Bleach Alternative

Bleach Alternative

Bleach is one of those questionable ingredients to have in your home. Do your research – here is one site’s overview: https://www.isitbadforyou.com/questions/is-bleach-bad-for-you I choose not to have this in my home.  I know myself and anything with a...
Homemade Body Butter

Homemade Body Butter

I have never been one for using lotions much.  Living in the mid-west, I did not tend towards dryness.  I kept my skin moisturized with the daily practice of abhyanga.  This practice uses less saturated fatty oils such as almond, sesame or jojoba.  Now that I am in an...
Why We Don’t Heal

Why We Don’t Heal

Recently I was lead to view a Caroline Myss talk titled Why We Don’t Heal.  This held a powerful message which I have carried with me in many ways and circumstances.  I have been doing some “unwinding” of sorts with my own health issues.  My birthday in May, and...

Oil Pulling Therapy

Oil pulling is a daily habit I started back in 2008 and I cannot imagine a day without it. This is definitely one daily habit I have held on to through life’s ups and downs.  I keep a small jar of coconut oil and a spoon in my nightstand drawer and take my scoop...

Pet Health

The Saturday before Easter I had the privileged to hear Nancy Brandt DVM speak on Chemical Free pets – Animals and Essential Oils.   Much of her talk focused on how our pets are in essence the “canary in the coal mine” of our home environment and neighborhoods.  ...