Nowadays, it is hard to escape consumerism. We’ve developed the mindset that if there is a problem, some product will be able to fix it. In the end, we spend huge amount of money on things that we use only once or really don’t need. The same goes for the household cleaning products. Constantly, new cleaners appear on the market. They tempt buyers with their claims to fight stains, dirt or grime in seconds. The truth is that those products are simply cocktails of toxic chemicals, many of which can be quite harmful.

On a recent foray to my local health food store to find some powerful probiotics I endured a little sticker shock. A one month supply of probiotics was going to cost me from $30 to $79 dollars. I care a lot about my health, but spending almost $1000 bucks annually on a single food supplement isn’t going to work for me, especially when I can make my own probiotics, which just happen to be way better, for about $2 a month. You can too.

Lemon juice is known for its myriad of health benefits, but the lemon peel is regularly overlooked. Lemon juice is used in lemonade, smoothies, sauces, marinades, and even home cleaning products. The peel we typically discard. However, for the last 40 years scientists have been researching the health benefits of lemon peel. The results are astounding.

Most of us are familiar with the presence of Aloe vera in cosmetics and skin creams; it moisturizes and has anti-aging effects. Luckily, this ancient plant is very easy to grow and harvest. With just a few extra ingredients, you can whip up your own Aloe vera DIY recipes to create quick, nourishing beauty products at a very low cost.

Here are some ideas on how you can regrow vegetables from food scraps. The following are some common foods easily regrow. All it takes is a little effort on your part. This is also a great opportunity to reuse any old plastic containers you might have.

For some people acne is a constant problem and acne products can be very expensive, also many of the over the counter acne products have chemicals in them that can harm. Here is an all natural easy and inexpensive method to make a Natural Acne Face Wash you can at home.