essential oil
Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Do you have trouble sleeping?  I do.  and I have several friends who struggle as well.  It seems I can't quite turn my brain off.  The house is finally quiet and I can think - and so I do - but I can't stop.  Sometimes I just have trouble falling asleep, and sometimes I just can't seem to get ...

Feminine Essential Oils

As women, we have our own special set of physical discomforts and emotional fluctuations.  Today I wanted to share with you some of my favorite essential oils that aid in womanly discomfort. Clary Sage - has a calming effect on the nervous system, lifts minor depression, and, as an ...

Treating Insect Stings

Some of you already know that last week sweet little Charlotte was attacked by yellow jackets.  She was stung about 10 times, which is painful for anyone, especially a little one.  After she was stung, I jumped online to find any remedies that I could apply right away, while Ryan went to the ...

Headache Pain Management

Image from Many, many people suffer from headaches - tension, hormonal, sinus, migraine...sometimes I feel like I get in a rut where I am popping ibuprofen every afternoon.  I don't like doing that.  If you feel the same way, here are some simple, natural ways to ease ...

Tea Tree Essential Oil

Good Morning!  I haven't done a post on essential oils in a while, so I figured it was time. Last time I spoke with you about Lavender, which is the most versatile oil to own.  Next to it would probably be Tea Tree. Grown primarily in Australia, it has been used for 1000s of years by the ...

Ayurvedic Approach

Being a massage therapist, it should not surprise you that I am into all kinds of natural medicine and healing.  I love using what God has given us on the earth to heal ourselves - essential oils, herbs, spices, nutritious foods. (I also believe that God gave doctors the genius minds to come up ...

Lavender Part 1:

I love lavender so much that I have to talk to you about it in two or three parts- Today we are going to talk about the oil itself and what it does. Therapeutic Grade Lavender Essential Oil It is distilled from the French, sweet, or true lavender plant It takes 250 lbs of raw lavender to make ...

Kiss me – I’m Irish!

It seems that the cold weather is dragging on and on this year! I don't know about you, but it has greatly affected my skin this year. I especially have a difficult time keeping my lips soft and shiny - so in the spirit of St. Patrick's Day here is a simple lip scrub to exfoliate those lips! This ...

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