Essential oils have gained popularity in the U.S. in recent years, and many users swear by them to help with everything from digestion and headaches to sinus infections and stress relief. Essential oils have long been used in alternative, Eastern, and homeopathic medicines and practices because of their effectiveness in treating certain ailments and the relatively low risk of side effects. If you’re looking for a way to grow your hair, either because of thinning or patching, consider using peppermint oil for hair growth. The herb peppermint, which is a cross between water mint and spearmint, grows throughout Europe and North America, so it’s easy to find in abundance. Why do people lose their hair? Hair loss can be the result of heredity, hormonal changes, stress, a poor diet, certain medical conditions, or medications, and it can be a normal part of the aging process. According to the Mayo Clinic , people typically lose 50 to 100 hairs a day, which isn’t noticeable because … [Read more...] about Can peppermint oil help with hair growth?
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Can a mattress pad provide luxurious – and cool – sleep? That’s what ChiliSleep claims its new OOLER Sleep System can deliver. The hydro-powered thermal pad is designed to keep you cool at night by circulating water through a pad placed between your mattress and fitted sheet with the goal of keeping hot sleepers cool, and cold sleepers warm. A control unit sends the water back and forth between it and the pad, sending it out at a temperature you specify (55-100 degrees Fahrenheit). The unit can be operated manually or through a Bluetooth phone app. Through all this, ChiliSleep guarantees a long, restful night’s sleep and a comfortable bed to boot. I set out to see if the OOLER system was really an all-around winner. Pros: Easy to unbox and set up Bluetooth controllable Wide temperature range 90-night trial period Two-year warranty Cons: Design not optimized for all bed and bedroom styles Warm Awake feature not always reliable Unboxing and setup The … [Read more...] about An honest review of the ChiliSleep OOLER Sleep System