healthy/natural alternatives

I've just been starting to explore this more... and LOVE it! It feels SO great to not use chemicals for cleaning & save money by making my own items. :)
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organic bug spray

Extensive List of Organic Pest Control Remedies | Wake Up World

Herbal remedies for Ear Ache

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Lemonade with raspberry ice cubes. This would be great for a party; large quantities of lemonade, guests choose from raspberry, strawberry, peach, mango, etc. flavored cubes. YUM!!

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Dirty Dozen - It sure helps save $ to know this.

Dr. Andrew Weill and Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen

Essential Oil Gel Fresheners ~ definitely want to try this... I've tried the essential oil plug-ins, but while I really liked them... they just don't last long enough. This looks great! :)

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eye cream - just coconut oil and vitamin E ~ maybe I'll try this sometime...

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HOMEMADE FOOD COLORING! NO CHEMICALS!! ~ I like that this also tells what health problems are associated with each dye.

Homemade Food Coloring - Healthy and Toxin Free

9 Home Remedies For Dandruff

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something to try: "I am never buying white strips again!: dip q-tip in hydrogen peroxide (the key ingredient in whitestrips) and apply to surface of teeth for 30 sec before brushing teeth) once a day for a few days. My teeth looked noticeably whiter after doing this only 2x"

How to Whiten Teeth With Hydrogen Peroxide | eHow

Make a Herbal Notebook. This is a must if you plan to recreate or improve any herbal product you make.

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Lavender & Rosemary calming spray ~ can't be any easier :)

Holiday Travel Solutions: Rosemary & Lavender Calming Spray

mosquito trap

Making a Mosquito Trap

(From another pinned)Changed my life... How to get people to stop coughing at night and sleep... definitely need to do this for my husband's asthma cough!

Eucalyptus Oil..or how to get everyone to sleep.

shampoo recipe... with secret ingredient... coconut milk... looks like the castile shampoo I made (& really liked), except this is probably more nourishing with the coconut milk & vitamin E.

How to Make Homemade Natural Shampoo

Lemon balm fabric softener ~ finally... a use for all that lemon balm!

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Did you know that a teaspoon of honey (raw is best) and a 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon will usually knock out a cold within a day or two? Take twice a day for 3 days for best results. ~ wish I would have seen this last week

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My Mother’s Cold-Busting Secrets: Giving You a HUG: hydrogen peroxide, Umcka (new to me) & garlic

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Quick Homemade Vapor Rub

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"THE GOOD OIL "Flawless skin is everyone's best beauty asset. Apply a drop of omega- and antioxidant-rich sea buckthorn seed oil on blemishes to speed up healing and see more perfect skin by morning. It's amazing ~ would like to look into this

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Spa-At-Home: Easy Home Recipes for Natural Shampoo. Avoid the harsh chemicals and unnecessary fillers that commercial shampoos so often contain

Spa-At-Home: Easy Home Recipes for Natural Shampoo

Use Natural Liquid Castile Soap for Safe and Wonderful Homemade Shampoos ~ I used liquid castille soap yesterday and loved it (nice & sudsy, which I really like & didn't know that I would want to give that up with the baking soda option)... except, afterwards it felt a little bit dry... looked great though! So, maybe this tweaking is just what my hair needs. Maybe that and the ACV rinse? Haven't tried that yet, but have heard TONS of fabulous reviews. :)

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Aluminum Foil as Dryer Sheet: Removes static and never has to be changed.

Comment of the Day: Aluminum Foil as Dryer Sheet!

Tincture ~ hmmm... never tried it... apparently is really good, but honestly, it just looks bad... but, posting just in case I feel the urge to make it.

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5 Simple Home Remedies That Really Work

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The TOILET BOMB: an all natural cleaning recipe for your toilet.

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