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?

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