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DIY Green Tea Toner

This green tea toner is great for summer,†because itís uplifting, refreshing, and filled with antioxidants. Itís†also insanely easy to make! 1 organic green tea†bag 1 organic peppermint tea bag 1…

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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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The Benefits of Growing Aloe Vera

Aloe vera has been on my mind since I spoke with a non-gardening friend recently. He was tentatively interested in growing a few houseplants. At that point all the windowsills and side tables in my ho…

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Which Health Drinks are Actually Healthy?

  It seems like there's a new health drink on the market every day. With promises to prevent cancer and heart disease, boost your immunity, improve digestion, and other amazing results, someti…

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12 Uses for Aloe

Is there any better feeling than slathering your sunburn with aloe vera? Well, sure, because there are a ton of other ways to use the stuff that don't require an ill-advised trip to the beach sans the…

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Green Your Medicine Chest

I have been traveling a bit lately and spend a lot of time moving my bags from one place to another. You realize, when you travel often, just what you need (and moreover just what you don't need) to l…

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Summer Tress Rescue

So you may not have back-to-school outfits laid out on your bed, but something about the passing of Labor Day makes many of us a tad giddy about fall. Although, yes, it's still 85F degrees out, those …

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Lighten Age Spots Naturally

Hi Annie, I came across your column and am happy to say that over a period of time I have successfully implemented your remedies at home with minimal cost and good results. I have a question for you. …

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Aloe Vera Hydrating Mask for Dry Skin

Could you give me a recipe for a good hydrating mask for excessively dry skin? I find that aloe vera gel is about the most hydrating plant you can use on your skin, and it is very …

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Our Favorite Sunburn Soothers

Sunburns are not only painful, they can significantly increase our risk of developing skin cancer, and they prematurely age and damage our skin. Treat a sunburn quickly with these all-natural ingredie…

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