Do you insist on natural products?

Do you insist on natural products?

There's a bit of a trend at the moment - insisting on 'natural', or 'organic', but is that what you should be insisting on or is 'non-toxic' a better choice.

So, here's the thing - if natural just means to you that a product comes from nature - so from a plant, for example - you may begetting more than you bargained for.

Plants live in soil and however careful the plants are tended to and harvested, the soil is affected by weather, by rainfall, by what is draining into the soil. etc So there may be heavy metals or other contaminants in the soil and they will affect the plant but it may not be obvious to the naked eye and you probably won't know if contaminants have affected your products.

Nature is not all good

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