Immune and Brain Boosting Support with Essential Oils

Back to School Season Invites Immuno & Brain Boosting Support Featuring The Ananda Wellness Blend Trio: Stay Sharp, Be Happy & Sleep Tight! These Ananda formulated essential oil blends work to support your brain, emotions and sleep cycle.We would not consider each to be separate from another when it comes to integrative health. Each oil helps support […]

When to Use a Nebulizing Diffuser

Nebulization by definition is the reduction of a medicinal solution to a fine spray. These fine sprays are often administered in clinical settings or in take-home devices for those with respiratory or asthma conditions. Another way of nebulization therapy is in diffusing essential oils. When using an essential oil, the nebulizing device (or diffuser) would then […]

Comparing Roman vs. German Chamomile: Deciding Which To Use

Chamomile is used around the world for a wide variety of health benefits. And while its popularity and reputation has grown throughout the years, what is less commonly known are the differences between its two main varieties. German (matricaria recutita) and Roman (anthemis nobilis) Chamomile are actually two different species and are distinguished by their […]

Light Barrier: A Natural Skin Protectant

Protection against both UVA and UVB radiation is crucial all year round. The damage that the rays do to our skin cells is often underestimated, yet such a neglectful approach doesn’t prevent it from happening. Before we evaluate how the ingredients in our skin protectant act on UV damage, first we need to know what […]

Skin Benefits of Raspberry Seed Oil

The look of a fresh, ripe raspberry can bring to mind a wealth of ideas. Common thoughts might meander from how delicious it might be, to its vibrant color and the abundance of health benefits it offers. Funny as it may seem, there is actually a proven proportion between a fruit’s appearance and its amount […]

Essential Oils and Your Energy Body – An Eco-Conscious Approach

Utilizing essential oils during yoga and meditation will aid in the alignment of your mind, body, and spirit. Essential oils capture the natural, therapeutic power of plants and can help bring balance to your spiritual routines. The following is a guide to help those seeking to become more mindful and ecologically conscious when using essential […]

Essential Oils and Pregnancy

Essential oils can play a significant role in balancing the ups and downs of pregnancy. They offer assistance to what can be one of the most rewarding experiences of a woman’s life. The human body is complex and pregnancy introduces a need for a new level of love and care for a woman’s body. Although not […]

Essential Oils for Seasonal Affective Disorder – Improving Mood Disorders

Most of us, at one time or another, have been affected by Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D.). S.A.D is a mood disorder and differs from those suffering from clinical depression by the seasonal component. Onset symptoms that typically occur during the change of seasons at the end of fall or beginning of winter. S.A.D. affects both […]

Scientific Research Shows Promising Results with Eucalyptus Oils

What is the first image that crosses your mind when you think of a Eucalyptus tree? Does your mind take a journey down under to the land of the koala where the bears sit amongst the branches snacking on their favorite leaves? Or maybe you’ve experienced a time when eucalyptus oil helped clear your sinuses […]

Sleep Troubles? Valerian Root May Be the Answer

Can’t fall asleep? Are you tossing and turning all night? Do sleep medications make you groggy the next day? If this sounds familiar, you are not alone. It is estimated that about one third of the adult population has problems initiating or maintaining restful sleep. Many times this leads to the use of over the […]

Abdominal Issues? Cumin, Curcumene, and Fennel Provide Relief

Those afflicted with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are plagued with frequent abdominal pain, inflammation, bloating, and altered bowel movements. Sadly, IBS is one of the most common gastrointestinal disorders that impedes quality of life. Despite the number of patients frequently diagnosed with IBS, effective treatments are scarce or associated with several adverse effects. Even more […]