boosting               foot rub for, 63
Catnip, 82, 222                 Solution, 52                      garlic for, 58, 59, 61
Cauliflower, 115               Circulation Enhancer, 53           Ginger-Cinnamon Tea for,
Cayenne pepper                 Citrate magnesia, 71                 61
  for cellulite, 283           Citrus fruit, 23, 96. See also     ginger for, 63
  for colds, 61, 69             specific fruits                   Herbal-Oil Rub for, 63


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  Herb Steamer for, 62             for pinkeye, 207                 Sweet ’n’ Spicy Cough
  horseradish for, 69            Cold weather, 23                    Syrup for, 82
  Hot-Mustard Plaster for,       Colic Remedy, 287                  thyme for, 81
    64                           Comfrey, 139, 267                  vegetable juice for, 78
  hot pepper for, 61             Comfrey Comfort Rub, 186           vitamins for, 81
  hot toddies for, 60, 67        Condom use, 217                    wine for, 76
  humor for, 57                  Congestion. See Colds            Country mallow, 243
  hydration and, 62, 66          Conjunctivitis, 207–208          Cramp bark, 181, 185
  Immune System Stimulant        Constipation, 70–74              Cranberry Cure, 157
    for, 65                      Contrast therapy, 62, 74, 189,   Cranberry juice, 49, 157
  Minty Tea for, 66               347                             Cream Deodorant, 272
  Natural Nasal Balm for, 67     Cool-Aid for Burns, 243          Crooner’s Delight, 58
  neck wraps and com-            CoQ10, 193                       Crying, as remedy, 237
    presses for, 58, 62          Coriander seeds, 122             Cucumber and Honey
  nose blowing in, 67            Cornmeal, 306, 322                Cleanser, 309
  Old-Time Mustard Plaster       Corns and calluses, 289–290      Cucumbers
    for, 68                      Corn Silk Tea, 211                 for bloating, 34
  onions for, 63                 Cornstarch, 168, 267, 285          for facial care, 307, 309
  red sage for, 56               Coughs, 75–82                      for foot care, 130
  Royal Decongestant for, 56       All-Purpose Cough Syrup          for lip care, 336
  sage for, 57                       for, 76                        for sunburn, 244
  slippery elm for, 58             Aniseed Syrup for, 77          Cysts, on eyes, 107
  spices for, 64                   catnip for, 82
  steam treatments for, 60,        causes of, 75                  D
    61, 62                         clove for, 77                  Dairy products. See also Milk
  Stuffy Nose Spritzer for, 69     covering mouth and, 80           bronchitis and, 44
  thyme for, 58                    doctor needed for, 76            colds and, 64
  in toddlers, 284                 fruit juice and, 77              diarrhea and, 96
  vitamins for, 65                 Healin’ Honey for, 78            for tooth care, 248
  zinc for, 66                     Honey of a Cure for, 75        Dancing, as remedy, 41
Cold sores, 337                    Horehound Candy for, 79        Dandelion
Cold treatments. See also          Hound Away Cough Syrup           for bloating, 34
 Contrast therapy                    for, 80                        cautions, 35, 70
  for arthritis, 19                hydration for, 78                for constipation, 70
  for back pain, 31                lemons for, 76                   Dandy Dandelion Tea, 7
  for blisters, 268                medication for, 62, 82           for depression, 84
  for burns, 47                    mustard for, 80                  for gallstones, 140
  for fever, 126                   Old-Time Cough Stopper           for warts, 350
  for genital herpes, 216            for, 81                      Dandruff, 291–293
  for hemorrhoids, 157             poultices for, 75              Dandy Dandelion Tea, 7
  Homemade Ice Pack, 188           radish syrup for, 79           Dates, 109
  for itches, 169                  relaxation for, 77             Dawn simulators, 92
  for muscle aches, 192            sleep position for, 79         Decongestant, Royal, 56
  for nosebleeds, 202              slippery elm for, 65           Dehydration. See Hydration


                                                                                INDEX      357
Delegation, as remedy, 111         vitamins for, 88, 90            Doctors. See specific condi-
Denture care, 247                Diabetes, 9, 27, 94–95, 341.       tion, disease, or symptom
Denture Pain Rinse, Douse         See also Blood sugar levels      Doughnut cushions, 156
 the, 247                        Diarrhea, 96–99                   Douse the Denture Pain
Deodorants, 272, 275, 278        Diet and eating habits. See        Rinse, 247
Depression, 83–93                 also specific foods              Dream Spirits Pillow, 221
  aromatherapy for, 91, 93         for bad breath, 264             Dreamy Dream Maker, 222
  blessed thistle for, 83          body odor and, 270, 271,        Dried fruit. See Fruit and
  Blues-Beating Tonic for, 83        272, 276, 278                  dried fruit
  burdock for, 84                  for brain function, 39, 40      Drinking straws, 121
  burnout and, 93                  for bronchitis, 44              Drip-Stopper Tonic, 209
  dandelion for, 84                for cellulite, 281              Dry, Cracked Feet Fixer, 132
  doctor needed for, 84, 87        for constipation, 72            Dryer sheets, 334
  exercise for, 85, 90             for diabetes, 95                Dry skin, 294–302
  fish for, 86                     for diverticulitis, 100–101        All-Faces Mask for, 294
  flaxseed oil for, 93             for fatigue, 116                   Anti-Alligator-Skin Fix for,
  Flower-Full Tea for, 84          for flatulence, 121, 123            295
  Fragrant Bath Crystals for,      for flu, 127                       bathing and, 294, 301
    85                             food cravings, 128–129             bath oil for, 296
  friends as remedy for, 92        for hair care, 329                 Berry Good Facial Mask
  Happy Times Bubble Bath          headaches and, 148                  for, 296
    for, 86                        heartburn and, 149                 brushing for, 302
  heart health and, 153            for heart health, 154              buttermilk for, 298
  Herbal Cheer Tea for, 87         hives from, 158                    causes of, 302
  Lifting Lemon Balm Sauce         indigestion and, 164               Cereal Scrubber for, 297
    for, 88                        for lip care, 338                  coconut oil for, 301
  massage for, 91                  menopause and, 174                 doctor needed for, 297
  mood-lifting activities for,     for menstrual conditions,          glycerin for, 296
    83                               176                              Heavenly-Scent Healer for,
  physical causes of, 86           for muscle aches, 192, 193          298
  Rekindle Your Fire Bath          for nail care, 343                 Herbal Steamer for, 299
    for, 89                        for nausea, 199                    How Sweet It Is Moisture
  Restore the Roar for, 90         shingles and, 218                   Mask for, 300
  SAD, 92, 93                      for STIs, 217                      hydration for, 295
  St. John’s wort for, 83          for sunburn, 246                   massage for, 294, 295
  Smell the Roses Room             for tooth care, 248                Oatmeal Scrub for, 301
    Spray for, 91                Dill seed, 119, 122, 198, 266        oats for, 301
  Soothing Tea for, 92           Dilly of a Deal for Your Nails,      omega-3 fatty acids for,
  Take a Whiff Air Freshener      339                                  294
    for, 93                      Dilly of a Diarrhea Remedy,          psoriasis, 298
  talking about, 87               96                                  rosehip oil for, 299
  tryptophan for, 88             Dissolve and Conquer, 140            Satiny-Smooth Solution
  vacations and, 85, 89          Diverticulitis, 100–101               for, 302
  vinegar for, 89                Diverticulitis Diverter, 100         sesame oil for, 297


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  shea butter for, 300, 301      Enjoyable Herbal Bath, 205        for stress, 231
  soap for, 297                  Epinephrine, 4                    for stroke prevention, 240
  vitamins for, 300              Epsom salts. See also Salt     Exotic Herbal Elixir, 146
Dry vagina, 102–103                for facial care, 314, 324    Extinguish That Itch!, 169
Dust masks, 5                      for foot care, 132, 136      Extra-Gentle Aftershave, 346
Dust mites, 6                      for hair care, 330           Eye bags, 303–304
Dust-Well Dusting Powder,          for psoriasis, 298           Eye health, 106–107. See also
 273                             Erectile dysfunction,           Pinkeye
                                  104–105                       Eye-makeup remover, 303,
E                                Essential fatty acids. See      311, 313, 321
Earache Reliever, Great           Omega-3 fatty acids           Eye movement desensitiza-
 Garlic, 37                      Essential oils, 63, 128. See    tion and reprocessing
Ear-Clearin’ “Sushi” Solution,    also specific herbs            (EMDR), 239
 36                              Essential Oil Solution, 60     Eyestrain, 107
Ears, blocked or painful,        Eucalyptus, 75, 125
 36–37                           Evaporated milk, 311, 312.     F
Ease the Pain Oil, 213            See also Milk                 Fabric softener, 328
Easy Callus Remover, 290         Evening primrose oil, 146,     Fabulous Face Freshener, 311
Easy Energizing Bath, 110         255                           Face masks, 5
Eating habits. See Diet and      Exercise                       Facial care, 305–325. See also
 eating habits                     for ADD, 42                   Acne; Wrinkles
Echinacea                          for anxiety, 13                Almond Face Cleanser for,
  for arthritis, 16                for arthritis, 14                305
  cautions, 16, 49                 for asthma, 22                 Apple and Wine Mask for,
Echinacea Tincture, 59             for bladder leakage, 33          306
Edamame, 173                       for brain function, 41         Apple Astringent for, 307
Edema, 35                          for cellulite, 281             blackheads, 255, 311, 316,
Egg It On Skin Softener, 310       for circulation, 55              319, 321
Eggs                               for constipation, 73           Citrusy Smooth Face
  for arthritis, 17                for depression, 85, 90           Cream for, 308
  Egg It On Skin Softener,         erectile dysfunction and,      cleansers for, 305, 306, 307,
    310                              105                            308, 309, 315, 317, 318,
  for eye cysts, 107               for fatigue, 110                 321, 323, 324, 325
  for facial care, 308, 320        for feet, 135                  Cucumber and Honey
  for hair care, 327, 329          for flatulence, 121              Cleanser for, 309
  for nail care, 343               gallstone risk and, 141        Egg It On Skin Softener
Elderberry root, 157               for headaches, 146               for, 310
Elderflowers, 261                  for menopause symptoms,        exfoliators for, 314, 316,
Electric razors, 345, 346            174                            322
Electrolyte Recharger, 111         for menstrual conditions,      Fabulous Face Freshener
Electrolytes, 109, 181               175, 176                       for, 311
EMDR, 239                          muscle aches from, 179,        facial bleach for, 322
Energizing Bath, Easy, 110           189, 191                     Facial Power Mask for, 312
Energizing Elixir, 112             for osteoporosis, 203, 204     herbal tonics for, 314, 325


                                                                              INDEX     359
Facial care (continued)          Fatigue, 108–118                   for bad breath, 266
  Homemade Cold Cream              Blah-Bustin’ Bubble Bath         for body odor, 273
    for, 313                         for, 108                       for eye bags, 304
  Honey of a Facial for, 314       bran for, 108                    for flatulence, 119, 122
  Lemon Face Cream for,            Chilling Spray for, 109       Feverfew, 145, 166
    316                            conserving strength and,      Fevers, 126
  masks and facials for, 307,        117                         Fiber, 95, 100–101
    310, 312, 315, 319, 322        dates for, 109                Fibromyalgia, 190
  for mature skin, 325             delegation for, 111           Fight the Flakes Formula,
  moisturizers for, 306, 308,      diet and eating habits for,    291
    312, 319, 320, 324               113, 114, 115, 116          Film canisters, 337
  Molasses Face Mask for,          doctor needed for, 108        Fish and fish oil. See also
    317                            Easy Energizing Bath for,      Omega-3 fatty acids;
  Nutty Facial Scrub for, 318        110                          Shellfish
  In from the Outdoors             Electrolyte Recharger for,       for anxiety, 10
    Refreshing Facial for, 315       111                            for brain function, 43
  pore treatments, 308, 313        Energizing Elixir for, 112       for depression, 86
  professional facials, 324        exercise for, 110                diarrhea and, 97
  Say “Aah!” Mask for, 319         Fatigue Fighter for, 113         for itches, 169
  scar treatment, 323              Get Up ’n’ Go Tonic for,         for muscle aches, 193
  Sea Salt Shower Scrub for,         114                            for osteoporosis, 203
    320                            ginseng for, 118              Flatulence, 119–124
  skin refreshers for, 310,        Gin-Zing Tea for, 115            Angostura® bitters for, 124
    311, 320                       lavender for, 112                artichokes for, 119
  skin softeners for, 317          Luxurious Bath Oil for,          Bee Balm Tea for, 119
  Strawberry Facial for, 321         116                            beverages and, 121
  Super Skin Smoothie for,         oat straw for, 117               castor oil pack for, 120
    322                            peppermint for, 118              Cent-Sible Stomach Settler
  Sweet-and-Sour Scrub for,        phone calls and, 111               for, 120
    323                            recreation for, 114              doctor needed for, 122
  testing products for, 260        relaxation for, 115              eating habits and, 121, 123
  toners and astringents,          shopping as remedy for,          exercise for, 121
    306, 313, 318, 320               109                            Fumigation Tonic for, 121
  Tutti-Frutti Facial for, 324     sleep for, 110                   Gas-Away Tea for, 122
  Violet Cleansing Milk for,       sports drinks for, 109           Gas Turn-Off Tea for, 123
    325                            Sports Rehydrator for, 117       Good-Bye, Gas Massage
  winter skin treatments for,      Super Spring Tonic for,            Oil for, 124
    314                              118                            herbs and spices for, 119,
Fantastic Face Food, 351           to-do lists and, 116               122, 124
Farewell, Cellulite Massage        vinegar for, 112                 lemon for, 123
 Oil, 282                        Fatigue Fighter, 113               pineapple for, 123
Fat, dietary, 3, 43, 104, 123.   Fear, anxiety and, 11              vegetables and, 120
 See also Omega-3 fatty acids    Fennel and fennel seed             yogurt for, 124
Fat Burner, Red-Hot, 129           for acne, 256                 Flavored Lip Gloss, 337


360  I N D E X
Flaxseed and flaxseed oil, 93.      Herbal Foot Massage for,       Fruit juice, 77
 See also Omega-3 fatty acids         136                          Fruity Fix-Up, 326
Flee, Flu Formula, 125              herbs for, 139                 Fruity Foot Reviver, 135
Flower Factor, 103                  ingrown toenails, 136, 139     Fumigation Tonic, 121
Flower-Full Tea, 84                 lime juice for, 130            Fungal infections. See also
Flower Powder, 274                  massage for, 134                Athlete’s foot
Flower-Power Rinse, 50              menthol for, 138                 cornstarch caution, 168
Flower Spritz, 176                  plantar warts, 349               on feet, 131
Flu, 125–127                        salt rub for, 132                on nails, 341, 342
Flu Fighter, Spicy, 127             salt water for, 138              Natural Nail-Fungus
Fluid retention, 34–35              shoes and, 133, 135               Fighter, 342
Flu shots, 126                      Sock It to Germs for, 137
Flu Stopper, Heirloom, 126          socks and, 132, 134            G
Foaming Bath Crystals, 234          splinter removal, 130          Gallstones, 140–141
Folliculitis, 344                   sweaty feet, 137               Gargles
Food cravings, 128–129              Tea for Toes for, 138            for bad breath, 262
Foot and Leg Refresher, 133         Tired Tootsie Soother for,       for colds, 56
Footbaths                             139                            for gingivitis, 143
   for anxiety, 9                   Treat for Sweaty Feet for,       for sore throat, 226, 227,
   for athlete’s foot, 27             131                              228
   Bunion-Soothing Footbath,     Foot odor, 271, 274, 277          Garlic
    280                          Foot rubs, 41, 63, 118, 127         for acne, 258
   cautions, 9, 27, 137          Foot Soother and Smoother,          for bronchitis, 45
   for ingrown toenails, 136      134                                caution, 127
Foot care, 130–139. See also     Four-Alarm Fire Reducer, 226        for circulation, 53, 54
 Athlete’s foot; Blisters;       Fragrant Bath Crystals, 85          for colds, 57, 58, 59, 61, 64
 Bunions; Corns and calluses     French pine bark extract, 142       for diarrhea, 99
   Ache-No-More Foot             Fresh and Fruity Smoothie,          for flu, 127
    Formula for, 130              240                                Garlic-and-Brandy Blood
   anti-fungal remedies, 131     Friction-reducing gel, 269            Pressure Tamer, 152
   arnica for, 138               Friends, as remedy, 92, 233         Get-Lost Garlic Mash, 348
   bananas for, 132              Fruit and dried fruit. See also     Great Garlic Earache
   chafed feet, 134               specific fruits                      Reliever, 37
   cucumbers for, 130               for anemia, 7                    for stroke prevention, 241
   Dry, Cracked Feet Fixer          for arthritis, 15                Toes-ty Garlic Soak, 27
    for, 132                        for asthma, 23                 Garlic-and-Brandy Blood
   elevating feet for, 133          for bad breath, 264             Pressure Tamer, 152
   exercise for, 135                for brain function, 40         Gas, trapped, 161. See also
   Foot and Leg Refresher for,      for food cravings, 129          Flatulence
    133                             Fruity Fix-Up, 326             Gas-Away Tea, 122
   Foot Soother and                 Fruity Foot Reviver, 135       Gas Turn-Off Tea, 123
    Smoother for, 134               hives from, 158                Gatorade®. See Sports drinks
   Fruity Foot Reviver for,         for muscle aches or            Gelatin, 313, 339
    135                               cramps, 192                  Gender differences, 195, 254


                                                                                 INDEX      361
Genital herpes, 216            Green clay, 271, 315              for oily hair, 326, 330, 332
Germ-spreading, avoiding       Green tea                         for overprocessed hair, 334
  colds, 59, 66                  for arthritis, 18               static control for, 334
  flu, 125                       caution, 249                    stress and, 236
  pinkeye, 208                   for facial care, 320            styling products for, 291,
  warts, 348, 350                for sunburn, 246                 328
Get-a-Move-On Mix, 70            for tooth care, 249             Thickening Conditioner
Get Going—Gingerly, 101        Guardian Angel Elixir, 251         for, 335
Get-Lost Garlic Mash, 348      Guavas, 154                       for thinning hair, 327, 331
Get Up ’n’ Go Tonic, 114       Guided imagery, 223             Hair’s to Bananas Hair
Gillyflower Syrup, 147                                          Cream, 327
Ginger                         H                               Hair-Taming Treatment, 328
  for colds, 63                Hair care, 326–335              Halitosis. See Bad breath
  for flatulence, 122            bang trimming, 335            Halitosis Helper, 262
  Get Going-Gingerly, 101        for chlorine-damaged hair,    Hand washing, 59
  Ginger-Cinnamon Tea, 61         332                          Hangnails, 342
  Ginger to the Rescue, 161      coloring or highlighting,     Happy Hour for Skin
  Healing Ginger Tea, 16          330, 331, 333, 334, 335       Freshener, 257
  for indigestion, 162           conditioners for, 328, 329    Happy Times Bubble Bath, 86
  for nausea, 200                conditioning shampoos         Hawthorn berries, 153, 184
Ginger-Cinnamon Tea, 61           and, 326                     Hay fever, 6
Ginger to the Rescue, 161        dandruff remedies,            Headaches, 145–148
Gingivitis, 142–144               291–293, 331                 Headache Tea, 148
Ginkgo, 35, 40, 41, 106          diet and eating habits for,   Healing Ginger Tea, 16
Ginkgo Tea, 104                   329                          Healin’ Honey, 78
Ginseng, 104, 118, 174           for dry hair, 327, 328        Healthy Hair Herbals, 329
Gin-Zing Tea, 115                dry shampoo for, 333          Heart attack symptoms, 140,
Give Heartburn the Slip, 149     Fruity Fix-Up for, 326         153, 199
Gladder Bladder Tonic, 32        hair dryers and, 292          Heartburn, 149–151
Gloves, 287, 341                 Hair’s to Bananas Hair        Heartburn-Relief Remedy,
Glycerin, 296                     Cream for, 327                150
Goldenseal, 144, 255             Hair-Taming Treatment         Heart health, 152–154
Goldenseal Canker Sore            for, 328                     Heat cramps or exhaustion,
 Relief, 51                      Healthy Hair Herbals for,      109, 193
Goldenseal Gargle, 143            329                          Heat treatments. See also
Good-Bye, Gas Massage Oil,       Heirloom Hair Lightener        Contrast therapy
 124                              for, 330                       for arthritis, 19
Good-for-You Trail Mix, 43       Lemon-Fresh Hair Spray          back pain caution, 31
Grapefruit, 154                   for, 331                       for muscle aches, 189
Grapefruit seed extract, 341     Longer Locks Shampoo            for sore throat, 227
Grapes, 158, 197, 352             for, 332                     Heavenly-Scent Healer, 298
Gratitude Tea, 10                More Color for More Fun       Heirloom Flu Stopper, 126
Great Garlic Earache              for, 333                     Heirloom Hair Lightener,
 Reliever, 37                    Noggin Massage for, 334        330


362  I N D E X
Hemorrhoid-Healing Tonic,      Horseradish, 64, 69, 155, 171   Ice Pack, Homemade, 188
 155                           Hot flashes, 173–174            Ichthyosis, 297
Hemorrhoid Helper, 156         Hot Flash Tonic, 173            Immune system, 57
Hemorrhoids, 155–157           Hot Herbal-Tea Toddy, 29        Immune System Stimulant,
Hepatitis B, 217               Hot-Mustard Plaster, 64          65
Herbal Aspirin, 17             Hot-pepper ointment, 220        Immune System
Herbal Cheer Tea, 87           Hot-pepper sauce, 61             Strengthener, 217
Herbal Elixir, Exotic, 146     Hot toddies, 29, 60, 67         Indigestion, 159–164
Herbal Foot Massage, 136       Hound Away Cough Syrup,            angelica for, 159
Herbal Healer, 187              80                                aniseed for, 161
Herbal Leg Wraps, 54           How Sweet It Is Moisture           Ayurvedic Elixir for, 159
Herbal-Oil Rub, 63              Mask, 300                         Berry Nice Tea for, 160
Herbal Peri Wash, 215          Hugs, as remedy, 237               chewing gum for, 164
Herbal Steamer, 299            Humidifiers, 168, 210              clothing and, 160
Herbal teas, 11, 45, 87. See   Humor, as remedy, 57               coffee and, 159
 also specific herbs           Hurry the Healing Paste, 267       eating habits and, 164
Herb Steamer, 62               Hydration                          ginger for, 162
Herpes Helper, 216               for arthritis, 19                Ginger to the Rescue for,
High-fructose corn syrup, 95     for bad breath, 266                161
Hives, 158                       for body odor, 271               hydration for, 159
Homemade Baby Wipes, 288         for colds, 62, 66                lemon balm for, 163
Homemade Cold Cream, 313         for constipation, 70             marshmallow root for, 163
Homemade Dandruff                for coughs, 78                   massage for, 163
 Shampoo, 292                    for dry skin, 295                parsley for, 162
Homemade Ice Pack, 188           fiber intake and, 100            sleeping positions for, 164
Homemade Toothpaste, 248         for flu, 125                     Terrific Tummy Tamer for,
Honey                            for gingivitis, 143                162
  for allergies, 6               for hemorrhoids, 157             vs. trapped gas, 161
  caution, 6                     Hydration Formula, 97            Tummy-Care Tea for, 163
  for colds, 69                  for indigestion, 159             Yummy Tummy Soup for,
  for coughs, 75                 for muscle aches, 182, 193         164
  Cucumber and Honey             for nausea, 198               Infection Fighter, 268
    Cleanser, 309                for postnasal drip, 209       In from the Outdoors
  for dry skin, 294              for sunburn, 242               Refreshing Facial, 315
  for facial care, 254, 308,     for vomiting, 251, 252        Ingrown hairs, 344, 347
    311, 314, 319, 322         Hydration Formula, 97           Ingrown toenails, 136, 139
  Healin’ Honey, 78            Hydrocortisone creams, 245      Insect bites and stings,
  for vaginal dryness, 102     Hydrogen peroxide, 143, 266,     165–167, 286
Honey of a Cleaner, 254         322                            Inside-Out Cleaner, 275
Honey of a Cure, 75            Hydropel®, 269                  Inside-Out Tea, 102
Honey of a Facial, 314                                         Insomnia, 221–225
Hops, 293                      I                               Instant Eye Relief, 107
Horehound Candy, 79            Ibuprofen, 205, 244             Intercourse, painful, 205–206
Horse chestnut, 52             Ice. See Cold treatments        Intermittent claudication, 54


                                                                            INDEX      363
Invincible Ivy Paste, 283        Lemon Face Cream, 316            M
Iron, dietary, 7                 Lemon-Fresh Hair Spray, 331      Macular degeneration,
Itches, 168–170                  Lemons and lemon juice            106–107
                                    for anemia, 8                 Magical Marigold Oil, 192
J                                   for bad breath, 264, 265      Magnesium, 113, 128, 177
Jet Lag Dip, 223                    for cellulite, 283            Magnet therapy, 20
Joint Remedy, 189                   for colds, 69                 Make Mine Minty Bath
                                    for corns and calluses, 289    Powder, 236
K                                   for coughs, 76                Makeup, as remedy, 259, 303
Kale, 106                           for dandruff, 292             Makeup remover, 312. See
Kaolectrolyte®, 251                 for facial care, 305, 316,     also Eye-makeup remover
Kava, 83, 146                        318                          Manly Tonic, 212
                                    for flatulence, 123           Margarine, 44
L                                   Lemon Face Cream, 316         Marigold, 131, 314
Ladders, for child safety, 288      Lemon-Fresh Hair Spray,       Marigold Oil, Magical, 192
Ladies’ Tonic, 177                   331                          Marshmallow root, 3, 98,
Lavender                            for nail care, 340             163
  for anxiety, 13                   for nausea, 198               Martial arts, 22, 42
  for burns, 47                     for sore throat, 226          Marvelous Mustard Rub, 18
  for fatigue, 112               Let’s Hear It for Hawthorn,      Massage
  for foot care, 139              153                               for bunions, 280
  for muscle aches, 190          Lettuce, 312                       for cellulite, 283
  for sunburn, 242               Licorice                           for constipation, 72
Lavender Bath Blend, 190            caution, 113                    for depression, 91
Laxatives, 71                       DGL form, 151                   for dry skin, 294, 295
Leapin’ Liniment!, 191              for heartburn, 150, 151         for foot care, 134
Leg cramps or pain. See also        for sore throat, 227            Herbal Foot Massage, 136
 Muscle aches, cramps,              for STIs, 216                   for indigestion, 163
 spasms                          Lifting Lemon Balm Sauce,          for menstrual conditions,
  bedding and, 191                88                                  176
  doctor needed for, 54          Limes and lime juice, 130          for muscle aches, 178
  garlic for, 54                 Lip balm or gloss, 336–339         for stress, 234
  stretching for, 184            Lip care, 299, 336–338           Mayonnaise, 315, 317, 324
  vegetables for, 181            Longer Locks Shampoo, 332        Meadow Mixer for Super
Lemon balm (Melissa)             Lovely Liniment, 241              Circulation, 55
  for cold sores, 337            Lovely Lung Rub, 171             Meadowsweet, 149, 199
  for indigestion, 163           Lung health, 45, 171–172. See    Meat, 44, 154
  Lemon Belly Balm, 235           also specific conditions or     Meat tenderizer, 167
  Lifting Lemon Balm Sauce,       diseases                        Medication. See NSAIDs;
   88                            Luscious Lip Gloss, 338           Pain relievers; Prescription
  for STIs, 216                  Lutein, 106                       drugs
  for stress, 235                Luxurious Bath Oil, 116          Melanoma, 261
Lemon Belly Balm, 235            Lycopene, 105, 154, 211          Melissa. See Lemon balm
Lemon drops, 265                 Lysine, 218                      Menopause, 173–174


364  I N D E X
Menopause-Relief Capsules,       Muscle aches, cramps,             Magical Marigold Oil for,
 174                              spasms, 178–196                   192
Menstrual conditions,              Aches and Pains Potion for,     massage for, 178
 175–177                             178                           Muscle-Cooling Treatment
Menthol, 61, 138                   Aching Muscle Magic for,         for, 193
Mentholated rub, 342                 179                           Oil Away Aches for, 194
Migraines, 145–148                 Alfalfa Axes Aches for, 180     pineapple for, 196
Milk. See also Dairy products      Apple Cider Liniment for,       pumpkin seeds for, 194
  for dry skin, 294                  181                           Root for Relaxation for,
  for eye health, 107              arnica for, 178, 183             195
  for facial care, 320             Back-in-Balance Bath for,       shoes and, 186, 188
  as makeup remover, 311,            182                           Spasm Stopper for, 196
   312                             Bath Cure-All for, 183          stress and, 185
Milk of magnesia, 49, 71           bedding and, 191                stretching for, 179, 184,
Milky Lime Maneuver, 258           Berry Good Tonic for, 184        190
Mineral Magic, 340                 boron for, 183, 189             turmeric for, 196
Mineral oil, 306                   breathing exercises for,        vinegar for, 182
Mint. See Peppermint;                187                           wet sheet for, 187
 Spearmint                         Calf-Pain Reliever for, 185   Muscle-Cooling Treatment,
Mint Magic, 252                    castor oil pack for, 194       193
Minty Syrup Sweetener, 11          cold treatments for, 192      Music
Minty Tea, 66                      Comfrey Comfort Rub for,        for anxiety, 12
Molasses, 8                          186                           for back pain, 29
Molasses Face Mask, 317            contrast therapy for, 189       for colic, 287
Moleskin, 268, 279                 cramp bark for, 185             pain management and, 185
Mood-lifting activities, 83        daily activities and, 184       for sleep troubles, 224
More Color for More Fun,           diet and eating habits and,   Mustard, 18, 30, 68, 80
 333                                 181, 192, 193               Myrrh, 51, 262
Morning sickness, 197              doctor needed for, 181,       Myrrhvelously Sage
Motion sickness, 197, 200            186, 195                     Mouthwash, 263
Mouthwash                          from exercise, 179, 189,
  clove, 264                         191                         N
  Halitosis Helper, 262            exercise for, 183, 195        Nail care, 339–343
  for insect bites and stings,     healing time for, 180         Nail Strengthener, 341
   166                             heat treatments for, 189      Nasal Balm, Natural, 67, 210
  myrrh, 262                       Herbal Healer for, 187        Nasal irrigation, 209
  Myrrhvelously Sage               Homemade Ice Pack for,        Nasal spray, 66, 209, 265
   Mouthwash, 263                    188                         Natural Nail-Fungus Fighter,
  Red Pepper Mouthwash,            hydration for, 182, 193        342
   264                             from injuries, 188            Natural Nasal Balm, 67, 210
  Strawberry-Leaf                  Joint Remedy for, 189         Nature, as remedy, 237
   Mouthwash, 250                  Lavender Bath Blend for,      Nausea, 197–200. See also
Multitasking, 38                     190                          Vomiting
Multivitamins, 81                  Leapin’ Liniment! for, 191    Neck stiffness, 29


                                                                              INDEX     365
Neck wraps and compresses,         for depression, 86, 93          Make Mine Minty Bath
 58, 62                            for dry skin, 294                Powder, 236
Neem, 216                          for itches, 169, 170            Mint Magic, 252
Nettles, 204                       for wrinkles, 351               Minty Syrup Sweetener, 11
No, No Nosebleed Tonic, 201      Onion Poultice, 44                Minty Tea, 66
Noggin Massage, 334              Onions, 36, 52, 63, 257           for nausea, 200
Nonsteroidal anti-inflamma-      On-the-Spot Bleach, 260        Perfect Peppermint
 tory drugs (NSAIDs), 14         Oral hygiene                    Toothpaste, 249
Nosebleeds, 201–202                for bad breath, 262–266      Perfumes, as allergen, 24
Nose blowing, 67, 201              denture care, 247            Peripheral vascular disease,
NSAIDs, 14                         for gingivitis, 142–144       137
Nutrition. See Diet and eating     tooth care, 247–250          Petroleum jelly, 267, 337, 346
 habits                          Oranges, 232                   Pets, 225, 235, 286
Nutty Facial Scrub, 318          Oregano, 46, 119, 131, 139     Phone calls, fatigue and, 111
Nutty Sipper, 71                 Osteoporosis, 203–204          Photolyase, 244
                                 Overweight, 17, 31, 33, 141    Pica, 129
O                                                               Pickles, 264
Oatmeal baths, 169, 219, 245     P                              Pillows
Oatmeal Scrub, 301               Pain-Away Spray, 227              for acid reflux, 3
Oats                             Pain Be Gone Paste, 218           back pain and, 29
  for dry skin, 301              Painful intercourse, 205–206      for coughs, 79
  for facial care, 321, 323      Pain relievers                    headaches and, 145
  for hair care, 333                for arthritis, 14, 20          for hemorrhoids, 156
  Oatmeal Scrub, 301                music and, 185              Pineapple, 123, 196
Oat straw, 117                      Power-Packed Pain           Pinkeye, 207–208
Odor-Killing Herbal Swipe,           Reliever, 19               Plantar warts, 349
 276                                for sunburn, 244            Pleasing Poppy Potion, 12
Oil Away Aches, 194              Pantothenic acid, 239          Plums, 50
Oil’s Well Wart Remover, 349     Papaya, 123, 151, 315          Pneumonia, 44, 82
Old-Time Cough Stopper, 81       Papaya Acid Reflux Reducer,    Podiatrists, 341
Old-Time Mustard Plaster, 68      3                             Pollen, as allergen, 5. See also
Old-Time Tummy Tamer,            Parsley, 162, 174, 263, 271     Bee pollen
 199                             Passionflower, 9, 235          Pomegranate, 53
Olive oil                        Peaches, 314                   Poppy Potion, Pleasing, 12
  for brain function, 43         Peanut butter, 44              Poppy Seed Paste, 158
  caution, 71                    Peanut oil, 298, 312           Postnasal drip, 209–210
  for constipation, 71           Pennyroyal, 120                Potassium
  for facial care, 319, 323      Pens, gripping, 17                Back-in-Balance Bath, 182
  for hair care, 328             Peppermint                        dandelion cautions and,
Olives, 197                         Aching-Muscle Magic, 179        35, 70
Omega-3 fatty acids                 caution, 163                   for fatigue, 109
  for acne, 255                     for diarrhea, 98               for heart health, 152
  for anxiety, 10                   for fatigue, 118               sources of, 152
  for brain function, 43            for headaches, 145             for stroke prevention, 240


366  I N D E X
Potatoes, 95, 155, 303, 333     Rapid Relief, 170              SalAc®, 258
Poultices                       Razor burn, 346                Salt. See also Epsom salts
  for colds, 63                 Razors, 344, 345, 346             for congestion, 284
  for coughs, 75                Reading to children, 288          for dandruff, 293
  for hemorrhoids, 155          Recreation, as remedy, 93,        for facial care, 316
  Onion Poultice, 44             114                              muscle aches and, 192
  for sore throat, 229          Red-Hot Fat Burner, 129           for vomiting, 252
Power-Packed Pain Reliever,     Red Pepper Mouthwash, 264      Salt water
 19                             Red raspberry, 176                for blocked ears, 36
Prayer, 9, 234                  Rekindle Your Fire Bath, 89       for foot care, 138
Preeclampsia, 35                Relaxation, as remedy, 77,        for gingivitis, 144
Pregnancy                        115                              for itches, 168
  bloating in, 35               Relief from the Vegetable         for sore throat, 226
  food cravings in, 129          Garden, 23                    Sandalwood oil, 243
  herb cautions (see specific   Remedy for the Runs, 98        Sassafras, 18
    herbs)                      Respiratory infections, 171.   Sassafras Squish, 166
  morning sickness, 197          See also Colds; Coughs        Satiny-Smooth Solution, 302
Prescription drugs              Restore the Roar, 90           Say “Aah!” Mask, 319
  for anxiety, 10               Rhubarb, 72, 334               Scar tissue, 323
  body odor and, 270            Rhubarb Laxative, 72           Scents
  cholesterol-lowering, 181     Rice water, 99                    as allergens, 24
  for shingles, 219             Room Spray, Smell the Roses,      for depression, 91, 93
  vomiting and, 251              91                               for stress, 128
Processed foods, 39, 44, 95     Root for Relaxation, 195       Schisandra, 232
Progressive muscle relax-       Root-It-Out Tea, 73            Sciatica, 213–214
 ation, 151                     Rosehip oil, 299               Scratchy Throat Solution,
Prostate problems, 211–212      Rosemary, 119, 318, 327         228
Protein, 270, 272, 329          Royal Decongestant, 56         Sea Salt Shower Scrub, 320
Prunes, 70                      Run Relief, 99                 Seasonal affective disorder
Psoriasis, 298                                                  (SAD), 92, 93
Pumpkin, 106                    S                              Seedy Solution, 2
Pumpkin seeds, 194, 212, 274    SAD, 92, 93                    Self-talk, 12, 238
Pure and Simple Wrinkle         Sage                           Semen allergy, 206
 Remover, 352                      for body odor, 276, 277     Senna, 71
Pycnogenol®, 142                   cautions, 57, 276           Sesame oil, 297, 305, 312
                                   for colds, 57               Sexual issues. See Dry vagina;
Q                                  for flatulence, 119          Erectile dysfunction; Painful
Queasiness Quencher, 200           for foot odor, 271           intercourse; Sexually
                                   for gingivitis, 142          transmitted infections
R                                  Soothing Sage Mash, 167     Sexually transmitted infec-
Radishes, 79                    Sage Solution, 142              tions (STIs), 215–217
Ragweed Reliever, 5             Sage Spritz, 277               Shampoo
Raisin Relief, 20               St. John’s wort, 48, 83, 139      conditioning shampoos,
Raisins, 158                    Saintly Salve, 48                  326


                                                                            INDEX      367
Shampoo (continued)               Soap                           Stomachaches. See
   Homemade Dandruff                for dry skin, 297             Indigestion; Nausea
    Shampoo, 292                    ingrown hairs and, 344       Stomach Settler, Cent-Sible,
   Longer Locks Shampoo,            sunburn and, 245              120
    332                           Sock It to Germs, 137          Strawberries, 71, 135, 250
Shave and Soothe Solution,        Sock liners, 269               Strawberry Facial, 321
 347                              Socks, 132, 134                Strawberry-Leaf Mouthwash,
Shaving cream, 328                So Long, Sciatica Smoothie,     250
Shaving solutions, 344–347         214                           Strawberry leaves, 8, 207
Shea butter, 300, 301             So Long, Spasms, 141           Stress, 230–239
Shellfish, 97, 105                Soothing Brew, 197                acupressure for, 237
Shingles, 218–220                 Soothing Papaya Potion, 151       Anti-Stress Spray for, 230
Shingles Remedy, 219              Soothing Sage Mash, 167           aromatherapy for, 128
Shingles Tonic, 220               Soothing Soaker, 237              Bath Salts, Over Easy for,
Shoes                             Soothing Sunburn Bath, 244          231
   arthritis and, 20              Soothing Tea, 92                  Be Calm Spritzer for, 232
   back pain and, 28              Sorbitol, 96, 123                 beer bath for, 231
   blisters and, 269              Sore Face Soother, 245            Bring on the Bubbles Mix
   bunions and, 279               Sore throat, 226–229                for, 233
   buying, 135                    Soy products, 44, 173             calming bath for, 232
   corns and calluses and, 289    Spasm Stopper, 196                as canker sore cause, 49
   foot care and, 133             Spearmint, 11, 163, 263           cellulite and, 282
   muscle aches and, 186, 188     Spicy Breath Spray, 265           chocolate for, 128, 233
Shopping, as remedy, 109          Spicy Flu Fighter, 127            colic and, 287
Shortness of breath, 4, 22        Spinach, 106                      communing with nature
Skin cancer, 261                  Splendid Spice Mix, 266             for, 237
Skin care. See Acne; Dry skin;    Splinters, in feet, 130           crying for, 237
 Facial care; Itches; Wrinkles    Spoons, for eye bags, 304         EMDR for, 239
Skullcap, 235                     Sports drinks, 109, 182, 251      exercise for, 231
Skullcap Soother, 13              Sports Rehydrator, 117            Foaming Bath Crystals for,
Sleep, as remedy, 94, 110, 221    Spot Fader, 261                     234
Sleep positions, 3, 29, 79, 164   Spray Deodorant, 278              friends as remedy for, 233
Sleep troubles, 221–225           Squash, 106                       hair and, 236
Sleepy-Time Bladder               Start at the Root, 8              heart health and, 152
 Beverage, 33                     Static electricity, 334           herbs for, 232, 235
Sleepy-Time Tea, 224              Steam Cleaner, 293                hugs for, 237
Slippery elm, 58, 65, 102, 229    Steam treatments                  Lemon Belly Balm for, 235
Slippery Soother, 74                for colds, 60, 61               Make Mine Minty Bath
Smell the Roses Room Spray,         Herbal Steamer, 299               Powder for, 236
 91                                 Herb Steamer, 62                massage for, 234
Smoking, 106, 147, 336, 351         for lung health, 172            menopause and, 174
Smoothies, 214, 240                 for postnasal drip, 209         muscle aches and, 185
Sniff and Stop Solution, 202        Steam Cleaner, 293              nausea from, 199
Sniff Away Sniffles Solution, 6   STIs, 215–217                     pets for, 235


368  I N D E X
   prayer for, 234               Sweet Dream Tea, 225              Toothaches, 247
   self-talk for, 238            Sweet ’n’ Spicy Cough Syrup,      Toothbrushes, 142, 144, 248
   Soothing Soaker for, 237       82                               Tooth care, 247–250, 285
   teeth clenching from, 230     Swimming, 183, 208                Toothpaste
   Triple-Treat Bath Blend                                           for acne, 257
    for, 238                     T                                   homemade, 266
   Ultra-Simple Stress           Take a Whiff Air Freshener,         Homemade Toothpaste,
    Soother for, 239              93                                   248
   visualization for, 236        Talcum powder caution, 236          Perfect Peppermint
   vitamins for, 239             Tan Your Hide, 269                    Toothpaste, 249
   in workplace, 230, 231        Tea bags, 285, 286. See also      Tooth-Repair Paste, 144
Stretching                        Black tea; Green tea; specific   Trans fats, 154
   for back pain, 30              herbs                            Trauma survivors, 239
   for muscle aches, 179, 184,   Tea for Toes, 138                 Treat for Sweaty Feet, 131
    190                          Tea tree oil                      Treat for Your Feet, 9
Stroke, 240–241                    for acne, 255                   Triple-Threat Herbal Tea, 45
Stuffy Nose Spritzer, 69           for athlete’s foot, 26, 277     Triple-Treat Bath Blend, 238
Substance abuse, 87                for foot care, 131              Triple Your Fun Juice, 24
Sugar                              for foot odor, 271              Tryptophan, 33, 88
   for acne, 257                 Teeth clenching, 230              Tub Time Tonic, 31
   anxiety and, 9                Telephone calls, 111              Tummy-Care Tea, 163
   bronchitis and, 44            Tension headaches, 145–146        Tummy Tamer, Old-Time,
   as diarrhea cause, 97         Terrific Ticker Tonic, 154         199
   for facial care, 325          Terrific Toenail Tea, 343         Tummy Tamer, Terrific, 162
   for vomiting, 252             Terrific Tummy Tamer, 162         Turmeric, 2, 64, 196, 214
Suicidal thoughts, 84            Test patch instructions, 260      Tutti-Frutti Facial, 324
Sunburn, 242–246                 Thickening Conditioner, 335
Sunburn Cooler, 246              Throat lozenges, 229              U
Sun exposure                     Thyme                             Ultimate Back Bath, 30
   age spots and, 259, 260         for athlete’s foot, 26          Ultra-Simple Stress Soother,
   for depression, 90              for colds, 58                    239
   fatigue and, 109, 110           for coughs, 75, 81              Urinary problems, 32–33,
Sunglasses                         for facial care, 318             212
   buying, 107                     Fight the Flakes Formula,
   as remedy, 208, 352               291                           V
Sunscreen, 243, 259                for foot care, 139              Vacations, as remedy, 85, 89
Sunstroke, 242                   Thyme Out Tonic, 172              Vaccination pain, 286
Super Skin Smoothie, 322         Tired Tootsie Soother, 139        Vacuum cleaners, 23
Super Spring Tonic, 118          To-do lists, 116                  Vaginal dryness, 102–103
Swallowing difficulty, 226       Toe boogies, 134                  Vaginal Wash, 206
Sweating, 277                    Toe spacers, 280                  Vaginal yeast infections, 205,
Sweet-and-Sour Scrub, 323        Toes-ty Garlic Soak, 27            216
Sweet-and-Spicy Sore Throat      Tomatoes, 105, 154, 211, 317      Valerian, 33, 220
 Cure, 229                       Tongue scrapers, 263              Varicose veins, 52


                                                                                INDEX      369
Vegetable juices                  for sunburn, 244             Wine. See Alcoholic
  for coughs, 78                  for warts, 348                beverages
  diarrhea and, 96                for water in ears, 36        Witch hazel, 155, 306
  for gallbladder health, 141   Violence, 87                   Women, 92, 195, 233
  Relief from the Vegetable     Violet Cleansing Milk, 325     Wood betony, 235
    Garden, 23                  Violets, 228                   Work methods, brain
  Triple Your Fun Juice, 24     Visualization, 21, 236          function and, 38
Vegetables. See also specific   Vitamin C, 65, 170, 213, 300   Worry, 12, 114
 vegetables                     Vitamin D, 90                  Wrinkles, 351–352
  for bad breath, 264           Vitamin E
  for body odor, 271              for dry skin, 300            Y
  for brain function, 40          as eye-makeup remover,       Yarrow, 267
  flatulence and, 120               313                        Yeast infections, 205, 216
  for lip care, 338               for itches, 170              Yellow Cedar Oil, 350
  for lung health, 171            for razor burn, 346          Yoga, 22
  for muscle aches or             for vaginal dryness, 102,    Yogurt
    cramps, 181, 192                103                          for body odor, 274
Vegetable shortening, 321       Vitamins. See Multivitamins;     for canker sores, 50
Vervain, 235                     specific vitamins               for facial care, 321
Vinegar                         Vomiting, 251–252. See also      for flatulence, 124
  for acid reflux, 2             Nausea                          for hair care, 329
  for anemia, 8                                                  for sunburn, 244
  Apple Cider Liniment, 181     W                                for vaginal dryness, 102
  for athlete’s foot, 25, 137   Wallets, back pain and, 28       for yeast infections, 216
  blood sugar control and, 95   Walnuts, 170                   Yummy Tummy Soup, 164
  for cellulite, 282            Warts, 348–350
  for dandruff, 292, 331        Water. See Hydration           Z
  for depression, 89            Watercress, 35, 175            Zinc
  for facial care, 313, 325     Watermelon, 34, 35, 319          for body odor, 274
  for fatigue, 112              Wheat, 44                        for colds, 66
  for foot care, 131, 277       Wheezing, 4, 22                  for erectile dysfunction,
  hives from, 158               Wild About Tea, 204               105
  for muscle aches, 182         Wild Yam Arthritis Tamer, 21     for prostate health, 211,
  for nosebleeds, 202           Willow bark, 30, 146              212




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