Nontoxic DIY

How To Make a Detox Mineral Bath at Home

How To Make a Detox Mineral Bath at Home

Transdermal mineral therapy refers to bringing in minerals through the skin. This is what what was going on in those Azorian hot springs. No wonder why I felt so great! When you soak in a mineral-rich bath, you take in minerals from the skin. This can ease up any mineral-deficiency symptoms like anxiety, irritability, headaches, muscle weakness, fatigue, arthritis, muscle/bone/joint pain, dizziness, tremors, cramps, heart palpitations.

I was determined to bring this experience back home, and my husband was opposed to drilling our backyard to hit the earth's crust. So I crafted up a recipe using mineral-rich substances like sea salts, epsom salts and magnesium crystals.

5 Free & Easy Things You Can Do To Reduce Toxic Load

5 Free & Easy Things You Can Do To Reduce Toxic Load

We have, on average, 700 synthetic chemicals in our bodies. 

We are constantly exposed to many environmental pollutants, drugs and dietary components. The majority of these chemicals have not been tested for safety in human health. As Kelly Brogran, MD points out, we have an “innocent until proven guilty” approach when it comes to chemicals in pharmaceuticals, food, personal care products, cookware, and other everyday items. Unfortunately, we are starting to understand that not only do these toxicants impact us negatively, but combinations of these toxicants can exacerbate their harmful effects, something referred to as the “cocktail effect”.

Homemade All Natural Deodorant

Homemade All Natural Deodorant

A few years back I swore off deodorant. It was a vice I clung to for far too long because, well, I didn't want to be stinky. I'm crunchy enough as it is.

But once you've learned something, you really can't unlearn it (try as you might). I had known for awhile how bad antiperspirants and deodorants can be, so eventually I had to give them up.