Carcinogens are known to cause cancer and disease in humans. Surely then, carcinogenic agents wouldn’t be used as common ingredients in personal care products, right? But they are, commonly! At least 11 of the over 100 Group 1 carcinogens listed by the Intentional Agency… Continue Reading “READ LABELS: Carcinogens ingredients in many personal care products.”
Recently, my crafty Aunt Judy asked me if I would send her a simple hand cream recipe that she could have fun making at home. Moisturizing hand cream is a bit thinner than a balm or salve because there is no wax in the… Continue Reading “Gramma Judy’s Special Cream”
At The Apothecary Company, we grow most of our infused botanicals at our two garden locations. We have 50 acres of land in Bristol, Virginia that we wildcraft from mostly, however, about an acre of the land is used for organic gardening of non-GMO… Continue Reading “Prepping for our 2019 Growing Season”
Not all candles are created equal. As a proponent of meditation, mindfulness exercises, and relaxation techniques we believe in the power of being able to take a deep pure breath. Simply enjoy our Infused Soy Wax Tealights knowing you are not introducing toxins into your home from burning paraffin or hidden chemicals.
Herbal medicinal products are pharmaceutical products of plant origin, also known as phytopharmaceuticals. They exclusively contain one or more herbal substances or herbal preparations as active ingredients or combinations of them. Most people are familiar with a herbal infusion like putting a tea bag… Continue Reading “Teas, Tisanes, Oil-Infusions, Decoctions, Macerations, Tinctures, and Percolations, oh my!”