News

Aromatherapy for Broken Veins

Posted by Meg Shehad on

CausesThese issues are attributed to poor circulation. Broken veins are weak and blood has seeped into surrounding tissue. When found in the legs, they can be caused by heredity, prolonged standing or sitting, lifting heavy objects, insufficient exercise, constipation, insufficient fluid intake, faulty diet, obesity, pregnancy and labor. When on the face, it is usually with fair skinned individuals who have scrubbed their face too vigorously, squeezed blackheads, or overexposed the skin to sunlight or extreme temperatures. There can also be vitamin deficiencies of B-complex and C's. Recommended Essential OilsCypress essential oil, frankincense essential oil, lemon essential oil, palmarosa essential oil, parsley essential oil,...

Read more →


Essential Oils for Weight Loss

Posted by Meg Shehad on

The only universal statement we can make about weight loss and weight maintenance is eat a variety of food, watch portion size, and move or exercise The truth is that there is no diet program right for all of us. Why? We are all different and individual. No one plan will work for us all. Some of us need more fat, more carbohydrate, or more protein. What you need and in what proportion is important for you to answer. How much activity or kind of exercise you need also requires an answer from you. When you have determined this information,...

Read more →


Wine Pairings & Essential Oils

Posted by Meg Shehad on

How to Taste Wines with Essential Oils1. Taste the wine you want to explore with the essential oils. What are your impressions of it? Can you taste the tannins, woodsy notes, floral, or fruit impressions.2. Then decide which category of essential oils you would like to relate to the wine: Sweet, Savory, Citrus or Spice.3. Now select from that category the essential oil you would like to smell from the list.4. There are two ways to smell the essential oils and taste the wine. First is the obvious, uncap the bottle and put the essential oil up to your nose then...

Read more →


Macerations: The Ancient Art of Making Essential Oils

Posted by Meg Shehad on

HistoryThis paper makes a distinction between fat or oil macerations and alcohol macerations. Oil macerations are similar to carriers and alcohol macerations are similar to absolutes. This paper will only explore the fat macerations. Distillation is a relatively new process and our ancestors used various other techniques to get the healing properties of essential oilsand plants. Distillation of essential oils did not happen until the 10th century. Up until this time essential oils were used but primarily as incense. Plant material or resin was burned and the resultant smoke was used to heal or purify. Plant material would be thrown into...

Read more →


Menopause & Essential Oils

Posted by Meg Shehad on

Menopause is associated with pain, discomfort, and fear. The body experiences itself in new ways and this is often accompanied with discomfort. A woman fears that she will loose her looks, her desirability, her usefulness, her sexual desire, her husband, her home, her life. She can look forward to cancer, bone loss, hypertension, and heart disease. Our culture does not paint a rosy picture for women and menopause. One has to wonder why our culture wants to scare us so. Perhaps it has to do with women coming into their power. Menopause marks the death of the mother and the...

Read more →


Net Orders Checkout

Item Price Qty Total
Subtotal $0.00
Shipping
Total

Shipping Address

Shipping Methods