If your like me, you may occasionally suffer from migraines. There are many "triggers" that can induce a migraine from chocolate to bright lights. Today, I'd like to talk about chemical triggers. Don't you just love nice fragrant candles or those "plug in" things with fragrant oils? So lovely in the home but watch out because if your sensitive to smells it won't be long before you wake up with a headache! How about your cleaning products? Yes, with so many on the market to choose from, most have harsh chemicals that not only cause migraines but are very harmful to you and your family. Living with migraines doesn't have to be difficult if we just make the minor adjustments in our lives to ensure our optimal health. I'v listed (to the left) some natural/green products I've tried to limit my exposure to all those harmful chemicals. You can make your own or try the link which takes you to a "green cleaning" website that we whole heartily endorse. This is one I use all the time and it really works! All you need is an empty spray bottle (Dollar store), Vinegar, water & Dawn dish soap.
I use equal parts vinegar & Water and a few drops of the dish soap & mix well. Spray on tubs & showers, let sit for about 20 minutes then wipe clean, voila! Now soap scum will ever defeat me again! The same combination will work on carpet stains too! just soak a white towel with the mixture, put on the stain and iron with a hot iron and magically the stain transfers to the cloth! Let us know how you like these suggestions by leaving a comment! I'd love to hear from you!