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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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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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Can You Get Permanent Makeup While Breastfeeding?

Permanent makeup, also known as micropigmentation, is an application that consists of treatments such as microblading and eyebrow and lip tattoos. These treatments have become a trend among women as a convenient, cost-effective, and long-term solution for looking their best at all times of the day and at every stage of life—including during pregnancy and …

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5 Simple Ways to Improve Quality of Life

In the fast-paced world that we live in, it can be easy to neglect our health and wellness. We’re so busy racing through our day-to-day lives—family, friends, work, social engagements—that we don’t take the time to look after ourselves. It’s really no wonder that so many of us are tired and run down. But don’t …

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Bergamot Essential Oil Benefits for Skin | Essential Homestead

Do you suffer with oily, acne prone skin?  Check out bergamot essential oil benefits! Bergamot Essential Oil is made from the Bergamot Orange tree.  Bergamot is a cross between an orange and grapefruit.  Bergamot oil is widely used in the perfume industry.  It is a distinct flavor in Earl Grey Tea.  But there’s more to …

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