March 12, 2018

Memory Tea and Diffuser Recipes

Pictured – Ginkgo Tea By: Kathy Sadowski, Master of Science Degree in Aromatherapy, Registered Aromatherapist, LMT, RYT Memory feeling foggy?  Need to give your cognitive abilities a jump start?  Try drinking this memory tea or running a diffuser with the essential oils listed below. Memory Tea Ingredients: 2 tsp of […]
April 3, 2018

Altitude Sickness

Altitude sickness, also called mountain sickness, is caused by reduced oxygen available to the body at higher altitudes.  It is more likely to happen when climbing altitudes above 8,000 feet quickly, not allowing the body to acclimatize. The body may need more time getting used to the higher level.  Symptoms […]
April 7, 2018

Cognition / Neuroprotective

Do you feel like your brain has gone on a vacation?  There are herbs that can help improve concentration and cognition.  Try some of the recipes listed below to help make studying more effective and work time more productive.  Also included are studies about dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.  Alzheimer’s is […]
April 9, 2018

Anxiety / Mood / Anti-depressive

Anxiety can be caused by many things.  Over time, these stressors can have a negative physical effect on the body.  Herbs and essential oils have demonstrated sedative and anxiolytic activities in many human studies. Recipes to Help with Anxiety Blog Articles Here’s a fun article about the how stimulating the […]
April 10, 2018

Brain Spread Recipe

Suffering from brain drain…Try this brain spread recipe, loaded with herbs and berries to help you get to thinking straightly again. Brain Spread Recipe Ingredients 1 tsp of fresh peppermint leaves – organically grown (or 1/2 tsp dried) 1 tsp of fresh sage leaves – organically grown (or 1/2 tsp dried) […]
April 10, 2018

Brainy Ginkgo & Peppermint Tea Recipe

Need to focus?  Try this Brainy Ginkgo and Peppermint Tea Recipe with herbs to give the mind a pick me up: ginkgo, peppermint, and cayenne.  Quick and easy to make. Brainy Ginkgo & Peppermint Tea Recipe Ingredients 1 Tbsp of dried Ginkgo biloba leaves 1 Tbsp of dried peppermint leaves […]
May 14, 2018

Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba) Research

Latin Name: Ginkgo biloba  Family: Ginkgoaceae The ginkgo herb is most researched for its memory enhancing strengths.  It may also help with altitude sickness and glaucoma, but more research is necessary.  Now if I could only remember how to spell ginkgo! The listings of research below represent a compilation of […]