Citrus Fruits – Benefits And Cleaning Tips

Citrus Fruits While they are not native everywhere, citrus fruits are nowadays cultivated in tropical and subtropical climates all over the world. Popular citrus fruits are oranges, lemons, limes, grapefruits and mandarins.   Benefits 1. Vitamins Vitamin C strengthens the immune system and benefits your skin. 2. Plant Compounds Anti-inflammatory, antioxidant effects and more due…

Is Goat Milk Better For You?

A bowl of cereal in the morning, a milkshake in the afternoon and a big scoop of ice cream for dessert after dinner, does that sound familiar? Commonly it is all made of cow milk. We are raised with the beliefs that cow milk is good and necessary for us due to the calcium it…

Natural Alternatives To Regular Shampoo

So you made the decision to cut the commercial shampoo and all its chemicals, but don‘t feel like making your own or the homemade shampoos are just not working for you? I have found two wonderful alternatives, that I am going to tell you about today.     Before we get into detail though, I…

Say Goodbye To Dryer Sheets

Dryers are a wonderful invention. You throw your wet clothes in and about an hour or so later they are completely dry.   It seems to me as if the use of dryers is more common in the US than in Europe though. One of the signs that this might be true is definitely that…

Homemade Oatmeal-Chamomile Shampoo

Commercial shampoo contains SLS, parabens, fragrance and more…   Do you have enough of an itchy head? I do or did… A little while ago I decided it was time for a change. Sure commercial shampoo is convenient, it cleans your hair quickly and thoroughly but is the residue of chemicals on your head really…

DIY Window Cleaner

Smog, dust, pollen, rain, wind. Our windows have to withstand a lot to protect our homes and the people inside. All we have to do is keep them nice and clean.   My first apartment was small and I had to share the bathroom and kitchen with someone else. While we got along pretty well,…

How Chamomile Can Help You Today

Along the stairs to the backyard of my grandma‘s house are bushes of these daisy-like flowers. We would pick and dry them to brew wonderful chamomile tea.   Chamomile Chamomile is one of the oldest and most used natural remedies. It has calming, antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory properties which makes it highly versatile. Commonly the flowers…