Posts Tagged ‘toxicity’

The 6 Dirty Secrets of having BAD BREATH!!!

Picture of Rotten Orange

I got the SURPRISE of my life as I sat talking with a young banking representative yesterday. The sewer-like smell coming from his mouth almost knocked me over. It was a combination of what I imagine the smell of rotting teeth and a bowel movement to smell like. How could a young man in a…

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How to get Rid of your Symptoms

I keep boxes of magazine pages and clippings on the topic of cleansing and eliminating toxicity. I get excited about this topic because you can never go wrong when you start cleansing the body. Toxins come from both internal and external toxic overload, but either way, it shows up with symptoms in your body.  Symptoms…

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Does Peeling actually remove the Pesticides?

I got a little nervous when our friend said “There is so much pesticide sprayed around here, make sure you peel all the vegetables you possibly can”. We had gone for a daytrip up to the highlands of Panama, very close to the Costa Rica border, where much of the Panamanian food is grown. The…

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Do you have the six hidden hazards in YOUR home?

June 2012 issue of Consumer Reports Canada lists six hidden hazards in your home as: household cleaners old lead-based paint invisible killers: carbon monoxide and radon combustion of particles or gases interior mold air fresheners, candles and incense Here are some of the highlights I got from the article. Most cleaning products are not safe,…

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Use a Chemical Roach Killer?

I was cleaning out the cupboards of our rental home the other day, and among the toxic household chemicals I threw out was a spray can of Baygon Roach Killer.  See the other items I threw out here. I looked at it, and knowing what a problem roaches are here in Central America, the fleeting…

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I’m Detoxing this Place Today!

We just arrived at a new rental house and this place is TOXIC!!! Even though I’ve thrown out most of the leftovers from the last tenant’s cleaning supplies, there’s more to go.  And it just occurred to me that you would like to see what I’m throwing out today.  This assortment came from the bathroom…

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Non-Toxic Bug Spray Idea

Just a note on bug sprays for mosquitoes. Commercial bug sprays contain Deet, which is a toxin that can cause allergic reactions, skin and eye irritation and also attacks the central nervous system. Definitely avoid this on children. The MSDS on this states that it is harmful if swallowed. While in South America recently I…

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Toxicity Sleuth Checklist

PERSONAL TOXICITY SLEUTH (CHECKLIST) (hidden clues to where you might be poisoning or polluting yourself) Do you use commercial body products such as skin creams, cosmetics, soaps, shampoos? (99% are polluted with chemicals) Do you use commercial laundry soap and fabric softeners? (They are all polluted) Do you use Clorox bleach in your house? (100%…

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Cleansing for Beginners

The word cleanse means to remove dirt from, to free from dirt, and to purify. Years of improper bowel habits, eating habits, and lack of exercise bring on diseases. When we cleanse out the garbage (with parasites and other invaders), we can begin to get energy, vitality and feel and look younger. Two main factors…

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How to Detoxify Your Home

You may not even realize it, but a silent killer could be right inside your home, under the kitchen sink, in the broom closet, in the bathroom and in our bedrooms. The chemicals in the household products we buy in the grocery stores and pharmacies can actually slowly erode our immune system until our health…

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