Mother earth has provided us with many healing materials that are powerful and completely non toxic. Although it’s great to see many companies making healthier products, there are holistic approaches to curing common ailments that some people prefer. These natural remedies are safe, practical solutions that you can utilize to help treat common health problems. Click here to see more home remedies for common ailments.
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1/2 cup of organic rose water
a few drops of vitamin E oil
3 drops of ylang ylang essential oil
4-ounce glass spray bottle
Directions: Combine water, vitamin E oil and ylang ylang oil in your glass spray bottle.
Anti-Depression and Anti-Anxiety
Not only is Lavender known for its relaxing scent, it is also known for its medical benefits which include being a natural antibacterial agent and a mild antidepressant. To calm your mind and body Lavender is great to use in your bath to alleviate stress, tension, and insomnia. It can also be used to treat minor skin irritations and acne. Click here to purchase Lavender essential oil that can be added to your bathroom routine.
Lavender plants thrives on neglect and can be grown in hot, sunny, and dry environments. The fresh flowers are tasty in small doses when added to salads, honey, butter, lemonade, and even shortbread cookies. Personally, I can’t get enough of lavender soda. Click here if you want to get my favorite Dry Sparkling Lavender Soda. If you’re feeling crafty, try adding fresh lavender to your meals or make an eye pillow using the the fragrant dried flowers.
Under Eye Skin Lightener
Almond oil is a great natural ingredient that is very beneficial for the delicate skin around your eyes. Regular usage of almond oil will help fade your under eye circles. In addition to almond oil, you can use vitamin E oil to eliminate dark circles under the eyes.
Before going to bed, apply a little almond oil over dark circles and gently massage into the skin. Leave it on overnight.The next morning, wash it off with cold water.
Follow this remedy daily until the dark circles disappear.
Cut a lemon in half and massage it onto dry skin once a day. Dry skin with a towel and apply olive oil to moisturize.
Healthy, Non-Frizzy Hair Treatment
3 tablespoons lemons
3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
Directions: After shampooing, rinse hair with a combination of warm water and three tablespoons of lemon juice and vinegar. Follow with a conditioner. While hair is still damp, rub in a tiny bit of olive oil. Dry as usual.
Skin Clarifying Toner
1 cup witch hazel
8 drops lavender essential oil
1 mason jar with lid
Mix all ingredients together in a mason jar and use on face and body every day.
Restore pH Balance and Alkalize Your Body
½ tsp of baking soda
8 oz of water
Mix baking soda in a glass of water and drink daily