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Emotional Well-Being (Part 3)

Emotional Well-Being (Part 3)

Food & Mood You all know that feeling.  That feeling of longing. . . of needing something dark brown, moist, gooey, perhaps salty or creamy (nothing beats a great homemade Macaroni & Cheese!).  Perhaps the smell of homemade bread fresh and hot, straight out of the oven.  Can you smell it? What memories does this […]

Emotional Well-Being (Part 2)

Emotional Well-Being (Part 2)

Scent Alarm So, you’re probably asking yourself, what in the hell is a scent alarm! I’m here to tell you that it’s NOT when someone passes gas and makes you run the opposite direction (although it could be)! The sense of smell is our most primal instinct and it exerts a powerful influence over our […]

Essential Oils for Weight Management

Essential Oils for Weight Management

One of my favorites, Dr. Axe discusses the top 3 oils for weight loss.  A great product is one that contains all these oils and a couple more is the Metabolic Blend a/k/a Slim & Sassy.  It’s an amazing blend of grapefruit, lemon, peppermint, ginger, and cinnamon essential oils. Just add 8 drops to 16 oz. […]

7 Essential Oils for Improving Mental...

7 Essential Oils for Improving Mental Clarity

1. Rosemary: Rosemary is thought to stimulate the brain and improve mental performance. 2. Peppermint: Peppermint oils are known to relieve mental fatigue, enhance alertness and enhance memory. 3. Lemon: The uplifting aroma of lemon has been known to enhance mental clarity and reduce sad feelings. 4. Eucalyptus: The essential oil of eucalyptus is most […]

Top 4 Uses for Rosemary Essential Oil

Top 4 Uses for Rosemary Essential Oil

Rosemary is one of the most powerful herbs and essential oils on the planet. Rosemary has a woody, evergreen like scent and is part of the mint family. In recent research, it’s been shown to boost nerve growth factor and support the healing of neurological tissue and brain function. Native to the Mediterranean, the wooded […]

My Favorite Four Oils for Restful Sle...

My Favorite Four Oils for Restful Sleep

Let’s face it, getting a good night sleep doesn’t seem to come easy these days.  It seems everyone is constantly complaining about how tired they are!  Two things that will lead to poor health the fastest include stress and lack of sleep, so you’ll want to do everything you can to limit the first one […]

3 Ways to Use Essential Oils

1 – AROMATICALLY Use a diffuser to spread the essential oil particles into the air, or rub two drops on palms and inhale. * Affects mood * Cleanses air * Opens airways 2 – TOPICALLY Apply a few drops of the essential oil directly on the skin and rub into the skin. * Quickly absorbed […]

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