Natural Health and Wellness

Many of the household cleaning supplies and personal care products on the market are full of harmful chemicals. Learn about what to avoid, how to replace them with safer, greener, more natural alternatives, plus some useful recipes!

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Top 10 Essential Oils for Cold and Flu

Top 10 Essential Oils for Cold and Flu

Essential oils are growing ever more popular to help combat cold and flu. We've put together this article to explain why they may be good additions to your household, which ones are best, and how to use them! Because of their chemical composition, essential oils are...

16 Best Natural Immune Boosters, Backed by Science

16 Best Natural Immune Boosters, Backed by Science

Cold and flu season is upon us! Many of us look to drugs as a easy way to keep us healthy. However, drugs tend to contain simple components and bacteria are constantly finding ways to adapt so these components are no longer effective. This results in...

Soaps, Suds, and Sodium Lauryl/Laureth Sulfate

Soaps, Suds, and Sodium Lauryl/Laureth Sulfate

Cosmetic companies and the FDA don’t seem to have a problem with Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) and Sodium Laureate Sulfate (SLES), so why should I? You may have heard about these two chemicals, but didn't know why people do what they can to avoid them. Here’s the deal...

What Chemicals Are You Eating/Wearing?

What Chemicals Are You Eating/Wearing?

Did you know your food is laced with all kinds of man-made chemicals? Pesticides and preservatives, plastic packaging and food storage containers, non-stick coatings - all of these chemicals seep into the food you eat on a daily basis. Did you know that your skin is...

STOP Using Super Glue on Your Cuts and Cracked Skin!

STOP Using Super Glue on Your Cuts and Cracked Skin!

Krazy Glue or Super Glue is made from a chemicals called cyanoacrylate (such as ethyl-2 cyanoacrylate and methyl-2 cyanoacrylate). Used for a variety of household applications, it is also used in the cosmetic industry to glue false nails in place....

Respiratory Bath Soak Recipe

Respiratory Bath Soak Recipe

Respiratory Bath Soak Recipe:
– 1 tbsp carrier oil such as fractionated coconut oil, olive oil, grapeseed, etc
– 2-5 drops of DeconChest essential oil
– 1 cup epsom salts
Mix Deconchest essential oil blend with carrier oil of choice. Add to epsom salts and mix well. Pour into bath water and soak for 15-20 minutes.

Essential Oils for Nausea

Essential Oils for Nausea

Using essential oils for nausea - morning sickness , stomach flu, motion sickness, post op surgery, etc. Inhalation of essential oils can be a safe, effective, and non-invasive way to help nausea for all ages. It is not meant to cure the underlying issue, however it...

Bacteria: The Good and Bad

Bacteria: The Good and Bad

Like it or not, we all have bacteria, both inside and outside of our bodies. Some of it is good and some of it is bad. Good bacteria is crucial for optimal health, whereas bad bacteria is harmful. In our efforts to eradicate the bad bacteria, we often also kill the...

Cleaning, Naturally

Cleaning, Naturally

When I first discovered the harmful chemicals in everyday cleaning products and body care, there were no such things as “green” cleaners. There were few if any recipes. Today, a quick search on the internet will yield hundreds if not thousands of recipes for green or...

Essential Oil Rollerball Recipes

Essential Oil Rollerball Recipes

NOTE: All essential oils and blends should be patch tested first if you have never used them (when using on skin). Patch test a carrier oil + essential oil blend first by putting a few drops of the blended oils onto skin. Wait 10 minutes to see if there is a reaction....

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