Healthy Living

What you need to know about Echinacea

What you need to know about Echinacea

Do you take Echinacea? Echinacea is a genus, or group of herbaceous flowering plants in the daisy family. A 2007 study by the University of Connecticut combined findings from 14 previously reported trials examining Echinacea and concluded that Echinacea can cut the chances of catching a cold by more than half, and shorten the duration of a cold by […]

by December 19, 2012
Detox your home with the right home cleaners

Detox your home with the right home cleaners

Take a healthy step: Detox your home by using plant-derived home cleaners. The most pollution is inside our home. Look under your kitchen cabinet. Read the labels: if you can’t pronounce the words, then they are toxic chemicals. Do a full detox of your home for 2013. We have done […]

by December 19, 2012
DIY Lavender clothes starch

DIY Lavender clothes starch

Do you want “crispy clean” starched clothes without toxic chemicals? We love DIYs (Do It Yourself) as they are inexpensive, simple and the way to go. Commercially available starch have additives, fragrances and harmful chemicals. By making your own, you control the content and know what is in it. Chemicals […]

by December 18, 2012
DIY antiseptic rosemary mouthwash

DIY antiseptic rosemary mouthwash

You know how much we love Do It Yourself (DIY) recipes. They are fast, inexpensive and good for you. Most importantly they are chemical-free. This is a great DIY antiseptic rosemary mouthwash. Rosmarinus officinalis, commonly known as rosemary, is a woody, perennial herb with fragrant, evergreen, needle-like leaves and white, pink, purple flowers, native to the Mediterranean […]

by December 17, 2012
Astounding healing properties of the pink grapefruit

Astounding healing properties of the pink grapefruit

Include pink grapefruits in your diet, you will be happy you did.  You can add them in your favorite fruit salad, squeeze them for a fresh juice, or just eat one by itself. I love adding 1 tbsp of raw honey on top of a sliced grapefruit. It dilutes its […]

by December 16, 2012
Unusual healing benefits of Dandelions

Unusual healing benefits of Dandelions

Dandelion (Taraxacum)  is a large genus of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae. They are native to Eurasia and North America, and two species, T. officinale and T. erythrospermum, are found as weeds worldwide. Both species are edible in their entirety. The common name Dandelion  (French dent-de-lion, meaning “lion’s tooth”) is given to members of the genus. Before you destroy the Dandelions in […]

by December 14, 2012
Reduce cell phone radiation exposure: Pong™cell phone and iPad covers

Reduce cell phone radiation exposure: Pong™cell phone and iPad covers

We hear more and more about the harmful effects of radiation exposure through the use of cellular telephones. Phones are an essential part of our lives and let’s be realistic we cannot live without them. You can reduce cell phone radiation exposure by using the proper covers. Pong™ specializes in mobile phone and iPad covers […]

by December 12, 2012
10 tips for a healthier holiday season

10 tips for a healthier holiday season

Here are some  tips for a healthier holiday season: Try these simple tips to make this time of the year less stressful so you can enjoy the sprit of the holiday season. I hope this can help refresh your outlook on life as well. 1. Create boundaries as it pertains to […]

by December 12, 2012