What is tea tree oil? t is derived from a tree called Melaleuca alternifolia, in latin (for commercial uses). This plant is native to Australia. It is made up of more than 98 compounds. The oil comes from the leaves of this tree. It has been used for many centuries by the natives of Australia. […]
As women, we don’t have a choice when it comes to our monthly visitor. But we can take our health into our own hands by using natural remedies to make us feel better. Try some of these simple home remedies for a healthy, comfortable period.
Essential oils are natural, concentrated home remedies for many everyday health problems. Use them in massage, in baths, in oil burners and vaporizers, in compresses, in steam inhalations, and in homemade beauty products.
Why would you want to make your own toothpaste? Well, several reasons really. One, it’s much more frugal making it yourself, and allows you to control what ingredients are in it. Which leads me to reason #2, store-bought toothpastes are loaded with unnecessary and toxic chemicals, that we should avoid.
Essential oils are often used as fragrances in cleaning products, but they are also effective natural cleaners. Many essential oils are antibacterial and antiseptic, and they can be used as natural disinfectants and deodorizing agents. Lemon, Pine, Peppermint, and Tea tree oils remove bacteria and add a fresh scent to home cleaning solutions – mix […]
In this post I explain how I use neem oil as an insect repellent on myself, my chickens and in the garden and kitchen, as well as clearing up a nasty toe fungus! The uses for neem oil are endless, read more in this post on Eight Acres the blog.