A mail carrier told a friend that the US Postal service sent out a message to all letter carriers to put a sheet of Bounce in their uniform pockets to keep yellow-jackets away. Use them ...
7 drops Tea Tree 7 drops Lavender 7 drops Bergamot 4 drops Sandalwood 50 ml Massage Oil or 1 drop Tea Tree 2 drops Lavender 1 drop Bergamot 1 drop Sandalwood 2 teaspoons Massage Oil ...
Want to improve your energy levels? One of the easiest and most efficient ways to achieve that is to look at the things in your life that are draining your energy and remove them. Rather ...
Burning fat, losing weight, getting in shape and looking great is easy … when you eat healthy foods that make you feel fuller longer. Some foods naturally deliver a smaller calorie investment while giving your ...
The trend to go meat-free one day per week all started with the Meatless Mondays campaign back in 2011 as a response to the Healthy People 2010 report. In that report, it suggested that people ...
When the eye becomes inflamed it is usually a response to trauma, an infection (bacterial or viral), surgery, allergic reaction or irritants found in our environment. Most of the time, eye inflammation is no cause for concern but it is still important to make sure that you keep the duration and severity of the inflammation […]
* 2 Tbsp petroleum jelly * 2 Tbsp cocoa butter * 2 Tbsp coconut oil Mix all of the ingredients together in an ovenproof glass container. Heat gently in the microwave or in a water bath (place the glass pitcher in a pan with 1 or 2 inches of water and heat). Pour into a […]
Here’s a Heloise homemade air freshener: In a spray bottle, add several drops of orange or lemon essential oil (depends on how strong you want the scent) to 16 ounces of cheap rubbing alcohol. Shake to mix, then mist the air — don’t spray directly on fabric, etc. — and the alcohol pretty much dissipates, […]
Don’t pop your blister, no matter how tempting it is. Doing so increases the chance of infection. Instead, dab a cotton ball dipped in plain old drugstore (Hamamelis virginiana) on the area at least four times a day, says Brad Bongiovanni, N.D., a naturopath in Atlanta, Ga. contains astringent tannins that dry up the fluid-filled […]
What is a new parent’s number one frustration? Their baby doesn’t sleep through the night. Some parents are lucky and baby will sleep for eight or twelve hours at a stretch from the beginning. On the other hand, most parents are not that lucky. As adults, we need more than two or three hours of […]
* 1 ounce beeswax or lanolin * 3 ounces almond oil * 4 (400 IU) vitamin E capsules * 2 drops rose oil Get your dried, organic herbs, organic essential oils, bulk spices, loose leaf organic teas and aromatherapy supplies at the place where we shop – StarWest Botanicals! Combine and heat over low heat […]
What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome? IBS, or Irritable Bowel Syndrome, is a problem that few choose to talk about because it is not such a fun topic! Doctors see Irritable Bowel Syndrome the most out of all the common problems with digestion. In fact, about 20 percent of America deals with this rather uncomfortable problem. […]
A few years ago, the American Medical Association announced that normal blood pressure should be 120/80. This was lowered from the previous systolic and diastolic pressure considered to be within normal range. Hypertension in men is a serious and often fatal disease. High blood pressure can lead to heart failure; kidney failure; or stroke. The […]
Making one change to your diet by adding more fiber can be as good for weight loss as a more complicated change of both diet and exercise. According to the results published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, the University of Massachusetts Medical School used 240 volunteers in a study separated into two groups. All […]
* 1 cup water * 1 tablespoon freshly chopped basil leaf Get your dried, organic herbs, organic essential oils, bulk spices, loose leaf organic teas and aromatherapy supplies at the place where we shop – Starwest Botanicals! Put herbs and water in a pot with the lid on. Bring to a boil and then immediately […]