Emerging Back into “Normalcy”: How Naturopathic Doctors & Using Essential Oils Can Ease the Overwhelm and Emotional Strains

The Current Emotional State of the Nation For over a year, the world’s population has been on extra high alert. The overwhelming global circumstances combined with the preexisting chronic, unrelenting stress of modern times has led to a concerning exacerbation in mental health issues, emotional well-being, and resultant physical manifestations. (source, source, source) [...]

By | May 30th, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|Comments Off on Emerging Back into “Normalcy”: How Naturopathic Doctors & Using Essential Oils Can Ease the Overwhelm and Emotional Strains

More on Cinnamomum Cassia and Cassia Essential Oil (CC-EO): Part III

In my first article on the sweet spice of cinnamon, I discussed its immune, blood sugar, and metabolic benefits. I also highlighted the differences between Cassia vs. Ceylon cinnamon and their essential oils. Although both share the wellness-boosting compound of cinnamaldehyde, cassia also contains coumarin. In part two, I detailed several concerns regarding cassia’s [...]

By | May 23rd, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|Comments Off on More on Cinnamomum Cassia and Cassia Essential Oil (CC-EO): Part III

Coumarin Cautions & Cassia Usage: Cinnamon and Cassia Oil (Cinnamomum cassia) Part II

In my previous article on cinnamon and cassia oil, I explored the benefits of this sweet spice in all its yummy varieties. These included cinnamon’s favorable effects on blood sugar, cardiovascular markers, and immune health. I also began my discussion on some of the cautions of using Cassia cinnamon, specifically in relation to its [...]

By | May 16th, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|Comments Off on Coumarin Cautions & Cassia Usage: Cinnamon and Cassia Oil (Cinnamomum cassia) Part II

The Benefits of the Spice Cinnamon and Cassia Oil (Cinnamomum cassia): Part I

The popularity of the sweet spice of cinnamon is hard to overlook. Food advertisers often display images of it sprinkled over their delicious treats, beverages, or yummy meals to entice customers. Yet, cinnamon's prevalence in baked goods and as a topper to favorite drinks is not just well-deserved based upon its taste, but also [...]

By | May 9th, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|Comments Off on The Benefits of the Spice Cinnamon and Cassia Oil (Cinnamomum cassia): Part I

Canadian Fleabane Oil – A Native Plant with Vast Holistic and Integrative Uses

Recently, a fellow oiler and friend of mine reached out to me and asked me about the uses for fleabane essential oil. I had to admit, I did not know much about the secondary metabolites of horseweed and its applications. So, I did what I usually do as a naturopathic essential oils doctor. I [...]

By | May 2nd, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|Comments Off on Canadian Fleabane Oil – A Native Plant with Vast Holistic and Integrative Uses

Living a Non-Toxic Lifestyle – A Final Summary on Naturopathic Detox and Cleansing

After so many weeks on the topic of how to stay healthy in a world full of unregulated, ubiquitous, persistent, and harmful substances, I will now summarize what we have learned and offer guidance on how to continue to move forward safely. Although we cannot escape exposures in our food and environment, we can [...]

By | April 25th, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|Comments Off on Living a Non-Toxic Lifestyle – A Final Summary on Naturopathic Detox and Cleansing

Five Essential Oils to Make Spring Cleaning More Delightful and Less Disdainful

In my previous article on the many delights of springtime, I highlighted fifteen reasons how this transitional season positively shifts the emotions and consciousness. Next, I explored five ways that essential oils compliment this beautiful time of rejuvenation. These included: Uplifting the mood. Easily integrating into nourishing lifestyle regimes. Aiding in healthy behavior pattern [...]

By | April 18th, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|Comments Off on Five Essential Oils to Make Spring Cleaning More Delightful and Less Disdainful

Five Ways Essential Oils Enhance the Many Delights of Springtime

The Season of Hope, Renewal, and Rebirth After months of cold and darkness, the sunshine and warmer weather is finding its way to the Northeast. Seasonal shifts not only impact the environment and agriculture, but they also effect human mood and consciousness. Spring has sprung and it brings with it its symbolization of [...]

By | April 11th, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|Comments Off on Five Ways Essential Oils Enhance the Many Delights of Springtime

Trading Harmful Chemicals for Health with the Use of Essential Oils (Free Webinar)

In the finale of my series on how to stay healthy in a world full of unregulated, ubiquitous, persistent, and harmful chemicals, I provided a comprehensive compilation of resources to help one make empowering and safer purchasing choices. I also discussed many of the factors to consider before starting a cleansing and detoxifying protocol [...]

By | April 4th, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|Comments Off on Trading Harmful Chemicals for Health with the Use of Essential Oils (Free Webinar)
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