February 15, 2018
anti-inflammatory

Topical Anti-inflammatory Studies for Pine, Juniper, & Cedarwood

Pictured: Juniper Trees used to make Anti-inflammatory Home Remedies Scotch pine / Pinus sylvestris / Family: Pinaceae Juniper / Juniperus communis / Family: Cupressaceae Virginia cedarwood / Juniperus virginia / Family: Cupressaceae By: Kathy Sadowski, MS in Aromatherapy, RA, LMT, RYT Trees standing serene; they bring to us the feeling of […]
April 7, 2018

Hypoglycemic / Antidiabetic

Hypoglycemic herbs have the potential to lower blood sugar levels and improve other symptoms associated with diabetes.  Discuss with your Doctor how the use of herbs to lower blood sugar levels can affect certain medical conditions and medications. Hypoglycemic Herb Recipes Blog Articles RESEARCH The listings of research below represent […]
April 7, 2018
cinnamaldehyde

Hypolipidemic / Cholesterol

Hypolipidemic herbs and essential oils aid in reducing the lipids in the blood and cholesterol levels.  Consult with a Doctor on how herbs that can lower cholesterol may affect certain medications. Cholesterol Lowering Recipes Blog Articles RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on […]
April 12, 2018

Gumweed Poison Ivy Salve

Try  this Gumweed Poison Ivy Salve if you have gotten tangled up with this three-leaved itch-causing plant. Gumweed Poison Ivy Salve Ingredients 2 ounces of fresh gumweed flower tops (Grindelia camporum) 1 cup of olive oil 1/4 cup of beeswax 1 Tbsp of sea salt 1/2 cup of dried oats, ground […]
April 12, 2018

Ground Oats Facial Cleanser

This ground oats facial cleanser gently scrubs the skin.  Use about twice a week for good exfoliation. Ground Oats Facial Cleanser Ingredients 1 cup of oats – ground in a food processor or blender 1 cup of dried sea clay powder (bentonite) 1 cup of finely ground sea salt 2 […]
April 19, 2018

Oats & Flowers Bath Soak Recipe

This Oats & Flowers Bath Soak Recipe is great for itchy or dry skin.  It gently soothes with a calming floral aroma. Oats & Flowers Bath Soak Ingredients 2 cups of oats – ground 1 cup of dried lavender – ground 1 cup of dried calendula – ground 1 cup […]
April 24, 2018
osteoporosis

Lignans

Lignans are a phytoestrogen as found in flax, sesame, rye, wheat, oat, barley, brassica vegetables, and red wine. Links to Plants Containing Lignans   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 […]
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: […]
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 […]