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Traditional Cherokee Medicinal Plants

Traditional Cherokee Medicinal Plants

Traditional Cherokee Medicinal Plants The Cherokee, a Native American Tribe located in the Southeastern United States, have a strong history of understanding, gathering, and preserving medicinal herbs. Part of their understanding of these plants includes the plants’ inherent power to offer both preventative and healing properties. One of the tenets …

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8 Reasons You Should Try Oil Pulling

8 Reasons You Should Try Oil Pulling

8 Reasons You Should Try Oil Pulling Oil pulling is an oral health technique; the ritual of oil pulling dates back 3,000 years. This Ayurvedic tradition is also called “gundusha” or “kavala” and involves swishing a tablespoon of oil in your mouth and between your teeth for at least 5 …

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8 Old Fashioned Home Remedies for the Common Cold

8 Old Fashioned Home Remedies for the Common Cold

8 Old Fashioned Home Remedies for the Common Cold Cold and flu season seems to last longer each year. As the weather cools down, more people end up feeling sick, just in time for the holidays and family parties. Having a cold is miserable, especially as face endless holiday parties …

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Homemade Pine Needle Cough Syrup

Homemade Pine Needle Cough Syrup

Homemade Pine Needle Cough Syrup When you’re sick and coughing uncontrollably, you need a long-lasting cough suppression to help ease the symptoms and start to feel better. Reading the back of the over-the-counter medications can be troubling when you see the variety of chemicals used. For those who want to …

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40 Amazing Uses for Rubbing Alcohol

40-Amazing-Uses-for-Rubbing-Alcohol

40 Amazing Uses for Rubbing Alcohol We’ve all got it, that bottle of rubbing alcohol in the medicine cabinet. Even the most inventive DIY types probably have a mere handful of uses for that bottle, be it rubbing on sore muscles or maybe treating a few odors around the house. …

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7 Houseplants That Improve Indoor Air Quality

7 Houseplants That Improve Indoor Air Quality

7 Houseplants That Improve Indoor Air Quality Depending on where you live, you may not get outside very much for fresh air and even if you can, the air outside isn’t exactly fresh. City dwellers tend to have more issues with breathing and lung function due to the constant exposure to …

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Poison Ivy Home Remedies: 8 Most Effective Remedies For Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy Home Remedies: 8 Most Effective Remedies For Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy Home Remedies: 8 Most Effective Remedies For Poison Ivy Have you ever accidentally touched poison ivy and hated the agony of irritating rashes and expensive cream? Use easy alternative home remedies for quick relief! 1. Food Thankfully, there are a handful of food items that can help relieve itchy …

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9 Home Remedies for Ingrown Toenails

9 Home Remedies for Ingrown Toenails

9 Home Remedies for Ingrown Toenails Like many people, I am hard on my toes. I spend a great deal of time on my feet, and not always in the most comfortable of shoes. At the end of the day, the result is often painfully swollen toes, which take extra …

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16 Simple, Effective, and Natural Poison Ivy Remedies

16 Simple, Effective, and Natural Poison Ivy Remedies

16 Simple, Effective, and Natural Poison Ivy Remedies If you’re an avid camper or an outdoor junkie, chances are you’ve had a few bouts with some nasty poison ivy—it’s just a fact of life. It can be an unexpected setback, but a bit of poison ivy rash can be taken …

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8 Effective Home Remedies for Kicking Cold Sores

8 effective home remedies for cold sores

8 Effective Home Remedies for Kicking Cold Sores No one enjoys having a cold sore. Cold sores come from herpes simplex virus, and it can be difficult to get rid of them. You might not even know you have the virus because it can lie dormant for years. Then, stress, …

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