An essential oil is a concentrated hydrophobic liquid containing volatile aroma compounds from plants. Essential oils are also known as volatile oils, ethereal oils or aetherolea, or simply as the “oil of” the plant from which they were extracted, such as oil of clove

Knock Out the Toxins with Do-it-yourself Green Cleaning Products

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Did you have a chance to read the last blog Death by Spray Bottle? If not, you certainly should. I really wanted to insert a punch right in the gut to encourage you to make a difference in some nasty cleaning rituals you may embrace. Now, the good part. I have solutions … No, really, actual […]

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Eco-friendly cleaning

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By the Care2 staff. Top 10 Eco-friendly cleaning tips… to clean your home – by choosing environmentally friendly cleaning products — and removing toxic ones — this will go a long way towards ensuring a home with fresh, clean air. Clean air renews and rejuvenates; it doesn’t pollute our lives or the environment. Living in […]

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All-Natural Lucious Lip Balm

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Everyone has a favorite chapstick, and we all know how much women love their lip gloss! But these seemingly harmless products are often guilty of containing petroleum jelly.  What’s wrong with this ingredient? It is a byproduct of the oil drilling industry. Even though we apply a small amount daily, much of it gets ingested, […]

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Air Fresheners and health

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Air fresheners and your health Air Fresheners sell like gangbusters in the United States.  Around 75 percent of American homes use some form of them, racking up more than $1 billion in profits for the industry [source: NRDC]. Since 2003, sales have doubled as the market has broadened to offer solid, aerosol and plug-in varieties […]

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Pet odor removal

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We all love our furry pets. But it can be frustrating when they urinate on our furniture, bedding, and floors. A lot of times it means throwing something out because the ghastly smell will not disappear. We have a great pet odor removal idea to rid the smell of cat urine and added essential oils […]

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