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Chances are, you have come across some form of an infused oil in recent time. Infused oils can be found in a lot of places for a variety of reasons. You can find them at specialty grocery stores complete with herbs, peppers and onions glistening in the bottle. You may also find them in large mason jars at a farmer’s market with plant names across the front. And even more recently, you might find them in the beauty section of boutique stores.  It is very easy to get confused how these seemingly very different products are in fact, all infused oils.   What...

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 Marshmallow is a pretty versatile herb. It can help promote healing topically and has been known to help prevent coughs. We are going to focus on the root of the plant, although it is worth mentioning that the leaves and flowers are also medicinal and edible. The property that makes marshmallow root so beneficial is the mucilage it produces, which is gelatinous sap-like substance. This is the substance allows it to coat whatever it is applied to, internally or externally.    Internal Benefits.  Marshmallow root has long been a remedy for cough, specifically a dry cough. It is believed that the mucilage coats...

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At one point or another we have all had tired, aching feet.  This can be from spending long hours working on our feet, exercising or even the cute pair of strappy shoes we just had to buy.  With this super easy 2 ingredient foot-bath you won't have to skip on your favorite activities (or shoes) anymore.   What makes this super exciting is most likely you won't have to go buy any ingredients. Let's be honest, the last thing you want to do with sore feet is run to the store for supplies.  Luckily this is a common household spice and water.   If...

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There really is so much confusion over “holistic” living. The term gets thrown around loosely and quite often incorrectly. So, let's take a second to explore what holism is.   We live in a time where we are pushing ourselves more and more, constantly pouring from our cup without taking the time to refill it. We are told to hustle 24/7, no breaks or you fall behind. This is an easy thing to fall for because as a whole, people are driven to grow and succeed. We all want to see our dreams realized and feel like we are living with a purpose.   It...

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