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Midori Spring Organic Ceremonial Matcha GOLD 30g - USDA, KOSHER Premium from Japan, Sweet Earthy Flavors (30g)
Midori Spring Organic Ceremonial Matcha GOLD 30g - USDA, KOSHER Premium from Japan, Sweet Earthy Flavors (30g)
Offered by Life & Food
Price: CDN$ 40.99

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5.0 out of 5 stars high quality superfood, July 29 2015
I was offered a sample of this product for review purposes on my blog, here is an excerpt of that article:
Midori Spring's Ceremonial Gold Matcha is 100% organic, gluten free, gmo free, pesticide free, vegan and also kosher certified. You won't find any soy or wheat or any other additives; this is a pure product. The leaves are harvested from the finest shade-grown tea gardens in the regions of Aichi and Kagoshima in Japan and it is 'certified and tested by 9th degree tea masters' to ensure perfection' (according to the company). Midori Spring is so confident in their product they offer a 100% quality satisfaction guarantee.
While I am familiar with green tea and some other teas (black, red, brown and white) made from the same variety of plants, I was new to matcha' so I did some research online. Here is what I found out:
Matcha is a flour-like powder 'super-food' made from green tea leaves, used traditionally for ceremonial purposes mainly in Japan. It is considered special because it allows the user to benefit from the whole leaf. Green tea as many people are already aware is a powerful health food, rich in antioxidants (higher than pomegranate and goji or wolf berries; more than 137 times than what is found in steeped tea) and nutrients. The tea will increase a calm alertness due to a small amount of l-theanine and caffeine that it contains ' it has less caffeine than the more mature brown, red or black leaves of the same plant, however. Green tea is also known to improve metabolism, boost the immune system, reduce inflammation and encourages elimination of toxins and chemicals. Matcha also has the highest known rating for Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity. It also offers cancer fighting Epigallocatechin Gallate (EGCg).
There are different classes of this ceremonial tea ' this brand falls under the 'emerald' class, which equates to a mid-range level of grades in quality. The higher the quality means there will be a higher price. This brand is a product of Japan but is distributed by Life & Food Inc. (Silver Springs NV - USA)
This product comes housed inside a nice, compact, reusable aluminum tin. Inside the tin, there was a non-recyclable 100g. foil bag that you have to cut open to get at the product. When I opened the food-grade envelope I discovered a very fine, flour-like powder that was bright green in color. The powder can be air borne easily so be careful when using not to stir it up to much or breath in the dust. The company recommends keeping the envelope intact, resealing it to keep the product fresh.
I have a sensitive stomach that reacts to black, white, red and green teas (tea variations made from the same plant) ' so we use this product in our yogurt or milk based fruit smoothies (instead of other suggestions by reviewers and the company website) and because smoothies are made in our Vitamix blender the powder is mixed in really well, without common clumping issues. The powder has a slight green vegetable, sweet-like aroma.

Tangerine Lilly Naturals- The BEST Vitamin C Serum For a More Radiant Youthful Glow- an Anti-Aging Elixir Made From Natural and Organic Ingredients - Free Vanilla Organic Lip Balm Included
Tangerine Lilly Naturals- The BEST Vitamin C Serum For a More Radiant Youthful Glow- an Anti-Aging Elixir Made From Natural and Organic Ingredients - Free Vanilla Organic Lip Balm Included
Offered by Tangerine Lilly
Price: CDN$ 29.99

5.0 out of 5 stars fantastic product, Canadian company!, July 22 2015
Achat vérifié(Quest-ce que cest?)
The very first thing I noticed when I agreed to do a review for Tangerine Lilly is that the company (TangerineLilly.com) has a beautiful website! It just sings about nature, freedom and carefree summer days. I was thrilled to learn (as a Canadian myself) that this family run business is based in Nova Scotia, Canada - with a company philosophy of freedom, celebrating individual beauty, and doing no harm. Customers can reach out to Tangerine Lilly through the contact form on their website. ...Dave and I both absolutely loved the Organic Lip Balm that the company sent as a bonus along with the serum – it truly softens and conditions, while offering a nice coconut-vanilla scent and light sweet flavor. ...Both of the products that I received offer a 12-month shelf life. The company does not test on animals, and the products are certified organic, and made in Canada. ...I really enjoy this Canadian product and will continue to be a customer from now on. After a few weeks of using the product I noticed a slight color fade in the brown spots on the back of my hand and my husband commented that my face looked fresher than usual. (YAY!)

20% Vitamin C Serum-DOUBLE the size 60ml/2oz Bottle MADE IN CANADA Certified ORGANIC + Hyaluronic Acid + Vitamin E-Reverse Skin Aging & Wrinkles, remove sun spots look younger! Scent Free-Excellent for Sensitive Skin. PUMP & DROPPER Included
20% Vitamin C Serum-DOUBLE the size 60ml/2oz Bottle MADE IN CANADA Certified ORGANIC + Hyaluronic Acid + Vitamin E-Reverse Skin Aging & Wrinkles, remove sun spots look younger! Scent Free-Excellent for Sensitive Skin. PUMP & DROPPER Included
Offered by All Natural Advice
Price: CDN$ 58.88
3 used & new from CDN$ 21.55

5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful Canadian Company, July 22 2015
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Like most serums, this one contains 20% vitamin C which fights age related skin issues, sun damage and stimulates collagen. Both men and women can use a serum. After washing (and shaving) your face, and applying toner (if you use it) get ready to put on some serum. If you haven’t used a serum before simply put a few pumps worth in the palm of your hand and apply to your face and neck, and forearms and backs of your hands. These are the areas most often exposed to natural elements (sun, wind, cold, etc.), things you may have accidentally splashed on your skin (paint, paint thinner, gas, oil, etc.) and also chemicals in the air (exhaust, workplace chemicals, etc.). Any and all of those that I’ve just listed can cause all kinds of damage to the skin ranging from accelerated signs of aging to darkened spots. This serum will soak in very quickly and once the liquid has soaked in, simply apply moisturizer (if you use it) as you would normally. It is best if you apply serum in the morning when you wake up and during the evening ritual of preparing for bed.

Like many of you I’ve been taking Vitamin C supplements every day because of all the things we come in contact with we need the additional help to fight off free radicals and damaging elements. By adding vitamin C serum to my daily routine, I am applying the vitamin directly to my skin where it is more effective than taking it orally. I’ve been using this brand for more than a week now, and have to say that this will be up there with my top 2 favorites in serum, (both made in Canada and with all natural ingredients). This brand has a 12-month shelf life. Something else that sets this brand above others is the size 60ml. / 2 fl. oz. – double of what other brands offer. It is also non-allergic and made for sensitive skin (yay!).

60 Day Supply - World's Best Pearls Probiotic Supplement - Advanced Science - Doctor Trusted - For Women, Men and Kids - 365 Day Money Back Guarantee - Billions of Live Cultures Bifidobacterium Infantis, Lactobacillus and
60 Day Supply - World's Best Pearls Probiotic Supplement - Advanced Science - Doctor Trusted - For Women, Men and Kids - 365 Day Money Back Guarantee - Billions of Live Cultures Bifidobacterium Infantis, Lactobacillus and
Offered by Naturally Vibrant Health Corp
Price: CDN$ 64.99
2 used & new from CDN$ 64.99

5.0 out of 5 stars so easy to swallow, July 17 2015
Did you know that “70% of your body's immune system is found in the gut wall (as they call it) according to Johns Hopkins Medicine”?
(*quoted from company’s product information). ...The cap has a nice dispensary hole that I thought was a very nice touch, enabling me to flip it open and just tap out a pill instead of having to unscrew the cap and pour out into the palm of my hand. ...the pill is very small and round – very easy to swallow. ...Probiotics help the body produce and absorb Vitamins K and B, along with other vitamins and nutrients, in your digestive system. They help relieve most of the common digestive issues ranging from IBS, to lactose intolerance, oral health and allergies. They even help combat side effects of antibiotics. Healthy digestive tracts have “good” bacteria that reduce constipation, bloating, gas, diarrhea and fight infection and disease. The company was co-founded by Chris Jorgensen around 2007 and their product is made in the US and distributed via LuvUrGut LLC based in Central Point, Oregon (US). The company also offers a 365-day satisfaction guarantee. Visit their site EarthsPearl.com to learn more or sign up from their newsletter.

Frankincense Essential Oil - BIG 4 oz - 100% Pure & Natural Therapeutic Grade Oil - PREMIUM QUALITY Boswelia - wonderful aromatherapy oil with Deep Sweet Aroma - Natural Antiseptic and Disinfectant - Alleviates Pains & Aches -
Frankincense Essential Oil - BIG 4 oz - 100% Pure & Natural Therapeutic Grade Oil - PREMIUM QUALITY Boswelia - wonderful aromatherapy oil with Deep Sweet Aroma - Natural Antiseptic and Disinfectant - Alleviates Pains & Aches -
Offered by Naturally Vibrant Health Corp
Price: CDN$ 39.99

5.0 out of 5 stars One great product!, July 10 2015
Like me, you’ve probably heard of frankincense oil but have never had any experience with it. I was totally in the dark about the oil when this review project came across my desk and as such I really appreciated the mini 9-page e-book that comes with each order. ...Frankincense oil (a.k.a. olibanum) comes from the resin of the Bosellia Carterii tree (located mainly in Somalia), through steam distillation of the tree’s fresh leaves. ...This is one of the oldest medicines going back to biblical times and beyond. It has been commonly used in aromatherapy practices and massage for relaxation, uplifting moods and heightening awareness. It contains anti-aging properties when applied to the skin, boosts the immune system, and has been used in various remedies for coughs, indigestion, aches and pains. Add a couple of drops to your bath water, a few drops to a diffuser or a few drops on a damp cloth – and inhale deeply. You can also rub a few drops on the bottom of your feet... frankincense is a natural antiseptic and disinfectant for housecleaning as well.

Vitamin B12 Cream , Maxasorb B12 Cream 30ml / La vitamine B12 crème, Maxasorb B12 crème 30ml
Vitamin B12 Cream , Maxasorb B12 Cream 30ml / La vitamine B12 crème, Maxasorb B12 crème 30ml
Offered by Vita Science
Price: CDN$ 32.51
2 used & new from CDN$ 32.51

5.0 out of 5 stars definitely going to continue getting this product, June 26 2015
I have occasional flare-ups of eczema and had a flare up just before receiving this serum, so I was using the traditional cortisone twice when the itching and raised skin became unbearable and the natural remedies I’ve learned of to use at home including avoiding putting my hands in water and reducing exposure to heat. Long ago in my youth, I learned the benefits of using all natural products for sensitive skin types and have never used anything else since. That said, when I received this serum I was able to try it on the flare up right away and came to the conclusion that this is great for people with eczema. It instantly soothed the area and healing began. Even with subsequent flare-ups in that same area (eczema takes a while to go away completely) the daily application has helped better than anything I’ve tried. The cream also moistens the skin so as the eczema heals there is no longer dry crusty skin to continually irritate the area. I applied 2 doses per day during the flare up, and have since reduced that to once per day – as recommended – now that the eczema is healing.

Omega 3 Fish Oil - Triple Strength - 1,500 Mg Omega 3 Fatty Acids - 600 Mg DHA 800 Mg EPA - No Fishy Aftertaste - Pharmaceutical Grade Fish Oil - 60 Softgels by Quality Encapsulations
Omega 3 Fish Oil - Triple Strength - 1,500 Mg Omega 3 Fatty Acids - 600 Mg DHA 800 Mg EPA - No Fishy Aftertaste - Pharmaceutical Grade Fish Oil - 60 Softgels by Quality Encapsulations
Offered by Global Depot--Ship From USA
Price: CDN$ 81.96

5.0 out of 5 stars my favorite, June 18 2015
Having experienced eczema, allergies, joint issues and anxiety I have learned the importance of taking supplements for omega 3, 6 and 9 (all types of fatty acids)… I have tried flax and hemp and various fish oils, but I have to say that so far (over the last 18 years of taking these supplements) this brand is now my favorite.

Vita Sciences Maxasorb D3 Vitamin D3 Cream 1000 IU/Dose, 50ml, 1.7 Fluid Ounce
Vita Sciences Maxasorb D3 Vitamin D3 Cream 1000 IU/Dose, 50ml, 1.7 Fluid Ounce
Offered by Vita Science
Price: CDN$ 26.00

5.0 out of 5 stars it absorbs everything it comes in contact with and as such natural products like Maxasorb D3 Cream are looked at as a supplement, June 2 2015
It is important to remember that the skin is an organ, it absorbs everything it comes in contact with and as such natural products like Maxasorb D3 Cream are looked at as a supplement for the entire body. Maxasorb D3 is paraben free and made with natural ingredients – listed as: water, aloe juice, coconut oil, glycerin, palm stearic acid, emulsifying wax, cetyl myristoleate, panthenol, cetyl alcohol, Vitamin D3 – 1000IU/dose, Vitamin E, phenoxethanol, tetrasodium EDTA, scorbic acid, citric acid.... The instructions on the bottle were a little confusing in that it didn’t’ specify where to apply the supplement on the skin, only to “rub a full pump onto the skin 1-2 times daily… children under 12 years should only use once per day” – to apply externally only and to avoid contact with the eyes. ...I thought it would be wise to apply it on different areas each time, although the product did not suggest this. Both Dave and I noticed that it soaked in right away, and there was no scent at all – we definitely noticed that we had softened skin where it was applied. The lotion is odorless, hypoallergenic and I had no allergic reaction (I’m super sensitive). ..I was slightly concerned about the fact it uses a pump to disperse the product, while it likely measures the dose more accurately my concern lay in that most pump style containers leave a great deal of the product in the bottom and you have to cut the container open to access the last of the product. ...The 50 ml (1.7 fl. oz.) container is solid white, and doesn’t have a recycle symbol on the bottom or a plastic # so I’m not sure if one can recycle it or not. Each container offers 60 doses and should be stored at 55-85˚F.

Simply Pure Skin Care - The BEST Organic Rosehip Oil For Your Skin - 100% Pure, Unrefined & Cold Pressed - Essential Oils Are Best Anti-Aging Treatment For Face & Body - Improves Sun Damage, Fine Lines, Stretch Marks & More - 1 oz. Bottle
Simply Pure Skin Care - The BEST Organic Rosehip Oil For Your Skin - 100% Pure, Unrefined & Cold Pressed - Essential Oils Are Best Anti-Aging Treatment For Face & Body - Improves Sun Damage, Fine Lines, Stretch Marks & More - 1 oz. Bottle
Offered by Simply Pure Skin Care
Price: CDN$ 22.95

5.0 out of 5 stars a wonderful product; a conscious company, June 2 2015
It was such a sincere pleasure to work with Jan Williams of Simply Pure Skin Care company re: this review project for their Organic Rosehip Oil product. Jan is the president of the small company (based in Wildomar, California – USA) and a licensed esthetician; they sell other pure products made from emu oil and shea butter. ...Rosehips are known for their incredibly high Vitamin C content – many people make tea out of wild-harvested berries or buy the hulled berries at health stores for baking, jelly or tea...rich in antioxidants and essential fatty acids – which moisturize the skin and reduce the effects of exposure to sun and other elements (i.e. chemicals, pollution, cold and wind) that lead to premature aging and skin damage. Rosehip oil is also a rich source of Vitamin A. The cold-pressed oil is processed in small quantities and shipped to Amazon in weekly shipments in order to ensure the freshness and high quality of this product.

Learn Spanish the Gringa Way: The Easiest Way for English Speakers to Learn Spanish
Learn Spanish the Gringa Way: The Easiest Way for English Speakers to Learn Spanish
by Erin Ashley Sieber
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 20.83
12 used & new from CDN$ 17.08

4.0 out of 5 stars learning spanish made easy, May 11 2015
I have always loved the sound of the Spanish language and often said that if I was capable of learning a language, beyond English and a little sign language, it would be Spanish. Well, I finally got my chance!...Whenever I check out a book I am often interested in how eco-friendly it is and while this soft cover book is printed on acid-free paper, it has no recycled content or any mention of carbon offset. ...I’m excited to study this book and it will certainly be a member of my personal library collection for life

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