There are many natural substances we can and should be using daily to improve and maintain our health. However, certain substances stand above the rest. These are the essential substances that we should be using daily. They stand above the rest because they are safe, easy to use and effective at positively influencing our health in many ways.
Jojoba oil has become increasingly popular in recent years. For many it has become a part of their daily beauty regime. Most people do this because they are aware fo the two most popular uses for Jojoba oil: hydrating your skin and hair. For most this what they know Jojoba oil is good for. But it’s good for much more! Let’s take a look at a few of the more unknown things about Jojoba oil.
For men, beards and facial hair have made a huge comeback lately. A full, healthy beard is a sign of health and vitality in the modern man. There are a lot of conventional products that can be purchased for daily beard maintenance (like shampoos and wax) as well as products designed to help men grow a thick healthy beard. Unfortunately, most of these contain unnatural ingredients that can actually inhibit hair growth because they do not address the foundation of healthy hair, a healthy body! This should not just concern men either, as any women with a man in her life that she cares about should be concerned with the health of his hair, as it (like skin) reflects the health of the whole man.
People have been using activated charcoal for thousands of years. Did you know that In World War soldiers used activated charcoal in gas masks to prevent from being poisoned by chemical exposure.
Activated charcoal is beneficial for skin problems such as acne because it possesess adsorption properties. When applied onto the skin, activated charcoal performs an incredible job at reacting with the elements and absorbing acne-causing bacteria. It deep cleanses and purifies your skin.
A widow with ten boys to feed was once asked how she does it? She replied, “I feed them what they don’t like and give them as much of it as they want”. Sound advice from a women in a impossible situation for most of us. But it highlights what should be a parents priority, to feed their kids and feed them well. This does not always include what they like… as far too may parents are focused on pleasing their kids, often attempting to get them to eat more. Unfortunately, this often means compromising health and nutrition for quantity and compliance.
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.
Most American households have at least one box of baking soda in it. Either in the back of your refrigerator or pantry, it most likely is only pulled out for baking or cleaning (yes there are many things you can clean with baking soda). But perhaps you might want to pull it out a little more often! As it turns, out baking soda is an effective cure for several common, yet uncomfortable and potentially serious ailments.
In 1990, Kirk Perron came up with the idea of a juice bar, after while sipping on his smoothie after his daily workout. After being denied loans from multiple banks, Kirk was lent the money to start his business from his mother. In the first weekend of being open, 2600 people walked through The doors. There are now 800 Jamba Juice bars across the world.
The Oreo, is a chocolate wafer sandwich cookie with a sweet creme filling in between. The version currently sold in the United States is manufactured by Nabisco. Oreo has become the best-selling cookie since its introduction on March 6, 1912, in the Unites States, 104 years ago!
There are 22 notable flavors in the US. Not all varieties are available in every country.
Did you know, when you eat Oreos, your brain has a similar association of pleasure as it does when abusing Cocaine?!
Essential oils are natural extracts generally extracted by distillation, often by using steam from various parts of plants. The extracted oils are highly concentrated and can be used in a number of ways. The earliest recorded mention of producing essential oils was between the years of 1188–1248, by an Andalusian physician, pharmacist and chemist by the name of Ibn al-Baitar.
Interest in essential oils have increased in popularity with aromatherapy and alternative medicine. Essential oils are used in cosmetics, hygiene products, flavoring food and drinks, and are added to incense and natural cleaning products.