It can take a lot of time to hone in on alternative products or methods to get critical domestic jobs done, and done well. Getting rid of toxic dish soap has been on my mind for a long time, so 1 year ago, I started experimenting. It really took me an entire year to hone … Continue reading Healthy, Sustainable Tools to Wash Dishes – Transition Cost: $38.
Arvid Carlson, pharmacologist, won the nobel prize for Medicine in 2000. In the 1970s he led a successful campaign AGAINST fluoridation in Sweden. In 2000, he wrote: "Sweden rejected fluoridation in the 1970s. Our children have not suffered great tooth decya, and in turn, our citizens have not borne the other hazards fluoride may case. In … Continue reading Fluoride’s Days are Numbered!
Many wonderful people have been addressing the issue and lack of healthy water in communities around the world for many years through non-profits and NGOs. Although these efforts address the most acute threat - microbiological organisms which quickly cause illness and death, they have not addressed the equally lethal contaminants that lead to chronic illness … Continue reading Make homemade ‘charred’ biomass. Filter out industrial and agricultural chemicals in your water.
Bones are an amazing thing. They regrow inside of our bodies and the bodies of animals, millimeter by millimeter, many times throughout our lives. They store minerals, and have a interesting structure. Some native American tribes in the California area used to hunt rodents, and crush/eat the entire animal, bones and all. Today, we often … Continue reading Make your own fluoride filter, from ‘charred’ bones – BIOCHAR aka BONE CHAR!
Have you ever considered wooden dinnerware? At first I thought it would be unhygienic, but after using my wooden bowl for a long time, I stopped worrying about that. I feel comfortable with it. I eat out of it every day, and I great about the fact that it's non toxic. I also like that … Continue reading Non Toxic Dinnerware – Bowls & Plates
Before you read about the water improvement solutions listed below, it is important to know which contaminants reside in your water. This knowledge will allow you to target a solution that effectively cleans your water. Every water source is very different -- different in pH, and in the contaminants present. Read this post first to learn how to assess your water. Short version: … Continue reading Drinking Water: Solutions & Filters
Before you choose a water purification method, you need to find out what contaminants are in your water. Please read this post to learn more about this. During distillation, when heated water transitions from a liquid to a vapor, the molecules "let go" of what is NOT water i.e. contaminants. In the natural water (hydrologic) cycle outside, the vapor condenses into … Continue reading Water Distillation – overview of the AquaNui brand distiller