Back Where I’m From, Sweet Tea Flows Like Water

In an earlier post, we had look at the best teas for helping you get to sleep, but this time let’s look at tea as far as helping you stay hydrated. Later as we move up the pyramid, we’ll then look at tea again as we clean out our spice cabinet and learn what’s reallyContinue reading “Back Where I’m From, Sweet Tea Flows Like Water”

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”

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”

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”

Chamomile…The Why

Peter Rabbit’s mother must have been a very smart woman…(or rabbit)…She had enough knowledge to grab chamomile tea whenever the mischievous Peter Rabbit came home after narrowly escaping from Mr. McGregor’s garden…even though she had quite a stash of different types of tea available.  She knew about its health because she loved to read and hadContinue reading “Chamomile…The Why”

The Essentials about Essential Oils

Essential oils are perhaps the oldest known element in following a “natural health” regimen…dating back to the ancient Egyptians, who seem to have used them as far back as 3500BC for religious, cosmetic, and health purposes. Essential oils have been called the “life blood” of the plant and are typically extracted from within the many shrubs,Continue reading “The Essentials about Essential Oils”

And To All A Good Night

My initial goal when starting this blog was to take you on my journey to establishing a bed and breakfast in Oxford, Mississippi…but this dream has taken a sudden backseat as we now find ourselves raising our grandson…becoming a “new mother” at the age of fifty. So this has been a journey, or “Now What,”Continue reading “And To All A Good Night”

There’s An App for That

Adults “should” supposedly get at least seven hours of sleep per night. Yeah, dream on…right?! This amount of sleep is said to be important in order to promote optimal health and well-being. Not getting this many hours of sleep can lead to weight gain and obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, depression, heart disease, stroke…as well asContinue reading “There’s An App for That”

April Essential Oil of the Month—Chamomile…The Why?

Chamomile, an aromatic herb, has been used throughout most of the world for many centuries and is one of the most ancient and versatile medicinal herbs known to mankind. The plant, with its white daisy like flowers and scent reminiscent of apples or pineapple, is native to Europe and western Asia. Stress and Anxiety…Chamomile is one the bestContinue reading “April Essential Oil of the Month—Chamomile…The Why?”