Archive for April, 2010

Essential Oils and Sinus Infections

Sinus infections have been around since man was on the earth. There are several remedies in the world that can help with sinus infections. Antibiotics are the most popular, but there are natural remedies too.

Using Essential Oils as Natural Anticeptics

Many of us have early childhood memories, perhaps even fond ones, of antiseptics. Grandma getting the bottle of iodine tincture to dab a little on our wounds, with an almost reassuring “this will only hurt a little.” Followed by the true reassurance of a few M&M’s. Now we have the tools to make these memories even more fond for our children; imagine their recollection of a dab of Lavender and a bribe of a strawberry fruit roll – that might not even hurt at all. Here’s a review of the antimicrobial nature of essential oils, and some simple home remedies to use aromatherapy as part of your natural health and wellness program at home.

Making Your Own Natural Soap

There is a myriad of reasons you might decide to start making your own natural soap. Maybe someone gave you excessive soap supplies for your birthday last year and you still don’t know what to do with them. Perhaps you’re looking for ways to cut down on your monthly budget. Has a friend whispered of the marvelous moisturizing power of natural soap, and you want to give it a try?

Practical Applications of Research on Essential Oils

Returning to Nature

Homemade Foot Soak That Works

The perfect cure for tired, sore and swollen feet is a homemade foot soak. Feet can become sore and ache after a long day at work or out and about shopping. If you wear the incorrect footwear, this can become a problem and cause unnecessary pain. Try to sit during the day when you are able.

Artistic and Appealing Soap Molds

Are you tired of giving the same boring presents to your family and friends? Are you tired of doing the same crafts that everyone else also does? I was as well, and I recently found a great new one – soap making. I know there is a lot of work that goes in to the soap making process, but it is worth it.