Essential oils are a boon to natural living enthusiasts who value the many uses that these herbal oils offer for health and home. But just as there is a variety of oils, there is also a variety of opinions as to the best ways to use them, the benefits of each oil and the effectiveness of […]
Why Are Today’s Homes Still Unhealthy with Even More Safety Regulations Than Ever Before?
Healthy Home Q & A Answers to the Most Commonly Asked Questions About Building, Remodeling or Improving a Healthy Home with WiselyGreen.com’s Green Living Coach & Healthy House Specialist, P.S. Orr Feel free to comment, ask a question or simply be…
3 Design Tips for a Healthy House Interior
If you’re interested in creating a safer, healthy house environment for you and your family, there are several things that you can do while building a new home or simply renovating your current house. There are many common building materials…
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…
Food Safe Containers for Growing Organic Vegetables
Have you planted your organic container garden yet? It’s still not too late! I’ve planted several in several containers this spring already. I’ve helped my 88 year old mother start her very own bucket garden just outside her garage. She’s…
Vegetarianism is a healthy and life prolonging diet choice. According to a study by the National Institute of Health, vegetarians had lower rates of death from things like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and even kidney failure. These are great motivators to get started on a vegetarian diet, but before you do there are some do’s and […]
Watch this video to learn how to avoid hotel bed bugs no matter where your travel destination. Did you know that incidents of hotel bed bugs are becoming more prevalent all across the world? You won’t just find them in third world countries or area where sanitation is a problem. You may be shocked to find these little […]
Household mold remediation needs to be done promptly in a home whenever mold growth is discovered. Failure to remove the mold immediately results in a more costly procedure later and contributes to illness and allergies. Mold remediation in the home can be done by the homeowner in cases where there is no more than 10 square feet of […]
Sick building syndrome (SBS) is a health condition that is directly related to poor indoor air quality within one or more buildings that a person occupies. Generally, no other specific cause or illness can be identified that causes symptoms associated with the condition. The physical reactions can be associated with one room or a particular living […]
The choice to install a rooftop solar system is an easy one to make for many homeowners who live in very sunny climates. After opting to go green with more energy efficiency through solar power, the natural next step is to choose a reputable and reliable solar panel installer. Here’s how to find the right […]
Turmeric is an amazing superfood because of the healing powers of curcumin, the main active compound in this potent Indian spice. Available in supplement forms, it offers many health benefits. Need to heal your body? Cut body fat? Manage pain? Curcumin can do the job and more. Health Benefits of Turmeric Nature’s Best Anti-Inflammatory Inflammation in […]
Do you happen to sneeze a lot lately or does your throat feel scratchy and uncomfortable? It seems you are not alone – allergies affect 1 in 5 people at one point in their lives. Pharmacology has advanced a lot in that field and there are medications that can alleviate the symptoms. However, removing irritants […]