January 10, 2018

How Lemon May Help Boost Mood & Cognition – Plus Home Recipes

Pictured: Lemon (Citrus limonum) What aroma is good for boosting mood and may also help with studying?  Lemon (Citrus limonum) has shown in studies to reduce anxiety and depression.  It may also be a useful tool for studying.  In a 2008 study, key constituents (taken internally) that reduced both physical […]
March 9, 2018

Calming Herbal Tea

Pictured – Calming Herbal Tea By: Kathy Sadowski, Master of Science Degree in Aromatherapy, Registered Aromatherapist, LMT, RYT Lavender, chamomile, and lemon balm have been used for centuries to calm the mind.  Below is a very simple recipe for a calming tea.  A few research studies on the calming effects […]
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 […]
March 14, 2018

How To Brew Delicious Herbal Tea

It is very easy to brew delicious herbal tea from fresh and dried herbs.  First, choose your favorite herbs to keep handy.  Use fresh organically grown herbs from your own garden.  Dry them yourself, or buy quality dried herbs from herbal shops.  Store dried herbs in sealed jars to last up […]
March 20, 2018

Rose Petal Jam Recipe

This rose petal jam recipe is divine, with roses imparting a fruity, velvety, and slightly sweet flavor.  Turn a piece of toast into a luxurious breakfast, or dress up pancakes for the holidays with this fancy spread. Rose Petal Jam Ingredients 3 cups of apple juice 1 pealed apple, sliced […]
March 21, 2018

The Health Benefits of Matcha Green Tea

I am a huge matcha green tea connoisseur, and have nearly two cups a day.  Currently, it’s a cold Spring morning, and I am sipping on a hot blend of the green powder, mixed with raw honey and coconut milk – ahhhh life is good!  But wait, it gets better […]
March 23, 2018

Salty Hair Thickener Recipe

With this Salty Hair Thickener Recipe, some sea salt in a spray bottle can help thicken the hair. Jojoba and aloe are also added to soften, and essential oils provide aromatic pleasure. Salty Hair Thickener Recipe Ingredients 1 cup of distilled water 3 Tbsp of finely ground sea salt 1 […]
April 11, 2018

Easy Rose Hip Tea Recipe to Help You Relax

Try making this beautifully calming Easy Rose Hip Tea Recipe to enjoy the finer things in life.  While there are multiple species of rose, its flavor is generally: delicate, smooth, mildly sweet, floral, and fruity.  Not only does it taste luxuriously floral, rose has also shown in multiple human studies […]
April 11, 2018

Feverfew Headache Relief Tea Recipe

Try this easy feverfew headache relief tea to help with a headache.  Feverfew has shown in a few human research studies to reduce headaches.  Research is listed below. Feverfew Headache Relief Tea Ingredients ​1 teaspoon of chopped fresh feverfew leaves (organically grown) 10 ounces of hot water Feverfew Headache Relief […]
April 12, 2018

Healthful Miso Soup Recipe

This Healthful Miso Soup Recipe is great on a cold day, when the sniffles are coming on, or when the body just needs something light and nourishing.  It is light soup, but packed with herbs for improved immunity, reduced inflammation, and nourishment. Healthful Miso Soup Ingredients 4 ounces of miso […]
June 3, 2018

Colorful Mojito Recipes

The mojito is a Cuban drink imparting a sweet citrus flavor with a minty zing, and great for cooling off in the Summer.  Here are a few twists on the traditional mojito recipe.  Try making these colorful mojitos for a splash of refreshing fun. How to Make a Blue Mojito […]
June 17, 2018

Natural Laundry Detergent Recipe

This homemade laundry detergent works well and smells great!  It’s easy to make, low cost, and less toxic than many commercial brand laundry detergents. Laundry Detergent Ingredients 1/8 cup of grated soap bar flakes (simply chop or grate a bar of soap) 1/8 cup of baking soda 6 cups of […]