15 Amazing Health Benefits Of Turmeric

I’m always looking for natural healing remedies, let me tell you what I learned about turmeric. This is an organic spice I purchased at a local store. It tastes very similar to curry, but maybe not as strong. It is used to flavor and to color curry products. It is a perennial in the ginger family that grows in Southeast Asia and requires a lot of annual rainfall for it to thrive. It’s a substance with powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidants properties. Turmeric is a spice that comes from the turmeric plant.

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How To Tell If Your Child May Be Dehydrated

Have you often wondered how to tell if your child may be dehydrated? Please remember, I’m not a doctor, nurse or anyone in the medical field. I’m a mom and a grandma and sometimes call myself Dr. Linda for the advice I give my loved ones, but I am not a doctor. A couple of days ago I saw on Facebook that one of my very special friends had a sick child. I immediately sent him a text. They have no insurance because, as we all know, many people can’t afford insurance. Often you are better off paying cash when you go to the doctor because the doctors will charge you less because they don’t have to wait months to be reimbursed. Plus, some prescriptions cost less than your co-pay if you pay cash. As young parents, or grandparents, we worry when a young toddler gets sick because they can’t always tell us what hurts or how they are feeling.

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First Aid Kits-What You Need To Survive An Emergency

I mentioned a few days ago that I hired a professional photographer to take pictures of my emergency preparedness items. I teach classes on food storage and emergency preparedness at different churches, subdivisions, businesses and other groups. It’s getting harder and harder for me to haul all my “stuff” to the different locations, so pictures are working great for presentations. Today, it’s all about first aid kits and the many ways you can put one together.

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15 Reasons Why I Store Epsom Salts To Use Everyday

What are Epsom Salts? It is not actually salt but a naturally occurring pure mineral compound of sulfate and magnesium.  It started out from a bitter saline spring at Epsom in Surrey, England. Do you remember your family always having Epsom Salts? I remember seeing this blue bag in the hall closet with the rest of the medicinal products my mother had stored. We only had a few items for any ailment we had. The ones that I remember were Epsom Salts, Merthiolate, Mercurochrome, and aspirin.

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