Posts categorized with: Safer Products

December 16, 2017

Is is a cold or the flu?

‘Tis the season for runny noses, itchy eyes, fever, and headaches. You have the flu…or is it a cold? It can be confusing. The bulletin linked below from Prevention Magazine can help you differentiate. The flu hits you quickly and dramatically. You will often run a fever above 101F; it is accompanied by body aches […]

October 31, 2017

MATURING SKIN

Usually, at about the age of 50, we experience some significant changes in the character of our skin. Bruising occurs, usually on our hands and forearms, but many times on our feet, ankles and our calves. Our face and neck begin to lose volume as well. It is called aging. There are some things you […]

Natural tea tree essential oil has been a legend for over 70 years. It is a natural essential oil, which has a plethora of applications in a natural environment. It has been used as a traditional medicine for many years. The incredible numbers of applications of tea tree oil are truly amazing. In the days […]

“Do you use reusable bags for our groceries? It’s a great way to cut down on waste and protect the environment. But you may be packing more than food in your reusable grocery bags – as these convenient carrying cases can become contaminated with germs. Luckily, a few simple steps can help prevent this.”  Read […]

Let’s face it. Clothes are expensive. Whether it’s men’s or women’s clothing, the prices are daunting no matter where you purchase them. First, don’t hesitate to shop around and try not to be impulsive. Make sure you really need what it is you are about to purchase. OK, you can indulge yourself from time to […]

“Did уоu know that many оf the hоuѕеhоld рrоduсtѕ bought at the grocery store meant tо kеер уоur home healthy might actually be doing just the opposite? When you see TV commercials with moms mopping their floors and cleaning their kitchen counters, there is no mention of the many toxic chemicals that those products might […]

Number 10 on Dr. Mercola’s list of Top 12 Cancer Prevention Strategies (found here) is: Exposure to Toxins: Reduce your exposure to environmental toxins like pesticides, herbicides, household chemical cleaners, synthetic air fresheners and toxic cosmetics. Seems to me that we are not waking up to the need to choose healthier cleaning products even though there are messages all around us […]

WWW.MERCOLA.COM is always included in my homework when researching a health issue on the web.  Even if I do not agree with everything I read there, I can depend on learning the latest thoughts about an issue and see other sides of it, as well. The website is fair and a wonderful resource for learning […]

Huh? Those words came from one of my teenage sons – the one with the great imagination – in the bedroom down the hall one cold, winter night in January of 1992. He quickly explained that when he got in bed at night, he could feel little pricks down his backside – probably as he curled […]

Most people are aware of the dangers of outdoor air pollution, but did you know that indoor air quality can be even worse? Indoor air pollution is typically two-to-five times worse than the air outdoors. And since 90% of our time is spent indoors, indoor air quality is one of the EPA’s top five environmental […]

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