Healthy Body

  • 3 tips to rejuvenate and restore your home this spring

    3 tips to rejuvenate and restore your home this spring

    [4.8 Minute Read]March is the month that brings change and feelings of renewal, rejuvenation and restoring of the mind, body, and spirit. With the energy of spring near, it is a perfect time to prepare our homes for the season change. Here are three tips Purequosa created to welcome spring into your homes and active routines. 1. Clear out and clean. Stale air and dirty corners in a room can be a mood killer. Welcome spring with a good cleaning of the floors, corners, and surfaces. A bundle of dried sage can be burned for energy clearing of stagnant rooms. Tip...

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  • Meet The Plant Clary sage - skin health

    Meet The Plant Clary sage - skin health

    Last week we talked about Clary Sage being known as an aromatic and as a women's herb. This vibrant lilac colored flowering plant can be found between May and September in the northern Mediterranean Basin, along with some areas in North Africa and Central Asia. This beautiful plant has been proven to have tremendous anti-inflammatory benefits for the skin. Clary sage has a compound known as Linalyl acetate, which is a naturally occurring phytochemical found in many flowers and spice plants. This compound is known to reduce skin inflammation. Skin care products are using Clary sage to stimulate the skin, regenerate...

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  • Meet The Plant - Clary Sage

    Meet The Plant - Clary Sage

    Uplifting, Rejuvenating, Cooling Clary Sage (Salvia sclarea) is a perennial/biennial plant native to Europe and is in the Lamiaceae (Mint) family. Like most species in the Mint family, Clary Sage is most known for its aromatics. It is a close relative of common Sage, but it has a slightly different chemical makeup.  The chief chemical components of Clary Sage are phytochemicals. Phytochemicals are non-nutritive plant chemicals that help protect the plant against disease and/or predators. These phytochemicals can also be beneficial to humans. Some of the properties of these chemicals include anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, analgesic (pain relief), antidepressant and antioxidant.  Unlike...

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  • Meet the Plant Aloe Vera - Recipes

    Meet the Plant Aloe Vera - Recipes

      We end our 4 week series with the plant Aloe vera sharing practical recipes that you can make easily in your home. We have learned that Aloe vera is an amazing and powerful plant to aid in our physical well-being, both externally, and internally. Enjoy these recipes for skin care and eating healthy. ______________________________________________ Featured in two of our recipes + We believe in living consciously at Purequosa and bringing you products that are beneficial to your skin and general health. Rain Cleansing SprayWe use 5 ingredients in our Rain spray with no fillers and synthetic preservatives. Colloidal Silver, Plant hydrosols,...

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  • Meet The Plant Aloe Vera - Medicine

    Meet The Plant Aloe Vera - Medicine

    Week 3 – Aloe Vera as medicine Aloe vera is renowned for its healing effects on the skin, but did you know that it has just as many healing powers once inside the body? Polysaccharides are known for healing the skin seven layers deep and found beneficial for immune and gut health. Polysaccharides are found in every cell of our bodies. Our bodies, however, stop creating them after the age of ten. At the gastrointestinal level, the Polysaccharides in Aloe vera have been shown to act as potent anti-inflammatory agents, neutralizing many of the enzymes responsible for damaging the mucosal...

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  • 3 chemicals to avoid for youthful skin in 2017.

    3 chemicals to avoid for youthful skin in 2017.

    [3.7 Minute Read] As we start our journey into the new year, it is the ideal time to begin new routines and revisit habits. Healthy skin is an issue that seems to be at the top of the "want" list for many of us. A common problem people struggle with are aging skin, dehydration and appearing wrinkles. Good news - we have compiled helpful tips for achieving younger, and healthier looking skin.   You will find in this article, three chemicals to avoid, and an ingredient that is easy to find, inexpensive and will give you naturally glowing skin!   3 Chemicals to avoid...

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