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natural remedies for colds

What 17 Health Leaders in Milwaukee Do to Boost Their Immune System

This article was originally published January 2014 and updated with current links. Seasonal changes are the perfect time to re-evaluate our habits and lifestyle so we can make changes for the better. What we all hope for is to develop healthy habits are so regular they become second nature, right? Habits that are such a […]

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Integrated Pest Management

Essential Oils for Garden Pests

Summer is in full bloom, plants are filling out and the garden is starting to produce a harvest. What is growing in your yard?  It’s all good until some insects arrive to make a feast of your annuals, perennials and vegetables. Over the years I’ve dealt with pesky little insects that have even fed on […]

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Essential Defense for Colds and Flu

This article was originally published November 12, 2011.If you are looking for a way to begin using essential oils, read on. Managing stress during colds & flu can bring your body comfort. Adding pure essential oils to your home care routine is a great place to start. These pure, plant extracts support healthy immune function, encourage […]

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Essential Oil cough syrup

DIY Throat Soother with Lemon Essential Oil

This article was one of the first articles I published on Pure Home and Body, July 12, 2010! I decided to update it and re-publish it with video on DIY cough syrup that we’ve used for years. Enjoy the content and I invite you to leave a comment below. Lemon is one of my favorite […]

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essential oils and sparkling water

Healthy Girl’s Champagne

Kick the Soda Habit This is a great alternative to sugary soda. If you are trying to kick the soda habit, try this to wean yourself off the carbonated beverages. No added sugars and nothing artificial! Moderation Drinking a glass of wine, particularly red, a couple of times a week can keep your heart healthy […]

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Dry Throat Relief With Essential Oils

This information is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, rather a source of inspiration on how to stay healthy and keep your immune system strong.  Cough syrups are some of the most chemical loaded products with artificial colors and flavorings added (does anyone really like the flavor?).  When you can green up your […]

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synthetic fragrance disrupts hormones

Best Body Care Products To Disrupt Hormones and Contribute to Thyroid Imbalance

This past summer my husband received some product samples when he participated in a triathlon.   My first instinct with any new body care  product I see is to look at the ingredients, just as if I was shopping for foods, and frankly I was shocked to find questionable ingredients in this body care product. Most […]

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young living vs doTerra

How to Really Save Money on Health Care Costs

Are you investing in your health or just spending money on treating symptoms?  The difference in these two philosophies is you pay now in healthy living or you pay later at the doctor’s office.  In our family, we have chosen to invest in our health – organic, whole foods, vitamins, essential oils, toxin free home […]

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Make your own air freshener

DIY:Make Your Own Essential Oil Air Fresheners, The Only Safe Way To Add Fragrance To Your Home and Body

Synthetic air fresheners are some of the most toxic substances you can expose yourself to.   The chemicals used in artificial fragrance have been linked to hormone disruption, endocrine system disruption, asthma and attention disorders.   The good news is they are easy to replace.  Save yourself time and money when you make your own air fresheners […]

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Essential Oils For Pets

Therapeutic essential oils can be beneficial to humans and their pets.   Essential oils offer a holistic approach to pet care.  More and more vets are using Therapeutic, food grade essential oils  as part of holistic pet care.   Animals are smaller than humans and more sensitive to chemicals simply due to their size so many pet […]

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