Making you own health products can save you money, and avoids harmful chemicals. For a deodorant, mix five Tbsp. coconut oil (an antibacterial) four Tbsp. baking soda, (absorbs odors) four Tbsp. cornstarch (absorbs moisture) and five drops of tea tree oil (another antibacterial).
If your fingernails are yellowing, brush them with whitening toothpaste to brighten them up.
To remove sunspots, apply a slice of fresh lemon or lime for 10 to 15 minutes a day, then rinse. Aloe Vera gel can also be used on your hands and face to heal sun-damaged skin.
Ground oatmeal is another good tip for great skin. It sooths irritation and acts as a moisturizer because of a high level of fat. Grind a tsp. of oatmeal in a blender or food processor and mix with a tsp. lemon juice, and two tsp. plain yoghurt.
Add a half cup of oatmeal to your bath to sooth skin irritated by harsh spring and winter winds.
For a moisturizer, mix a tsp. each raw honey, apple cider vinegar and coconut oil. Rub it in, wait ten minutes then rinse.
Instead of buying antacids, try the old-fashioned remedy of a half tsp. baking soda in a glass of water. Aloe Vera juice, fennel tea, and fresh or candied ginger also sooths the stomach.