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April 2, 2018
essential oil bug spray

Essential Oil Bug Spray Recipe

There is much research on the insecticidal and repelling activities of many different essential oils.  A variety of plant essential oils have natural repelling properties, offering an alternative to toxic chemical repellents.  Typically, essential oil bug sprays require more frequent application than deet bug sprays. Species and subspecies of bugs […]
April 3, 2018

Asteraceae Anxiolytics

When you see daisies, does it make you smile?  Can sniffing a marigold calm you down?  Do you like to drink chamomile tea before bed to help you sleep?  Several plants of the Asteraceae family have shown research demonstrating the ability to improve mood and cognitive health. Their aromas have shown […]
April 4, 2018
esters

Esters Found in Essential Oils

The Amazing Esters Found in Essential Oils By Kathy Sadoswski MS, LMT, RYT This article originally appeared in the NAHA Journal (Winter, 2017) and  it is republished here according to the NAHA Writer Guidelines 2017-2018 statement. Esters are oxygenated compounds that occurs during the “esterification process” when an acid combines […]
April 7, 2018

Laundry Stain Pretreating Recipe

This laundry stain pretreating recipe helps to cut the stains on cloths without using harsh ingredients. Laundry Stain Pretreating Ingredients 2 cups white vinegar 1 cup hydrogen peroxide 1 cup water 2 teaspoons Eucalyptus globulus essential oil 2 teaspoons Dawn brand dish detergent 2 teaspoons of baking soda Laundry Stain […]
April 9, 2018
dong quai soup recipe

10 Herbs to Good Health Soup Recipe

10 Herbs to Good Health is a great soup to eat when you are not feeling well.  It is highly nourishing, light, and has a flavorful broth. 10 Herbs to Good Health Soup Ingredients 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 onion, chopped 1 clove of garlic, minced 1 Tbsp of grated […]
April 9, 2018
spicy house cleaner

All Purpose Spicy House Cleaner Recipe

With this All Purpose Spicy House Cleaner Recipe, get into green cleaning!  Natural cleaning ingredients are better for your health, reducing the toxins in your house.  This natural all purpose cleaner will leave your house smelling herbal fresh! Clean the bathroom, kitchen, floors, and toss a 1/4 cup in the […]
April 9, 2018
anise cookies recipe

Anise Cookies Recipe

This anise cookies recipe is very simple, with only 4 ingredients, and tastes unique.  The anise spice imparts a licorice flavor, and sweetened with the sugar, no other spices are necessary in this recipe.  These cookies are best eaten with a hot drink for dipping. Anise Cookies Recipe Ingredients 4 […]
April 9, 2018
Asian Seaweed Salad Recipe

Asian Seaweed Salad Recipe

This Asian Seaweed Salad recipe can be served cold or hot, and pairs well as light appetizer before a heavy meal. Asian Seaweed Salad Recipe Ingredients: 1 Tbsp of sesame oil 1 onion, chopped 1 clove of garlic, minced 1 Tbsp of ginger, minced 1 cup of celery, chopped 1 […]
April 9, 2018

Bath Bombs Recipe

Bath Bombs are the Bomb! By: Kathy Sadowski, MS in Aromatherapy, RA, LMT, RYT 4/9/18 Many people I speak with think it would be way to hard to make their own bath bombs.  In fact, it is really not that difficult to make your own fabulous bath bombs at home […]
April 9, 2018

Bay Spice Face Tonic Recipe

This Bay Spice Face Tonic Recipe is spicy, and invigorating. Take a whiff and rub on the face for a morning wake up! The aroma is spicy, fresh, sweet, and earthy. Bay Spice Face Tonic Ingredients 10 bay leaves 10 allspice balls 10 whole cloves 10 slices of ginger OR […]
April 10, 2018

Blood Strengthening Antioxidant Spicy Fruit Compote Recipe

This Blood Strengthening Antioxidant Spicy Fruit Compote Recipe is a delicious way to combine healthy ingredients into a sweet treat! Blood Strengthening Antioxidant Spicy Fruit Compote Ingredients 1 cup of dried prunes 1 cup of dried apricots 1 cup of dried cranberries 1 cup of dried cherries 1 Tbsp of […]
April 10, 2018
rosemary infused oil

Boneset & Rosemary Immunity Syrup Recipe

This boneset & rosemary immunity syrup recipe is quick to make and may help reduce the common cold.  Research on the immunity boosting potential of boneset and rosemary are listed below. ​Boneset & Rosemary Immunity Syrup Recipe Ingredients 1 ounce of fresh boneset (1/2 ounce dried) 1 ounce of fresh […]