Natural Mouthwash

Here's one way to return to simple living. I have decided to make some of my own homemade products for my family to use such as mouthwash. The items used are natural and provide a wide variety of heath benefits, which is very important to me as a wife and mother. Not to mention, making DIY products are most often low cost over all and fun to make. Try it for yourself and reap the benefits of all natural, homemade products! Here is the recipe we are using in our home and loving for a natural mouthwash: Ingredients: 1 cup filtered, bottled, distilled or mineral water (if you are using tap water, boil it first) 1 tsp raw honey 1 tsp baking soda 4 drops peppermint essential oil 4 drops lemon ess

Natural Toothpaste

Here's another great way to return to simple living. This recipe includes baking soda which is known to help whiten teeth and coconut oil which supports cavity prevention. This recipe is not only fun to make, but also can save you some of your hard earned money by reducing the cost spent on toothpaste. Here is the recipe we are using in our home and loving for a natural toothpaste: Ingredients: 3 Tbsp. baking soda 3 Tbsp. coconut oil 6 drops lemon essential oil 6 drops protective blend essential oil 1 Tbsp. Aloe Vera Gel (optional) Mix first two ingredients in glass jar. Add Aloe Vera Gel (if using) Add essential oils Use a small spoon or other washable non-plastic applicator tool to apply t

Natural Diaper Cream

With the birth of my nephew last month, I have started to think more about natural baby products. I am appalled at the amount of toxins in baby products! At a time when their skin is thin and sensitive, and their bodies are fragile and developing, it's even more important to protect babies from unnecessary toxins. If you are concerned about the toxins in your store-bought diaper cream, try this recipe for an all-natural, calming and soothing diaper cream. Let me know what you think about it! Natural Diaper Rash Cream 1/2 cup organic, raw unrefined shea butter 1/4 cup organic, raw coconut oil 1 Tbsp. beeswax pastilles or beeswax bars 10 drops Lavender Essential Oil (or Roman Chamomile or M

Natural Immune System Support

This Fall, I launched a Wellness Challenge for nurses and teachers, people who are most exposed to germs. I particpiated in the challenge along with a nurse and a teacher. While the teacher didn't seem to notice much of a difference in her ability to fight off germs, the nurse (pediatric nurse in a doctor's office) and I saw huge results! Both of us remained healthy during the challenge, and when we felt run down or were exposed to germs, we protected ourselves further and were successful in warding off illness. I used to be susceptible to illness, particularly colds. Being a mom of 2 special needs boys and a pediatric nurse part time, I have a lot of stress in my life and lots of opportu

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