Not only does the cold and flu season bring nasal congestion and sinus pressure, but it is also the time of the year when the weather is cold and your skin can become dry from the weather and indoor heat. Treat both with an all-natural eucalyptus sugar scrub that will help you breathe easier and leave your skin moisturized, exfoliated and radiant!
Learn in one minute how to make a wonderful face toner that closes pores, cleanses your skin and leaves your skin looking healthy and bright. You will love it!
First, the bad news: There’s no cure for the cold or flu, but antimicrobial and respiratory herbs will help the viruses clear up pretty quickly - within 3 to 5 days in most cases. They will also prevent complications like bronchitis, pneumonia or that lingering cough that most people get for 2 or 3 weeks after they get sick. The following suggestions, may help you get thru cold or flu faster or provide symptom relief.
According to researchers Ginger might help protect the nerves of a person who suffers
from diabetes as well as lower their fat levels. Another important way ginger could help
diabetics is by significantly reducing the levels of serum glucose, as well as proteinuria,
thirst and enuresis. These were the conclusions they arrived as a result of testing rats that
were chemically induced with diabetes. The rats that showed these improvements were
given 500 mg of raw ginger. In addition, ginger can help thin the blood, lower blood
pressure, increase circulation and lower cholesterol.
1 cup coconut oil
15 gr St. John's Wort
15 gr Lemon Balm
2 tablespoons bees wax
2 tablespoons cacao butter
10 drops Melissa essential oil (lemon balm)
2 drops clove oil
4 drops peppermint essential oil
2 drops tea tree oil
1. Melt coconut oil in a double boiler in a glass bowl over water that has just reached a simmer, add herbs
to oil and mix well. Leave in heat for 2 hours.
2. Strain, wring out the herbs to get every little drop out
3. In a double boiler, combine 60 ml of the herbal oil you just made with the bees wax and cacao butter
until everything is melted and combined, stir frequently.
4. Remove from heat, let it cool a little, add the essential oils and pour into containers. Set in the fridge.
A breakthrough study on essential oils, led by Dr. Mahmoud A. Saleh confirms that essential oils of rosemary and lavender reduce stress and stimulate free radical scavenging activity just by smelling them. This means that just by sniffing lavender or rosemary, the body can increase its disease fighting potential tremendously, helping the body protect cells from free radical damage. Read Article from NaturalNews.com
Toni is a Best-selling author, Holist Health Practitioner (HHP) & Registered Herbalist in San Diego, California. She holds a PhD in psychology, an Herbalist Certificate, an HHP certificate and is a Certified Trainer in the Success Principles. In private practice as a HHP for over 13 years, she has been influenced by a variety of clinical modalities and orientations, and by the diverse life experiences of her clients. Toni’s approach to healing is holistic & transpersonal. In her work, she integrates the principles of Eastern and Western nutrition, herbololgy, energy medicine, Buddhist mindfulness and personal counseling to assist others in working through their physical or emotional blocks to attain optimal health.