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Benefits of Kombucha and How to Make It

Benefits of Kombucha and How to Make It

Benefits of Kombucha and How to Make It Kombucha may seem like a new trend that recently hit the grocery shelves of the United States. While the kombucha trend is growing in popularity, the Chinese started fermenting teas over 2,000 years ago. Legend tells us that kombucha was called the …

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What Your Poop Means about Your Health

Do You Know What Your Poop Means about Your Health?

Do You Know What Your Poop Means about Your Health? Poop may not be a topic everyone likes to discuss, but your daily poo can tell you a lot about your health. Your doctor may not have asked you about it, but it’s important to know that most diseases and …

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13 Foods to Eat to Reduce Clogged Arteries

13 Foods to Eat to Reduce Clogged Arteries

13 Foods to Eat to Reduce Clogged Arteries Heart disease is one of the top killers in the United States, claiming one out of 4 deaths per year. Plaque builds up in the heart’s arteries, narrowing the inner walls, which restricts and blocks the flow of blood. Your arteries are …

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Getting Over Gout: 11 Herbal and Natural Remedies

Getting Over Gout: 11 Herbal and Natural Remedies

Getting Over Gout: 11 Herbal and Natural Remedies There is nothing good about gout. Essentially a short-term form of arthritis, gout is caused by elevated levels of uric acid in the blood stream. If not properly eliminated, this acid can form needle-like urate crystals that collect in joints and soft tissues …

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8 Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

8 Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

8 Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar Apple cider vinegar has been touted by homesteaders as a wonderful remedy for many ailments, from curing hiccups to helping you lose weight. Cooks love it too, as it provides a wonderful kick to salad dressings, coleslaws, and mayonnaises. You can even get …

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10 Incredible Natural Cures for Bunions

10 Incredible Natural Cures for Bunions

10 Incredible Natural Cures for Bunions Thousands of Americans, particularly women, will experience at least one painful bunion in their lifetime. Bunions are a deformity in the structure of the bone, and they are commonly caused by wearing narrow or tight shoes. Luckily, bunions can be prevented if you wear …

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Blackhead Treatments: 10 Simple Home Remedies for Clearer Skin

Blackhead Remedies for Clearer Skin

Blackhead Treatments: 10 Simple Home Remedies for Clearer Skin Blackheads are annoying, and frustrating to deal with. Essentially a pimple in an open pore, blackheads are the oxidized accumulation of dead skin cells and sebum, the body’s natural skin oil. While the natural reaction to blackheads may be to scrub your …

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12 Impressive Uses for Basil You Didn’t Know

12 Impressive Uses for Basil You Didnt Know

12 Impressive Uses for Basil You Didn’t Know Basil is one of the most commonly grown herbs. Most people know that you can and should use basil in the kitchen. Basil and tomato products pair together beautifully. There are hundreds of recipes you can try that allow the unique flavor …

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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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3 Natural Homemade Hand Sanitizers

3 Natural Homemade Hand Sanitizers

3 Natural Homemade Hand Sanitizers There are two ways you can get rid of harmful microbes from your hands: through proper handwashing with soap and water or by rubbing your hands with hand sanitizer. The former method acts by suspending the microbes on your hands, on your oily skin, between …

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20 Health, Beauty and Craft Benefits of Turmeric

20 Health, Beauty and Craft Benefits of Turmeric

20 Health, Beauty and Craft Benefits of Turmeric  Turmeric is a plant best known for its use in Indian cuisine as the main spice in curry powder. Turmeric has a warm and bitter taste and also a distinctive yellow color that makes it a natural coloring and flavoring agent to …

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14 Bizarre and Effective Home Remedies

14 Bizarre and Effective Home Remedies

14 Bizarre and Effective Home Remedies We’ve all encountered bizarre home remedies before. Maybe your grandpa swears that eating a teaspoon of mustard gets rid of the ache in his knees or your aunt tells you that drinking pickle juice helps relieve her muscle cramps. And maybe they’re right, these …

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