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Herbal cosmetics are beauty products made with various herbs directly added or infused to the cosmetic product. Go to any beauty store and you’ll see numerous products containing natural extracts, which help to cleanse, moisturize, tone, anti-age, and condition. While some beauty products sound exotic, others such as Chamomile, Green Tea,…

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Living in a small and cramped apartment is something that many of us have experienced. You want to add life to your home but the idea of having a garden feels as if it is outside of the realms of possibility. There is hardly the space for all clothes and…

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Maybe you’ve noticed — nowadays consumers experience a lot of distrust and suspicion when purchasing anything from the supermarket. Due to the move from family farming to high scale industrial agriculture, a lot of our fruits and veggies are lacking the amount of vitamins and minerals they once had. According…

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I have always lived in the city. I would even go as far as to call myself a city girl. I love the hustle and bustle, the variations in food and culture and the people who I meet — but I have always felt a huge connection to nature as…

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If you’re a budding chef or just a lover of good food, you’ll know the importance of cooking with the highest quality, most flavorful ingredients you can find. Cooking with herbs adds a world of flavor to your dishes, as well as a variety of health benefits, but many people…

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Catnip, also known under catswort or catmint, is recognized for its ability to drive cats wild. However, before the popularization of it for pet use, it was widely considered for its medicinal and herbal benefits to the human body, for instance, as a muscle-relaxant or to relieve migraines. Historically, the range…

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This article is shared with permission from our friends at naturallivingideas.com.  Bathrooms deserve to be decorated with lush greenery just like every other room in the house – but it can be tricky to find a plant that thrives here. Low light, high humidity, and warm temperatures mean only certain…

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This article is shared with permission from our friends at articles.mercola.com. What Is Aloe Oil? By itself, aloe oil is not a true, pure oil. It is prepared by mixing the aloe vera plant with a fatty oil.1 This plant oil basically contains the properties of aloe, from which it is…

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This article is shared with permission from our friends at zmescience.com. Scientists have just found a way to keep our fruits and vegetables fresh for longer while also making our kitchens and supermarkets more sustainable. The unlikely ally is silk. We use a lot of plastic, flooding our ocean and garbage dumps…

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This article is shared with permission from our friends at naturallivingideas.com. Summer is here and gardens are abloom. Unfortunately, your herbs and veggies aren’t the only things that love this time of year. Garden invaders, like sorrel, clover and crabgrass are growing strong too. Here are some ways to keep the…

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