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Benefits of Raw Honey

The Benefits of Raw Honey

The bees have lent us some of their immunity in the product of their hives. If you have never eaten raw honey, you are in for a taste and health treat. Facts about Raw Honey Honey has been around as long as there have been bees. We see cartoons about bears getting stung mercilessly while […]

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Getting Rid Of Night Terrors

There is a big difference between nightmares and night terrors, contrary to popular belief. Either of them can cause a lot of stress to child and parent alike. It is common for children to have night terrors which is a sleep disorder that causes high levels of terror and causes the child to become unable […]

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Mosquito Chasing Oil

Ann Lovejoy, the noted Seattle gardener, writer and organic-gardening proponent, has suggested a recipe for catnip-and-rosemary mosquito-chasing oil: * 2 cups catnip, stemmed * 1 cup rosemary, cut in 6-inch sprigs * 2 cups grapeseed oil Get your dried, organic herbs, organic essential oils, bulk spices, loose leaf organic teas and aromatherapy supplies at the […]

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healthy and low-calorie pizza ideas

Healthy and Low Calorie Pizza Ideas

Pizza is a favorite food for many people. Too bad it is so loaded with calories that most people don’t indulge if they want to lose weight and stay healthy. No need to worry. Here are some alternatives for your pizza to help you enjoy it anyway. Let’s start from the bottom up, which is […]

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Helichrysum and Bruises

Get your dried, organic herbs, organic essential oils, bulk spices, loose leaf organic teas and aromatherapy supplies at the place where we shop – Starwest Botanicals! The essential oil Helichrysum applied to new bruises will usually prevent them from forming. The oil is known to prevent swelling and discoloration. Dilute for use on skin   […]

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7 Common Items with Crazy Uses

You might want to take another look at some common items in your home – they may have a crazy or unusual use that you’ve never thought of before! Here are seven common items with uses that may surprise you! 1. Lemons * Deodorizing: Rubbing half a lemon or a lemon slice under your arms […]

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Sea Salt Detox Bath

Get your dried, organic herbs, organic essential oils, bulk spices, loose leaf organic teas and aromatherapy supplies at the place where we shop – Starwest Botanicals! Fill the tub with water * 1/2 cup sea salt * 1/2 cup of baking soda * 1/2 cup of Epsom salt * 1/2 cup of peroxide * 1 […]

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Winter Energy-Saving Tips

Winter can be an energy-intensive time of year. It is understandable to want to reduce your energy consumption as the temperature drops. Thankfully, numerous energy-saving strategies are simple and easy to do. Here are a few pointers on how to keep the heat inside this winter. 1. Programmable Thermostats Do not allow the idea of […]

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