Why Osana Mosquito Repellent Soap?

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Zika and Pregnancy

As summer arrives and vacations abroad are being planned, pregnant woman and woman trying to conceive are curious about the effects Zika Virus and pregnancy. The Concern for Zika and Pregnancy Microcephaly is an abnormal smallness of the head, a congenital condition associated with incomplete brain development. In a recent study by the Center for Disease Control reports that “scientists announced that there is now enough evidence to conclude that Zika virus infection during pregnancy is a cause of microcephaly and other severe fetal brain defects and has been linked to problems in infants, including eye defects, hearing loss, and impaired growth. Scientists are studying the full range of other potential health problems that...

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How to Use Tea Tree Oil on the Skin

As far as essential oils go, tea tree oil goes beyond the ordinary in terms of healing and nourishing the skin. Although there are numerous ways to use tea tree oil, applying it topically on the skin may be one of the main and most effective uses. Tea tree has so many anti-viral and anti-fungal benefits that the Australian army puts it in soldiers’ first aid kits. Now, you can use tea tree oil in a variety of ways, especially to heal your skin. Tea tree oil is an excellent treatment for acne. One study found tea tree oil to be just as effective as benzoyl peroxide, but without the negative side effects like redness...

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Top 7 Uses for Lemon Essential Oil

There are over 500 scientific studies referring to lemon essential oils. Lemon oil is one of the most “essential” oils to have on hand because it is so effective in numerous areas including: Cleansing the body Boosting metabolism Purifying skin Lemon is best known for it’s ability to cleanse toxins from any part of the body and is widely used to stimulate lymph drainage. Rejuvenates energy According to a study published in the International Journal of Food Microbiology last year, lemon oil may actually be the most powerful anti-microbial agent of all the essential oils. Top 7 Uses for Lemon Essential Oil Natural Disinfectant and Home Cleaning – Avoid toxic cleaning products by adding 40 drops...

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Companies That Give Back

It’s that time of year again, the time when teenagers all over the country walk across the stage (or gymnasium floor) and toss the tassel over to the left side. Family calendars fill up quickly with graduation parties. Checks are written and cashed. Maybe there is even a graduation in your family, your son or daughter celebrating with friends and family, saying goodbyes and enjoying their last summer before the semester starts in the fall. And when that happens, you might want to send them off. A sort of college readiness box, or maybe even a mid-term care package(with Osana Soap of Course!). We’ve compiled a list of some possible goodies that you might want to consider sending your grad’s way,...

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650+ Bars of Osana Shipped to Brazil

Because of the amazing Osana customer base we are able to share one of the latest “Follow Your Soap” stories. We are excited to share the news of a budding partnership with The Invictus Initiative. Invictus does great work all over the globe but we have partnered specifically with them for a special project where they are working with pregnant women through pregnancy centers within Brazil that they have existing relationships with. Osana sent over 650 bars of soap to a center that will sponsor and provide added protection for pregnant mothers and their families throughout the duration of the mother’s pregnancy. Soap will be supplied through these centers and will help prevent mothers and...

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Osana Mosquito Repellent Soap in 90-seconds!

Poor sanitation and mosquito bites kill more than 1.8 million people each year! What’s tragic is they are both easily preventable—the operative word there is “preventable”. That means that 1.8 million preventable deaths can be eliminated each year. Osana addresses both problems, and that is where you come in and we need your help! Osana is an all-natural mosquito repellent soap that smells great and really works! Say goodbye to toxic bug sprays and go the all-natural way. The best part is that every time you buy Osana to stay clean and keep those pesky mosquitos away, you’re helping others around the world eliminate preventable deaths caused by malaria, mosquito-borne and sanitation based illnesses....

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Osana Goes to the Dominican Republic

We were fortunate to connect with Parkview Church located in Orland Park, IL. They reached out to us about a small team that was going to the Dominican Republic for a short term trip in a community called Tamboril. They were interested in travel sized bars for the team as well as some bars they could leave behind with one of the communities they served. Although, they purchased travel sized bars for their purposes we wanted to be sure to share what about what they are doing in the community. Caitlin Courtney, our contact from Parkview Church, was fortunate to return to Tamboril for this trip and she sent back the following in regards to the...

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More Soap Headed to Uganda and “The Way Home”

We have been proud to partner with “The Way Home” over the past year were able to send 150 new bars of soap for their community of staff members to test out over the next few months. You may remember that a similar donation went out about a year ago where we were able to collect and initial round of data and feedback. We are still working with the staff and founders at “The Way Home” to ensure the best way to introduce Osana into the community and what it looks like to have it be an option for malaria and mosquito prevention as well as contribute to the overall sanitation of the community. Osana...

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FOX News Discussing Zika Virus with Osana Going to Brazil

Osana was recently interviewed on FOX 31 KDVR News to talk about the growing concerns with mosquito born illnesses, specifically Zika Virus, and how Osana is helping to fight these tragic issues around the world. “The recent outbreak of the Zika virus has put mosquito-borne illnesses back in the spotlight, and one Colorado-based company is doing its part to be part of the solution. Osana Bar is an all-natural mosquito repellent soap. Every time you buy a box, it donates a bar of soap to a country suffering from mosquito-borne illnesses. “Osana’s whole mission is how do we prevent those preventable deaths,” co-founder Kenn Kelly said. “When you go to these villages and you...

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Zika Virus

Recent cases of the Zika Virus have been reported in the U.S. It is wise to note travel notices to be aware if this virus may be near you. Zika virus is spread to people through mosquito bites. Origins: Prior to 2015, Zika virus outbreaks occurred in areas of Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific Islands. In May 2015, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) issued an alert regarding the first confirmed Zika virus infections in Brazil. Areas with Zika Currently, outbreaks are occurring in many countries. No local mosquito-borne Zika virus disease cases have been reported in US states, but there have been travel-associated cases. Check out the CDC’s List of travel notices...

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The Story About Osana’s New Packaging

After much thought and conversation, we determined that it was time to completely change the packaging of Osana. We were longing for a better way to communicate our mission and purpose, while better serving those who purchase the soap and expanding Osana’s reach to the nations. Why Osana has New Packaging 1 . We believe that new boxes can help change the world: We believe that malaria and sanitation based deaths are preventable and can be eradicated in this lifetime, saving millions of lives a year. The new boxes spread awareness about this issue and allow others to get involved. Awareness is the first step in our long term destination. 2. Wanted to update the...

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The Gift That Gives Again

Here at Osana, we truly admire companies that use their resources to help serve others. We believe that this could transform our world and even eliminate certain world issues we are currently dealing with. This is why we are so passionate about partnering with organizations that are making huge strides in ending malaria and sanitation based deaths. Osana’s resources and all natural mosquito soap donation bars go to support those organizations. There is a great feeling associated with the giving of gifts to those you love. What better, then, to give a gift that gives twice? Below are some companies that operate on the “Buy One Give One” model that are worth supporting this...

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