Blog - Mountain Spirit Botanicals

"Oil Pulling"

Although “Oil Pulling” is new to me, numerous people have spoken of its benefits (whitening teeth, removing plaque, healing receding gum lines, inc...

Friday Night Special (food for the skin)

Avocados are currently abundant in my kitchen (my neighbor's tree drops about 10 per day and I hustle to gather the bounty before the squirrels).  ...

Mineral Oil and Inexpensive Skincare

I am often asked to explain why I am opposed to the widespread use of Mineral Oil in skincare products.  To fully answer these questions, I’ve comp...

The Best Skin-Care Products

Yes, that's what the article touted.   Obviously, when I come across an article featuring “the best skin-care products” ... I’m curious to see what...

The Health Department (vs.) "The Natural World"

Currently, I am at a loss to understand how our individual pursuit of pleasure, or how we choose to educate ourselves is dictated by “State require...