May 4, 2018

Beta-glucans

Cereal beta-glucans are found in oat, wheat, rye, and barley. Links to Plants Containing Beta-glucans   RESEARCH The listings of research below represents 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 […]
May 30, 2018

Aloe Slushy For Sun Burned Skin

Has being out in the Summer sun gotten you burned like an over cooked piece of toast?  Try this aloe slushy recipe to sooth the skin. By: Kathy Sadowski, MS in Aromatherapy, Registered Aromatherapist, LMT Aloe Slushy Ingredients ​3 Tablespoons of fresh aloe 3 Tablespoons of ice 3 Tablespoons of […]
June 3, 2018

Oats (Avena sativa) Research

Latin Name: Avena sativa Family: Poaceae GENERAL Natural Medicines (2015).  Oats Monograph.  Retrieved in July, 2016.  Retrieved from www.naturalmedicines.com Petersen, D. (2016).  Course Material.  HERB503, Advanced Herbal Materia Medica II.  American College of Healthcare Sciences.  www.achs.edu. Chatuevedi, N., Yadav, S., & Shukla, K. (2011). Diversified therapeutic potential of Avena sativa: […]
June 17, 2018

Five Easy Body Scrub Recipes With Readily Available Ingredients

It is surprisingly easy to make your own body scrubs at home.  Many of the recipe ingredients you will already have on hand in your kitchen, and you can mix up a jar in just a few short minutes.  Below are five recipes offering a variety of body scrub options […]
July 24, 2018

Stop Those Prickly, Itchy, Red Hot Bumps – Herbs for a Heat Rash

Summer is a time for sweating, which can lead to an insanely itchy heat rash!  These prickly, itchy, red hot bumps can erupt when our sweat glands become clogged.  This often happens when we become overheated.  Our body’s cooling mechanism, to sweat, can stop working effectively due to the sweat […]
September 25, 2018

Honey Oat Skin Mask Gentle and Effective for Dry or Itchy Skin

Honey and oats aren’t just for breakfast anymore!  Try this Honey Oat Skin Mask Recipe.  It is so simple!  You can whip up this easy recipe in under a minute.  And who doesn’t love a recipe that has only three ingredients! Why rub sticky honey and oats all over your […]
October 28, 2018

Weight Loss

Weight gain can be caused by a variety of factors, including: over-eating, lack of exercise, stress, hormone changes, and more. Recipes to Help with Weight Loss Blog Articles RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the topic, with a very brief overview description […]
October 28, 2018

What are 3 foods that may help with weight loss?

Losing weight can be a daunting task.  Eating right is an important part of the equation.  I found some human studies demonstrating that the foods and herbs listed below may be helpful. Try incorporating oats, flax, and grapefruit into your diet!  Further, cinnamon, apple cider vinegar, and green tea may […]
December 29, 2018

Skin Burns

There are varying degrees of skin burns. Mild burns can be treated at home.  More severe burns require medical attention and can even be life threatening.  Below is some research. Recipes to Help with Burns   Blog Articles   RESEARCH The listings of research below represents a compilation of scientific […]