Tag Archives: Food

A Global Guide to Healthy Drinks

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Recently, spas have been trending toward beverages with a variety of healing properties, including the ability to flush out bodily toxins, increase blood flow, and provide energy. Perhaps most interesting, these drinks are worldly concoctions and bring with them mystical … Continue reading

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Herbs & Aromatherapy for Pain

Pain is an unpleasant reality for many people. From the healthiest to the unhealthiest, we all find ourselves in pain’s grip at one time or another. Whether your pain is self-inflicted from exuberant weekend warrior syndrome, brought on by the … Continue reading

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Tea Leaves – Flowing with the Seasons Reflects Wisdom

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Farmers–who plant, nurture, and harvest crops, then allow the ground to lie fallow for a period of rest–know well the significance of the seasons. Practitioners of the principles of Chinese medicine also honor the seasons, understanding that a healthy life … Continue reading

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Incensed with fear? 10 Aromatherapy oils for Emotional Transformation

In ancient times, physicians used the sense of smell as a diagnostic tool. They knew that particular diseases caused particular smells or odor changes in the body. Arthritis and rheumatism carry an acid smell, diabetes has an acetone smell in … Continue reading

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24 Hours of AromaTherapy – Easing Through Your Day

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Morning Shower and More There is no better way to begin the day than with the scent of herbs and aromatics. At bedtime, set the timer on a diffuser so you wake to it in the morning. Add an essential … Continue reading

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Holistic Aromatherapy – Using Essential Oils to Achieve Balance

Using aromatherapy to balance your whole being will not only affect the health of your   body, mind, and spirit, it will undoubtedly affect the health of your business as well. When you experience renewed vigor and harmony within, it’s hard … Continue reading

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Essential Oils Safety Guide – Know Your Contraindications

Avoid Completely –Any essential oil for which you do not have information. –Bitter almond, boldo leaf, buchu, yellow camphor, brown camphor, sassafras, calamus, horseradish, mugwort, mustard, pennyroyal, rue, savin, savory, tansy, thuja, wormseed, wormwood. Avoid With Pregnancy –Aniseed, basil, birch, … Continue reading

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Herbs & Aromatherapy as Anti-Inflammatories – Easing Aches and Pains

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For soreness, aches and pains associated with exercise, some people use muscle rubs (often medicinal-smelling), aspirin or other over-the-counter (OTC) pain relievers, while others just tough it out. These remedies can be quite costly, as well as having unpleasant side … Continue reading

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Restoring the Simple Pleasures of Food – The Art of Slowing Down

The succulent and distinct taste of a fresh Olympia oyster. The sweet, mellow, nutty flavor of dry jack cheese intensified by years of aging. The aromatic juiciness of a pixie tangerine. The richly flavored meat of the bourbon red turkey. … Continue reading

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Food – Your Body’s Natural Healer

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Your body can heal itself from skin and digestive disorders, as well as a host of other maladies, if you just give it a chance. What does it take? According to Scott Ohlgren, holistic health practitioner and proponent of nutritional … Continue reading

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