Why Over-Sanitizing Does More Harm Than Good

Our bodies have an amazing built-in capacity to adapt to our surroundings.  However, this adaptive capability is being threatened everyday. Predominantly, by the unintended consequences of using  products that interfere with our inherent and deep reliance on our interaction with nature.  Human health relies on a biodiverse external environment that informs our internal microbiome. Overuse […]

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Detoxifying Clothing and Bedding: A Thorough Guide

Sadly, many people are wearing clothing that has been washed with toxic laundry soaps and fabric softeners.  After repeated washings our clothes become incorporated with the chemicals and dyes from the detergents. Since toxins can enter the body not only by inhalation through the respiratory tract, but also by absorption through the skin our bodies receive a double dose from these scented toxic…

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The Importance of End-Product Testing

In the US cosmetics and personal care products, typically mixtures of 5-20 individual ingredients, are generally self-regulated. The United States and Food and Drug Administration’s guidance is limited to advising manufacturers that their products should be “…safe under labeled or customary conditions of use,” although no formal standard exists for this term. Products may be […]

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Branch Basics Laundry Instructions

These laundry instructions are the method we suggest for incorporating Branch Basics Concentrate into your laundry routine. Typically, if stains are properly pretreated, 1 teaspoon of Branch Basics Concentrate or 3/4 – 1 capful of the Laundry Solution  is adequate even for larger, tougher loads. Rather watch how-to do laundry with Branch Basics? For step by step, […]

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