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Acne a problem?…Some helpful hints…

For many young people, acne is a real problem. We are often asked what is needed to help remedy the situation. Her are a few tips that we have been able to gather. We have put it into point form to make it easy for you to reference. Are there any other points that you … Continue reading Acne a problem?…Some helpful hints…

It’s just a room spray…It doesn’t matter if it has synthetic scents in it…What harm can it do?

Synthetic scents or “fragrances” represent an unidentified mixture of ingredients including carcinogens (a substance capable of causing cancer in living tissue.), allergens, respiratory irritants, endocrine disruptors, neurotoxic chemicals (Neurotoxicity is toxicity in the nervous system. It occurs when exposure to natural or artificial toxic substances, which are called neurotoxins, alters the normal activity of the … Continue reading It’s just a room spray…It doesn’t matter if it has synthetic scents in it…What harm can it do?

Permaculture in South Africa…

See how these schools and teachers are teaching their learners the organic way... As firm believers in growing herbs and all food along organic principals, Christine and Sue are interested in how this is being implemented in South and Southern Africa. A well known way of farming organically in Southern Africa is permaculture. The first … Continue reading Permaculture in South Africa…

August is National Women’s Month…We look at the women who marched on the Union buildings 60 years ago today and … we say thank you!

On 9th August 1956, The Federation of South African Women marched on the Union Building to hand over signed petitions in protest against the proposed amendments to the urban areas act. This was one of the largest peaceful and most dignified protests ever accomplished. It was estimated that there were a minimum of 10 000 women … Continue reading August is National Women’s Month…We look at the women who marched on the Union buildings 60 years ago today and … we say thank you!

Father’s have a special place in their child’s life…Staying present amid the stresses and strains of modern life…

Father’s day is always one of mixed emotions for me. My dad passed away when I was a young girl, and I remember every year how excited some of my friends became as they decided how they would surprise their father on Father’s Day. Then I got married to a man who took being a … Continue reading Father’s have a special place in their child’s life…Staying present amid the stresses and strains of modern life…

Essential oils and your new born…

You are pregnant and want to find out more natural ways of looking after your new baby, or you have a new born and are looking for more natural products to use on baby’s skin or in his/her nursery. We have compiled the following information for you. New born babies are very sensitive to smells, … Continue reading Essential oils and your new born…

Another DIY Christmas activity…I had fun…something to do with the kids during the holidays!

A few months ago, I saw an activity on the internet. A blogger transformed some tea-light candles into a thing of beauty. They were stunning! Well, I tried to do the same...They didn't turn out quite as beautiful as hers, but what fun doing them!     A while ago, I was gifted with a … Continue reading Another DIY Christmas activity…I had fun…something to do with the kids during the holidays!

Is your toddler/ child struggling with earache? Do you need something for sore ears?

Hi Friends I found this interesting article on the following web page: http://www.livingunrefined.com/2013/04/natural-ear-drops.html I am sure you will find it helpful. Enjoy. Miracle Earache & Ear Infection Remedy! {Momma's Magic Drops}  One of a mamma's simple pleasures is the quiet that falls over the house between the kiddos' bed times and momma's bedtime. I don't … Continue reading Is your toddler/ child struggling with earache? Do you need something for sore ears?

Eczema can be very distracting…here is an excellent article to help you…

This article was taken as is from http://www.everygreenherb.com/eczema.html. No alterations have been made. This is an excellent site for herbal information. Essential Herbal Products has an excellent Eczema herbal tea comprising various herbs. This  helps to clean one from the inside and soothe the inflammation associated with eczema. We also have a herbal cream which … Continue reading Eczema can be very distracting…here is an excellent article to help you…

Essential oils and your new born…

You are pregnant and want to find out more natural ways of looking after your new baby, or you have a new born and are looking for more natural products to use on baby's skin or in his/her nursery. We have compiled the following information for you. New born babies are very sensitive to smells, … Continue reading Essential oils and your new born…