AuthorShannon McKee

Health Benefits of Blackstrap Molasses


Blackstrap Molasses is a dark, sticky sweetener that was popular until refined sugar became more affordable in the late 19th century. It comes from the sugar cane refining process, and keeps a great deal of the nutrients of the sugar cane. These nutrients offer health benefits that cannot be found in other sweeteners. Manganese Calcium is often thought of as the end all and be all of bone...

Uses for Peppermint Oil


Peppermint is the delicious result of a cross of spearmint and water mint that is often used as a flavor for beverages and foods along with as a perfume for cosmetics and soaps. Peppermint patties, peppermint candies, and peppermint gum are all great for freshening breath while being rather tasty. Did you know that peppermint oil is good for more than just yummy treats? • Arthritis Relief – some...

Cayenne Pepper Diet


You cannot turn a page in a magazine or watch a morning show without hearing about the newest and latest diet craze. It can be hard to get the low-down on a diet and how it works (or doesn’t) from these types of sources, so doing your homework can be a good idea before starting any diet. The Cayenne Pepper Diet is no different. What? The Cayenne Pepper Diet is not exactly as it sounds. No, you...

Colloidal Silver Uses


Colloidal silver has a history of being used by humans for preservation and medication. It was used as a natural antibiotic until modern antibiotics were created. It was used to preserve milk before refrigeration because silver has the property to prevent the growth of bacteria, fungi, and algae. Colloidal silver may no longer be necessary to keep milk from spoiling, but there are uses for this...

Shannon McKee