April 2010 Blog Posts (13)

Chickens For Eggs and Maybe Meat?

We love our chickens! We've had them for less than a year. We got them for their eggs and bug-eating abilities, and now we're considering some for meat. Although we eat a lot of vegetarian meals, we are currently all omnivores. When we eat meat, it's usually deer my husband hunts for in Iowa. We like chicken, but not the stuff that is in the grocery store! So I'm talking with my kids about us possibly eating some chickens we have grown ourselves. I told them that…


Added by Francie on April 25, 2010 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Cuts, Scrapes

Stop the bleeding. The fastest way to stop bleeding is to apply direct pressure. Place a clean, absorbent cloth—a bandage or a towel—over the cut, then press your hand against it firmly. If you don't have a cloth, use your fingers. This will usually stop the bleeding within a minute or two. If blood soaks through your first bandage, add a second one and press steadily. Add new bandages over old ones because removing a cloth may tear off coagulating blood cells.…


Added by Pat Robinson on April 14, 2010 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments


Here are a few alternatives.

An old timey solution we used was Burow's Solution. It is Aluminum Acetate resulting from the reaction of

Calcium acetate and Aluminum Sulfate. It is buffered. I imagine it is the sulfate which helps, similar to Epsom salts which is magnesium sulfate.

We'd… Continue

Added by Pat Robinson on April 14, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Wild Crafting - starting small

I have always been intrigued by the idea of wild crafting. I believe we receive the most benefit from whole foods and I love it when I can grow them at home. BUT wild crafting freaked me out. How could I identify anything, how could I know what I was getting?? I'd look at pictures and read books and the picture never looked like anything in my yard.

On a whim, I joined Herb Mentor for the $1 first month trial. That was a few days ago and let me tell you about last night's dinner. We… Continue

Added by Anna on April 11, 2010 at 10:25am — 3 Comments

Joint pain

Joint injury

Joint strain




Here are 218 medical research articles from the US National Library of Medicine regarding natural substances and arthritis: http://www.greenmedinfo.com/disease/arthritis

1. Ice massage

2. Homeopathic Arnica Montana, Rhus Tox, Ruta,…


Added by Pat Robinson on April 8, 2010 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Bug Bites

Mix a dilution of 5 percent … Continue

Added by Pat Robinson on April 5, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments


Lavender essential oil, arnica, cold compresses, vit C and vit A.

Excellent sources of vitamin C include: parsley, broccoli, bell pepper, strawberries,… Continue

Added by Pat Robinson on April 5, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments


Found this wonderful "Natural Cures Guide" site!!

Lavender and tea tree can each be purchased as a highly concentrated and fragrant essential oil. To use essential oils on a blister, dilute them by adding five times as much of a neutral vegetable oil, such as olive, almond, sesame,vitamin E, or avocado oil. To make an infused…


Added by Pat Robinson on April 5, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Bee Stings

If there is difficulty in breathing or dizziness and nausea, seek medical advice. If you don’t know if your child is allergic to honeybee venom, watch for swelling in the throat that might affect breathing.

Mud. (for immediate relief in the yard or away from home) Baking soda: mix the baking soda with vinegar and apply the thick paste to the wound.

Apple Cider Vinegar: The raw kind. Spectrum or Braggs are good brands, available at all health food stores. If bitten… Continue

Added by Pat Robinson on April 5, 2010 at 1:00pm — 5 Comments

Allergies (seasonal)

Bio-Allers for grass or outdoor allergies provides homeopathic relief for the symptoms of sneezing, congestion, headache and itchy, watery eyes associated with grass, tree and other pollen allergies. These are easy, safe and quite amazingly effective~! http://www.bioallers.com/category-exec/category_id/580

You might try the new nasal wash X-clear. It only has water, xylitol, saline and… Continue

Added by Pat Robinson on April 5, 2010 at 1:00pm — 7 Comments

Landmark Healthcare Act Approved in Colorado

The Colorado Hospital Association (CHA) was

pleased to learn that
the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

has given approval to Colorado Medicaid’s proposal to collect a hospital

provider fee. CHA and Gov. Ritter’s office developed the Colorado

hospital provider fee proposal that would insure an…

Added by Ron Zwerin on April 2, 2010 at 7:30pm — No Comments


Adrenal Fatigue?

New eCourse: You can feel better. You will feel better!



Start Here...

                Master Tonic 101

          14 Steps for Healthy Guts

   The Beet Test (stomach acid)

                Healthy Poop 101

Overwhelmed? Where To Start?

                      Candida 101

Signs and Symptoms of Magnesium Deficiency

        Nettle Leaf Infusion 101

            10pm Bedtime Club 14-Day Green Smoothie Challenge

        Sharing Starter Cultures

               Probiotic Selection

       Water Kefir vs. Kombucha         Natural Remedies for Flu

Latest Activity

Ronald updated their profile
Jun 2
Profile IconCharley Watkins, Charlene Pray, Linda Merritt and 7 more joined Heal Thyself!
May 20
Profile IconDaphne Z., Nicole McGuire, Karen Freitag and 10 more joined Heal Thyself!
Jan 15
Alok Narayana updated their profile photo
Dec 20, 2017
Alok Narayana updated their profile
Dec 20, 2017
Profile IconEileen Ortiz, Claudette Russell, Pam Bulluck and 12 more joined Heal Thyself!
Oct 5, 2017
Profile IconDesiree Turner, Elena Reed, Debra Montenegro and 30 more joined Heal Thyself!
Jul 25, 2017
Alisha Kapoor posted a blog post
Jul 25, 2017
Edward Kendal joined Shannon's group
May 24, 2017
Meg Bennett shared a profile on Facebook
Feb 28, 2017
Meg Bennett is now a member of Heal Thyself!
Feb 28, 2017
Profile IconJudith Anderson, Jo West, Steve Mayer and 7 more joined Heal Thyself!
Nov 24, 2016
Kimberly Daronco shared Pat Robinson's blog post on Facebook
Sep 2, 2016
Kimberly Daronco shared Pat Robinson's blog post on Google +1
Sep 2, 2016
sally willod commented on Pat Robinson's blog post Duration of Long-term Immunity After Hepatitis B Virus Immunization?
Aug 29, 2016
Pat Robinson replied to isis's discussion PLEASE HELP - Molloscum Contagiousum
Aug 16, 2016
isis posted a discussion
Aug 15, 2016
HILARY updated their profile
Aug 4, 2016
Alisha Kapoor updated their profile
Aug 2, 2016
Profile IconCarolyn, Wanda Fritzsche, denise and 36 more joined Heal Thyself!
Aug 1, 2016


  • Add Videos
  • View All


Wellness is an active process of personal accountability.

This list shares personal experience and information only and should not be taken as medical advice. All opinions and information shared are the views of the individual member.

Everyone must use her own discretion and judgment to determine whether you are comfortable or need to seek professional assistance. We are not your doctor.

The information contained in these pages is not intended to take the place of your health professional's advice. It is derived from our personal experience and research, and may shed light on your health complaints. In case of serious ailments which may not respond favorably, please seek the counsel of a qualified health professional.

"What do you expect the doctor to do? He can only prescribe something that will mask the symptoms until you heal yourself. He can not heal you."~ Gitti

Heal Thyself!

“Let thy food be thy medicine and thy medicine be thy food.” --Hippocrates (460-377 B.C.)

Blog Posts

Homemade Beauty Tips to Enhance Beauty Naturally

Posted by Alisha Kapoor on August 12, 2016 at 1:19pm

Cancer Vaccines Are Profitable Business

Posted by Pat Robinson on May 5, 2015 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Vaccine Safety and the CDC

Posted by Pat Robinson on March 29, 2015 at 7:30pm

I certainly don't fear the measles.

Posted by Pat Robinson on January 23, 2015 at 10:59am — 3 Comments

Gluten-Free Snacks

Posted by Pat Robinson on May 26, 2014 at 8:30pm

Cholesterol 101

Posted by Pat Robinson on May 20, 2014 at 8:00pm

Safe Detox Protocol

Posted by Pat Robinson on May 4, 2014 at 9:00pm

Ella’s Story

Posted by Pat Robinson on April 19, 2014 at 12:00pm

Naturally Sweetened Treats

Posted by Pat Robinson on February 25, 2014 at 7:30pm

© 2018   Created by Pat Robinson.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service