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Keep Your Pets Safe

Make Your Pet Comfortable Naturally  family remedies image of sick penguin

Thanks to TreeHugger.com, who assembled this list.  I am just sharing with all.  Original post: http://www.treehugger.com/green-home/21-natural-home-remedies-pets.html

This list are suggestions from around the Internet  on how to help your pet stay healthy, get healthy and stay safe.  We all want our pets to have the best, now you can see how you can help keep your fur baby from getting sick or getting healthier faster!

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How To Take Control Of Your Pet’s Health

Coconut Oil For Pets

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We covered some of the uses of coconut oil in an earlier blog (http://www.earthmavin.com/7 ways to use coconut oil/).  The uses of this inexpensive oil go far beyond people and household tips.

Coconut oil has many applications for your pets.  Because it is an antibacterial, anti-fungal and even an antiseptic, it is a natural for healthy living.

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Why Focus On Power Foods

Easy Treats to Keep You Healthy

Power Foods

There is a lot of information on the Internet about “Power Foods”.  I wanted to give you a list of those foods I use and have helped me.  I have a sluggish thyroid and what I eat makes a difference in all aspects of my life.

These suggestions are easy, fast and inexpensive.  You can make up packets ahead of time and throw them in your purse or car for a healthy alternative for a sweet craving or snack.  Some are good for breakfast too!

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Get Fresh With Your Mouth

Why It’s Time to Prioritize Your Mouth

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I have sensitive teeth and have always used a name brand toothpaste to help alleviate the cold and hot sensations when eating.

Unfortunately this is expensive, not to mention filled with chemicals. As a thyroid patient, I need to go as natural as possible, and so far it is working for me.

Here are some recipes that are inexpensive and easy to make. The only investment I suggest making is a re-usable toothpaste tube. I got mine from Amazon.   There are a number that you can use. I like GoToob by HumanGear because it is food-safe, easy to fill and is easy to squeeze out.

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DIY Carpet Cleaner

Making Your Own Carpet Cleaner

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It is hard enough to get everything done in a day, so why make your own household cleaners? Because your family’s health is at stake.

Today’s cleaners are loaded with chemicals, may which have been shown to cause cancer in animals. Why not take a short bit of time to make a month’s supply and clean with healthy alternatives. Not to mention it is much less expensive than the commercial brands.

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Essential Oil Truths

Getting the Real Oils

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Most everyone has heard something about essential oils. It is all over the Internet and in commercials. Just like with everything else, however, there are a lot of imposters.

Some people confuse fragrance oils with essential oils. Fragrance oils have no medicinal or beneficial attributes, except for their scent. These are good to put into potpourri or a diffuser.

If you want to really benefit from oils, you need a credible essential oil. In the U.S. there is no discernible difference or standard, so you really need to know what to look for so you don’t pay top dollar for just a fragrance oil.

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