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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Video: How Essential Oils and Their Constituents Modify Neurotransmitters and Brain Biochemistry

By | May 31st, 2019|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

This is the second video that focuses on how essential oils alter brain signals at the biochemical level. It is within my series on the benefits of using natural modalities to support mental health. Since most medications for psychiatric illnesses act on neurotransmitters, an understanding of how essential oils also affect them will benefit [...]

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Essential Oils for Mental Health: How Plant Metabolites Can Modify Mood by Changing Brain Signals

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

This is my second article on how essential oils effect brain biochemistry. It is within my series on the benefits of using natural modalities to support mental health. I am currently focusing on how essential oils impact neurotransmitters since most medications for mental illness act on these brain signals.  In this way, health care [...]

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Video: The Scent of Brain Health- How Essential Oils Can Benefit Neurological Signals & An Important Message on Mental Illness

By | May 24th, 2019|Articles, Essential Oils, Holistic, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

This video is the latest in my series on using natural modalities to support mental health. I first began this topic by cheering for the famous, antioxidant “superhero” NAC (N-acetylcysteine). This supplement’s various mechanisms had use well-beyond its most well-known ones. NAC had evidence that it clinically impacted brain biochemistry! This fact inspired me [...]

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Essential Oils on the Brain (Chemistry): An Intro to One of the Earliest “Hacks” to Emotional Health

By | May 20th, 2019|Articles, Essential Oils, Holistic, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

A RECAP – Supplementing the Brain for Better Mental Health In this Blog: A Recap on Supplements for Psychiatric Support Essential Oils’ Effects on Brain Signaling A Special Note on Mental Health Please note: if you read nothing else in this blog, please skip to the ending on mental illness. If you’ve been following [...]

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Video: Brain Biochemistry 101 and An Introduction to How Essential Oils “Hack” the Brain

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

This video is a primer to how the ancient science of essential oils can “hack” brain biochemistry. It is a continuation to my recent article and video series on mental health that began with the popular antioxidant NAC (N-acetylcysteine). NAC has recently been reported to provide benefit in alleviating symptoms associated with psychiatric disorders [...]

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A Primer To: How the Ancient Medicine of Essential Oils Can “Hack” the Modern Brain’s Biochemistry & A Link to April 2019 Holistic and Integrative Medicine Top Reads

By | May 13th, 2019|Articles, Essential Oils, Holistic, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

Exploring Our Brain Signals In the previous posts, I explored how the amazing antioxidant N-acetylcysteine (NAC) has more impressive applications than its most celebrated roles. Beyond being a cellular defender against oxidative stress and liver reviver after an acetaminophen (Tylenol) overdose, I became intrigued for its brain applications in those with complex psychiatric disorders. [...]

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