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Homemade Hot Pepper Cream for Arthritis & Joint Pain

  Homemade Hot Pepper Cream for Arthritis & Joint Pain The active component in hot peppers that gives them their heat is called capsaicin, and the hotter the pepper, the higher the level of capsaicin there is. While rubbing something that seems flaming hot onto your sore joints doesn’t initially seem like it would help arthritis, capsaicin …

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Homemade Bug Spray Recipes That Works

Homemade Bug Spray Recipes That Works During the warm months, my goal is simple: avoid bug bites whenever possible. And when living in a humid area as you know this makes it a challenge. When I was a child, it meant spraying liberal quantities of bug repellent all over myself. It was greasy and smelled gross, but it …

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Homemade Water Wheel Electric Generator

Homemade Water Wheel Electric Generator We are all familiar with water wheels that are used for grinding flour? well if  you a have a stream or a source of running water on your property, then you may wish to build your own water wheel electric generator. A simple generator can be made with a couple of water wheels. The …

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Flour Paint: Non-toxic, long-lasting… and Dirt Cheap Exterior Homemade Paint!

Flour Paint: Non-toxic, long-lasting… and Dirt Cheap Exterior Homemade Paint! One of the simplest ‘green’ paint products you can use is one you can make yourself – flour paint. You can use flour paint on interior surfaces – dry wall, wood, and even wallpaper. This is a natural, healthy/eco alternative that’s easy to clean, dries in …

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Homemade Pine Needle Cough Syrup

Homemade Pine Needle Cough Syrup Whether you’re suffering from a common cold, seasonal allergies or a more serious illness, such as pneumonia or bronchitis, the need for immediate and long-lasting cough suppression is immense.  This natural home remedy is useful to cut phlegm in the throat and lungs, and for opening air passages. It is …

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How to Make Natural Homemade Hand Sanitizer

How to Make Natural Homemade Hand Sanitizer We are all accustomed to the smell and feel of strong and chemical-based sanitizers and sprays. While these products are necessary in fighting the spread of germs and treating minor abrasions, if you are a true DIYer, you know there has to be a better way to do …

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