6 Reasons Beer Might Be Good For You

Is it? Read on to find out and decide for yourself. More and more studies have shown that moderate consumption of alcohol has great health benefits. I have scoured the web for information on what the specific benefits moderate consumption of beer has on our bodies. You’ll find links to my sources at the bottom of this article. Note that …

Beeswax: Nature’s Most Versatile Ingredient

Beeswax is a natural wax produced by honey bees who then use it to form the cells needed for honey-storage within the beehive. Beeswax is naturally a yellow or brown color due to the mixing of pollen oils into the wax. There are man-made versions of beeswax that are manufactured to look just like natural beeswax. Do you research and …

Witch Hazel

Witch hazel is another common ingredient used in many DIY recipes. The Witch Hazel referred to most commonly is a distilled witch hazel extract which is distilled from the entire plant. Witch hazel contains chemicals called tannins which is a polyphenol that acts as an astringent. Witch Hazel, when distilled correctly, also contains flavonoid compounds which work to fight free …

Castile Soap: A Safe, Affordable Solution for a Toxin-Free Home

Castile soap originated in Castile, Spain. Castile soap traditionally was made with olive oil and animal fat. Today there are many variations. You can find Castile soap as a solid or a liquid and made from vegetable oils like palm, coconut. hemp, jojoba and olive. Castile soap is a great cleaning product to use as it usually contains only vegetable …

The Cleaning Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

Due to its antimicrobial properties, Apple Cider Vinegar is a fantastic cleaning agent. Raw, unfiltered vinegar contains all the bacteria fighting benefits that most commercial vinegars lack. First, make sure you have a Raw Apple Cider Vinegar with “The Mother” in it. The Mother is a cloudy substance you’ll notice inside of it. We prefer Bragg Organic ACV as we …