Are Natural Remedies Right for Pets?

by Tracey on May 9, 2014

Sometimes when we decide to use natural products, our furry friends fail to benefit from the changes. Health is a personal decision, but it affects everyone in our home. Ideally, pets are included in these improvements.

If you have decided you want to transition to a healthier lifestyle and live in a natural home, your pets should be part of the new lifestyle.

There are many things you can do to help your pet friends live the healthiest life possible. The healthier they are the longer we can enjoy them as our companions.

Healthy, natural products boost the health of pets just as it does ours. This means we’ll be able to spend  less keeping them healthy. Visits to the veterinarian and medications can be expensive, so whenever you are able to avoid these things you’ve made a smart investment.

Finally, healthy changes help your pet feel better. Just as making health improvements puts you in a better mood and gives you more energy, the same will happen for your pet. There are few things you can do that are more beneficial for your pet than to put plenty of life in his or her years!

What changes can you make to help your pet?

Improve His or Her Diet

Ensure your pet is eating a healthy diet that includes the vitamins and nutrients he or she needs. Different types of dogs and cats require different nourishment, so take time to understand the needs of your specific pet. Choose foods with no byproducts or ingredients that might harm your pet.

Natural Products

Healthy changes often mean healthier products in your home. If you have not already, choose natural cleaners and reduce the amount of dangerous chemicals you use throughout your home. Pets and children are sensitive to these things, so it is one of the most important change for your pet.

Healthy Grooming

Finally, choose natural products for grooming your pet. Just as you choose natural treatments and body products for the people in your home, do the same for your pet. Treat any problems as naturally as possible and carefully research anything you give or apply to your pet.

It is possible to help your pet life a happier life and improve his or her health. Include your pet in your new healthier lifestyle!


Do Natural Lice Remedies Really Work?

by Tracey on April 3, 2014

DUO_OrangeWebMany people are interested in switching to natural products, but might be reluctant because those products might not be as effective as other options. In the past natural products did not perform as well as those that contained synthetic chemicals. Unfortunately, natural often meant sacrificing quality or dealing with side effects. For instance, natural cleaners left behind residue and did not get things as clean as other alternatives.

Luckily, the natural products market has improved and can now compete with other products. Natural products are available that are equal in performance and quality to their synthetic counterparts. Best of all, these natural products are effective and MUCH SAFER. Opting for natural no longer means settling for something that does not get the job done.

Natural products are available in all shapes and sizes. There are cleaning products, body care products, medicinal treatments, and a variety of other things. You can find comparable products that are much safer than their synthetic counterparts and they perform just as well.

If you are hoping to forego dangerous synthetic chemicals and use something natural, do your research. Read product reviews and experiment with various options until you find something that meets your needs. Sometimes your first choice is great, but it might take some trial and error to find what you really want.

Natural products are safer and do not contain dangerous chemicals. You benefit in the short and long term by choosing natural. Whether you want to replace the most dangerous products in your home with natural alternatives or your your goal is to make natural a lifestyle choice, you have plenty of great options in the natural product market.


Natural Ways to Calm Sensitive Skin

February 19, 2014

Dealing with skin irritation can be frustrating. Though it is not life threatening or debilitating, it causes great discomfort and can attract the attention of others. People fighting internal health problems often show few symptoms of their disorder and can hide it from others. When a person has a skin disorder, he or she has little […]

Read the full article →

Keeping Headlice under Control in Your Home

January 26, 2014

Have an outbreak of headlice in your home? There’s no need to panic. You and your family can navigate the murky waters of headlice control and have a lice free home in no time at all. It just takes some vigilance. First, determine where the outbreak began. Did a child bring it home from school? […]

Read the full article →

What You Should Know about Hygiene Products for Children

December 31, 2013

Too many parents assume that products made specifically for young children are gentle and safe. Unfortunately, there are many instances in which this is not the case. Manufacturers market hygiene products made specifically for children, but for many, the main goal is to turn as much of a profit as possible. If this means skimping […]

Read the full article →

Is there a Way to Avoid Headice Infestation?

December 12, 2013

Headlice are completely curable and as long as you choose the right treatment, an infestation is little more than an annoyance. Unfortunately, it can be a time-consuming annoyance and it can take weeks to eradicate lice from your home and your family. Instead of focusing on getting rid of lice, why not work to prevent […]

Read the full article →

Keeping Headlice under Control in Your Home

November 24, 2013

A headlice outbreak is one of the most unpleasant things your family can experience. Nobody is in danger and the outbreak can be stopped, but you will need to invest a great deal of your time in combating headlice for a few days. An infestation is a major aggravation and if someone in your family […]

Read the full article →

How Can You Determine if a Personal Care Product is Dangerous?

November 6, 2013

Many people assume if a product is on their market shelves and approved for sale, it is safe. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. It is important consumers understand what products contain ingredients that could be harmful. In some cases, the problem is not a dangerous ingredient that is a threat to everyone, but […]

Read the full article →

What to Do When a Love One is Reluctant to Switch to Natural Products

October 24, 2013

Anyone who has tried to share health information knows the experience can be frustrating. Even with the best intentions, people often respond poorly to healthcare advice. Sometimes they are overwhelmed by too much information, much of which is conflicting, and other times they get defensive because they feel judged. Unless someone is actively seeking health […]

Read the full article →

Lice and Heat

October 15, 2013

A few years ago, The Chicago Tribune featured an article on eradicating lice on household objects. Heat kills lice, which is why it is so important to wash and dry bedding, clothing, and other objects that cold be infested with lice and lice eggs when an outbreak occurs. Heat can’t do much for the lice […]

Read the full article →