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Photography – Plumeria Flower and a Painting Challenge! #worldwatercolorgroup

Plumerias ©Carolina Russo – Photography

Plumeria Flowers are in Blossom outside my window!

Aren’t they beautiful? There is noting better than to see the Nature in all her beauty! As a photography lover and amateur I couldn’t miss to take this photo. I actually took more than one photo and shared them on my Instagram @carolinarussoart.  My Artist side make me feel that this would be a perfect inspiration and photo reference for a watercolor painting…I will keep it in my long list of painting projects and maybe one day you will see this as painting! But I actually have an idea!

❤ A Watercolor Challenge!

If any of my friends Artists Bloggers from our #worldwatercolorgroup would be inspired to make a painting out of this photo, please you’re welcome to do so, just let me know, post your painting on your Blog and share it with me with a link. I would love that! Actually I guess it would be great to make a Challenge out of this for us.  Let me know if you all are interested to paint this beautiful Plumeria flowers! I will then participate too! It would be beautiful to see this in all the different watercolor styles and techniques! We have time from now until  June 30!

❤ Sorry that I haven’t posted much lately! I have been busy with some commissions and life events came on my way,  with it also some sadness because the recent loss of my loved bunny pet Grey. I am trying to get back on my routine! I also like to thank all my recent new followers thank you very much for deciding to follow my Blog!

Have a wonderful rest of the week let me know what do you think about this Challenge!

 

Thank You!

©Copyright Carolina Russo – yesterdayafter.com

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A Powerful Antibiotic from Nature…

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Turmeric

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Raw Organic Honey

Hello everyone,

this is not one of my usual post but is about “Health” and “Natural Remedies” I feel that this is something I like to share with all of you, especially right now that is Winter Season  it’s easy to get sick, weather change, cold temperatures, snow, rain, cold wind, humidity and so on…we need to be wise and protected because cold and flu is easy to catch and is not fun.
I have to say that I am a strong believer of the power of Nature not just in my Art but in everything I do and I use natural homemade remedies. I have seen great results most of the time.
What I am going to share is the recipe I used to cure my “Cold”  when I got sick around New Years Eve.
My symptoms were a cold associated with sore throat, cough, loss of voice, muscle aches.
This special and precious natural mixture did wander for me and is known as the “Turmeric Golden Honey” is claimed to be one of the strongest natural antibiotic. When you take these two ingredients together it strengthens your “Immune System” and is as well a great anti inflammatory.
The mixture is composed of Turmeric and Raw organic Honey. Turmeric is a root  part of the Ginger family cultivated in India and Asia, when dry is a powder having an intense yellow color used as spice for cooking, can be found in every food market, actually is really good and add a unique and exotic taste to your food giving you lots of great health benefits. (I suggest you to Google health benefits of Turmeric).

The Turmeric yellow color is very pigmented and maybe you remember one of my previous post where I explain how I experimented Watercolor painting with Turmeric .

Turmeric Flower

Now let’s get the “Turmeric Golden Honey” recipe:

Ingredients are:

  • 3.5 oz. (100 grams) of Raw Organic Honey. (I use organic raw wildflower honey)
  • 1 tbsp. of Turmeric powder.

Preparation of the mixture:

Add 1 tbsp. of Turmeric in 3.5 oz. (100 grams) of raw organic honey, mix very well with a wooden spoon and place the Golden Honey mixture in a glass jar.
If you want to make more double the dose and store it at room temperature.

How to Use:

Take upon the first symptoms of colds and flu:

Day 1 – Take ½ tsp. every hour during the day.
Day 2 – Take ½ tsp. every two hours during the day.
Day 3 – Take ½ tsp. three times a day.

The Golden Honey mixture should stay in the mouth until dissolved.

The cold usually passes after three days, in mild cases, but sometimes takes longer for the body to recover.
I took this for one week and kept taking ½ tsp. once a day for few more days when I was feeling better until the cold was gone just to keep my immune system strong. Thanks to this homemade mix you can be able to prevent cold without taking any drugs and prescriptions and use it as alternative.

Use it also to boost the Immune System Take ½ tsp once every couple of days as needed.

 

I remind you strongly that if you suffer of any medical condition and taking any medications please consult your doctor before trying this natural alternative as it may have adverse effects on some individuals.

Please note:
some information contained on this website are not meant to be a substitute for any medical advice, treatment or diagnosis by a physician or other health care provider. You should never ignore advice from a medical professional or delay obtaining medical advice because of any information you may have read on this Blog. YesterdayAfter.com
 

I wish you all to stay healthy
If you try this recipe let me know how did work on you 😉
-CR
©Copyright Carolina Russo yesterdayafter.com
Images that are not my own were found on Google. 

 

 

Categories: Health, Natural remedies, Nature, Seasons, wellness | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 48 Comments

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