Lavender is much loved for its delightful aroma and relaxing properties. Lavender, or Lavandula Angustifolia to differentiate from its mint family relatives, has been used for centuries to treat a wide variety of complaints and ailments. Health Benefits of Lavender Below are just some of the many benefits of and uses for lavender. 1. Improves […]

Goldenseal is one of the most popular herbs used worldwide today. It has been used for centuries in various different cultures to treat ailments ranging from respiratory issues to urinary tract infections. This helpful herb contains antibiotic, anti-inflammatory, and astringent properties, making it a powerful, all-natural remedy. Health Benefits of Goldenseal Because of its antibacterial […]

If you’ve never looked at the ingredients in your makeup, the list of excessively long names would shock you. While many of us don’t understand what these ingredients actually are, we do know that such a long list of ingredients for something that goes onto our skin is no good. In fact, there are many […]

  Tea tree is an essential oil that is extracted from the Australian native tree, Melaleuca alternifolia—or more commonly called the tea tree. The indigenous Bundjalung natives of Australia have used this essential oil for thousands of years. They believed tea tree oil could treat a number of common diseases and illnesses and therefore used […]

Jojoba is a desert plant, a forested, perennial bush that is native to the deserts of Arizona, New Mexico, and the dry California regions. As the seasons change, the leaves do not shed and instead stay intact. The plant takes three years to mature and flowers to grow and become harden pods. In these pods […]

Bone broth is an ingredient that has been used for centuries to alleviate ailments from stomach pain to malnourishment. It is especially useful in addressing arthritis pain and cellulite. Bone broth contains many minerals and provides it in a form that our bodies can easily digest. Some of these minerals include glucosamine (which alleviates joint […]

Hormones hold a massive role in the human body, and can greatly impact your health and behavior. Imbalances in your hormones can be repaired, permitting a healthy lifestyle. Certain studies are looking to see how well hormones can impact the body, such as healing brain trauma. Hormone imbalance symptoms typically include weight gain, PMS, trouble […]

Using non-toxic cleaners is a great way to remove the toxins from your home. Commercial cleaners, like laundry detergent, fabric softener and fabric stain removers, can leave toxins lingering in the air and around your home. Aside from these chemicals, it is a huge money saver to create your own cleaners using natural ingredients. The […]

When our pets are suffering from allergies, it can be hard to know which way to turn in terms of treatment. Prescription medications can worsen the condition, adding more symptoms than the illness gives. As more pet parents make the change to natural treatments, many effective allergy remedies have been discovered that work wonders for […]

Anyone who has a cat knows that our feline friends will go absolutely bananas over the herb. Catnip has the appearance of dried grass with similar behavior to the Valerian plant. Cats can’t help but lick, roll and eat it. They may act as though they are on some crazy drugs, but in reality catnip […]

My hands can get pretty rough and dry during the gardening season, a typical result of the harsh scrubbing to remove all the dirt on my hands. No amount of hand cream could do much, and I rarely cared for the scent of the brands I tried. Not to mention that crazy long ingredient list […]