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How To Make Aspirin From A Willow Tree

“In this article, I will be showing you how to make a crude form of aspirin from the bark of a willow tree. It is a great remedy for headaches, hangovers, and other minor pain. The use of the willow tree as a mild pain reliever goes back to the Native Americans, who used it […]

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DIY Honey Shampoo

“If you had told me last year that my shelf of hair care products would be reduced to a homemade honey shampoo, I would not have believed you. Shampoo, conditioner, conditioning mask and painfully pricey anti-frizz serum… how could humble honey replace all of that? Let me start at the beginning. This past year, I’ve […]

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Homemade Non-Toxic Liquid Hand Soap – $3.50 Per Gallon

“I have something to say. Commercial non-toxic liquid hand soap is way, way too expensive.  Since switching over all of our household products to chemical free varieties, purchasing liquid hand soap is something that always makes me choke.  We need easy access to soap at our sinks, but good grief all the options I found […]

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10 Ways You Can Use Lemon Juice Instead Of Toxic Chemicals

“Contrary to all those catchy commercials, you don’t need to use expensive products and toxic chemicals to clean your home, ease a cough, or soften your skin. Lemon juice can replace countless bottles of overpriced chemicals for a fraction of the cost. And I definitely rest easier using food-based products instead of exposing myself, my […]

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DIY All-Purpose Anti-Bacterial Essential Oil Blend

“If you have had any interest at all in essential oils, then you’ve probably come across folks talking about a particular oil blend that has a name that is a synonym of “robber.” (Apparently, I can’t say the name here…) I know the first time I heard of it, I couldn’t help but wonder what […]

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How To Make Bug Repellent Salve

Mosquitoes.  I hate those little bugs but oh how they love me.  They either view me as their queen and have to be near me or they view me as a very yummy, irresistible snack.  I also have a knack of attracting spiders, gnats, flies, really, any bug outside (or inside) will make it’s way […]

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Amazing Witch Hazel…The Medicinal Marvel With The Funny Name!

“The instructions I got from the doctor’s office for the colonoscopy prep actually suggested purchasing some Tucks hemorrhoid pads for relief of any discomfort you might have… down there. But I figured why buy a whole jar of something I’m only going to use once (knock on wood). Then I thought about the bottle of […]

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Homemade Shampoo From Baking Soda & Apple Cider Vinegar

“So I recently read a post on a blog called Letters To The Editor about natural hair care, thanks to my lovely friend Carrie. I had kind of always had a sneaking suspicion that the stuff we buy at the store was probably not the best stuff to be putting on our scalp, due to […]

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Benefits Of Citrus Fruits For A Healthy Body

“The benefits of Citrus fruits including oranges, lemons, limes, grapefruit and various others are an excellent source of vitamins; however, they offer a number of other benefits in addition to eating healthy. Citrus fruits grow on flowering trees as well as shrubs. They are known for being juicy, for their acidity and many have a […]

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7 Natural Remedies For Children

“Being the mom of four kids, I have plenty of opportunities to use natural remedies. Between taking care of boo-boos and the occasional illness, I feel very comfortable pulling out the necessary remedy to fix the problem. I use all these remedies now, but there was a time when I had no idea what I […]

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