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Conceiving Healthy Babies

Dawn Combs is an ethnobotanist and homestead herbalist. I previously reviewed her book Heal Local about creating a locally-sourced home apothecary, so I was interested in reading her other book, Conceiving Healthy Babies: An Herbal Guide to Support Preconception, Pregnancy, and Lactation. Dawn and her husband Carson make herbal infused products, use biodynamic and chemical-free practices, and teach sustainable beekeeping methods on …

Are cosmetic chemicals dangerous?

Though I’ve been horrified by the chemicals contaminating food for quite a while, I really had not thought much about cosmetic chemicals before reading the book Not Just a Pretty Face: The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry by Stacy Malkan. However, because of my interest in chemical-free living in general, I was intrigued by the book and requested a …