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Author: Kristy Sandler

How To Choose Essential Oils For Help With Depression

  Depression is a common problem that many people deal with on a daily basis. It is much more than just an intense sadness and a day of feeling upset. In fact, at its most extreme, depression can prevent you from living your life. It is a real medical condition that must not be taken lightly. For someone suffering from depression, finding ways to manage and cope can seem like insurmountable tasks in themselves. Thankfully diagnosis and treatment methods have come a long way, with many public health campaigns working towards bringing mental illness ‘out of the shadows’. Today...

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How To Use Lemons In A DIY Beauty Routine

  Sometimes we take for granted the simplest of things. Like lemons! They are a common fruit in most homes for many culinary reasons. But did you know they are also a wonderful addition to your beauty routine? Lemons have a large number of properties that make them perfect for DIY beauty – antibacterial, antiseptic, antioxidant. They can do a lot for your skin and body without the need for any harsh chemicals. Here are six ways that you can include them in your DIY beauty routine.   1. Homemade Sugaring Wax Lemon juice can be used to make...

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“Beat Jet Lag” Blend: The Best Pick Me Up When You Travel

  If you are travelling, there is nothing worse than jet lag. It can rob you of precious time and energy when all you want to do is get on with your reason for travel. Whether it be a holiday, business or something else. This blend will help you beat jet lag, mainly thanks to ginger essential oil. While traditional medicinal applications for ginger involve digestive function, it is so much more than that! Ginger promotes blood circulation and relieves inflammation. These properties make it ideal for applying to sore, aching muscles for fast relief. It’s scent also energizes,...

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5 Ways to Use Coconut Oil for Beautiful Results

  Coconut oil is one of the top natural products you can use for your health. Apart from being useful in the kitchen, it is also great to use on your skin and hair. In fact, when it comes to incorporating natural products into your beauty routine, coconut oil is a must have. Used alone or in combination with other ingredients, there are a multitude of ways to use and enjoy it. Before we take a look at how to use it, it is important to mention it is best to use a good quality coconut oil. This means...

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The Health Benefits of Eating Chia Seeds You Need To Know

  Although they have become very popular in the last few years, chia seeds are not a new food. For centuries they been used for their health and nutritional benefits. In fact, both the Mayans and Aztecs have used these seeds in their diets for generations. Small but powerful, chia seeds are full of vitamins and minerals plus they are easy to add to an everyday diet. They can be used in cooking, added to drinks, used in baked goods, tossed in salads, and so much more. Chia seeds are an excellent source of nutrients and antioxidants. They come...

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