Sleep apnea is a form of sleep disorder which affects nearly 40 percent of North American adults. It’s characterized by brief interruptions in breathing or periods of shallow breathing during sleep. The breathing pauses can happen continuously throughout the night which lasts from a few seconds to a few minutes. This condition usually come out […]

Essential oils have been in use for centuries for a number of reasons, including their health purposes, medicinal properties and often delightful scents. They can be used to aid in housework, provide aromatherapy, protect your immune system and care for your body. The oils are made using every part of the plants, from the flowers […]

Life can be demanding and hectic, leading to stress and anxiety. Health professionals urge us all to find ways to de-stress and relax, but that usually seems easier said than done. Essential oils, however, are your natural super-power to effectively and safely help you relax and let go of feelings of anxiety and depression. Essential […]

Aromatherapy is gaining in popularity as a cheap, effective way to promote relaxation and simply improve the ambiance of a room. Because it is so effective in promoting relaxation and reducing stress, many pregnant women are drawn to the idea of aromatherapy. However, many essential oils out there are not safe for use during pregnancy. […]

Aromatherapy and essential oils have certainly increased rapidly in popularity over the last couple of years. However, with all of the names and ingredients, it is hard to keep up with what ingredients are safe, effective, and easy to find. Luckily, there are some books out there that are excellent resources for those individuals that […]

Imagine stepping inside your house to be embraced with the sweet-smelling aroma of grapefruit essential oil. Its calming, energizing and uplifting aroma is inviting and instantly refreshing. Extracted from the rind of grapefruits through a process called cold-pressing, the essential oil provides numerous health benefits to our bodies ranging from skin care to weight loss. […]

Wintergreen essential oil is well respected for its medicinal benefits, especially by those that suffer from arthritis and/or gout. However, it is useful for so many other applications, which makes it one of those go-to essential oils that everyone should have. Benefits of  Wintergreen Essential Oil Read on to learn about the various uses for […]

Have you grown tired of using soaps laden with chemicals and fragrances that cause awful reactions to your skin? You can make your own soap at home with easily available ingredients. Homemade soap uses natural ingredients that are mild on your skin. Some of these ingredients like essential oils are beneficial to your skin and […]

How many times have you read the ingredients of your hair shampoo and conditioner? If you haven’t, it’s high time you started. You’ll be shocked to know that there are over a dozen toxic ingredients used in shampoos and conditioners, even those labeled as “All-natural”. Chemicals are bad for your hair. And since the scalp […]

Somehow the western diet is to blame for the increased number of people developing type 2 diabetes. These diets include processed grains, added sugar, meat, dairy, and salt. According to the CDC, 30 percent of U.S adults drink sweetened beverages such as soda daily. To manage diabetes, you need to maintain a normal blood sugar […]

If you have a bottle of rubbing alcohol somewhere in your house, chances are high that you’re not fully utilizing its uses. For most of us, rubbing (Isopropyl) alcohol is usually in the medicine cabinet and the only time we remove it is when we want to disinfect a wound. But did you know there […]

If it’s your first time hearing about tisane, chances are you’ve already consumed it more than once. You’ve probably used the terms tea and tisane interchangeably without knowing. But, did you know that the beverage you thought was tea, was actually not tea? Tea Vs Tisane Tisane Tisane, pronounced as ti-zahn, means herbal infusion. This […]

A series of illnesses including diabetes, HIV, cancer, autoimmune disorders, and shingles can cause nerve pain. Similarly, injured or people experiencing physical or psychological stress can experience nerve pain. At times this pain may get better on its own without any form of treatment, but most of the time the pain has a significant impact […]

Cinnamon has long been used not only as a delicious spice but also as a home remedy for medical purposes. People have been using it thousands of years when the tree’s barks were used to treat any form of illnesses. Some of its health benefits include the treatment of gastrointestinal complaints, heartburn, indigestion, nausea and […]

The Aloe Vera plant is not only known for its medicinal use but also its wide application in beauty products. The vast amount of amino acids and proteolytic enzymes in Aloe Vera works exceptionally well on our skin and hair to prevent and treat various kinds of skin conditions. This succulent plant has been in […]