By Franjo Grotenhermen, M.D.
Learn about the body’s endogenous cannabinoid system and the changes it makes at cellular level when cannabis is introduced.
Use herbs and plants such as comfrey, lavender, eucalyptus, oatmeal and rose to create an aromatic, rejuvenating bath. Originally published as "The Natural Bath" in the April/May 1992 issue of MOTHER EARTH NEWS.
Probably the most unwanted weed, poison ivy can be treated as a rash and eradicated on your land following this advice for managing the harmful weed.
Milk baths using goat's milk or cow's milk are an easy and indulgent "farm-to-bath" way to cleanse and nourish your skin consistent with ancient practices.
By Wendy Akin
Lavender might be the most useful of all the essential oils, including to treat headache, calm the spirit, soothe burns, and neutralize insect bites.
Learn how to formulate a body oil that is nurishing for the winter months and how to infuse your oils with skin loving botanicals using a warm infusion method
By Jessica Kellner
Trace amounts of chemicals are particularly harmful to developing babies, which means expectant mothers should be careful. In the first post of a series, Jessica Kellner writes about the dangers of BPA and how to avoid the chemical.
By Jessica Kellner
In the third in a series on potential toxins and chemicals to avoid during pregnancy, Jessica Kellner discusses the use of retinol in skin care products.
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