Top 10 Holistic Home Products
Clean the air, clear the energy, and turn your space into a legit sanctuary with these healthy home hacks
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The Giving Plant
Not only does aloe gel get props as a medicinal plant for its soothing, healing, and hydrating properties (it works great for burns and bites!), but also the low-maintenance succulent can clean up your inside air, filtering out benzene and formaldehyde. This handy kit has everything you need to grow your own window dressing.
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Not all candles are created equal. Trade in the paraffin kind, which can release icky chemicals like alkens and toluene, for a cleaner burn with beeswax. Handmade in California by artist, beekeeper, and farmer Erin Pata, these triple-wick wonders are 100% raw beeswax for a cozy and healthy vibe.
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Bye-Bye, Bad Juju
Sage has been used for thousands of years to energetically cleanse your space, extinguishing stagnant or negative energy. These hand-tied beauties add roses and vintage cotton floss to the mix for an almost-too-pretty-to-burn bundle.
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Yes, incense is in again—and this hand-twisted rope version, infused with woodsy-smelling juniper, gets extra coolness points. Simply light, blow out the flame, and let the rope ember for a better smelling vibe. Burn on a metal dish or hang from a rope incense burner.
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Tap water just got a whole lot better thanks to this stick of genius. Made from oak branches carbonized to 1,000 degrees, simply drop the activated charcoal into a pitcher of water to filter out impurities like metals and chlorine. Best of all, it’s plastic-free and water tastes deliciously clean.
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Want a better night’s sleep? Swaddle yourself in this sleeping beauty. Studies show that like a big hug, weighted blankets can help you get to sleep faster and give you a more restful snooze, plus the deep pressure stimulation can decrease anxiety and reduce levels of the stress hormone cortisol.
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Those plug-in air fresheners can be filled with nasty chemicals. This scent is all-natural, a woodsy blend of balsam fir, cedarwood, earth, and moss handcrafted in California. Spritz around your house or add a few drops to your diffuser for a healthier aroma.
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Um, did you know breathing in toxic cleaning products can be as harmful as smoking? Yikes. Overhaul the under-your-sink area with this non-toxic threesome. The All-Purpose Cleaner, Wood Cleaner, and Scouring Powder deliver plenty of elbow grease and full ingredient disclosure.
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The right doormat says a lot. It’s the first thing people see when they enter your home, so you want to make it a style statement. It’s also one of the best ways to cut tracking in contaminants, reducing pollutants like pesticides and lead dust by up to 60 percent.
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Did you know indoor pollutants can be 10 times higher than outdoor levels? Suck ’em up with this upright. Armed with a sealed HEPA filter, it traps dust, dander, and other pollutants instead of spitting them back into the air. Bonus points for Miele’s super suction and long-lasting rep.