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February 18, 2019

Making Aromatic Teas from Herbs Growing in the Garden

By Kathy Sadowski, LMT, RYT, Registered Aromatherapist This article originally appeared in the NAHA Journal (Autumn, 2018) and  it is republished here according to the NAHA Writer Guidelines 2017-2018 statement. In a few months, you can be making aromatic teas from the herbs growing in your garden!  February is the […]
February 19, 2019

Herbal Mouthwash Recipe

More cold weather is coming.  So, this morning, I went outside and assessed the herbs still barely growing in my garden.  It is surprising what can survive through the Winter in Dallas, TX, if you plant in a protected area.  Still alive were my mint, sage, thyme, and rosemary.  I […]
October 8, 2019

Roasted Pumpkin Seed Recipe

Roasted pumpkin seeds are easy to make, delicious, and good for you.  They are high in minerals like zinc, magnesium, and omega-3 fats.  In a few human studies, pumpkin seed oil has shown to reduce prostatic hyperplasia.  In animal studies, the plant extract has improved urinary system health, blood pressure, […]
November 1, 2019

Try Making Cinnamon Pinecones

Cinnamon pinecones offer an aromatic holiday delight.  Make this recipe and place it in a decorative bowl to enjoy! Plus, this is a great time of year to collect pinecones that have fallen from the trees.  Pinecones from outside should be shaken and then heated to prevent bugs attached to […]
December 1, 2019

Orange Spice Homemade Potpourri

This Orange Spice Homemade Potpourri makes a great holiday or home warming gift.  It takes a little time to dry the oranges, but the rest of the recipe is very easy and can be customized to suit your liking.  Choose citrus and spice aromas such as lemon, orange, cinnamon, clove, […]
December 1, 2019

Sleepy Valerian & Hops Hot Chocolate Recipe

Valerian & hops couple well together.  This recipe might just be better then a beer, to slowly sip on a cold Winter’s eve.  There is nothing like a special hot chocolate treat to help you fall asleep at night.  Valerian & hops have shown in human studies to aid in […]
December 1, 2019

12 Holiday Tea Recipes – Easy to Make & Great to Drink During Chilly Weather!

What is on my wish list this holiday season?  Ahhh, to slowly sip a steaming mug of holiday tea while warming my toes next to the fireplace. A great book in hand, along with a spicy herbal peace soothing me from deep within.  When the weather outside is frightful, I […]
February 3, 2020

Delicious Year Round – 5 Cold Brew Tea Recipes

By: Kathy Sadowski, MS in Aromatherapy, LM, RA (Registered Aromatherapist) Pictured: Cold Brewed Hibiscus Lime Tea – Thanks to Mountain Rose Herbs for providing the organic products to make this recipe! Have you ever over-brewed your hot tea, making a bitter drink that’s hard to enjoy? Cold brewing is a […]
February 22, 2020

Achy Cocoa-Menthol Muscle Rub Recipe

Pictured: Achy Cocoa Menthol Muscle Rub – Thank you to Mountain Rose Herbs for providing the ingredients to make this recipe! By: Kathy Sadowski, MS in Aromatherapy, LMT, RA (registered aromatherapist) 2/17/2020 In my massage therapy practice, I have found that applying muscle rubs containing menthol onto target areas has […]