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10 Best Air Filtering House Plants, According to NASA (Inc. Images)

10 Best Air Filtering House Plants, According to NASA

Using space station technology to ensure the safety of your home may be easier than you thought. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration conducted the NASA Clean Air Study to demonstrate the effectiveness of particular plants to purify air.

Best Sedating Plants to Help You Relax and Sleep Better: Jasmine, Lavender and More

The 10 Best Plants to Have in Your Bedroom

People who have trouble sleeping from time to time will be glad to know that there are many plants out there that can not only detoxify the air in your bedroom, but can actually help to lull you to sleep at night. The smell of some plants like jasmine can be as strong as sedative and help you relax and fall asleep. The smell of some plants can also enhance the quality of your sleep.

The Amazing Health Benefits of Himalayan Salt Lamp (Updated 2019)

The Amazing Health Benefits of Himalayan Salt Lamp

Himalayan salt lamps have the ability to chemically and physically transform a room, and have unique health benefits. People who use pink Himalayan salt lamps say that they help to increase blood flow, reduce allergy symptoms and even help to get a better sleep. Some of the other health benefits of Himalayan pink salt lamps (HPS lamps) include reduction of mental health related disorders, improvement of skin conditions and respiratory problems such as asthma and even colds.

The Most Ingenious Uses for Castile Soap + Soap Recipes

The Most Ingenious Uses for Castile Soap

Castile soap (often called pure Castile soap) is soap that is made purely from vegetable oil, water and lye, a cleansing agent known as sodium hydroxide. Castile soap does not contain animal fats or synthetic detergents so it is a great option for vegans or those interested in using more plant-based options in their daily life!

Food Grade Hydrogen Peroxide: Extraordinary Uses, Dangers and More (Ultimate Guide)

Food Grade Hydrogen Peroxide: Uses, Dangers and More

Food grade hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) has many uses around the home and commercially. 3% hydrogen peroxide is usually used to disinfect surfaces, whiten teeth, and used as a mouthwash. Hydrogen peroxide also comes in other grades that are stronger than 3%. For example, the food industry often uses 35% food grade hydrogen peroxide for various bleaching processes and to kill off germs.

How to Use Tea Bags to Fight Acne, Cold Sores, Warts, Puffy Eyes, Bruises and More

14 Great Uses for Used Teabags

Tea of all varieties is delicious, and as most of us already know it’s also filled with health benefits (read my article about 6 tea types for great health). But did you know that there are benefits to utilizing your tea bag beyond the first cup?

Even after you’ve enjoyed your drinking tea, there are plenty of additional uses to be steeped from the tea bag you would normally throw in the trash. After reading this article you will never want to throw out a used tea bag again.

Baking Soda (Bicarbonate of Soda): Uses and Benefits (Science Based)

Baking Soda (Bicarbonate of Soda): Uses and Benefits

Baking soda, or bicarbonate of soda, is a versatile natural product that has numerous benefits for your health. The antimicrobial and cleansing properties of baking soda help clean teeth, freshen breath, reduce odors, and may even help treat acne. You can also use baking soda and water for heartburn, improving exercise performance, and reducing inflammation.

Effective Natural Spider Spray Repellents to Get Rid of Spiders

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Homemade natural spider sprays are easy to make yourself and are effective at repelling spiders from your home. Spiders in the home may not damage your property, but seeing an 8-legged creature scurrying across the floor can cause fright and panic. Getting rid of spiders from the home is usually best done by keeping them out in the first place. However, if some spiders do find their way inside your home, spider sprays made using natural ingredients will kill spiders naturally and repel them.

How to Get Rid of Lizards: Effective Natural Ways that Really Work

How to Get Rid of Lizards Naturally

Most people want to know how to get rid of lizards when they see one scurrying away when they turn on the light. Even though lizards do a great job of eating lots of insects and bugs in your home, they are unwelcome guests that few people want. However, most lizards don’t do any harm and won’t bite you. They are generally small creatures and can get into homes through tiny cracks in walls, window frames, and through vent pipes.