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10/30/2015 1:34:37 PM
4 Weleda Must Haves For the TCS NYC Marathon
Just two days away, the TCS New York City Marathon has been a NYC tradition for over 40 years. With only 55 finishers in 1970 to 50,530 finishers in 2014, this marathon brings individuals from all over the world together. All with one goal in mind, thousands of runners gather to run up to that finish line and accomplish a life-long dream. Months of training, balanced meals and tons of hydration, preparation is key for this marathon. With your body actively pushing itself to new limits we can’t help to think about what happens after… (soreness, a lot of it). A runner’s body should be cared for properly, that’s why we’ve...
Categories: Arn, Fair Trade
10/28/2015 11:59:53 AM
Organic Flower Power
Coined the “patron saint of muscles and bruises,” arnica relieves and restores everything from bruises and muscle tightness to inflammation and sprains.       This powerful botanical is used in our body care and medicinal products such as our Arnica Massage Oil, new Arnica Sports Shower Gel, new Arnica Muscle Soak and new Arnica Intensive Recovery Cream. Arnica provides relief to professional and recreational athletes during warm-up, competition and post-endurance, when the body is regenerating. The power of this radiant yellow plant lies in the 150 substances that make up its flowers. One key component, silicic acid, is...
Categories: Weleda , Organic Skincare
12/22/2014 9:00:00 AM
How to Celebrate a Gluten-Free Holiday
  The Holidays are upon us, and with it come celebrations, parties and all sorts of seasonal treats. For people with gluten sensitivities, this is not the easiest time of year to navigate. Gluten is a mixture of proteins that occur naturally in wheat, rye, barley and crossbreeds of these grains. In the U.S., 3 million people are estimated to suffer from Celiac Disease, where the body’s natural defenses react to gluten by attacking the lining of the small intestines, which can result in malabsorption and nutrient deficiencies. Up to 1 percent of the U.S. population might be gluten sensitive. The best treatment is to avoid gluten altogether...
12/7/2014 3:00:00 AM
Our Top Gifts for Kids, Weleda Style!
  This year my almost-three-year-old, Bailey, is very excited for Christmas and for Santa to visit, so I’ve been making a list and checking it twice. Lately I’ve been reading a lot about how important imaginative play is for children, so I’d like to buy her a few things this holiday that will inspire her imagination, which is just starting to really bloom. I’m also trying to find items that are handcrafted, eco-friendly, and safe. If they are locally made or fair trade, even better. Here are a few things I’ve found so far. If you have any gift ideas to share, please leave a comment and let us know!  ...
10/27/2014 12:00:00 AM
An Inside Look Into Our Weleda Family
  We just love our Weleda family and we want to give you an inside look of the faces behind all of the great work. Stay tuned for a monthly Q&A with our family here at Weleda.  Q. What is your name? A. Dena Moskowitz Q. How long have you been working at Weleda? A. I started in 1991 and have worked in many different departments, including shipping, marketing and running our store & apa. Q. What do you do at Weleda now? A. I manage the Customer Service & Medical Support departments at our headquarters in Irvington, NY. And I also have written articles and blogs for our website  Q. What makes Weleda unique? A. We grow...
10/20/2014 12:00:00 AM
How Our Stretch Mark Massage Oil Works
  Are you expecting or planning on having a baby? Then be sure to read this Q&A with Weleda midwife, Christina Hinderlich. In addition to a midwife, Christina is also a lactation consultant, but her most important job is mother to her three children!  She has 15 years’ experience in antenatal care, midwifery and postnatal care. She works at Weleda's offices in Germany, where she is our resident expert providing advice on baby care. Here, Christina answers three frequently asked questions on why Weleda’s Stretch Mark Massage Oil is so special and so effective.   Q. What makes Weleda Stretch Mark Massage Oil effective...
Categories: Pregnancy, Midwife