Category: Healthy House

Find helpful information that can help you create a nontoxic, healthy, green home for you and your family. Each informative article is well researched to bring you the best tips, techniques, practices and how to’s about designing and maintaining your living space. WiselyGreen.com is committed to providing help, encouragement and the power of knowledge for a wiser, healthier life.

7 Piece Homemade Non-Toxic Cleaning Kit You Can Make for Under $10

nontoxic cleaning kit

Homemade non-toxic cleaning products have great appeal for those who want to trade a little elbow grease in return for healthier green cleaning supplies. Not only will it spare you and your family exposure to dangerous toxins commonly emitted from conventional house cleaning products, but making your own green cleaning kit will save you money. And lest you worry […]

How to Choose the Best Allergy Free Pillows for Good Health

best allergy free pillows

There are many types of allergy free pillows available to allergy sufferers which can provide relief from irritations as well as offer supreme comfort at night. Different allergies may require a different pillow and just because a pillow may be natural does not necessarily mean that it is a hypoallergenic pillow. So it’s important that allergy sufferers […]

Pesticide Use: What You Should Know

pesticide use and health

Pesticide use poses a real health risk and is often misunderstood or simply ignored. Scientific research has already proven the negative effects of pesticide exposure to many sectors of the population. For obvious reasons, pesticide companies that manufacture these chemicals for both indoor and outdoor use, are not going to broadly publicize the unhealthy effects of pesticide […]

What Are Natural Insecticides?

what are natural insecticides

For centuries, farmers relied on natural insecticides as a means to control pest infestation. However, synthetic insecticides began to be developed in the 1930s and in 1940s, DDT was introduced. Farmers began using many of these synthetic insecticides as an easier way to ensure bumper crops for commercial produce. In light of various studies throughout the years scientists have found […]

4 Low Cost Steps to Improve Indoor Air Quality

4 steps to improve indoor air quality

Improving your home indoor air quality (IAQ) can have a direct effect on your health and wellness. Common health conditions such as allergies, asthma, chemical sensitivities, and other conditions are often directly related to the amount of pollution found in homes. Even though there is a subjective range of the body’s tolerance for common indoor pollutants, there […]

Indoor air pollution and Its Effects on Human Health

human health and indoor air pollution

Indoor air pollution is increasingly a common problem in today’s modern living environment. Part of the reason is because people in Western industrialized cities spend 90% of their time indoors at home, work or in school. The other reason is because of the toxic chemicals found in everything from building materials to cleaning products. In fact, scientific evidence […]

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