Natural Cures Not Medicine: 03/09/13

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Aloe Vera: the healing powerhouse!

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Aloe vera, in Russia, is referred to as "the elixir of youth" and has been revered since ancient times for its substantial healing effects.  Aloe vera is not just antibacterial but also anti viral and anti fungal and can even be used as a natural food preservative.  Since aloe contains 20 amino acids, it helps tremendously with muscle production.  It contains vitamins A, C, D, E, B, B-1, B-2, choline, B-12, folic acid, and several key enzymes which help break down food and improve nutrient absorption.  Aloe vera also loaded with minerals including copper, iron, zinc, sodium, calcium, potassium, chromium, and manganese.

Here are some health effects you can expect from Aloe Vera!

Helps with ulcers, heartburn, and diverticular disorders.

Can be used to treat acne.

File:Aloe vera leaf.jpgImproves oxygen levels in the blood.

Helps to boost immune system function.

Can reduce the time of healing for wounds.

Aloe juice can help with respiratory problems.

Natural anti inflammatory.

Can be used to treat eczema.

Has anti cancer effects.

Amazing healing power of lemons

When life gives you lemons, well, you feel incredible!

  • Lemons contain citric acid which can help to dissolve calcium deposits, kidney stones, and gallstones.
  • Lemons are rich in vitamin C which is regarded s the detox vitamin that removes free radicals that cause inflammation and pain and helps with illnesses as well.
  • Lemons contain hesperetin which could help with diabetes as it lowers blood sugar levels.
  • Helps restore the body's PH and makes you more alkaline.
  • The peel of the lemon contains a phtyonutrient called tangeretin which has been proven to be helpful for brain disorders.
  • Rutin can be found in lemons and has been found to relieve the symptoms of eye disorders.
  • Lemon contains terpene limonoids which have proven antiviral effects.
  • The hesperetin found in lemons helps with allergy symptoms.

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Health bonuses of eating strawberries

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Strawberries are loved the world around and are included in many desserts, salads, frozen treats, and smoothies.  But, how many people actually know the numerous health benefits from eating the tasty natural treat?

Helps lower cholesterol

Enhances cognitive function

Promotes prenatal health

Protects eyes

Fights cancer cells

Helps with bone health

Helps reduce oxidative damage

Boosts the immune system

Has anti aging properties

Reduces cellular inflammation

Protects against cataracts

The next time you make a smoothie or bowl of oatmeal, make sure you don't leave this fruit out!

More info on strawberry health effects

6 Reasons To Avoid Milk

10 helpful tips for diabetics

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While the standards of processed foods plunge, the instance of chronic illness rise along with health insurance costs.  In 2011 25.8 million adults and children were diabetic.  Here are 10 steps you can take to ease the symptoms of diabetes:

  1. Do some kind of exercise every day.
  2. Do not eat immediately after working out.
  3. Don't eat fast, chew, taste, enjoy each bite to the fullest before swallowing.
  4. Add wheat bran to wheat flour to a 50/50 ratio which increases beneficial fiber in the diet.
  5. Eat at designated times and do not overeat!
  6. Drink a lot of water.  It helps to remove toxins from your body.
  7. Have a fresh salad before or with every meal.
  8. If you are taking insulin, make sure you eat 3 proper meals a day and have snacks in between.
  9. Eat at least 20 to 25 grams of raw onion each day.
  10. Make sure the gaps between your meals are short and avoid fried food and sweetmeats.

Another thing you could do to improve your overall health is to reduce the amount of heavily processed foods you eat, avoid tobacco, and avoid alcohol.

The Ultimate Wake Up PRANK Compilation

Laughter is the best medicine out there. If this doesn't make you laugh please tell us.

Make your own fluoride free toothpaste

Everyday it seems like more and more people are becoming aware of the health risks of exposure to fluoride not just in drinking water but in food, drink, and oral care products.  When it comes to toothpaste, there some great brands out there, but they usually charge nearly twice as much as traditional fluoride paste.  Not all hope is lost, though, you can make your own non toxic toothpaste!  Here is what you need...

File:Coconut-butter.JPGCocnut oil

File:Sodium bicarbonate CN.JPGBaking Soda

File:Stevia rebaudiana foliage.jpgStevia

File:Stearoptene residue obtained by Lemon Essential oil distillation.jpgEssential oil

Did you know that fluoride is more toxic than lead, used by the nazis to poison people, and was also used as rat poison?  It causes cancer, and compromises bone health.  Perhaps it is time to make a change.  Here are the steps to make your nontoxic toothpaste:

  • Use a 50/50 ratio of coconut oil to baking soda.
  • Add a few drops of essential oil from spearmint or peppermint for flavor.
  • Add some stevia for sweetness.
  • Keep the mix in a jar and use as needed, no need to refrigerate this mix!
Thanks for the great info

3 Hours of Relaxing Music, Nature Sounds, Ambient Sleep Tracks

This is great to put on while you work or to get children to sleep. Relax the natural way. Music.

Watch the bouncing droplet

Sometimes when we look really close we notice the things we thought we knew... Are not at all what we thought  before...

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