Ease Menstrual Cramps & PMS Symptoms with Essential Oils

Whiles some women are fortunate enough to skate through their monthly period with a little bloat, others are doubled over in pain for a few days without fail. One of the most common gynecological complaints among adult females is cramping at the onset of menstruation. Some research has shown that over 80% of all college … Continue reading Ease Menstrual Cramps & PMS Symptoms with Essential Oils

6 Best Essential Oils For Headaches & How to Use Them

About 45 million Americans are said to suffer from chronic daily headaches, especially women, who develop about twice as many as men. Headache disorders are fairly common, including migraines, tension headaches, and cluster aches – in fact, it’s been estimated that around the world, about 50 percent suffer from one type of headache or another. … Continue reading 6 Best Essential Oils For Headaches & How to Use Them

15 Essential Oils for Fighting Coughs and Congestion

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

High of 68 Monday, High of 35 Friday – Winter Weather in North Carolina & How to Survive It Without Catching a Cold

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

Ouch! My aching back! Is there an oil for that?

Like me, if you have lower back pain, you are not alone. Studies have shown that about 80 percent of adults experience low back pain at some point in their lifetimes. I have to admit, when I was younger, when an adult complained about their “bad back” I would roll my eyes and snicker.  Yeah right … Continue reading Ouch! My aching back! Is there an oil for that?

Homemade Diaper Cream: A Healing Solution

It's been a long time since I've had a baby in the house, but I remember my poor son's little bum when a case of diaper rash would strike. This recipe is super moisturizing, and not just for the baby! This recipe will make enough to fill two 5-ounce jars (with a little extra). Ingredients 3 ounces … Continue reading Homemade Diaper Cream: A Healing Solution