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Artistic, Intuitive and Scientific Essential Oil Choices: A method for therapeutic use

Choosing an essential oil, or oils, should not be such a daunting process. Its often an overwhelming task for the novice, and at times to the more seasoned user of essential oils. It is common that essential oils are chosen through recommendations extracted from a book, online or another user. That seems simple enough. No, nix that, it’s confusing. You often get conflicting, perplexing or limited information from internet sources, books and the company you buy oils from. It can be difficult keeping track of the recommendations and … [Read More...]

Essential Oils For Eczema and Irritated Skin

Essential oils and natural botanicals are effective treatments for damaged and sensitive skin conditions. There are several natural extracts to choose from with powerful anti-inflammatory and cell regenerative healing properties. Essential oils help relieve the stress, hormone imbalance and nervous conditions that may be the leading cause of sensitive inflamed skin conditions. Natural, holistic methods - treating the physical symptoms, the emotions and addressing lifestyle and diet issues - are highly effective in relieving and … [Read More...]

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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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Artistic, Intuitive and Scientific Essential Oil Choices: A method for therapeutic use

Choosing an essential oil, or oils, should not be such a daunting process. Its often an overwhelming task for the novice, and at times to the more seasoned user of essential oils. It is common that essential oils are chosen through recommendations extracted from a book, online or another user. That seems simple enough. No, nix that, it’s confusing. You often get conflicting, perplexing or limited information from internet sources, books and the company you buy oils from. It can be difficult keeping track of the recommendations and … [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...]

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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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Artistic, Intuitive and Scientific Essential Oil Choices: A method for therapeutic use

Choosing an essential oil, or oils, should not be such a daunting process. Its often an overwhelming task for the novice, and at times to the more seasoned user of essential oils. It is common that essential oils are chosen through recommendations extracted from a book, online or another user. That seems simple enough. No, nix that, it’s confusing. You often get conflicting, perplexing or limited information from internet sources, books and the company you buy oils from. It can be difficult keeping track of the recommendations and … [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...]

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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...]

hedges cellar

Artistic, Intuitive and Scientific Essential Oil Choices: A method for therapeutic use

Choosing an essential oil, or oils, should not be such a daunting process. Its often an overwhelming task for the novice, and at times to the more seasoned user of essential oils. It is common that essential oils are chosen through recommendations extracted from a book, online or another user. That seems simple enough. No, nix that, it’s confusing. You often get conflicting, perplexing or limited information from internet sources, books and the company you buy oils from. It can be difficult keeping track of the recommendations and … [Read More...]

Essential Oils For Eczema and Irritated Skin

Essential oils and natural botanicals are effective treatments for damaged and sensitive skin conditions. There are several natural extracts to choose from with powerful anti-inflammatory and cell regenerative healing properties. Essential oils help relieve the stress, hormone imbalance and nervous conditions that may be the leading cause of sensitive inflamed skin conditions. Natural, holistic methods - treating the physical symptoms, the emotions and addressing lifestyle and diet issues - are highly effective in relieving and … [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...]