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Blog: Essentials for Natural Wellbeing Tip #4 – Cleansing Part I

In many traditions, cleansing is considered the cornerstone of good health. And for good reason! We normally keep our body so ‘busy’ with its daily regime of digesting, metabolizing, and eliminating, that it simply doesn’t have time (or the resources) to properly detoxify itself. Cleansing gives the body a bit of a ‘breather’… a chance […]

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Blog: Coconut Oil for Beautiful Hair and Skin

Did you know that Coconut Oil makes a great hair and skin moisturizer? It can really help with dry scalp and dandruff, especially at this time of year! For a healing (and heavenly!) evening ritual, run yourself a relaxing bath and, while soaking in it, massage your scalp with 1-2 Tablespoons of warmed coconut oil […]

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Blog: MAKEUP WITH SPF: CHECK THIS OUT IF YOU’RE BREASTFEEDING

Recently we looked at toxic chemicals used in fast-food wrappers, and how they end up entering into our body. These chemicals are known as endocrine disruptors – they disrupt our hormonal systems, and can have especially harmful effects upon the delicate systems of the developing fetus and newborn. Another source of endocrine disruptors can be […]

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Blog: Essentials for Natural Wellbeing: Tip #3

Flax Oil or Fish? Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) – Which is Best? EFAs are considered “essential” because they cannot be produced in the human body, and therefore must be provided through the diet. They play a vital role in many body functions. Omega-3 fatty acids are especially desirable because they promote anti-inflammatory compounds within […]

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Blog: Essentials for Natural Wellbeing: Tip #2

Well, we started off the New Year with a tip about that liquid elixir of life… and though some may argue that coffee competes for that title, I do mean water! Along with the water that we drink, another essential for wellbeing is… touch. Touch is such a simple act – we all know how […]

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Blog: It’s a Medicine Chest in Itself!

It’s one of Nature’s best natural immune boosters and has been used medicinally since the time of the ancient Greeks and Romans… it’s the source of that distinctive, delicious aroma of spaghetti sauce… fittingly, it even hails from the Mediterranean region. What is it? You guessed it:… Oregano! Specifically, the essential oil of Oregano. No […]

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Blog: It’s Official: It’s New Year’s Eve Day!

Wow, it’s the last day of 2010 – tell me, how’d that happen?! One of the great things about this special day, the cusp between the old and new, is that it marks the ideal time to pause and reflect on the year that has passed, and all that we have to be grateful for. […]

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Blog: Essentials for Natural Wellbeing: Tip #1

For starters, hope everyone had a fantastic holiday season, and that you’re as excited as we are about the fresh new year ahead! I thought it timely to talk a little about a precious resource that is essential to life for all of us on this blue planet: Water. It’s also a timely topic because […]

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Blog: A Medicine Chest in Itself!

It’s one of Nature’s best natural immune boosters and has been used medicinally since the time of the ancient Greeks and Romans… it’s the source of that distinctive, delicious aroma of spaghetti sauce… fittingly, it even hails from the Mediterranean region. What is it? You guessed it: Oregano! Specifically, the essential oil of Oregano. No […]

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Blog: POISON IVY RELIEF Tip #1

Calendula Lotion – Sooooothe that itch – to be applied topically. The Calendula flower stems from the pot merigold plant. This flower is said to provide anti-viral, anti-genotoxic and anti-inflammatory properties. These properties help to sooth and comfort the skin. They aid in reducing that irritating itch, and reduce the spread of the rash so […]

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