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June 18, 2020

Screen Time & Eye Care

Many of us are spending more time on our screens lately, as we experience more virtual meetings, binge our favourite Netflix series, scroll our social media feeds more frequently. While we know it can be difficult to disconnect, we’ve provided some best practices you might consider implementing to protect your eyes from irritation during these times of increased blue-light exposure.... read more
June 15, 2020

A Pharmacist’s Guide to Suncare

We asked and he answered! Lonny Barr, Owner/Pharmacist at Pharmasave Parksville, gives us the full scoop on proper suncare Q: What’s the best thing I can do to prevent sunspots and aging? A: The single most important thing you can do to prevent your skin from sunspots and premature aging is to wear a sun block or sunscreen every day.... read more
June 15, 2020

Thieves Oil Essential Oil Blend

We know why they call it Thieves Oil, because this all-natural essential oil blend has stolen our hearts. A blend of lemon, eucalyptus, cinnamon, rosemary, and clove, Thieves Oil can serve many purposes to enhance the health of our homes and bodies. Some traditional and lesser known uses of this all-in-one blend include: As a diffuser, to fight sickness and... read more
June 11, 2020

Garden Rhubarb: A Crisp, Delicious Summer Vegetable

Garden Rhubarb: A Crisp, Delicious Summer Vegetable While many of us use rhubarb in our culinary creations as a fruit-like filler (cooking it with sugar for use in pies, crumbles and crisps), this herbaceous perennial is in fact a vegetable! We love rhubarb, as it’s an excellent source of dietary fiber, antioxidants, vitamin K, and potassium. Rhubarb is also low... read more
May 14, 2020

Tub Talk: Essential Oils

 While there are many benefits of using essential oils, adding them to your bath-time routine promotes physical and mental relaxation (ultra timely!) while also boasting skin-healing properties. Our brand of choice is NOW Foods, which produces a line of pure, organic essential oils, blends and diffusers for aromatherapy. Stress Less, Glow More Recipe: – 5 drops Lavender Oil – 4... read more
May 14, 2020

Oral Hygiene at Home

With the temporary closures of public dental facilities in place to slow the spread of COVID-19, we have compiled some Hygienist-approved tips to care for your teeth at home. Keep up with your oral hygiene and make your Dentist proud by following some of the following best practices: Clean in between! Most cavities form between the teeth, so a great way... read more
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