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Water Filtration at Home (part 3)

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When it comes to finding clean drinking water, many find a false sense of safety and comfort in bottled water. However, bottled water brings its own list of possible contaminants and environmental concerns.  While it seems like there should be, there is no regulation or policing agency for the safety or purity of bottled water. […]

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A Look at Bottled Water and Microplastics (part 2)

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Simply stated, clean water is important.  There is little else that we will consume as much as water.  In fact, if achieving at least 64 ounces of water ingestion per day, every day, a person will take in over 23,000 ounces of water per year.  By that rate, we will have consumed over one million […]

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How Clean is Your Water? (part 1)

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The skin is one of our largest organs. And directly beneath, we have a delicate network of lymph nodes, ducts, and vessels. Our lymphatic system is invovled in removal of toxins and waste products and plays a role in delivery of hormones and nutrients. As Ginger Nash, ND, states it here, “All hormones, nutrients, and […]

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Dry brushing

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The castor seed, is a known cathartic, or strong laxative. You may have heard of it being taken internally for labor induction through this mechanism (to stimulate contractions). However, in this application, the castor oil is applied topically to the abdominal area (liver, spleen, intestines) and is absorbed through the skin to the lympathic system. […]

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