Essential Oils, the Microbiome, and Mental Health

By | October 28th, 2019|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

Connecting Your Brain and Gut This week, I continue on my mission to end the stigma associated with “mental health.” In this post I provide you with more tools and proper education on this very tender topic. If you’d like a recap of previous posts, please click here. In this article you will [...]

Essential Oils for Anxiety and Mental Health

By | October 1st, 2019|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

A Wholistic Look at Mental Health Oftentimes, psychiatric disorders have their beginning in childhood, or even in utero, and continue through the lifespan. With the alarming rates of people with diagnosed and undiagnosed psychological struggles, when they finally do get addressed, usually it is only at the surface level. (source, source) If we [...]

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Supporting Kids with Mental Health Issues in School and Why Essential Oils and Integrative Medicine Shouldn’t Be Overlooked

By | September 2nd, 2019|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

Labor Day signifies the bitter sweetness of an end to summer and the anticipation of the start to a new school year. For September 2019, it is estimated that over 50 million U.S. students will head back to public schools, approximately 5.75 million kids will return to private schools, around 1.7 will resume homeschooling, [...]

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Essential Oils for Mental Health and Cognition: More on the Memory, Mood, and Brain Saving Properties of Sage Oil

By | June 24th, 2019|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

This article continues my series on natural approaches to support mental health. Currently, the focus has been on highlighting specific essential oils that have been clinically validated. Click here for a summary of earlier subjects. In my last article and video, I discussed the second essential oil, following lavender, that has impressive [...]

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Essential Oils for Mental Health, Memory, Cognition, and Brain Support: Appreciating the Wisdom of the “Sages” & A Link to May 2019 Holistic and Integrative Medicine Top Reads

By | June 17th, 2019|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

This is the fifth article in my series on using natural approaches to support mental health. It continues with the theme of focusing on clinically validated essential oils. Click here for a summary of earlier subjects.   In the previous post, I began my topic of specific essential oils for brain support [...]

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Essential Oils for Mental Health and Balancing the Emotional Brain: The Soothing Scent of Lavender Oil & A SPECIAL Tip for Citronella Oil Lovers

By | June 10th, 2019|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

Note: This is the fourth article in my series on natural approaches to mental health that focuses on essential oils. Click here to get a summary. In these next few posts, I will provide examples of essential oils that have been confirmed in human trials as well as studies that outline their biochemical actions [...]

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Video: The Five Factors That Impact How Essential Oils Support Mood and Mental Health

By | June 7th, 2019|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

This is the third video in my series to support mental health that focuses on essential oils. In the previous posts and videos, I discussed how these plant metabolites and their isolates influence our brains’ biochemistry. I highlighted an article review that described how essential oils and their compounds balance nervous system signaling pathways, [...]

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Five Things You Need to Know About How Essential Oils Support Mood and Mental Health

By | June 5th, 2019|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

An Introduction to How Essential Oils Affect Brain Biochemistry and Beyond This is the third post in my series based on using natural supplements to support mental health that focuses on essential oils. In the previous articles, I discussed how these plant metabolites and their isolates alter the biochemistry of the mind. My [...]

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How You Can Support Your Body and Mental Health by Loving on Your Microbiome with Food, Movement, and Essential Oils & October 2017 Top Holistic and Integrative Medicine Reads

By | November 7th, 2017|Digestion & Gut Health, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Top Reads of the Month|

    Listen to the full blog in less than 10 minutes here. The research of the human microbiome (the population of microbes in and on humans and their genes) has led us to discover the major role it has on our wellness. These critters impact our physiology, biochemistry, and psychology in powerful ways. I [...]

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