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3 Uses For Herbs That Don’t Involve Cooking

When most people think of herbs like basil and rosemary, they usually think of using them to cook. While herbs are great in the kitchen, there’s actually a whole lot more you can do with them besid…

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Natural Help For Hay Fever Season

Hay fever season is on its way. If you are one of the millions of fall allergy sufferers, you are likely to be dreading the oncoming few weeks—or months—of symptoms. It's true that irritated, drippy n…

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7 Summer Safety Tips for INSIDE the Home

Happy summer! Have fun swimming, hiking, biking, boating, grilling, and enjoying the great outdoors this summery season -- but don't forget the essentials of outdoor summer safety. Remember too that i…

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7 New Ways to Use Essential Oils in Your Beauty Routine

Sure, some creams and lotions developed by dermatologists and hair professionals work, but take a quick look at the contents on your favorite jar of $100 miracle potion—chances are, at least of the fe…

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Top 5 Natural Mosquito Repellents that Really Work

Many years ago I stood outdoors with a group of people and within two minutes was swarmed by mosquitoes while the others were almost completely unaffected. After making my escape indoors, a quick coun…

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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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The Surprising Way to Beat Road Rage

Let's face it: most of us have experienced road rage at some time or another. We can't help reacting to the driver that recklessly cuts in front of our vehicle, narrowly missing us -- or the car we ca…

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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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5 Natural Remedies for Congestion

Whether you're coping with fall allergies or got hit with your first cold-weather ick, congestion can really knock you off your game. A stuffy nose is annoying during the day, but congestion and post-…

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Make Your Own Chemical-Free Essential Oil Diffuser

This DIY project is cheap and easy, and ensures that you won't have a room full of toxic fragrance. The purpose of an essential oil diffuser is to spread the aroma of essential oils throughout a ho…

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