Top Tips to Prevent Stress Eating Through the Holidays!

The holidays can be a great time of joy for many. But for others, they are filled with anxiety and stress. Sometimes, even for those that love the family get-togethers, the stress of holiday shopping, finances, and hosting relatives can tear them apart. When stress hits at this time of year, it’s easy to turn Continue reading

Eating Healthy Food Doesn’t Have to Cost a Fortune

I cannot express to you how many times I’ve heard the sentence “I can’t afford to eat healthy foods.”  This couldn’t be further from the truth — there are so many ways to enjoy healthy foods without spending your entire paycheck.  In fact, the pre-packaged, processed foods that aren’t improving your health are more expensive.  Continue reading

Palmarosa:  Cymbopogon martini

An essential oil profile:  Palmarosa:  Cymbopogon martini Palmarosa is one of my favorite essential oil. This oil has a sweet, floral and rosy aroma. The chemical families in Palmarosa typically include: monoterpenols with some aldehydes and esters. Monoterpenols in general have anti-infectious properties, immune support for the long haul, emotional balance, and skin healing. Geraniol Continue reading

Show me the Research – Lavender Study

The study was conducted to determine the benefit of aromatherapy massage on patients admitted to the surgical ICU examining both quality of sleep and physiological parameters. The ICU environment can feel hostile for patients – the constant noise, lights, and various tubes can be alarming and uncomfortable. The patients have little control over the environment Continue reading