April 11, 2018

Digestive Aid Dried Fruit Compote Recipe

This spicy and fruity Digestive Aid Dried Fruit Compote Recipe helps get the system moving. Packed with dry fruit and spices, it tastes delicious as well. Digestive Aid Dried Fruit Compote Recipe Ingredients: 2 Cups of dried fruits of your choice: raisins, apricots, prunes, cranberries, peaches, etc.  Prunes are especially effective […]
April 11, 2018

Dried Fruit & Senna Leaf Treat Recipe

Get the bowels moving with this Dried Fruit & Senna Leaf balls Recipe By: Kathy Sadowski, MS in Aromatherapy, Registered Aromatherapist, LMT, RYT Dried Fruit & Senna Leaf Balls Recipe Ingredients ​1/4 pound of fig ​1/4 pound of prune ​1/4 pound of raisins 1/4 pound of dates 1/2 ounce of […]
May 2, 2018

Aloe (Aloe barbadensis) Research

Latin Name: Aloe barbadensis Family: Lillaceae The leaves of an aloe plant contain a mucilaginous gel used topically to soothe burns and wounds, and can be taken internally to alleviate various digestive complaints such as constipation and irritable bowels.  Aloe is a laxative related to its aloin constituent.  It may also […]
May 31, 2018

Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin) Research

Latin Name: Pogostemon cablin Family: Lamiaceae Historically, patchouli oil has been used as a moth repellent to keep the pests away from fine silks, cloth, and rugs. Patchouli has also demonstrated antimicrobial benefits.  Recent in vitro studies have investigated patchouli oil, and specifically its patchouli alcohol constituent for its anti-cancer […]