Did you know that baking soda has been used as a tooth cleanser for over 150 years? Unfortunately, it got the reputation as being abrasive to the enamel. Nothing could be further from the truth. Usually toothpastes are rated on a scale from 0 – 200 according to their abrasiveness. This is called the RDA value or “Relative Dentin Abrasiveness”. Pure baking soda has an RDA of 7. Did you know the closest RDA to this is 35, which is Arm & Hammer baking soda toothpaste?
Vaginal yeast infections (and other yeast infections) are common due in large part to a diet high in refined sugars and other refined foods, and antibiotics which kill bacteria, including beneficial bacteria that helps us digest our food and keep yeast in check. Yeast infections are very common after taking antibiotics. Unfortunately, most women turn to vaginal creams. Did you know that most feminine care products contain toxic chemicals? These chemicals can lead to serious health problems, such asbreast cancer, reproductive problems, asthma, and allergic reactions. Chemicals of concern commonly used in feminine care products include carcinogens, reproductive toxins, endocrine disruptors, and allergens.
Blue lotus (nymphaea caerulea), also known as the Egyptian water lily, is a flowering water-lily native to Egypt but may be found growing in other parts of the world. The Blue Lotus flower is used as an aid for many ailments as well as for recreational purposes. Blue Lotus is reportedly used to relieve pain, to enhance memory, to increasing circulation, to experience feelings of euphoria and ecstasy, and as a sexual aphrodisiac.
Another member of the labiatae, or mint, family, thyme is an herb native to the Mediterranean basin and comes in many varieties. There is only one plant, thymus vulgaris, but the composition of the oil distilled from the plant shows variations in chemical components based on the location or region the plant grows in, despite being botanically identical.
If you’ve added the artificial sweetener sucralose (brand name Splenda) to your diet because you think it’s a healthy alternative to sugar, you’re being dangerously misled. Research from the Ramazzini Institute has linked the popular sugar alternative to cancer, specifically leukemia.
Oh that infamous Chlorine Bleach… Most of us think that if you really want get things cleaned around the house, you most certainly should be using Bleach. After all my mother used it, my grandma used it and her mom before her used it. But on the other hand, there is more data coming out each day warning us about harmful, even hazardous effects of Chlorine Bleach on our health.
Did you know that an estimated 68 to 80 percent of the United States population is deficient in the essential mineral magnesium? This deficiency is the result of agricultural practices, food preparation techniques, and dietary trends.
Most people do not realize that after oxygen, water, and basic food, magnesium may be the most important element needed by our bodies. It activates over 300 different biochemical reactions vital for your body to function properly. There are over 200 published clinical studies(3) documenting the need for magnesium. Without adequate magnesium, the body accumulates toxins and acid residues, degenerates rapidly, and ages very fast.
The mere mention of consuming apple seeds, cherry pits, apricot seeds, or bitter almonds tends to cause almost panic attacks or angry reactions in some. Why? Cyanide is in them. So they’re justified in freaking out, right?
As a rumor based on too little knowledge, their concern is understandable. All you have to do is Google cyanide alongside any of the foods mentioned above and you’ll get a plethora of articles that all support the cyanide dangers from those seeds and nuts.
This baking soda trick can change your exercise routine forever. Baking soda is able to absorb the lactic acid that builds up in muscles during intense workouts. In turn it helps delay fatigue and enhance your athletic performance.
Turmeric is a medicinal root and spice known for undeniable healing properties. Turmeric plays an essential role in Ayurved; ithas been used for thousands of years to subdue inflammation. According to modern scientists, turmeric possess anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties
A study published in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine in 2009 compared the active ingredient in turmeric, curcumin, with ibuprofen for pain relief in 107 people with knee osteoarthritis. The curcumin eased pain and improved function about as well as the ibuprofen.