Todzka Brown, owner of The Garden of Eden in East Falls, is sharing her knowledge of natural cures with the community.
Her shop on Ridge Ave. offers natural skin, hair and wellness products, many of which are made by hand. Her wellness teas, soy body massage candles and acne treatments are some of her top sellers.
She says it’s all part of a push to promote healthy lifestyles.
“Typically, I’ll give people free samples if it’s something new. Go home and use this. If it works, come back for more. If it doesn’t, then there’s no harm,” she said.
Jon Ristaino is a student at Temple University. Philadelphia Neighborhoods, a NewsWorks content partner, is an initiative of the Temple Multimedia Urban Reporting Lab.