• How to get better,  Non toxic

    Oil pulling and it’s magical Benefits

    Oil pulling is clearly mentioned in the classic and most esteemed textbook of Ayurveda, the Caraka Samhita. Caraka says this about oil pulling: Keeping of oil gargle provides strength in jaws and voice, development of the face, maximum taste and relish of food. One does not suffer from dryness of throat, lip cracking and teeth become firmly rooted. The teeth do not ache or become sensitive and can chew the hardest food items. Gum health has been linked to heart problems in many studies over the years which is why dentists take such care to support healthy gums. Poor gum health may allow foreign microbes to infiltrate the blood stream and…

  • How to get better,  Non toxic

    Why are store bought ‘’normal’’ deodorants so bad for us?

    Deodorants contain a myriad of unpronounceable ingredients, many of which pose serious health concerns. And putting chemicals on our skin may actually be worse than eating them, because they enter the bloodstream without any filtering. (Whereas when we eat, enzymes in the saliva and Some of the chemicals found in deodorants and antiperspirants are known endocrine disruptors – such as a class of substances called parabens (listed under the names butyl paraben, ethyl paraben, isobutyl paraben, methyl paraben, and propyl paraben). These preservatives prevent the growth of bacteria, mold and yeast, but research shows they negatively impact the body’s endocrine system and produce adverse developmental, reproductive, neurological, and immune effects. Aluminum compounds…

  • Kids,  Non toxic

    Minimize exposure to BPA and Phthalates

    I would like to talk a little bit about BPA or Bisphenol A and Phthalates. It is a chemical that is added to many commercial products, including food containers and hygiene products.  It was first discovered in the 1890s, but chemists in the 1950s realized that it could be mixed with other compounds to produce strong and resilient plastics. BPA is used in hard, clear plastic, like baby bottles. Phthalates help make plastic, like pacifiers, flexible. It is believed that both BPA and phthalates can leach from plastic into food, liquid, and directly into the mouths of children while sucking on pacifiers or teethers. These days, BPA-containing plastics are commonly…