Category Archives: Bath & Body

Are you aware of the toxic chemicals contained in cosmetics and toiletries?

What is in your toothpaste? the truth about fluoride

Zahnpaste, toothpasteHave you heard of the effects of fluoride on your health? Probably not, but I bet you have heard by big brand toothpaste marketing campaigns about the lie they tell you ” fluoride is good for your teeth”

We are led to believe fluoride is good for our teeth, many famous toothpaste brands boast about how great it is, how it is essential for children’s teeth, the dentists recommend it verbally and have you seen all those posters in the dentist about why you need it etc.

I’m afraid it is not true at all, if you haven’t heard be ready for a shock – fluoride is very bad!

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An introduction to oil pulling

Oil Pulling
Whilst researching about teeth I came across lots of bad press for root canals, like breast cancer links and other nasty stuff, there is a lot to it so that will be another post. I started to look for alternatives to root canals and found out about oil pulling, a very curious ayurveda process. Read More →

The dangers of Sodium Lauryl Sulphate

The greatest concern of many scientists has centred on an ingredient that’s found in about 90% of all commercial shampoos, shower gels and bubble baths. It’s sodium lauryl sulphate, or SLS for short.

There is also sodium laureth sulphate or SLES. But with sodium laureth sulphate, dioxins are created – and they are some of the most potentially dangerous carcinogens in the world. That’s what Agent Orange the chemical foliage spray was composed of, and from which those serving in Vietnam have been getting cancer. Now just check your present shampoo bottle! Read More →