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All the Plants in the Garden Love Roman Chamomile!

It has such a nurturing, caring reputation. It’s good at protecting its fellow plants, and some gardeners like to place it near struggling or sick plants so it can support their health. That’s how Roman Chamomile earned the nickname “the plants’ physician.” It’s even said to protect little seedlings that are struggling to thrive! Roman Chamomile likes to offer the

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Benefits and Uses of Shea Butter

All About Shea Butter… The Shea tree has been nicknamed “Tree of Life,” a moniker earned by virtue of its ability to address numerous skin, hair, and health conditions. “Mother Nature’s Conditioner” is a nickname that Shea Butter has earned for its exceptional moisturizing and softening properties. Shea Butter is derived from the kernels of the Shea Tree’s fruits. Used

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Benefits and Uses of Body Butters

All About Butters Natural cosmetic butters are derived from the extracts of natural sources such as seeds/kernels, beans, and nuts. Butters are thicker than creams and lotions because they do not contain water. Their fatty acid profile gives them their solid consistency at room temperature. When added to natural product formulations and emulsions, butters are known to contribute viscosity, stability, and sometimes

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East Indian Sandalwood Oil Improves Atopic Dermatitis in Children

Chronic inflammatory skin disorders such as psoriasis (PS) and atopic dermatitis (AD) can cause pain and irritation and significantly impact patients’ quality of life. Environmental and genetic factors contribute to PS and AD. Although they are 2 distinct disorders, differentiating them during the acute phase is difficult, as both are caused by overproduction of inflammatory cytokines. Symptomatic relief for patients

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Jojoba Oil for Acne; Does it Work?

Jojoba oil, extracted from the seeds of the jojoba shrub, is a common ingredient in acne treatments. But is it effective, and are there any risks? Many people who struggle with acne vulgaris are interested in trying natural, over-the-counter products to reduce the severity of acne or to remove acne scars. Research is still ongoing into the effects of jojoba oil for

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Earth Day; Non-Toxic Cleaners for Your Home

1. All-Purpose Disinfecting Wild Oregano Oil can be added to water in a mister and sprayed around the house to remove bacteria, mold, and viruses in the air. Use a drop or two on a sponge or wet cloth for cleaning kitchen counters, sinks, stoves; and refrigerators in order to remove microbes. You may also use Oil of Oregano with soap to

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