In the 1920's, French chemist Rene Maurice Gattefosse accidentally lit his arm on fire in his laboratory. The nearest cold liquid was a vat of lavender oil, into which he thrust his arm in an act of desperation. To his surprise, the pain subsided... Read more
Each of us has a secret source of energy. You can’t hold it in your hand or see it in a book. Most mysteriously, it can boost your energy, mood and motivation without you even knowing it.
It’s a smell. Not just any smell, but a... Read more
Many of the same wholesome foods that you eat to help your skin glow from the inside-out can also be used externally, as cleansers, moisturizers, and skin masks. These vitamins, minerals, and oils that nourish your body also nourish your skin. Below... Read more
With the holidays approaching, you've probably got gift-giving on your mind. Stumped over what to get Uncle Joe or Mary, your college roommate? If your friend or family member has expressed interest in getting healthy or already has an established... Read more
If you live with chronic pain, whether from pounding headaches, an autoimmune disorder or an old injury gone awry, you know how difficult it can be to get to sleep. And when you can’t rest, pain increases, making it harder and harder to break t... Read more
SP occasionally sends out emails about products that they like and most times they have at the bottom "Click Here To Get Your SparkPoints".
However, inconsistently, sometimes I get the points and sometimes I don't. Today was another day I didn'... Read more
I know that weight loss should be with diet and exercise, but sometimes, a helper doesn't hurt. A friend of mine was having trouble losing weight for months, and decided to try some of Advocare's products. She saw amazing results! She looks fantastic... Read more
I checked the nutritional information for a serving of a rice mix and it said serving size 1cup, 160 calories, makes 5 servings. well there was only 2 1/2 cups total once it was cooked. and a whole cup of rice has far more than 160 calories... Read more
I am trying to lose weight for some time now but the still can't lose my after pregnancy belly. Can anyone here recommend anything natural to help me out? never used anything like that before but heard about patches that you put directly on you... Read more
Hi, Is anyone aware of anything like that? I am working for a long time to lose some weight but I find it very difficult to lose the extra weight from my stomach. Can you recommend anything?... Read more
I NEVER would buy 'generic brand' products.Well, times have changed!Thankfully, too, products have changed. Store-brand products now are usually very good, if not superior to some of the more expensive name brand products that I used to buy. I buy... Read more
After a long, tough workout, an equally long, hot bath is just what I crave. If I'm feeling particularly sore, I add Epsom salts, which help reduce inflammation. You can buy expensive aromatherapy bath salts at department stores, but I don't like to... Read more
I've written about the miracles of the rice sock. This handy low-tech gadget eased an excruciating sinus headache I had a few weeks back. Since I made mine, it had soothed sore knees after yoga, loosened a tight lower back and even warmed cold feet a... Read more
The history of aromatherapy goes back thousands of years, as far back as biblical times. It is now practiced by millions of people around the world and is used to improve the quality of people`s lives. It works by providing relaxation, stimulation, a... Read more
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