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” [...]

How to Un-Tox the Modern, Toxic, Mind – Why You Should Consider Emotional Detox

By | March 14th, 2017|Essential Oils, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Newsletter Postings|

                  You’ve Cleansed Your Body, You’re Avoiding Toxins, But What About Your Mind?  The Importance of an Emotional Detox   The fact is, we are surrounded by many chemicals and toxins in our atmosphere. For the substances that are studied, there are plenty of references to the [...]

Loving on Those Bugs- With Probiotics

By | March 7th, 2017|Essential Oils, Latest Articles|

                  This week, in my latest posts, I swayed from my beloved topic of essential oils and focused on my other favorite … It was time to revisit the gut bugs, the trillion little tiny friends that line our insides and outside!! You can read more about [...]

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 [...]

5 Essential Oils To Put a “Spring in Your Step”

By | March 4th, 2017|Essential Oils, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Newsletter Postings|

              This past week, we have had few days in Upstate New York that were positively pleasant. This induced a bit of “spring fever” in myself and my fellow New Yorkers. In typical and temperamental New York weather style, just as we got used to wearing lighter jackets, the [...]

Why You May Want to Frequently Sniff the Soothing Scent of Ylang Ylang Essential Oil: Part I

By | February 28th, 2017|Essential Oils, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

What is Ylang Ylang Essential Oil and Why You Should Care               First it was copaiba essential oil, now it’s Ylang Ylang! Why I am writing about so many strange sounding essential oils?! Well, you discovered a lot of reasons to pay attentnion to copaiba essential oil last week. [...]

A Quick Video Review of the Neurophysiology of Smell

By | February 24th, 2017|Essential Oils, Latest Articles|

                If you’ve been reading my posts, you are probably aware of how I’ve discussed ad nauseam that the sense of smell has an incredible impact on our physiology. Furthermore, odors, especially essential oils, have a profound effect on our brain. I reviewed this in detail in my [...]

Copaiba Essential Oil: A Strange Word, Amazing Oil 2 (Years Later) Part II

By | February 22nd, 2017|Essential Oils, Latest Articles, Newsletter Postings|

                Copaiba oil caught my attention a few years ago, for so many beneficial reasons! Now, I explore more about this essential oil. I also discuss a newly “discovered” connection between a constituent found in it and a controversial, quite popular, herb.   Intriguing Introduction In Part I [...]

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