If you have a crampy tummy try using peppermint, it contains menthol, a natural plant compound that relaxes pain-inducing intestinal spasms. This can reduce belly discomfort by up to 40 percent.
Do you have a cough? Try some rosemary, the eucalyptol in this aromatic herb is proven to loosen chest congestion making phlegm easier to expel. Rosemary is also rich in anti-inflammatory tannins, which soothe a sore throat.
If you are congested, try some Cayenne. The fiery capsaicin in cayenne deactivates substance-P, a neurotransmitter linked to inflammation. The result is less sinus congestion and pressure.
If you have sensitive skin or are trying to get back to the simpler things in life, try these natural moisturizers: Coconut Oil Jojoba Oil Grapeseed Oil Macadamia Nut Oil Hempseed Oil Olive Oil Argan Oil Almond Oil Avocado Oil Rosehip Oil
If you are trying to lose weight, you can probably use all the help you can get. Try these flab fighting foods: Eggs: Vitamin B12 in the yolk helps your body torch fat. They are also filling and stave off binges Peanut Butter: Creamy of chunky, it’s a source of magnesium which power cells to metabolize …
To maintain a positive attitude make it a point to recall times when you have experienced pleasure, comfort, tenderness, confidence, or other positive emotions.
You can increase your mental fitness by daydreaming. Close your eyes and imagine yourself in a dream location. Breathe slowly and deeply. Whether it’s a beach, a mountaintop, a hushed forest or a favorite room from your past, let the comforting environment wrap you in a sensation of peace and tranquility.
Next time you nick yourself in the kitchen, reach for the black pepper. Run cold water over the wound to clean it, using soap if you were handling meat. Then sprinkle on the pepper and apply pressure. In no time, the bleeding will stop. Turns out, black pepper has analgesic, antibacterial, and antiseptic properties. Pepper …
Ever notice how satisfying it is to flush a toilet, especially if it’s one of those airport monsters? Think of this next tip as a stress laxative—a bit strange, but guaranteed to be gentle and effective: Before you go to bed, put some small strips of flushable paper and a pencil in the bathroom. The …
To lower your risk of heart attack and stroke, get a dog. Numerous studies show that petting a dog keeps blood pressure under control when you’re stressed.