Humans have been using essential oils for centuries to treat any number of ailments and maladies. While there can be limited science to back up the countless testimonials advocating their uses and benefits, one can not deny that no matter the claims, lavender essential oil is simply delightful.
No, not the stuff that goes in your barbecue that comes in briquettes, that’s something different. Activated charcoal is what we’re here for today. Let’s take a look at the amazing properties of this black beauty.
Do you ever notice the difference between those pretty, clear bars of soap and a traditional-looking bar of soap? That those clear ones usually have something neat imbedded in them? Or that those normal-looking soaps feel better when you’re washing with them?
We’ve all experienced it; you just bought a new bar of soap and poof! In an instant it’s gone. Melted away down the drain, never to be seen again.
Soap making is an ancient art form dating back to Babylon circa 2800 BC. How they discovered it, my research has yet uncover, but we do know it’s been around for centuries. Back then they didn’t have calculators, scales, or food-grade, lab-created chemicals.
How often do you think about your soap? Once daily while you’re in the shower? When you’re at the store picking out a new bar? Let’s take a look at what goes into making a bar.
One of the biggest reasons we fell in love with soap making is because it is the perfect blend of both art and science. It appeals fully to our left and right brain sensibilities.