Raw organic honey is one of the treasures of our world. It’s taste, its nutritional benefits and its healing properties make it special. It’s a wonderful thing to keep in your kitchen both for eating and healing.
How you can avoid exposure to dangerous chemicals through purchasing organically produced mattresses, clothes and wooden toys. Five top tips to help you plan a healthier environment for your child.
Arsenic found in baby formula has been linked to organic brown rice syrup (OBRS) used as a sweetener in the formula. Why does the OBRS have arsenic traces in it? Because the soil in which the rice is grown has been contaminated with arsenic as a result of previous use of pesticides and/or fertilisers.
By supporting local farmers and CSA schemes you are not contributing to the coffers of the large multinational corporations that seek to dominate food production. You are helping the smaller independent growers maintain and develop their farms. This is important so that we do not lose our ability to choose where we buy food from.
How to make your own organic hand and body moisturising cream. Simple to make, choose organic ingredients to feed your skin with a naturally powerful beauty boost.
Drunk daily by millions the world over, tea has the potential to restore and calm. Unfortunately the use of pesticides on many tea plantations means this delicious drink should be drunk with caution – unless you choose organic tea.
An inspiration in terms of how organic farming methods can truly regenerate an area. Using principles and guidance from Bhaskar Save, ‘the Gandhi of Organic Farming’, the Saha Astitva Foundation is employing and training local farmers in organic farming methods to produce food all year round.
Compost tea is simply water with organic compost infused in it – just like a real cup of tea. It can be used as a spray on plant’s leaves or simply poured on the soil to deliver nutrients to the soil.
Is it better to use cloth nappies (diapers) which can be washed and reused time and time again, or is it so much easier to use disposable nappies? An estimated 27.4 billion disposables are deposited in landfill sites each year in the US, resulting in around 3.4 million tonnes of waste.
Using organic oils to create your own fragrances means your perfume is clean and safe from any chemical residues. In addition to the natural and uplifting scents of organic oils you are being kind to your skin too.