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shiny_shoesEver wonder about how to make your shoes especially the leather one shinier without paying more to buy shoe polisher? A banana skin can make that happens. Just use any banana skins and wipe it over the shoes. Remember to clean your shoes first with with a damp cloth and let it dry to make end-result better before using the banana skin.

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naturopathic-medicine-365-1-792104It is really frustating to see how much hair we lose everyday. Day by day, it becomes thiner and thiner leading to more serious problems such as baldness. Especially in men, baldness is mostly suffered by 80% of male population in the world. There are so much promising treatments for hair loss and they are not cheap. But, if you want to keep your hair healthy and shiny until you reach the old age, you should try to use this effective hair treatment recipe. The recipe consists of 100 mL of olive oil and 3-5  drops of lavender oil are mixed. So when you want to prepare higher amount add more drops of the oil. The application can be done after showering, apply to your damp hair  and leave them to dry. Do it mostly once a day especially at night to really nourish your hair follicles. Frequent and long term application will definitely diminish your worry about getting bald.

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turmeric1Turmeric has been used across generations in my family for treating arthritis, knee pains, or joint problems. Simply peel off the rough (outer) skin of the turmeric and burn the skinless turmeric until it is hot enough to apply on the skin where the pain is. Frequent uses can treat the problems. It works as an anti-inflammantory which penetrates into the skin.

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ricewine1Sometimes, a skin allergy can be very uncomfortable. Anti-histamine is believed to treat the allergy. But not many people know that rice wine can be used to ease the reaction, by simply applying it on the skin. The property of the rice wine which helps in the healing is called pitera. Pitera is a ferment filtrate of the wine. It contains a natural collection of vitamins, minerals, amino acids and organic acids and helps restore the skin’s natural renewal process. Although higher content of pitera can be found in sakae, but it is definetely a good substitute to use rice wine.

The way to use it is by dabbing cotton pods in the rice wine and place it over your allergic skin area. Leave it to dry.

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banana1Never eat banana with an empty stomach. A study showed that it could cause stomach to produce more acids to break down the carbohydrates. An excess in acid production may lead to stomach cramps, diarrhea and esophageal cancer.

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Salt for sore throat?

Many options to cure a sore throat. Have you ever tried to use salt to cure it? Gargling a glass of salt concentrated water can ease your pain (a cup of water with 6-8 teaspoons)

This is due to the fact that the salt has the properties to kill some bacteria  (some of them do not survive in high saline environment) and absorb mucus in the infected throat. Just in case it doesn’t work, do not add more salt and gargle it every now and then. Since, salt also may irritate throat skin layer. Keep in mind, keep everything in moderate. Too much of something is never good.

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