Many of the same wholesome foods that you eat to help your skin glow from the inside-out can also be used externally, as cleansers, moisturizers, and skin masks. These vitamins, minerals, and oils that nourish your body also nourish your skin. Below... Read more
In the 1920's, French chemist Rene Maurice Gattefosse accidentally lit his arm on fire in his laboratory. The nearest cold liquid was a vat of lavender oil, into which he thrust his arm in an act of desperation. To his surprise, the pain subsided... Read more
Each of us has a secret source of energy. You can’t hold it in your hand or see it in a book. Most mysteriously, it can boost your energy, mood and motivation without you even knowing it.
It’s a smell. Not just any smell, but a... Read more
Darn, it happened again! You’ve just tried a new facial cleanser, but instead of the healthy glow you had hoped for, your skin became red, itchy and irritated. With a sigh, you throw the cleanser into the drawer filled with all of your other be... Read more
Marketers invest millions to convince us that we need the latest and greatest cleaning spray, detergent, and paper towel, so it’s not surprising that tidying up can quickly become a budgetary mess. In fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor... Read more
Food allergies, fragrance allergies. Animal dander allergies, pollen allergies, chemical allergies, all made worse by something in the environment, control what can be controlled by eliminating triggers and doing what can be done to get strong #AIP... Read more
I have a fragrance spray that I've always used after I work out. This fragrance always reminds me of exercise as I only ever use it at that time. The other day I realized that by using the fragrance when I'm struggling to motivate myself to exercis... Read more
Essential Oils Support Physical and Emotional Well-BeingYour sense of smell is your most primal sense and exerts surprising influence over your thoughts, emotions, moods, memories, and behaviors. Scents are experienced long before words.This is why i... Read more
Welcome to those interested in spirituality, 'green' living, crystals, past life regression, esoterics, energy healing, feng shui, aromatherapy, the paranormal, dreamwork, meditation and more...
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After a long, tough workout, an equally long, hot bath is just what I crave. If I'm feeling particularly sore, I add Epsom salts, which help reduce inflammation. You can buy expensive aromatherapy bath salts at department stores, but I don't like to... Read more
I've written about the miracles of the rice sock. This handy low-tech gadget eased an excruciating sinus headache I had a few weeks back. Since I made mine, it had soothed sore knees after yoga, loosened a tight lower back and even warmed cold feet a... Read more
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