You can live a full, active and enjoyable life even if you have diabetes. With a good diet, exercise, and constant coordination with your doctor, you can manage your insulin levels and your health. And there are more and more tools for diabetic to help control blood sugar level. You may want to talk to your doctor about recent research on herbs and supplements (mever take them without his advice). [Read more…]
Commercially available deodorants stop sweat, but they interrupt your body’s natural way of releasing toxins through sweat. They may also contain aluminum, which some studies have linked with cancer.
An alternative is to control the odors caused by perspiration with natural oils. Here are some tips on making your own natural talcs and deodorants. They are completely healthy and are quite effective in controlling body odor. These talcs and perfumes can also be made in bulk, and then packaged to give as gifts! [Read more…]
When I’ve had a long day, I like to soak in a hot tub, with a glass of wine in one hand and music drifting in from the bedroom. And part of this incredibly relaxing ritual is scented oils.
Aromatherapy experts are right: certain smells can calm and refresh the spirit.
Here are some great bathing oils and herb sachets that you can add to your bath time ritual. They’re a great way to manage stress and a cheap treat that can turn a simple bath into a wonderful ‘me time’ activity. [Read more…]
Tired and sluggish? Try taking cleansing vegetable juices. Celery, carrots, etc. have excellent cleansing properties because the fruits and vegetables are medicines in themselves. Plus, it’s easy for the body to absorb them, so you can see the effects pretty quickly.
Here is a simple tip on preparing cleansing fruit and vegetable juices. Taking just two or three glasses of these a day will help you feel stronger, more alert, and even give you better skin. [Read more…]
We’ve all been through it: we eat too much, and feel bloated and uncomfortable. Sometimes we even experience a burning sensation in the abdomen area. Uh-oh, we have indigestion.
When indigestion strikes, you can reach for these organic cures that can be made from ingredients you probably already have in your pantry. These will help relieve the discomfort and stimulate digestion. [Read more…]