DIY Natural Insect Repellent Spray and Soap

      Try some healthier ways to avoid insects with DIY Natural Insect Repellent Spray and Soap.  Each day drink one or two tablespoons apple cider vinegar, eat lots of garlic and take a vitamin B1 many believe is all you need to do to repel insects.  Another trick is to mix some essential oils (listed below)  into your moisturizer and rub in before going outside.  If you are going in an infested area use common sense and wear long pants and long-sleeved shirt. Pull your socks Read more [...]

Infused Waters

         Infused Waters We all know we need to drink water but did you know; water also helps your body with detoxification, energy and hydration. Start your day by putting as much fruit in water as you like in some water. Now here is the difficult part.... let the water sit for at least 30 minutes before drinking Below is a list of things you can add to your water and what benefits they have. (1) Green tea, mint, and lime --- fat burning, digestion, headaches, congestion Read more [...]

Natural Headache Cures

  Here are some natural things you can do to help with a headache. Give these a try before you pop those pills. First drink plenty of room temperature water it will help with all types of headaches.     Tension Headaches This type of headache is caused because the muscles that cover your skull are contracting. The pain will be from ear to ear and around the front of your head. These are the most common type of headache. People usually get these because of stress and the lack of Read more [...]

Heal Cuts, Scrapes, Scratches and Bruises Naturally

        Naturally heal those scrapes cuts and bruises. The items will really surprise you how fast they work. As with anything else check with your doctor first before using any of the things listed below.   Cayenne Pepper: can be used on minor scrapes and scratches for quick relief, but never on open wounds Aloe Vera: Break off a leaf and squeeze gel directly on the area. Aloe Vera relieves pain and provides quicker healing. Reapply 3-4 times daily. Plantain: is Read more [...]

Fighting Age Foods to Look and Feel Younger

  Beauty and health start on the inside and work it way out. Remember the old saying “You are what you eat.” Well it is very true. Here are some foods that will help you look and feel younger. Whole Grain Pasta: Whole grain pasta (whole wheat should be listed as the first ingredient) have 3 times more antioxidants than other pasta. Whole grains reduce the risk of heart disease To make sure you are getting what you are paying for the whole wheat should be listed as the first ingredient. Coconut Read more [...]

Feel Better Bath to Relieve Stress, or Reduce Cold Symptoms

      Be a little creative replace these oils with some you prefer and make your very own special bubble bath! Some excellent essential oils for relieving stress are Jasmine, Rose, Lavender, Clary Sage (only a very little too much can cause a headache), Sandalwood, Geranium (pregnant and nursing women should NOT use this oil), and Ylang Ylang.     This bath is perfect for the cold season and will help you breathe easier, while the eucalyptus oil will ease congestion.   10 drops Read more [...]

Can’t Fix it? Find Somebody That Can!

    Three months after my 21st birthday, I was in an automobile accident, I went through the windshield. On my way back in to the car, the person hit us again. There was extensive damage to my face, back, neck and mouth. Luckily for me, a plastic surgeon was on call, and I had my first surgery that day. Everywhere I have lived since that point, I have had a plastic surgeon as one of my doctors. I believe that if you can’t fix it find someone qualified that can! Anytime there is something Read more [...]

Did you know there are Healthy Benefits of Tears and not all Tears are the Same?

  Growing up, did you ever hear “stop those crocodile tears” or “buck-up stop that crying”? I know I sure did many times. Why do we teach children not to cry? Those comments during my childhood have made it extremely difficult for me to cry, and when I do it upsets me that I cried. Popular belief is that crying is a sign of weakness among humans, especially men. Crying in public was considered normal until the Industrial Revolution, when unemotional workers were wanted to run machinery.   During Read more [...]

Passionflower Tea and Stress Relief

  I think about it tea has been around for thousands of years. Historically it has been used for medicine and relaxation. This tea is a natural and milder choice to assist you during stressful times. This tea is to be used as an addition to help with stress relief and not to be a substitute for whatever you medical professional recommends. Passionflower was first known to be used by Native American. It contains chrysin, and that is what provides anti-anxiety benefits. In 2011 a journal Read more [...]

Foods That Create Mucus vs. Foods That Eliminate Mucus

  Keep this list handy now that cold season is upon us.   If you or someone you love gets a cold here is a list of items that either create mucus or eliminate it!   Avoid these Foods That will Create more Mucus Corn Oil Corn Sunflower Safflower All Milk Products Cottage Cheese Yogurt Ice Cream Butter Cereal Pies Ghee Syrup Jams Jellies Cookies Chips Bread Pretzel Fried Food Soy     Eat as many of These Foods That will help to Eliminate Mucus Cauliflower Garlic Celery Asparagus Bamboo Read more [...]