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?

20 Health Benefits of Fasting for Whole Body Wellness

Fasting has been recognized for its many health benefits dating back to Hippocrates. These benefits extend to everything from better weight management, improved cardiovascular health, healthier blood composition, and better cell recycling, among many others. Although there is not an abundance of research on fasting in humans, a growing number of health experts believe that … Continue reading 20 Health Benefits of Fasting for Whole Body Wellness

10 Powerful Thyme Herb Benefits for Your Health

There are few things a sprig of thyme won’t make immensely better. This versatile herb blends well with a myriad of flavors and is packed full of health-promoting compounds, vitamins, antioxidants, and other nutrients. Thyme belongs to the genus Thymus which is part of the mint family and closely related to oregano—another powerful herb. Native to the Southern … Continue reading 10 Powerful Thyme Herb Benefits for Your Health

3 Elderberry Benefits to Boost Your Wellness

Elderberry, scientific name Sambucus nigra, comes from the elder tree, which is native to Europe and parts of Asia and Africa. It also grows across the United States and Canada. Many cultures have appreciated and relied on the elder tree for everything from musical instruments to food and medicine. In medieval Europe, the elder tree was … Continue reading 3 Elderberry Benefits to Boost Your Wellness

Rosacea: Symptoms and Natural Remedies

Earlier this year, researchers at Stanford University identified genes connected to Rosacea. [1] Maybe this knowledge will help create better treatments for those suffering from this skin condition. In the meantime, there are simple, inexpensive natural remedies to help heal and reduce the dry skin, itchiness, and redness of rosacea. What Is Rosacea? Rosacea is a chronic … Continue reading Rosacea: Symptoms and Natural Remedies

8 Uses for Organic Beeswax

Beeswax is an amazing natural substance that can be used in many ways to improve our lives. A book could be written about its uses… and probably has been written. It’s essential to purchase organic beeswax. In order to be certified organic, chemicals cannot be used on land within 3 miles of the beehive, as this … Continue reading 8 Uses for Organic Beeswax

How Turmeric Keeps You Looking Young

If you’ve been reading this blog for quite awhile, you’re probably already familiar with the wonderful benefits and uses of turmeric. Research on this ancient spice commonly used in Indian cooking and Ayurvedic practices continues to mount, with science already firmly establishing it as protective of the cardiovascular system, [1] supporter of healthy cholesterol levels, [2] and a potent free … Continue reading How Turmeric Keeps You Looking Young