We believe that the products you put on your body ought to be as safe and natural as the food you eat.
We take great care in choosing the cleanest products available: rest assured that our products are free of unnecessary artificial ingredients like parabens, colorings, preservatives, binders, or fillers, and we are your source for vegetarian, vegan, and hypoallergenic health and body care options.
We take education seriously, so we have a shelf of reference books on hand for you to peruse, as well as an always-up-to-date HealthNotes kiosk to quickly research everything from natural remedies for ailments to potential drug interactions.
Some people just radiate good health. This is especially true of the Co-op’s wellness department (“department” doesn’t do it justice – it’s really more of a family), whose staff members just glow. It’s fitting. It also raises the question: What are their secrets? Get a glimpse into our lovely team’s world of wellness and get their everyday health tips right here.
AuraCacia, the market leader for aromatherapy in the U.S., is manufactured right here in Eastern Iowa. Visit auracacia.com for wonderful recipes for making your own skin care products.
Eco Lips, another nationally-recognized company, makes vegan, tinted, and SPF lip balms made with organic ingredients, right in Cedar Rapids, Iowa!
Alaffia is Fair Trade certified – every product! – and they give back to women's cooperatives in Togo, Africa. Purchasing Alaffia products helps support the global community.
New from Urban Moonshine: Chocolate Love Tonic! This herbal aphrodisiac includes organic herbs and spices including maca, cacao, damiana, ginger, schizandra, hawthorn, and rose, which work together to support healthy cardiac function, circulation, warmth, and relaxation. To achieve romantic results, take 1 teaspoon daily.
– Michelle McClintick, New Pi Wellness Coordinator