Eco-Friendly Menstrual Products

In this blog post I will share my top three eco-friendly menstrual products and also touch upon what is called free bleeding, more of a movement than a period practice. I run a feminist (book)club together with Mirjam (who wrote Veganism and Faith) and last week the topic menstruation came up. There were lots of opinions… Continue reading Eco-Friendly Menstrual Products

Make Your Own Chamomile Oil

Chamomile is often praised for its health benefits, as it has anti-inflammatory properties. Chamomile oil can safely be used on skin for treating eczema, bruises, and even rheumatic pain. Before you run to the shop, have a look at this DIY to make your own chamomile oil. Chamomile has a high percentage of blue azulene and… Continue reading Make Your Own Chamomile Oil

Calendula: How to Recognize it, its Health Benefits and Uses

When I think of Calendula, I immediately think of how it's used on cuts and bruises. In this article I will focus on this yellow to orange colored flower; how to recognize it, what health benefits it has, and how it's traditionally been used. How to recognize Calendula Calendula refers to about 20 species of… Continue reading Calendula: How to Recognize it, its Health Benefits and Uses