Monthly Archives: May 2013

Plants Helping Other Plants

The good neighbor policy of plants is: “We solemnly vow to help other plants by attracting beneficial insects and repelling harmful ones.” So, to help further their policy, you can: Plant marigolds to keep away beetles, nematodes, and other pests. … Continue reading

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Happy Memorial Day 2013

Not too late to wish you the blessings of peace and a grateful heart, to all readers of The Wellness Librarian.

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Two Heart Helpers

Instead of ice cream, Dr. Oz recommends enjoying frozen Greek yogurt. Whereas 1/2 cup of ice cream contains 90 mg of cholesterol, frozen 2% Greek yogurt has only 10 mg of cholesterol and is still lovingly rich and creamy. Another … Continue reading

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Flex Your Faith Muscle!

“Accept whatever happens to you; in periods of humiliation be patient. For in fire gold is tested, and the chosen, in the crucible of humiliation. Trust in God, and he will help you; make your ways straight and hope in … Continue reading

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Vinegar – Another Natural Weed Control Freak

Just spray regular inexpensive household vinegar directly on your weeds. Do it on a sunny day. You can also spray it on any grass growing in sidewalk seams.

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Needle-Free Allergy Relief

Allergy sufferers, take this to heart: You may be able to get pain-free options at an allergist near you, soon. Possibilities are: allergy tablets or drops under the tongue (called sublingual immunotherapy), and allergy patches applied to the skin. Both … Continue reading

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Fair Trade: A Whole New Way to Buy

Look for “Fair Trade Federation” or “Fair Trade Certified™” on products you want to buy. Companies offering “fair trade” should belong to the Fair Trade Federation. Agricultural products (and there are more than just cocoa and coffee) should be certified by … Continue reading

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