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Are We Cleaning Ourselves to Death?

by Victoria Bender,  Contributor to Aromatherapy on Allthingshealing.com We buy products to clean, deodorize and freshen our homes that have ingredients also used as pesticides and fertilizers amon…

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Aromatherapy and Emotions

by Joie Power, PhD, Guest Editor of Aromatherapy on Allthingshealing.com Aromas effect mood and evoke memories. If the smell of baking cookies, a smoky campfire, or a lover's favorite perfume have e…

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Cooling Summer Epsom Salt Bath

Epsom salt baths are the best. They make your skin soft as silk, and have an amazing array of health benefits. My favorite perks from soaking in Epsom salt include detoxification, stress reduction, an…

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7 Ways to Make Your Living Space Smell Nice

Rather than spraying chemical-laden air fresheners, choose one of these seven natural ways to make your living space smell a little nicer. 1. Invest in houseplants. Have your favorite plants and he…

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9 Aromatherapy Essentials

Aromatherapy--the use of pure essential oils as a natural therapy—can be a powerful healer when used properly.  It has been proven effective for many conditions, including:  PMS, depression, and fatig…

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Get Rid of Maggots and Flies in Your Trash

The unpleasant odor of a can full of trash is something most of us simply tolerate. But if you’ve ever had the misfortune of opening up your outdoor trash can and discovering little crawling white mag…

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10 Baths That Heal

I lived for two and a half years without running water (while living in a tipi on a commune where I bathed daily in an ice cold creek). I still marvel the blessings of hot running water for its calmin…

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New Year Make(up) Over

Are you ready for a New Year makeover?  A fresh look that energizes you and gives you that extra boost of confidence?  Or maybe you like your look; are you up for making a tweak that will keep you loo…

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Natural Home Cleaning Tips (with video)

Is it crowded under your sink with bottles of cleaning products? Healthy cleaning at home starts with some basic ingredients that keep toxins at bay, the EcoNest sparkling and your pocketbook happy. …

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DIY for Oily/Acne-Prone Skin

The most green thing you can do for your beauty regime is to make your own face and body oil. It is so incredibly easy and fun to do, and will save money, energy, and trees (no packaging!). When …

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