Peppermint

Peppermint, aka Mentha piperita, can be used to contribute to one’s health in a number of ways.  However, the plant is best known for its contribution to the relief of digestive problems.

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Peppermint settles the DIGESTIVE SYSTEM and can relieve indigestion, flatulence, spasms, diarrhea, nausea, stomach cramps, travel sickness, etc. It also keeps the LIVER, INTESTINES, and NERVOUS SYSTEM healthy!!

Peppermint ALSO aids in the treatment of bronchitis, colds, and flu, and can reduce fevers by inducing sweating and cooling the body.

PEPPERMINT CAN ALSO BE USED AS A PAINKILLER. — Beneficial for toothaches, headaches, and migraines.

On top of all of the incredible healing capabilities of peppermint described above, PEPPERMINT ALSO relieves itching, is a useful antiseptic for acne and clogged pores, AND is an emergency remedy for shock.  Muscle and mental fatigue can both be relieved by peppermint as well.

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Stressed? Get Natural Relief!

Unfortunately, the possible results of stress include much more than just tension, emotional, or mental strain.  Stress can lead to unfortunate outcomes such as high blood pressure, as well as high heart rate.

YOGA is a NATURAL mind-body practice that combines physical poses, controlled breathing, and meditation — leading to relaxation.

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YOGA MAY HELP:

  • reduce stress,
  • lower blood pressure,
  • and lower your heart rate!

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Sunburn?

After exposure to bright sunlight for an extended period of time, sunburn often results.  Sunburn is caused by the effects of ultraviolet light, and is most likely to affect individuals with pale complexions and/or individuals who are not used to being in the sun.

  • ALOE VERA is a wonderful natural treatment for sunburn! It can be applied to burned areas to soothe and to heal.

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  • A few drops of LAVENDER and CHAMOMILE oils can be added to a tub of LIVE YOGURT.  After combined, this combination can be applied to affected areas to sooth, encourage healing, and reduce inflammation.

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  • Some VITAMIN E oil can be used to naturally treat sunburn as well! Rub a small amount into the affected area, shortly after the occurrence of the burning, to prevent peeling and scarring.

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Cinnamon

Cinnamon, aka Cinnamomum zeylanicum, can be taken as a tea, spice, inhalant, massage oil, or powder.  It is recommended to help treat respiratory ailments including colds, sinus congestion, and bronchitis.  Cinnamon also aids in digestion as well as circulation.  cinnamon-sticks-and-powder-on-wooden-table

Not only is the ingestion of cinnamon beneficial, but it also useful for the treatment of scabies and lice!

Cinnamon ALSO contains strong antibacterial properties!! Therefore, it can be used to naturally help treat minor cuts and scrapes.