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Wet Sock Treatment

I know what you're thinking. You're thinking that we've officially lost our marbles and there is no way that this is a real treatment. I thought the same thing when I first heard of wet sock treatment, and I was actually quite resistant to even try it. But one night I was desperate for something to make a difference when my kid was fevering, and I was amazed at the results!  How could something so simple possibly make such a difference? Well, the simple explanation is that your body reacts to the cold socks by increasing blood circulation, which stimulates the immune system. It also reflexively decreases congestion and pain in the upper respiratory passages, head, and throat as it draws circulation toward the feet.  Wet sock...

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Pumpkin Spice Herbs

Fall is just around the corner, but September first marks the beginning of pumpkin spice season for most Americans. There are the usual suspects of lattes, candles, and lotions - but these days, the list continues to expand, including things like M&Ms, chips, even pumpkin spice flavored sausage! Starbucks' signature latte was first introduced in 2003. It very quickly became their most popular seasonal beverage, and exploded into the modern craze that exists today, but pumpkin spice has been around for a lot longer than the last fifteen years.I'm sure it's not shocking to learn that while pumpkin spice may taste like a delicious homemade pumpkin pie, most products on the market have no pumpkin in them. Instead, they contain the spices that are traditionally associated...

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Road Trip Essentials

Bags packed... Check!Fuel tank filled... Check!Reservations made ... Check!Memorial weekend marks the offical start of summer road trip season. Before you put the car in drive and pull out of the driveway, make sure you pack some of these road trip essentials!  TUMMY RUB - This essential oil blend combats motion sickness so effectively! Simply opening the bottle and smelling this essential oil blend can soothe a queasy stomach. Tummy rub also comes in handy when road food causes digestive upset. Rub a few drops on the stomach or place 1-2 drops on the tongue for relief.  CUTS & BRUISES - Cuts & Bruises essential oil blend is a must-have for road trip first aid, bug bites, and sunburns. Keep a bottle...

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Improving your digestion

Your lifestyle and your choice of foods can affect the way your body digests what you eat. Your digestive health is directly impacted by the foods you eat and the lifestyle you live. By taking steps to improve your digestive health, you'll help your digestive system to function more efficiently, improving your overall health and sense of well-being.   Get More Fruits, Veggies and Grains One of the first things to do when trying to take care of digestive problems is to take a look at your diet.  Are you getting plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables in your diet? Do you eat whole grains? If not, try to work more of these into your daily eating habits. In addition to vitamins, minerals...

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Product Spotlight: FLU BUSTER

This year's flu season is all over the news, with more people visiting the hospital with the flu or flu-like symptoms than in nearly a decade. You can try to keep your immune system in great shape by eating right, staying active, and taking your vitamins every day. But if you do end up with a cold or the flu, our FLU BUSTER formula was created to help!  Let's dive in and get to know this formula and why it works so well to fight cold and flu symptoms! YARROW The first ingredient in this formula is a plant native to the northern hemisphere that grows freely just about anywhere- some might even call it a weed. Yarrow is a powerful fever reducer that works by relaxing...

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