Why Everyone Is Suddenly Using Crystal Deodorant (& You Should, Too!)

Back in the 1980s, before the term “natural” was cool, a pioneering company known as Crystal developed a natural deodorant from a hunk of French-sourced mineral salt that looks like a crystal and deodorizes without harmful chemicals. While it’s had somewhat of a cult following in the decades since, with healthier, alternative products now all the rage, Crystal deodorants have been thrust into the spotlight… [read more]

9 Natural & Painless Ways To Stop Overeating

There are many things that can contribute to overeating, from stress and the pressure of demands to hormones, lack of sleep and more. All of those things can add up to going crazy at the buffet, or gorging on a gallon of ice cream at home. In the short term, it can make you feel uncomfortably full, but do this too often, and there’s little… [read more]

The Shocking Dangers Of Plug-In Air Fresheners & Homemade Alternatives

Many people don’t even think twice about using a chemical air freshener. They plug it in and enjoy “Summer Breeze,” “Autumn Spice,” “Cleansing Rain,” or what have you, thinking it’s a great way to fill the air with a pleasant scent, without realizing that it could very well be harming their health, as well as the health of their family, pets and unborn children too.… [read more]

4 Reasons You Should Never Use Petroleum Jelly & What To Use Instead

Found in medicine cabinets throughout the country for more than 150 years, petroleum jelly (also known as petrolatum or mineral oil) is a topical ointment used to treat everything from dry skin to nose bleeds to chest colds. Originally packaged and sold as a cure-all, scientific studies on petroleum jelly have revealed that it really doesn’t measure up to the hype. Here are four reasons… [read more]

5 Best Essential Oil Diffusers Of 2017 – We Reveal The Best

In a hurry? If you don’t have time to read our in depth guide to each essential oil diffuser but simply want to know our pick of the best – then the answer is the AromaFuse Essential Oil Diffuser from Plant Therapy available here. With its super long runtime, whisper quiet operation and one year warranty, it won this years pick as “Best Essential Oil… [read more]

How To Make A Superfood Spirulina Face Mask For Blemish Free Skin

Being green in the face usually isn’t a positive thing, but when you use this nourishing spirulina face mask it is. It’s packed with raw food nutrition to keep your skin glowing and fresh. It’s great for all skin types, from acne prone to dry. It’s quick and easy to whip up, making it the perfect weekday mask for some extra pampering! Spirulina This green… [read more]

20 Planet Saving Items That Pay For Themselves Tenfold

There’s a high cost for living in a throwaway culture. The never-ending appetite to consume and toss away only to consume again is not only expensive in the long run, it drains the earth of finite resources and creates environmental and ecological disasters like the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. The glut of cheap, disposable goods may be a thing of convenience for the end user… [read more]

10 Incredible Health Benefits Of Gotu Kola

Gotu kola may not be all that well known to westerners, but it enjoys legendary status in Asia, where it’s sometimes referred to as the “fountain of life,” thanks to the story of an herbalist who was said to have extended his life by more than 200 years by taking it daily. This plant that comes from Asian wetlands, contains a high concentration of unique… [read more]

5 Convincing Reasons You Should Save The Cabbage Water

While cabbage water may sound like a very unusual beverage to consume, surprisingly, it may be one of the best things you can do for your body. This true “superfood” is known as such thanks to its incredible medicinal properties. Why is cabbage water so beneficial? It’s loaded with polyphenols, rich in calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, sulfur, potassium, and iodine, as well as containing vitamins… [read more]

10 Brilliant Benefits Of Borage Oil

Borage oil is derived from a wildflower known as borage, or “starflower.” It has a long history of both medicinal and culinary use that dates back hundreds of years. The oil is best known for providing a high level of gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), a fatty acid with strong anti-inflammatory properties. Of the three oils that are good sources of GLA, blackcurrant seed, evening primrose and… [read more]