What exactly does “body burden” mean? The term refers to the total amount of accumulated chemical contaminants in the body. It can either refer to all the toxins present as a group, or it can refer to specific toxins such as mercury, lead, or BPA. Doesn’t the body detoxify itself of chemicals? Yes, but some … Continue reading What Is Body Burden?
A cough combined with nasal congestion is, simply put, annoying. These symptoms often accompany the common cold, but they also occur with allergies. But instead of turning to sugary cough syrups, why not try essential oils for coughs and congestion as a natural alternative? A holistic-minded medicine cabinet may be the place to go to … Continue reading 15 Essential Oils for Fighting Coughs and Congestion
And the last oil we will take a look at this week is Meleleuca (Tea Tree). Essential Oil of the Day - Meleleuca (Tea Tree) Melaleuca alternifolia Melaleuca, or Tea Tree oil, is best known for its purifying qualities, which make it useful for cleansing the skin and home surfaces, purifying the air, or promoting … Continue reading Meleleuca (Tea Tree) Essential Oil – All You Need To Know & How To Use It
Did you know that about 80,000 new chemicals have been introduced into the environment in the last 50 years? And that only about 200 of them have ever been assessed for their impact on human health? There are many chemicals in household cleaning products as well as personal care products, and we have no idea … Continue reading Clean Without Chemicals? Yes You Can!
Essential Oil of the Day - Lemon Lemon (Citrus limon) The cleansing, purifying, and invigorating properties of Lemon make it one of the most versatile oils. Description Lemon essential oil has multiple benefits and uses. Lemon is a powerful cleansing agent that purifies the air and surfaces, and can be used as a non-toxic cleaner … Continue reading Lemon Essential Oil – All You Need To Know & How To Use It
With a distinct, energizing, and refreshing scent, Peppermint stimulates both the mind and the body while providing an uplifting energy throughout your day. Known for its cooling and tingly sensation, Peppermint is a favorite for relieving tension in the body. The high menthol content present in dōTERRA’s Peppermint distinguishes it as being of the utmost … Continue reading Peppermint Essential Oil – All You Need To Know & How to Use It
Lavender (Lavandula Angustifolia) is often considered a must-have oil to keep on hand at all times due to its versatile uses, including calming and relaxing properties that promote peaceful sleep and ease feelings of tension. Lavender has been used and cherished for centuries for its unmistakable aroma and myriad benefits. In ancient times, the Egyptians … Continue reading Lavender – All You Need To Know & How To Use It
A tall, perennial plant, Lemongrass has a subtle citrus flavor and is used in Asian cuisine in soups, teas, and curries as well as with fish, poultry, beef, and seafood. In addition to its unique flavor, Lemongrass essential oil promotes healthy digestion and acts as an overall tonic to the body’s systems.* It’s also purifying … Continue reading Lemongrass Essential Oil – All You Need to Know & How to Use It
If you live south of the Mason Dixon Line, you probably have the same kind of winters that we do here in North Carolina. One day it's sunny and 68 and everyone is wearing flip-flops and t-shirts, and three days later, it's 32 and snowing. It's crazy!! But, it is the South and we love … Continue reading High of 68 Monday, High of 35 Friday – Winter Weather in North Carolina & How to Survive It Without Catching a Cold
We have a big storm front moving through tonight and I know this, not only because the weather man said so, but because I can feel a migraine coming on. Weather, more so changes in the bariateic pressure, trigger migraines for me. When this would happen in the past, I would reach for my Imetrex … Continue reading Migraines got you down?