Inside the Murky World of Essential Oils

Essential oils have become a big business, with some distributors selling their products with unfounded claims.

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Avoiding Colds with Ayurveda

Our bodies are more susceptible to health problems when the seasons are changing because our body functions differently in each season. When it is hot outside, our agni (or digestive fire) automatically decreases. Thus during the summer months our digestive capacity is diminished. Once the outside temperatures begin to fall, our internal fires naturally start […]

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Reisen mit empfindlichem Magen-Darm-Trakt

[Dieser Beitrag enthält Werbung] Jeder, der mit mir schon einmal gereist ist, weiß, dass ich inzwischen (leider) eine gewisse Expertise erworben habe beim Thema „Reisen mit empfindlichem Magen-Darm-Trakt“. Inzwischen bin ich ganz gut darin, Magen-Darmprobleme soweit wie möglich von vorneherein zu vermeiden, aber spätestens seit meinem Souvenir aus Kuba auch darin, mit akuten Problemen […]

via Reisen mit empfindlichem Magen-Darm-Trakt: Was tun bei Reiseübelkeit und Reisedurchfall? — wandernd

Almabtrieb – the cutest cow festival in Tirol

Austrian Adaptation We heard them before we saw them. It started with a light jangling, a tinkle of small delicate bells, paired with a faint farmers ‘whoop’ as they descended the mountain. The sound grew to a louder din of giant donging bells, slowly swinging, a snuffling of large, wet noses and the distinctive yodeling…

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