1. Amazing Uses for Hydrosols!

    Amazing Uses for Hydrosols!

    Amazing Uses for Hydrosol Sprays

    Many of us don’t think twice before using canned aerosol sprays. After all, no one wants to smell stinky odors and we all want to have fresh smelling homes. But are we unknowingly exposing ourselves to chemicals? There is no law in the United States that requires products of any kind to list chemicals used i

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  2. What is Activated Charcoal?

    What is Activated Charcoal?

    Activated Charcoal

     

    When most people hear of charcoal, they think of the black, rock like substance used at cookouts to start grill fires. But did you know there is another form of charcoal that has many health benefits? Activated charcoal can be formed from

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  3. How to Use Castor Oil

    How to Use Castor Oil

     

    How to Use Castor Oil

     

    Castor oil is a substance extracted from the seeds of the Ricinus communis plant.  Castor beans contain ricin, which is a toxic enzyme that loses its toxic properties when it is processed through high temperatures. Castor oil, in its processed form is used for many alternative remedies. It can be a

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  4. What is Tamanu Oil?

    What is Tamanu Oil?

     

    Tamanu oil is known scientifically as calophyllum inophyllum, which is a medicinal tree found in Polynesia and on islands in the Pacific Ocean. Tamanu Oil is extracted from the seeds of the calophyllum inophyllum tree and is typically used in the topical treatment of skin injuries from burns, infected wounds and various skin diseases such as urticaria and eczema.

    A scientific

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  5. Benefits of Body Butter

    Benefits of Body Butter

    Body butters

     

    Body butters are a luxurious comfort item that not only moisturize the skin but also enrich it with vitamins and nutrients. Thicker than lotions, they promote wellness for the skin and can help your skin look younger and can reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles.

     

    To properly use these amazing substances,

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  6. What are Carrier Oils?

    What are Carrier Oils?

    Carrier oils

     

    Carrier oils are widely used to dilute essential oils and other organic compounds before they are applied to the skin or used in alternative therapy modalities. They are named carrier oils because they “carry” the essential oil or other organic item into the skin. Using carrier oils is a common safety practice when using ess

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  7. What is Mica Powder?

    What is Mica Powder?

    What is Mica Powder?

    Mica is a color additive powder obtained from the naturally occurring mineral, muscovite mica which contains potassium aluminum silicate. Currently, there is no definition or regulation to differentiate between natural and synthetic mica powder though synthetic mica must still contain FDA approved color additives to be considered cosmetic grade. This

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  8. Life Hack- How to Make Natural Deodorant

    Life Hack- How to Make Natural Deodorant

    Antiperspirant types of deodorants, especially those containing chemicals such as aluminum are not recommended by holistic health practitioners because the body has processes it uses to detoxify itself. When you place toxic chemicals into your sweat glands, your body cannot fully rid itself of toxins.

     

    You can make your own natural deodorant with the following recipes:

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  9. The Basics of Beeswax - What is it? How to Use it to benefit your life!

    The Basics of Beeswax - What is it? How to Use it to benefit your life!

    The Basics of Beeswax

    Beeswax is a substance produced by worker bees, which is secreted by glands on the bee’s abdomen. It is naturally a yellow-brownish color, but can also be purified to different shades of yellow or even white. Beeswax has been used since ancient times for its amazing benefits. Ancient Egyptians and Roman cultures used b

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  10. Are Essential Oils Safe During Pregnancy?

    Are Essential Oils Safe During Pregnancy?

    Are Essential Oils Safe During Pregnancy?

    Pregnancy can be an amazing yet difficult time in a woman’s life. Many women turn to holistic remedies to find relief and comfort.  Essential oils can be a great natural remedy but are all essential oils safe for use during pregnancy? This article will discuss the pregnancy safe and unsafe essential oils!

    As stated by Dr. Jill Edwards w

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