January 19, 2018

Ginger & Turmeric for Inflammation: Golden Milk Recipe

By: Kathy Sadowski, MS in Aromatherapy, RA (ARC), LMT Ginger & Turmeric for Inflammation Both ginger (Zingiber officinale) and turmeric (Curcuma longa) are in the zingiberaceae family.  Plus, they both have been used for centuries in Asian cooking and healing remedies.  Their rhizomes (underground stems) are the primary part used.  […]
February 2, 2018

Research on the Cinnamaldehyde Constituent

Pictured: Cinnamon, Whose Key Chemical Constituent is Cinnamaldehyde By: Kathy Sadowski, MS in Aromatherapy, RA, LMT, RYT Cinnamaldehyde is powerfully aromatic, and the dominant constituent found in the bark and leaves of cassia as well as the bark of cinnamon.  It is a potent aldehyde; excessive amounts can cause skin […]
April 11, 2018

Easy Ginger Tea Recipe & Some Research

Ginger – Zingeber officinale – Tastes spicy, tangy, earthy, and slightly sweet.  Try this Easy Ginger Tea Recipe to help aid in digestion, reduces inflammation, help circulation, and for its warming effect. By:  Kathy Sadowsk, MS in Aromatherapy, Registered Aromatherapist, LMT, RYT   Easy Ginger Tea Recipe Ingredients 1 Tbsp […]
April 11, 2018

Easy Clove Tea Recipe

Clove – Eugenia caryophyllus – is a common spice known to be warming and aromatic.  This Easy Clove Tea Recipe is useful for its anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, and warming potential.  Avoid with pregnancy, breastfeeding, young children, or for those with liver disease or those taking anti-coagulants.  Avoid with young children.  Healthy […]
May 5, 2018

Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum) Research

Latin Name: Elettaria cardamomum Greater Cardamom: Amomum subulatum Family: Zingeberaceae Cardamom, in the same family as ginger, is a revered Indian herb used to improve digestive issues, respiratory complaints, and freshen the breathe.  In research, it has shown beneficial antimicrobial and analgesic actions. RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation […]
May 21, 2018

Rosemary (Salvia rosmarinus) Research

Latin Name: Salvia rosmarinus or Rosmarinus officinalis (old botanical name) Family: Lamiaceae Rosemary has been a revered herb since ancient times.  It is a strong antiseptic, aids in cardiac health, boosts cognitive function, and more. RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the […]