Massage For Babies And Children

by Lynn Huber March 8, 2017
Massage For Babies And Children

All babies love to be massaged. It’s good for bonding and has a calming effect if a baby is suffering from colic or is restless or generally unhappy. Just be sure to use the age-appropriate essential oils. The recommended carrier oil for newborn babies is sweet almond oil – it is emollient, nourishing to dry […]

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Wheat Herb Bread

by Lynn Huber March 5, 2017
Wheat Herb Bread

Whether you make this bread from store-bought whole wheat flour or from whole wheat flour you’ve ground yourself at home, the results will be a warm, delicious, sweet-smelling loaf of bread. If you prefer a lighter loaf, substitute unbleached white bread flour for the whole wheat flour. This is a great bread for dipping in […]

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Neuralgia

by Lynn Huber March 1, 2017
Neuralgia

Neuralgia is an intense pain felt when a nerve is irritated or compressed. Any inflammation or infection can aggravate it, and sometimes it’s hard to know where it came from. Neuralgia is pain in a damaged nerve of the nervous system. It is not usually a disorder in its own right, rather a symptom of […]

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Hot Flashes

by Lynn Huber February 26, 2017
Hot Flashes

Whether it creeps up on you or you have forewarning, menopause is a fact of life for all women. A hot flash is a feeling of intense heat, not caused by external sources. Hot flashes can appear suddenly, or you may feel them coming on. You may experience: tingling in your fingers your heart beating […]

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Menstrual Cramps

by Lynn Huber February 22, 2017
Menstrual Cramps

Menstrual cramps, also known as dysmenorrhea or period pains, are painful sensations felt in the lower abdomen that can occur both before and during a woman’s menstrual period. The pain ranges from dull and annoying to severe and extreme. In 2011, researchers in Korea found aromatherapy massage more effective than Tylenol in reducing the pain […]

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Bathing Baby

by Lynn Huber February 19, 2017
Bathing Baby

Bathing baby in an essential oil bath can be an enjoyable experience for both parent and child. Inhaling the essential oil as baby is bathed can be very relaxing. Therapeutically, using an essential oil in the bath can aid skin conditions and soothe minor aches and pains – just be sure to use age appropriate […]

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Essential Oils For Babies and Children

by Lynn Huber February 15, 2017
Essential Oils For Babies and Children

Our children deserve the best. By using pure, natural oils on their bodies you are giving them just that. The following table specifies the amounts of oils to use in preparations for babies and children. Most essential oils are too powerful to use on the skin of newborn babies and should not be used until […]

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Insomnia

by Lynn Huber February 12, 2017
Insomnia

The occasional sleepless night isn’t the same as real insomnia, which involves losing sleep on a regular basis. If you can’t sleep, don’t lie there tossing and turning. Get up and do something relatively relaxing, like reading a book or having a warm milky drink. Essential oils, used for massage, in the bath or with […]

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Black Pepper

by Lynn Huber February 8, 2017
Black Pepper

Black pepper is a climbing vine that can reach up to 20 feet (6 m) if left unpruned. The black dried fruit is ground as a cooking spice and for steam distillation as an oil. The perfume is warm, spicy, and familiar, blending with basil, bergamot, cypress, frankincense, geranium, citrus oils, sandalwood, and ylang ylang. […]

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