Kids grow plants to live

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Get kids ready for the Hair economy.

In 2013, the hair industry added nearly $237 billion to the US gross domestic product (GDP), and supported 3.6 million domestic jobs …

What are the health effects of exposure to petroleum products? Does it seem like a bad idea to rub a byproduct of crude oil onto your skin, well, you’re right. It is. And not only because of the toxic risk.

No shampoo or conditioner will be able to work so positively for the hair, like herbs for hair.

Berries aid hair growth by improving oxygenation and circulation of blood in the body, berries are packed with antioxidants and vitamins such as vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin E. Vitamin B complex is particularly good for growing our curls. Berries aid hair growth by improving oxygenation and circulation of blood in the body, particularly the scalp.(Acai berry is filled with nutrients that are great for the hair)

• Rosemary has long been used as a hair treatment, both to darken and thicken the hair.[3] Rosemary is healthy for hair follicles, the tiny bulb-shaped appendages embedded in your scalp. By clearing away oily buildup in the scalp (sebum), rosemary promotes new cells

Rosemary Hair Rinse: Rosemary encourages hair growth by stimulating and improving circulation to the scalp and activating hair cells. 6 – Mix 2 teaspoons each of essential oils of rosemary, basil and lavender. Mix 8-10 drops of this blend with 2 teaspoons of each of burdock oil and aloe vera gel. Massage. … General health: Basil, Cypress, Lavender, Lemon, Peppermint, Rosemary, Sage. , cleaning our hair with bay leaves soaked water is effective for cleaning dandruff. They are also useful for hair loss. Moreover, bay leaves are effectively used for tonic. 7 – If you want to improve the health of your hair follicles and eliminate dandruff, steep bay leaves

…. You can also mix your bay leaves with some basil and thyme for extra benefits

DIY Rosemary & Thyme Rinse
1. Combine 1 TBSP of dried rosemary or a few sprigs of fresh rosemary to a large glass.
2. Add 1 TBSP of dried or fresh thyme.
3. Boil 2 cups of water and pour into glass.
4. Let the solution sit for up to 1 hour, steeping the herbs in the water to create the rinse.
5. Then strain and apply to hair after shampooing. Do not rinse out. After multiple rinses you will start to see results.

Basil oil can seal around your thinning hair follicles, act as a stimulant, and a healer! Basil is not only going to be the biz at promoting healthy hair growth; it has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, AND anti-fungal properties

• Basil will strengthen hair against breakage, improve the circulation in the hair follicles to stimulate new growth. It has been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties as well.

 

Hair loss/thinning
Body & Luster

Basil, Ocimum basilicum, stimulates hair follicles, increases scalp circulation and promotes hair growth. The magnesium in basil helps protect hair from breakage, and its anti-inflammatory properties help soothe the roots. Basil moisturizes and adds luster to dull hair.

Make it: Rosemary & Mint Hair Oil Recipe | Little Green Dot
stimulating hair oil

Coconut Oil: Unlike other oils, coconut oil can actually penetrate the hair shaft. It doesn’t just coat your hair, it feeds it from within. High in lauric acid, It’s also incredibly antibacterial, which helps to maintain a healthy, clean scalp and control dandruff.

Why Peppermint Oil is a Powerhouse for Your Hair | …
It has antiseptic and antimicrobial properties, which help to cool the scalp and eliminate dandruff and fight lice. … It stimulates hair growth because of the increase blood circulation to the scalp when it is applied through an oil massage or in the shampoo or conditioner.

If you’re worried about a receding hairline, consider treading the peppermint way. Peppermint works as a good stimulator for your scalp and promotes hair growth. Due to its ability to soothe blood vessels and boost blood flow to the hair roots, peppermint stimulates the health of your hair
22 Best Benefits Of Peppermint Tea For Skin, Hair, And Health

Cinnamon is suggested to lower blood pressure and blood sugar. … Stimulate hairgrowth: Just as cinnamon can plump our lips and help with those fine lines, it can also stimulate our scalp! Try giving your hair a cinnamon masque every week, mixing the cinnamon with honey and olive or coconut oil.
Benefits of Cinnamon in For Your Hair, Skin and Health | StyleCaster

Anti-ageing Benefits: Vanilla is rich in antioxidants which prevent and reverse skin damage caused by free radicals (3). It helps to slow down signs of ageing like fine lines, wrinkles and age spots. It is widely used in the cosmetic industry for its fragrance and anti-ageing benefits.
17 Amazing Benefits Of Vanilla For Skin, Hair And Health – StyleCraze
For hair growth: Comb your hair well and rinse your hair in warm water. Now, heat quarter of a cup of any carrier oil like coconut oil, virgin olive, jojoba or almond oil for 30 seconds. Also add 10 drops each of vanilla and lavender essential oils and mix them properly.

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera lowers cholesterol and blood sugar, aids in cuts and skin ailments, is amazing for digestion, and works wonders for hair. Aloe Vera is packed with enzymes that help promote hair growth. Aloe vera can be ingested as well as applied directly to the scalp.

Add aloe vera to your tea to receive its health benefits.
1. Brew a cup of your desired flavored tea. Choose from black, herbal, or green tea.
2. Add 1 tsp. of aloe vera jelly to the cup of brewed tea. …
3. Add honey to the aloe vera tea in order to sweeten it. .
4. Aloe vera is a tropical plant known for its healing and anti-inflammatory properties. … You make aloe vera juice by boiling the leaves to dissolve the pulp. Boiling aloe vera is not difficult, but you want to avoid using too much water, which can dilute the


Therapeutic Uses, Benefits and Claims of Nasturtium. … Nasturtium has a reputation for promoting the formation of red blood cells, and it’s been used in folk medicine as a remedy against scurvy. The herb has been used as a remedy for hair loss and to stimulate hair growth.
Eating a couple of leaves a day is said to help clear up acne. The ancients used to use it as a hair tonic and scientific research actually backs this up – Nasturtium tea applied to the head stimulates the capillaries and so increases circulation and the flow of nutrients to the scalp.

Vitamin C is also an antioxidant so is used readily by the body. The best sources are blackcurrants, blueberries, broccoli, guava, kiwi fruits, oranges, papaya, strawberries and sweet potatoes. Vitamin C helps in the production of collagen which strengthens the capillaries that supply the hair shafts.

Foods Rich in Biotin. Foods rich in biotin, a member of the vitamin B complex, may help prevent hair loss, which can help you maintain a head of healthy, strong hair. All B vitamins help with healthy growth and development, and a lack of biotin can lead to scales on your skin as well as hair loss. If you have dry hair and skin, take a look at how much coloured fruit and vegetables and other vitamin A-rich foods are in your diet. A balanced diet that’s rich in essential nutrients can help you have strong, healthy hair. A poor diet can lead to hairloss and weak hair that is dry and brittle. The U.S. Department of Agriculture

Dandelion root is a rich source of vitamin A, C, and E as well as B-complex vitamins. Besides, it contains choline, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, biotin and calcium all of which play a significant role in making your hair healthy as well as stimulate hair growth.

DANDELION TEA BENEFITS:
Power packed with the following vitamins and minerals: iron, zinc, calcium, potassium, copper, & Vitamins A, B, C & D that are good for your immune system, vision, giving you energy, healing your body, and clearing your mind. And it adds awesome gloss and thickness to your situation:)
Other benefits include:
1. natural skin toner
2. natural laxative
3. natural diuretic
4. settles an upset stomach
5. relieves bloating
6. purifies the blood
7. helps control blood sugar
8. good for your tummy – helps ease digestion
9. reduces inflammation
10. cleanses the liver
11. relieves dandruff
12. gives good hair sheen (a cousin to hair shine)
13. helps control acne, diabetes, and high blood pressure
14. helps balance the sebum in your scalp, which promotes hair growth
15. relieves dry hair
DANDELION HAIR TEA RECIPE
1 tablespoon (or 1 tea bag) dandelion root
2 tablespoons of flaxseeds
2 1/2  cups of water
5 drops of lemon essential oil (or 1 tsp of lemon juice)
1 tablespoon honey
*Optional – 1 to 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar

1. SEEP YOUR DANDELION ROOT OR DANDELION ROOT TEA BAG IN 8 OUNCES OF WATER FOR 4 TO 5 MINUTES.  STRAIN DANDELION ROOT FROM WATER IF USING SCOOPS.  SET DANDELION TEA TO THE SIDE.
2. BOIL FLAXSEEDS IN 2 CUPS OF WATER FOR 4 TO 5 MINUTES.
3. REMOVE FROM HEAT AND STRAIN THE FLAXSEEDS FROM THE WATER IMMEDIATELY.
4. ADD HONEY TO HOT FLAXSEED WATER (CONSISTENCY SHOULD BE SLIPPERY) AND ALLOW THE MIXTURE TO COOL FOR 10 MINUTES.
5. COMBINE FLAXSEED WATER, DANDELION TEA, APPLE CIDER VINEGAR, & LEMON TO 20 OUNCE BOTTLE. SHAKE TO GET ALL OF THE INGREDIENTS HAPPY AND BLENDED.
6. WASH & CONDITION YOUR HAIR.
7. POUR TEA OVER YOUR HAIR FOR YOUR FINAL RINSE.
8. LET SIT FOR 5 TO 10 MINUTES WITH A PLASTIC BAG OR CAP ON YOUR HAIR.
9. RINSE BRIEFLY (LESS THAN A MINUTE) AND STYLE!

Honey is an emollient which means it seals moisture in your hair, keeping it conditioned. This reduces breakage, which is often a cause for slower hair growth. It has rich antioxidant properties which prevent damage, keeping your scalp and hair healthy. Honey strengthens the hair follicles, curbing hair fall.

The antioxidants in honey are good for your scalp and hair. As mentioned previously, honey is an antioxidant. … This can improve the overall health of your hair, scalp and roots. Indirectly, this may help to promote healthy hair growth and improve the appearance and texture of your hair.

 

principle: “if it’s not healthy enough to eat it, don’t put it on your skin”. But what if we did the same with our hair care products? What if we created a hair beauty pantry and only included those products that are healthy enough to put inside our bodies as well?
health comes from the inside, and no hair care or skin care product can counteract the effects of a bad diet. So if your hair looks thin, dry, damaged, greasy, if it falls out easily, if your scalp is itchy and sensitive and you struggle with dandruff, you might want to check your diet and do some adjustments.
And you can start with tea, which is on the list of natural products that can be used for restoring hair’s beauty and health.

Fortunately, tea has been found to benefit hair is several ways, from restoring its shine to stopping abnormal, massive hair loss. Moreover, certain types of tea have been found to speed up the growth of hair.

For restoring hair’s health and beauty, tea can be used both internally and externally, after applying regular shampoo or conditioner, or instead of these products. Green tea, black tea, white tea and rooibos are all excellent for relieving the most common hair problems.

 

Panthenol found in green tea is very efficient in preventing split ends, studies say. This ingredient, along with other antioxidants found in tea, help in strengthening hairs and prevent breakage. Green tea is a great source of panthenol, so if you’re struggling with split ends, this tea may help.

To take advantage of these tea benefits for hair, you can simply rinse out your hair with green tea, black tea, oolong or rooibos, after using regular shampoo – your hair will look shinier and softer. If you have dark hair, you can use black tea for restoring its luster and natural darkness, as besides coloring the grey hairs, black tea can also bring out the natural highlights of black and dark brown hair.
Rooibos tea is a great choice for women with red or light brown hair, and can be used for rinsing after using regular shampoo, or as leave-in product for a temporary red tone. White tea is rich in antioxidants that strengthen hairs, reduce falling and restore the scalp’s health. This tea protects against sun damage, restore hair’s shine and can be used as shampoo, conditioner or leave-in conditioner.
Other teas you can use for a healthier and more beautiful hair are:
• Chamomile tea is recommended for shinier hair, natural highlights and straighter hair;
• Peppermint tea is useful for reducing the production of sebum, calming the scalp, reducing dandruff;
• Sage tea is good for preventing grey hairs;
• Rosemary is great for strengthening the hair, boosting its growth and fighting hair loss.
And the list of tea benefits for hair can go on.

Flax Seed Benefits for Hair: Flaxseeds are packed with nutrients like protein, calcium, zinc, magnesium, iron and omega 3 fatty acids, which are required for the growth of your hair. A daily dose of flaxseeds can make your hair healthy, vibrant and strong.

Flax seeds are a rich source of Omega-3 fatty acids. These fatty acids are essential for healthy hair growth. They nourish the follicles and hair shafts, making them stronger and less prone to damage. … Omega-3 fatty acids help improve hair elasticity.

Flax Seed Benefits for Hair: Flaxseeds are packed with nutrients like protein, calcium, zinc, magnesium, iron and omega 3 fatty acids, which are required for the growth of your hair. A daily dose of flaxseeds can make your hair healthy, vibrant and strong.

What are the health effects of exposure to petroleum products? Does it seem like a bad idea to rub a byproduct of crude oil onto your skin, well, you’re right. It is. And not only because of the toxic risk.

Flax seeds are high in Omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids help you avoid a dry, scaly scalp, and nourish your hair. It also increases the hair elasticity – which means less breakage. Plus it can help reduce dandruff, eczema, and other skin conditions.

Flax seeds are a rich source of Omega-3 fatty acids. These fatty acids are essential for healthy hair growth. They nourish the follicles and hair shafts, making them stronger and less prone to damage. … Omega-3 fatty acids help improve hair elasticity.

Omega-3 has an anti-inflammatory effect on the body, which may potentially prevent a permanent hair loss condition called cicatricial (scarring) alopecia. This is a condition in which inflammation causes the hair follicles to be scarred and damaged beyond the point of being able to grow healthy hair. Incorporating more flaxseed in your diet may potentially help prevent or ameliorate this condition.

 

https://ag.ny.gov/environmental/oil-spill/what-are-health-effects-exposure-petroleum-products Coconut Oil: Unlike other oils, coconut oil can actually penetrate the hair shaft. It doesn’t just coat your hair, it feeds it from within. High in lauric acid, It’s also incredibly antibacterial, which helps to maintain a healthy, clean scalp and control dandruff.

Marigolds are common in many gardens and can easily be used as a hair rinse to prevent hair loss. Calendula stops and reverses hair loss because: It increases collagen production, which helps keep hair follicles healthy and each strand of hair thick and pliant so it does not break.

Marigold flowers helps keep hair follicles healthy and each strand of hair thick and pliant so it does not break.
Stop and Reverse Hair Loss Naturally with Garden Flowers …
For Hair Growth
Damaged scalp and dandruff are the common hair problems we often face regularly. Pot marigold/Calendula oil that is extracted from the calendula herb helps in treating dandruff as well as scalp issues, thus making your hair grow faster and stronger. This herb has regenerative properties and can help in improving the growth of the hair.

Using stinging nettle is one of the oldest treatments for combating hair loss. Stinging nettle capsules and tea can be consumed to treat hair loss internally while a good scalp massage using nettle oil combats hair loss effectively.

Pomegranate, The Scalp & Skin Superfood
Drinking pomegranate juice on a regular basis can be helpful in preventing and treating hair loss. The punicic acid in pomegranates helps to strengthen your hair and make it thick and healthy. It can also increase the blood circulation in your scalp, which improves the condition of your follicles and stimulates hair growth.

 


Drinking pomegranate juice on a regular basis can even be helpful in preventing and treating hair loss. The punicic acid in pomegranates helps to strengthen your hair and make it thick and healthy. It can also increase

Delivery of nutrients to the hair follicles is vital for hair growth. Thyme improves blood circulation to the scalp. Rubbing an oil mixture with thyme in it or thyme essential oil benefits in facilitating the delivery of nutrients to the scalp and encourages hair growth besides making it healthier and shinier

 

How Petroleum in Cosmetics Ruins Your Skin and Your Health
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The Study of Plants and Flowers – A Botany Guide for Kids and Students | Avas Flowers

The Study of Plants and Flowers – A Botany Guide for Kids there are about 400,000 plant species on Earth? Many thousands of plants on land and in the ocean are not identified or discovered.

 

Why plants are important – Botanic Gardens Conservation International

Plants are the backbone of all life on Earth and an essential resource for human well-being. four out of five people around the world today rely on plants for primary health care

 

…. Studies found that students had a lower heart rate after seeing green spaces. Children can learn new skills, have fun and develop self-confidence when they grow their own plants. … using varieties of plants that have sensory and textural qualities as well. Collectively, this body of research shows that children’s social, psychological, academic and physical health is positively impacted when they have daily contact with nature  …
• Gardening is a healthy, fun activity for children.
• Children develop new skills and learn about science and nature from growing their own food.
• There is a variety of interesting activities children can be involved in, such as planting, mulching, weeding and cooking.
• Make sure that your garden is a safe place, with suitable equipment, tools, fences, gates and paths for children to use.
• Children learn from growing things
• Getting children interested in gardening
• Child safety in the garden
• Plant selection for children
• Different-aged children in the garden
• Activities for a child in the garden
• Where to get help
• Things to remember
Children can learn new skills, have fun, play and develop self-confidence by spending time in the garden tending plants and growing their own food. Most children enjoy being outdoors and love digging in the soil, getting dirty, creating things and watching plants grow.
Children learn from growing things
People of all ages can enjoy gardening, but children in particular will have lots of fun and gain special benefits. Gardening is educational and develops new skills including:
• Responsibility – from caring for plants
• Understanding – as they learn about cause and effect (for example, plants die without water, weeds compete with plants)
• Self-confidence – from achieving their goals and enjoying the food they have grown
• Love of nature – a chance to learn about the outdoor environment in a safe and pleasant place
• Reasoning and discovery – learning about the science of pliants, animals, weather, the environment, nutrition and simple construction
• Physical activity – doing something fun and productive
• Cooperation – including shared play activity and teamwork
• Creativity – finding new and exciting ways to grow food
• Nutrition – learning about where fresh food comes from.

Getting children interested in gardening
Some suggestions to get children involved and interested in creating a garden include:
• Keep it simple.
• Give children their own garden space. (This does not have to be big. You can start with a large container or a few pots.)
• Involve older children in the planning and design of the garden.
• Use lightweight, easy-to-handle, correct-sized tools and garden equipment.
• Encourage children to dig in the dirt. (Younger children love making mud pies)
• Grow interesting plants such as sunflowers, corn, pumpkins, tomatoes and strawberries.
• Use a trellis or teepee to grow beans or sweet peas.
• Plant flowers that attract butterflies, ladybirds and other interesting insects or birds.
• Make a scarecrow.
• Install a water feature, a birdbath or a sundial.
• Set up a worm farm.
• Visit community gardens, children’s farms or botanic gardens for ideas
Child safety in the garden
To make the garden safe for children:
• Select the correct-sized tool.
• Keep sprays and fertilisers out of reach.
• Do not use chemicals. Garden organically whenever possible.
• Provide safe storage for equipment and tools.
• Secure fences and gates.
• Provide shade in summer with umbrellas or shade cloth.
• Make sure that where it’s appropriate, children wear a hat, sunscreen, suitable clothing and gumboots.
• Do not leave buckets of water unattended around very young children and toddlers.

Plant selection for children
Children like large, brightly coloured flowers and vegetables that grow quickly. Plants such as sunflowers, corn and pumpkins are good examples.

You should also consider using varieties of plants that have sensory and textural qualities as well. Examples of great sensory plants include:
• Touch – woolly lamb’s ear, succulents (such as aloe vera), bottlebrush species, snapdragons
• Taste – basil, strawberries, peas, rosemary, carrots, cherry tomatoes
• Smell – jasmine, sweet peas, lavender, pelargoniums, native mint bush, lemon balm
• Bright colour – daffodils, rainbow chard, marigolds, pansies, sunflowers
• Sound – corn, bamboo and grasses rustle against each other when the wind blows.
Different-aged children in the garden
Toddlers, preschoolers, primary-school-aged and older children will all have different expectations and will learn different things in the garden.

Younger children will require careful supervision during activities. Suitable tasks for younger children include watering plants, harvesting produce and planting seeds. Older children are physically capable of handling a greater variety of activities, like digging, carrying, planting, mulching and pruning.

Activities for a child in the garden
Choose activities that suit the child’s age. Suggestions include:
• Watering the garden
• Digging
• Picking flowers
• Planting vegetables, fruits and flowers in the correct season
• Feeding the worms and using the ‘worm tea’ from the worm farm as fertiliser
• Picking vegetables and fruits when they are ready to eat
• Preparing healthy food, such as making salads and preparing school lunches
• Craft activities using harvested seeds, plants and flowers
• Composting, recycling and mulching
• Weeding
• Gathering seeds and dried flowers
• Deadheading flowers
• Preparing the soil with organic fertiliser
• Replanting and re-potting.

Where to get help
• Community or local garden groups
• Cultivating Community Tel. (03) 9429 3084
• Horticultural Therapy Association of Victoria Tel. (03) 9836 1128

Things to remember
• Gardening is a healthy, fun activity for children.
• Children develop new skills and learn about science and nature from growing their own food.
• There is a variety of interesting activities children can be involved in, such as planting, mulching, weeding and cooking.
• Make sure that your garden is a safe place, with suitable equipment, tools, fences, gates and paths for children to use.

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Nasturtium benefits tea recipe


Nasturtium,bay leaf,teas:white,green,herbal,black, nettles,Honey, lemon,sage,chamomile,basil,Rosemary cinnamon,vanilla,strawberry,mint,coco nut oil,berries: blue,black, acai,raspberries; aloe,dandelion root,flax seed,Moringa,thyme,marigold,pomegranate,aloe,dandelion root leaves,sage

Moringa is a tree and various parts of the plants are edible. The flowers of the Moringa tree are comparable to mushrooms. It is an energizing product that helps with healing and medical prevention. Some people call it the “drumstick tree” and others the “horseradish tree”. Moringa oleifera is native to south of the Himalayas in northwestern India, and widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical areas where its young seed pods and leaves are used as vegetables. It is one of the most powerful health-enhancing plants. It is crazy what it provides you if you use it as a supplement. Let me break it down to you:
• 22% daily value of Vitamin C
• 41% daily value of Potassium
• 61% daily value of Magnesium
• 71% daily value of Iron
• 125% daily value of Calcium
• 272% daily value of Vitamin A
Moringa leaves compared to common foods
 Values per 100gm. edible portion
Hair teas

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Hair teas

No shampoo or conditioner will be able to work so positively for the hair, like herbs for hair.

Berries aid hair growth by improving oxygenation and circulation of blood in the body, berries are packed with antioxidants and vitamins such as vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin E. Vitamin B complex is particularly good for growing our curls. Berries aid hair growth by improving oxygenation and circulation of blood in the body, particularly the scalp.(Acai berry is filled with nutrients that are great for the hair)

• Rosemary has long been used as a hair treatment, both to darken and thicken the hair.[3] Rosemary is healthy for hair follicles, the tiny bulb-shaped appendages embedded in your scalp. By clearing away oily buildup in the scalp (sebum), rosemary promotes new cells

Rosemary Hair Rinse: Rosemary encourages hair growth by stimulating and improving circulation to the scalp and activating hair cells. 6 – Mix 2 teaspoons each of essential oils of rosemary, basil and lavender. Mix 8-10 drops of this blend with 2 teaspoons of each of burdock oil and aloe vera gel. Massage. … General health: Basil, Cypress, Lavender, Lemon, Peppermint, Rosemary, Sage. , cleaning our hair with bay leaves soaked water is effective for cleaning dandruff. They are also useful for hair loss. Moreover, bay leaves are effectively used for tonic. 7 – If you want to improve the health of your hair follicles and eliminate dandruff, steep bay leaves

…. You can also mix your bay leaves with some basil and thyme for extra benefits

DIY Rosemary & Thyme Rinse
1. Combine 1 TBSP of dried rosemary or a few sprigs of fresh rosemary to a large glass.
2. Add 1 TBSP of dried or fresh thyme.
3. Boil 2 cups of water and pour into glass.
4. Let the solution sit for up to 1 hour, steeping the herbs in the water to create the rinse.
5. Then strain and apply to hair after shampooing. Do not rinse out. After multiple rinses you will start to see results.

Basil oil can seal around your thinning hair follicles, act as a stimulant, and a healer! Basil is not only going to be the biz at promoting healthy hair growth; it has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, AND anti-fungal properties

• Basil will strengthen hair against breakage, improve the circulation in the hair follicles to stimulate new growth. It has been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties as well.[1]

 

Hair loss/thinning
Body & Luster

Basil, Ocimum basilicum, stimulates hair follicles, increases scalp circulation and promotes hair growth. The magnesium in basil helps protect hair from breakage, and its anti-inflammatory properties help soothe the roots. Basil moisturizes and adds luster to dull hair.

Make it: Rosemary & Mint Hair Oil Recipe | Little Green Dot
stimulating hair oil

Coconut Oil: Unlike other oils, coconut oil can actually penetrate the hair shaft. It doesn’t just coat your hair, it feeds it from within. High in lauric acid, It’s also incredibly antibacterial, which helps to maintain a healthy, clean scalp and control dandruff.

Why Peppermint Oil is a Powerhouse for Your Hair | …
It has antiseptic and antimicrobial properties, which help to cool the scalp and eliminate dandruff and fight lice. … It stimulates hair growth because of the increase blood circulation to the scalp when it is applied through an oil massage or in the shampoo or conditioner.

If you’re worried about a receding hairline, consider treading the peppermint way. Peppermint works as a good stimulator for your scalp and promotes hair growth. Due to its ability to soothe blood vessels and boost blood flow to the hair roots, peppermint stimulates the health of your hair
22 Best Benefits Of Peppermint Tea For Skin, Hair, And Health

Cinnamon is suggested to lower blood pressure and blood sugar. … Stimulate hairgrowth: Just as cinnamon can plump our lips and help with those fine lines, it can also stimulate our scalp! Try giving your hair a cinnamon masque every week, mixing the cinnamon with honey and olive or coconut oil.
Benefits of Cinnamon in For Your Hair, Skin and Health | StyleCaster

Anti-ageing Benefits: Vanilla is rich in antioxidants which prevent and reverse skin damage caused by free radicals (3). It helps to slow down signs of ageing like fine lines, wrinkles and age spots. It is widely used in the cosmetic industry for its fragrance and anti-ageing benefits.Sep 20, 2017
17 Amazing Benefits Of Vanilla For Skin, Hair And Health – StyleCraze
For hair growth: Comb your hair well and rinse your hair in warm water. Now, heat quarter of a cup of any carrier oil like coconut oil, virgin olive, jojoba or almond oil for 30 seconds. Also add 10 drops each of vanilla and lavender essential oils and mix them properly.

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera lowers cholesterol and blood sugar, aids in cuts and skin ailments, is amazing for digestion, and works wonders for hair. Aloe Vera is packed with enzymes that help promote hair growth. Aloe vera can be ingested as well as applied directly to the scalp.

Add aloe vera to your tea to receive its health benefits.
1. Brew a cup of your desired flavored tea. Choose from black, herbal, or green tea.
2. Add 1 tsp. of aloe vera jelly to the cup of brewed tea. …
3. Add honey to the aloe vera tea in order to sweeten it. .
4. Aloe vera is a tropical plant known for its healing and anti-inflammatory properties. … You make aloe vera juice by boiling the leaves to dissolve the pulp. Boiling aloe vera is not difficult, but you want to avoid using too much water, which can dilute the


Therapeutic Uses, Benefits and Claims of Nasturtium. … Nasturtium has a reputation for promoting the formation of red blood cells, and it’s been used in folk medicine as a remedy against scurvy. The herb has been used as a remedy for hair loss and to stimulate hair growth.
Eating a couple of leaves a day is said to help clear up acne. The ancients used to use it as a hair tonic and scientific research actually backs this up – Nasturtium tea applied to the head stimulates the capillaries and so increases circulation and the flow of nutrients to the scalp.

Vitamin C is also an antioxidant so is used readily by the body. The best sources are blackcurrants, blueberries, broccoli, guava, kiwi fruits, oranges, papaya, strawberries and sweet potatoes. Vitamin C helps in the production of collagen which strengthens the capillaries that supply the hair shafts.

Foods Rich in Biotin. Foods rich in biotin, a member of the vitamin B complex, may help prevent hair loss, which can help you maintain a head of healthy, strong hair. All B vitamins help with healthy growth and development, and a lack of biotin can lead to scales on your skin as well as hair loss. If you have dry hair and skin, take a look at how much coloured fruit and vegetables and other vitamin A-rich foods are in your diet. A balanced diet that’s rich in essential nutrients can help you have strong, healthy hair. A poor diet can lead to hairloss and weak hair that is dry and brittle. The U.S. Department of Agriculture

Dandelion root is a rich source of vitamin A, C, and E as well as B-complex vitamins. Besides, it contains choline, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, biotin and calcium all of which play a significant role in making your hair healthy as well as stimulate hair growth.

DANDELION TEA BENEFITS:
Power packed with the following vitamins and minerals: iron, zinc, calcium, potassium, copper, & Vitamins A, B, C & D that are good for your immune system, vision, giving you energy, healing your body, and clearing your mind. And it adds awesome gloss and thickness to your situation:)
Other benefits include:
1. natural skin toner
2. natural laxative
3. natural diuretic
4. settles an upset stomach
5. relieves bloating
6. purifies the blood
7. helps control blood sugar
8. good for your tummy – helps ease digestion
9. reduces inflammation
10. cleanses the liver
11. relieves dandruff
12. gives good hair sheen (a cousin to hair shine)
13. helps control acne, diabetes, and high blood pressure
14. helps balance the sebum in your scalp, which promotes hair growth
15. relieves dry hair
DANDELION HAIR TEA RECIPE
1 tablespoon (or 1 tea bag) dandelion root
2 tablespoons of flaxseeds
2 1/2  cups of water
5 drops of lemon essential oil (or 1 tsp of lemon juice)
1 tablespoon honey
*Optional – 1 to 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar

1. SEEP YOUR DANDELION ROOT OR DANDELION ROOT TEA BAG IN 8 OUNCES OF WATER FOR 4 TO 5 MINUTES.  STRAIN DANDELION ROOT FROM WATER IF USING SCOOPS.  SET DANDELION TEA TO THE SIDE.
2. BOIL FLAXSEEDS IN 2 CUPS OF WATER FOR 4 TO 5 MINUTES.
3. REMOVE FROM HEAT AND STRAIN THE FLAXSEEDS FROM THE WATER IMMEDIATELY.
4. ADD HONEY TO HOT FLAXSEED WATER (CONSISTENCY SHOULD BE SLIPPERY) AND ALLOW THE MIXTURE TO COOL FOR 10 MINUTES.
5. COMBINE FLAXSEED WATER, DANDELION TEA, APPLE CIDER VINEGAR, & LEMON TO 20 OUNCE BOTTLE. SHAKE TO GET ALL OF THE INGREDIENTS HAPPY AND BLENDED.
6. WASH & CONDITION YOUR HAIR.
7. POUR TEA OVER YOUR HAIR FOR YOUR FINAL RINSE.
8. LET SIT FOR 5 TO 10 MINUTES WITH A PLASTIC BAG OR CAP ON YOUR HAIR.
9. RINSE BRIEFLY (LESS THAN A MINUTE) AND STYLE!
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Honey is an emollient which means it seals moisture in your hair, keeping it conditioned. This reduces breakage, which is often a cause for slower hair growth. It has rich antioxidant properties which prevent damage, keeping your scalp and hair healthy. Honey strengthens the hair follicles, curbing hair fall.

The antioxidants in honey are good for your scalp and hair. As mentioned previously, honey is an antioxidant. … This can improve the overall health of your hair, scalp and roots. Indirectly, this may help to promote healthy hair growth and improve the appearance and texture of your hair.

 

principle: “if it’s not healthy enough to eat it, don’t put it on your skin”. But what if we did the same with our hair care products? What if we created a hair beauty pantry and only included those products that are healthy enough to put inside our bodies as well?
I always say that health comes from the inside, and no hair care or skin care product can counteract the effects of a bad diet. So if your hair looks thin, dry, damaged, greasy, if it falls out easily, if your scalp it itchy and sensitive and you struggle with dandruff, you might want to check your diet and do some adjustments.
And you can start with tea, which is on the list of natural products that can be used for restoring hair’s beauty and health.

Fortunately, tea has been found to benefit hair is several ways, from restoring its shine to stopping abnormal, massive hair loss. Moreover, certain types of tea have been found to speed up the growth of hair.

For restoring hair’s health and beauty, tea can be used both internally and externally, after applying regular shampoo or conditioner, or instead of these products. Green tea, black tea, white tea and rooibos are all excellent for relieving the most common hair problems.

 

Panthenol found in green tea is very efficient in preventing split ends, studies say. This ingredient, along with other antioxidants found in tea, help in strengthening hairs and prevent breakage. Green tea is a great source of panthenol, so if you’re struggling with split ends, this tea may help.

To take advantage of these tea benefits for hair, you can simply rinse out your hair with green tea, black tea, oolong or rooibos, after using regular shampoo – your hair will look shinier and softer. If you have dark hair, you can use black tea for restoring its luster and natural darkness, as besides coloring the grey hairs, black tea can also bring out the natural highlights of black and dark brown hair.
Rooibos tea is a great choice for women with red or light brown hair, and can be used for rinsing after using regular shampoo, or as leave-in product for a temporary red tone. White tea is rich in antioxidants that strengthen hairs, reduce falling and restore the scalp’s health. This tea protects against sun damage, restore hair’s shine and can be used as shampoo, conditioner or leave-in conditioner.
Other teas you can use for a healthier and more beautiful hair are:
• Chamomile tea is recommended for shinier hair, natural highlights and straighter hair;
• Peppermint tea is useful for reducing the production of sebum, calming the scalp, reducing dandruff;
• Sage tea is good for preventing grey hairs;
• Rosemary is great for strengthening the hair, boosting its growth and fighting hair loss.
And the list of tea benefits for hair can go on, but we’d like to hear from you as well: is tea part of your hair care routine?

Flax Seed Benefits for Hair: Flaxseeds are packed with nutrients like protein, calcium, zinc, magnesium, iron and omega 3 fatty acids, which are required for the growth of your hair. A daily dose of flaxseeds can make your hair healthy, vibrant and strong.

Flax seeds are a rich source of Omega-3 fatty acids. These fatty acids are essential for healthy hair growth. They nourish the follicles and hair shafts, making them stronger and less prone to damage. … Omega-3 fatty acids help improve hair elasticity.

Flax Seed Benefits for Hair: Flaxseeds are packed with nutrients like protein, calcium, zinc, magnesium, iron and omega 3 fatty acids, which are required for the growth of your hair. A daily dose of flaxseeds can make your hair healthy, vibrant and strong.

What are the health effects of exposure to petroleum products? idea to rub a byproduct of crude oil onto your skin, well, you’re right. It is. And not only because of the toxic risk.

Flax seeds are high in Omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids help you avoid a dry, scaly scalp, and nourish your hair. It also increases the hair elasticity – which means less breakage. Plus it can help reduce dandruff, eczema, and other skin conditions.

Flax seeds are a rich source of Omega-3 fatty acids. These fatty acids are essential for healthy hair growth. They nourish the follicles and hair shafts, making them stronger and less prone to damage. … Omega-3 fatty acids help improve hair elasticity.

Omega-3 has an anti-inflammatory effect on the body, which may potentially prevent a permanent hair loss condition called cicatricial (scarring) alopecia. This is a condition in which inflammation causes the hair follicles to be scarred and damaged beyond the point of being able to grow healthy hair. Incorporating more flaxseed in your diet may potentially help prevent or ameliorate this condition.

 

https://ag.ny.gov/environmental/oil-spill/what-are-health-effects-exposure-petroleum-products Coconut Oil: Unlike other oils, coconut oil can actually penetrate the hair shaft. It doesn’t just coat your hair, it feeds it from within. High in lauric acid, It’s also incredibly antibacterial, which helps to maintain a healthy, clean scalp and control dandruff.

Marigolds are common in many gardens and can easily be used as a hair rinse to prevent hair loss. Calendula stops and reverses hair loss because: It increases collagen production, which helps keep hair follicles healthy and each strand of hair thick and pliant so it does not break.

Marigold flowers helps keep hair follicles healthy and each strand of hair thick and pliant so it does not break.
Stop and Reverse Hair Loss Naturally with Garden Flowers …
For Hair Growth
Damaged scalp and dandruff are the common hair problems we often face regularly. Pot marigold/Calendula oil that is extracted from the calendula herb helps in treating dandruff as well as scalp issues, thus making your hair grow faster and stronger. This herb has regenerative properties and can help in improving the growth of the hair.

Using stinging nettle is one of the oldest treatments for combating hair loss. Stinging nettle capsules and tea can be consumed to treat hair loss internally while a good scalp massage using nettle oil combats hair loss effectively.

Pomegranate, The Scalp & Skin Superfood
Drinking pomegranate juice on a regular basis can be helpful in preventing and treating hair loss. The punicic acid in pomegranates helps to strengthen your hair and make it thick and healthy. It can also increase the blood circulation in your scalp, which improves the condition of your follicles and stimulates hair growth.

 


Drinking pomegranate juice on a regular basis can even be helpful in preventing and treating hair loss. The punicic acid in pomegranates helps to strengthen your hair and make it thick and healthy. It can also increase

Delivery of nutrients to the hair follicles is vital for hair growth. Thyme improves blood circulation to the scalp. Rubbing an oil mixture with thyme in it or thyme essential oil benefits in facilitating the delivery of nutrients to the scalp and encourages hair growth besides making it healthier and shinier

 

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The Study of Plants and Flowers – A Botany Guide for Kids and Students | Avas Flowers

The Study of Plants and Flowers – A Botany Guide for Kids there are about 400,000 plant species on Earth? Many thousands of plants on land and in the ocean are not identified or discovered.

 

Why plants are important – Botanic Gardens Conservation International

Plants are the backbone of all life on Earth and an essential resource for human well-being. four out of five people around the world today rely on plants for primary health care

 

…. Studies found that students had a lower heart rate after seeing green spaces. Children can learn new skills, have fun and develop self-confidence when they grow their own plants. … using varieties of plants that have sensory and textural qualities as well. Collectively, this body of research shows that children’s social, psychological, academic and physical health is positively impacted when they have daily contact with nature  …
• Gardening is a healthy, fun activity for children.
• Children develop new skills and learn about science and nature from growing their own food.
• There is a variety of interesting activities children can be involved in, such as planting, mulching, weeding and cooking.
• Make sure that your garden is a safe place, with suitable equipment, tools, fences, gates and paths for children to use.
• Children learn from growing things
• Getting children interested in gardening
• Child safety in the garden
• Plant selection for children
• Different-aged children in the garden
• Activities for a child in the garden
• Where to get help
• Things to remember
Children can learn new skills, have fun, play and develop self-confidence by spending time in the garden tending plants and growing their own food. Most children enjoy being outdoors and love digging in the soil, getting dirty, creating things and watching plants grow.
Children learn from growing things
People of all ages can enjoy gardening, but children in particular will have lots of fun and gain special benefits. Gardening is educational and develops new skills including:
• Responsibility – from caring for plants
• Understanding – as they learn about cause and effect (for example, plants die without water, weeds compete with plants)
• Self-confidence – from achieving their goals and enjoying the food they have grown
• Love of nature – a chance to learn about the outdoor environment in a safe and pleasant place
• Reasoning and discovery – learning about the science of pliants, animals, weather, the environment, nutrition and simple construction
• Physical activity – doing something fun and productive
• Cooperation – including shared play activity and teamwork
• Creativity – finding new and exciting ways to grow food
• Nutrition – learning about where fresh food comes from.
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Getting children interested in gardening
Some suggestions to get children involved and interested in creating a garden include:
• Keep it simple.
• Give children their own garden space. (This does not have to be big. You can start with a large container or a few pots.)
• Involve older children in the planning and design of the garden.
• Use lightweight, easy-to-handle, correct-sized tools and garden equipment.
• Encourage children to dig in the dirt. (Younger children love making mud pies)
• Grow interesting plants such as sunflowers, corn, pumpkins, tomatoes and strawberries.
• Use a trellis or teepee to grow beans or sweet peas.
• Plant flowers that attract butterflies, ladybirds and other interesting insects or birds.
• Make a scarecrow.
• Install a water feature, a birdbath or a sundial.
• Set up a worm farm.
• Visit community gardens, children’s farms or botanic gardens for ideas.
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Child safety in the garden
To make the garden safe for children:
• Select the correct-sized tool.
• Keep sprays and fertilisers out of reach.
• Do not use chemicals. Garden organically whenever possible.
• Provide safe storage for equipment and tools.
• Secure fences and gates.
• Provide shade in summer with umbrellas or shade cloth.
• Make sure that where it’s appropriate, children wear a hat, sunscreen, suitable clothing and gumboots.
• Do not leave buckets of water unattended around very young children and toddlers.
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Plant selection for children
Children like large, brightly coloured flowers and vegetables that grow quickly. Plants such as sunflowers, corn and pumpkins are good examples.

You should also consider using varieties of plants that have sensory and textural qualities as well. Examples of great sensory plants include:
• Touch – woolly lamb’s ear, succulents (such as aloe vera), bottlebrush species, snapdragons
• Taste – basil, strawberries, peas, rosemary, carrots, cherry tomatoes
• Smell – jasmine, sweet peas, lavender, pelargoniums, native mint bush, lemon balm
• Bright colour – daffodils, rainbow chard, marigolds, pansies, sunflowers
• Sound – corn, bamboo and grasses rustle against each other when the wind blows.
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Different-aged children in the garden
Toddlers, preschoolers, primary-school-aged and older children will all have different expectations and will learn different things in the garden.

Younger children will require careful supervision during activities. Suitable tasks for younger children include watering plants, harvesting produce and planting seeds. Older children are physically capable of handling a greater variety of activities, like digging, carrying, planting, mulching and pruning.
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Activities for a child in the garden
Choose activities that suit the child’s age. Suggestions include:
• Watering the garden
• Digging
• Picking flowers
• Planting vegetables, fruits and flowers in the correct season
• Feeding the worms and using the ‘worm tea’ from the worm farm as fertiliser
• Picking vegetables and fruits when they are ready to eat
• Preparing healthy food, such as making salads and preparing school lunches
• Craft activities using harvested seeds, plants and flowers
• Composting, recycling and mulching
• Weeding
• Gathering seeds and dried flowers
• Deadheading flowers
• Preparing the soil with organic fertiliser
• Replanting and re-potting.
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Where to get help
• Community or local garden groups
• Cultivating Community Tel. (03) 9429 3084
• Horticultural Therapy Association of Victoria Tel. (03) 9836 1128
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Things to remember
• Gardening is a healthy, fun activity for children.
• Children develop new skills and learn about science and nature from growing their own food.
• There is a variety of interesting activities children can be involved in, such as planting, mulching, weeding and cooking.
• Make sure that your garden is a safe place, with suitable equipment, tools, fences, gates and paths for children to use.
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Nasturtium benefits tea recipe


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Moringa is a tree and various parts of the plants are edible. The flowers of the Moringa tree are comparable to mushrooms. It is an energizing product that helps with healing and medical prevention. Some people call it the “drumstick tree” and others the “horseradish tree”. Moringa oleifera is native to south of the Himalayas in northwestern India, and widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical areas where its young seed pods and leaves are used as vegetables. It is one of the most powerful health-enhancing plants. It is crazy what it provides you if you use it as a supplement. Let me break it down to you:
• 22% daily value of Vitamin C
• 41% daily value of Potassium
• 61% daily value of Magnesium
• 71% daily value of Iron
• 125% daily value of Calcium
• 272% daily value of Vitamin A
Moringa leaves compared to common foods
Values per 100gm. edible portion

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 CDC, Hemp For A Healthy Heart
A recent analysis identified several potentially heart-healthy chemicals in Hemp, Marijuana’s hard-working, non-intoxicating cousin.
Hemp, an outlawed plant may help fight America’s #1 killer, heart disease, which ended the lives of about 600,000 in the United States in Y 2010, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

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