Essential oils have been used for eons as a healing tool. They are mentioned numerous times in ancient sacred texts for anointing and healing the sick. The Christ child was rubbed with frankincense and myrrh at birth. Diseases occur when the body’s vibrational frequency drops below a certain point and essential oils work by raising the bodies vibrational frequency. This can only be achieved by organic therapeutic grade essential oils.
We are all exposed to millions of man-made chemicals on a daily basis. It is in fact almost impossible to escape exposure – our water is contaminated, the air we breathe is far from clean, the food we eat (if not organic) is laden with toxins, and the products we use for personal and household [...]
Over the last century there has been an enormous increase in the number of chemicals that we come into contact with throughout our everyday lives.
Chemicals are present in the houses we live in, the food we eat, the water we drink, the toiletries and cosmetics we use, even in the air that we breathe. With over 70,000 in existence, escape from contact with chemicals is impossible, as they now exist in virtually every facet of our modern lives.
Therefore, it may come as a shock to discover over 85% of the commonly used chemicals that we encounter so regularly have not even had minimum safety testing and there is no obligation on the chemical industry to properly assess the chemicals they sell or to use safer alternatives.
Before you leave the house in the morning, it’s likely you will wash yourself with soap or shower gel, shampoo your hair, use some deodorant or aftershave or maybe apply some make-up.
These are things you do without thinking; they are a mundane part of an everyday routine. But this routine might be more damaging than [...]
Ultimately, it should be remembered that you couldn’t possibly avoid everything! Follow the advice given below for tips on how you can reduce your contact with chemicals. Pregnant women and small children should take extra care, as they are most at risk.
PVC plastic frequently contains phthalates, which evidence has suggested could be hormone disrupters, so [...]
A number of home cleaning products are likely to contain toxic ingredients: bleach, brass or other metal polishes, drain cleaner, carpet cleaner, room deodorizer, dishwashing detergent, fabric softener, laundry detergent, anti-cling sheets, mould and mildew cleaner, mothballs and spot remover all usually contain irritating or toxic substances.
However, you will probably not find the ingredients [...]
Professor Samue S Epstein, Issue 48, Caduceus Magazine
Do you ever think about the long term impact your daily use of toiletries and cosmetics may be having on your health? Scientific research has long shown that many ingredients in these products pose serious long-term health risks – and are even found in most well-known ethical brands [...]
by Karen and Douglas Gibbens
Do you know there are potentially harmful ingredients in over 90% of the personal care products on the market, products you and your family probably use? You can find these in ingredients in toothpaste, shampoos, conditioners, moisturisers, sunscreens, deodorants, and the list goes on. Some especially potentially harmful ingredients you [...]
by Linda Bonvie
Ten years ago a consumer revolt against alar, a carcinogenic ripening agent used on apples, resulted in a government ban on the chemical largely due to concerns about its possible effects on children. According to the Environmental Working Group, a highly respected Washington D.C. based environmental organisation, “Nothing’s changed. Children’s foods are just [...]
by Anthea Torr
For many years now it has been patently obvious that a state of emergency exists on the Earth and man’s lack of wisdom and respect for the unity of all things, is the cause. The Western culture seems to have lost the connection with the sacredness of life and as a result we [...]