Category: Natural Health

Ways to Have an Eco-friendly Period

Ladies, I’m specifically talking to you for this post. Guys, advert your eyes. No need to read this one! We’re talking about ways to have an eco-friendly period. That’s right, your period. Have you ever thought about how not green feminine products are? We will be covering a lot in this post so get ready for some great info that will hopefully change how you deal with “that time of the month”. Why Switch to Eco-Friendly Feminine Products Reduces Waste This should be a no brainer. Obviously, switching to eco-friendly (read: reusable) feminine products will reduce waste. How much...

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Menstrual Cramp Relief Salve

That time of the month… ladies we all know what I’m talking about. Nobody likes it but it’s something we all have to deal with. At the best, it’s an inconvenience. Aunt Flo never arrives when we’d like. You might end up with lovely PMS mood swings, bloating, and so on. At worse, you can end up with menstrual cramps so bad that you are not leaving the house… make that your bed! The all too common approach to dealing with menstrual cramps is popping painkillers all day long. Other women even get on birth control just for easier...

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How to Use Essential Oils Safely

I think you’d be very hard pressed to find someone who has not heard of essential oils! Essential oils are the hottest thing around, when it comes to natural health and even if you aren’t interested in the health aspects, they are pretty popular just because they smell good! But do you know how to use essential oils safely? Essential oils work so well when it comes to health and even just diffusing into the air can make you feel great. It’s easy to feel think that since essential oils are natural they don’t have any harmful aspects but that’s not true....

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Elderberry Syrup Plus

anElderberry syrup is the one natural remedy and immunity booster that is an absolutely must-have in my home (now we are upgrading to elderberry syrup plus but first let me explain about elderberry syrup.)  Elderberry Syrup works amazingly well. In fact, it works better than even the flu vaccine when it comes to preventing the flu because elderberry syrup protects against ten strains of the flu whereas the vaccine only focuses on a few. What’s more, elderberry syrup also helps you recover if you do get the flu or even a cold! There aren’t many medicines out there that can prevent...

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Strengthening Nettle Vinegar Hair Rinse

I’m going to let you in on a little secret… my hair is weak. My hair has decided it would like to fall out in amounts more than I’d like to see and my part in my hair is getting wider. Why? Well I’m contributing it to hormones. At first it was post-nursing hormones. Did you even know that was a thing? I had no clue about post-weaning hair loss until it started happening to me. Then I got pregnant again and my hair was happy and growing again. Now that my baby is here and I’m months into...

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How Blue Light Effects the Body and How to Avoid it

Have you heard about wearing orange glasses at night time? It’s one the newer things in the natural world and it’s gaining popularity! Why? Wearing orange glasses is one way to protect your body against all the electronics that we have surrounding us. Any electronic that involves a screen produces blue light. Your tv, cell phones, computers all put off this blue light. The problem is that blue light can mess with our circadian rhythm. It’s that circadian rhythm that helps us know when to sleep. How Blue Light Effects the Body When our body perceives blue light, our...

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5 Ways to Reduce Your Exposure to EMFs

Modern technology has brought many benefits… but have our devices come with a cost? Are we hindering our health with our constant exposure to wireless radiation and other forms of electromagnetic fields (EMFs)? Every cell in the body has an electrical charge, and the function of the cell is based on electricity and electron transfers. It’s not a stretch to conclude that artificial electromagnetic fields (EMFs) have the potential to disrupt our health. (The BioInitiative Report 2012 is an excellent resource for those who would like to know more about the biological effects of non-ionizing radiation.) One of the...

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