Looks to STEEL

    Who doesn’t love the look of streak-free appliances? Branch Basics is great for making those stainless steel surfaces look untouched! The key is using a very diluted solution. How to Use:  Mix 1/8 tsp of concentrate in a 32 oz bottle of water. Spray the stainless steel surface with Branch Basics and wipe […]

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Laundry soap (not “detergent”…)

    Branch Basics is a fabulous laundry soap, a safe alternative to toxic laundry detergents. As a soap (and not detergent), it uses powerful active enzymes from edible and seed bearing plants and absolutely no synthetic fragrances, preservatives, dyes, or additives. It is equally effective in cold water as it is in hot. It […]

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Branch Basics To Go!

    For all those times you wish you could shrink down your big green spray bottle and stuff it into your purse, introducing Branch Basics on-the-go! Now you can conveniently carry Branch Basics with you at all times for those messy hands at the park, accidental spills in the car, or all those weekend […]

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Safe, effective hand & body soap

    Not only can you use Branch Basics to streamline your home cleaning, you can now replace your hand soaps and body washes with this one product. Okay, we know what you’re thinking…”Cleans my toilet…and then my body?!” Well, in case you haven’t caught on, human-safeness is kind of our thing, which is why […]

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The perfect produce wash

    With summer comes fresh, locally-grown produce. Whether you get your veggies from the farmer’s market, backyard garden, or local grocery store, rinsing them with Branch Basics ensures you’re feeding your family the best nature provides. Conventionally-grown goods are sprayed with chemical-laden pesticides, so soaking them in Branch Basics is of utmost importance as […]

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You name it: Labeling your spray bottles

    Not only is Branch Basics a MUST for a healthy home, but it’s an effective replacement for virtually ALL your conventional cleaners. Decide which bottles you’ll use for which cleaning jobs, label them accordingly (ie, All-Purpose, Kitchen, Stains) and fill your empty spray bottles to the appropriate fill line, clearly marked on the […]

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Why Branch Basics?

Beyond Non-Toxic  Wouldn’t it be great to have a cleaning product with NO precautionary or warning labels that works as well or better than the conventional toxic ones?  If your answer is “Yes, of course, that’s why I choose to use non-toxic products!” then you may be surprised to know the following: Although today there […]

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Safe Bedding Options

Your bed is the most important piece of furniture in your home and what you put on your bed is just as important. Making sure that your bed and bedding are made of the safest possible materials will be one of the most significant changes you can make that results in reducing your exposure to toxic chemicals. A safe bed is made of all natural materials with no synthetics, is free of harmful chemicals and is metal free – …

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How to Make a Bed Frame or Platform

Making sure that your bed and bedding are made of the safest possible materials will be one of the most significant changes you can make that results in reducing your exposure to toxic chemicals. A safe bed is made of all natural materials with no synthetics, is free of harmful chemicals and is metal free – no metal springs in the box springs or mattress and no metal in the bed frame. Metal in the bed enhances …

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Sauna 101

Our Toxic Load Today we are all exposed to hundreds of chemicals during the course of a day and they affect our life. Our highly polluted environment has been created as a result of intensive and continued chemical use since World War II. Scientists estimate that everyone alive today carries within his or her body […]

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Detox Baths 101

A simple way to start reducing your body’s toxic load is by taking a bath in the comfort of your own home. Detoxification baths are one of the easiest, most comfortable, most economical, and convenient ways to assist the body in reducing the body’s burden of stored chemicals. A bath with no additives cleans your skin, but if you add some simple ingredients to the bath water, then you can help to cleanse and nourish …

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Reducing Natural Odors in a Non-Toxic Mattress

Some people that have a non-toxic bed choose to wrap the bed to contain the slight natural odors that emanate from the materials especially when they are new. Variations of the steps below may be applicable depending on the sensitivity of the person to the latex or natural fibers such as wool and cotton. For example, a non-toxic bed may only need to be covered with tightly woven silk and/or a barrier cloth …

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Safeguarding Against Flame Retardants and Chemicals in Your Mattress

The bed you sleep on is the most important piece of furniture in your home. It should enhance your health and be free of chemicals as well as be comfortable. If you have a conventional mattress that is treated with flame-retardants and contains toxic chemicals, your body is not able to repair and rejuvenate during the night when sleeping. The following paragraph, taken from Chem-Tox.com, further explains the …

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Skin Brushing

The body uses the kidneys, lungs, bowel and skin to help detoxify what is ingested or breathed. If the kidneys, lungs and/or bowel are stressed, and/or if a person is ill, the skin can be used to help take a load off of these organs and can help immensely in the healing process.

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