Category Archives: natural remedies

Have you wondered what natural product you can use in place of the commercial deodorants and/or antiperspirants? Many people are concerned about aluminum. If you want something you are familiar with; something with ingredients you can pronounce, etc. etc. here is an idea – Baking Soda! TIP: Put Baking Soda in an empty seasoning jar with a shaker top. Just shake a little soda in each damp armpit and you probably won’t have irritated underarms.  I never have. – – – Several websites mention research that shows no definite link between the aluminum in antiperspirants and breast cancer or Alzheimer’s disease.   www.webmd.com/skin-problems…/antiperspirant-facts-safety‎ Here is a quote from Duke Nicholas School of the Environment Antiperspirants and Disease: It’s the Pits Is using an antiperspirant likely to cause you mischief? There’s no definitive answer — while there are links between aluminum and disease, the literature shows no clear causalities between disease and…

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              There has been a lot of confusion about the amount of time spent in the sun for fear of getting skin cancer. Science has shown for several years that we need the sun. Here are some of the benefits that we receive from the sun – ·       it boosts the immune system, ·       it alleviates pain from joints swollen by arthritis; ·       it helps lower pain from some PMS pain; ·       it lowers stress, improves mood, it destroys germs, lowers blood pressure; ·       it is beneficial for depression, improved sleep and lowers cholesterol. ·       It is beneficial to jaundice in infants and adults ·       It purifies the air in a room Many of these benefits come from sitting in the sun several days a week. The best times for sunbathing are during the early morning and late afternoon hours or when the sun is low in the sky.…

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      Our body is approximately 75% water.  The brain and the lungs are also largely water. After eliminating water through the skin, lungs, bladder, etc. does our body have enough left to operate efficiently?             Most people are unaware that they are dehydrated ‘resulting in premature aging, stress on kidneys, arthritis and a host of other health problems.’ Amazing Health Facts, p. 19. Signs of dehydration are – headache confusion flushed skin heat intolerance stomach pains, etc. “Dehydration makes your skin look more dry and wrinkled, which can be improved with proper hydration. But once you are adequately hydrated, the kidneys take over and excrete excess fluids,” says Atlanta dermatologist Kenneth Ellner, MD. To avoid being dehydrated, use a natural remedy – drink 6-8 glasses of water per day.  Exact proportions can be calculated.  For example if you weigh 120 lbs., divide it by 2 = 60 oz. Divide 60…

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It is officially springtime; the days are warmer and longer.  It’s time to get outside! Many people like to garden or you may have decided to start running, walking or play sports. If we workout too much, we may experience muscle cramps. The cramps can happen anywhere in the body but usually in the legs and feet. Here are some effective treatments by Dr. Agatha Thrash: in the February 2013, 3ABN World. pp. 36, 37. http://3abn.org/3abn-world/ Soaking – Add one tablespoon of charcoal to one or two gallons of water for soaking feet to reduce swelling. A pillow placed between the knees while sleeping reduces pressure and helps avoid poor circulation. Rubbing – pregnant women may sometimes have to bear cramps until their pregnancy is over; however they should always rub the cramps out and avoid taking anything by mouth. Exercise – Standing on tiptoes and walking on carpet Rolling…

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 Boost Your Immune System Naturally Nature’s Penicillin can be used effectively for the following purposes: colds, flu, sore throat, infections, respiratory problems, and a general immune system strengthener. It is simple and inexpensive to make. The recipe and how to use it is listed below. 1 Grapefruit 1 Orange 2 Lemons 3 Cloves of Garlic 1/2 large onion 3 drops of peppermint oil Place in blender cut up pieces of onion, garlic and thoroughly washed fruit – rind and all. If necessary, add just enough water – a little at a time – so that the mixture turns in the blender and is thick and creamy. If fruit is rolled before cut up, water may not be necessary. Fold in Peppermint Oil at the end. Pour into a glass jar with lid and keep refrigerated until use. For an adult take one cup a day. For a child 5 –…

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