Castor Oil Packs

Castor Oil Packs

Castor oil, derived from the castor bean (Ricinus communis) has a long history of medicinal uses dating back to ancient Egyptian days.  The oil can be used internally as a laxative, but I want to focus primarily on external uses as internal usage can cause potential toxicity if not careful.

Fever: Friend of Foe

Fever:  Friend of Foe

Fevers can cause anxiety in most people, especially parents.  There are many misconceptions about fevers and the dangers they cause; but are they truly founded?  I hope to dispel some of those myths and inform you of how to effectively use this amazing “gift” that the human body possesses in order to heal itself!