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 13th, 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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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 [...]

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

By | May 2nd, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

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 [...]

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

By | April 25th, 2021|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

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 [...]

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 [...]

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