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Asian Influenced Essential Oils for Pain & Inflammation: Un-Thai Those Muscles

Tom Yum soup for dinner. A healthy delight and deliciously exotic (from an American perspective). Coconut milk, lemongrass, bok choy, ginger, lime, turmeric, cilantro. Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory - common benefits to Thai cooking and many of the Asian herbs and foods. The Thai Herbal  Compress used in Thai Massage contains these same ingredients - used for inflammation and pain. This is the inspiration of an essential oil remedy.  Reducing pain is a highly sought after therapy. Several methods have been developed to … [Read More...]

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Excitement and Release: Spring Essential Oils

The scent, the feel and the sights. Spring. Way cool. An exciting time and a sense of new growth. A feeling of potential. The possibilities. It’s happening. With this comes the shedding. The letting go. Reevaluation. What stays. What goes. What belongs. From a body-skin perspective we’re talking about excess weight. Congested tissue. And toxic build-up. The essential oil detox and cleanse solutions. Think movement. Citrus and oxides. Lemon, orange (sweet or bitter), grapefruit. Eucalyptus (radiata, globules, smithii), MQV, tea … [Read More...]

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Essential Oils for Winter and Holiday Skin Care and Health

You want protection from cold, crisp, dry winter air and dehydrated household heating. Wintertime skin care. Enter essential oils to help you prepare for holiday time skin care and protect from winter’s worst damage.  In a companion blog, Winter and Holiday Health Care for Your Skin, I provide some essential nutrients and botanical ingredients that will deliver potent defense from winter’s hazards along with regenerating and supporting youthful, healthy skin. Essential oils are the therapeutic icing on the already beneficial … [Read More...]

Tom Yum Soup photo

Asian Influenced Essential Oils for Pain & Inflammation: Un-Thai Those Muscles

Tom Yum soup for dinner. A healthy delight and deliciously exotic (from an American perspective). Coconut milk, lemongrass, bok choy, ginger, lime, turmeric, cilantro. Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory - common benefits to Thai cooking and many of the Asian herbs and foods. The Thai Herbal  Compress used in Thai Massage contains these same ingredients - used for inflammation and pain. This is the inspiration of an essential oil remedy.  Reducing pain is a highly sought after therapy. Several methods have been developed to … [Read More...]

IMG_0408

Excitement and Release: Spring Essential Oils

The scent, the feel and the sights. Spring. Way cool. An exciting time and a sense of new growth. A feeling of potential. The possibilities. It’s happening. With this comes the shedding. The letting go. Reevaluation. What stays. What goes. What belongs. From a body-skin perspective we’re talking about excess weight. Congested tissue. And toxic build-up. The essential oil detox and cleanse solutions. Think movement. Citrus and oxides. Lemon, orange (sweet or bitter), grapefruit. Eucalyptus (radiata, globules, smithii), MQV, tea … [Read More...]

Winter skin Face 2

Essential Oils for Winter and Holiday Skin Care and Health

You want protection from cold, crisp, dry winter air and dehydrated household heating. Wintertime skin care. Enter essential oils to help you prepare for holiday time skin care and protect from winter’s worst damage.  In a companion blog, Winter and Holiday Health Care for Your Skin, I provide some essential nutrients and botanical ingredients that will deliver potent defense from winter’s hazards along with regenerating and supporting youthful, healthy skin. Essential oils are the therapeutic icing on the already beneficial … [Read More...]

Tom Yum Soup photo

Asian Influenced Essential Oils for Pain & Inflammation: Un-Thai Those Muscles

Tom Yum soup for dinner. A healthy delight and deliciously exotic (from an American perspective). Coconut milk, lemongrass, bok choy, ginger, lime, turmeric, cilantro. Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory - common benefits to Thai cooking and many of the Asian herbs and foods. The Thai Herbal  Compress used in Thai Massage contains these same ingredients - used for inflammation and pain. This is the inspiration of an essential oil remedy.  Reducing pain is a highly sought after therapy. Several methods have been developed to … [Read More...]

IMG_0408

Excitement and Release: Spring Essential Oils

The scent, the feel and the sights. Spring. Way cool. An exciting time and a sense of new growth. A feeling of potential. The possibilities. It’s happening. With this comes the shedding. The letting go. Reevaluation. What stays. What goes. What belongs. From a body-skin perspective we’re talking about excess weight. Congested tissue. And toxic build-up. The essential oil detox and cleanse solutions. Think movement. Citrus and oxides. Lemon, orange (sweet or bitter), grapefruit. Eucalyptus (radiata, globules, smithii), MQV, tea … [Read More...]

Winter skin Face 2

Essential Oils for Winter and Holiday Skin Care and Health

You want protection from cold, crisp, dry winter air and dehydrated household heating. Wintertime skin care. Enter essential oils to help you prepare for holiday time skin care and protect from winter’s worst damage.  In a companion blog, Winter and Holiday Health Care for Your Skin, I provide some essential nutrients and botanical ingredients that will deliver potent defense from winter’s hazards along with regenerating and supporting youthful, healthy skin. Essential oils are the therapeutic icing on the already beneficial … [Read More...]

IMG_0408

Excitement and Release: Spring Essential Oils

The scent, the feel and the sights. Spring. Way cool. An exciting time and a sense of new growth. A feeling of potential. The possibilities. It’s happening. With this comes the shedding. The letting go. Reevaluation. What stays. What goes. What belongs. From a body-skin perspective we’re talking about excess weight. Congested tissue. And toxic build-up. The essential oil detox and cleanse solutions. Think movement. Citrus and oxides. Lemon, orange (sweet or bitter), grapefruit. Eucalyptus (radiata, globules, smithii), MQV, tea … [Read More...]

Winter skin Face 2

Essential Oils for Winter and Holiday Skin Care and Health

You want protection from cold, crisp, dry winter air and dehydrated household heating. Wintertime skin care. Enter essential oils to help you prepare for holiday time skin care and protect from winter’s worst damage.  In a companion blog, Winter and Holiday Health Care for Your Skin, I provide some essential nutrients and botanical ingredients that will deliver potent defense from winter’s hazards along with regenerating and supporting youthful, healthy skin. Essential oils are the therapeutic icing on the already beneficial … [Read More...]

Winter Skin Face

Winter and Holiday Health Care for Your Skin

It’s prep-time  for winter and the holidays. I’m not talking about gift giving and snow shovels. Cold dry air, colds and flu, closed-in environments and stress. These are just a few of the situations that will have a drain and strain on your health, your skin and your psyche. You are, as always, in charge. You can begin now to protect your skin, hair, your health and emotional stability. We always want to be looking our best for the end of year holidays.  It must be all those photos we know we’ll be in. So, let’s begin with keeping … [Read More...]