Determining the Quality of Essential Oils- Part II

By | October 25th, 2016|Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine, Newsletter Postings|

To receive all the benefits of essential oils, they must be of high quality. In this blog, I continue the topic of determining the quality of essential oils. Overview Essential oils are precious and the power of these secondary metabolites can be altered by production, manufacturing, and distribution. (1) (2) In Part I of this [...]

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Some Highlights for the Determining Quality of Essential Oils: Part I

By | October 18th, 2016|Essential Oils, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

This week was my interview for the Healthy Gut Thinner You Summit. Below is link to access it and some additional resources for you on essential oils quality. Last Friday, I had my interview for the Healthy Gut Thinner You Summit with my friend and colleague, Margaret LeDane.  As I mentioned in my previous blog [...]

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The Confusion on Essential Oils Quality and the Latest Safety Scare

By | May 17th, 2016|Essential Oils, Latest Articles, Newsletter Postings, Saratoga Blog at Living Well|

              More on the Controversy of Essential Oils Quality and Safety Last week, I sent out an E-blast to my interested subscribers on the importance of quality when using essential oils. This is a vital consideration because standardization and regulation is not concise for them; therefore, the consumer must [...]

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Can I Eat That (Essential Oil)? – Why Quality Counts

By | September 7th, 2014|Essential Oils, Latest Articles|

        I was chatting with a new oil user and discussing with her the three applications for using therapeutic grade essential oils: Diffusing Applying to the skin (with or without a carrier oil) Ingesting She was astonished to learn that the essential oils were safe for consumption because her lemon bottle, which [...]

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Why Liking Your Doctor Translates to Quality Care & Is There a Beauty Dark Side of Coconut Oil?

By | April 21st, 2014|Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Newsletter Postings|

Did you know that liking your doctors and having them caring for you is good for your health? It’s true! In a recent small meta-analysis published in PLOS ONE, researchers found that the patient-clinician relationship has a small, but statistically significant effect on healthcare outcomes. In fact, the effect was even stronger than the preventative [...]

Essential Oils for a Healthy Fall: Part II

By | October 14th, 2019|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

The Sweet Scents and Spices of October This week’s post continues with the list of my favorite essential oils for the fall. Last week, I covered two of my top picks. First, I discussed the benefits of the “King” of essential oils, frankincense. Frankincense, like all essential oils, comes in many varieties. Due [...]

Essential Oils for the Fall: Treating Yourself to a Healthy, Happy October

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

October is here. A time for wandering through pumpkin patches, getting lost in hay mazes, tasting hot apple cider, and enjoying autumn’s spectacular, colorful array of fall foliage. Besides “leaf crunching” and cider-sipping, this is the time of year when the warming, sweet scents of spices begin to fill the air and that 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 [...]

Essential Oils for Developing Brains and Bodies- Especially for Little Ones but Helpful for All Ages & A Link to August 2019 Holistic and Integrative Medicine Top Reads

By | September 23rd, 2019|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

For several months now, I’ve been focused on optimizing brain health. After a whole series on using essential oils for psychiatric issues, I discussed how specific essential oils could be used to keep  cognition sharp in later years. Recently, I have transitioned to the importance of starting to support emotional imbalances earlier beginning prenatally [...]

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