How to help people with Dementia using Essential Oils

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Dementia, sadly, is incurable, and whilst researchers and scientists continue to look for the genetic key to unlock this cruelest of conditions, the current focus is on alleviating symptoms of the disease and managing the quality of life for those with this diagnosis. How can essential oils alleviate the symptoms of dementia? Dementia affects many …

How to make your own deodorant with Essential Oils

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Image source: Thehealthymaven.com Some people are inspired to ditch commercial underarm deodorants because they start to have skin reactions but others look for alternatives because of worry and concern over the toxic ingredients they contain. Branded proprietary underarm deodorants often include aluminum compounds and parabens.  Aluminum actually blocks your pores and stops you from sweating …

Essential oils for upset stomachs, bloating, aches and pains

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There is nothing more unpleasant and painful than a bloated stomach or a gassy gut, the trouble is, there are so many potential causes, it’s difficult to know where to start when looking for remedies and solutions. Try changes to your diet, exercise, supplements, and essential oil rubs There are plenty of over-the-counter medications which …

How to make your own natural laundry liquid

how to make your own natural laundry liquid

The list of nasties in commercial laundry products is eye-watering, literally.  Carcinogens, petrochemicals, and optical brighteners are just some of the known offenders with other listed generic ingredients like ‘fragrance’ which can cover up a multitude of sins. But do you realize how simple it is to make your own laundry liquids and powders? Take …

Home remedies for Mosquito bites, bee stings and other insect bites

Mosquito bites are a hazard of the warmer weather and you don’t even need to go outside to get bitten.  Even with domestic precautions, it is impossible to completely rid your home, garden, or yard of mosquitoes and other biting insects, all you can do is hope to lessen the number of times you are …