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April Showers Bring May Flowers

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

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Self-care: It’s not selfish, it’s survival

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

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From a Child of Chernobyl to a Holistic Health Junkie: My Health Story

  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