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Uses for baby-oil

There are many great and unusual uses for baby-oil. Its uses are not just to sooth your baby’s rear! For instance, do you need to free something, disentangle, make softer, remove dirt, smooth out, remove hair, shine-up or stop something from squeaking and more? That is where

Uses of sulfur

Before I go on about the uses of sulfur I would like to explain what it is. Basically, there are numerous allotropes of sulfur. The most common elemental sulfur looks like yellow crystals or powder. Examples of sulfur are very soft (1.5 to 2.5 on the Mohs

What is Garlic Good For?

In this article I will be writing about what is garlic good for? Garlic has been around for thousands of years and is loved all over the world. It is often called a superfood or the smelly rose. Garlic’s Latin name is Allium sativum, and it is

Teas to Improve Your Life

Tea is often thought of to be essentially a British beverage. After all they have been taking pleasure in drinking it for over 350 years. Though it is quite impossible to actually know when the first cup of tea was brewed. There is an old Chinese legend

Uses for Chalk for Cleaning and other Things

Photo by NatalieShuttleworth  via https://www.flickr.com/free_for_commercial_use White chalk is one of the worlds most recognized rocks. Its striking white colouration stands out in such amazing land features in England, such as the Seven Sisters Cliff between Birling Gap and the River Cuckmere in East Sussex and also the White

Epsom-Salt Health, Beauty and Gardening Uses

Photo by Creative Tools via https://www.flickr.com/free_for_commercial_use Magnesium Sulphate, also known as Epsom-Salt, is an inorganic salt comprising of oxygen, sulphur and magnesium. Epsom salt, takes its name from an acidic salty spring in Epsom, England. The salt is produced from the springs that rise up to the

Uses for Honey, Beauty and Well-Being

Photo by Jenn Smitherman via www.freeforcommercialuse.org The uses for honey are varied. A jar of raw honey has the natural sweet-smelling substance created by honey bees from the nectar of flowers and nothing else. This mixture of trace enzymes, sugar, vitamins, minerals, and amino acids is somewhat unlike any

Fifty-one Uses for Lavender-Oil

As the title of this post states there are 51 great household uses for Lavender-oil. And believe me, as a person who adores all pure essential oils, Lavender-oil is one of my favourite essential oils. Lavender-oil is far more than just a beautiful fragrance and soothing relaxant.

Sixty-one Household uses for Baking-Soda

Photo by Trader Joe’s Baking Soda via www.freeforcommercialuse.org How many people know that baking-soda can be used to eliminate dirt marks, stop sneakers from smelling, beauty care, etc.? It can also eradicate odours from your laundry. It can even get rid of your craving for sugary foods. This post

Fifty Seven Great Uses for Lemons

Photo by Lucas Arrrrgh via  freeforcommercialuse.org The lemon tree blooms and produces fruit all year-round. One lemon tree can produce anything from 500 to 600 pounds of lemons each year. All through the ages, this citrus fruit has been utilized for an assortment of non-culinary functions: such as, toothpaste,