If you've ever bought a drink from places like Jamba Juice, you've undoubtedly been asked the question, "would you like a boost?" In other words, they were asking you if you wanted some vitamin or mineral supplementation in your beverage. In this article, we'll learn about several types of highly nutritive oils that can be … Continue reading Would You Like a Boost?
In a previous blog article, I introduced herbs and how they are helpful for skincare. In this article I will feature an herbal blend I purchased from an apothecary in Prescott, Arizona. As I stated in my previous blog article about Four Power Herbs, herbs are a powerful addition to natural skincare products. In this article, … Continue reading More Power Herbs for Healthy Skin
Although my training is in aromatherapy, a year or two ago I learned about the amazing things herbal preparations can do for skincare. In this article we will discover the benefits of green tea, calendula flower, chamomile flower, and comfrey root. We will also learn about infusions, tinctures and decoctions. I recently became more confident … Continue reading Four Power Herbs for Skincare
Aloe Vera (Aloe barbadensis miller) is a cactus plant that belongs to the Liliaceae family. It grows in dry climates, such as in parts of Africa and India, and has been used medicinally for centuries. (1) I remember taking a trip to Avalon, Catalina Island, California back in 2013 with a social group, and one … Continue reading 7 Ways to Love Aloe Vera
Pumpkin Seed Oil (Cucurbita Pepo L.) is a highly nutritive carrier oil whose benefits extend far beyond the autumn season. After you've read this article, you will learn 5 great things about it, and you'll come to appreciate what this reddish/greenish colored oil can do. This oil is a precursor ingredient in my aromatherapeutic balm, … Continue reading 5 Great Things About Pumpkin Seed Oil