May 04, 2018 • Petina Walsh
In an increasingly more socially responsible world, many of us are trying to be more conscious of the waste we produce.
From reducing our plastic usage to improving our recycling practice, there is much we can do to be kinder to our world, which can save us a bit of money as well.
September 20, 2016 • Petina Walsh
OmMade Organic Skincare Vitamin C Face Scrub is different to your average face scrub for a number of reasons. Firstly, it is an oil based product. Massage the scrub into dry skin to get the benefits of Oil Cleansing (read about Oil Cleansing here) while you exfoliate. Secondly, OmMade Vitamin C Face Scrub (Get it here) is 100% Natural and handcrafted. My motto is, “If you can’t eat it, don’t out it on your skin!”.
May 19, 2016 • Petina Walsh
Product: Sambucus nigra, Thymus vulgaris & Althaea officinalis cough lozenges. Introduction A lozenge will dissolve slowly in the mouth and throat providing local relief for coughs, colds and sore throats (Adams and Tan 2015, p. 65). Patient compliance, particularly with children, is high due to the sweet taste. Leksell and Meiare (1994) showed that lozenges are well tolerated by children aged 3-5 years. Lozenges are also a convenient dosage form. Medicinal uses for Althaea officinalis includes coughs, bronchitis and respiratory catarrh (Fisher 2009, pp. 172). Traditionally, Thymus vulgaris has been used to treat the common cold due to its antibacterial,...
January 19, 2016 • Petina Walsh
Although the official Etsy #makeforgood campaign has ended, I pledge to continue to donate to Plan International's Because I Am A Girl campaign. I will donate 100% of the sale price of the Shimmering Spearmint Lip Balms sold through either Etsy or my website from 1st January 2016. The Because I am a Girl campaign empowers girls and boys to become agents of change. Putting children’s voices at the centre of the social movement is a core belief that... underpins Plan International’s work and our desire to create lasting change. Girls continue to be amongst the most excluded and discriminated people...
January 01, 2016 • Petina Walsh
Abstract This report discusses the therapeutic actions, current research available, practical consumption advice and cautions and contraindications for the four foods chosen, which are likely to have the greatest therapeutic impact on the specific conditions stated in each case study. Pomegranate Juice is chosen to prevent prostate cancer. Kiwifruit is chosen to treat constipation and in turn treat haemorrhoids and varicose veins. Blueberries are chosen to prevent dementia. Turmeric is chosen to prevent a recurrence of ulcerative colitis. Introduction Prevention and treatment through dietary intervention is both practical and easily accepted by patients (Malik & Muktar 2005, p1). Foods such...