Many plants with a constant exposure to sun have evolved to produce pigments, phytochemicals, and nutrients which protect them from sun damage which may also help us. Fatty oils and Essential oils from plants can provide us with a natural SPF. The natural SPF from plants range from 4-50 SPF depending on the plants.
Throughout the holidays I enjoy diffusing Pine essential oil in my home, it’s reminiscent to my younger years when we had the fragrance of the fresh pine wreaths and trees. I’m so excited the snow is melting and it’s time to get back on the hiking trails, stuffing my pockets with the fabulous fragrant pine […]
Forget those commercial brands of insect repellent and build a better bug spray. There are smelly and toxic to our health. Lucky for us there are many essential oils that will repel insects. In addition to repelling insects many of these oils smell great and offer added healthy benefits. Water, sweat and evaporation reduce the […]