Tuesday, November 27, 2012

On Using Antibacterial Soaps

Today we live in a world where aggressive bacteria and viruses are abound. Everywhere we go, every object we touch, every person we interact with increases the risk of contracting sickness. So scientists came up with antibiotics and antibacterial stuff that aggressively eliminate the threats to us and the lives of our loved ones. By killing these bacteria and viruses, we are safe.

Well, its not completely true. Many people are beginning to think that it is otherwise.

Monday, November 26, 2012

Cleaning Fruits & Vegetables for the Holidays

Its almost Christmas! Here in the Philippines, the peak of activities are coming close and a lot of preparations still need to be done. Christmas shopping is just about to intensify, the rush to supermarkets or the local palengke to buy food for the Noche Buena is not too far away, and the abundance of fresh fruits from all over the world are coming. Not to mention the tradition of many Filipinos of preparing several rounded fruits during the eve of New Year to bring good luck, a lot is being consumed during the holidays.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Natural Liquid Bath Soaps Holiday Sale

As an early Christmas Gift to lovers of natural products in the Philippines, Casa de Lorenzo's Natural Liquid Bath Soaps go 50% OFF!

Instead of paying P350 for a 250mL bottle of our Natural Liquid Bath Soaps, it becomes P175 only. All you have to do is LIKE our Facebook Fan Page www.facebook.com/thecasadelorenzo and SHARE the promo poster from our timeline, and the discount can be applied to your order.

Offer is good until December 20, 2012.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Lemongrass and Citronella Differences

Almost everyone is familiar with Citronella. Its strong citrusy scent repels mosquitoes and works as an antiseptic on a variety of uses. It is in candles, potpourri, lotions and many others to help ward off insects. Almost everyone is also familiar with Lemongrass, which are used in grilled or roasted Filipino foods like lechon. Lemongrass is also a favorite herb of Philippine Traditional Healing for its efficacy in helping digestive problems.

Citronella and Lemongrass are cousins. They almost look the same, they grow the same way, and as essential oils, they are processed the same manner. But do you know how to distinguish Citronella from Lemongrass while they're still plants?

Actually its very easy.