Category Archive: Natural alternatives

DIY Herbal Honey Cough Drops

DIY Herbal Honey Cough Drops It seems that the cold and flu season has hit a lot of people this year! So far, my family have gotten by with only minor sniffles, but there are some natural remedies  just in case you manage to catch a winter cold. People seek relief from cold and flu symptoms in various …

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15 Home Remedies to Reduce Cholesterol

15 Home Remedies to Reduce Cholesterol Your arteries are blood vessels that carry oxygen and nutrients from your heart to the rest of your body. They go to your brain as well as to the tips of your toes. Healthy arteries are flexible, strong, elastic and clear of any deposits — blood flows through them …

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13 Genius Essential Oil Tips And Tricks

13 Genius Essential Oil Tips And Tricks You’ve probably been hearing more and more about essential oils and how useful they can be. But what exactly are essential oils? I would say the best way to define them are: “Essential oil is a natural oil typically obtained by distillation and having the characteristic fragrance of the …

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How to Turn Baking Soda into Washing Soda

How to Turn Baking Soda into Washing Soda What is washing soda you may be asking, Well it is a powerful cleanser and water softener, washing soda has a long history of traditional use. It’s rich in sodium and can be made from the ashes of seaweed, kelp and other vegetation, though these days it’s usually …

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Homemade Healing “Ouch Cream”: Homemade Neosporin

Homemade Healing “Ouch Cream”: Homemade Neosporin Neosporin is the automatic go to for many people when they get scrapes, cuts and any other minor injuries. Although many of us have used this antibacterial topical ointment for years, one quick read over its ingredients list might make us stop and question why we are putting this on our skin! If your are …

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Did you know that by the time you start getting thirsty, you are already dehydrated.

Did you know that by the time you start getting thirsty, you are already dehydrated. Water is essential for human health; over 60% of the human body consists of water, and the effects of dehydration can be life threatening. Although there is considerable disagreement among scientists as to the exact amount of water individuals should …

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