Ailment care, Ingredients, Natural products, Skincare

Our shared heritage; indigenous medicinal plants

It’s finally Spring in the southern hemisphere! And in South Africa we’re also celebrating Heritage Month in September. While we celebrate our rich and varied cultural heritage, we also have the opportunity to appreciate the unique indigenous plant life that we share in our country. What better way to start the new season? South Africa […]

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Easy ways to keep skin healthy this autumn

A change in season is upon us again. Here in the southern hemisphere, things are cooling down. Some may welcome the cooler days that autumn brings after a hot summer. But with autumn comes dry air. Dry air and low humidity dehydrates the skin and can cause sensitive skin to become irritated. Eczema flareups are more common. People […]

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The beauty of Beeswax in our African Potato Cream

We love our plant-based ingredients at Down to Earth. We incorporate many plants in our product formulations which have been used for centuries by traditional cultures for their healing benefits. Beeswax has a rich tradition too and has been used for millennia to relieve pain and heal wounds. And that’s exactly why we included it […]

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Unburden your body

Why have health problems escalated so much in recent years? One reason may be due to toxin overload. Our bodies take in more than it can process and eliminate, and the body’s natural filtration system is compromised and burdened. Diabetes, cancer, Alzheimer’s, autism, auto-immune disorders like arthritis and lupus – Western diseases are on the […]