Allergy-proof your home. The latest guidelines from the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery call for controlling your home environment by getting rid of dust mites, installing an air filter system, using bedding with allergen-barriers, and keeping any pets out of the bedroom to help curb nasal allergies.
A humidifier can keep the air moist, but be sure to keep it clean, especially if you have mold allergies. Thirty-five to 50 percent humidity is ideal.
Apply warm compresses. You can also follow up the warm compress with a cold compress, which may help relieve sinus pain.
Using antibiotics indiscriminately can lead to antibiotic resistance and the development of superbugs, plus they may not be effective in treating most cases of sinusitis. Less than two percent of these infections are bacterial.
Know when to see the doctor. If sinus pain lasts for a week or more and you have...
According to Dr Andrew Saul from the Food Matters film, two handfuls of cashews provide the equivalent mood boosting effects as a therapeutic dose of Prozac. How do they do this? They are one of the highest natural sources of tryptophan, the precursor for the production of serotonin, the feel good hormone, in the brain.
Blueberries are more than a delicious fruit. Many consider it to be a superfood. It's rich in vitamins and phytonutrients (plant nutrients), with a variety of antioxidants that are considered extremely beneficial for relieving stress. Many experts also believe that peaches fall into this category as well, because they have nutrients that appear to have a sedation (calming) effect.
3. Acai Berries
Acai berry is essentially the newest super food, and one that has received a great deal of press recently. It may not be the weight loss fruit that many people claimed it was, but acai berries are still rich in phytonutrients like the blueberry, and the ant...
According to tipnut.com, here is a list of spray cleaner recipes you can try…
Clean countertops and surfaces with one of the cleaners below, these can also be used to spray them directly.
Vinegar & Water (50/50 mix)
Cider Vinegar & Water (50/50 mix)
One of these essential oils: Peppermint, Lavender, Eucalyptus, Tea Tree Oil, Witch Hazel Extract (1 tablespoon) plus water–per spray bottle
Liquid Dish Detergent & Water (about 1 tablespoon detergent, fill spray bottle with water).
An interesting tidbit is that ants leave a scented trail so they can easily find their way back to the the food source in your home or office. Their trails can be both visible and invisible to human eyes, so washing away these trails will make it more difficult to find their favorite places. Using these cleaners with the above ingredients also has a repellent property.
List Of Natural Repellents
Spread these repellents near cracks, around window sills, along baseboards, in corners a...