Essential oils can bring a wealth of benefits to your health and beauty routine, but have you ever considered adding essential oils to your shampoo? Whether you want to combat a bald spot, reduce scalp inflammation or nurture the hair you already have, a variety of essential oils can help you achieve your hair goals. Here are my nine favorite oils for hair growth. [Read more…]
In these stressful times, it is easy to become anxious and fearful for the future. If you have found yourself frenzied, panicked, or stressed out in the last few months, you are not alone! Thankfully, there are healthy ways to handle, process, and minimize the stress in your life. Along with regular exercise, eating healthy, and cutting out sources of anxiety where you can, these soothing essential oils will help calm and refocus your mind and allow you to be settled in the present.
The garden has a lot more to offer than pretty flowers and yummy produce. In fact, it is easy to grow a veritable pharmacy right out your backdoor by planting these incredible herbs that are loaded with health benefits. Here are a few of our favorite simple and powerful herbal remedies straight from the garden.
Ah, sleep — your best friend and at times, your worst enemy. If you are anything like me, you look forward to the evening as you place aside your to-do list and climb between your crisp, refreshing sheets. However, everyone has those nights where your brain won’t turn off, or you just feel restless. Thankfully, there are a few things you can do before you go to bed to ensure that your night is restful, and you wake up feeling ready to tackle the day.
Sleep is an essential part of life. In fact, it is so important that the average human spends ⅓ of their life asleep. Your body needs this time to repair and replenish itself and prepare for the next day of physical and emotional strain. However, many people don’t give their sleep quality the attention it deserves and are running on empty because they’ve been unable to get a good nights rest.
The human body is designed to operate in harmony, with each part — and each hormone — playing its role and contributing to overall wellness. But when your hormones are out of balance, it can mean anything from minor annoyances to chronic inflammation and disease. [Read more…]
Since the dawn of time, humans have sought healing from plants, and many of today’s modern medicines are made using ingredients that are derived from shrubs, herbs and trees. Wouldn’t it be nice to have your very own medicinal garden where you can pick what you need when you need it? Here’s how to do it. [Read more…]