Valentine's day, among the other 364, is another good day to love well. We hope our Valentines Sweet-Heart Gift Guide will provide inspiration for year-round good gift giving to the ones you love: you'll find body-care recipes that are free from toxic dyes and perfumes, sweet treats that you can make at home with thoughtfully sourced ingredients and especially, words to live by, food for your spirit and your heart. Be equipped to love and be loved.
Many commercial pain relieving salves are made with a petroleum base. With the harmful effects of petroleum on our bodies, making our own pain relieving arnica salve at home keeps us safe from chemicals and is much easier than you would expect! This easy recipe uses a base of coconut oil to help soothe away those aches and pains!
by Jessica Espinoza
For anyone who wants to live a healthier life and reduce their exposure to toxins, the first place to look is at our health and beauty products. Commercial products like shampoos, body washes, and soaps are often loaded with toxic chemicals that, with long-term exposure, can create a variety of health problems.