Anti Inflammatory/Bacterial/Viral, Pain-Killer Salve!

There are a lot of over-the counter pain killers, as well as anti inflammatory pills, creams, lotions and salves that you will find at Walgreens, but some of them carry serious side effects, that we are now seeing quantified in scientific research, such as Ibuprofen for one week reduced egg-producing cells in ovaries by 50%! … Continue reading Anti Inflammatory/Bacterial/Viral, Pain-Killer Salve!

Laundry detergent is killing you slowly. Not your mother’s washing machine…

Before we get into this, let's state the price.  That's what we all need to know!  Switch your toxic laundry detergent to a safe alternative for $13, right now.  The toxic Arm & Hammer jug, of 128 loads-worth of detergent costs $12.  The Laundry Wash from http://www.MyGreenFills.com of 50 loads-worth costs $12.95 to start, and … Continue reading Laundry detergent is killing you slowly. Not your mother’s washing machine…

What’s the deal with Canola oil? Also known as rapeseed oil.

Is canola oil healthy?  Or is canola oil bad for you? I've never heard convincing information supporting the claim that canola oil is a healthy oil.  The same goes for grapeseed oil and safflower oil.  The local organic grocery store uses canola oil in almost all of their prepared foods...they use it like it's going … Continue reading What’s the deal with Canola oil? Also known as rapeseed oil.

Deodorant – Recipes & Application

To learn about deodorant myths vs. truth, read this post.  This post focuses on deodorant recipes and the nuance of applying these non-toxic alternatives.  If you don't want to make your own, the only plastic-free, non-toxic deodorant brand I know of is Organic Essence Confidence Deodorant.  The EO spray is also recommended. P.S. never apply anything … Continue reading Deodorant – Recipes & Application

Moisturizer

This recipe makes approx. 1/2 cup, or about a 4 ounce jelly jar's worth. Ingredients 3.5 ounces beef tallow***  (1/2 cup melted) - you can purchase beef tallow at www.fatworks.com -- they also sell their products through Amazon.  If you'd like to make your own tallow, it can certainly be done!  Mommypotamus has a wonderful tutorial on rendering - it can be … Continue reading Moisturizer