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7 Ways Juicing Can Help You Lose Weight
Christine Phillips

Unless you have been living under a rock for the last few years, you would have no doubt heard about the amazingness of juicing. But did you also know that a juice elixir can also be a healthy and safe way to lose weight? When drunk in complement to an existing weight-loss plan, juicing provides a high level of quality nutrition, which will assist in weight-loss. Read on to find out how.


 
Angel Card Reading Ostara
Margi McAlpine

Spring is always a time of new beginnings, new cycles and new growth! Today the Angels are telling you that as you step into this new period of light allow it to penetrate deep within your mind and your entire body system.


 
Cayenne Pepper And Its Benefits
Desiree Campher

If there is one herb that is to be mastered in life it is the Cayenne pepper, as it is the most powerful herb of all. There is no other herb that increases the blood flow faster, effects faster physiological and metabolic changes in the body than cayenne pepper.


 
Centering & Grounding Techniques
Diana Smith

We are often told to stay ground and we should be "floating around." But how do we know if we are grounded or not? What dpes being grounded really mean? Diana Smith answers these questions here.


 
Citric Acid Article That Will Surprise You
Desre Campher

 Citric acid is a wonderful natural cleaner that does not emit harmful smoke like our normal household cleaners do. Especially pregnant women and children should be very careful about toxic fumes and it is very good to substitute regular cleaners with natural cleaners like citric acid.


 
Difference Between Psychology And Life Coaching
Lets Live Life Coaching

People often get confused between Psychology or therapy and life coaching. These two fields are vastly different. Clinical psychology is the diagnosis and treatment of mental and emotional disorders, whereas life coaching helps mentally healthy people to improve their lifestyles. Life coaching has nothing to do with treating severe psychological problems 


 
Ginkgo Biloba For Memory And Concentration
Jill R. Davies

Many people these days struggle with mental alertness, concentration and even memory retention. This article zooms in on the multiple ways that Ginkgo biloba may support brain function and prevent age-related memory loss.


 
Herbal Parasite Cleanse For Adults, Children And Pets
Desiree Campher

In her book, The Cure for all diseases, Dr Clark makes many references to the role that parasites play in the generation of disease. She claims that because of the solvent exposure we have in the 21st century and more specifically in the past 50 years, we now have what she calls a “new generation of disease”. She calls this “fluke disease” and documents the correlation between the unprecedented migration and replication of flukes in the system with a number of “new diseases” notably cancer, AIDS, endometriosis, Lupus, Hodgkin’s, Alzheimer’s, Diabetes, Seizures, Migraines, Depression etc.


 
Hormones And Women
Stuart Wilson

Many women suffer from ailments that are often as a result of hormonal imbalances. These hormonal imbalances are caused by various nutritional deficiencies particularly in EFA's, B group vitamins and anti-oxidants. Stress is also known to aggravate these ailments and the use of oral contraceptives also often worsens them.

Some Common Women’s Ailments

Some of the most common ailments that fall under this category of disorders include the following: 


 
How To Have Zero Cold Days This Year
Dr Debbie Smith

t is amazing how the common cold can take so much of our healing time I want to share with you some of the main tips to help you stay healthy this winter and prevent a cold so you can use your energy and time for the health goals you want to achieve.


 
Hrt And Osteoporosis
John R. Lee, M.D. and Virginia Hopkins

There is a misperception that osteoporosis begins at menopause. In reality, bone mass begins declining in most women in their mid-thirties, accelerates for 3-5 years around the time of menopause, and then continues to decline at the rate of about 1-1.5% per year.


 
Immune Building And Flu And Cold Fighters
Desiree Campher

It is apparent that an article on flu/colds and Immune Boosters is appropriate at this time as we experience radical changes in our weather patterns. Not only do we get winter flu but also change of seasons and summer flu. Probably the worst part of this is that you are not quite sick enough to stay at home, but still feel very out of sorts. The headaches, blocked nose and inability to concentrate, fevers, congested chest and all over body aches and pains, creates energy of total misery.


 
Is Your Sleep Hygiene Up To Scratch?
Lisa Lee

Do you battle to sleep at night? Here are some tips that may rectify insomnia. While the term ‘Sleep Hygiene’ may be unfamiliar to a lot of people, it really is just a name coined to explain the best techniques you can use to ensure you get adequate and proper sleep. As a chronic insomniac, I have tried almost everything to end the cycle of going to bed wide awake, thoughts whirring around my head, and then waking up exhausted, irritable and anxious after considerably less than the optimal 8 hours of sleep. Fellow insomniacs know just how crippling this condition is-getting to the point where bedtime brings a feeling of dread.


 
Itchy Scalp Remedy
Nico Redelinghuys

Nico Redelinghuys has made a great home-made remedy for an itchy scalp. His articles are not only helpful and innovative, but also quite entertaining!


 
Lavender Augustifolia - Also Known As English Lavender
Jean Franklin

Everyone knows about the soothing properties of Lavender but are you aware that it is the most versatile of all essential oils
According to a very old European tradition the first lavender plant grew in the Garden of Eden. Adam and Eva took a twig of the smelling plant with them when they were driven away from the garden. In Medieval times, people carried lavender posies with them to also protect themselves against the plague and the street smells.


 
Lemon Vinegar Household Cleaner
Nico Redelinghuys

Off-the-shelf cleaning products contain questionable chemicals and possibly carcinogens. Make your own the way our grandma's used to!


 
Natural Beauty Secrets.
Lisa Lee

How much money do you spend on beauty products every year? Personally, I spend more money on beauty lotions and potions than I should, especially as I grow older each year. As women, most of us are petrified of pending wrinkles as each birthday passes, and it seems that the older we get, the more pricey our products get. SPF day creams, toners, anti-wrinkle creams and tiny tubs of eye cream that cost us silly amounts. Lets not forget visits to spas for facials, peels and cellulite treatments.


 
Natural Remedies For Eczema In Children
Lisa Lee

Does your child suffer from eczema? Here are some natural alternatives and tips you can try. Eczema is a term used for a group of conditions that cause inflammation or irritation of the skin.  The most common form of Eczema is atopic, which refers to a group of diseases which often go hand in hand with asthma and hay fever. It is very common in children, as opposed to adults, but children often outgrow it by the age of 10. Nevertheless, having a child with eczema can be both frustrating and painful to watch, as it often causes discomfort, itchiness and an unsightly rash in the affected are.


 
Not So Keen On The Flu Jab? Here Are Some Alternatives.
Body and Mind

Not so keen on the flu jab? Here are some healthy, all natural alternatives. Try changing your diet, exercise abit more and get plenty of sleep.


 
Nutritional Support For Diabetics
Stuart Wilson

We all need glucose for energy and this glucose comes mainly from our food. Glucose is released into our blood after we eat, especially if it’s a carbohydrate such as cereal, bread, pasta or sugary foods.


 
Spring-time Skin Allergy Rescue
Down to Earth

Do you suffer from spring-time allergies? For many of us the annual blooming of plants and release of pollen into the atmosphere brings a runny nose, watery eyes and a very itchy skin. Get some handy tips on how to manage your spring allergies and to find out how our products can help reduce your skin irritations.


 
The Enhancement Of Reiki By Other Natural Energy-based Therapies Part 4: Incorporating Holistic Allergy Testing Into The Reiki Session
Thea van der Merwe, Ph.D

Reiki is an effective treatment of allergies as it balances the immune system.   I always ask clients about allergies during our introductory session and often clients would indicate the possibility of an allergic condition, but without being sure of the cause(s) of such a condition.


 
The Ingredients We Avoid And What We Use Instead
Down to Earth

Special care is taken to include only the purest, most potent plant actives in the Down to Earth ointment range. Plant actives that soothe, purify, heal and relieve pain. We also take special care to avoid ingredients that have shown to be potentially harmful. Why spoil a good thing, right? There are a large number of ingredients used in conventional skincare products that are suspect or known to be harmful. Companies have for decades and continue to use these ingredients because they are cheap and easy to come by - even though studies have shown some potential harmful side-effects in recent years. We highlight a few ingredients to avoid and tell you why.


 
The Role Of Pain And How Nature Provides Solutions
Down to Earth

There is no doubt that pain is unpleasant. It does however play an important role in our lives. We explain the reasons why we experience pain and take a look at what remedies Mother Nature has on offer.


 
The Wonderful Benefits Of Fennel
Desiree Campher

Fennel is well known in the culinary world for its anise-like flavour, but also has natural sources of vitamins, minerals and fibre. It is renowned for its power to combat digestive discomforts. Fennel seed contains anethole, a compound that has antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory properties. The volatile oils in the seeds are known to increase the secretion of digestive enzymes in the stomach, which in turn promotes better digestion and nutrient absorption. It also acts as a mild laxative and has anti-oxidants that leap in to defend the body from free radical damage. The seed can be chewed to relieve heart burn and freshens the breath


 
Three Significant Reasons To Detox
Desiree Campher

We, know, at least instinctively, that we need to clean up our bodies and our lifestyles. Many of us feel we are not functioning at full potential or we have been diagnosed with something serious or debilitating. We have tried a host of allopathic and possibly even complementary approaches but the problems are not gone, and we have this niggling feeling that we should be able to do something more to feel better. We are right to attempt to detox, as we know our lifestyles are toxic.


 
Two Significant Reasons To Detox
Desire Campher

We know, at least instinctively, that we need to clean up our bodies and our lifestyles. Many of us feel we are not functioning at full potential or we have been diagnosed with something serious or debilitating.


 
Uses For Avocado Oil
Vicki Berry

Rich in antioxidants, Avocado Oil can be applied directly to the skin to help heal and soften damaged skin and treat dry or aged skin. This is a thick, fatty oil that is fabulous for moisturising and treating all skin (and hair) types. Avocado oil soothes the upper layers of skin and rehydrates at the same time. Dry hair will also benefit from avocado oil, as it is rich, nourishing, and softening.


 
Uses For Kalahari Melon Seed Oil
Vicki Berry

Sourced from Namibia where it has been used to quench parched skin for hundreds of years, Kalahari Melon Seed Oil is jam-packed full of essential fatty acids that help to renew your skin's elasticity. Although very light, and naturally absorbent, this is still a very powerful oil, penetrating your skin's surface to eradicate toxins while offering gentle, yet effective re-hydration.


 
Uses For Neem Oil
Vicki Berry

A wonderful oil with numerous benefits, Neem contains extraordinarily high levels of antioxidants that help to protect the skin from environmental damage. Cold pressed from whole Neem tree nuts, this oil can be used in 'make your own' skin care preparations, hair care products, and in gardens for natural pest control.


 
Uses For Pomegranate Seed Oil
Vicki Berry

Pomegranate Seed Oil has a soft amber colour and fruity aroma. The rich and nutritious properties of this oil mean that only a small amount is needed to achieve fabulous results. Ideal for all skin types, it's easily absorbed into the skin, providing a deep and lasting moisturising effect and improving skin texture.


 
Uses For Red Raspberry Seed Oil
Vicki Berry

Red Raspberry Seed Oil can also help relieve irritated skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. It contains a significant amount of Vitamin A, making it a good carrier oil to use in essential oil blends for acne or blemished skin. Anti-oxidants that are consumed can reach the skin but, with free radical damage, being the heaviest assault on the skin, and the cause of almost all of the signs of aging, and unhealthy skin, it is beneficial to apply them topically where their protection can go to work immediately


 
Welcome To The Alchemy Estoeric Shoppe
Brigitte Holmes

That is exactly the spirit of Alchemy Esoteric Shoppe and Wellness Centre. This is the place where like-minded individual gather and enchant their authentic spirit in a beautiful, safe and sacred space for healers, therapists teachers -an environment where they could make their dreams come true and a place where their heart-centred business could be nurtured and shared with other like-minded souls without having to worry about anything more than their mere being.


 
What Is Lysine
Desiree Campher

Lysine is an amino acid found in the protein of foods such as beans, cheese, yogurt, meat, milk, brewer's yeast, wheat germ, and other animal proteins. Proteins derived from grains such as wheat and corn tend to be low in lysine content. The bio-availability of lysine is reduced with food preparation methods, such as heating foods in the presence of a reducing sugar (i.e., fructose or glucose); heating foods in the presence of sucrose or yeast; and cooking in the absence of moisture at high temperatures. The average 70 kg human requires 800 to 3,000 mg of lysine daily.