Articles by: Stepy

DIY Lavender clothes starch

DIY Lavender clothes starch

Do you want “crispy clean” starched clothes without toxic chemicals? We love DIYs (Do It Yourself) as they are inexpensive, simple and the way to go. Commercially available starch have additives, fragrances and harmful chemicals. By making your own, you control the content and know what is in it. Chemicals […]

by December 18, 2012
Eco-glamour and style: Gorgeous and Green 8th annual gala

Eco-glamour and style: Gorgeous and Green 8th annual gala

With eco-glamour and style on December 11, 2012 Global Green USA held its 8th Annual Gorgeous and Green San Francisco Gala. The event took place at the Bently Reserve, a beautiful San Francisco LEED-certified green building owned by devoted green leader Christopher Bently. The night was filled with eco-conscious stylish guests dedicated to making […]

by December 17, 2012
DIY antiseptic rosemary mouthwash

DIY antiseptic rosemary mouthwash

You know how much we love Do It Yourself (DIY) recipes. They are fast, inexpensive and good for you. Most importantly they are chemical-free. This is a great DIY antiseptic rosemary mouthwash. Rosmarinus officinalis, commonly known as rosemary, is a woody, perennial herb with fragrant, evergreen, needle-like leaves and white, pink, purple flowers, native to the Mediterranean […]

by December 17, 2012
Astounding healing properties of the pink grapefruit

Astounding healing properties of the pink grapefruit

Include pink grapefruits in your diet, you will be happy you did.  You can add them in your favorite fruit salad, squeeze them for a fresh juice, or just eat one by itself. I love adding 1 tbsp of raw honey on top of a sliced grapefruit. It dilutes its […]

by December 16, 2012
Unusual healing benefits of Dandelions

Unusual healing benefits of Dandelions

Dandelion (Taraxacum)  is a large genus of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae. They are native to Eurasia and North America, and two species, T. officinale and T. erythrospermum, are found as weeds worldwide. Both species are edible in their entirety. The common name Dandelion  (French dent-de-lion, meaning “lion’s tooth”) is given to members of the genus. Before you destroy the Dandelions in […]

by December 14, 2012
Reduce cell phone radiation exposure: Pong™cell phone and iPad covers

Reduce cell phone radiation exposure: Pong™cell phone and iPad covers

We hear more and more about the harmful effects of radiation exposure through the use of cellular telephones. Phones are an essential part of our lives and let’s be realistic we cannot live without them. You can reduce cell phone radiation exposure by using the proper covers. Pong™ specializes in mobile phone and iPad covers […]

by December 12, 2012
10 tips for a healthier holiday season

10 tips for a healthier holiday season

Here are some  tips for a healthier holiday season: Try these tips for healthier holiday season to make this time of the year less stressful so you can enjoy the spirit of the season. We hope this can help refresh your outlook on life as well. 1. Create boundaries as it […]

by December 12, 2012
Boost your immune system and energy with Astragalus root

Boost your immune system and energy with Astragalus root

When you are tired what do you do to boost your energy and reduce your fatigue? With this in mind I want to introduce you to the Astragalus root. “Astragalus propinquus”  is a flowering plant in the family Fabaceae. It is one of the 50 fundamental herbs used in traditional Chinese medicine. The dried root of this herb is […]

by December 10, 2012