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Skin Care

8 Health Benefits of Antioxidant-Rich Aloe Vera

Aloe vera is a popular medicinal plant that has been used for thousands of years. It is best known for treating skin injuries, such as burns and sores, but may also have several other therapeutic prop…

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How We’re Creating Superbugs

In 1970 the US Surgeon General William Steward told Congress that it is ďtime to close the book on†infectious diseases.Ē He, like most people in the seventies, believed that in large part due to moder…

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What You Need to Know About Buying Essential Oils

Aromatherapy is the therapeutic use of essential oils from plants for the improvement of a personís overall wellbeing. This alternative form of treatment has become so popular that even organizations …

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The Little-Known Herb That Combats Allergies

Itís that time of year again: the season of itchy eyes, sneezing, runny noses and breathing troubles for anyone who suffers from allergies. While it is tempting to run for the decongestants and anti-h…

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7 of My Favorite Ways to Use Beneficial Essential Oils

There are so†many essential oils in the world... it can seem overwhelming! Don't despair! Even the most novice essential oil user can learn to incorporate oils easily into their everyday lives. …

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A 2-Ingredient Deodorant Recipe That WORKS!

I've been using this DIY deodorant for over a year now, and it's by far my favorite recipe. If you've made the switch -- or tried to make the switch -- from conventional deodorants to natural alter…

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All-Natural DIY Recipes for Seasonal Skincare

Finding the right skin care products for your routine can be difficult, especially if you want to avoid conventional cosmetics, harmful chemicals, or animal testing. But did you know that you can make…

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How Phthalates Affect Your Sex Life (& How to Avoid Them)

"Not tonight, honey, I've had too many toxins!" Iím betting that when you consider the factors affecting your interest in sex you probably donít consider toxic exposures. But new research presented…

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8 Scary Ways Alcohol Affects Your Health

There's no question that alcohol has an impact on your health. In some ways, alcohol good: wine, for instance, has been proven time and again to help your heart. In the other extreme, though, alcohol …

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7 Biggest Skincare Myths

Everyone wants good skin -- and there's plenty of advice out there about how to make that happen. But, not all of that advice is necessarily good advice. Read on for some of the biggest skincare myths…

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