DIY Non-Toxic Spring Cleaning with Essential Oils

By | April 21st, 2017|Essential Oils, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine, Newsletter Postings, Saratoga Blog at Living Well|

          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!

By | April 18th, 2017|Essential Oils, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine, Newsletter Postings, Saratoga Blog at Living Well|

              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!)

By | April 15th, 2017|Essential Oils, Latest Articles, Naturopathic Medicine, Newsletter Postings|

            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 [...]

What’s All This Fuss About Gluten? & The Phenol Reaction to Essential Oils

By | April 11th, 2017|Essential Oils, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine, Saratoga Blog at Living Well|

            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!

By | April 7th, 2017|Essential Oils, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine, Newsletter Postings|

            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. [...]

The Eight Benefits of Diffusing Essential Oils and Creative Blend Recipes for Your Own Diffuser Haven!

By | March 25th, 2017|Essential Oils, Latest Articles, Naturopathic Medicine|

What is Essential Oils Diffusing?   Before I start discussing the benefits of diffusing, defining this term may be helpful for those who are new to the world of essential oils. Diffusing is a means of dispersing essential oils into the environment. It is an incredibly effective way for the whole household to enjoy all [...]

Essential Oils, Allergic Responses, and Skin Sensitization – Why and What You Should Know

By | March 22nd, 2017|Essential Oils, Latest Articles, Naturopathic Medicine, Newsletter Postings|

Safety Considerations and Factors to Consider Regarding Allergies and Essential Oils: Part II                   In Part I of this article series, I discussed the importance of safety considerations regarding usage and applications of essential oils. Being mindful of these factors is paramount for an essential oil lover [...]

Avoiding the Pre-Spring “Ahchoos” and 4 Natural Remedies with Essential Oils if the Sniffles Pop Up!

By | March 18th, 2017|Essential Oils, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine, Newsletter Postings|

          If you live in the Northeast with all the snow and weather fluctuations, you know that many people are reporting  that their sinuses are speaking to them. That’s a conversation most people want to avoid! In this blog, I’ll talk about prevention of and what to do when those “ahchoos” [...]

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Updates on Those Bugs We Love (The Latest News on the Microbiome) and February 2017 Top Holistic and Integrative Health Reads

By | March 7th, 2017|Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Naturopathic Medicine, Top Reads of the Month|

Some Buggy Updates from Microbiome Research and Top Health News for February 2017 All Located Here                 It’s been awhile since I took some time out from my favorite topic of essential oils and focused on my other favorite topic…our trillion little tiny friends that line our insides [...]

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