there are many plants native to north america that have been used for centuries to heal. if you have ever wondered why these medical treasures are not more mainstream then you might just be interested in the story of charles whitlaw, botanist.
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most of us know first-hand just how therapeutic it is to have amazing, healing plant extracts on our bodies as we strive to create balanced and healthy self-care habits. but, when the going gets tough and special needs have to be addressed, a long soak in a botanically infused bath is a complete game-changer. how will you change your game?
if we can grasp anything from the soap-making traditions of our forebearers it must be this: washing your skin with a detergent is something you, your skin and the world does not need. the luxury of washing using plant-based oils and delicious plant-based fragrances is a daily ritual that should be cherished at every opportunity
the botanical world was joséphine's passion and salvation: her spirited curiosity of botany not only helped to recreate the verdant paradise of her youth at malmaison, it also helped her cope with her greatest social anxiety. today, an awkwardness exists in our remembrance of joséphine as we learn how her zeal for horticultural treasures and her formidable gift of persuasion was seriously flawed.