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What's your Skin Eating?

January 25, 2015 Petina Walsh

A common method of administering medication is via a trans-dermal patch. These “skin patch” drugs include pain relievers, nicotine, hormones, and drugs to treat angina and motion sickness. The drug is absorbed from the patch, through the outer layers of skin, and into deeper layers. There, it is absorbed into the blood stream and circulated through the body. What about the chemicals in many skincare products though? Do you want them absorbed into your bloodstream? I can't verify the accuracy of these figures, but it's food for thought. If I can't eat my skincare without going to the Emergency Department,...


Tallow and Kakadu Plum

January 11, 2015 Petina Walsh

Organic, Grass Fed Tallow is rich in the same kinds of fatty acids that are found in our own skin. This means it is easily absorbed into the skin which improves the structure and appearance. Organic, grass fed tallow contains fat-soluble Vitamins A, D, E & K and Vitamin B12. I render the tallow by hand from certified organic, grass fed beef suet (the highly prized, nutrient-dense fat from around the kidneys). The cows are ethically farmed using certified organic practices. The beneficial fatty acids found in tallow include; • Stearic acid and Oleic acid: Found in the protective outer...


Literary review of traditional evidence on Fasting for a Cure

September 30, 2014 Petina Walsh

Fasting is the act of not eating food or drinking liquid other than water for varying lengths of time. Fasting, not to be confused with starvation, has been used for thousands of years and is used as medical treatment for many conditions, both physical and psychological. Fasting can be a useful method to prevent disease and improve overall health. Hippocrates, Paracelsus and Ayurvedic medicine attested to the medical benefits of fasting. Fasting is also a common spiritual or religious tradition. Fasting is an accepted naturopathic treatment for many illnesses and chronic conditions (Encyclopaedia Britannica 2014). For the purpose of this...