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How to detox using Swedish Bitter

Today I want to talk about detoxing with Swedish Bitter. Swedish Bitter, as you may know, is a old recipe from the 1500's. It was first produced by paracelsus and then later discovered by Maria Treben.If you don't know who Maria Treben is, I will make a video later going more detail into the history of Swedish Bitter. I use Swedish Bitter to detox, in fact my entire family uses Swedish Bitter....
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Ways to make your hair grow fast

Long healthy hair, we all want it at some point in time of our lives. Unfortunately, expensive products will not get you long hair, heres why. Hair is made up of proteins and amino acids.Stop spending hundreds of dollars on hair growth products What does this mean? This means you could very well increase your amount of quality protein and amino acids in your diet if you are looking to grow yo...
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Fertilize your plants with these common household ingredients

In mid summer I decided to fill my balcony with roma tomatoes, sweet peas, and squash varieties such as the straight neck squash and butternut squash. After my first two 5 gallon buckets, 2 bags of organic dirt, and a pack of bamboo sticks -- I couldn't believe how expensive my adventure was going to be. I had not yet invested in fertilizer! Yikes! Over the years I have learned a lot from...
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How to keep skin hydrated during the fall and winter

The summer is behind us and a new season is on the horizon -- Fall. Cold fall, rainy fall, and not so moisturizing to our skin fall. We all know this feeling. Summer is gone, but so is the intense UV rays and heat. In summer, our skins ability to protect is on high and we are in constant correction of any damage caused by too much sun exposure. During this intense UV exposure the stratum corneu...
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How to make Dandelion Honey

Dandelion who? Dandelion honey! Dandelion honey! It's a great alternative to bee honey for us vegetarians and vegans. What can you use dandelion honey for? Coughing a lot? Sore throat has you this season? No problem, drop a teaspoon of dandelion honey in your teacup combined with hot water and or your favorite tea. Not feeling so well or feeling like a cold is coming your way? Dandelion honey...
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How to make your own Elderflower Syrup

Did someone say Elderflower Syrup? Elderflower, one of my favorite smelling flower out there -- so sweet, fresh, and flowery. Elder, a common tree in both USA and Europe has been used in history for its medicinal purposes. Its berries are rich in vitamin C and Potassium and the flowers are rich in A, B1, B2, B3 and vitamin C.Here's what you'll need 40 – 50 Elderflowers 3 liters water 6 O...
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Build a Insect Hotel

Building a insect hotel is fun and educational, especially for the kids. Kids learn about different insects and what types of houses they prefer to live in. In addition, insects need nesting sites so they can lay their eggs and in return they help pollinate our fruit trees and flowers. For example, the carpenter bee. Carpenter bees are often mistaken for a bumble bee because of their similar a...
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How to harvest Nettle

Stinging Nettle, a plant not many are aware of is one of the greatest healing plants out there. What is so special about nettle? Nettle is that plant in the garden that you discovered accidentally when it's prickly little hairs decided to sting you. It grows like a weed in the right soil conditions, preferably where mineral rich and wet ground abounds.What is nettle used for? Nettle is a gentl...
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How to plant seeds in egg cartons

Save your egg cartons for the garden! Using egg cartons to plant seeds or seedlings is a cheap and effective way to get your herbs, flowers, or plants off to great start.Heres what you'll need: an egg carton or multiple egg cartons scissors or multi-tool knife dirt or potting soil seeds hand shovel Find a place in your garden where you would like to plant your seed or seedlings. D...
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How to purchase quality tea

Tea is consumed all over the world and are of importance to many different cultures. Drinking tea is said to bring well-being, that is, if practiced regularly. Tea helps flush out toxins from the body making it a healthy regimen. Different varieties of tea can make us happy, sleepy, awake, calm, or help us to digest. Buying tea is easy but there are some things you should look out for when sel...
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How to use Essential Oil

Here are seven ways to use essential oils 1. InhalationsYou may use essential oils using a inhalation therapy. This use consists of using a essential oil diffuser, essential oil burner, or dropping essential oils into hot water for inhalation and or hot compress. This inhalation therapy is best used for headaches, sinus, or respiratory.2. Baths Please take caution when using essential oils as...
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How to simplify life, reduce stress...

How to simplify life, reduce stress, and gain physical and mental well-being. Stress is a killer and causes many diseases including depression. So what are some things we can do to simplify our lives and reduce the amount of stress?Living Beyond Your Means Adds to Stress Levels Reduce credit card spending and dependency What you don't already have perhaps you do not need. So there is a ...
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Sponge & Loofahs

When picking your yellow, grass or wool sponges, you will have a choice of cuts or forms. Forms are a complete, un-cut sponge. This means that the sponge will have a flat bottom where it was cut from the ocean floor, but otherwise will be perfectly round. Cuts are when a larger sponge has been cut into pieces. Usually cuts will have two flat sides but a round top. For everyday use, cuts are fin...

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