Mother Nature's apothecary

December 7, 2017 Lemon Balm: Why We Think It’s Amazing

Lemon Balm, (Melissa Officinalis),  is one of those herbs that has been around for ages, yet it’s still not widely known as a culinary ingredient. It’s a member of the mint family with a delicate lemony flavor that can be used to sweeten jams, jellies,...

November 30, 2017 The Best Way To Apply Baby Chest Rub

When you think of vapor rubs, that robust scent of eucalyptus comes to mind.  You probably recall being sick and your mother slathering it all over your chest and even adding a dab under your nose.  But is that the best way to apply it...

November 22, 2017 ACV: The Latest Health Fad You Don’t Want To Miss Out On

It may seem like a recent “health fad” to you, but apple cider vinegar is anything but new. History shows that apple juice was being fermented into vinegar since before 5000 BC; it was used for everything from stimulating circulation and cleansing the blood to...

November 15, 2017 Think “Natural Flavors” Are Natural? Think Again.

Here’s the thing:  No one really knows what is in “natural flavors”.  It’s pretty contradictory to think they could potentially contain hundreds of GMO, synthetic, or chemical ingredients. The word “natural” is supposed to put your mind at ease, right? Wrong. The term “natural flavors” is being...

October 26, 2017 Melatonin: Is Supplementing Necessary For a Good Night’s Sleep?

Today, people equate melatonin with restful sleep because it helps control your wake and sleep cycles. If you can't fall asleep then it would make sense to supplement with it, right? The short answer is yes, that would make sense. But hold on, not so fast....

October 18, 2017 What Exactly Does ‘Whole Food Health’ Mean?

As a society, we’ve become obsessed with what we put into our bodies when it comes to food-- organic has become mainstream and people are valuing ingredients over calories. However it doesn’t seem to have translated to other parts of our life. Are you still...

September 26, 2017 Maty’s Got A Makeover!

It’s been a busy 2017 over here at Maty’s! We’ve been working on updating our look and are so excited to finally share some big changes with you. Here is a highlight of the changes you’ll see coming your way on store shelves: Total Brand...

June 6, 2017 Why Vitamin Angels Is The Perfect Fit For Maty’s

Did you know two doses of Vitamin A per year can significantly benefit the health and survival of children at risk with a life threatening condition? Vitamin Angels is a charity whose mission is to help at-risk populations in need. Pregnant women, new mothers, and children...

May 25, 2017 How to Grow An Immune Boosting Garden

Mother nature provides us with so many powerful plants that have been shown to relieve minor health issues. Our ancestors knew this and made their own home remedies. In many cases, their remedies worked better than today's modern drugs or medications. But instead of scavenging the...

March 24, 2017 What You Need To Know About Baking Soda and Heartburn

Can I take baking soda for heartburn relief? We often get asked this question by our customers who suffer from heartburn and acid indigestion. Most likely they read a DIY remedy which suggests adding baking soda to a glass of water and drinking it to...

March 6, 2017 Are Maty’s Healthy Products Non-GMO?

We often get asked if our products are certified non-GMO. And the short answer is, they are! That is, some of our products are. At Maty's, it is important that we are transparent as to what ingredients are in our products. That's why we have two...

February 23, 2017 10 Amazing Ways To Use Maty’s Natural Vapor Rub

Maty's All Natural Vapor Rub is known for relieving coughs and congestion because of the soothing benefits from Eucalyptus and Peppermint oils. But our customers let us in on a secret: they use our vapor rub for so much more! We wanted to share these 10...