Blue Tansy Essential Oil

Blue Tansy essential oil (Tanacetum anuum) Blue Tansy Oil is a luxurious oil that is cherished for its captivating scent and incredible clearing, calming properties. This oil has a rich…

Black Pepper Essential Oil

Black pepper essential oil (Piper nigrum) is steam-distilled from the berries (peppercorn) of the Piperceae. Although black pepper itself is frequently used, the oil is not so widely known. However,…

Humans ARE Omnivores

Humans are definitely omnivores, by Matan Shelomi, Zoologist The best evidence is our teeth: we have biting/tearing/ripping incisors and canines (like carnivores) and chewing molars (like herbivores). Animals with such diverse…

Bergamot Essential Oil

Bergamot (Citrus bergamia) Other Names: Aceite de Bergamota, Bergamot, Bergamot Orange, Bergamota, Bergamotier, Bergamoto, Bergamotte, Bergamotto Bigarade Orange, Citrus Bergamia, Citrus aurantium var. bergamia, Huile de Bergamote, Oleum Bergamotte. HERBAL…

Bentonite Clay

Bentonite Clay (Montmorillonite) Bentonite is an absorbent aluminium phyllosilicate clay consisting mostly of montmorillonite. It was named by Wilbur C. Knight in 1898 after the Cretaceous Benton Shale near Rock…

Beeswax

Beeswax (Apis cerana & Apis mellifera) You will find beeswax in all of Mother Gaia’s lotions and lip balms. Type: thick, hard wax Extraction Process: honeycomb taken from beehives Main Constituents: 284 different compounds, mainly a variety of…

Basil Essential Oil

Basil Leaf has many names including – Albahaca, Basilic, Basilic Commun, Basilic Grand, Basilic Grand Vert, Basilic Romain, Basilic aux Sauces, Basilici Herba, Basilici Herba, Common Basil, Garden Basil, Krishna…

Baking Soda (Sodium bicarbonate)

Baking Soda is Sodium bicarbonate, Sodium hydrogen carbonate, or NaHCO3. In its natural mineral form, straight from the earth, it is called nahcolite. Originally coined baking soda or cooking soda…

Arrowroot

Arrowroot is a starch obtained from the rhizomes (rootstock) of several tropical plants, traditionally Maranta arundinacea, but also Florida arrowroot from Zamia integrifolia, and tapioca from cassava (Manihot esculenta), which…