Updated: March 3, 2019
Air purifiers have been in high demand around the world. In 2019, the global market size for air purifiers was estimated at USD 8.04 billion.(2)
And robust growth is expected to continue: ranging from a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.54% to 10.8%, depending on the forecast. Of that growth, air purifiers for homes in the US is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 5% during the period 2018-2022.(3)
Are you worried that your current mattress might be toxic?
Not all mattresses are created equal. While some will provide the benefits of a good night’s sleep, others can slowly contribute to health issues. There are a few symptoms you should pay attention to if you think that your mattress may be negatively impacting your health.
In this article, we will discuss 7 common warning signs of toxic mattresses, as well as tips for alleviating your toxic mattress...
by the editorial team
Are you aware of the damaging effects talcum powder can have on your lungs, as well as your overall health?
Even though talcum powder is commonly used in everyday consumer products (such as baby powder), it poses health risks.
In this article, we will discuss the potential damaging effects of talcum powder, as well as 5 tips to reduce your exposure and protect your lungs from talcum powder.
Talcum powder is made from a mineral called talc,...
by the editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée
Are you looking for natural, nontoxic solutions to indoor air pollution concerns? You’ve come to the right place.
Indoor air pollution has been linked to various adverse health effects, such as headaches, dizziness, and fatigue.
In this article, we will discuss the main causes of indoor air pollution, as well as suggest 11 solutions you can try to create a safe, nontoxic environment in your home.
In honor of lung cancer awareness, this month we are exploring simple ways to detox our indoor air quality to protect our respiratory health.
Most people don't know this, but more people are dying of lung cancer than breast, prostate, and colon cancer combined. And while we often associate the disease with smoking, the truth is, many people are being diagnosed with lung cancer with zero history of smoking.
My friend Reina, for example, is a lung cancer thriver. Even though she had no...
by Sophia Ruan Gushée
The scent of coffee invigorates me, and gets me excited for a sip.
The scent of essential oils relaxes me.
The scent of cloves, cinnamon, and nutmeg are ones I associate with Thanksgiving and the ensuing holiday season.
The scent of baby powder conjures images of darling, delicate baby clothes and even an image of a baby. Sometimes, I can even almost hear a baby coo.
And the lingering "baby smell" of my six-year-old daughter leads me to smell harder...
by Sophia Ruan Gushée
If you're not sick or suffering from known allergies, what might a stuffy nose or runny nose be trying to tell us?
The nose can communicate many important things to our brain and body. It can signal alarm from the smell of fire or something burning; stimulate our appetite and taste buds from the smell of a delicious meal or baked goodies; and it can trigger symptoms to get us to avoid toxic chemicals or toxic food.
by Sophia Ruan Gushée
How often do you think about your nose?
I rarely do. Except when I have a stuffy nose, runny nose, or sneezing fits.
What does the nose do for us? How can we connect with it? Can doing so empower us somehow?
The nose works hard for us. By taking the time to learn more about it, we can align ourselves to work with the nose—to guide us towards safety and health, investigate odors, explore chronic...
By Angela Cummings
Going #2 (as the kids say) is a natural, healthy occurrence for all humans (and animals), but we’re often embarrassed by the smell left behind.
We tend to reach for toxic sprays to cover-up those embarrassing smells.
However, there are nontoxic alternatives that can be used!
In this article, we’ll discuss how conventional sprays can be toxic, and how to make your own natural bathroom sprays for a nontoxic home environment.
By Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée
Nontoxic hand soap is better for all of us, but especially mothers of babies and young kids, because what's on our hands can make their way into our children's bodies. Babies will chew on our fingers, and our hands touch many things that go straight into our children's mouths, like teething rings.
Therefore, it may be worthwhile to reconsider the type of handsoap you’re using.
In this article, we’ll look at...