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10 Ways to use Bi Carb (plus bonus Deodorant Paste recipe!)

10 Ways to use Bi Carb (plus bonus Deodorant Paste recipe!)

Bicarb is such such a simple ingredient that I use everyday. Also known as Sodium Bicarbonate & Bicarbonate soda, bi-carb is a powerhouse of a product which is cheap, non-toxic and kind to the environment, and is the answer to all your household and beauty needs.  Deodorise a space Fill a contain with bi carb, add a few drops of your favourite essential oil if you desire.  You can leave the container open, or put a lid on it with some holes punched in.  A great way to deodorise a cupboard or your fridge. Fruit and vegetable scrub Clean dirt and residue...

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How to make a natural moisturiser

How to make a natural moisturiser

Watch the Video Here Moisturisers are easy to make. Below is a simple recipe using nourishing, simple ingredients to suit any skin type. The moisturiser is designed for the face, but you can actually use on your face, hands, body, feet, anywhere due to the low dilution of natural essential oils. TOTAL TIME >> 1 hour #1 Weigh all ingredients into the double boiler or saucepan Shea Butter 20g Jojoba Oil 30g Plant derived emulsifying wax 10g #2 Warm with the lid on until all ingredients melted to liquid.  Boil the kettle while you wait with distilled water in it #3 Take...

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How to make Soapwort Shampoo

How to make Soapwort Shampoo

Foaming products are the harder items to make entirely natural commercially, and you’ll find most such as SLS (sodium lauryl sulphate) which can dry and irritate the skin...

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How to Make Natural Sudocrem

How to Make Natural Sudocrem

if this is a product that you might find useful to keep in your medicine cabinet, you may want to try to make this super easy version at home… you need no special equipment or training to make it. Here's how >>

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What is Lugol's Solution?

What is Lugol's Solution?

Lugol's iodine, also known as Lugol's solution, first made in 1829, is a solution of elemental iodine and potassium iodide in water, named after the French physician J.G.A. Lugol. Lugol's iodine solution is often used as an antiseptic and disinfectant, for emergency disinfection of drinking water, and as a reagent for starch detection in routine laboratory and medical tests. These uses are possible since the solution is a source of effectively free elemental iodine, which is readily generated from the equilibration between elemental iodine molecules and triiodide ion in the solution. It has been used more rarely to replenish iodine deficiency. Likewise, in...

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