Healthy Household: Staying Clean Safely

infusion-area

This is where I do my infusions. It would be better to have a dark cupboard but I like watching the process. I have a book where I keep records of successful recipes. Remember to always label your medicines.

Over the next few months, I am going to put together a group of posts called the Healthy Household. These posts will go over how to make simple household cosmetics and cleaners. It is my hope that this series will help people become more interested in the ingredients of the cosmetics and household cleaners they presently use.

One good source of information about our cosmetics is the Environmental Worker?s Group. This website will give you some information about the safety of your cosmetics. Be warned, this website can be alarming. I remember the first time I looked up my favorite shampoo and was shocked at it?s level of hazard. I thought I was using a good product!

The quality of homemade products will be far superior to any products produced by the Cosmetics Industry. Making your own cosmetics and household cleaners is very satisfying. The ingredients we use are safe enough for children to help in making the products. These recipes will also save money. Lots of money. Some of the cosmetics that will be covered are how to make your own tooth powders, salves, creams, lotions, shampoo, hair wash, and soap. There will be simple, traditional recipes for homemade syrups, vinegars, tonics and extracts. There will be easy household cleaners, dish detergent and laundry soap made from ingredients that will leave your house smelling fresh, safely.

If you find these recipes fire your interest to learn more, please see herbmentor.com.

All new postings will be listed here:
Healthy Household: Making Soap
Healthy Household: Sage Tooth Powder
Healthy Household: Rosemary Rose Shampoo and Hair Wash
Healthy Household: Lavender Laundry Soap
Healthy Household: Salves and Lip Balm
Healthy Household: Comfort for Colds
Healthy Household: Four Deodorant Options
Healthy Household: Bug Away Spray
Healthy Household: Healing Body Cream
Healthy Household: Sex Lubes and Happy Vagina Pearls
Healthy Household: Cheap White Smile
Healthy Household: Precocious Puberty, Menstruation and Garbage
Healthy Household: Healing Broth: Part I
Healthy Household: Healing Broth: Part II
Healthy Household: Ionic Silver
Healthy Household: Homemade Medical Kits
Healthy Household: Master Tonic
Healthy Household: Remedies for Stress, Depression and Grief
Healthy Household: A Good Night?s Sleep
Healthy Household: Adaptogen Green Drink
Healthy Household: Wicked Laundry Soap
Healthy Household: Vitex Extract and Endocrine Health
Healthy Household: Out-of-Whack Nut Balls
Healthy Household: Fat Loss on the Cheap: Part I
Healthy Household: Fat Loss on the Cheap: Part II
Healthy Household: Frankincense Liniment
Healthy Household: Licorice, Mommy?s Little Helper
Healthy Household: Activated Charcoal and Infections
Healthy Household: Fast Exercise
Healthy Household: Diatomaceous Earth
Healthy Household: Douglas Fir Resin Salve and Liniment
Healthy Household: Vertigo
Healthy Household: Quick Summer Salve
Healthy Household: Self Heal Essence
Healthy Household: Simple Rosemary Peppermint Shampoo
Healthy Household: The Healing Power of Ketogenic Bone Broth

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  16. The gel ionic silver is an amazing product. I was shocked to see it remove a large wart. I will try it like an antibiotic cream.

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  26. This sounds great. I will be watching for your articles. Have any ideas for my grey hair to keep it from yellowing?

  27. I don’t. Maybe I will have some personal experience in a few more years! Even though I am 50 this year and I have some grey it’s not a lot yet. I have no plans to color my hair in the future.

    Dr Weils has a theory. He says: “I’ve seen many theories as to what causes silver or white hair to turn yellow. It may be an age-related pigment change, but it also could be due to any one of various external influences. Because gray and white hair doesn’t contain any of the pigment that colors younger hair, it tends to show colors of foreign materials picked up from water (from the shower or swimming pools for example) or even from pollutants in the air. Smoking can cause both the hair and fingernails to yellow. Yellowing can also be due to residues from shampoos or other hair care products.”
    http://www.drweil.com/drw/u/QAA400170/Whats-Turning-My-Hair-Yellow.html

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