5 Reasons You Should Put Castor Oil In Your Hair

When you think of castor oil, you probably think about your grandma, or great grandmother, who recommended it for just about every ailment and remedy under the sun. While it’s often been made fun of, there’s a reason it’s so beneficial – it offers potent antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that can be utilized to treat a host of problems. Castor oil is made from the… [read more]

How To Grow A Lemon Tree From Seed No Matter Where You Live

They say when life gives you lemons, make lemonade, but you really should do a whole lot more than that. This little citrus fruit not only offers a multitude of health benefits, they’re one of the most alkaline forming foods on Earth, which makes them great for balancing an acidic body. Lemons were first created as a cross between a lime and a citron. It… [read more]

8 Most Powerful Antibacterial Essential Oils & How To Use Them

Essential oils aren’t just for use in aromatherapy, massage, and other spa treatments. Many have been extensively researched, leading the scientific community to discover their benefits for treating a variety of diseases. There are hundreds of different essential oils and more than a few offer unique antibacterial properties. Of course, essential oils have long been known for their ability to heal, but few people realize that… [read more]

18 Cold Weather Hacks To Keep You Warm & Reduce Bills

The very best steps you can take to make sure your home is nice and toasty this winter is to perform a home energy audit as well as the annual fall/winter home maintenance checklist. Once you’ve done the major stuff – locating and sealing up air leaks, replacing your furnace filters, and adding extra insulation where needed – there are still quite a few little… [read more]

8 Reasons To Start Consuming MCT Oil & Top Brands To Choose

You may have heard about MCTs. After all, coconut oil has become one of the hottest superfoods there’ve been in recent years, and much of its benefits are thanks to MCTs, or medium-chain triglycerides, a form of saturated fatty acid. Coconut oil contains about 62 to 65 percent of these fatty acids, but recently, MCT oils have become increasing popular. MCT oil is an oil… [read more]

Homemade Elderberry Syrup + 7 Reasons You Should Have A Tbsp Per Day

The use of elderberries for their medicinal benefits dates back thousands of years. In the Middle Ages, the elderberry was considered a Holy Tree because of its ability to improve longevity and health. There is even evidence that it might have been cultivated by prehistoric man, and recipes have been found for making natural medications out of elderberry dating back to ancient Egyptian times. The… [read more]

How To Make An Anti-Anxiety, Anti-Stress Magnesium Drink

Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in the body, and it has some significant roles when it comes to supporting health and wellness. In fact, every cell in the body contains it and needs it to function. While magnesium isn’t often talked about, it may be one of the most overlooked minerals. An estimated 80 percent of Americans are said to be deficient in… [read more]

12 Festive Ways To Make Your Home Smell Like Christmas

The sweet scent of freshly baked cookies, the smoky aroma of a roaring fire, the earthy fragrance of the Christmas tree, the allure of the holiday feast roasting in the oven all day long – these and so many more smells mix and mingle to mean only one thing: it’s Christmastime! Christmas is such a fragrant time of year, so powerful that it leaves an… [read more]

6 Reasons You Need To Start Using A Konjac Sponge

Konjac sponges have been taking the world by storm, the skincare world that is. These increasingly popular, but definitely rather strange looking sponges, aren’t the type of sponge you’d imagine, but they are actually made out of a porous root vegetable. The sponge itself is the Japanese konyaku root, which explains why it has been all the rage in Japan for quite some time now.… [read more]

10 Best Fitness Products That Should Be In Every Home

Just because the weather turns cold or wet doesn’t mean you can forget about getting some exercise in. These days, there’s really no excuse, and while you could always hit the gym, what happens when snowy, icy roads make it a serious challenge to get there? Having the right fitness products at home also gives you the freedom and flexibility to workout when it’s most… [read more]