3 Ways to Support Your Overall Wellness

Immunity is on everyone’s mind these days. While it’s absolutely important to support our body’s immune system from the inside out, it’s also an important time to think about our overall wellness. The roots of ‘wellness’ date back to ancient India, China, Greece & Rome. But today, wellness has gone mainstream, and many of us […]

Do-it-Yourself Skin Care

Eating a healthy diet (free of processed foods), keeping well hydrated, avoiding excessive sun exposure (which causes photo-ageing), exercising regularly (to enhance circulation and detoxification) and avoiding smoking, are keys to healthy skin. Using safe and clean cosmetics can go a long way to preserve and protect your precious exterior. A great way to customize […]

Top Collagen Questions, Answered

Collagen is HOT these days! With people singing its praises for promoting plump, youthful skin and strong joints, this protein powerhouse is really helping people feel and look their best. However, even with its soaring popularity, collagen is a relatively new player in the supplement field. Here are answers to the top eight questions about […]

Practice Self-Love with Carrier Oils

Carrier oils are much like the oils you cook with, only they are used for cosmetic purposes. The term “carrier” is used simply because they are often used to dilute essential oils in order to be able to safely apply them to the skin. The therapeutic value of both the carrier oils and the essential […]

Collagen Continues to Reign in 2020

Winter can be harsh on your skin, hair and nails. Wind, cold, and dryness can all affect how you look and feel. If you want to improve your appearance in the winter and beyond, then you should know about 3 proteins; collagen, elastin, and keratin. These three structural proteins are so vital to the way […]

Send Dry Skin Packing This Winter

Winter season plagues many with dryness, leaving skin more exposed to all the bugs that are frequently airborne. Anyone who has tried knows that hand sanitizers offer disinfection at a price: pain. Alcohol on broken skin burns and children especially complain. The more alcohol that contacts your skin, the less moisture remains, leaving hands often […]

Sow the Seeds of Better Health with Vitamin E

The ability of plants to synthesize their own vitamin E is among the critical biochemical processes for the evolution of life on earth. The antioxidant properties of the entire spectrum of tocopherols and tocotrienols within seeds gives them the resiliency to exploit a wide variety of ecological niches throughout the world. Vitamin E within seeds protects their […]

What’s the Buzz about Mānuka Honey?

Mānuka honey has unique properties. It is earthier and richer than other honey, with a deeper flavour profile and a thicker, more viscous consistency. It also has unique chemical compounds.

 

For centuries, the Māori of New Zealand used the mānuka tree in aboriginal folk medicine. Bark and leaves were boiled, the vapour inhaled for head colds, […]

Why Castor Oil has been around for Centuries

Castor Oil: An Overview

Castor oil has been used from antiquity, its first recorded medicinal use goes back to the time of the Ebers papyrus, an ancient Egyptian medical treatise. Castor oil is a viscous, pale yellow vegetable oil pressed from the bean (in truth a seed) of the castor plant, which grows best in wet, […]

Silver can Save your School Year

It’s once again the start of a new school year, which is an exciting time to rekindle your love of learning and reconnect with the friends you haven’t seen in three months.  Everyone will be catching up and sharing their fun summer adventure stories.  However, that’s not the only thing shared during this time of […]