Mason Jar Insect Repellent

This is an attractive and effective substitute for toxic outdoor insect repellents. Supplies 4 Mason jars Cedarwood, Lavender, Lemon and Thieves essential oils 2 fresh lemons 2 fresh limes 8 sprigs fresh rosemary Filtered water Floating tea light candles   Directions Slice the lemons and limes – two slices for each jar. Set aside. Place two sprigs of rosemary in […]

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How Healthy is Your House?

Indoor air could be making you very sick. There’s one rule of thumb among the health-conscious that says, “If you see it advertised, don’t buy it.” It makes sense, really. If the product is something you want, you don’t need an ad to convince you to buy it. Products that are advertised are generally those that people wouldn’t buy otherwise. […]

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Water, the One Change.

Water Choices At some point, everyone asks the same question: “If you could recommend just ONE thing to help me be healthier, what would it be?” The answer is, “Change your water!” If you need one simple thing you can ‘plug-into’  your life, then the first answer is always water! A well-hydrated body is essential for optimal cell function, repair, […]

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Homemade Toothpaste

Most commercial toothpastes are largely chemical cocktails with toxic fluoride added. Fluoride in particular is known to actually decrease intelligence, dull the mind and make people more docile. There is absolutely no reason to consume it in any form. While there are a handful of non-fluoride toothpastes available for sale, it’s really not that hard to make a healthy and […]

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Natural Burn Remedies

Minor burns are a fairly common occurrence. If you’re like most people, you have some sort of topical spray or salve that you got from the drug store. These are “modern conveniences” but – believe it or not – they aren’t better than what people have been using for many, many centuries. Here are a few remedies you can make […]

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Personal Water Filtration is Essential

We all need clean water for basic survival. Even though most people don’t drink as much water every day as they should, water is still the main ingredient in most of what they do drink, including sodas, prepared coffee beverages, fruit juices and more. And that water – which is almost always municipal tap water – is of very questionable […]

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Household Solutions

Warning: Most Green Cleaning Products Contain Glycol Ethers   Commercial cleaning products, even “green” ones like Simple Green, clean faster than soap and water can. But this is because they contain small amounts of the most powerful grease-cutting class of chemicals known — glycol ethers. Overexposure to glycol ethers can cause anemia, intoxication, and irritation of the eyes and nose. […]

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