cannabis / hemp

September 20, 2018

Benefits of Using Carrier Oils with Essential Oils

Essential oils should always be diluted in carrier oils, alcohol, or vinegar with topical use.  These highly volatile plant extractions have been proven more effective with less harmful side effects when diluted.  Experts agree, using essential oils neat can result in painful skin irritations, or worse!  Professional aromatherapy organizations and […]
October 6, 2018

Rose Clay Mask – Luxurious Silky Pleasure

With only threee ingredients and a one minute preparation time, you must try this rose clay mask recipe.  It smells great and will leave your skin feeling silky soft with a rosy glow!  This mask can help with: removing dead skin cells and other impurities, tightening and toning the skin, […]
October 14, 2018

Cannabis sativa: Hemp Seed Oil vs CBD for the Skin

The plant: Cannabis sativa is a medicinal crop that has been harvested for thousands of years.  Further, it grows all over the world.  For centuries, it has been useful in making clothing, paper, cordage, textiles, and more.  It is quite the buzz today, because research has shown it could help […]
August 9, 2019

Hemp (Cannabis sativa) Research

Latin Name: Cannabis sativa Family: Cannabaceae RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the topic, with a very brief overview description of each article/study.  This compilation of research articles does not necessarily imply that there are adequate results to demonstrate safe and/or effective […]
November 8, 2019

What is the Difference Between a Seed and a Nut

This article originally appeared in the NAHA Journal (Fall 2019) and it is republished here according to the NAHA Writer Guidelines 2019-20 copyright statement. By Kathy Sadowski, MS in Aromatherapy, RA, LMT Answering the question “What is the difference between a seed and a nut?” can become quite complex. This […]