Posts tagged natural alternatives
We all know we need to drink more water. The thing is, sometimes, it gets a little boring. Water is, well, just water. There are times when I know I’m thirsty, and I get myself a tall glass of cool, clear water, and just drink in it’s freshness. But, other times, a little extra flavor might help. One way to “spice” up your water is to add, of all things, cucumber. You can slice a cucumber, and drop it into a pitcher of water, allowing the essence and flavor to infuse into the water. It is really quite delicious!
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The thing that does the trick in the classic commercially-made vapor rubs is the Eucalyptus and the Menthol. These are good things, and we all know the comforting feeling it brings when that stuffy head cold sets in.
Unfortunately, there are some not-so-good ingredients in that same vapor rub, like Petroleum, and Turpentine. Fortunately, I have a recipe for making a home made version that will do you good, and is good for you in all ways. Here you go…
½ cup olive oil (organic is best)
½ to 1 tsp organic Menthol (this will be in crystals)
1 ounce of beeswax, coarsely chopped More >
Nowdays, everyone is just a little stressed, yes? The world is moving fast, time itself seems to be going fast. Nerves are shot, deadlines come at us fast, and many people are just on their last nerve. Instead of reaching for that prescription drug, or anxiety medication, perhaps you could try a more natural answer to dealing with tension and stress. You could use Aromatherapy to help you relax. Here’s what to do.
1- First, breath deeply. Take some really deep breaths. Relax, and focus on one small happy thing, no matter how small, and be in the present moment, not More >