Why if I could only use one essential oil for the rest of my life it would be Yarrow|Pom.
My bath is most definitely my most favorite part of the house. When choosing the new home, my husband and I went to look at some new construction (just to see all our options) and I realized that many brand new homes do not have baths – just oversized showers – in the master bath.… Continue reading Goddess Bath
Do you love your doTERRA essentials oils like I do? Do you obsess about getting EVERY.SINGLE.LAST.DROP out of those precious bottles? I have a few ideas! In fact, in almost 4 years of using doTERRA oils I have developed a pretty streamlined system of step by step actions that ensure I make my oils work… Continue reading Get that last drop!
During the springtime, we all delight in the intoxicating aroma of flowers, and for a good reason. Chemically, the flower plant family is dominated by esters. Esters are the most common functional group in aromatherapy with their pleasing and somewhat sweet fragrance. They are sedative, antispasmodic, and calming to the central nervous system (Lavabre, 1990. pp… Continue reading April Showers Bring May Flowers
Yesterday I had the privilege of teaching a self-care workshop to a group of wonderful human beings who gathered for a monthly meeting of the Healing Cooperative – Houston. The Cooperative, led by Susan Taylor-Gol, a Reiki master and art therapy teacher, is an amazing avenue for holistic health practitioners to share their knowledge and… Continue reading Self-care: It’s not selfish, it’s survival
Lately, quite a few people have been asking me about my path to natural remedies and essential oils, so I figured it would be an interesting topic for a post. There is a lot of personal information here, very vulnerable things, so it is my greatest hope that you will read it with the… Continue reading From a Child of Chernobyl to a Holistic Health Junkie: My Health Story