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Lemon Ginger Throat Drops | Essential Homestead

Homemade and natural throat drops are surprisingly easy to make, and useful in soothing dry and itchy throats. This recipe includes Lemon and Ginger oils, but feel free to try Spearmint, Cinnamon, Clove, or Peppermint oils.  Lemon Ginger Throat Drops Ingredients: ¾ cup water ¾ cup honey 3 drops Lemon oil 1 drop Ginger oil 1 tablespoon …

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Using Every Drop: Do Fish Scales Have Nutritional Value?

Fish scales are usually the first thing we as humans scrape off and throw away when preparing fish. The main purpose of scales in fish is protection from predators and parasites, which is why they are relatively hard. The overlapping nature of the scales also helps with streamlining the fishes’ body so that movement in …

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What is Reverse Osmosis and How Does It Work?

People may have heard the term “reverse osmosis” in passing reference to seawater treatment plants or saltwater aquariums. Still, very few people understand how this mechanical process actually works or the various ways it is used in day-to-day human activities. So what is reverse osmosis, and how does it work? Reverse osmosis is a mechanical …

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Making A Water Purification Filter For Your Home to Stay Fit and Healthy

Water is an essential element for every being present on this earth. The body itself is made of 70% water, and the need to stay hydrated is of utter importance for each one of us. So when it comes to the water that we drink, we all want fresh and clean water for ourselves. To …

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A Comprehensive Guide for Best Filtered Water Bottle for Tap Water

purchased from the store is not as pure as the body generally needs. That’s where a new solution comes in: the filtered water bottle for tap water. This is a water bottle that has the filtering mechanism already fitted inside the bottle. How about that? In this guide, you will discover the best filtered water …

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4 Best Water Filter for Coliform Bacteria

When it comes to bacteria, some are beneficial and those that are harmful. For those such as coliform bacteria, they will not directly cause illness but their presence in water is an indication that pathogens that cause diseases may be in the water. It is, therefore, important to find a way of dealing with the …

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My Cancer Journey (Part 4) – One Week Before Surgery

Pre-surgical interview: I was sent a lot of information about my upcoming surgery via the US Mail. Letters, descriptions, suggestions, and instructions to follow for the next few days. Today is Wednesday, and my surgery is exactly one week away. Among the instructions are that I can no longer take any “blood thinners” like aspirin, …

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