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    Apple Cider Vinegar

    I always keep ACV on hand in the house.  I use it for just about everything from conditioning my hair to brushing my teeth.  I love the way my glasses look after i wash them in ACV.  I clean around the house with it.  I wash my clothes with it, and you...
    deleted deleted 26-30 34 Responses Jul 15, 2009

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    Otc - Detox Kits

    People buy these products that promise to remove all toxins from their bodies.  Most times these products promise results in 3 - 7 days.  STUPID.  It takes years, even decades to build up most of the *ish we have brought on our bodies.  If you take a product...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Dec 4, 2009

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    Castor Oil

    The ancient Egyptians introduced the effects of castor oil to the world, most notably Imhotep.  Castor oil was used to treat wounds, correct pH of the skin, and even to alleviate stomach ailments such as constipation and even diarrhea.  It was used in cosmetics also...
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses Dec 2, 2009

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    Tea Tree Oil Should Be In Everyone's Medicine Cabinet

    Tea Tree Essential Oil is the best thing since toast. It is good for everything and 1 drop goes far. It is antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, antiseptic. Tea tree oil has 101 uses or more. It can be dispersed in water and used as a scalp/hair rinse, a douche, a mouthwash. It...
    qazrazl qazrazl 41-45, F 7 Responses Feb 16, 2009

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    Oil Pulling

    Every now and again, i use Oil Pulling to help in my detoxification treatments.  I like castor oil best because it kills everything on contact.  I haven't really tried olive oil, but i bought some this morning to try it out for the first time.  Traditionally i...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 28, 2009

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    Food Heals

    I really believe you can cure a lot of health problems by simply changing your diet, it has been proven and I am proof. I have a familly history of high blood pressure and suffer from it myself but when I changed my diet from unhealthy to healthy, it went from high to normal in...
    thejeweler thejeweler 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 6, 2011

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    Oil Pulling, More In Depth

    Oil Pulling is simply using a pure or cleansing oil to help detoxify the body of impurities.  This was something used by the Native Americans. By swishing oil around in the mouth for 15-20 minutes, you "pull" infections, viruses, bacteria (harmful only), and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 2, 2009

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    Corn Starch

    Nothing OTC works better, as far as facial masques goes.  It cost less than a buck fifty, and the results it gives you are worth so much more.  I add it to my bath every week to help pull out toxins.  It's like a vacuum for pores.  Corn Starch has this great...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 5, 2009

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    The Zenni Method

    Hello I hope you will find it interesting:) it's what I do and how I help people. Maybe one day you will be with us - The Zenni Method therapists:). www.zennimethod.com www.zenni.pl /in dofferent languages/ If you have question simply write to me or connect with us through...
    catarina30 catarina30 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 23, 2013

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    Natural Estrogens For Health

    Whole wheat, lentils, blackbeans, peas, soy, licorice, and various herbs such as fenugreek, fennel and many others are good sources of natural estrogens identical to mans. They block the cancer causing effects of estrogen like chemical pollutants found everywhere -  by...
    DrRchrd DrRchrd 61-65, M Nov 24, 2009

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    I Personally Believe That We Could Do Better With Am

    I have never truly trusted mainstream medicine.  I am okay with it for dire circumstances.  But other than that, a lot of mainstream medicine seems very disturbing to me.  Considering they want to fix everything with drugs and surgery.  Plus drugs and surgery end up making...
    ratburn ratburn 18-21 Jan 31, 2012

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    Healthier to Be Holistic

    I first got interested in herbs at around 19 years old. I was having negative side effects from Birth Control Pills. In the early '80's, the estrogen content was still pretty high. I had 9 out of 10 side effects on the list: "How to tell if you should get off of OrthoEvra...
    qazrazl qazrazl 41-45, F 5 Responses Jan 2, 2009

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    It's Better.

    We all see those pharmeceutical commericals.  The list of side effects almost make it worth it to just keep suffering from whatever is ailing you in the first place. I suffer from anxiety, but I refuse to take drugs like Zoloft, Paxil, Effexor, Lexapro, etc. Anybody I've...
    BellasHappyPlace BellasHappyPlace 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4, 2009

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    And It Loves Me Back

    ok,think about it,folks.Do you really think standard western medicine has your best interests in mind?Do you think we can spend our way out of the current healthcare crisis?Are you ready to take responsibility for your yourself,your being,your best, most balanced state of...
    dubkebab dubkebab 46-50, M 4 Responses Nov 23, 2009

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    Join With The Life Extension Foundation As It Stands Against McCain And The Drug Companies

    Scroll down for instructions on how to get involved. Taken from lef.org : Oppose the Dietary Supplement Safety Act of 2010 bill New Bill Seeks to Ban Consumer Access to Dietary Supplements   Senator John McCain has introduced a bill that if passed, will...
    conceptualclarity conceptualclarity 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 27, 2010

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    Natural Testosteron

     Honey is a natural testosteron booster.
    DrRchrd DrRchrd 61-65, M 2 Responses Nov 6, 2009

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    I Always Keep These In My Home

    Apple Cider Vinegar - it's a must.  it fixes just about everything.  Organic Honey - nothing heals quicker, not even Neosporin. Castor Oil - it kills 99 percent of parasites living on the surface of the body or the inner body. Milk Thistle/Dandelion - great cleanser...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 23, 2009

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    Honey

    My mom used to use honey on just about any scrape, bruise, cut, or burn i or my sister would get.  I dont see why anyone uses Neosporin when honey as cheaper and more effective.  Not to mention it doesnt leave scars. 
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 15, 2009

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    Monsters Inside Me (from Discovery Network)

    Wow.  I just saw this show on television on Saturday, i think.  There was this one featured creature on it called, "Strongyloides".   This creature caused massive damage to this one guy's body.  Only about 10 percent of the people who are...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 23, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    Probably due to the fact that my career is in the holistic health and alternative medicine field, I strongly disagree with many of Western medicine's practices. So much is based...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 20 Responses a week ago

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    Westward Group Alternatives: How to Reduce Energy Consumption in the Office When it comes to cutting operational costs in the office, one of the most obvious ways to go is to...
    mandielufiar mandielufiar 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    There was a farmer who had a horse and a goat?.. One day, the horse became ill and he called the veterinarian, who said: Well, your horse has a virus. He must take this medicine...
    Angel763 Angel763 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 2

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    She doesn't trust me Almost a year ago now I attempted suicide; I had everything locked up and the windows barred. The door was taken too but it is all the doctors ideas. I began...
    joshmcmullen joshmcmullen 16-17 Dec 2

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    There was a farmer who had a horse and a goat?.. One day, the horse became ill and he called the veterinarian, who said: Well, your horse has a virus. He must take this medicine...
    bigboy4chat42 bigboy4chat42 41-45 Dec 5

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    Thinking of a whole new central heating program, or maybe want additional information over the one you've? Look at this information.Certainly, the surefire path to ending drafts...
    Alexander714e5dr0 Alexander714e5dr0 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    I try to produce alternatives to silence or violence. I find this very difficult however. It is seems I am getting much of this now - either silence or violence. It seems I have no...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M Nov 29

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    Another Remedy to restricted normal airflow is opening up the home interior more. Should you deliver some of your warmth which has a Wooden stove or pellet stove or photo voltaic...
    Logan3691wjw1 Logan3691wjw1 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    With any luck , these brief descriptions served you to master a little bit more in regards to the technological innovation and objects that could be used to help keep you toasty in...
    Joseph0368lyk7 Joseph0368lyk7 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    Adequately operating chimney systems will carry combustion byproducts out on the home. Hence, chimney difficulties set you prone to getting these byproducts, such as carbon...
    Anthony6925bob3 Anthony6925bob3 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    Provider produces one of the most extensive gasoline furnace lineups available. Homeowners in cooler climates and those pursuing a greener Life style gravitate towards superior...
    Logan3691wjw1 Logan3691wjw1 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    Once upon a time it was autumn and the leaves started turning beautiful colours in Northern Ontario and the entire land was an autumn type of beautiful. Then the leaves started...
    Nyxii Nyxii 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    Geheimen Deal, um die Emissionen läutet neue Ära im Kampf gegen die globale Erwärmung zu bekämpfen Westward group alternative energy tokyo climate change Paris Summit – Der...
    sandrabrax13 sandrabrax13 22-25, F Nov 24

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    Really don't depart an electric heater unattended when It can be plugged in. Area the heater over a level, flat surface in which small children and pets won't be able to access it...
    Matthew9482ypf5 Matthew9482ypf5 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    Carrier makes One of the more detailed gasoline furnace lineups that you can buy. Homeowners in cooler climates and people pursuing a greener lifestyle gravitate towards...
    Michael838w4jc6 Michael838w4jc6 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    Like classic Wooden or other solitary-gas stoves, the multi-gas stoves, when utilised being an alternative heat source to your home, can Slash your Vitality Invoice by as many as 7...
    William7025boa3 William7025boa3 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    Nature - The Best Medicine My current condition reminded me of this one... “The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature affects the cure.” ~ Voltaire
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I think i am in love with my cousin. She is already married and have two children.I remember the first day i met her,we immediately click and we became close.When we went out,i...
    stephaniecandice stephaniecandice 26-30, F 6 mins ago

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    Good sleep is the greatest medicine of all. Mental disturbance can be eradicated by a solid sleep of 6-7 hours a day. In fact, all problems in life can be solved with the clear...
    nissan124 nissan124 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I've been using herbal medicine for over a decade now. As of now, I do half pharmaceutical and half herbal in my family. Some years I have a small herb garden, though haven't the...
    FreyjaInBattle FreyjaInBattle 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    Horny goat weed is also known as "epimedium" and is a group of related plants. Though grown as an ornamental plant in Asia and other regions, epimedium extract is used in the West...
    decantercentrifuge decantercentrifuge 22-25, F Dec 5

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    I love love love chocolate but i am not really supposed to have it. :( It freaking sucks! You see.... i have a dairy sensitivity & stuffs with my stomach & my skin quite a...
    flyingblossom flyingblossom 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    BRACELETS, TATTOOS, & LOVE Hey guys! I know it's been awhile since I've given an update about my former teacher, H. Now that I'm away at college it's been difficult not seeing him...
    PulpDiction PulpDiction 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 4

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    Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
    Maverick1962 Maverick1962 51-55, M 5 mins ago

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    I'm a bit of a health freak, so yogurt is my alternative for chocolate. However i really do love the stuff!
    emmyjanew emmyjanew 13-15, F Nov 19

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    The first time I wore sandals was in the 7th grade. We had a pipe burst at home and most of my clothes and all shoes got soaked. The only dry things were a pair of faded jeans, a...
    footy53 footy53 51-55, M Nov 25

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    I actively allow my actions to be full of happiness, joy and laughter, I seek new experience, people, places, cultures and seize every opportunity. I am present in the moment, I...
    toufie1 toufie1 22-25 1 Response 6 days ago

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    who here is actually happily in a healthy romantic relationship with your teacher? here are the criteria i am setting for happy and healthy, feel free to add some more: 1. you...
    mofo33 mofo33 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I love hearing new music. Especially enjoy rock and alternative types of songs. I'm a huge Lady Gaga fan! My 2 favorite songs are Crystal Clear by Adrenaline Mob and Pitiful by...