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Archives for August 2013

9 Creative Uses for Coffee Grounds

Cincy Savers shares 9 different ways to creatively use coffee grounds.  (She says there are 10 tips but I only found 9).  The uses range from garden to kitchen to cleaning to skin care and more.  There is also an interesting way to treat cellulite with coffee grounds. Click on the 9 Creative Uses for Coffee […]

How to Make Sun Tea (Recipe & Video)

Don’t forget to Like Herbs and Oils Hub on Facebook so you’ll get notified every time we find a great new post about Herbs, Essential Oils, Spices, Natural Remedies and Natural Living. This is a very simple recipe for Sun Tea by Katie of Girl Meets Nourishment.  Sun Tea is so easy to make.  Aside […]

Treat Yourself To A Luxurious Homemade Milk Bath!

Milk baths have been used for centuries as a beauty treatment.  The milk contains a natural lactic acid, which is a type of alpha hydroxy acid.  Alpha hydroxy acid is used in commercial exfoliating products.  This type of acid gently exfoliates dead and dry skin away and leaves the remaining skin looking fresher and younger. […]

How to Include More Turmeric in Your Diet

Turmeric is full of powerful antioxidants, including curcumin, which fight free radicals.  Among other things, turmeric is an anti-inflammatory, helps with joint pain, can help with pain management, and facilitates  liver detoxification.  There are a lot of home remedies that use turmeric, like this recipe for Turmeric Juice. Another approach to enjoying the benefits of […]

How to Make DIY Dishwasher Tablets

Suzan of Green Leaf Inspirations has tried to make DIY dishwasher tablets in the past without success.  Then she developed this recipe and it worked! There are just 4 ingredients in this recipe.  After mixing the tablets and allowing them to dry,  you can just store them in a glass jar. Suzan says she LOVES […]

Grass Stain Buster! The Ultimate DIY Laundry Spot Remover

Jillee of One Good Thing has a son who comes home with a lot of grass stains on his pants.  He has a summer job working as a greenskeeper at a golf course. So Jillee remembered she had a recipe for a grass stain remover that a reader suggested a while ago.  The recipe 4 […]

Have Your Lavender And Drink It, Too (Smoothie Recipe)

Don’t forget to Like Herbs and Oils Hub on Facebook so you’ll get notified every time we find a great new post about Herbs, Essential Oils, Spices, Natural Remedies and Natural Living. Lavender has a beautiful color and scent.  It also has a lot of medicinal benefits.   Some of those benefits include lowering the heart […]

Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

Don’t forget to Like Herbs and Oils Hub on Facebook so you’ll get notified every time we find a great new post about Herbs, Essential Oils, Spices, Natural Remedies and Natural Living. This is a  Guest post by Jessica (deliciousobsessions.com) on the Natural Living mamma site. Jessica loves coconut oil because it has a lot […]

10 Natural Antibiotic Alternatives

This is a wonderful article about antibiotics in general and natural antibiotics in particular.  Andrea of Frugally Sustainable first discusses the problems associated with traditional antibiotics.  She then explores the emerging trend toward using ancient healing methods.  She lists the benefits of lifestyle changes in strengthening our immune systems. Finally,  Andrea discusses 10 natural antibiotic […]

3 Homemade Shaving Soap Recipes

In this post Katie of Wellness Mama shares 3 different homemade shaving soap recipes.  These are natural soaps that contain no chemicals.  Each recipe is clearly written and the directions are easy to follow.  There are some nice photographs too.  Foaming Shave Soap Recipe This soap works great for shaving in the shower.  It may […]