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Herbals for Hair

Category: Recipes
Posted: 2008-03-18 10:05

Our uniqueness is more than our personalities. To help you care for the unique needs of your hair and scalp, here is a list of herbals for your hair.

Steep 5-6 teaspoons of herbs (or a combination of herbs) in 2 cups of boiling water for 30 minutes, then strain. Slowly poor warm "tea" over hair and scalp as a final rinse after shampooing. Leave on without rinsing out.

BURDOCK ROOT, ARNICA, & MARIGOLD - help to reduce hair loss

CAMOMILE & CATNIP - promote healthy hair growth

CEDARWOOD, CYPRESS, LEMON, & PATCHOULI - discourages excess oil production

FLAXSEED*, GELATIN, AGAR, IRISH MOSS, & QUINCE - give thin hair more body

HONEY - keeps hair soft and shiny

HORSETAIL - a source of silica which helps keep hair strong

LAVENDER, ROSE, & SANDALWOOD - combats dry hair

NEEM - a powerful disintectant and also cures dandruff

SAGE - excellent for weak hair

STINGING NETTLE, ALOE, BIRCH LEAVES, & WATERCRESS - are excellent skin/scalp cleansers

ROSEMARY - enhances dark hair

Amazing Body Facts!

Category: Well, Let_s Talk!
Posted: 2008-03-05 14:33

If you were looking for a good reason to make some changes in your lifestyle to benefit from better health, here are a few to chose from!

* You lose everyday around 50 to 100 hairs from your head, which are replaced the same day.

* A nail takes around 6 months to grow from base to the most tip.

* Around 45 miles of nerves run through our body. The electric impulses travel at a speed of almost 250 mph!

* An average human has 100000 hairs on the head

* Each second 10.000.000 of cells die and are replaced in your body.

* Ears and nose donít stop keep growing during the whole life!

* The liver is the bodyís chemical factory. It has over 500 functions!

* You spend one third of your lifetime sleeping. 20 Years in an average lifetime!

* You create a new skin every month and a new skeleton every 3 months!

I continue to be amazed at the amazing creation we call the human body!

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