Pesticides in my Shampoo, WTF

Sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS) & Sodium laureth sulfate (SLES) Endocrine Disruptor Yes, you read the title correct my friends. One of the most common ingredients in all of our soaps, body washes, shampoos and even in our toothpaste is actually used as a pesticide. This chemical is responsible for the amazing suds you get when... Continue Reading →

Essential Oil Basics

NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ESSENTIAL OILS The use of Authentic Essential Oils commonly known as Aromatherapy is derived from the ancient practice of using plant essences for personal care, beauty, health and longevity. Essential Oils are made by using different extraction processes like: Co2, steam distillation or cold-pressing. These processes force open pockets and allows... Continue Reading →

Introduction to Aromatherapy

History of Essential Oils Aromatherapy dates back all the way to the amazing and mysterious Kingdom of Sheba, located in what is now known as Ethiopia. Ethiopia is where the most ancient remains of our distant ancestor have been found. Sheba is where the three maji (wise men) came from who greeted the infant baby... Continue Reading →

Gluten, the sticky stuff!

Gluten Endocrine Disruptor Where do I begin when talking about Gluten? I have always known that bread was not for me even though I love it. When “gluten-free” became all the rage I thought it was just a new health food fad or another scam just like soy was in the early 90’s and that... Continue Reading →

Endocannabinoid System Explained

Endocannabinoid System The truth is, we all have what is known as an Endocannabinoid System (ECS) located within the bodies of all mammals, animals and humans alike - a key homeostatic regulator in the body. This complex signaling network plays a role in almost every physiological system throughout the body of all mammals. This system... Continue Reading →

The dairy industry had us all fooled

Milk Does the Body Harm Endocrine Disruptor The definition of milk by Merriam-Webster; Dairy, an opaque fluid, rich in fat and protein, secreted by female mammals for the nourishment of their young. The definition says it all, dairy is meant to feed the young of the animal it came from. The USDA food pyramid recommends... Continue Reading →

Ferment This!!!!

Kombucha and other fermented foods have become very popular over the last ten years or so partially due to the teachings of the Weston A. Price Foundation and new science showing the gut-brain connection. Ninety percent of our serotonin is produced in the digestive tract. Serotonin is a brain neurotransmitter often referred to as a... Continue Reading →

What the Hell is an Endocrine Disrupter!!

If you are curious as to what an endocrine disruptor is you opened the right blog! Endocrine disruptors are chemicals and sometimes natural substances that may interfere with the body’s endocrine system and produce adverse developmental, reproductive, neurological, and immune effects in both humans and wildlife. Bare with me I get a little into the... Continue Reading →

Reishi: A Magical Medicinal Mushroom

  The lingzhi mushroom, commonly recognized as Reishi and known for millennia as the "Divine Fungus" or “Mushrooms of Immortality”. Lingzhi is a species complex that encompasses several fungal species of the genus Ganoderma. There are three common species that grow in the Eastern United States, they are all basically the same mushroom growing from... Continue Reading →

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