Rose Water Benefits, History, and Uses

Centuries ago, a rose treasured for its decorative beauty was found to have healing properties and has played an important role in society ever since. Rosa Damascena Mill, also known as Damask Rose, is best known as the flower that we just call a rose. It is cultivated all across the world and used for religious … Continue reading Rose Water Benefits, History, and Uses

8 Amazing Benefits of Olive Oil

Olive oil has received well-deserved attention over the last 10-15 years. This is the main ingredient that plays an important role in the Mediterranean diet. For years, studies have shown people who consume this type of diet live longer and enjoy a better quality of life. Olive oil is a lot more than just a … Continue reading 8 Amazing Benefits of Olive Oil

Study Reveals Two Wildflowers Are “Highly Effective” at Killing MRSA

According to a study conducted by researchers at the Cork Institute of Technology (CIT), extracts from two wildflowers, Elecampane and Pulsatilla vulgaris, are highly effective in killing the MRSA superbug. The superbug, Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) is a bacterium that is the root cause for many infections in humans. MRSA can be very difficult to treat because … Continue reading Study Reveals Two Wildflowers Are “Highly Effective” at Killing MRSA

Mommy Bloggers Take Aim At New Diapers

There is an ever growing number of mothers, or “mommy bloggers” voicing their opinions. One of the topics this group has discussed is the possible side effects of a new type of slim-profile Pampers brand diaper manufactured by Proctor & Gamble. The new diapers utilize an advanced form of what the company has dubbed “dry max technology.” … Continue reading Mommy Bloggers Take Aim At New Diapers

Chemicals in tattoo ink face scrutiny from the FDA

There’s a deeply rooted need inside all of us to personalize the everyday items with which we surround ourselves. These personal touches of course vary considerably from one person to the next, but on some level, it’s something each and every one of us does. For some, it’s as simple as the clothing they wear … Continue reading Chemicals in tattoo ink face scrutiny from the FDA

The Benefits of Organic Soap

Most people actively try to minimize the amount of toxins that enter their body. They eat good food, they drink purified water, they breathe purified air, and some even take added measures to detoxify their body. However, what many people don’t realize is that toxins can be absorbed through their skin. No time is this more … Continue reading The Benefits of Organic Soap

10 Benefits of Organic Lovage

Lovage, a member of the parsley family, is a widely-used herb in parts of Europe and southwest Asia. Its use in food and natural healing is nothing new, but it’s also not usually first mentioned, so it isn’t surprising if you haven’t heard of it. Lovage offers a number of health benefits, including supporting kidney health, … Continue reading 10 Benefits of Organic Lovage

6 Health Benefits of Bentonite Clay

Bentonite clay has been traditionally used to promote internal cleansing and has become a popular ingredient in a number of detoxification programs. Many people have used bentonite clay to address symptoms of constipation, like bloating and gas. Some have even cited it as effective against more serious gastrointestinal conditions, like irritable bowel syndrome. Research has also … Continue reading 6 Health Benefits of Bentonite Clay

Health Benefits of Pascalite Clay

Discovered in the early 1930’s in the remote Big Horn Mountains of Wyoming, Pascalite Clay is a calcium bentonite white clay. Chemical analysis of Pascalite Clay confirm it contains: silicon, iron, calcium, magnesium, titanium, sodium, chromium, copper, manganese, barium, cobalt, boron, potassium, vanadium, nickel, cadmium, gallium, strontium, phosphorus, and zirconium. The stuff has a number … Continue reading Health Benefits of Pascalite Clay

What Is Vegetable Glycerin?

Vegetable glycerin, or glycerol, is a clear, odorless liquid produced from plant oils, typically palm oil, soy, or coconut oil. Palm and coconut oils are natural triglyceride mixtures; each triglyceride is composed of three fatty acids esterified with glycerin. Vegetable glycerin has a number of valuable applications that include cosmetic products, foods, and as a replacement … Continue reading What Is Vegetable Glycerin?