Stop the poison ivy itch – redux

A while back, I wrote a post on how to deal with the itchy rash that comes from contact with poison ivy. This is an update following another encounter with the poison ivy in my front yard. It’s out of … Continue reading

Oh no! Not the flu!

I wrote this post when I had the flu in March of 2014, but it never made it live! The information is still relevant today, and definitely worth sharing. Enjoy … I’ve been out of action for about a week … Continue reading

That flaky skin on your scalp!

Some people see flaky skin on their scalp as a distraction, but if you have angry, red, itchy, flaky skin, it’s way more than just a distraction. It could be seborrheic dermatitis. What is this irritating skin disorder? The first important … Continue reading

Fade scars with essential oils

My daughter has really dry skin. And because she is biracial, when she scars, the scars are dark. The dry skin problem causes incessant itching which, in turn, causes scarring – and her arms look like someone stubbed out a … Continue reading

Is your period a pain?

If you dread “that time of month” because you know you’re going to be dealing with the cramps that accompany your period, I’d like to pass on a fewtips that have worked for me, my friends and family! Why do … Continue reading

Homemade inhaler

When I first saw this suggestion, I have to admit, I thought it was crazy! My mind was trying to find an answer to the question “If you’re going to make an inhaler like this, why not just carry the … Continue reading

Can more sleep help make your heart healthier?

If you have questionable sleep habits – pulling allnighters, catching snoozes to make up for lost sleep, restless sleep – you are doing yourself no favors when it comes to heart health. In a 12-year study of more than 14,000 … Continue reading

Could I have Candida?

These days, it seems that when people ask for help with particular ailments, more often than not, the first answer they get is “you need to cut out sugar”, or “you need to cut out grains”, or “you need to … Continue reading

5 Essential Oils Your Skin Needs

Your skin is the largest organ of your body. It is also the most visible, which makes it extremely vulnerable to outside elements. What can you do to ensure that you give your skin a fighting chance? The first thing … Continue reading

6 oils everyone should have in their first aid kit

It can be overwhelming, when faced with so many essential oils to choose from, to know where to start. I’ve put together a list of the oils that I think everyone should have in their first aid arsenal. Of course, … Continue reading

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