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Elderberry Syrup

Next to Vitamin C with Zinc, elderberry syrup has been a lifesaver in keeping me healthy during the winter months. I work in an Urgent Care and I am frequently exposed to the flu and other viruses. When I start feeling run down, I’ll take a Vitamin C with Zinc twice a day with food and the elderberry syrup three times a day. What are Elderberries?  Elderberries are small, dark berries that grow in clusters on elder trees. Nutritionally they…

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DIY Supplements

Elderberry Gummies

Next to Vitamin C with Zinc, elderberry syrup has been a lifesaver in keeping me healthy during the winter months. I work in an Urgent Care and I am frequently exposed to the flu and other viruses. When I start feeling run down, I’ll take a Vitamin C with Zinc twice a day with food and the elderberry syrup three times a day. There are different types of elderberry recipes out there, but this is the one I’ve been using.…

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DIY Skin Care

Aztec Clay Mask

What is Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay? It’s bentonite clay from Death Valley, California, where it is sun- dried for up to six months in temperatures that sometimes reach 134 degrees. It absorbs impurities such as toxin and heavy metals & is loaded with minerals such as magnesium, calcium, copper, sodium, iron and potassium. In its normal state, it’s a negatively charged molecule but when mixed with liquid it takes on a different charge. This allows it to bind to…

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Cleaning products DIY Skin Care

Hand Soap

I’m always on the hunt for the best products to use in my house. Your skin is like a sponge and has the ability to absorb many of the things you put on it. This includes soap, laundry detergent, cleaning products, and even beauty products. What’s the easiest way to find out how safe your soap is? Download the Environmental Working Group (EWG) app and scan your product in. The second option is to do a quick Google search. Type…

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Cleaning products DIY

What’s in Your Laundry Detergent?

Take a quick look at your laundry detergent and see what’s actually in it. There’s a good chance that you’re washing your clothes in toxic chemicals. I’m sure by now you’ve heard about the ‘Tide Pod’ challenge or about babies accidentally eating Tide Pods. It goes without saying that you shouldn’t be putting these things in your mouth, because they can cause serious harm or even death. But did you know that your skin is also highly absorbable and can…

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DIY Bug Spray

Want protection from the bugs, without the toxic chemicals? Check out this DIY bug spray recipe. Not only does it smell good, but it works too!   Ingredients: 10 drops lemon essential oil 10 drops eucalyptus essential oil 10 drops peppermint essential oil 2 Tablespoons witch hazel 2 Tablespoons water 1 tsp alcohol 2.7 oz spray bottle   Directions: Mix all ingredients in glass container & pour into spray bottle for storage. Spray over all portions of your body, but…

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