Once you know what is available
from nature for first aid response it can be simple and cost effective to put
together a reliable natural first aid kit suitable for the home, the car and
the workplace and most are inexpensive.
We have easily available products
to create the complete kit covering you for cuts, grazes, bruises, bumps,
sprains, pulled muscles, stings, insect bites, rashes and much more plus even
remedies for emotional stress or shock associated with accident trauma. Putting
together an all natural first aid kit may seem daunting at first until you take
an inquisitive visit to an online natural health website or your local natural
health store which stock a wide variety of these items.
However there is one important
issue to be careful of in making your choices and that is the use of the word
“natural” or “organic” by product manufacturers. Many
companies are still trying to fool consumers by doing what is called
“window dressing” or “green washing” by making reference to
claims using these words on labeling but have very little of a natural or
organic ingredient it the product.
I always recommend going for a
trusted brand that is known to be all natural, pure, 100% or certified organic
– reading the ingredients list in small print on the back of the packaging can
generally reveal much. Preservatives are one ingredient where use of an all
natural substance as is still a growing trend so in general you can avoid
chemical preservatives by using ointments (non water content) rather than
creams (usually water content).
Here is a basic list of some of
the best natural first aid kit remedies:
Tea Tree Oil, Manuka oil or
honey, Calendula ointment or cream, Paw Paw or PaPaw Ointment, Propolis
Ointment, Aloe Vera gel, Noni … Read More
Eating right is important to stay
healthy for better life. Healthy food gives us the power and energy to fight
with the external diseases. It is a big question – whether we are eating the
right food, whether we are getting the right nutrition from our food or not. To
meet with the growing market demand, farmers are using various chemicals,
fertilizers and other agents that help to grow vegetables and fruits faster in
a short time. Even the shopkeepers apply different colors to make vegetables
and fruits look fresh longer. They also inject water and chemicals inside the
fruits to make them look juicy.
Things that affects food’s nutrition Value
We are not aware of the amount of
chemicals we are eating each day. You may prefer avoiding outside foods but
your homemade foods items can be equally harmful for your health. So it is
better to consume organic foods they are grown without any synthetic chemical
or fertilizer. To know more about the benefits of organic food refer to the
various online health guide.
Research shows that person having
organic foods becomes less ill then those having inorganic food. Organic foods
can be costly but it is negligible in comparison to its benefits. Eat locally
available fruits and vegetable they are sold by the farmers fresh from their
farm. Also have seasonal fruits and vegetables. Check the tags before buying
organic fruits and vegetables from the market.
Purchasing organic food is not
enough you have to retain the nutrition value of the fruits and vegetables even
while cooking otherwise its useless. Here are few ways to preserve the
nutrition value of your food.
Ways to retain the nutrition value of cooked food
1. Steaming… Read More