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  1. What is Smudging?

    What is Smudging?

    What is Smudging?

     

    Smudging is an ancient Native American practice where you light a bundle of sage on fire and “clear out” or “cast away” negative energy. There have also been some medical studies showing that this ritual actually cleanse

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  2. Benefits of Honey

    Benefits of Honey

    Honey has long been a wonderful addition in the human diet since the dawn of time. It is a natural substance with many holistic benefits that is excreted by honeybees. This article will discuss the risks and benefits of honey.

    Recent research

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  3. What are Herbal Tinctures and How to Create them

    What are Herbal Tinctures?

    Herbal tinctures are defined as holistic health and dietary supplements which are formulated into a liquid state. Herbal extracts are used in the form of “tinctures” in order to provide health benefits and can be derived from mushrooms, flowers, leaves, roots, barks, or berries.  Tinctures can be formulated wit

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  4. Are wax melts safe?

    Are wax melts safe?

    Are wax melts safe?

    What are wax melts?

    Wax melts are pieces of wax that are infused with fragrances made to be melted in a warmer. They were created when candle companies had excess wax left over from candles.

    Are wax melts safe?

    The safety of wax melts depends on what the ingredients of the wax melts

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  5. How to Choose the right Essential Oil Diffuser

    How to Choose the right Essential Oil Diffuser

    Essential oil diffusers have become staples in holistically minded households. These machines allow us to fill our homes, offices and even cars with the therapeutic effects of essential oils. But how do you know which diffuser is right for you?  This article will discuss the various types of essential oil diffusers and help you make an educated decision on your options.  

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  6. Holistic First Aid Kit

    Holistic First Aid Kit

    Holistic First Aid Kit

    Holistic remedies have been utilized for first aid uses far before traditional items such as alcohol swabs were. There are many natural substances that can be used to safely and effectively treat minor cuts, discomforts and pain.  This article will discuss the items recommended to create the ultimate herbal first aid kit.

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  7. Can you cook with essential oils?

    Can you cook with essential oils?

    Can you cook with essential oils?

     

    Cooking is a vital part of living a healthy lifestyle because all of us have to eat to fuel our bodies. It is important to give your body the most optimal fuel possible with healthy ingredients.  One of the most favored holistic products are essential oils.

    What are essential oils?

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  8. Safe Sunscreen

    Safe Sunscreen

    Safe Sunscreen.

     

    While the sun is a wonderful part of life, it should be enjoyed in safe moderation with proper clothing, hydration and skin care. Avoiding over-exposure to direct sunlight and wearing proper skin protection such as sunscreen should be the first steps you take to avoid sunburns. Avoiding sunlight during the hours where the UV rays

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  9. DIY Crafting with Kids

    DIY Crafting with Kids

    DIY Crafting with Kids!

     

    Creating do-it-yourself projects with your kids can be a great family bonding activity and also teach them vital life skill so they can grow up avoiding toxic chemicals and learn to make their own safe, natural products!

    When doing DIY projects with little ones, it is important to choose age-appropriate activities

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  10. What are Herbal Salves?

    What are Herbal Salves?

    What are Herbal Salves?

    Herbal salves have been used since the dawn of time as holistic remedies to manage many issues. Salves are similar to lotions and balms but are usually a thicker solution that is applied to skin for medicinal uses. Salves are typically created from alternative ingredients such as beeswax, body butters and infused with

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