Have cold and clamy hands all the time? Have disgusting sweat marks on your shirts and sweaters all the time? Embarrassed to shake someone’s hand with your wet and slimy hands? Want to stop excessive sweating? Let’s look at a few solutions for sweaty palms and feet (Hyperhidrosis).
Chamomile and lavender are two unique flowers, both valued for their calming and relaxing effects on the human body and mind. Lavender tends to reach the mind/body channel through the olfactories, while chamomile is less pungent and is typically ingested or used topically. However, both flowers are used in a variety of different ways: tisanes, creams, oils, perfumes, and in cooking.
All the time, we try to improve our bodies with natural remedies and whole ‘good-for-us’ foods. But what about the places where we live? The chemicals we breathe in and absorb through our skins affect us just as much as the things we ingest, so it only makes sense to investigate natural cleaning products — green chemicals.
Bergamot (citrus bergamia) is best known for lending its strong flavor to Earl Grey tea. But, within its herbal family is another species of bergamot called Monarda (also known as bee balm, oswego, and horse mint) which has strong antiseptic properties within the stalks, leaves, and flowers.
Would you believe me if I told you that people are brushing their teeth with soap? Well, it’s true. I’ve recently spoken with several people here in California who have told me that they’ve been using Dr. Bronner’s soap to brush their teeth — some of who use it every day!
Want to naturally whiten your teeth ? I was hanging out with a friend over the weekend and he started telling me — almost out of the blue — about how awesome hydrogen peroxide was for your mouth and teeth, giving him a pearly bright smile.
It is possible to make your own skin creams and moisturizers at home. Remember that before the advent of the supermarket cosmetics juggernaut, people used to make their own creams with natural products; many still do, and you can too.
Here’s a quick and easy way to get most of your deodorant needs met. This formula is great for underarms and feet. (The alcohol content dries quickly — so feel free to use it right before your socks go on). I have trusted this alternative for over 3 years and am now completely spoiled.