Archives for April 2017

7 Lovely Ways To Use Wild Violets

Wild violets are beautiful and sweet smelling, but to many people, they’re seen as a challenging weed that’s hard to control, killing their beautifully lush lawns that they’ve worked so hard to achieve. Native to the eastern regions of North America, they colonize easily in slightly shaded moist soil and often cohabitate with other colonizing yard weeds. For someone who is seeking that perfect, manicured… [read more]

10 Signs You Have Too Much Estrogen + How To Fix It

Estrogen balance is essential for the body to function as it should. When hormones are balanced, everything usually works like it should, but when they’re unbalanced, it can cause a number of issues. Estrogen is known as the “female” hormone, while testosterone is considered the “male” hormone. Although they are both identified with specific genders, both are found in males and females, but women do… [read more]

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]

World’s Simplest Homemade Shampoo That’s Perfect For Your Hair Type

There are tons of natural shampoos out on the market, but the cost can be quite steep to say the least. Conventional shampoos can be more cost effective, but they’re also full of toxic chemicals that are harsh on the body. With this simple natural shampoo recipe, you’ll have the best of both worlds. It’s both cost effective, and super good for your hair and… [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]

6 Brilliant Uses For Apple Cider Vinegar In The Garden

As you probably know by now, apple cider vinegar has what seems like about a gazillion different benefits and uses. In fact, it’s practically become an obsession for many. You may even already be using it in the morning as part of a drink for its burst of energy and other health benefits. It’s effective for just about anything, from your skin and hair to… [read more]

How To Grow Air Plants (Tillandsia) & Why You Should

Don’t have a green thumb, or think you don’t have time to care for plants in your home? Well, think again, because air plants, or Tillandsia as they’re officially called, are some of the easiest plants to grow. While they still need some attention to thrive and live a happy life, it doesn’t take a lot of work to care of them. Air plants are… [read more]

10 Reasons To Start Putting Lavender Oil On Your Skin & Hair

Just thinking about the scent of lavender can make you feel relaxed, and sipping a tea made from its leaves will even help you sleep better. While you probably know about the calming properties of this wonderful purple flowering plant, did you know there are many reasons to start putting it on your skin and hair? Lavender offers an incredible number of uses. So many in… [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]