The Smell of Emotions

By | August 17th, 2014|Essential Oils, Latest Articles, Newsletter Postings|

Are you sniffing your oils enough?? Recently an article of mine was published for Naturopathic Digest News and Review (NDNR) which discussed the power of olfaction (smell) for pain relief. I have always been fascinated with the topic of pain and, more specifically, how its intensity is affected by stress and emotions. I also have [...]

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Emotions and Essential Oils

By | September 16th, 2008|Essential Oils|

  Most of you may not realize that smell is the only sense that goes directly to the emotional center of your brain. All other senses must go through a rely system. This makes essential oils perfect for aiding with emotional disturbance and brain disorders. The amino acids and blood building constituents in essential oils [...]

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

By | April 18th, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

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 [...]

Five Ways Essential Oils Enhance the Many Delights of Springtime

By | April 11th, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

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 [...]

Tips for Shielding Oneself from the Harms of Living in Our Toxic-Soup, Chemical World: A HAES (Health at Every Size) and Naturopathic Perspective: Part V

By | March 28th, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

How to Stay Healthy in a Toxic World In my ongoing series on living in a chemical world, I have covered the following subjects: An overview of the ubiquitous chemicals in our environment that are negatively impacting our health, our food supply, and nutritional status. I also acknowledged the concepts and controversies surrounding [...]

Mind-Body-Heart Medicine: How Essential Oils Holistically Support Integrative Cardiovascular Health

By | February 14th, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

Essential Oils and Naturopathic Medicine for Mental and Emotional Health Many are struggling to cope with today’s tumultuous world. As a result of recent events, the prevalence of mood disorders has spiked. For these reasons, I feel that it is imperative for society to have access to safe, effective, and integrative mental and [...]

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Can Using the Power of Touch Soothe the Brain and Tame Anxiety?

By | January 31st, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

Prior to the jolting predicament of last year, many people were already struggling with stress and/or anxiety. (R, R) Unfortunately, current events have led to even more negative exacerbations from everyday stressors, feelings of overwhelm, and an increase in psychological problems. (R, R, R, R, R,R) Sadly, people’s natural instinct to relieve the impact [...]

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2020 Top 10 Naturopathic Medicine Posts and A New Year Musing: Part II

By | January 3rd, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

The end of the year is a time of reflection. As we close this tumultuous year, last week, I began my reflections by counting down my top ten posts of 2020. The first five highlighted the topics of mood, anxiety, essential oils, and naturopathic medicine. They included: Is It Stress or Anxiety? Essential Oils [...]

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2020 Top 10 Naturopathic Medicine Posts and A New Year Musing: Part 1

By | December 27th, 2020|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

Last week, I provided a resource guide for supporting mental and emotional health during the holiday season. My subscribers were also granted access to my yearly essential oils webinar. Now, as we start 2021, here is a list of some of my top posts from 2020. Some are based on social media response and [...]

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