August is Psoriasis Awareness Month!

August is Psoriasis Awareness Month – yes, we’re back to looking at skin again! Psoriasis is a chronic, autoimmune disease that appears on the skin. It occurs when the immune system sends out faulty signals that speed up the growth … Continue reading

July 28 is World Hepatitis Day

Hepatitis simply means inflammation of the liver and can be caused by a wide range of things. One of the most common causes of chronic (long-term) hepatitis is viral infection. Hepatitis B and C are two such viruses, and together they … Continue reading

8 ways to put that toothache on hold

One of the more debilitating pains I have encountered is a toothache. And, as luck would have it, toothaches usually seem to present themselves way past the time that all dental offices have closed. Yes, even on weekends. So inconvenient. There are … Continue reading

Oh my aching muscles!

Good for you! You followed through on your plan to hit the gym, but now your muscles ache like you’ve never known them to ache before and you still have to make it in to work! What can I do about … Continue reading

Love food? Make GREAT Korean short ribs!

I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t make recipes, I just follow them – and once I find a good one, it’s hard to let it go.   I came across this recipe for paleo bulgogi, and fell in … Continue reading

Make my hangover go away!

If you’ve just woken up from a night on the tiles, you may need something to help your hangover! Essential oils of Lavender, Rosemary and Lemon will help soften the effect. Make your own blend of these oils and use a total of 6-8 … Continue reading

Breathe in! Make your own shower bombs

You know that stuffy congested feeling that comes along with a head cold, or even seasonal allergies? Hop in the shower and get rid of the congestion! These shower bombs hold enough power to have you unblocked in a jiffy! … Continue reading

What’s for dinner? A quick meal fix with essential oils

“What’s for dinner, Mom?” Do you ever have that feeling, when there’s not much more in the fridge than a pound of ground beef, and you really don’t want spaghetti bolognese …. again? That was the the scenario in my … Continue reading

Is your thyroid holding you to ransom?

In  2000, I had 80% of my thyroid removed, and have been taking Simvastatin ever since. Weight loss has become harder as I’ve grown older, as we are taught to expect, but lately it’s been more of a standstill. And, … Continue reading

Chocolate Meltaways are heavenly!

You may be wondering if you can cook with your oils – and the answer is OF COURSE you can! Chocolate Spearmint Meltaways Spearmint essential oil is especially good in this Spearmint Meltaway recipe: Ingredients: 1 1/2 lbs Milk Chocolate chips 1 cup scalded … Continue reading

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