Stress is an ever-present companion in our lives these days. When we experience a stress in our lives, our adrenal glands respond by releasing cortisol. This hormone is what fuels the body with a burst of energy our body needs to deal with stressful situations. In an ideal world, this burst of cortisol would be […]
Archives for May 2017
Do Essential Oils Contain Nutrients?
Have you ever wondered if essential oils contain any vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients? I’m positive you’ve come across any number of articles stating that a daily drop of lemon essential oil in your water is equivalent or even BETTER than adding real lemon, but is that actually the case? Well first off, I would […]
Quick Relief DIY Sunburn Spray
The days are finally getting warmer in my neck of the woods and that means more time outdoors. More hiking, more swimming, more laying out on the beach, and just more opportunity to get out in the sunshine enjoying its rays, good friends, and family. I have always been a bit more on the pale […]
Can Essential Oils Detox Heavy Metals?
In a desperate attempt to figure out what’s been causing my adrenal burnout, general fatigue, poor sleeping habits, and a myriad of other unpleasant symptoms, I’ve turned to hair analysis and raw genetic data to see if anything turned up. Well, in short, quite a few things came to light that I wasn’t expecting; a […]
Essential Oils for Sciatica
It is said that over 25 million Americans suffer from some sort of chronic back pain, several million of whom deal with sciatic pain on a regular basis. It’s no wonder considering that the sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the body beginning in the lower back, running through the buttock, and down the […]
Treat PCOS Naturally Using Essential Oils
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is the most common hormonal condition affecting almost 5-20% of women of childbearing age and 70% of women with infertility. It can affect one or both ovaries, appearing as a collection of cysts (often resembling a string of pearls) on the ovary – making it larger in appearance and causing it […]