Keep Colds at Bay with Oil of Oregano

During the hectic holidays, it’s easy to get run down. When you’re focused on taking care of everything, taking care of yourself is often the last thing on your long list of things to do. It’s time to put your health ahead of other to do’s, so you can stave off the colds and illness… Read more »

How True Vermonters Stay Healthy in Winter

How to Stay Warm and Healthy

Up here in Vermont we keep healthy by keeping busy. Ben Franklin was right; idleness, like isolation, is bad for the mind and body. Do those chores today, not tomorrow. Stand, don’t sit. Our neighbors are real Vermonters, salty old-timers in the best way, “tough as a ten-cent steak.” In their eighties they still chop… Read more »

The Wisdom of Vermont Folk Medicine Remedies

We Vermonters are a hearty bunch and we value our good health. But we are also notoriously frugal. So when it comes to health, it’s no surprise we turn to simple, tried-and-true remedies. And we believe it’s easier to maintain your health than to recover it once it fails. As fellow New Englander Ben Franklin… Read more »