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Grandma’s Ancient Beauty Remedies From Her Kitchen

Grandma’s Ancient Beauty Remedies From Her Kitchen

Table of Contents
Introduction
Natural Kohl- eyeliner for your eyes
Desi Ghee
Skin Softener
Turmeric for Pimples and Spots
Turmeric Skin Cleanser
Turmeric Exfoliator
Papaya Antiwrinkle Facemask
Green Grape Juice
Almond Wrinkle Cure
Rose Water Reducing Age Spots
Skin Softener
Turmeric for Pimples and Spots
Turmeric Skin Cleanser Turmeric Exfoliator
Papaya Antiwrinkle Facemask
Green Grape Juice
Almond Wrinkle Cure
Rose Water Reducing Age Spots
Removing Wrinkles and Fine Lines
Getting Rid of Dark Circles
Different Types of Facemasks
Milk Facemask
Nourishing and Cleansing Mask – Carrot/Turnip
Potatoes
Improve dull complexion
Fruit Juices
Oatmeal Mask
Sandalwood facemask
Antiwrinkle Facemasks
Beauty lotions
Fairness Lotion
Pore Shrinking Lotion
Bleaching lotion for sensitive skins
Coconut Water Bleacher
Cleansing Lotion Getting Rid of Sunburn Greasy Skin
Tired Eyes Beauty Tips for Hair Care
Simple Hair Conditioner Henna Shampoo Hair Cream
Bay Rum after Shave Lotion for Men
Corn Flour Hand Cream
Ancient Lips Salve
Conclusion
Author Bio

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Introduction
Grandma definitely did not know anything about chemical products, when she was looking for beauty remedies and natural recipes. She just used the things that were closest at hand. These included fruits, vegetables, and spices. These also included natural products like Fullers earth, oatmeal, honey, yogurt, etc. It was only in the 19th century that she began to use glycerin as an additive in natural products. Until then all her beauty recipes were passed on to her, from her grandmother, and so on down the ages.
She also used to make hair pomades for grandpa, in Elizabethan times using animal fat. No wonder, grandpa did not bother much about the smelly atmosphere surrounding him in his house or outside, because after all, his scalp, and unwashed body stank as powerfully as his surroundings. Also, she painted her face with lead oxide and chalk powder in order to imitate the pale complexion of Queen Elizabeth, but that lead oxide was extremely poisonous and give her a very short life span. But then, she was just imitating her ancient Roman and Greek ancestresses who use a mixture of calcium carbonate, chalk and lead oxide to paint their faces, and then redden her lips with a red paint made up of clay and red iron oxide. In fact, this red paint on the lips was the prerogative of the Empress and her aristocratic friends in ancient Rome, though Greek women of all classes used it regularly. Also, it was allowed on women of the street in Rome. Virtuous Roman matrons never painted their lips, even though Plautus said that a woman without paint is like food without salt! Wonder about the company he kept.
One really enterprising Italian Signora Toffana thought up a face powder, which would consist of chalk and arsenic. She gave her woman clients instructions to use this powder upon their faces, only when they were in the company of their husbands. When the number of husbands dying due to arsenic poisoning began to escalate, the signora was executed, but she left behind a number of very wealthy and happy widow clients.
In Italy during the Middle Ages, it was fashionable to have a white skin, but golden hair was best achieved with a little bit of sun bleaching. So the ladies applied lemon juice all over their hair, and put on a wide brimmed hat to cover their faces. This wide brimmed hat, however, did not have any top. The hair was allowed to flow out of the open top, and bleach in the sun!
Egyptian ladies in ancient Egypt used egg whites and honey keep their skins youthful, butter and powdered barley to prevent and remove blemishes in their skin, and all that harsh effect of the Egyptian sun, neutralized with a mixture of milk and honey applied on their faces every day. In fact, I use cream and honey with a pinch of salt, every evening. Read more…

Health Learning Series

Grandma’s Easy to Use Tips In the Kitchen and Outdoors

Grandma’s Easy to Use Tips In the Kitchen and Outdoors Volume 7

Table of Contents
Introduction
How To Fix Things In The Kitchen
Kitchen Tips
Getting Rid Of Onion Fumes
Chewing Gum
Chilling bottles Really Quickly
Wooden Cloth Hanger And Magazine Rack
Muffin Tray As Sauce Server
Making Pasta Primavera superfast
Cake Fallen Apart?
Forgot to Defrost The Butter?
All Right, All Right, the Soup Has Boiled over!
Over Salted Soup
Mushy Vegetables
Very Bland Dish
Ran Out Of Bread Crumbs
Jelly Turned Watery
Emergency culinary Doctoring Items
Instant Soup
Gravy making – When to Put in Spices
Perpetual and Permanent Icepack
Using Drinking Straws Effectively
Reheating Leftovers in the Microwave
Burnt Pies
Too Spicy Main Dish
Keeping Your Wine Cool
Getting Rid of Wasps
Getting Rid of Bottle Labels
Sunburned
Regulating Your Diet
Resharpening Your Scissors Health
Getting Rid of Pimples Chemical Reaction of Metals to Skin Bronchitis
Radish Cure
Herbal Tea for Colds Tooth Ache Cure For Those Suffering from Arthritis
Get Rid of Chiggers
Curing Tonsillitis
Getting Rid of Vertigo or Migraine
Preventing Burning Fat Spills
In the Garden – Get Rid of Aphids
Sowing Small Seeds Uniformly
Protecting Your Grape Crop from Birds
Naphthalene Balls Remedy
Getting Rid of Ants
Basil and Mint Leaves
Lavender
Ant Repulser Stick
Destroying an Ant Nest
Mosquito Bites
Tobacco Remedy
Soda Bicarbonate
Mint Toothpaste for Mosquito Bites
Getting Rid of Cellulite
Lemon Almond Oil Cream
Olive Oil/Cider Vinegar Lotion
What Is Sisal- You May Ask
Ivy Leaves for Getting Rid of Cellulite
Conclusion
Author Bio

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Introduction
Grandma was not only a good household manager, taking care of her large family, on a limited budget, but she also needed to be a good cook and housekeeper. That is why, she used her experience and knowledge, to make sure that she learned all the easiest shortcuts, which would prevent her from throwing away items which were damaged, including clothes, food and other items around the house and garden. Consider this damage control done by grandma.
Grandma was the first recycler. Dresses were handed down from child to child, and if there was no child of that particular age, and that dress size, it was handed over to another member of the family where the dress could be utilized through more years of wear and tear. After the dress was torn to nearly rags and tatters, she used the cloth for stuffing cushions and pillows or for patching other dresses. This may sound extremely laughable to our world, where there is plenty, and we can throw away or just give away things, when we think they are getting old, but these were the ways in which household managers – the females – were brought up in the East and the West down the centuries. Waste not want not, was their motto.
So enjoy reading through these collected damage control tips, and techniques, which are going to help you keep healthy, fit, your house pest free and other techniques, all brought to you down the ages and time-tested.
Let us start with the kitchen.
The maximum number of accident, sickness at home and the kitchen somehow seems to be the gunpoint. Culinary mishaps take place all the time, there. But when they do, there should be no need to panic. There is a solution to every problem, if you do not fall into attitudes of hysteria and shock at every little disaster. And I know a few men and women who enjoy what is known in the 20th century as “creating.”
So instead of acting like a prima donna Cordon Bleu chef, you can follow something my grandmother said, “there are absolutely no problems, there are only imaginative solutions.” Especially in matters of these things happening when you are entertaining.
How to Fix Things in the Kitchen? Read more…

Health Learning Series

Grandma’s Natural Remedies and Ancient Herbal Beauty Recipes

Grandma’s Natural Remedies and Ancient Herbal Beauty Recipes

Table of Contents
Introduction
Monday’s Child Is Fair of Face
The Healing Power of Infused Oil
Remedies for winter-
Chilblains
Sciatica
Stiff Joints…
Quit your Bellyachin’!
Simple Perfumed Ointments
Natural Cures For Summer Ailments
Appendix

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Introduction
A couple of years ago, somebody asked me what made me so interested in herbal remedies and natural cures as well as natural beauty recipes? That is when I told him that the wisdom of the ancients had not been garnered together, and would be lost as the generations forgot about asking their old wise ancestors, the Lore which they knew. So I was seven years old, when I decided to myself that I needed to know everything about what my grandmother had learned from her grandmother. And I started writing those ancient natural remedies and beauty recipes down.
More than three decades later, I started writing books on natural remedies and natural herbal recipes, which I collected, whenever I went around the countryside. People used to go around looking at the places to visit; I used to go around asking for the oldies of the village who would give me herbal remedies and recipes. In around 30 years, I collected thousands of these recipes, which were and are still being used by villagers and townsfolk and which have been given to them down the ages. And they work, because all the ingredients are natural. And also, the genetic makeup of hard-working people living in an unpolluted atmosphere helped in keeping them healthy. So they did not have to go running to a doctor whenever they caught a sniffle. They knew the easiest herbal tisane in which would put them straight in a couple of days.
Now, I spent my childhood and youth in jungles as well as in remote areas in all corners of the compass, where nobody believed in medicines, – and sometimes medical access for serious cases was able only through air lifting by a helicopter – but everybody believed in the power of nature and her curative properties. Also, plenty of exercise, a good and healthy diet and grandma’s natural remedies kept us healthy and happy. And the funny thing is that the only times we got sick with measles, mumps, and chickenpox was when we came down from the mountains to the cities and the towns during our annual vacations. The moment we got back into the healthy atmosphere of the mountains, with plenty of fresh air, plenty of fruit and drink and plenty of opportunities to create lots of childish mischief and mayhem, we were content and happy children again.
We never knew that there were medicines which you needed to pop to keep healthy.
Is not this the natural trend of the 21st century “civilized” person? You have lost your faith in natural remedies to keep you healthy. You would rather buy something expensive, which is being endorsed by your favorite star. I am certain she never uses that medicine herself, because it is made up of chemicals. These chemicals are going to have a harmful after effect on your body. The first thing you do when you wake up is take some vitamins with your breakfast. After that, you take some vitamins or pills to pep you up. Then you take the medicines prescribed to you by a doctor.
Count the times you take some sort of medicine in the shape of a pill, vitamin, and drug throughout the day. And then can you believe someone who has not been to see a doctor for the last 30 years? There are plenty of octogenarians in our area who believe in natural remedies and good diets to keep them healthy. They are all grandpas and grandmas. They do not coddle themselves with pills and medicines. Read more…