Karen Peltier

Karen Peltier is a writer who covers natural cleaning and green lifestyles. She's an expert on alternative cleaning and health solutions.


  • Contributed nearly 200 articles on green living and cleaning for The Spruce
  • Focuses on holistic health, with specialties in Ayurveda, aromatherapy, herbology, and nutrition


Karen Peltier is a former writer for About.com and contributor to The Spruce. On her blog, WellGal.com, Peltier writes about natural cleaning methods for the home and tips on living an eco-conscious lifestyle. She's covered everything from all-natural cleaners to green spring cleaning.


​Karen has a master's degree in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) and Bilingual education from Georgetown University and a bachelor's degree in Spanish and linguistics from the University of Michigan. She also has several certifications in holistic health, Ayurveda, and herbal studies.

Expertise: Green Living
Education: Georgetown University, University of Michigan

About The Spruce

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