GOLF & PEPPERMINT ESSENTIAL OIL

You may have heard this controversy about Jordan Spieth chewing gum on the golf course during his win at the Open. Spieth’s coach, Cameron McCormick, gave him a pack of peppermint gum prior to practice for the first round of the Open. Like a good student he took it without question. According to the article I read Jordan was chewing somewhat unconsciously, a...

Essential Oils and Gardening

When we use Essential Oils and Gardening for our bodies , we use them three ways: aromatically, topically, and internally. We can use them in similar ways with our plants, and even with our livestock. Our oils are extremely pure, and also potent—but are considered safe for internal consumption for both humans and animals. Many clinical tests have bee...

Cardiovascular Health

WHAT IS CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH? The heart, circulatory system, the blood vessels, and the approximately five liters of blood that the blood vessels transport make up the cardiovascular system. This system is responsible for pushing blood to the organs, tissues, and cells, and for transporting oxygen, nutrients, hormones, and cellular waste products throu...

Lavender

Lavender has been used and cherished for centuries for its unmistakable aroma and myriad of therapeutic benefits. In ancient times, the Egyptians and Romans used Lavender for mummification, bathing, relaxation, cooking, and as a perfume. Its ability to calm and soothe the mind and body continue to be Lavender’s most notable qualities. Lavender is f...

WHAT ARE ESSENTIAL OILS?

What are essential oils? If you have ever enjoyed the scent of a rose, you’ve experienced the aromatic qualities of Essential Oils. These naturally occurring, volatile aromatic compounds are found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. They can be both beautifully and powerfully fragrant. They give plants their distin...

ESSENTIAL OILS FOR SLEEP

Essential Oils for Sleep, what are they? Have you ever lain awake at night unable to find the Sandman? Sung lullabies in hopes of helping your child find peaceful rest? Stared at the ceiling for hours? Or maybe counted that endless rotation of sheep? There are many options for sleep aids that come with many different side effects. What if there was anoth...

THE POWER of AROMA

The Power of Aroma is one of the most powerful senses of the human body. One of the most well-studied areas of aroma research is the effect of smell on EMOTIONS and MOOD. For example, there is convincing evidence demonstrating that simply inhaling the AROMA of an ESSENTIAL OIL is effective for calming nervous or anxious feelings in a variety of settings....