The Power of Peppermint Oil for Back to School Brains & August 2016 Top Holistic and Integrative Health Reads (link)

By | September 6th, 2016|Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Newsletter Postings, Saratoga Blog at Living Well, Top Reads of the Month|

The Pleasant Minty Aroma of Peppermint Oil for Brain Boosting & Top Reads for August 2016 The passing of Labor Day has just occurred in the United States; it is the official end of the summer! It’s time for my list of interesting articles and blogs for August 2016, as well as a little reflection [...]

Highlighting the Power of Peppermint Oil

By | September 21st, 2014|Essential Oils, Latest Articles, Naturopathic|

Last week I had the privilege of doing another interview on the subject of essential oils with Dr. Holly Lucille during her amazing Mindful Medicine show on RadioMD. I was really happy when Dr. Holly’s producer suggested peppermint oil to highlight because it has always been one of my favorite essential oils. As you can [...]

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Essential Oils Highlight: Peppermint (Mentha piperita)

By | September 18th, 2008|Essential Oils|

Peppermint essential oil is one of the most highly regarded herbs for digestive issues. It contains a wide array of powerful constituents. These constituents include sesquiterpenes, monoterpenes, esters, and alcohols. The effects of this combination in an essential oil give peppermint a variety of powerful properties. Some of these properties include its action as an [...]

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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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The Adolescent Brain and Parenting: How Lifestyle and Essential Oils Can Assist with Better Decision-Making and Emotional Processing

By | September 16th, 2019|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

In the previous article, I highlighted some of the changes that occur during cognitive development. I will dive into more details about the evolving adolescent brain. With a basic understanding of these processes, both parents and their teenagers will be better able to appreciate what is reasonable to expect from the other. In this [...]

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Insights into the Developing Brain and How Essential Oils Can Impact Behavior for Better Parenting and Relationships

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

In this article, you will learn the basics on how the brain develops. This is important knowledge to have for parents to communicate more effectively with their children and to set realistic expectations. This understanding will also be beneficial for those who wish to build healthy relationships across the lifespan. You will also discover [...]

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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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My “Must-Have” Essential Oils for Basic Back to School Needs & for Managing More Intense Anxiety & A Link to July 2019 Holistic and Integrative Medicine Top Reads

By | August 27th, 2019|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

As the last week of the summer months approach us, the winding down has officially revved up. As I noted last week in my article, essential oils are a perfect companion to help stay serene during this time of fall transition. One of my favorite oils for anxiety is lavender, but citrus oils are [...]

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Soothing the Mind in More Than One Way- The “Calm” Scent of Essential Oils in the Form of Safe Baby Wipe

By | July 29th, 2019|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

Last week, I wrote about Why “Going Green” is Essential for Your Family’s Health, Especially Baby & How Oils Can Help. Currently, I’m in the process of putting together my curriculum for teaching developmental nutrition, and the impact of what occurs with early, harmful, environmental exposures, especially during critical periods in utero, is even [...]

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