If you suffer with frequent muscle pain, I’m sure you’ve probably tried topical creams and gels such as Bengay, Icy Hot, or Rub A535. These topical pain-relieving creams promise “fast, long lasting relief”, and would appear to be a pretty safe choice for minor back injuries. But if you read the instructions closely, it tell you to “apply generously to affected area” but “no more than 4 times per day”.
Magnesium is one of 6 essential minerals that the body needs in relatively large quantities. It is involved in over 300 biochemical pathways in the body – from muscle and function, to maintaining blood pressure, bone growth, producing energy, and DNA synthesis. It plays an important role in transporting calcium and potassium across cellular membranes, and is directly involved in conducting nerve impulses to the brain and muscle contraction. Continue reading “Why you should be taking magnesium baths”
We all need a little bit of extra digestive support from time to time. The Standard American Diet – which is high in processed foods, gluten, dairy, and meat products, can be especially hard on the digestive system. Continue reading “Top 4 Essential Oils for Digestive Support”
Maybe you’ve just heard of essential oils, and you’re wondering what all this excitement is about. Let me walk you through step by step, how to use essential oils in your daily life. Continue reading “Essential Oils for Beginners”
Are you wondering what all this essential oil hype is about? Over the past couple of years, the internet has exploded with all kinds of information about essential oils, DIY recipes, and essential oil blends. However, essential oils are woven into human history, and have been used therapeutically for thousands of years. Records dating back to 4500 BC describe aromatic substances being used for religious and medicinal applications. Continue reading “Why Essential Oils?”
Do you ever have those nights where you just can’t relax, turn your mind off… and get a good night’s sleep? With the help of these essential oils, you’ll wake up feeling energized and well-rested! So many people wake up in the night and can’t get back to sleep because they have racing thoughts and worries. That’s where essential oils come in, as they are a powerful tool for relaxation and reducing stress! Continue reading “5 Best Essential Oils for Sleep”
One group of superfoods that has really caught my eye lately, are medicinal mushrooms. Used throughout Asia in traditional medicines for over 2000 years, medicinal mushrooms have been documented both historically and in current scientific research, as powerful superfoods with adaptogenic properties. Continue reading “Mushroom Coffee for Energy + Immunity”
Commercial toothpaste contains numerous carcinogens and synthetic chemicals. What we put on our skin is absorbed into our bloodstream, cells and organs… and what goes in our mouth is (of course) going to be absorbed even more readily!
Are you wondering what all this essential oils hype is about? It seems that over the past year, the internet has exploded with all kinds of information on essential oils. And if you are new to the idea of using essential oils, it can all be a little overwhelming. Where to even start?! Continue reading “Essential Oils Cheat Sheet”
Today I am thanking my lucky stars for Fridays off, sunny fall weather, and AromaEase essential oil. Seriously, this stuff is magical!
Lately I’ve been trying to make sure that I take time to nourish myself on a deeper level. Continue reading “Stress and the Gut: Essential Oils for Digestive Support”
Lately I’ve been experimenting with making my own DIY toothpaste, especially after reading that some “natural” toothpaste products aren’t so natural. I also find that brushing with these ingredients helps to prevent sensitivity, whiten, and re-mineralize my teeth!