Category Archives: Did You Know

Natural ways to ward off moths include the oils of cedarwood, sage, lavender…

Natural ways to ward off moths include the oils of cedarwood, sage, patchouli, lavender, and bay laurel.  You can make your own sachets for your closet and drawers by putting the oil onto dried flowers or cotton balls and then putting that into a piece of fabric and tie it closed with a string.

 

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Naturally whiten your teeth by brushing with activated charcoal

A great way to naturally whiten your teeth is by brushing with activated charcoal.  It works by absorbing the stains from the teeth. Give it a try!

Dehydration causes impairment of one’s immune system

Dehydration inhibits the effectiveness of the lymphatic system and allows cellular waste to linger in the body.  Dehydration causes impairment of one’s immune system and can contribute to autoimmune diseases and other chronic illnesses, as well as general pain, fatigue and low energy.

Drinking water by itself is best, for many other beverages can cause even more dehydration.

Walking barefoot on the ground helps strengthen the body and helps with

Walking barefoot on the ground such as grass, sand, the dirt, helps strengthen the body and helps fight many common health disorders.  Benefits include helping with chronic pain, poor sleep, auto immune disorders, hypertension and more.  It also helps protect the body against EMF.

Natural insect repellents can be made with any of these

Natural insect repellents can be made with any of these: catmint oil, catnip oil, lavender oil, lemon balm, lemongrass, citronella oil, cinnamon oil, vanilla oil, or eucalyptus oils. To make concentrate for dabbing on skin or clothing, combine 20 drops of essential oil with 2 T of olive or grape seed oil. To make your own sprays- combine your concentrate mixture with purified water and shake well.

Natural ways to repel wasps include using either peppermint oil

Natural ways to repel wasps include using either peppermint oil or eucalyptus oil.  Mix in a spray bottle with water and spray areas as needed to repel them.  The wasps hate the smell.

Cinnamon essential oil can relieve headaches and more

Cinnamon essential oil when used as aromatherapy, can help as a physical, emotional and mental stimulant, relieve headaches and more. The oil also has anti-viral, anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties and boosts the immune system.  Cinnamon oil is very powerful and can irritate the skin, so only small amounts are suggested, or use with a carrier oil, or use in a diffuser to scent the room.

Acupressure trick for headaches – gently squeeze the

Acupressure trick for headaches – gently squeeze the indentations where the bridge of nose meets the forehead.  Other points to try include the muscle in the webbing between thumb and index finger, the muscle between the big toe and second toe, and lastly the area in the back of the head in the hollow between the neck muscles.

For a natural way to clean copper, bronze, stainless steel or pewter…

For a natural way to clean copper, bronze or pewter- make a paste of salt, flour and white vinegar, then rub onto the metal, let sit for 30 minutes and rinse.  For brass use a paste of lemon juice and salt. For stainless steel just wipe with white vinegar.