9 Reasons You Should Start Putting Mango Butter On Your Skin & Hair

If you’ve ever eaten a mango, you know how delicious and juicy this fruit is – and, while you probably toss the seed out, those seeds are actually what’s used to make mango butter. Mango butter is a soft, creamy butter that has a very mild scent. It’s extracted from the de-shelled fruit kernels of the mango tree, and then heated and boiled in order… [read more]

Argan Oil: 17 Reasons Everyone Needs A Bottle Of This “Miracle” Oil

The popularity of Argan oil has exploded since the many amazing health benefits offered by this “miracle oil” have been made public. The oil is cold-pressed from the fruit of the Moroccan Argan tree (Argania spinosa), which is so nutritious that goats climb the trees just to eat them. Inside of that fruit is the little nut from which Argan oil is produced. For centuries,… [read more]

6 Reasons You Need More Potassium & 12 Potassium Rich Foods

Potassium is one of the most important electrolytes in the body. It’s vital to the healthy functioning of all of the body’s cells, tissues and organs. It also helps to control the amount of water in the body and helps the blood maintain a healthy pH level, which is why it’s so important when you lose electrolytes in your sweat, to obtain a source of… [read more]

Homemade Spicy Salve That Instantly Blocks Pain

Sore muscles, aches and pains can really put a kink in your day-to-day activities. The problem is, new research now suggests that popping ibuprofen can be downright dangerous for your health. Instead, why not make your own all-natural spicy salve to block pain messages from reaching your brain? It’s easy, affordable and made with ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen. Why choose a salve?… [read more]

7 Reasons You Should Never, Ever Use DEET & What To Use Instead

Nearly all conventional insect repellents used today contain DEET, a chemical that was developed during the Second World War, used by the U.S. Army in jungle warfare. In 1957, it was registered as a pesticide where it became available to consumers and has been used ever since. DEET works by confusing odor receptors on mosquitoes’ antennae. A blood seeking mosquito targets you by detecting three… [read more]

11 Best Nut Butters You’ve Got To Try

Grocery store shelves are filled with jar after jar of nut butter, most peanut butter, including those popular brands you probably grew up with as a child, but most commercial peanut butter is packed with sugar and fillers and have more sugar than they do fiber. Even those so-called “all-natural” brands that market themselves as the healthier choice often pack their products with unnecessary additives. Before… [read more]

13 Home Remedies To Get Rid Of Eczema That Really Work

I once heard a doctor refer to eczema as “the itch that rashes.” Eczema – the name given to a handful of dermatological medical conditions that affects far more infants and children than it does adults. The condition is fairly easy to identify. Generally appearing on the hands, feet, face, legs, or the inner creases of knees and elbows, symptoms typically include extremely dry or… [read more]

8 Easy Ways To Get All The Magnesium You Need (Without Eating Bags Of Raw Spinach)

Magnesium is a mineral that is crucial to the body’s functioning – in fact, it’s involved in more than 300 biochemical functions in the body, like regulating heartbeat rhythms, helping maintain normal muscle and neurotransmitter functions as well as keeping your immune system strong. Magnesium is a macro-mineral, which, unlike trace minerals, is needed by the body in large amounts.  A magnesium deficiency is one… [read more]

Homemade Collagen Boosting Elixir For Younger Looking Skin

Collagen is everywhere these days; in beauty creams, wrinkle fillers and even elixirs. And while that may sound crazy, it’s really not. Although your body continues to produce collagen throughout your life, overtime production degrades and decreases. By incorporating a collagen-boosting elixir into your diet, you can have healthier hair, stronger nails, more youthful skin, and yes, even feel younger! What Is Collagen & Why… [read more]

5 Best Natural, Organic & Non-Toxic Sunscreens

We’ve been told, time and again, to slather on sunscreen every time we go outside, even on overcast days. What is much less publicized is the dizzying array of chemical ingredients found in most sunscreen brands and their impact on human health. Fortunately you can have sun protection without coating your largest organ in gobs of dubious compounds… Mineral Sunblock vs. Chemical Sunscreens In addition… [read more]