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 […]
May 9, 2018

Coriander (Coriandrum sativum) Research

Latin Name:  Coriandrum sativum Family: Apiaceae The leaves and seeds of C. sativum are both used frequently in cooking.  The leaves are commonly called cilantro, and the seeds are commonly called coriander.  Both have been used as a remedy for a variety of digestive complaints.  Studies have shown it may also […]
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 […]
May 15, 2018

Gotu Kola (Centella asiatica) Research

Centella asiatica Family: Apiaceae Gotu kola is the go-to herb to help elderly adults improve memory, and multiple human studies have shown increased cognitive measure.  It may also be effective in improving blood flow associated with varicose veins and edema. RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of […]
July 13, 2018

Spearmint & Orange – Wake Up Water

Wake up to the fresh and invigorating flavors of spearmint & orange.  These two herbal pick-me-ups have been used as a folk remedy to help improve alertness.  In a few human studies, spearmint and orange have shown to help increase cognitive function and boost mood. Spearmint & Orange – Wake […]