Organic Spa Blog

Basil Isn’t Just for Pesto!

The rich sweet scent of basil has dominated my local Farmer’s Market this summer; large baskets of fresh picked sprigs are piled high at almost every stand. The aroma is alluring and intoxicating. What is

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Beauty Is Wellness: 5 Everyday Dishes that Offer Natural Summer Sun-Protection

If you really want to get smart about protecting your beauty from sun damage this year, you’ll pack your diet with a few major nutrients that amp up your skin’s natural ability to defend against UV damage, promote healing and reduce the negative effects of the sun.

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Brighten Up the Dog Days of Summer with Citrus Oils

What is summer without lemonade?  Or a lime infused cocktail or salad?  Nothing brightens up a long hot summer day better than a splash of citrus. The essential oils from citrus fruits, like lemons,

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Cleansing Down Organic Avenue

The subject of cleansing and detoxing can be quite controversial. Some experts say cleansing and  detoxing isn’t necessary because the body already removes toxins through its elimination organs (lungs, skin, kidneys and digestion). Other

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Vegetarian Diets Associated with Lower Risk of Death

New research from Loma Linda University in Southern Calif., recently published online at the Journal of Internal Medicine, stated that eating your veggies is related to reduced death rates in a study of more

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