March 23, 2018

Happy Hair Hot Oil Treatment Recipe

This Happy Hair Hot Oil Treatment Recipe is so simple to make, with just three ingredients, and adds luxurious shine to your hair.  Do this treatment about once a month, or more often for damaged hair. Happy Hair Hot Oil Treatment Recipe Ingredients 1/2 Tbsp of coconut oil 1/2 Tbsp […]
April 9, 2018


Some plants have skin protective qualities against the sun’s UV rays.  Typical store bought sunscreens contain harsh chemicals: look for safer ingredients like zinc oxide.  Avoid tanning, and wear clothing to cover the skin.   Carrier oils such as coconut oil, sesame oil, carrot seed oil, and jojoba oil may offer […]
June 30, 2018

Tomato Basil Soup Recipe

This Tomato Basil Soup Recipe is packed with nourishing vegetables and herbs.  Plus, it’s delicious; so enjoy a bowl full for good health! Preparation time is about 30 minutes, but then it is slow cooked in a crockpot for about 4 hours.  Makes 12 large servings. Tomato Basil Soup Ingredients […]
July 6, 2018

Aloe Cucumber Cooling Smoothie

This Aloe Cucumber Cooling Smoothie Recipe will help you chill out on a hot Summer’s day!  Plus it may aid in alleviating digestive complaints such as constipation and nausea, while offering minerals for hydration from the cucumber and coconut milk. Aloe Cucumber Smoothie Ingredients 1/4 cup of aloe gel – […]
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 […]
November 11, 2018

How to Make Aloe Infused Socks to Soothe Dry Feet

Aloe infused socks can help as the weather gets cold and our feet becomes overly dry.  Plus, when it’s chilly outside, it’s cozy to snuggle our toes into a warm pair of socks!  So, give it a try.  Pamper your feet with this easy recipe for aloe infused socks. What […]
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 […]