When people hear the term air pollution, they mostly envision industrial complexes and toxic fumes rising into the atmosphere. These troublesome images aren’t really off the mark, but what we often overlook is our own living environments, in which we spend a large portion of our life, are plagued by various pollutants. Toxic clouds float around our homes, not just urban jungles and distant horizons, and that calls for a proactive approach. Maintaining an optimal indoor climate is thus paramount for the health and well-being of all inhabitants.
There are many ways to use coconut oil for maximum health and nutrition, yet this article will cover 50 of the best ways to get the most of this natural, holistic oil. Everything from inner and outer health, to cooking and hygiene. Pass this article on to your loved and ones along with a container of organic coconut oil as a thoughtful, heartfelt gift. Also, practice any of the below coconut oil uses for yourself to reap the benefits of it’s oily goodness!
Nothing says “I love you health” quite like making your own home-made beauty products and cleaning supplies. Whether it’s skincare, hair-care, house-care, or any other form of care, home-made products are healthier and cheaper than store-bought brands. Plus, they can pack just as much of a beneficial ‘punch’ as any of the best stuff out there.
So why doesn’t everyone make their own products?
Simply put, most people aren’t aware most store-bought products can easily be made themselves. Either thinking the necessary ingredients would be too difficult to acquire or it would be more expensive to make than just buying it from the shelf. Other’s think they simply don’t have the time to make their own products when they always need refilled.
Yet the quality and quantity of home-made products not only last longer and aren’t made with various additives and chemicals, they also save time, energy, and long-term expenses not having to buy new replacements every so often from the store.
Smudging is an age-old ceremonial practice of using dried herbs bundled together to form a smudge stick, then ignited so the smoke can help users purify and cleanse their home or space, as well as make it smell amazing! This practice is also typically used before a prestigious or powerful ceremony as many cultures believe using a smudge stick helps to ward away and clear the area of any negative spirits, helping those involve to also clear their mind and focus on setting their intentions.
In many cases, large feathers are also used to help carry and transmit the smoke to all surrounding areas, and anywhere that needs to be brought ‘into balance’ and purified. Many traditional societies such as Native American cultures use smudging rituals often, and are greatly respected and revered as a way of harmonizing ions in the air and promoting a peaceful atmosphere.
Who say’s cleaning the oven has to be a painstaking, hours long process involving several chemical-fueled cleaning products? Sounds like a headache in disguise! There are much quicker and healthier methods of cleaning the oven, let alone the entire house, that offers the same desired, shiny result in the end.
To make it even easier, let’s break it down into two simple steps – cleaning the inside of the oven itself, and cleaning the window/door.