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    Mother Gaia recommends all children are exposed to as many germs as possible so as they age their bodies are prepared for anything. Over sanitizing and sterilization […]

  • Gaia Admin wrote a new post, Hops Flower 3 weeks ago

    Hops flower (Humulus lupulus)

    Also known as:  Houblon, Pliny the Elder, Lupulin

    Parts Used:  Flowers (female), fruit (strobiles), leaves

    Systems/Organs affected:  brain, stomach, nervous system, he […]

  • Raw honey is best described as honey “as it exists in the beehive.” It is extracted from the beehive, strained and poured straight into the bottle, bypassing commercial processing methods. Raw and regular hon […]

  • These braided wicks are made with natural fibers of hemp (Cannabis sativa) instead of cotton. Hemp wicks provide for a hotter burning wick and increased rigidity. Used with all types of waxes.


  • Goat’s Rue root (Galega officinalis)
    Galega officinalis, commonly known as galega, goat’s-rue, French lilac, Italian fitch, or professor-weed, is an herbaceous plant in the Faboideae subfamily. It is native t […]

  • Ginger Root (Zingiber officinale)
    Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is a flowering plant whose rhizome, ginger root or simply ginger, is widely used as a spice or a folk medicine. Ginger is in the family […]

  • Activated Charcoal
    Due to our recent discovery of the lead content of bentonite clay has opted for an ingredient with no known contamination, activated charcoal. Here is the latest research and […]

  • Stop Using Bentonite Clay is always concerned with providing natural products made from raw ingredients collected from the Earth. What we did not consider was the amount of pollution people have […]

  • Healing With Color
    In my last article, How Color is Used in Marketing, we learned about how corporations use color to affect our emotions and our choices. We gained an understanding that it is much more than a […]


    Color psychology is one of the more fascinating sides of marketing. Reds to motivate. Blues to build trust. Oranges for confidence. The visual light spectrum has the power to play our emotional responses […]

  • Ginger Root (Zingiber officinale)

    By Photograph: Frank C. Müller, Baden-Baden – Self-photographed, CC BY-SA 3.0,

    Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is a […]

  • Why We Can’t Avoid Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)

    Whether we like it or not, we cannot avoid genetically modified foods. We have been eating them for centuries. From the first selectively bred herbs and g […]

  • Gaia Admin wrote a new post, Geranium 3 months ago

    Geranium, Red (Rose) flower & oil (Pelargonium graveolens)
    Pelargonium graveolens, Rose Geranium, is an uncommon Pelargonium species native to the Cape Provinces and the Northern Provinces of South Africa, […]

  • Frankincense Resin & Oil  (Boswellia carterii, serrata, & sacra)
    Frankincense is an aromatic resin used in incense and perfumes, obtained from trees of the genus Boswellia in the family Burseraceae, p […]

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    Forms of Herbal Supplements
    The tea is where you steep a small quantity of dried herbs in boiled water for 10 to 30 minutes, then strain and drink.

    The infusion is where you […]

  • Leucoagglutinin, a toxic phytohemagglutinin found in raw Vicia faba (fava bean).

    The name “lectin” is derived from the Latin word legere, meaning, among other things, “to select”.

    Long before a deeper […]

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    Feverfew leaf (Tanacetum parthenium)
    Feverfew is a flowering plant in the daisy family Asteraceae. It is a traditional medicinal herb which is […]


    Fennel seeds, bulb, stalk, and leaves. Brian Hagiwara/Getty Images
    Fennel seed & oil (Foeniculum vulgare)
    Common Names: Large fennel, sweet fennel, wild fennel, sweet cumin, finnochio, fänkål (S […]

  • What’s the Difference?
    Our sense of smell is a wonderfully powerful sense. It can impact our mood or recall a long-dormant memory. It can be evocative or soothing, attractive or intriguing. We perceive the s […]

  • Eucalyptus leaf & oil (Eucalyptus globulus)
    Eucalyptus globulus, the Tasmanian bluegum, southern blue-gum or blue gum, is an evergreen tree, one of the most widely cultivated trees native to Australia. They […]

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