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Healthy Uses for Beeswax

Studies show that beeswax contains long-chain fatty alcohols. This is important because these “long chains” are used to bind molecules together. The alcohol, combined with the long chains of beeswax, may be used by the body to eliminate cholesterol from blood plasma. High plasma cholesterol and coronary heart disease appear to be linked, and therefore […]

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Hibiscus Benefits for Skin

Hibiscus, also sometimes known as swamp rose, is a bright, tropical flower beloved both by gardeners, tea lovers, and naturopaths. It looks great, it smells great, and it tastes great.  The hibiscus flower has long been used in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine because of its many potential healing properties. Hibiscus flower has historically been used […]

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Activated Charcoal Cold Process Soap Recipe

What is activated charcoal, and why is it so beneficial? The difference between regular charcoal and activated charcoal is that activated charcoal has been treated with oxygen. According to HowStuffWorks, this process opens up millions of tiny pores between the carbon atoms, allowing the active charcoal to absorb odorous or colored substances from gases or liquids. […]

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