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Archive Of The Category "Green Living"


What is Natural?

June 23, 2016

IMG_3772When To Believe The Word “Natural” On Product Labels

Most of us have encountered the word “natural” on product packaging. You might be looking for a chemical-free...Read More

Toxic House Cleaners

March 18, 2016

botanticalsHouse Cleaners and Your Sinuses

Imagine smelling your favorite flower or a loaf of freshly baked bread. For most of us, this evokes a pleasant experience. We...Read More

Before You Pop That Pill

September 4, 2013


My grandparents received their medical degrees in the 1920s during a time when Western medicine profoundly changed. The American Medical Association...Read More

Neti Pot Water

January 1, 2013

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Truth About Plastic Neti Pots

April 25, 2012

Green Nose!

With so many neti pots on the market these days I can’t help but write about the plastic ones and their impact on the environment. In 1996 when we began producing our Baraka neti pot, there were only a handful of companies making them, and like ours, most were ceramic. However, in April 2007 Dr. Oz introduced nasal rinsing to the general public, and it went from being in a niche market to the mainstream. Suddenly neti pots could be found everywhere and most of them were made of plastic.

While...Read More

The Truth about Neti Pots and Amoebas

January 6, 2012


Happy New Year! We, at Baraka, hope that 2012 brings you much health and happiness. We look forward to continuing...Read More

The Future of Herbal Medicine

August 22, 2011

lavendar fieldHerbal Medicine Restrictions

I just returned from Europe where I spoke with a prominent scientist who said that he had found a cure...Read More

The Ozone, Climate Change, Pollen Connection

July 25, 2011

The Link Between Climate Change and Pollen

Climate change is being linked to longer pollen seasons nationwide. It is not your imagination that allergy season has lengthened in the last few years. Researchers have reported a connection between global warming and the ragweed season increasing in North America that may be affecting millions of allergy suffers.

According to a study of 20 researchers published in the journal of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences ragweed season...Read More

Indoor Air Pollution and 10 Tips For Healthy Sinuses

July 11, 2011

Indoor Air Pollution Affects Sinus Health

Indoor air pollution is caused from a combination of poor ventilation, outdoor pollutants and humidity. Homes and commercial buildings today don’t breathe easily and can suffer from off-gassing vapors being trapped inside. According to the EPA, Indoor pollution sources that release gases or particles into the air are the primary cause of indoor air quality problems in homes. Inadequate ventilation can increase indoor pollutant levels by not bringing in enough...Read More

Air Pollution and Sinus Health

July 5, 2011

Pollution and Chronic Sinus Problems

Where you live can have a significant impact on your sinus health. Whether the city you live in has good or poor air quality can make all the difference in the world to your breathing, lung and sinus health and countless other issues.

When air quality drops due to pollution, sinus problems increase. People often experience an increase in congestion, sinus pain, allergy symptoms, sinus headaches, sinusitis and other chronic sinus problems. What are the main culprits...Read More

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