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Dec 11 2014

Easy Remedies for Dealing with a Cold

 

Cold season is here and as the day’s pass and the temperature decreases your chances of catching a cold increase. Who has time to be sick nowadays? Not me that’s for sure. Although several days off laying in bed resting sounds like a fine notion its just not a reality with the holidays nearly here and with all the work everyone puts into them. Whether it’s shopping for gifts, decorating, your home, watching your kids who have their holiday breaks, or any number of tasks that need to be done sooner rather than later. Getting sick is the last thing you need to deal with right now. Here’s some natural home remedies you can use to fend off the infamous cold and the misery that comes with it.

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Nov 26 2014

The Health Benefits of Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is the use of aromatic plant extracts and essential oils to improve your health and general well being. Imagine creating the perfect environment of relaxation and tranquility, an environment to help sooth your mind after a stressful workday. Today’s hectic lifestyle puts everyone in the position of being overstressed, anxiety ridden, fatigued and agitated. Your sense of smell can tap into an emotional level stronger than any of your other senses providing a wealth of benefits to further increase your quality of life and overall mental state.

Aromatherapy diffusers allow oils to permeate and diffuse into the air providing a pleasing aroma, which helps put you in a relaxed state. This is the perfect environment, which you can create to uplift your spirits.

The type of oil you use in your aromatherapy diffuser can have varying effects to your mood and health. Here are some sample oils and the benefits their aromas provide.

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Sep 26 2014

What Are Your Dust Bunnies Doing in Your Vacuum Bag?

Talking about dust bunnies is like a taboo.

You don’t want to think about them, speak about them or acknowledge their presence. However if you haven’t change your vacuum bag in a while, the dust bunnies you’ve collected have been multiplying and growing. Although they may look like harmless hair and dust, studies show that bacteria, mold, and other organism are lurking.

Hair and dust are great sources for bacteria and other organism to leach onto. Remember in 8th grade science class when you collected samples from everywhere and swabbed it on a petri dish and the next day, it was infected with bacteria growth? The dark environment within your vacuum bag is also the perfect home for organism to multiply. On top of that especially with older vacuum cleaners, the suction from the vacuum could potentially return all the bacteria back into the air you breathe.

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Jun 17 2014

Eat Your Way to an Allergy Free Season!

As the spring season brings warm weather, it also brings with it sniffling, sneezing, and other annoying seasonal allergy symptoms.

Allergies are caused when histamines bind to receptors causing inflammation of the nasal passages, throat, and eyes. Allergy medicines treat and prevent symptoms using chemicals with anti-histamines and anti-inflammation properties. Anti-inflammatory properties inhibits different enzymes and prevent oxidants from further damaging and destroying tissue. Anti-histamines prevent allergies by blocking histamines from binding to receptors. You could have your doctor inject chemicals with the possibility of adverse effects and around this time, allergy medicines have disappeared from shelves.

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Jul 15 2013

Planting a Tree for Every 1,000 Vacuum Filters Sold

Last year, we promised Crucial Vacuum dot commers that every time you purchase our brand filter for your vacuum, it went towards planting a tree.

We’re still guided by this simple mission this year as we continue our efforts: for every 1,000 Crucial Vacuum branded filters purchased, we’ll be planting a tree at another local farm. It’s a big job and we could not have done it without the famers as well as our customers. It’s our first full year of working hand-in-hand with Farmers to directly support their efforts and help turn their dreams into a beautiful reality.

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