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DIY Essential Oil Blends to Relax and Sleep

One of the most powerful attributes of essential oils like pure lavender essential oil, Roman chamomile oil and rosehip oil is that they contain powerful esters with constituents within them that promote relaxation is that

5 Benefits of Using a Weighted Blanket

Suffering from sleep problems? You’re hardly alone. An estimated 10 to 30 % of people worldwide struggle to fall asleep each night, and sipping chamomile tea isn’t enough to get quality sleep. Forget about counting

6 Amazing Benefits of Papaya and Papain

I’m sure you’ve heard of those delicious orange-colored fruits called papayas! We all love them! I absolutely adore them more than mangoes and peaches which have the same mushy texture and drip all over your

8 Ways to Protect Your Eyesight

Your vision is your dominant sense, essential to your ability to function in the world and enjoy your life. What would you do without it? Unfortunately, many people have to find out as they get

Apple Cider Vinegar, A Cure for Everything?

People swear by apple cider vinegar (ACV) and yes, there's something to it! Vinegar has been used for centuries for many purposes including cleaning, killing weeds and pickling.  Apple cider vinegar is sold as both

Holy Basil is the Elixir of Life

If you are like me, I have favorite teas. Tulsi tea with a little lemon and ginger is one of those great teas that help me de-stress and putting one foot in front of the

3 Interesting Reasons to Eat Papaya Seeds

Just like apricot seeds, papaya seeds have some controversy surrounding whether or not they are edible. Papaya seeds are actually edible, and a small amount of them in your diet can be surprisingly healthy. But

Help In Case You’re Losing Your Mind

Don’t you hate it when you’re introduced and you can’t remember the person’s name? What about remembering whether or not you already told someone that story? It’s like one day you go from young to

Lion’s Mane Helps Your Brain

Lion’s mane mushroom, scientifically known as Hericium erinaceus, is one of nature’s most powerful fungi. It’s a funny-looking mushroom with a name that conjures of the wild kingdom. It also goes by some even more

Stop Counting Carbs, Eat Kaempferol

Sometimes a word annoys me, such as flavonoid and all the related words like it including bioflavonoid, bioflavones, flavonol, polyphenol, phytonutrient, anthocyanidins... and oh my gosh, you can see how confusing it is to remember

14 Quick Hacks for Leg Cramps

Do you  have to jump out of bed really fast to mitigate a leg cramp? Does it usually in the back of the calf, or in your foot? Leg cramps are not only painful, but

Handling Menopause and Andropause as a Couple

As we age, we notice symptoms popping up every few months. With women, it’s called menopause and includes many, many symptoms such as fatigue, forgetfulness, hot flashes, vaginal discomfort and atrophy, decreased libido, irritability and

Eat Bananas in the Pursuit of Happiness

Most bananas are peeled and eating within one minute. That’s according to The Guiness Book of World Records. While not officially amazing in my opinion, the most bananas peeled and eaten in one minute is

9 Medical Benefits of Kiwi Fruit

Kiwi is among my favorite fruits of all time. It ranks up there with figs and papaya for me. Kiwi got rebranded in 1959 when it had been known as “Chinese Gooseberry.” New Zealand had

Aloe Vera Has 11 Impressive Uses

Aloe vera made a couple of headlines recently. The first was when the actress Drew Barrymore dabbed some on a facial sore and it instantly took out the redness. The second was when Prop 65