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Tea Tree Oil Is Great For Your Hair

Added March 26, 2019, Under: How To, Skin Conditions

One of the most popular of essential oils, the Australian Tea Tree Oil has many benefits and uses. The oil is is extracted from Melaleuca alternifolia of the Myrtaceae family. It should never be taken internally. Here are some ways to use Tea Tree Oil for your hair 1. Deep clean Use tea tree oil as a massage oil on the scalp.  Add a few drops of tea tree oil to a carrier oil such as almond, olive or coconut oil in its liquid form, and ...

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How To Battle Those Bronchitis Coughing Fits

Added March 13, 2019, Under: Diseases, Drugs, Health, How To, Top 10

If you have bronchitis, you will be prescribed a course of antibiotics which of course you should complete in full. At the same time it is important to take a course of probiotics to avoid any damage to your gut health. But there are other ways to speed up your recovery and these include: Drinking plenty of fluids while avoiding alcohol. Getting plenty of rest. Taking pain relievers if necessary to ease pain and lower any fever. Increasing the humidity in your ...

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How Hygienic Is Your Smart Phone?

Added March 5, 2019, Under: How To, Technology

Never out of your hand, it is no wonder that today's smart phone could be a ticking "germ" time bomb. Of course, we are exposed to germs on all the every day things that we touch - money, handrails, shopping carts, gym equipment, toilet seats, washroom door handles and more. And we are encouraged to wash our hands when we get home, or to our workplace, especially before we start handling food and beverages. How smart phones are different When we touch our phones, ...

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A Daily Glass Of Lemon Water Can Give You All These Health Benefits

Added February 28, 2019, Under: Dental Care, Diseases, Health, How To

Probably the most inexpensive drink you can make that comes with many health benefits. We are talking about lemon water. Lemons are available year-round with three main types on sale in the USA unless you are lucky enough to have lemon trees growing in your back yard.  Those three main types are Eureka, Lisbon and Meyer. Meyer lemons are a sweeter variety.  When buying lemons, choose those that are yellow and organic, remembering that lemons with thinner skins are juicier. Making lemon water is ...

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The Smallest Splinter Can Cause Painful Problems

Added February 2, 2019, Under: Children's Health, How To, Natural remedies, Parents, Top 10

We've all done it! We've managed to get a tiny splinter of wood or something else into our foot or our hand - and then wondered how to get it out again. And if it is your child who has a splinter, then there can be a lot of drama involved! Instead of getting out the pair of tweezers and prodding and poking, we thought you would like some easier, more gentle ways to get rid of that splinter... Our top ten natural tips ...

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How Many Hugs Are You Giving Away?

Added January 6, 2019, Under: Children's Health, How To, Top 10

Hugging has become more popular than kissing in recent years, especially when greeting or comforting friends and family - and with good reason because hugging comes with lots of health benefits too. Top ten reasons to hug someone! It is universally comforting and accepted by most cultures. It leaves you with a warm feeling when you give a hug or are hugged in return. Hugs help to reduce the stress someone is feeling when you show your support.  In addition, it ...

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Do You Suffer From Strawberry Legs?

Added January 4, 2019, Under: How To, Natural remedies, Skin Conditions

Have you ever come across “strawberry legs”? The skin condition gets its name from the appearance of small black dots on the legs – similar to the dotted skin found on strawberries. While the condition is not harmful, it can make some sufferers self conscious about the appearance of their less-than-perfect legs.  The medical term is keratosis pilaris and it is more common in those with dry skin. What causes strawberry legs? Dry skin affects the skin barrier which is in place to ...

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Would You Like To Know More About Activated Charcoal?

Added December 21, 2018, Under: Dental Care, Health, How To, Natural remedies

Although in the past, activated charcoal was used as a powerful water cleansing product, it has been found to naturally remove toxins and chemicals from our bodies. Not to be confused with those briquettes for the BBQ Activated charcoal is actually not the same as the briquettes which are used on the barbeque for grilling foods. Instead, activated charcoal is a fine black powder made from bone char, coconut shells, peat, petroleum coke, coal, olive pits or sawdust. The charcoal is "activated" by processing ...

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Is Your Sponge Past Its Sell By Date?

Added December 18, 2018, Under: Environment, Health, How To

Old sponges lying there next to the kitchen sink in their worn out, used up, unhealthy state are not a pretty sight! Do we even need them in the first place? Most common sponges are made from plastic. They cannot be recycled or composted. And they should only be used for a week or two at the most. What can we use instead? Well, non-scratch scrub sponges are available online and made from 100% plant-based fibers including 23% recycled paper — and the ...

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The Ancient Art of Jade Rolling is Right on Trend

Added December 8, 2018, Under: How To, Skin Conditions

Extra help is at hand for your skin in the form of a jade roller. It improves blood circulation by stimulating the meridian points. It relaxes the skin while reducing that puffiness that can come after working long hours, spending too much time driving or even over-indulging the night before. Regular use can help work on those dark circles under the eyes by promoting blood circulation around the eye area. A gentle facial massage with the roller can reduce wrinkles, ...

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