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Glutathione Nasal Spray

After trying the NSP (which I'm taking a break from now), and a part of that being glutathione, I've found success with this. For a while I was taking the glutathione via … Continue reading

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The infrastructure Australia needs to make electric cars viable

By Craig Froome, The University of Queensland. Originally published at The Conversation. Tesla may have ambitious plans for battery technology for the home but it is also … Continue reading


Chocolate-Free Chocolate

I've been busy working on a cookbook for the last year. It started out as a paleo collection of recipes that I've now modified into a vegan collection instead [read: she took … Continue reading


YouTube: Health and Multiple Chemical Sensitivity

Jennifer Clarich, who suffers with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity, has made a video titled 'Health and Multiple Chemical Sensitivity', which is now on YouTube. Near the end of … Continue reading


A 1999 AAAAI Position Statement on MCS (IEI), contrasted with its teaching on Occupational Asthma

Stephen Barrett is co-author of "Chemical Sensitivity: the Truth about Environmental Illness." Of course, the truth is missing from the book. Needless to say, the book was … Continue reading


Inova Air Purifier Review

In the following YouTube clip, How An Air Purifier Naturally Improved My Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Leesa (aka Aussie Vegan Gardening Yogi), who suffers with … Continue reading

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TashaLee: Recovering from Multiple Chemical Sensitivity

The following is a YouTube clip from TashaLee at Fruitful Healthful Living where she talks about her success recovering from Multiple Chemical Sensitivity: Seeing that … Continue reading

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Modakboard as Plaster Walling In an attempt to Build an Eco-friendly, Allergy-free House, we have extensively tested a batch of Magnesium Oxide (MgO) board to use as flooring … Continue reading

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The Dose Makes the Poison?

Up on ISSUU is a free publication titled, Pesticides, Food and You: The Dose Makes the Poison?, produced by Friends of the Earth, here in Melbourne, Australia, and funded by … Continue reading


This One Sure Thing: My Ausclimate Dehumidifier

For me, there are so many areas of life that are shrouded in doubt: when will I recover? When I go out, am I going to get chronically ill from exposure to fragrance chemicals? … Continue reading


Featured ‘How to’ Articles

How to Seal a Whole House with Foil

My last post was about The Many Varied and Delightful Uses for Foil. One of the listicle points was about sealing the floor and fittings with aluminium foil to make the place liveable. For example: The sea-side rental … [Read More...]

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Choose Friendships Over Fragrances

Often, asking someone to forgo using his or her fragrance products (such as perfume, aftershave, washing powder, or hairspray) can be awkward. You just don't know how that person will react. I've had all sorts of responses, from kind acceptance of my request, to utter outrage—stemming from their … [Read more]

Bras for Chemically Sensitive People

This post, on bras for people who're sensitive to chemicals, starts with conventional bras through to organic. I've yet to find an organic bra that I'm comfortable wearing everyday; so it's been a matter of them being non-chemically odorous, bright in colour, pretty, durable and supportive, and in that order, to fit my taste. As soon as I find a bra that fits this criteria I … [Read More]

What it’s Like to Wear a Mask, Part II (9.2 years later)

There are some people who need to wear a mask over their face to help them try to avoid symptoms bought on by breathing in allergens they are allergic to. There are other people who do the same because they have become sensitised to some/or all of the chemical ingredients in fragrances. And, more controversially so, there are people who wear one because they have become … [Read More...]

Chocolate-Free Chocolate

I've been busy working on a cookbook for the last year. It started out as a paleo collection of recipes that I've now modified into a vegan collection instead [read: she took out the honey!]. The latest addition are some chocolates that don't contain any cocoa or cacoa. Instead they are created from dried coconut, coconut sugar, vanilla, sea-salt and either carob or … [Read More...]


Energy [R]evolution 2015

Another excellent ISSUU publication bought to us by Greenpeace International. This time it's a report researched and published by Greenpeace in collaboration with the scientific community, in particular the German … [Read More...]

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