Herbal Tea…The What

Herbal teas, such as raspberry tea, consist of all sorts of ingredients—including tree bark, leaves, roots, herbs, aromatic flowers, fruits, spices, roots, seeds, and rare botanicals from around the world, This is what makes herbal tea different from other types of tea—such as black, green, and white teas—which all are made from the leaves andContinue reading “Herbal Tea…The What”

Essential Oils and Weight Loss

This audiobook is a guide written for insomniacs, and other people who have trouble sleeping quite often, to show the life-changing health benefits that optimum sleep provides….and more importantly how to have this optimum sleep experience.     This book sparked my interest because as I get older, the more I’ve started to realize thatContinue reading “Essential Oils and Weight Loss”

When Life Gives You Lemons, Add Even More

Lord knows, these months and the month or even months have been downright crazy…not to mention stressful.     So what is one way that you can worry less and chill out more?     If you actually read my blog on a regular basis, you will already know what I am about to say…Continue reading “When Life Gives You Lemons, Add Even More”

Book Review…Healthy Sleep

  Chamomile; German Chamomile; Hungarian Chamomile; Camomile; Matricaria recutita; Chamomilla recutita; Matricaria chamomilla is a member of the Aster Family, Asteraceae or Compositae, the dried flowewrs of which are one of the most well-known herbal teas of commerece, valued for flavor, mild anti-inflammatory activity, and a calming effect. This audiobook is a guide written forContinue reading “Book Review…Healthy Sleep”

Essential Oils and Sleep

Chamomile; German Chamomile; Hungarian Chamomile; Camomile; Matricaria recutita; Chamomilla recutita; Matricaria chamomilla is a member of the Aster Family, Asteraceae or Compositae, the dried flowewrs of which are one of the most well-known herbal teas of commerece, valued for flavor, mild anti-inflammatory activity, and a calming effect. Many essential oils out there can help youContinue reading “Essential Oils and Sleep”

Essential Oil Diffusers…The What and The Why

Essentiial oil diffusers are a popular method of using essential oils to gain both the relaxation and health-related benefits of that particular oil, or combination of oils…not to mention that they also help “clear” the air and create a pleasantly fragrant environment. This enjoyable and effective way of turning only a few drops of essentialContinue reading “Essential Oil Diffusers…The What and The Why”

Skin and Tonic

Essential oils have been used in beauty rituals way back in “ancient times” and are still found in many skincare products…for everything from dry skin to the signs of aging…especially as  alternatives to skincare products that contain processed ingredients, harsh chemicals, and lots of other ingredients that any normal person has trouble pronouncing, much lessContinue reading “Skin and Tonic”

Aromatherapy…The Which

Even though aromatherapy is not a “magic ‘cure-all” that some people claim it to be, using essential oil does have its benefits.   But if you’re like me, you have all good intentions to start using essential oils…but get to a store like Whole Foods or Sprouts, where there are way too many essential oilsContinue reading “Aromatherapy…The Which”

Aromatherapy…The Why

Aromatherapy has a claim to fame that runs a wide gamut of “cures what ails you,…medical, spiritual, hygienic and ritualistic purposes…     Essential oils are actually regulated as prescription drugs that can only be administered or prescribed by a doctor in France and certain parts of Western Europe…where aromatherapy and essential oils are appreciatedContinue reading “Aromatherapy…The Why”

Aromatherapy…The What

We are all familiar with chamomile tea, having been read The Tale of Peter Rabbit,  Chamomile has been used for centuries for its fragrance, relaxing properties and flavor profile. In the next several posts, we will be looking at how chamomile can be used in… aromatherapy beverages  cosmetics and skincare household care, such as byContinue reading “Aromatherapy…The What”