Would you rather eat a piece of dark chocolate every day to reduce cholesterol and lower blood pressure instead of taking a pill with potentially serious side effects? How about local honey to help with allergies?
Then check out the Holistic Farmers Market, which takes place the second and fourth Fridays at the southwest corner of 48th Street and Elliott Road. To find out more, visit the Phoenix Holistic Health Center, 4747 E. Elliott Road, or visit www.PhoenixHolisticHealth.com.
Product: All natural pharmaceutical grade health and skin care.
Holistic benefit: All natural, no fillers. Results in three to five days.
Price: $20 to $60
Phone: (602) 980-6263
Life Quest Chiropractic
Product: Corrective care and treatment plans.
Holistic benefit: Stress release from back pains.
Price: Free initial visit.
Phone: (480) 659-2000
Product: Hand crafted jewelry, bookmarks.
Price: $6 to $25
Phone: (480) 219-9619
Z Ultimate Self Defense
Holistic benefit: Staying healthy, weight loss, muscle toning and confidence.
Price: $30 for one month of classes, plus four private lessons.
Phone: (480) 831-7890
1st Gentle Dentistry
Product: Green dentist office
Holistic benefit: Digital X-ray, no mercury, green, paperless building.
Price: Offers its own insurance plan - $60 annually for 60 to 90 percent off.
Phone: (480) 924-7200
Product: Skin and nutritional care.
Holistic benefit: Botanically based, vegan, gluten-free, no harmful chemicals.
Price: $14 to $99
Phone: (602) 980-6236
Made By Bees
Product: Locally harvested, raw, unpasteurized honey and fruit butters.
Holistic benefit: Helps with allergies and is a good source of vitamins.
Price: $8 to $18
Phone: (928) 970-0472
Wei of Chocolate
Product: Organic, dairy, soy and gluten-free dark chocolate.
Holistic benefit: Lowers cholesterol and blood pressure, cuts risk of heart attack and stroke, reduces stress and improves brain function.
Price: $10 to $20
Phone: (602) 377-8950
Product: All natural hummus, pesto and spinach dip.
Holistic benefit: Made fresh with no preservatives, tahini free (no sesame oil).
Price: $5 for a half pound
Phone: (480) 988-9454
Raging Raw Organics
Product: Raw, flax seed crackers and cookies.
Holistic benefit: Wheat free, gluten free, organic.
Phone: (602) 703-5552
Lil' Sassy's Salsa
Product: 11 to 14 varieties of salsa made from Arizona ingredients.
Holistic benefit: Fresh ingredients, pesticide free, no preservatives, additives, chemicals and lower on salt.
Price: $7 or 3 for $20
Phone: (480) 821-4808
Product: Foot rubs
Holistic benefit: Uses all natural products, stress release.
Price: $20 for 20 minutes or $40 for 50 minutes.
Phone: (480) 251-8468
Red Mountain Cattle Co.
Product: Grass-fed beef
Holistic benefit: Omega-3 fatty acids.
Price: $6 to $28
Phone: (480) 830-6670
Product: Natural jewelry cleaning solution.
Holistic benefit: Coconut and banana oils are gentle on jewelry, as opposed to ammonia, which eats the top layer of gold.
Price: $10 to $15
Phone: (480) 380-8171
5 Star Dove Release
Product: Trained doves available for special occasions.
Holistic benefit: A visualization of mind, body and spirit.
Phone: (480) 495-9153
Contact writer: (480) 898-7911 or firstname.lastname@example.org