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Herbal Roll-On Remedies for Headache, Sleep and Cold and Flu
December 14 2018
Combinations of essential oils and herbal treatments can be used to alleviate headaches, cold and flu symptoms and insomnia.
The Benefits of Nattokinase for Sinus Health
March 9 2018
Chronic nasal and sinus inflammation or chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) is one of the most common chronic diseases in adults. It is characterized by persistent symptomatic inflammation of the nasal mucosa and sinuses. A new study indicates that nattokinase, an enzyme from Nattō, a traditional fermented food from Japan can produce incredibly powerful effects in improving this condition. The breakthrough is that CRS does not tend to respond to conventional drugs, but may respond to nattokinase.
Homemade Makeup Remover and Makeup Remover Wipes
July 11 2017
Try out this homemade makeup remover. Not only is it totally natural and safe, but it won’t break the budget. The astringent properties of witch hazel help to tone while the oil will moisturize and pick up dirt. Simply combine the following ingredients in a bottle, and shake until well mixed.
April 26 2017
Why collagen may be more important for bones than calcium
Homemade Hair Masks for All Hair Types
May 24 2018
Uncooperative hair can be a pain to tame. There are many reasons why people have bad hair days, and determining the contributing factors may help resolve the problem. Weather commonly causes keratin damage on the interior of strands in humid climates. Keratin swells, which then causes hair to frizz. During the winter months, dry outside air, when combined with dry inside heat, causes static problems that make for fly-away strands becoming hard to manage. Putting hair in a bun or a braid can resolve the issue temporarily, however, it is not a long-term solution.
15 Natural Ways to Avoid a Urinary Tract Infection
February 19 2018
Urinary Tract Infections, or UTIs as they are commonly called, are more common in women than men. In the United States, almost 500,000 people are admitted to the hospital each year due to complications of urinary tract infections. The most common complication is a bacterial infection of the blood. In the United States, almost 11 percent of women reported a urinary tract infection in the previous 12 months. In addition, it is estimated that one in two women will develop at least one urinary tract infection during her lifetime. Worldwide, tens of millions of women get a urinary tract infection each year.
Nutrient Highlight - Astaxanthin
April 26 2017
There are over 400 different members of the carotene family of pigments in nature. Historically, the potency of a carotene in improving human health was based on its ability to be converted to vitamin A. For example, beta-carotene, the pigment that makes carrots orange has the highest vitamin A value and was long thought of as being the most important carotene. However, it is now known that some of the most important carotenes to human health are not converted to vitamin A at all. The crowned “king” of all of the non-vitamin A carotenes is astaxanthin. It is given this title because of its unique benefits and actions in promoting health and protecting against cellular damage, especially in the brain and vascular system.
All Natural Scar Butter Recipe
December 13 2018
For anyone who wants to know how to get rid of dark scars, these natural ingredients all contain antioxidants, which help prevent free radical damage and resultant hyperpigmentation.
How to Stay Fit Throughout Winter
December 12 2018
Burrowed under a cozy blanket with a warm cup of tea is how most of us would like to spend our winters. Unfortunately, no successful fitness program regularly swaps out workouts for couch-time.
Coconut Aminos vs. Soy Sauce
December 11 2018
Soy sauce is one of the oldest condiments around, but is it the healthiest? Coconut aminos might be a healthy option to soy sauce, especially for those who maintain a soy-free diet.
The Benefits of Prebiotics
December 10 2018
Probiotics are living microorganisms that exist in the body and are available in certain foods and supplements. When probiotics are consumed, they can help repopulate the gut with healthy bacteria to optimize the digestive system.
Supplements to Consider When on the KETO diet
December 7 2018
The Ketogenic, or Keto, diet has become quite popular over the last several years. Many have experienced significant weight loss by adopting this eating style. The main premise of the Keto diet is that a person should consume 60 percent fat, 35 percent protein, and around 5 percent carbohydrates—in other words, it is primarily a plan high in healthy fats, moderate in protein and low in carbohydrates. The Keto diet recommends keeping carbs (which turn into sugar) to less than 50 grams ( or 20-25 net carbs) per day.
How to Make a Homemade Vapor Rub to Soothe Cold Symptoms
December 6 2018
Vapor rubs are beneficial for relieving congestion and suppressing a cough. This product is typically sold over the counter and is applied to the chest and throat area, but a homemade version works well, too.
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