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We Care About the Environment

Deforestation Deforestation is a worldwide problem.  Trees are an important natural resource that we should protect.  We have decided to donate to an organization that plants trees to give back to our environment.  We will be planting trees in two areas of the world. We chose to plant trees domestically here in the United States because we want to support our local environment.  To accomplish this, we will be planting trees in Appalachia, which is a cultural region that stretches from the Southern Tier of New York to Northern Alabama and Georgia.  We will also be planting trees in Indonesia,...

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What is Aromatherapy?

Aromatherapy is the use of essential oils (which are derived from plants) as a complementary health approach.  Essential oils used in aromatherapy are extracted from various parts of the plant and then distilled.  The highly concentrated oils can then be inhaled directly or indirectly or applied to the skin through massage. Does it work? Research on the effectiveness is limited.  Well controlled studies are expensive to conduct, and many essential oils are not that expensive leaving little margin for a company to perform such a study.  Aromatherapy is thought to work by stimulating smell receptors in the nose, which then...

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The Power of Plants

Healing Herbs Are All Around Us. Powerful healing remedies can be found all around you in common everyday plants.  They are easy to overlook, many of them we would consider weeds in our modern society.  Our ancestors would have relied on medicinal plants as remedies to what ails them.  We seem to have forgotten most of these skills.  Now, when we go to the doctor, they prescribe a pill for us to take which has fractured this knowledge of medicinal plants that was passed on from generation to generations before ours.  Take a look at these herbs that you may...

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Product Ingredients

Quality of Ingredients There are a lot of choices out there when it comes to making handmade soaps and other bath and body products. We think that selecting the right ingredients is crucial to having a top quality product. We believe we all should strive to reduce our exposure to the number of chemicals we expose ourselves to on a daily basis. If you were to start reading the ingredients of your “soaps” and other bath and body products you might be surprised what you would see. USDA Certified Organic We use mostly USDA Certified Organic plant based oils in...

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