Herbal ointments, crafted with care from organically cultivated garden herbs and wild harvested herbaceous plants known for their healing properties and medicinal benefits, are inexpensive and easy to make at home. Not only will you save money, you ensure that a salve meant to heal your skin, relieve pain, or prevent infection is not full of artificial ingredients and harsh chemicals; safe for children and pets.
Most of the time your spine is fairly durable and flexible enough to absorb the extra pressure from sitting or standing in positions the place added strain on muscles, tendons, ligaments, and joints. And if any discomfort is experienced, it’s usually a temporary inconvenience that goes away with a little rest, the application of heat or cold with a heating pad or ice pack, or over-the-counter medications. If you're experiencing lingering back or neck pain, however, you may want to give some thought to how you sit, stand, or sleep throughout your day. Read on to learn what steps you can take to improve your posture and get a break from spine-related pain.
Everyone is in love with coconut oil, but what about the people who aren't? My friend, for example, is allergic to the stuff. Even if she wanted to, she couldn't use any products that contained it without a trip to the hospital. Not cool. But have no fear: Argan oil is here! This plant oil is just as great at multitasking as its tropical competitor and has insanely good benefits. Some of these benefits include vitamin A, vitamin E, anti-oxidants, linoleic acid, and Omega-6 fatty acids. Sweet! But what if you don't know how to use it? No worries, that's where this article comes into play. Here are 10 ways to add argan oil to your beauty routine.
To use natural remedies for a UTI effectively, it is essential to understand what UTIs really are. Urinary tract infections are the most common form of bacterial infection. They are more common in women than among men and can range from mildly annoying to very painful. It is estimated that around 150 million people develop a urinary tract infection each year. UTIs are usually treated with a course or two of antibiotics, however recurrent usage of antibiotics can cause resistance and infections can reappear. Hence to cure and prevent UTIs, it is best to turn to nature and use the simple but efficient cures. You will be surprised by how natural remedies for UTIs will bring relief and help you get through a difficult time.
We’ve searched far and wide to discover the best natural acne treatments for your skin… and you can use them all from the comfort of your own home!
Don't let the cold get the best of you. Use these life hacks and kick winter in the butt!
Netflix is cool and all, but how much time can you waste re-watching SVU or Stranger Things? Seriously, there is no better feeling in the world than when you successfully create a cat 😺 hammock or make your first margarita 🍹 body scrub. That is why I've gathered up 23 of my favorite DIY tutorials to help you keep busy, save money and feel good about getting shit done. Put down the Apple TV remote, grab your glue gun, a bottle of wine (save the bottle, you'll need it later) and do it yourself.
Funny how a random conversation with a fellow knitter turned into a comparison of the unexpected similarities between the mechanics of knitting in the round and how to use prayer beads.
Cleaning is an acquired taste. Some of us find it cathartic; We clean when we are stressed or anxious. Others only clean out of necessity-when the gunk in the toilet takes on a life of its own or the sheets begin to smell like something died in them. Dishes pile up and spill over, the sticky substance on the counters starts spreading down the cabinets... not a pretty picture.
What’s currently hanging out in your snack cupboard? I’ve got...let’s see...1/4 of a bag of off-brand BBQ potato chips, 3 partially crumbled cheese-flavored rice cakes, some extremely stale Wheat Thins from a camping trip several weeks ago...and, oh, goody! Two alarmingly bendable graham crackers! I do also have lots of fresh fruit, but the thing about fruit is...it just doesn’t feel like a snack on its own. To avoid opening the giant bag of Reese’s Peanut Butter cups I just bought for Halloween, it’s going to have to be vegan energy bars TO THE RESCUE! Shun your own stale snack cupboard and stir up some of these fresh, crunchy, sweet and salty bars to munch. I can’t promise I’ll stay away from the candy stash completely, but at least it’ll have a fighting chance of lasting a little bit longer. (Tying yours up in brown paper and twine is completely optional, albeit adorable.)
I'm sure most of you have suffered from sunburn once in your life and if you haven't, you definitely know someone who has. What about the times you've been burnt while away in another country or on a cruise in the middle of the ocean? These sunburn treatments vary from common to bizarre remedies with one thing in common; they are all extremely easy to find!