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Hair masks with honey are the best way to restore tresses that are dry and lifeless. Hair can become dull and frizzy due to environmental factors or excessive styling procedures. Honey is a natural humectant that has the ability to seal moisture in the hair . Hair maks that combine honey with yogurt, banana, and cinnamon can do wonders for dry hair.
Swapping air fresheners for essential oils will give you a fresh-smelling home without the harmful chemicals, while reusing old t-shirts and dishcloths can cut down usage and wastage of paper towels. Plant-based protein instead of animal-based can be just as satisfying and may lower your risk of stroke and cancer, and honey and apple cider vinegar can make great substitutes for alcohol laden cleansers and toners.
Avoid feeding honey to babies who are less than a year old. This is because honey is a potential source of a disease-causing bacterium called Clostridium botulinum. When a baby consumes honey, the bacteria is consumed, too. Due to the immature digestive and immune systems, these bacteria grow inside their intestines resulting in a condition called infant botulism.
Staph infections are caused by the Staphylococcus bacteria and are conventionally treated with antibiotics. Home remedies include a manuka honey dressing, crushed tea tree leaves, lime juice, garlic juice, and tulsi leaf juice. You can also apply a goldenseal root powder poultice, diluted eucalyptus essential oil, or a poultice of the bark and leaves of witch hazel to the infection. A warm compress can help drain and heal boils.
Avoiding added sugar is a no-brainer, but what about sugar in healthy foods? The fructose in fruits seems off-putting, but it's fine to eat 1 ½ to 2 cups of fruit each day. It has fiber, which will actually regulate blood sugar. Eating dark chocolate twice a week offers health benefits, while using honey in moderation is a natural way to sweeten food. Flavored and non-fat yogurt has added sugar so choose low or full-fat.
Honey is considered to be an important food for sustaining the good health of the human race. It also happens to be one of the rarest foods that cannot go bad. This is because raw honey is extremely concentrated with very little water. When any microbes come into contact with it, it dehydrates them and prevents spoilage. This, in turn, makes it easy to store honey for years together without any fear of going rancid.
Use a herbal face pack combining almond, sandalwood and rose flower powder to get rid of pimples. Another method is to mix tea tree oil and aloe vera gel to help stop the growth of bacteria. Honey can be used to reduce acne scars. Clay masks are one of the best-known treatments to tackle pimples. You could also use a warm compress on your pimple.
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Lips get dry, chapped, and cracked easily. Heal them with the antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and moisturizing properties of honey. Apply raw honey to your lips regularly for supple lips. Add honey to shea butter and sugar to get rid of dead skin and moisturize your lips. Mix it with lemon juice to lighten dark lips. Combine it with lemon balm essential oil, coconut oil, shea butter, and beeswax for an infection-fighting and moisturizing lip balm.
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If you're struggling to maintain the pH balance of your body, detox drinks are one of your best bets. This recipe includes five ingredients, namely aloe vera, honey, lemon juice, basil and mint leaves, and apple cider vinegar. These ingredients come together to restore your body's pH levels, fight infections, boost immunity, and give you healthier skin. Consume this drink regularly on an empty stomach for faster, more fulfilling results.
From homegrown honey and authentic spices to mushrooms and freshly baked breads, a farmers' market will leave you spoilt for choice. Here, you will also find free-range eggs and grass-fed animal products that are lower in cholesterol and calories and higher in nutrients as compared to the kind that's available in supermarkets. You can also stock up on seasonal fruits and vegetables like berries, peaches, carrots, and tomatoes.
Natural remedies and alternative medicine find great use for a variety of ailments. Acne can be treated quite effectively using turmeric root, cuts and wounds with honey and cinnamon, internal bleeding with cabbage juice, and burns with aloe vera gel or honey. Both boils and bad breath are addressed using betel leaves in different ways. Everyday rashes can be reduced with cilantro paste and ginger and honey work on respiratory issues.
Egg yolks are full of essential fats and nutrients which moisturize your hair and make it stronger. These recipes combine them with olive oil, honey, avocado, milk, yogurt, and burdock oil. These ingredients help provide shine and strength as well. Always wash your hair before applying the mask so that the ingredients can penetrate the shafts. Try these masks once a week regularly to see results.
It is very rare that one has simply flawless skin to flaunt. Countless factors such as prolonged exposure of the skin to the sun,...