resources + features

From The Lavender Owl on facebook – resources for extra learning:


Pill Advised – check out the interactions between your medications and supplements. Learn which medications deplete or boost nutrients in your body. Free to sign up.

Find A Spring – search geographically for natural spring water sites near you!

Holistic Habits – youtube page from Sarah Nagel – holistic resource for vegan recipes and natural body care tips!

The Holistic Vet – veterinary care in Newmarket specializing in acupuncture, herbal therapy, homeopathy and nutrition for your pets

Body Image Movement – your body is intelligent and beautiful and we need to remember this every day! Started by an Australian mother after struggling with negative body image. A motivating, inspirational and refreshing reminder to all of us to to love ourselves!

Dr. Mercola – an online resource for the latest health and nutrition news, articles and studies. Also includes recipes (explaining the benefit of every ingredient!)

Ecoholic – This website by Adria Vasil explores all sorts of natural products. She conducts great comparisons between brands and does in-depth research so you don’t have to! I always look at her recommendations before choosing new products (supplements, cleaning supplies, even body care).

B-Corp – this is a relatively new certification that businesses can apply for. It is a sign that the company makes a priority to do good for, and give back to, our planet. It’s actually a really neat initiative – check it out and look for the logo on the next products you buy.

Vitality Magazine – I love everything about this magazine. It is free in Toronto and the GTA and you can find it at almost every health food shop/grocer. Has great recipes, research briefs, community events, and relevant health articles.

Eat Wild – a map of farms in Canada showing you where to buy your local, organic grass-fed meat, dairy and eggs.

Sift, Stir and Savour – gluten- and dairy-free recipes for all!

Featured Products on the Blog
Mineral Fusion – makeup and nailpolish
Pranin Organics – whole food mineral/vitamin powders
Skin Essence – organic skin care
Dr. Bronner’s soap
Rosehip Oil by Kosmea
Shoosha Baby Products
Giddy Yoyo  – chlorella Tablets
Dutchman’s Gold – raw honey 
Province Apothecary – face and body care
Neem oil
Clef des Champs – herbal salve
Styrian Gold – pumpkin seeds



2 thoughts on “resources + features

  1. Hi Emily, really enjoy your blog! It’s really well done and has a lot of great information about holistic heath that I am also interested in. Thanks for posting such interesting, relevant content. Look forward to reading more!


    1. Thank you so much, Liz! I really appreciate you taking time to comment. It’s great you are also interested in holistic health, there’s lots to learn that I am still discovering too. If you have any other comments, or suggestions of topics you’d like me to cover, please let me know! Love getting feedback and writing about topics people are curious about. All the best,
      Emily 🙂


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