Natural Detoxification: Overcoming a Toxic Environment

The practice of detoxification is based on the principle that illness can be caused by toxic accumulation in the body. By removing these toxins, you can allow your body to heal. This method of healing has been in practice for thousands of years and is now supported by the conventional medical community. In fact, the Center for Disease Control estimates…

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Summer & Sun: Natural Sunburn Remedies

Some people feel that summer and sunburns go together. You can’t have one without the other! And to some extent, that’s true! Others slather themselves in sunblock to guard against burns. We stock up on the strongest SPF and reapply every couple hours. No sunburn here! It’s true — we have a complicated relationship with sunlight these days. It…

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Apple Cider Vinegar Hair Rinse for Beautiful Hair

As a child, my mother always used an apple cider vinegar hair rinse after shampooing. That was before the days of shelves laden with hair care products. Unfortunately, these products are a significant source of toxin exposure. Check out four of the common chemical toxins found in hair conditions (including other hair care products) and health concerns related…

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8 Natural Remedies for Ear Infections

I was waiting in line at the store the other day and overheard two young mothers talking about ear infections. It seems their children were experiencing the problem so many families deal with — chronic ear infections. The thing that struck me about the conversation was that both of these moms were concerned about the amount of antibiotics their children…

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CBD Oil for Anxiety: Treating Anxiety Disorders Safely

In America alone, 40 million people suffer annually from anxiety disorders, and this number continues to grow. Anxiety is more than just sweaty palms and stress dreams before a big test or interview. It’s a crippling mental disorder that can make even simple, daily tasks seem huge and overwhelming.   Anxiety doesn’t just affect the brain — it has profound…

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DIY Gluten Free Holiday Gift

Does the stress of holiday shopping bring you down? Of course everyone is looking for the perfect gift for those on their list, but finding it…well that’s where the stress comes in. If your list contains people who are struggling with dietary restrictions it might be easier than you think to bring a twinkle to their eyes. One of the hardest times…

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3 Secrets to Stay Healthy During Air Travel

Airports. Most people dread everything associated with them – long lines, security, layovers, travel delays. Seasoned travelers develop strategies to streamline the process (TSA PreCheck anyone?), but there is one aspect of travel that is particularly intimidating – the dreaded airplane cold! All of us want to stay healthy during air travel. Is it possible??? Our family has spent more than one vacation…

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