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Turmeric for Osteoarthritis

Turmeric is a popular spice which has had a special place in Indian Ayurveda for over 2000 years. This remarkable herb has been used since ancient times to promote a healthy digestive system and to cleanse and heal cuts, bruises and sprains including to reduce swelling.
Turmeric contains curcumin. Curcumin is the pigment which gives the spice its golden yellow color and it’s also the ingredient which gives turmeric the power to reduce inflammation and help bring relief to pain.
Since the practice of using turmeric to reduce inflammation is over a thousand years old, some experts believe the yellow colored spice has the potential to bring relief to pain and swelling caused by osteoarthritis.
Osteoarthritis is a disease which damages the cartilage that pads the joints. Cartilage is a spongy tissue which prevents the bone joints from rubbing against each other. When the bones rub against each other it causes pain, swelling and stiffness at the joints. The joints at the knees, hips, spin…

Tips for Stay-at-Home Mom

Being organized and working according to a timetable are very important when you are a stay at home mom.
Being organized can help reduce stress to a great extent and give a mom a few extra hours of much needed and deserved free time.
Unfortunately, not all mothers work according to a schedule.
They become so occupied with raising and caring for their children they have less time to take care of themselves.
They neglect their skin, hair, weight, etc. and end up stressed out and unhappy. Below are a few tips to help such mothers.
Time saving tips for stay at home moms
Time is essential and as a mother you should know how to divide it accordingly so your kids and you including your husband will benefit from it.
One way of doing this is to have a timetable/schedule written out of the daily chores you have to attend to.
Many claim mothers have good memories but when the workload gets to be too much even moms can forget things.
Grocery Shopping Tips for Stay at Home Moms
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How to Make Homemade Vick’s Vaporub

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons beeswax pastilles½ cup olive oil or almond oil10 drops Rosemary Oil20 drops Peppermint Oil20 drops Eucalyptus oil

Method:
Place the beeswax in a double boiler and allow to completely melt. Then stir in the oils and completely mix. Pour into clean glass jars and close with lid. Massage on feet to sooth congestion and coughing.