Hidden in perfumes, scented lotions, food packaging and even synthetic leathers are chemicals called phthalates. Most people in the United States are exposed to phthalates, and levels tend to be higher in women than men.
NB: works on stinging nettles too ! :-D Soothe Rashes: For poison ivy rashes, the Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry recommends rubbing the infected area with the lining of a banana peel for a temporary cooling effect. (Design by Lauren Wade)
Beijing Faces Criticism After Flood Kills At Least 37
China may think it owns the world (including areas that obviously fall outside its historical territorial jurisdiction like parts of the Spratlys) now because of all its money but it's still subject to the laws of nature. And karma.
Meditating Can Actually Change Your DNA The benefits of mindfulness meditation just keep piling up. Meditation is good for you. We don't need to tell you that. The chorus of voices extolling the virtues of mindfulness is never-ending.