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    Who Is Dr. Bonner?

    If you have been to a natural health food store, you probably have noticed the large, pastel labeled bottles of Dr. Bronner’s 18-in-1 Pure Castile Soap. If you’ve gotten closer to the bottle, you will see thousands of small white words, where most products have their directions and lists of ingredients. In addition to the […] More

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    Have You Heard of Rooibos?

    Rooibos (pronounced ROY-boss) isn’t the most popular tea in America but it is the one of the most profitable teas in Africa in both health and wealth. In the 18th century, Swedish naturalist Carl Peter Thunberg toured around the world to document people in the Age of Enlightenment. His expedition to Western South Africa would […] More

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    Black Soap Takes Us Back To Our Roots

    As a child, I was deeply ashamed of people using my bathroom. It stemmed from an ill-fated playdate that ended with a friend, a Jewish girl who lived across the street, bursting out of the bathroom in laughter and announcing to the entire block that my family washed themselves with rocks. I realized, shamefully, that […] More