There are hundreds of plants used all over the world, which are used in herbal medicine as treatments for viral infections. Get your dried, organic herbs, organic essential oils, bulk spices, loose leaf organic teas ...
Going on a gluten free diet is an extreme lifestyle change. It is by no means easy. You will not be able to consume the foods that you love. Any food that contains gluten or ...
If you just took a bite into a spicy Mexican dish that made your eyes water as if trying to put out the fire on your tongue, you probably just had a dose of chili ...
There comes a time in the lives of many when the roles are reversed. All your life your parents may have played a caregiving role. Now that they’re entering their senior years, you’ve started caring ...
Since more than 40% of the deaths in the United States are caused by heart disease, then there is a very real chance that you or someone you love could be affected. The good news ...
Ginger helps stimulate a therapeutic sweat. Studies also show that it helps fight against bacterial infections that may develop as a result of the viral infection. Lemon juice does the same thing, warding off secondary bacterial infections and giving a whopping amount of Vitamin C. Apple cider (and apple cider vinegar), is extremely rich in […]
One of the most effective ways to both lose weight and maintain your weight is to manage the size of your meals. Learning about appropriate portion sizes for the various food groups is the first step. Once you know what a healthy portion looks like, then you can take advantage of a few tips and […]
Perhaps you’ve been making smoothies for some time now. If you have, that typically means one of two things; you are either, 1) a smoothie burnout or, 2) a crazy smoothie expert. If you’re like most people, chances are you’re in the burnout stage. Part of that burnout comes from the continual process of gathering […]
Going green is a environmentally sound practice for you and your family. But it is a choice. Going green means using green home products or green appliances or just using common sense. Green home products range from cleaning materials to flooring and appliances. When you are going green it is often helpful to start small […]
If you suffer from anxiety, you might be surprised to learn that flowers can help. But not flowers delivered by the florist. The passionflower is often used as an herbal remedy for a number of purposes, one of which is anxiety. The passionflower is a flowering climbing vine that is native to south-eastern North America. […]
If you ask 100 people which is the most important of the five senses, most people will likely answer vision. Since vision is so essential, you’ll want to do what you can to keep your eyes healthy. One way to improve their health is to learn exercises to relieve stressed eyes. Working at a computer […]
Ingredients: * 2 cups distilled water * 3 tablespoons vodka * 5 drops sandalwood essential/fragrance oil * 10 drops bergamot essential/fragrance oil * 10 drops cassis essential/fragrance oil Directions: Mix all the ingredients together, shake well. Place in a dark bottle. Then allow the perfume to settle for at least 12 hours. Store in a […]
When you hear about superfoods, it can sound somewhat intimidating. It may sound like you have to spend a great deal of money and completely change your diet, or force yourself to eat meals that taste unpleasant. In reality, though, superfoods are just regular foods – some are unusual, but they are generally just really […]
Beat the yolk of an egg until it is light and frothy, add a half cup of milk and the mashed half of a ripe peeled avocado. A blender is handy here, but if you don’t have one, beat the mixture with a fork until you have a thin cream or lotion-like consistency. Apply on […]