The microbiome and essential oils are two of my favorite subjects. Learn why bugs are such a hot topic in medicine and the potential of essential oils to positively influence our microbiota. Every month, I provide you with my “Top Reads.” This summary of some of my favorite noteworthy, interesting, and/or game-changing headlines in natural [...]
The sun isn't here to stay yet. No need to despair! April showers provide a great excuse to clean up our environment with essential oils. We had a recent “heat wave” in New England! It was 82 degrees in mid-April. Oh YAY!! [...]
The “Out of This World” Applications of Orange Oil: Four Bright Benefits of Using This Favorite Citrus Oil Now Revealed!
From Supporting the Immune System, Modulating Microbe Effects, Soothing Tissues, Calming the Mind, Food Safety, Antioxidant Potential…& More…. You've "Landed" In the Right Place to Discover Why Orange is One Citrus Oil That Lives Up to its Positive Reputation I have loved on lemon oil, wrote several [...]
When an Enticing Aroma Turns Out to Be a Deadly Smell- Something Stinks! (And It’s Not Pure Essential Oils!)
Why Do We Need to Know So Much Bad About Our Toxic World? Learn Why Below and Five Resources for Positive Solutions! It may seem like I’m semi-bombarding you with “bad news” about the inordinate and undetermined amount of toxins we are surrounded by every day. I’ve recently compiled [...]
Is Gluten-Free a Trendy Fad, a Healthy Fact, or Should We Just “Eat Wheat?” Early this year, I posted a blog on saratoga.com that summarized a two-part article I wrote for Natural Path. The topic was on the new book, Eat Wheat. Although many of my mentors, and [...]
Embrace the Chance to Spring Clean in a “Hole List” of Ways- Body, Mind, Spirit, and Home- By Using Essential Oils!
The Freshness of Spring It has been a long winter, hasn’t it!? Maybe not for our tropical and Southern friends, but definitely for us New Englanders! You could almost hear the collective sigh of relief when the calendar marked “day one of spring” in the state of New York. [...]
When Do You Need to Stop Using Your Essential Oils? Consider These Factors. One question I often get with my clients and many essential oils lovers is, “Are there expiration dates for various essential oils?” Like many subjects with essential oils, there is conflicting messages all over the worldwide web. This leads to a [...]
The Many Ways Cinnamon Oil Supports the Body Whole-isticly Last weekend, I got caught in a bumper-to-bumper traffic jam on my way to Pennsylvania. The tunes that usually soothe my traffic woes weren’t providing their usual relief, so I did a quick email check on my iPhone. (I [...]
Overview- It’s a Global Thing! Besides my obsession with the topics of essential oils and the microbiome, I am also passionate about making people aware that the chemicals that surround us can cause havoc to our health. The good news is that there are solutions to mitigate these [...]