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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 […]

Emotional Well-Being (Part 1)

Emotional Well-Being (Part 1)

Connection Between Emotional & Physical Health The body is an amazing thing. It’s responsible for releasing various chemicals in response to emotions.  The release of serotonin, dopamine, or oxytocin results in an uplifting emotion and positive sensation in the body. Whereas, an experience of stress will cause the brain to instruct the release of cortisol […]

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 […]

Stimulating the Immune System

Stimulating the Immune System

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Benefits of Diffusing Essential Oils

Benefits of Diffusing Essential Oils

A truly therapeutic-grade essential oil contains hundreds of chemical constituents, which can have profound effects on your health and well-being: body, mind and emotions. Among its many benefits, diffusing essential oils can: Release oxygenating molecules into the air.  This increases atmospheric oxygen.  These oxygenating molecules, as well as the effects of the scent itself, can; […]

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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