How To Avoid The Environmental Aging Factors

Did you know that skin tends to age faster when it is regularly exposed to UV rays, stress, smoke, pollutants and toxins? These aging elements are present in urban areas. In fact, many urban dwellers suffer from premature skin aging.

Another use for charcoal is on a plastic bandage to soothe scrapes, bee stings, bug bites and so on. Just grab a bandage the size you need to cover the affected area. Put a little bit of water right on the pad of the bandage, and put some of the charcoal from a capsule on the wet gauzy part of the bandage. Then, apply the bandage to the affected area. It can stay on as long as overnight, but never reuse it. You don’t want to use charcoal if you have an open cut or wound; it could permanently darken that area.

Slippery Elm Powder. This has been used for centuries to help with natural medicine, dating back to the Native Americans. It can be used to help with boils and ulcers as well soothing problems with the digestive system. It can be difficult to mix together, so follow the instructions carefully.

Gout is caused by the build-up of uric acid crystals in your joints. It is just one of the many forms of arthritis. Often, the first indication you have it, is when waking up in the night with a severe pain in the toe. The toe is by far the most common joint affected, but other joints can be affected too.

Many people are turning away from chemical cures and looking to nature for an acne solution. There all sorts of things you can try, from to steam rooms to a special kind of clay. One of the simplest, oldest, and strangest, though, might be oatmeal.

If your skin looks mottled, pale and sallow, it is probably due to poor blood circulation. Exercise daily to facilitate the healthy flow of cells. You can also try taking a warm bubble bath at night to relax the body and mind. Warm temperature can speed up blood flow.

Steve’s wife, Cathy, was part owner of a family-owned brick and mortar business that has operated since 1923. It was a chick hatchery that sold 1-day-old chickens, turkeys, and ducks. Steve and Cathy thought it was time to move it into the 21st century. Friends and family told them it couldn’t be done, that no one would ever buy chickens from the Internet.

Klecko is CEO of the Saint Agnes Baking Co. in the Twin Cities and very involved with organizations that help abandoned and abused animals. Pictured above with him, is Deb Balzer from the the Animal Humane Society. They often team up and work on outreach projects together. You can contact both of them to get copies of Klecko’s book or to find out how you can help animals in your own community. Feel free to subscribe to my website and I’ll put you in touch with the right people and organizations in your neighborhood, as well.