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This Natural Beauty Superstar Ingredient Promises to Become as Popular As Coconut Oil

Lately the whole world has been obsessed with coconut oil. Indeed, coconut oil is an organic beauty product that is used everywhere – from strengthening hair to whitening teeth. In all this craze with coconut oil, another natural ingredient got neglected even though it is present in numerous beauty products: jojoba oil. This oil is so unique because it has a different structure than any other existing oil. Jojoba oil is the most versatile one as it brings vast benefits for any skin type and

The Loving Energy Sekhem explained

What is Sekhem?Sekhem is an ancient Egyptian form of healing. References to it have been discovered in the Egyptian Book of the Dead and in ancient scrolls. It was taught as part of spiritual practices in the temples of ancient Egypt and is associated with the lion-headed Goddess Sekhmet, who is believed to be the guardian and protector of this energy. As well as being the Patroness of War, she is also considered to be the Goddess of Regeneration and Healing. Sekhmet helps us break down which
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The Incredible Benefits of Castor Oil: A Time Tested Natural Medicine

Castor oil has been ignored by modern medicine despite a centuries old history of medicinal uses. Many regard castor oil as a toxin. But it has been used as a laxative or purging cleanse and parasite remover for years.Castor oil packs applied externally can go beyond its usual effective skin care to affect internal organs beneath epidermal applications as well. Besides being considered “old fashioned” or passe’ simply because of Big Pharma’s pushing folk and herbal remedies aside to grip the
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Sciatica: Top Ten Natural Ways to Ease the Pain

This past week I've been in training: an experiential intensive on Sciatic nerve pinching, otherwise known as Sciatica.It all started on a day that consisted of seven hours of continuous driving. Three days later, another six hours of driving. But truth be told, it started before that. It's a spot that, muscularly, has given me a history of irritations. As a former dancer, my piriformis muscle has seen better days. Problem is, I'm an overly busy (stubborn?) mother of two with more
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This Experimental Diet Slows Ageing and Staves Off Disease — If You Can Stand It

With the help of a small stool, Mercy Carrion clambers onto an examination table. The obese 50-year-old woman stands just 115.6 cm (3 feet, 9.5 inches) tall. Despite being overweight, Mercy shows no sign of developing diabetes and has remarkably low blood pressure at 100/70. “That’s why they don’t care much about their weight,” says her doctor, Jaime Guevara-Aguirre.Mercy, who has a rare genetic disorder, is one of his long-term patients. She and her peers know they are in some way protected
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11 Healthy Habits to Follow for If You Want to Have a Long Life

Fifteen years ago I was being driven around Cardiff by a Welsh taxi driver who was smart, fit and healthy. He was around 80 years old and I asked him to share some tips with me to having a long and happy life. To that, he only said: “Don't eat an English breakfast.”A supercentenarian from France, Jeanne Calment, died in 1997 at the age of 122. When people asked her to share longevity secrets, she confessed with a smile to having a habit of drinking a glass of Port daily, eating two pounds of
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How to Eat for Your Body Type: Ayurvedic Diet Explained

Ayurveda is the ancient medical system of India. It offers one of the fastest paths to health. Instead of having to guess which foods, supplements, and behaviors are appropriate for you, there is a simple, direct prescriptive path that is developed for your unique body type, or dosha. This takes all the guesswork out of getting healthy. The benefits that occur are not only felt in your body – they are also seen in your mental and emotional wellbeing. This holistic approach to health allows you
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Auricular Acupuncture Benefits: Healthy Heart

How do you improve your heart health? A lot of people are asking this question today because of the growing amount of heart attacks. If you are looking to improve your heart health, your ear might hold the answer. What? Yes, this is true. Auricular
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The Secrets of Ancient Egyptian Natural Beauty

It probably won’t come as any surprise to learn that the ancient Egyptians, both men and women, were keen on their beauty products. They made use of all kinds of natural products, both from their homeland and from far afield too, in their beauty regimes. Ancient Egypt Beuauty Even though the ingredients and the recipes that the ancient Egyptians used are now over five thousand years old, some of their ideas are still in use today. The beauty of Egyptian women was renowned all around the world
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How to Make Natural Sunscreen at Home

In the book Zero to One, Peter Thiel asks readers to consider what views/truths they believe that very few people agree with them on. For me, one such belief is that most sunscreen is not helpful in avoiding skin cancer and may actually increase the chances of it!Sounds crazy? It’s definitely not a popular opinion, and I’m certainly not encouraging you to not wear sunscreen or to ignore the advice of your doctor. I am, however, encouraging you to do your own research, look at the actual
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10 Amazing Health Benefits of Coconut Oil Backed by Science

Coconut oil is one of the few foods that can be classified as a “superfood.” Its unique combination of fatty acids can have profound positive effects on health. This includes fat loss, better brain function and various other amazing benefits.Here are the top 10 health benefits of coconut oil that have been experimentally confirmed in human studies.1. Coconut Oil Contains a Unique Combination of Fatty Acids With Powerful Medicinal Properties Coconut oil has been demonized in the past because
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