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Showing posts from April 27, 2014

2 Herbs to Turn to this Spring for Detox & Health!

Classic Peppermint aka Mentha piperita has been used for centuries as a digestive aid and for upset stomach and even nausea. It has awakening and clearing properties, right down to the potential morning mucous! It is an analgesic and potential blood cleanser. Excellent for aiding rid of: indigestion, gas, ulcers &  heartburn. Tea is most common although available in capsules

Milk Thistle akaSilybum marianumis an excellent liver cleanser with detoxifying properties for use with hepatitis and cirrhosis as a result of an over consumption of alcohol , usually taken in tincture form but is also available as a tea and in capsules

Care for your Hair!

Best Hair Practices- from Alive Magazine Natural secrets to manage your mane by Leah Payne
Many of us feel that our hair is a key part of our identity—or at the very least, a key part of our appearance. Unfortunately, when it comes to how to best take care of our hair, a lot of myths and misconceptions abound. Here, we provide the lowdown on best taking care of your hair —naturally. What is hair? Each strand of hair is essentially a fibre made of a substance called keratin. The keratin is packed very tightly together and has an outer layer protecting it, called a cuticle. In order for our hair to stay healthy, the cuticle must stay intact. If the hair fibres are exposed (due to damage from any number of sources), frizzy or dull-looking hair results. Scalp and hair types Understanding your scalp and hair types will help you customize a routine to best care for your hair. Scalp types ·Oily-looking hair is caused by an oily scalp. Excessive male sex hormones may be at play. Generally, it helps to…