Eliminate Trans Fats?!! Where was I when this came out? I was just looking through some of Dr. Oz’s blogs tonight and I came across this one and I was SHOCKED, but excited to read it. As much as I seem not to agree or support the FDA with all of the junk they allow into our foods here in America, this is certainly a step in the right direction. So for that, I am giving them an A for effort for at least trying to pass this. Let’s all hope this happens, it would great!!! – Jeanette
Using natural cleaners is good for many reasons. The typical cleaners you find in the store contain many chemicals in them that are toxic and unhealthy to breathe or touch. They have been linked to allergies in children and adults, and they aren’t good for those of us with Fibromyalgia! The following cleaners contain only natural ingredients and are safe to breathe in. You don’t have to worry about your kids being around them so you don’t have to triple lock them up somewhere. They are good for the environment, and cost-friendly! Besides all of those benefits, they get the job done. The first 6 are basic cleaners I keep on hand and use frequently.
- Glass Cleaner:
In a spray bottle,1 part vinegar, 1 part water.
- Furniture Polish:
In a spray bottle,1 part vinegar, 1 part lemon juice.
- Liquid Dish Soap or Hand Soap:
1 part Castile soap, 1 part water.
- Toilet Cleaner:
1 part baking soda, 1 part lemon juice.
Let sit for 5 minutes and then scrub.
- Tub/Tile Cleaner:
Just use Borax, or same mix for toilet cleaner.
- Bathroom Sink/Counter Tops:
Baking soda and water or lemon juice, equal parts.
- Floor Cleaner:
2 or 3 tablespoons (TB) of Castile soap in a bucket of water.
- Natural Febreeze:
1 TB baking soda, 2 cups distilled water,10 drops of your favorite essential oil.
In a bowl, add baking soda and then the essential oil on top. Using a fork, mix the oil into the baking soda. Put the mixture into a spray bottle and top off with water. Shake before use.
- Carpet Stain Cleaner:
Soak Hydrogen Peroxide on the spot and let sit for 5 minutes. Blot and scrub with a damp cloth. Repeat as necessary.
- Mold Killer:
In a spray bottle,2 tsp tea tree oil & 2 cups of water or straight vinegar.
Spray mixture and let sit. Do not rinse.
- Bleach Alternative:
12 cups water, ¼ cup lemon juice, 1 cup hydrogen peroxide.
Mix, then add 2 cups per wash load or use in a spray bottle as a household cleaner.
Hemp milk. Check out these great vitamins and their daily value % AMAZING! And on top of that, Dr. Oz said it helps us who suffer from memory issues and anxiety. (He mentioned Fibro) I’d have to agree thus far. I use a cup to mix my daily smoothie with fruits veggies and 1/2 tsp Turmeric 1/2 tsp Ginger 1/2 Cinnamon.
Not only does it have a wonderful holiday flavor but it has so many great health benefits! Many benefits for us who deal with Fibromyalgia.
How about a little homemade coffee creamer? I put natural vanilla extract, nutmeg and organic half and half in my coffee every morning, it’s so yummy! And another easy way to get a little nutmeg daily… if you can’t have dairy how about coconut milk or any other great replacement instead?!
Check out the link below for some info! Jeanette